The Supreme Court heard its first death penalty case of the new term Wednesday, and the questioning quickly showed how deep and bitter the divide between the justices has grown on this issue.
The lawsuit would protect people like Jayne Fuentes — who can’t afford to pay mounting court fines and fees — from being sent back to jail if they are homeless, unemployed or just out of prison.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is considering a rule that would prohibit consumer credit firms from requiring customers to sign away their right to sue.
Scientists have tried for years to grow artificial kidneys in the lab. They’ve gotten a bit closer by using stem cells to create an “organoid” much like a fetal kidney. But it’s missing key parts.
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The extra-large sized McKinley Mac available at Alaska McDonald’s restaurants will now be marketed as the Denali Mac.
NOAA officials said there has been a general trend toward earlier arrivals in the past two decades. About 10,000 humpbacks winter in Hawaii each year.
Troopers say 23-year-old Joe Mielke of Big Lake was the only person on board the small plane when it went down.
The Alaska Veterans Affairs Healthcare System has launched a pilot program to revert the process of scheduling appointments to how it was before reforms.
Anchorage school officials said there are no injuries and all students are safe after a gas line break forced the evacuation of Rabbit Creek Elementary School on Wednesday.
A state agency has delivered a split decision for conservationists seeking to protect fish from the potential development of a coal mine in Southcentral Alaska.
A former Fairbanks public school tutor has been found guilty of forcing a boy to have sex with him in 2010.
The University of Alaska Anchorage is launching the state’s first entirely local pharmacy program in partnership with Idaho State University.