The ruling strikes down a law by Republican state Sen. John Coghill. The state attorney general’s office is reviewing the decision and doesn’t know if it will appeal.
The president said that what started out as a natural disaster became something much worse when government didn’t “look out for its own citizens.”
A same-sex couple was denied a license Thursday morning, even after a federal appeals court denied Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis’ bid to refuse to issue marriage licenses for religious reasons.
Oxford Dictionaries has updated its offerings with a number of new words, so, naturally, we held a contest to see who could use the most in a single sentence.
“It kind of broke the system,” says Jake Fisher, director of the magazine’s auto test division. Tesla’s stock rose 8 percent Thursday.
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Pacific walrus have come ashore on Alaska’s northwest coast in what has become an annual sign of the effects of climate change.
After hearing arguments Thursday afternoon, Judge Frank Pfiffner says he would rule at noon Friday on the legislature’s request to halt the process.
Alaska has the third lowest graduation rate in the country for Alaska Native and American Indian students — about 51 percent in the 2010-11 school year.
A federal judge in North Dakota has blocked a new rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some state waters.
The state Division of Insurance has approved average rate increases for next year of nearly 40 percent for the two companies providing individual health insurance plans through the federally run online marketplace.
The sentencing hearing will be continued next week for a man accused of evidence tampering in the deaths of two Alaska State Troopers.
Few details have been released, including whether the deceased was male or female, or how the person died.
Alaska Supreme Court Justices have begun to hear oral arguments in a lawsuit over the legality of a proposed voter initiative to ban setnets in urban parts of Alaska.