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Congress passes superstorm Sandy relief bill

On Friday, Congress passed the first of two relief bills for Superstorm Sandy. Money for Alaska was not in it.

Following the election, some Alaskans join secession bandwagon

Following the election, some Alaskans join secession bandwagonTwo people from Alaska have added their petitions for secession to the growing group of people seeking to withdraw from the U.S.

Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane SandyHurricane Sandy is pelting the East Coast with rain, winds and high water.

The Supreme Court upholds the Affordable Health Care Act

The Supreme Court upholds the Affordable Health Care ActThe Supreme Court has upheld the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul -- ruling in favor of the requirement that most Americans can be required to have health insurance, or else pay a penalty.

Japanese ship watched for oil, debris after being sunk

Japanese ship watched for oil, debris after being sunkThe Coast Guard is watching for fuel and debris from a derelict Japanese fishing vessel it sank off the coast of Southeast Alaska on Thursday.

Ghost ship to be sunk

Ghost ship to be sunkCutter Anacapa will likely use it's bow-mounted 25-millimeter gun to hole the Ryou-Un Maru.

Tsunami ghost ship in Alaska waters

Tsunami ghost ship in Alaska watersFishing boat Ryou-un Maru was cast adrift during last year's earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

Alaska ranks first among states for gun deaths

Alaska ranks first in the number of deaths caused by guns, according to 2008 data released by the CDC.

A corresponding analysis indicates the states … more