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  • September 17, 2013   BY Mike Fritz 

    At 330 miles above the Arctic Circle, life has never been easy for those brave enough to call Barrow home. The population currently hovers around 5,000 and about half of the residents are native Inupiat Eskimo, indigenous people who have survived for centuries by relying upon subsistence hunting and whaling. Continue reading

  • May 2, 2011  

    Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces in a late-night raid over the weekend on his compound in the relatively affluent town of Abbottabad, just outside Pakistan’s capital of Islamabad. Special correspondent Saima Mohsin reports on locals’ amazement that the world’s most wanted man was living in their midst. Continue reading

  • February 27, 2008  

    The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in Exxon’s appeal of a civil suit that awarded $2.5 billion in punitive damages to victims of the 1989 Exxon Valdez shipwreck and oil spill in Alaska. The National Law Journal’s Marcia Coyle recaps the case. Continue reading