REAL ID Deadline Extension Granted To WashingtonThe federal government has granted Washington state a temporary extension from enforcement of tough new requirements for proof of U.S. residency for driver's licenses and other government-sanctioned ID.
With Sea Ice Melting, Coast Guard Proposing New Shipping Lanes To The ArcticAs 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.
Tsunami Warning Downgraded To AdvisoryResidents 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
Homeland Requests Permission To Study Fee At Nation's Land Border Crossings With CanadaA proposed study of a fee to enter the United States by land has prompted wide opposition from lawmakers from northern states.
Opinion: Republicans Stoke Racial Resentment And Divide The CountryMitt 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.
Opinion: Florida's Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and MinoritiesElected 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.