Worries about ballot security overshadow disputed House race

Worries about ballot security overshadow disputed House race

Warnings about the potential for voter fraud in a rural North Carolina county went unheeded for years before last month's disputed congressional race.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 5:57 AM AKST
Child's death highlights communication barriers on border

Child's death highlights communication barriers on border

Death of Mayan girl in US custody highlights communication challenges on border, raises questions about use of English forms.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 1:37 PM AKST
Police visit 'Saturday Night Live' star after Instagram post

Police visit 'Saturday Night Live' star after Instagram post

New York police were concerned about Pete Davidson after he wrote "I don't want to be on this earth anymore" on Instagram.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 7:47 PM AKST
Colin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia, found dead

Colin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia, found dead

Colin Kroll, a tech executive who co-founded the HQ Trivia app, has died.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 10:57 AM AKST
Wisconsin, Michigan Republicans enact lame-duck limits

Wisconsin, Michigan Republicans enact lame-duck limits

Republicans in Wisconsin and Michigan enacted last-minute limits on Democratic power Friday, with GOP governors in both Upper Midwest states signing laws protecting their priorities before leaving office in less than a month.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 1:17 PM AKST
Higher percentage of California pot passing safety tests

Higher percentage of California pot passing safety tests

Higher percentage of California marijuana products clear safety tests but questions remain after sudden closing of lab the state found was falsifying test results for pesticides.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 7:17 AM AKST
Baylor ties pervade rape case that sparked uproar

Baylor ties pervade rape case that sparked uproar

Local leaders say plea deal allowing former Baylor student to serve no jail times highlights outsized influence alumni play in shaping local criminal justice system.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 8:17 AM AKST
O'Rourke, other Dems don't want tent city's contract renewed

O'Rourke, other Dems don't want tent city's contract renewed

Rep. Beto O'Rourke, other Democrats tour remote tent city where 2,700 immigrant teens are being held at a cost of roughly $1 million per day.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 11:28 AM AKST
Report details firefighters' harrowing work in Paradise

Report details firefighters' harrowing work in Paradise

A report on firefighter injuries in a deadly Northern California wildfire details the harrowing conditions they faced and a few close calls with death.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 2:57 PM AKST
California alleges utility falsified pipeline safety records

California alleges utility falsified pipeline safety records

Regulators are accusing one of California's largest utilities of falsifying safety documents on natural gas pipelines.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 2:37 PM AKST
Idaho test reactor is pivotal in US nuclear power strategy

Idaho test reactor is pivotal in US nuclear power strategy

A nuclear test reactor that can melt uranium fuel rods in seconds is running again after a near quarter-century shutdown as U.S. officials try to revamp a fading nuclear power industry with safer fuel designs and a new generation of power plants.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 6:57 AM AKST
Canada caught between 2 powers, feeling alone in the world

Canada caught between 2 powers, feeling alone in the world

China has Canada in its cross-hairs, detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top Chinese tech executive on behalf of the U.S. States.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 2:49 PM AKST
California is first state to mandate zero-emission bus fleet

California is first state to mandate zero-emission bus fleet

California is moving to eliminate fossil fuels from its fleet of 14,000 transit buses, enacting a first-in-the-nation mandate that will vastly increase the number of electric buses on the road.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 1:07 PM AKST
Scientists scour WWI shipwreck to solve military mystery

Scientists scour WWI shipwreck to solve military mystery

100 years later, researchers conclude underwater mine sank World War I warship off the coast of New York.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 7:21 AM AKST
Virgin Galactic tourism rocket ship reaches space in test

Virgin Galactic tourism rocket ship reaches space in test

Branson's Virgin Galactic gearing up to finally send its tourism rocket ship to the edge of space.

