Two men reach top of El Capitan in historic climb

...suffering on the wall together over six years," she said.President Barack Obama sent his congratulations from the White House Twitter account, saying the men "remind us that anything is possible."The trek up the world's largest granite...
Ms. Gaters' girls: Coach drives for wins, on court and off

...tucked amid the memorabilia in her office is a photo of Gaters shaking the hand of then President Bill Clinton at the White House, where she was honored for her work with young people in 1998. Another photo shows her being inducted into Women's...
Sullivan sworn in as new US senator

...ultimately did.One of Sullivan's first orders of business was signing on as a co-sponsor to legislation, which the White House threatened to veto, that would approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Sullivan said moving forward with the project...
Davis wins AP Female Athlete of the Year honors Sports Illustrated Kids.She met the Obamas at the White House, starred in a Spike Lee-directed car commercial...thing to do was playing in Williamsport or going to the White House. (The Obamas) just seemed like a regular couple...
Obama withdraws Bristol Bay from offshore drilling

...administration's upcoming plan for offshore leasing - or at least announced at the same time."According to the White House, Republican President Dwight Eisenhower was the first to use presidential authority to withdraw acreage from offshore...
World Sports Briefs

...championship game, Jackie Robinson West was feted with a parade and a visit to the major league World Series and the White House, where they met President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama.Janes said Wednesday that he doesn't know...
Walker's opening choices are hard ones the youngest mayor of Valdez during the hectic early days of the trans-Alaska pipeline, Jimmy Carter was in the White House. Now 63, Walker, who was born and raised in Alaska, built a law career focused on oil and gas and municipal government...
Hawai'i's poet laureate Kealoha visits Juneau

...been leading a monthly slam in Hawaii since 2003. High profile venues for his spoken word performances include the White House and 'Iolani Palace. He said he enjoys the range, and the idea of spreading the art form to a broad audience, people...
Report on tribal youth and violence urges action

...the state is the community of Metlakatla, in southeast Alaska.A key recommendation in the report is to establish a White House Native American affairs office to coordinate services affecting children, among other things.The committee also said...
Black golfer recognized for breaking first racial barriers on the links

...the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Nov. 24 at the White House, the nation's highest civilian honor. He's previously...father is excited about the prospect of returning to the White House. He visited Clinton there during his presidency and...


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