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Alaska lawmaker refuses to resign amid misconduct claims

ANCHORAGE — An Alaska lawmaker who has been accused by several women of inappropriate behavior refused to resign on Tuesday amid calls for him...

Democrat Jones wins stunning red-state Alabama Senate upset

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an...

America’s homeless population rises for first time in years

LOS ANGELES — The nation's homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of...

Delivery truck drives into Anchor River, spills diesel fuel

ANCHORAGE — A box truck used to haul appliances crashed into the Anchor River and spilled diesel fuel.The owner, Alaska Trucking of Soldotna, estimates...

‘One of my nightmares’: Pipe bomb attack hits in NYC subway

NEW YORK — A would-be suicide bomber inspired by Islamic State extremists strapped on a crude pipe bomb, slipped unnoticed into the nation's busiest...

12 governors urge Congress to fund children’s health program

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Twelve governors of both parties are urging Congress to reauthorize funding for a popular children's health insurance program as soon as...

Troopers release name of woman killed in Parks Highway crash

TALKEETNA — Alaska State Troopers have released the name of a woman killed in a Parks Highway head-on crash near Talkeetna.Troopers say 39-year-old Margaret...

Small earthquake hits central Alaska; no reports of damage

FAIRBANKS, — A magnitude 3.3 earthquake has hit central Alaska.The Alaska Earthquake Center says the earthquake struck at 3:28 a.m. Sunday and its epicenter...

Alaska Weather Service cuts balloon launches due to staffing

FAIRBANKS — Workers at 13 Alaska sites are supposed to release balloons twice a day that collect data on temperature, pressure and wind, but...

US stocks edge higher in early trading; oil prices rise

U.S. stock indexes edged higher in early trading Monday as gains in technology and energy companies outweighed losses among makers of packaged foods and...

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