Wednesday, December 12th 2018, 10:31 PM AKST
Record number of Mexican gray wolves found dead in 2018

Record number of Mexican gray wolves found dead in 2018

Wildlife managers have confirmed that a record number of Mexican gray wolves have been reported dead this year.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 8:01 AM AKST
Alaska groups sue EPA to enforce clean air laws in Fairbanks

Alaska groups sue EPA to enforce clean air laws in Fairbanks

Three Alaska groups are suing the Environmental Protection Agency to demand it enforce the cleanup of polluted air around the state's second-largest city.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 2:47 PM AKST
Hung without care? Some say tunnel decor is an eyesore

Hung without care? Some say tunnel decor is an eyesore

Holiday decorations that have been displayed for decades at the entrance of the Holland Tunnel into New York are not making the season bright for some motorists.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 7:11 AM AKST
Death of 7-year-old on border raises questions

Death of 7-year-old on border raises questions

Immigration officials say an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death of a 7-year-old migrant girl who suffered seizures in custody and later died.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 4:19 AM AKST
California court blocks pardon of man who killed at age 14

California court blocks pardon of man who killed at age 14

In a rare step, the California Supreme Court has blocked Gov. Jerry Brown's attempt to issue a pardon to a 37-year-old man Cambodian refugee facing deportation for killing and robbing a woman when he was 14 years old.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 2:37 PM AKST
Steps taken to address Walter Reed shooting alert error

Steps taken to address Walter Reed shooting alert error

Two Maryland congressmen say Navy officials are taking steps to correct deficiencies that wrongly led to reports of an active shooter at Walter Reed National Medical Center outside Washington last month.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 1:27 PM AKST
Tainted romaine lettuce traced to at least 1 California farm

Tainted romaine lettuce traced to at least 1 California farm

US officials have traced a recent outbreak of E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce to at least 1 farm in central California.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 12:49 PM AKST
Court: Trump can't let companies deny birth control coverage

Court: Trump can't let companies deny birth control coverage

A U.S. appeals court has blocked rules by the Trump administration allowing more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 11:59 AM AKST
With OK from Congress, US hemp market set to boom

With OK from Congress, US hemp market set to boom

With federal legalization of hemp at hand, the US market is set to boom amid the popularity of CBDs, a non-psychoactive compound found in hemp as a health supplement.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 10:01 AM AKST
For sale: Restored home of Salem witch trials refugee

For sale: Restored home of Salem witch trials refugee

A once-run-down home that stands where a woman accused of witchcraft during the 1692 Salem witch trials settled is on the market after an extensive renovation project.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 4:37 AM AKST
Congress OKs bill to allow killing sea lions to help salmon

Congress OKs bill to allow killing sea lions to help salmon

Congress has agreed to make it easier to kill sea lions threatening fragile runs of salmon in the Northwest.

Wednesday, December 12th 2018, 10:31 AM AKST
Report rips expensive decisions in California wildfire fight

Report rips expensive decisions in California wildfire fight

A new report criticizes decisions made to stop a 2016 fire in California's Big Sur area that became the costliest wildfire fight in U.S. history.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 8:17 AM AKST
First lady spreads anti-bullying message at kids' hospital

First lady spreads anti-bullying message at kids' hospital

Melania Trump is keeping up the first ladies' tradition of a Christmas season visit to a Washington children's hospital.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 8:51 AM AKST
UNC system rejects $5M plan to house Confederate statue

UNC system rejects $5M plan to house Confederate statue

North Carolina's public university system rejects proposal to build a $5 million structure to house a toppled Confederate statue.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 12:27 PM AKST
Indiana governor says passing hate crime law 'long overdue'

Indiana governor says passing hate crime law 'long overdue'

Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb is pushing for Indiana to join the 45 states that have hate crime laws.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 7:17 AM AKST
Police want direct talk with missing Colorado woman's fiance

Police want direct talk with missing Colorado woman's fiance

Colorado police say they are searching the property of a missing woman's fiance.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 10:07 AM AKST
Reports: Federal prosecutors probe Trump inaugural committee

Reports: Federal prosecutors probe Trump inaugural committee

Federal prosecutors are reportedly investigating the finances of President Donald Trump's inaugural committee and whether foreigners made illegal contributions to its events.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 10:17 AM AKST
States cite climate worries in push to stop US coal sales

States cite climate worries in push to stop US coal sales

Four states that say burning coal will hurt their residents as it makes climate change worse are trying to stop the Trump administration from selling vast reserves of the fuel that are beneath public lands.

