Another election map has been drawn up by the Alaska Redistricting Board. If it’s approved by the courts and goes unchallenged by plantiffs in the recent litigation over the last map, the new map could determine who will be running for election to the Legislature this fall.Related Link: Alaska Redistricting Board
- Researchers say more studies, and more data collected by the updated sensor network should help climatologists determine whether Alaska’s lightning season will be getting longer.
- Hundreds of people had gathered around to try to collect oil after an oil tanker truck overturned and began leaking. Someone lighting a cigarette may have sparked the fire.
- Authorities have evacuated roughly 650 apartments in London high-rises, citing cladding similar to the materials used in Grenfell Tower, which went up in a deadly blaze earlier this month.
- In their Affordable Care Act repeal bill, Senate Republicans dropped the requirement that all Americans get health insurance. But they also kept the mandate that insurance companies cover everyone.