Officials say assistance also is available to small businesses in areas neighboring the primary affected areas.
The director of the Bristol Bay Native Corp. is on leave following accusations that he raped a woman after a night of drinking.
A private airplane made an emergency landing on the Parks Highway near Willow.
The Coast Guard says responders have returned to the site where a tug and barge ran aground.
Lincoln biographer Ronald White critiques the accuracy of Stephen Spielberg’s new film about the Great Emancipator. White says that while not every detail of the film is true, “the delicate balance or blend between history and dramatic art comes off quite well.”» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
The U.S. envoy to the U.N. is seen as a front-runner for the job of secretary of state in President Obama’s second term, but her comments in the wake of the Sept. 11 attack in Benghazi have made her a focus of criticism. Rice also said she looked forward to discussing Sen. John McCain’s concerns over her comments with the Republican.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Election-related lawsuits have more than doubled since 2000. There has been at least one post-election litigation in every general or midterm election since 2000, with the exception of 2002. Legal experts blame the flawed election process and the fact that voters don’t like their candidates to concede.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Ultrasound often catches fetuses opening their mouths, but whether they’re really yawning or not has been up for debate. Now, with some fancy ultrasound techniques, scientists have show that babies do indeed yawn in the womb.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
The story of Lance Armstrong’s alleged doping is, in part, the story of an astonishing business enterprise. Here’s how it reportedly worked.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Ash is spewing thousands of feet into the air from a volcano in the New Zealand national park where Lord of the Ring’s climatic scenes were shot. Scientists are warning that the peak that served as a stand-in for “Mount Doom” may soon erupt.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us