Wednesday, December 12th 2018, 9:41 AM AKST
GM says it has 2,700 jobs for workers slated to be laid off

GM says it has 2,700 jobs for workers slated to be laid off

General Motors says it has 2,700 jobs for the 3,300 U.S. factory workers it plans to lay off next year.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 6:29 AM AKST
Florida tale of infidelity and homicide ends with conviction

Florida tale of infidelity and homicide ends with conviction

A Florida woman has been convicted of helping mastermind the killing of her husband nearly two decades ago.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 4:47 PM AKST
McCain replacement Sen. Jon Kyl resigning at end of year

McCain replacement Sen. Jon Kyl resigning at end of year

Arizona's governor says U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl will resign at the end of the year from the U.S. Senate seat he was appointed to less than four months ago following the death of Sen. Jon McCain.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 6:39 AM AKST
Beto O'Rourke still undecided as 2020 White House buzz grows

Beto O'Rourke still undecided as 2020 White House buzz grows

When it comes to a 2020 presidential run, Beto O'Rourke is still playing hard to get.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 9:27 AM AKST
Lawyers seek to exclude evidence at NYC truck attack trial

Lawyers seek to exclude evidence at NYC truck attack trial

Lawyers for a man charged with killing eight people in a terrorist attack on a New York City bike path say they have learned that the FBI was intercepting his communications.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 3:27 PM AKST
Wisconsin's Walker signs sweeping lame-duck GOP bills

Wisconsin's Walker signs sweeping lame-duck GOP bills

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has signed a sweeping package of Republican-written legislation that restricts early voting and weakens the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 9:37 AM AKST
Michigan governor signs bills to gut wage, sick time laws

Michigan governor signs bills to gut wage, sick time laws

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed Republican-backed laws to significantly scale back citizen-initiated measures to raise the minimum wage and require paid sick leave for workers.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 11:27 AM AKST
Montana man pleads guilty to killing 2, putting them in acid

Montana man pleads guilty to killing 2, putting them in acid

A Montana man has pleaded guilty to killing two people whose bodies were dismembered and placed in acid-filled tubs to dispose of them.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 1:17 PM AKST
Use of death penalty continues to decline in Texas

Use of death penalty continues to decline in Texas

A new report says that while Texas led the nation in the number of inmates executed in 2018, the use of capital punishment in the state continues to decline.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 8:09 PM AKST
More sleep in Seattle: Later school start helps kids get zzz

More sleep in Seattle: Later school start helps kids get zzz

High school students are getting more sleep in Seattle thanks to a later start of the school day.

Wednesday, December 12th 2018, 10:31 AM AKST
California chief justice gives up Republican Party label

California chief justice gives up Republican Party label

California Supreme Court chief justice says she gave up her Republican Party affiliation over concerns about increasing polarization and incivility in the country.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 1:17 PM AKST
The Latest: Holder group promises lame-duck lawsuit

The Latest: Holder group promises lame-duck lawsuit

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has signed a sweeping package of Republican-authored lame-duck legislation that restricts early voting and weakens the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 9:27 AM AKST
Bomb threat empties Sandy Hook school on attack anniversary

Bomb threat empties Sandy Hook school on attack anniversary

A bomb threat forced the evacuation of the Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday, a day of memorial services and moments of silence to mark the sixth anniversary of the massacre of 20 first-graders and six educators.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 8:37 AM AKST
Trooper wounded in 2014 ambush shooting has leg amputated

Trooper wounded in 2014 ambush shooting has leg amputated

A Pennsylvania state police trooper who was shot in a 2014 ambush has had his right leg amputated below the knee.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 9:37 AM AKST
'Wild' salmon may be straight from the farm, NY report finds

'Wild' salmon may be straight from the farm, NY report finds

New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood says more than one-fourth of the seafood her office sampled in a statewide supermarket survey was mislabeled.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 10:57 AM AKST
California mulls texting fee to help poor people get phones

California mulls texting fee to help poor people get phones

California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone service accessible to the poor.

Wednesday, December 12th 2018, 8:51 AM AKST
Authorities: Wave of hoax bomb threats made across US

Authorities: Wave of hoax bomb threats made across US

Authorities say bomb threats sent to dozens of schools, universities and other locations across the U.S. appear to be a hoax.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 11:29 AM AKST
US judge: Suit over Trump travel ban waivers will go ahead

US judge: Suit over Trump travel ban waivers will go ahead

A U.S. judge in San Francisco says a lawsuit accusing the Trump administration of denying nearly all visa applicants under President Donald Trump's travel ban will move forward.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 3:59 PM AKST
Florida man executed for fatally stabbing woman in 1992

