In Sen. Ted Stevens’ day, Alaska thrived on earmarks, the congressional practice of directing federal dollars to home-state projects.
Rescue workers still searching for bodies from the March 22 landslide that killed at least 39 people near the town of Oso, Washington, erected a simple, but moving memorial to the victims of the tragedy.
The Obama administration wants to make sure that if you try to enroll for health care by March 31, you will get it, even if you haven’t quite finished the application process.
As Alaskans navigate the complicated health law, two people have had very different experiences.
For the second time in recent months, President Obama welcomed a cadre of tech CEOs to the White House to talk about data privacy.
Plans are being made to build the American Indian Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
As expected, President Obama on Tuesday unveiled a $3.9 trillion budget plan for fiscal 2015 that his number crunchers say would produce a $564 billion deficit.
In Alaska, about 3,000 people selected marketplace plans before Dec. 28 and 83 percent qualify for a subsidy to help pay for premiums.
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, in a book due out later this month, describes President Obama as "a man of personal integrity" who nonetheless was skeptical of his administration's "surge" strategy in Afghanistan and openly distrustful of the military leadership, The Washington Post and The New York Times report Tuesday.
Premera Alaska won’t increase premium rates for Alaskans who decide to extend their plans for another year.