Alaska

Global Politics

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz takes us to Nebraska's Platte River where an estimated half a million Sandhill Cranes stop in his time of year along their annual migration route north. Alicia Hardin of Nebraska's Game and Parks Commission speaks with anchor David Baron.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's answer is the Iditarod National Trail in Alaska, where America's last great gold rush began 100 years ago today. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Kevin Keeler, the trail's administrator.

Global Politics

Putin issues gas warning

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin warned today that the era of inexpensive natural gas is coming to an end. As one of the world's largest gas producers, Russia is a key player in the energy market.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the name of the acquisition that brought a slice of southern Arizona and a corner of New Mexico into the United States.

Business, Finance & Economics

Palin's ideas on oil

Marco Werman speaks with Alaska journalist Gregg Erickson about oil and the Republican VP choice, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. Today, Senator John McCain praised Palin for her handling of tough issues like American dependence on foreign oil.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's answer is the Iditarod National Trail in Alaska, where America's last great gold rush began 100 years ago today. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Kevin Keeler, the trail's administrator.