Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe addressed the legislature on Wednesday. (Photo by Skip Gray/KTOO)

Alaska Supreme Court Justice Dana Fabe to retire

Annie Feidt, APRN-Anchorage
- Fabe was the first woman appointed to serve on the court and the first woman to serve as chief justice. She was appointed to the Alaska Supreme Court in 1996 by Governor Tony Knowles.

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign stop at Manchester Community College on Monday. Jim Cole/AP

Hillary Clinton’s Gun Proposals Expose Democratic Divide

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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.

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On Orders From Mao, Researchers Set Off On Nobel-Winning Drug Work

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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.

Injured Doctors Without Borders staff are seen after an airstrike in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Saturday. Doctors Without Borders has called the incident a war crime. AP

U.S. General Says Afghan Forces Called For Kunduz Airstrike

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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.

A man kayaks on Tall Pines Circle in Columbia, S.C., Sunday. Many parts of South Carolina experienced record rainfall over the weekend, triggering widespread flooding. Sean Rayford/Getty Images

‘This Is Not Over,’ S.C. Governor Says Of Historic Rain And Flooding

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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.

More Alaska News

Alaska’s median income drops below 1989 levels

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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.

Hunter falls to death on Pioneer Peak

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Authorities say a Wasilla man has died after falling down the mountainside at Pioneer Peak.

Minor charged in connection with July slaying of 18-year-old

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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.

‘Fairbanks Four’ wants convictions overturned

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Four men who claim they were wrongly convicted of killing a Fairbanks teenager in 1997 are seeking post-conviction relief.

A Capital Transit bus stops at the Federal Building. (Photo by Lisa Phu/KTOO)

New bus routes take effect Nov. 2

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The new Capital Transit routes add service to Riverside Drive, but reduce service elsewhere.

Moderate earthquake felt in Alaska community

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The Alaska Earthquake Center says the 5.7 magnitude quake occurred at 9:35 a.m. Monday.

Venetie man arrested in connection with stabbing death

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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.

Soldotna woman arrested for DUI with 5 kids in car

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Alaska State Troopers say they arrested a Soldotna woman for driving under the influence with five children in the car.