The scene around Boston Friday was chaotic. Police were going house to house in Watertown as they searched for "suspect No. 2" in the bombings. "Suspect No. 1," known as "black hat," was dead. People across the area were told to shelter in place.
The nation is watching in horror today as the scope of a tragedy in Newtown, Conn., becomes clear. There's been a shooting at Newtown's Sandy Hook elementary school and it's being reported that many children were killed. It may have been the worst such attack at an elementary or high school in the nation's history, horribly surpassing the 13 people killed by two students at Colorado's Columbine High School in 1999.
Listen to LIVE NPR Special Coverage
all afternoon on KSKA FM. Updated KSKA broadcast schedule here.
Tuesday at 9:00 am - it's an NPR News special - live coverage of President Obama's news conference. The White House event occurs as Mr. Obama's Republican rivals face off in 10 Super Tuesday primary contests. It also follows the president's Monday meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Join Jennifer Ludden for in-depth coverage and analysis.
If the news conference goes past 10:00 am, KSKA will join Talk of Alaska in progress. Here and Now
will return Weds. at 9:00 am.
You can hear the Concert to Honor
LIVE from The Kennedy Center, Sunday, September 11
at 4:00 - 6:00 pm
on KSKA. President Obama will speak during the concert that features performances by Patti Labelle, Alan Jackson and Denyce Graves.
KSKA: Sunday 9/11 at 4:00 pm
President Obama will address a joint session of Congress Thursday, September 8 at 3:00pm Alaska time (7 PM ET) to talk about the economy and his jobs creation plan.
KSKA: Thursday, 9/8 at 3:00 pm
Monday, August 8 @ 9:00 - 11:00 am
Listen as President Obama speaks about the economic situation, and as financial experts talk to NPR about the debt, the nation's credit rating and long-term outlook.
Monday, July 25 at 5:00 pm
In case you were wondering if and when President Obama would make a prime time speech from the White House to argue his case on the debt ceiling, wonder no more. The White House announced the president is scheduled to speak to the nation Monday evening from the East Room.