The Democratic presidential candidate says she would act through executive action to close the “gun-show loophole” and tighten Internet sales, if Congress doesn’t act.
In the 1960s, Chairman Mao Zedong ordered scientists to find a malaria antidote to help ailing soldiers in North Vietnam. Today’s Nobel Prize for medicine went to one of those researchers.
John Campbell, the top U.S. general in Afghanistan, said he was correcting initial reports that it was U.S. forces under fire from Taliban fighters. The weekend airstrike killed 22 civilians.
Faced with devastating floods, officials are urging people to stay home and off the roads. Gov. Nikki Haley says she spoke with President Obama about federal help Monday morning.
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The report shows that 60 percent of those earning low wages are women. Women were much more likely to earn lower wages than men in 1989 and again in 2014.
Authorities say a Wasilla man has died after falling down the mountainside at Pioneer Peak.
A minor has been charged in connection with the July death of an 18-year-old who was fatally shot during a dance party in Anchorage.
Four men who claim they were wrongly convicted of killing a Fairbanks teenager in 1997 are seeking post-conviction relief.
The new Capital Transit routes add service to Riverside Drive, but reduce service elsewhere.
The Alaska Earthquake Center says the 5.7 magnitude quake occurred at 9:35 a.m. Monday.
John Fred Roberts of Venetie was arrested Sunday on a charge of second-degree murder in connection with the death of 34-year-old Alex Tritt.
Alaska State Troopers say they arrested a Soldotna woman for driving under the influence with five children in the car.