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Health care law benefits for Alaska detailed as changes loom

By BECKY BOHRER The Associated Press JUNEAU — An estimated 36,000 uninsured Alaskans got health care coverage under President Barack Obama’s signature health care law between...

Hearing reset for lawsuit against new Alaska town name

ANCHORAGE — An Alaska judge has rescheduled a court hearing in a lawsuit challenging the new Inupiat Eskimo name of the nation’s northernmost town. The...

Alaskans vow pushback if Trump targets mountain’s new name

By RACHEL D'ORO The Associated Press ANCHORAGE — Among Donald Trump's many promises on his way to the White House was a tweeted vow to change...

Tribal delegates gather for Native education summit

By RACHEL D’ORO The Associated Press ANCHORAGE — At age 5, Bernadette Yaayuk Alvanna-Stimpfle knew only her Native Inupiaq language when she entered school in the...

Measure passes tying voter registration to dividend filing

ANCHORAGE — Alaska voters have approved a ballot measure that would tie voter registration to applying for a check from the state’s oil wealth...

Rep. Don Young wins 23rd term in Congress 

BY MARK THIESSEN The Associated Press ANCHORAGE — Alaska voters have given the longest serving Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives more years in office. Rep....

Murkowski fends off crowded field in Senate race

BY BECKY BOHRER The Associated Press   ANCHORAGE — U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski won her bid for re-election, fending off a crowded field of challengers that included...

Trump moves within reach of White House 

By JULIE PACE and ROBERT FURLOW The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Donald Trump moved within reach of the White House Tuesday night, capturing crucial victories over Hillary...

3 states OK recreational pot; executions back in Nebraska

By DAVID CRARY The Associated Press NEW YORK — California, Massachusetts and Nevada voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, giving a huge boost to...

Count begins: Trump takes Indiana, Kentucky; Clinton Vermont 

By JULIE PACE and ROBERT FURLOW The Associated Press WASHINGTON — America's ugly and unpredictable presidential election neared the finish Tuesday, with voters flocking to polls to...