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Parnell speaks with Alaska National Guardsmen in closed JBER meeting

By Chris Klint, Channel 2 News ANCHORAGE – Gov. Sean Parnell met with Alaska National Guard members in a town-hall meeting on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Sunday, in the wake of sexual assault allegations that have rocked the force’s leadership in recent weeks. Read More:

Expelled Nazis got millions in Social Security

By David Rising, Randy Herschaft and Richard Lardner, Associated Press OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) — Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream. His plastics company in the Rust Belt town of Akron, Ohio, thrived. By the late 1980s, he had acquired the trappings of success: a Cadillac DeVille and a Lincoln Town Car, a […]

Turkey helping Kurdish fighters cross into Kobani

By Elena Becatoros and Bassem Mroue, Associated Press SURUC, Turkey (AP) — In a significant shift, Turkey’s top diplomat announced on Monday that his country is helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross into Syria to “give support” to fellow Kurds defending the border town of Kobani from Islamic State militants. Read More:

U.S. humanitarian aid going to ISIS

By Jamie Dettmer, Daily Beast GAZIANTEP, Turkey—While U.S. warplanes strike at the militants of the so-called Islamic State in both Syria and Iraq, truckloads of U.S. and Western aid has been flowing into territory controlled by the jihadists, assisting them to build their terror-inspiring “caliphate.” Read More:

Obama makes rare campaign trail appearance, people leave early

By Jeff Mason, Reuters (Reuters) – President Barack Obama made a rare appearance on the campaign trail on Sunday with a rally to support the Democratic candidate for governor in Maryland, but early departures of crowd members while he spoke underscored his continuing unpopularity. Read More:

Girdwood residents push municipality to let them build a cemetery

By Devin Kelly, ADN GIRDWOOD — In her will, Catherine McDermott’s wishes are clear. She and her husband want to be cremated, and their ashes placed in the future Girdwood cemetery. The key word is “future.” As of now, there is no cemetery in Girdwood. But a dedicated band of community members is fighting to […]

Reality TV cameras set McCarthy on ‘Edge’

By Zaz Hollander, ADN ANCHORAGE – A new Discovery Channel reality show set in McCarthy is drawing fire for heavy-handed treatment of the reviving old mining town’s dark past and alleged outlaw reputation. “Edge of Alaska” premieres Friday. Read More:

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