In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, oil started flowing down the Trans-Alaska Pipeline 40 years ago. Every summer, thousands of workers file through Deadhorse, Alaska, an operations center for the oil field, including postal worker Les Dunbar. Eric…
The Alaska lawmaker and U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine were the only two Republicans who on Tuesday opposed moving forward with allowing debate on GOP legislation to repeal much of the Affordable Care Act, the health care law passed…
The U.S. Mint has revealed designs for a new $1 coin that will honor Alaska’s 1945 anti-discrimination law.
By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
Members from Native American tribes in six Western states called on Congress to restore funding to tribes during budget negotiations.
By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News
In Alaska, individual health insurance premiums here climbed almost 40 percent annually after the ACA went into effect, and high health care costs drove all but one provider out of the market in 2017.
By Kamala Kelkar
Warmer temperatures have melted Alaska Natives' traditional permafrost freezers in the U.S. arctic and also forced polar bears onto land near them. They hope stainless steel containers shipped from Oregon will help keep the hungry bears away.
By PBS NewsHour
Every summer, the federal research vessel Tiglax travels along the chain of Alaska’s Aleutian Islands, ferrying scientists to remote locations to study wildlife. The Aleutian archipelago is 1600 miles in length and constitutes an ecosystem of stunning diversity. Tiglax’s captain…
By Associated Press
Unofficial ballot returns show a majority of voters in one of Alaska's most eroded communities want to move to safer ground from their tiny island home.
Federal authorities anticipate that as many as 35,000 Pacific walrus could rush the coastline of Alaska again this summer, if the sea ice in the Chukchi melts past deeper waters where walrus cannot forage. Scientists are trying trying to put…
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