Loretta Lynch condemns the shootings of law enforcement officers in Texas and Illinois, as well as other acts of violence in recent months.
An assessment of police response to the demonstrations there calls into question strategies like the overwatch tactic, with officers using rifle sights to survey the crowd from atop tactical vehicles.
Many Native Americans rely entirely on free care from the financially strapped Indian Health Service. Advocates say signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act can broaden their choices.
There’s ample evidence that children in foster care often get powerful psychiatric medications when other treatments would be safer and more effective. But those treatments can be hard to get.
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The Coast Guard says the search area covered more than 850 square miles looking for Bruce Gronewald.
The ferry has been docked hundreds of miles away in Ketchikan for years because it has no place to dock in Anchorage. The 195-foot ferry was intended to make roundtrip jaunts across Knik Arm.
An Alaska Medicaid program that funds care for adults with developmental disabilities is looking to cut the number of people it enrolls each year by 75 percent.
In wake of the announcement by energy company ConocoPhillips that it may cut about 120 jobs in Alaska, a state economist says the damage will be big.
Kivalina is 80 miles northwest of the regional hub of Kotzebue, where Obama is scheduled to visit Wednesday during his tour of Alaska to show the effects of climate change.
The president will travel from the airport to Kanakanak Beach to meet with fishermen and families. He will then attend a cultural performance at the Dillingham Middle/High School.
An official says the ships are operating in international waters and are not viewed as a threat.
The change comes just days after the Obama administration announced its decision to bestow the mountain’s traditional Koyukon Athabascan name on the eve of president’s visit to Alaska this week.