Florida man executed for fatally stabbing woman in 1992

Man convicted of fatally beating and stabbing South Florida woman 26 years ago scheduled to be executed Thursday evening.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 11:59 AM AKST
Man rescued in coal mine: Four-day ordeal was 'terrible'

Man rescued in coal mine: Four-day ordeal was 'terrible'

The father of a woman found alive after spending days in an underground coal mine in West Virginia says his daughter went into the mine in search of copper.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 6:11 AM AKST
Southwestern US states get Jan. 31 deadline for drought deal

Southwestern US states get Jan. 31 deadline for drought deal

Water managers from seven Southwestern states that depend on the Colorado River say they're close but haven't finalized an unprecedented drought contingency plan they may have to implement in 2020.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 6:51 AM AKST
Effort to weaken governors stirs separation-of-powers debate

Effort to weaken governors stirs separation-of-powers debate

Effort to dilute power of next Wisconsin governor stirs separation-of-powers debate.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 11:48 AM AKST
Activists decry no-jail sentence for former frat president

Activists decry no-jail sentence for former frat president

A woman who accused a former Baylor University student of raping her at a fraternity party says she's outraged his plea includes no jail time.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 5:41 AM AKST
Walker: Partial vetoes possible on some lame-duck bills

Walker: Partial vetoes possible on some lame-duck bills

Gov. Scott Walker says the powers of his Democratic replacement will remain among the strongest of any governor in the country, even if he signs bills passed in a lame-duck session.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 8:11 AM AKST
Secret Service detail for Bush, code name 'Timberwolf,' ends

Secret Service detail for Bush, code name 'Timberwolf,' ends

Secret Service ends detail for George H.W. Bush after nearly 40 years of protecting the former president, who was known by the code name "Timberwolf".

Friday, December 7th 2018, 7:27 AM AKST
Attorneys for ex-Baylor student break silence over rape case

Attorneys for ex-Baylor student break silence over rape case

Attorneys for a former Baylor University student accused of rape have fired back against an account the accuser read in court, saying it was "riddled with distortions and misrepresentations.".

Wednesday, December 12th 2018, 3:21 PM AKST
Pelosi recalls Arizona's former US Rep. Pastor at funeral

Pelosi recalls Arizona's former US Rep. Pastor at funeral

Former U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor, Arizona's first Hispanic member of Congress, will be laid to rest Friday.

Thursday, December 6th 2018, 9:38 PM AKST
Correction: Trump-Joint Chiefs story

Correction: Trump-Joint Chiefs story

President Donald Trump says he'll be making an announcement on Saturday concerning the Joint Chiefs of staff.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 6:25 AM AKST
Winter storm causes icy roads across swath of South

Winter storm causes icy roads across swath of South

Millions in Southern states brace for a harsh wintry storm that could bring immobilizing snowfalls, icy roads or deadly floods.

Saturday, December 8th 2018, 8:08 PM AKST
US appeals court won't immediately allow Trump asylum ban

US appeals court won't immediately allow Trump asylum ban

A divided U.S. appeals court has refused to immediately allow the Trump administration to enforce a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 4:48 PM AKST
Kansas faces new fight over taxes after years of turmoil

Kansas faces new fight over taxes after years of turmoil

Kansas' new Democratic governor has promised not to raise taxes to boost state spending, but Republicans who control the Legislature argue that one is already coming.

Sunday, December 9th 2018, 5:48 AM AKST
Trump resort worker: No regrets speaking out about abuse

Trump resort worker: No regrets speaking out about abuse

A Guatemalan living in the U.S. illegally who says she faced abusive working conditions as a maid at Donald Trump's New Jersey golf club doesn't regret speaking out, even though she might lose her job and be deported.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 6:28 PM AKST
California lawmaker arrested on child cruelty suspicion

California lawmaker arrested on child cruelty suspicion

A California state lawmaker has been arrested on suspicion of child cruelty.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 5:01 PM AKST
Pilot seriously injured after military jet crash off Hawaii

Pilot seriously injured after military jet crash off Hawaii

A military spokesman says an aircraft crashed in the ocean Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 12th 2018, 4:31 PM AKST
Cuba health mystery: Diplomats had inner-ear damage early on

Cuba health mystery: Diplomats had inner-ear damage early on

Doctors: American diplomats affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba showed damage in the inner ear shortly after they complained of weird noises and sensations.

