Adults in Switzerland could be in for a windfall, under a proposal set for a national referendum. The government would provide every adult $2,750 a month, every month, in what's known as a "basic income." One economist says it's not as whacky as it may seem to us.
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.
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.
Southeast Alaska comprises a huge portion of the US seafood industry — as much as 50 percent. So locals are extremely nervous as British Columbia expands its mining industry, on the upstream portions of those same Alaskan rivers.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with University of Alaska entomologist Derek Sikes. He's among those searching for new signs of life on Kasatochi. An eruption there last year incinerated the island's plants and animals.