A 2004 federal investigation found widespread deaths, inmate abuse, attempted suicides, inhumane conditions and other issues in many of the more than 70 detention centers scattered throughout the U.S., including in Arizona, New Mexico, Montana, Wisconsin and Mississippi. Seventeen years later, myriad problems remain.
Physicists have long speculated about what gives rise to this very specific light phenomenon that occurs in the Earth’s polar regions.
A massive shift away from fossil fuels is a prospect that Big Oil can no longer rule out.
To bolster the country’s preparedness for a warming world and create jobs, President Biden wants to retool and relaunch one of the most celebrated U.S. government programs, first established by FDR.
The FDA first granted Pfizer’s request for an emergency use authorization, or EUA, for its COVID-19 vaccine in December. It got federal approval to include children as young as 12 years old in its vaccine trial last October.
At least 10 state foster care agencies hire for-profit companies to obtain millions of dollars in Social Security benefits intended for the most vulnerable children in state care each year, according to a review of hundreds of pages of contract documents.
Gupta was confirmed by a vote of 51 to 49, with only one Republican, Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, breaking ranks to join Democrats in approving her nomination.
A Juneau resident has tested positive for COVID-19 and three more Alaskans have died from it,
The Alaska legislature has extended its contract with the company that tests and screens everyone who enters the building for COVID-19,
The COVID-19 pandemic has already disrupted Alaska’s winter Bering Sea fishing seasons. Now, some boats are contending with a shortage of fuel on St. Paul island.
An Anchorage-based graphic designer launched a new magazine this year, the them for the first issue is looking at how living through COVID-19 has changed our relationships,
Lawmakers have taken a step toward doubling Alaska’s lowest-in-the-nation gas tax.
Deb Haaland, a member of New Mexico’s Laguna Pueblo, has become the first Native American cabinet secretary in U.S. history.
The Associated Press called the race for Biden on Saturday when it said that Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes put him over the 270-vote threshold needed to win the Electoral College.