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'We are not moving fast enough' on climate change, Obama tells Arctic leaders

President Barack Obama today called for the U.S. and other Arctic nations to launch more aggressive, faster-paced efforts to combat climate change.

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President Obama Visits Alaska

More than 1,000 attend "Rising Together" event at the Alaska Airlines Center

More than 1,000 people are expected to participate in a welcoming celebration for President Obama at the UAA Alaska Airlines Center for the "Rising Together" event.

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White House: President to advocate for icebreakers, port studies, Arctic mapping

After making the case Monday that the U.S. and other Arctic nations must move faster to halt long-term damage to the environment and economy by climate change, President Barack Obama on Tuesday…

President Obama visits the home of Alaska Dispatch News publisher Alice Rogoff

On the first night of his three day trip to Alaska, President Obama is at the home of Alaska Dispatch News publisher Alice Rogoff for a dinner.

Full text of President Obama's GLACIER Conference Speech

"The main purpose of this meeting was to give me an opportunity to interact and listen to some Alaska Native tribal leaders. A number of them I've met with before during the Tribal Summits that…

'We are not moving fast enough' on climate change, Obama tells Arctic leaders

President Barack Obama today called for the U.S. and other Arctic nations to launch more aggressive, faster-paced efforts to combat climate change.

Residents, officials in Seward work to prepare city for President's arrival

One day before the President Barack Obama is due to arrive in Seward, there is still uncertainty in the community about the visit.

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Trump vows to reverse Obama name change

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump vowed on Monday evening to overturn President Barack Obama's decision to rename Alaska's Mt. McKinley.

Environmentalists in Anchorage rally against Arctic drilling

Environmentalists rallied Monday against oil drilling in the Arctic, gathering at an Anchorage park near a climate change conference President Barack Obama was scheduled to attend later in the…

'Great to be here': Watch the president's arrival, go behind the scenes

Here's more on President Barack Obama's arrival in Anchorage today, from the notebook of New York Times reporter Julie Hirschfeld Davis, one of the pool reporters traveling with the president:

'I've already signed the paperwork,' Jewell says of McKinley name change

The Secretary of Interior, Sally Jewell talked about the Denali name change and an Arctic Youth Ambassador Program, among other topics in an interview with the media during the GLACIER…

PHOTOS: President Obama arrives in Anchorage

President Barack Obama has arrived in Anchorage. Bookmark this page to watch live KTUU coverage of the president's remarks later today at the GLACIER conference. #POTUSAK

Ohio Gov. Kasich opposes changing name of Mount McKinley

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich disagrees with President Barack Obama's decision to rename Mount McKinley as Denali, the name used by native Alaskans.

Kerry: Climate change potential for harm similar to World War II

Secretary of State John Kerry says responding to climate change may seem like a high mountain to climb but current leaders are not the first to face uncertainty about the future.

Mixed weather conditions to follow Obama through Alaska

President Barack Obama’s visit will be met with mixed reactions by more than just Alaskans. The weather during his three-day visit seems to be much of the same.

99 photos of Life in Newtok, a village on the brink

Newtok, which has a population of approximately of 375 Yupik people, was established along the shores of the Ninglick River, near where the river meets the Bering Sea, by the Bureau of Indian…

LIVE STREAM: Watch the GLACIER conference here

Watch live streaming video of the GLACIER conference today in Anchorage. President Obama is expected to speak later today. 

99 photos of Life in Newtok, a village on the brink

Expect climate change in Alaska to be the focal point of President Barack Obama's visit this week to the 49th state. Getty Images recently visited the eroding village of Newtok, where…

Mt. McKinley officially renamed Denali before Presidential visit

North America's tallest peak has officially been renamed to Denali from Mt. McKinley, according to an order signed by the Secretary of Interior, Sally Jewell.

Obama to appear on reality show with Bear Grylls while in Alaska

President Barack Obama will be appearing in a reality show while in Alaska, according to a press release by NBC Monday. 

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Full text of President Obama's GLACIER...

'We are not moving fast enough' on climate...

Seward prepares for Obama s arrival

Residents, officials in Seward work to prepare...

Trump vows to reverse Obama name change

Environmentalists in Anchorage rally against...

'Great to be here': Watch the president's...

'I've already signed the paperwork,' Jewell...

PHOTOS: President Obama arrives in Anchorage

Obama arrives in Anchorage

Obama arrives in Anchorage

Ohio Gov. Kasich opposes changing name of...

Kerry: Climate change potential for harm...

Mixed weather conditions to follow Obama...

99 photos of Life in Newtok, a village on the...

LIVE STREAM: Watch the GLACIER conference here

99 photos of Life in Newtok, a village on the...

Mt. McKinley officially renamed Denali before...

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Dow falls 300 points on more China fears

Here we go again. Stocks took another nosedive in early trading Tuesday following more fears about a slowdown in China's economy.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 300 points, or about 2%, and is 12% below the all-time high it set in May. The S...

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Dylan's 'big pink' house available to rent

If you are Bob Dylan's biggest fan, this just might be the holiday home for you.

The famous "big pink" house -- the place where Dylan and The Band recorded the "Basement Tapes" in 1967, honored in the title of The Band's 1968 album "Music from Big Pi...

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Migrant protests erupt at Hungary station

Angry scenes erupted outside Budapest's main train station Tuesday morning, as crowds of angry migrants and refugees were prevented from boarding trains they hoped would take them on from Hungary toward Western Europe.

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Police respond to wrong home; dog, homeowner shot

A police officer who was shot in the hip while responding to the wrong Atlanta-area home appears to have been shot by one of his colleagues, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday.

The incident also left the homeowner wounded, from a gunsho...

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Video: Man lifts hands, gets shot by deputies

Gilbert Flores is shirtless, running in front of a home in San Antonio as the two sheriff's deputies approach him.

A minute later, he's putting his hands up.

Then the shots ring out, and he falls to the ground.

Cell phone video obtained by CNN affiliat...

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Pope: Priests can forgive abortions

Pope Francis rocked the Catholic world -- again -- on Tuesday by announcing that women who have had an abortion are not automatically excommunicated but can seek forgiveness from priests during the church's upcoming "Year of Mercy."

The Pope's policy,...

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Detroit watchmaker hopes to boost formerly bankrupt city

Few will dispute Detroit has had a long road back from bankruptcy but sometimes it takes a major setback to set the stage for a major comeback.

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