The United States on Saturday downed a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the Carolina coast on orders from President Joe Biden after it traversed sensitive military sites across North America, becoming the latest flashpoint in tensions between Washington and Beijing.

Arduin was Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s first and most controversial budget director, but she was ousted in 2019. Now she is back as a legislative aide, helping to craft a fiscal plan.

The new rules expand where accessory dwelling units can be built across Anchorage, and remove a requirement that the homeowner live on the lot.

A growing online conspiracy theory is using the tagline “died suddenly” to baselessly claim that COVID-19 vaccines are killing people.

As the April 4 Anchorage municipal election approaches, we’ll be asking candidates a series of questions about where they stand on issues facing the city. Help us create the candidate surveys.


Corrections commissioner Jen Winkelman told lawmakers that the department is working to reduce the number of suicides among Alaska’s incarcerated population.

When former Air Force Maj. Mark Holmes died of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma at 37 he had no idea others from his base had developed the same cancer.

U.S. office occupancy hit 50 percent last week for the first time since the pandemic, according to data tracked by Kastle Systems. Experts think this could be the new normal.

The event, traditionally held Super Bowl weekend, will be the weekend prior this year.

The Public Defender Agency will stop accepting new clients facing serious felony charges in the Bethel and Nome Superior Courts because of a shortage of qualified attorneys.

Teams of three and four from around the district participated in the annual competition, which quizzes students’ knowledge on a select group of books.

Stressing our bodies through exercise can make us more resilient to a variety of stressors.

The trial pitted Tesla investors represented in a class-action lawsuit against Musk, who is CEO of both the electric automaker and the Twitter service he bought for for $44 billion a few months ago.

A legal challenge to keep the mine proposal alive could struggle on in court for a long time, observers say.

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