Wednesday, December 12th 2018, 10:11 AM AKST
2 Jesuit provinces releases 153 names of accused abusers

2 Jesuit provinces releases 153 names of accused abusers

A Catholic Jesuit province covering 13 states says it has found "credible allegations" of sexual abuse involving 42 priests and other ministry leaders, dating back to 1955.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 7:35 AM AKST
Trump Justice pick likely to be queried on Mueller comments

Trump Justice pick likely to be queried on Mueller comments

President Donald Trump says he will nominate William Barr, former President George H.W. Bush's attorney general, to serve in the same role.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 6:05 AM AKST
Hertz, Clear partner to speed rentals with biometric scans

Hertz, Clear partner to speed rentals with biometric scans

Hertz partners with Clear to speed car rental process with biometric scanning.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 9:11 PM AKST
Doc took pics of sex abuse; patients seek their whereabouts

Doc took pics of sex abuse; patients seek their whereabouts

Victims of alleged molestation by a physician at Rockefeller University Hospital want to know what happened to photos they say the doctor took while the abuse was occurring.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 3:11 AM AKST
Investigation yields few clues on missing Colorado woman

Investigation yields few clues on missing Colorado woman

Colorado police are asking for help in their search for a missing woman, whose family calls her disappearance completely out of character for the mother of a one-year-old daughter.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 9:01 AM AKST
Wall Street's Fearless Girl statue gets new place of honor

Wall Street's Fearless Girl statue gets new place of honor

The "Fearless Girl" statue that inspired millions with a message of female empowerment has a new home in front of the New York Stock Exchange.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 5:28 AM AKST
Military officials unveil damage from powerful Alaska quake

Military officials unveil damage from powerful Alaska quake

Military officials at the sprawling Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson say last week's magnitude 7.0 earthquake near Anchorage caused multiple problems around the base, including damage to steel frameworks, ceilings, and sprinkler and heating systems.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 1:08 PM AKST
US judge tosses bulk of suit against Trump immigration move

US judge tosses bulk of suit against Trump immigration move

A U.S. judge in San Francisco says the Trump administration provided adequate justification for its decision to end a program that reunited hundreds of immigrants from Central America with family members in the U.S.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 3:28 PM AKST
Canseco makes pitch for chief of staff job in tweet to Trump

Canseco makes pitch for chief of staff job in tweet to Trump

Jose Canseco makes pitch for chief of staff job in tweet to Trump.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 2:11 AM AKST
Kasich would prefer competing for presidency as a Republican

Kasich would prefer competing for presidency as a Republican

Outgoing Republican Gov. John Kasich says he's continuing a serious look at a third presidential run while acknowledging he probably couldn't win GOP primaries held today.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 2:29 PM AKST
7-year-old immigrant girl dies after Border Patrol arrest

7-year-old immigrant girl dies after Border Patrol arrest

Federal immigration authorities have confirmed that a 7-year-old girl who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border with her father last week died after being taken into the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 5:19 PM AKST
Trump invokes 'advice-of-counsel' defense in campaign probe

Trump invokes 'advice-of-counsel' defense in campaign probe

President Donald Trump is invoking something called the "advice-of-counsel" defense in response to the scandal over hush-money payments made to conceal his alleged affairs.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 1:29 PM AKST
Washington governor proposes major steps for orca recovery

Washington governor proposes major steps for orca recovery

With the Northwest's beloved killer whales on the brink of extinction, Washington Gov.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 1:20 PM AKST
Arizona journalism saga has poisoning claim, nasty divorce

Arizona journalism saga has poisoning claim, nasty divorce

The owner of a small Arizona newspaper chain and his wife are locked in a nasty divorce dispute that includes allegations of poisoning.

Wednesday, December 12th 2018, 10:31 PM AKST
Boy Scouts' money struggles: Is bankruptcy an option?

Boy Scouts' money struggles: Is bankruptcy an option?

