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As global warming causes Arctic ice to melt, the Coast Guard is working on creating new shipping lanes so vessels can safely travel through the now open waters.  (Photo by Pekka Laakso/AFP/Getty Images)

With Sea Ice Melting, Coast Guard Proposing New Shipping Lanes To The Arctic

As global warming causes Arctic ice to melt, the Coast Guard is working on creating new shipping lanes so vessels can safely travel through the now open waters.

12/05/2014

Coastline of Alaska (credit: Bonnie Jo Mount/Getty Images)

Tsunami Warning Downgraded To Advisory

Residents of the city of Adak on Alaska’s Aleutian Islands evacuated the town site and gathered on a nearby hill Monday after a magnitude-8.0 earthquake prompted a tsunami warning for part of the island chain

CBS Seattle–06/23/2014

A Customs and Border Protection agent checks ID's from motorists crossing into the United States. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Homeland Requests Permission To Study Fee At Nation’s Land Border Crossings With Canada

A proposed study of a fee to enter the United States by land has prompted wide opposition from lawmakers from northern states.

CBS Seattle–05/27/2013

Romney endorser Ted Nugent (Photo by Michael Stravato/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Stoke Racial Resentment And Divide The Country

Mitt Romney seems to be drinking the same Kool-Aid as some of his nuttiest supporters. Mitt Romney is silent… and occasionally joins in as his endorsers make increasingly outrageous statements against the president.

09/10/2012

Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

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