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Dormant issues thaw along with a melting Arctic

01/01/2014 2:24am
The United States and other nations face many challenges and opportunities in the Arctic, a frozen frontier where melting ice is creating new shipping lanes, opening up access to massive oil, gas and mineral deposits, threatening coastal villages and posing possible future security threats.

Nations jockey for Arctic position, US not in lead

01/01/2014 11:45am
The U.S. is racing to keep pace with stepped-up activity in the once sleepy Arctic frontier, but it is far from being in the lead.