Former Sen. Ted Stevens on Thursday broke the public silence he has maintained since his election defeat in November, delivering a vintage pro-development speech that steered clear of the issues that cost him his job.Richard Mauer
Both sides in last year's ballot box ruckus over mining -- the most expensive election battle waged in Alaska history -- may have to pay state regulators major penalties for campaign law violations.Elizabeth Bluemink
Gov. Sean Parnell has submitted a plan to federal energy officials on how to spend what may be the state's most controversial $28 million -- stimulus money Sarah Palin rejected before resigning.Rena Delbridge
The U.S. Supreme Court has set Dec. 8 as the date for oral arguments in the appeal of former Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch, who is seeking to reinstate a court order that sharply limited the federal government's mail fraud case against him.Richard Mauer
Supporters of Beji Caid Essebsi, a veteran statesman who served in the governments of both of Tunisia’s former dictators, celebrated his expected victory in Sunday’s presidential runoff as three exit polls showed him in the lead. His rival, the interim president Moncef Marzouki, did not concede defeat.