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North Korea declares nuclear site closed hours before Trump cancels summit

North Korea declares nuclear site closed hours before Trump cancels summit

North Korea claimed Thursday that it had destroyed its nuclear testing site, setting off explosions to collapse underground tunnels where it had detonated six increasingly large bombs over 11 years. The fact that Kim Jong Un’s regime went ahead with the destruction of the Punggye-ri nuclear testing site signals that it is still willing to embark on a diplomatic journey […]

Trump calls off meeting with North Korea’s Kim

Trump calls off meeting with North Korea’s Kim

President Donald Trump on Thursday called off a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for next month, citing Pyongyang’s “open hostility,” and warned that the U.S. military was ready in the event of any reckless acts by North Korea. Trump wrote a letter to Kim to announce his abrupt withdrawal from what would have been a […]

Police plead for info about the shootout that left an Anchorage toddler wounded

Police plead for info about the shootout that left an Anchorage toddler wounded

Those who know something about Monday‘s shootout in Fairview that must come forward, Anchorage police pleaded Wednesday. They can do so anonymously, police said. MJ Thim, Anchorage Police Department spokesman, said in an email that officers know people have information about the suspects and the second vehicle involved in the shooting. “We believe they don‘t want to give their identity,” […]

‘That was the last time’: David Grunwald’s final moments play out in social media messages

‘That was the last time’: David Grunwald’s final moments play out in social media messages

PALMER — The teenagers accused of killing 16-year-old David Grunwald left a blatant social media trail leading up to the crime on Nov. 13, 2016 — and for days later. Grunwald, too, left a track of digital signals before and after he died that Sunday night. Investigators testifying this week at the Palmer Superior Court trial of 18-year-old Erick Almandinger say they […]

A robot submarine found the ‘Holy Grail of shipwrecks’

A robot submarine found the ‘Holy Grail of shipwrecks’

Spanish treasure fleets that traversed the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas and back were a 16th century invention as important as free two-day shipping. Organized 70 years after Columbus’ first voyage, the fleet was made up of several specialized ships with one primary goal: Exploiting the riches of the New World as efficiently as possible. The San José, the largest […]

Bear kills 2 unleashed dogs in Juneau

Bear kills 2 unleashed dogs in Juneau

A black bear killed two dogs in Juneau on Tuesday after it was attacked by the unleashed pets on a local trail, the . The Gastineau Humane Society, which provides animal control services in Juneau, wrote in a Facebook post that the bear acted in self-defense. The agency reminded people that their dogs should remain on a leash unless they‘re […]

Milwaukee police release ‘disturbing’ video of Bucks player’s arrest

Milwaukee police release ‘disturbing’ video of Bucks player’s arrest

Milwaukee police released body-camera video Wednesday evening of the arrest of Milwaukee Bucks rookie Sterling Brown, a video the city‘s mayor had warned was “disconcerting” and “disturbing” as it prepared for a possible backlash. And, in a brief news conference just before the video was released, the police chief said the officers involved had been disciplined. Brown, 23, was tased […]