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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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.
Paul Heppner died Sunday. He was being held on assault and driving under the influence charges, and had been in jail since Oct. 23, 2014.
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.