The Boy Scouts of America says it is exploring "all options" to address serious financial challenges, but is declining to confirm or deny a report that it may seek bankruptcy protection.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 9:01 AM AKST
Serial killer pleads guilty in Texas woman's 1994 death

Serial killer pleads guilty in Texas woman's 1994 death

A 78-year-old man who says he killed about 90 people over nearly four decades as he moved around the country has pleaded guilty to murder in the 1994 strangulation of a Texas woman.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 8:01 AM AKST
Correction: Los Angeles Housing Development story

Correction: Los Angeles Housing Development story

Los Angeles County supervisors approved a massive housing project in fire-prone mountains as the state continues to recover from devastating wildfires.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 1:41 PM AKST
'Dirty deeds': Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen gets 3 years in prison

'Dirty deeds': Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen gets 3 years in prison

A lawyer who made his career protecting President Donald Trump is set to learn whether cooperating with federal investigators will lessen his punishment for dodging taxes, lying to Congress and violating campaign finance laws.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 9:11 PM AKST
Investigation yields few clues on missing Colorado woman

Investigation yields few clues on missing Colorado woman

Colorado police are asking for help in their search for a missing woman, whose family calls her disappearance completely out of character for the mother of a one-year-old daughter.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 9:31 AM AKST
Walker uses power next governor may not have to seal deal

Walker uses power next governor may not have to seal deal

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker executed a $28 million deal to save nearly 400 jobs at a Kimberly-Clark Corp. plant using powers that his Democratic successor would no longer have under a bill passed during a lame-duck session last week.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 12:29 PM AKST
Sting uses fake Amazon boxes, GPS to catch would-be thieves

Sting uses fake Amazon boxes, GPS to catch would-be thieves

Jersey City is teaming up with Amazon to try and thwart the thefts of packages during the Christmas season.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 11:11 AM AKST
Metaphorical Washington 'swamp' overrun by actual vermin

Metaphorical Washington 'swamp' overrun by actual vermin

The nation's capital is facing a spiraling rat infestation, fueled by mild winters and a human population boom.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 8:51 PM AKST
Record count reported for mysterious paralyzing illness

Record count reported for mysterious paralyzing illness

Health officials are reporting the most cases ever of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 9:11 AM AKST
Court nixes pension law that prompted teacher protests

Court nixes pension law that prompted teacher protests

The Kentucky Supreme Court has struck down a pension law that prompted thousands of teachers to protest at the state Capitol.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 6:11 AM AKST
The Latest: Tourism rocket ship reaches space on test flight

The Latest: Tourism rocket ship reaches space on test flight

Branson's Virgin Galactic rocket ship takes off on test flight to reach the edge of space.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 6:21 AM AKST
Minnesota lawmakers discuss reining in soaring insulin costs

Minnesota lawmakers discuss reining in soaring insulin costs

Minnesota lawmakers are considering steps they could take to rein in the soaring cost of insulin, which one couple says has become so expensive that their diabetic son could no longer afford it and died.

Wednesday, December 12th 2018, 8:31 AM AKST
Man gives up 1st-class plane seat for mother with ill child

Man gives up 1st-class plane seat for mother with ill child

A Pennsylvania man who has been praised for giving up his first-class seat for a mother with an 11-month-old baby says he doesn't think it was that big of a deal.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 8:51 AM AKST
Virgin Galactic aims to reach space soon with tourism rocket

Virgin Galactic aims to reach space soon with tourism rocket

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is gearing up to finally send its tourism rocket ship to the edge of space.

Wednesday, December 12th 2018, 10:41 AM AKST
Insurance claims at $9 billion from California fires

Insurance claims at $9 billion from California fires

Authorities estimate it will cost at least $3 billion to clear debris of 19,000 homes destroyed by California wildfires last month.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 9:11 PM AKST
Brazilian couple get light sentences in grandson's abduction

Brazilian couple get light sentences in grandson's abduction

A federal judge has sentenced a Brazilian couple to minimal prison sentences for helping their daughter kidnap their grandson, who has been living in Brazil for the last five years after being taken from Texas.

Wednesday, December 12th 2018, 11:41 AM AKST
3 found alive inside West Virginia coal mine

3 found alive inside West Virginia coal mine

Authorities say three people missing since last weekend have been found alive at a nonoperational coal mine in southern West Virginia.

Wednesday, December 12th 2018, 4:21 PM AKST
Spacewalking astronauts check site of capsule leak

Spacewalking astronauts check site of capsule leak

Two Russian cosmonauts are preparing to venture outside the International Space Station to inspect a section where a mysterious leak has been discovered.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 12:01 AM AKST

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