Alaska

File photo of NORAD operators  (Photo credit should read MARK LEFFINGWELL/AFP/Getty Images)

Russian, NORAD Forces Unite For Exercise

The exercises on Tuesday and Wednesday were the first since U.S.-Russian relations became strained because of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, Syria, human rights and other issues.

08/30/2013

File photo of a satellite (credit: NASA via Getty Images)

Virginia Teaming Up with Alaska for Space Launch Alliance

Virginia and Alaska are teaming up to make the most of their commercial space operations.

08/29/2013

File photo of a prison cell block. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

US Soldier Sentenced For Selling Secrets To FBI Agent Posing As Russian Spy

An Alaska-based military policeman will serve 16 years in prison and will be dishonorably discharged for selling secrets to an FBI undercover agent who he believed was a Russian spy, a panel of eight military members decided Monday.

04/16/2013

File photo of Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

GOP Rep Apologizes For Using Term ‘Wetbacks’ During Interview

Alaskan Rep. Don Young, one of the most senior Republicans in the House, has apologized for using the racial slur “wetbacks” in referring to Hispanic migrant workers.

03/29/2013

Report: US Trained Alaskans As Secret 'Stay-Behind Agents' Against Russian Invasion File photo of the Iditarod race. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

PETA Wants Prosecutors To File Criminal Charges In Dog’s Iditarod Death

The asphyxiation death of a dog removed from the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has outraged animal rights activists who have long criticized the 1,000-mile race as cruel.

03/20/2013

Democratic candidate for governor Mazie Hirono participates in a forum.  (credit: Phil Mislinski/GettyImages)

Hawaii, Alaska ‘Opposites Attract’ In Senate Race

A Democrat running for a U.S. Senate seat in Hawaii is getting support from Alaska’s Republican congressman.

07/25/2012

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