With hundreds of fires burning in Alaska — some hundreds of miles from the nearest road — fire officials must decide which fires to fight and which to let burn by weighing potential threats and logistics. And in a place as rugged and wild as Alaska, the logistics can be very challenging.
Secretary of State John Kerry held a press conference Tuesday with the Saudi foreign minister. Prince Saud al-Faisal said his country cannot ignore Iran and Hezbollah's support of Assad's regime. NPR foreign correspondent Deb Amos explains Saudi Arabia's role in Syria.