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Iditarod musher Jason Mackey talks about bringing his late brother's ashes on the trail as the race honors Lance Mackey's legacy.

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‘Carrying Lance with me’: Iditarod musher Mackey continues brother’s legacy

One of the racers in this year's Iditarod is Danish musher Mille Porsild, who is competing for the fourth time.

Iditarod racer brags on her ‘superstar’ dogs, shares her life as a musher

A small, 22-member fire department is helping the Border Patrol rescue immigrants who get injured on their journey into America.

Sunland Park Fire Department supporting Border Patrol rescues

More than 300,000 immigrants crossed the border in El Paso, Texas last fiscal year, so officials responded with mobile processing centers.

Mobile processing centers help officials amid El Paso immigrant influx

After repopulation efforts, more than 316,000 bald eagles exist in the U.S., but 30,000 golden eagles are at risk, thanks to Wyoming's wind farms.

Winds of change: Wyoming wind farms threaten golden eagle population

Conservation and renewable energy collide in the western U.S., and mitigation tactics might not be enough to save endangered golden eagles.

Coming soon: Wyoming wind farms threaten golden eagles

Gen Z member Ray Reed, 25, is a part of a new movement that is making a bid to take on the establishment in Washington, D.C.. 

Gen Z congressional candidates ready to take on DC establishment

Apple has removed the SIM card tray from iPhone 14 models sold in the U.S., pushing carriers to adopt the technology.

Dragging carriers into the future, Apple ditches SIM card tray in iPhone 14

Gold Star Afghanistan War

Gold Star mother revisits legacy of Marine Cpl. Daegan Page

Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, all Ukrainian adoptions were paused, so a Polish orphanage has been caring for 24 disabled Ukrainian children.

‘Their only future is Ukraine’: Disabled orphans find temporary shelter amid Russian invasion

President Biden assumed office with a 57% approval rating. It's now at 40%, and polling experts say a first-year dip is common.

A look back at President Biden’s first year…and his approval ratings slide

Anti-government protests have turned deadly in Kazakhstan. The country is relying on help from Russia's military to end the violence.

Russia sends troops to Kazakhstan amid deadly protests

From defining Trumpism to voyaging through the treacherous Darién Gap en route to America's Southern border, Straight Arrow News highlights its favorite 2021 reports.

Spotlighting Straight Arrow News’ 2021 staff selections

Non-citizens are gaining voting rights in local elections in New York and elsewhere, igniting debate about which members of society can cast ballots.

As non-citizens gain voting rights, debate swells in New York and nationwide

A growing number of Americans are in favor of a national divorce. What's the likelihood of secession by states like Texas or California?

Can Texas or any other state actually secede from the US?

The federal government's Judgment Fund functions as an unlimited bank account paying for screwups, which cost taxpayers billions of dollars every year.

The Judgment Fund: The government’s secretive, unlimited bank account

South Africa's president has slammed America's Omicron COVID variant-related travel ban as 'unjustified,' while conservatives have claimed hypocrisy.

‘Unjustified’: Biden’s travel ban, spurred by Omicron COVID variant, targets Africa

The battle over religious exemptions to COVID-19 vaccines has put faith leaders between the government and private employers.

Religious exemptions: COVID-19 vaccine mandates put faith leaders between employers, government

The 2020 redistricting cycle will impact which political party controls Congress and state legislatures for the next ten years.

Redistricting: How partisanship can alter Congressional representation

From running out of fuel to losing an engine, pilot Skip Bailey addressed fears of flying and the likelihood of surviving mid-air disasters.

Worst case scenario: The chances of surviving a mid-air disaster

As America faces a constantly climbing national debt figure, some economists argue that $28 trillion just a number that doesn't matter.

Why some experts say America’s national debt doesn’t matter

Authorities say Alec Baldwin shot and killed a cinematographer on a movie set. The incident has many asking, how did a prop gun turn deadly?

What is a prop gun? Alec Baldwin’s ‘Rust’ movie set turns deadly

More than 90,000 migrants--many of them Haitians--crossed the deadly Darién Gap between Panama and Columbia in 2021, according to Panamanian authorities.

The Darién Gap: A “tropical hell” Haitian migrants must survive to reach US border crossings

Haitian migrants travel thousands of miles over several years to reach the US border.

Haitian migrants travel thousands of extra miles for American asylum. Here’s why.