Gov. Sean Parnell Tuesday signed an oil tax cut bill that will guarantee budget deficits for years to come at projected oil price and production levels, and then praised himself and legislative leaders for showing fiscal restraint.Pat Forgey
With his eyes on a possible 2014 U.S. Senate run, Alaska tea party politico Joe Miller has been dealt a financial blow after losing a legal fight with the media stemming from his last attempt to win a Senate seat.Jill Burke
The National Republican Senate Committee is trying to to tie U.S. Sen Mark Begich to possibly illegal Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative political organizations, but there is no indication the Alaska Democrat has had any involvement.Craig Medred
Costs have ballooned for the long-awaited project to tap Alaska's vast natural gas reserves in the Arctic as the proposal morphed from an overland route bound for the Lower 48 to a dramatically different project to ship liquid natural gas across oceans.Alex DeMarban
Alaska has considered sending state employees away from home for cheaper health care. The state has explored incentives for insurers who steer patients toward low-cost treatments. Will newly-public hospital billing data drive down Alaska's unsustainably increasing medical costs?Pat Forgey
The U.S. has lofty aspirations for a safe and secure Arctic but will a lofty new "strategy" translate into focus and financial investment along the country's northernmost boundary? Alaskans weigh in.Jill Burke
Disbelief and relief are etched into the faces of folks in Moore, Okla., as they take stock of their lives after taking the brunt of Monday's tornado. Acts of kindness, small and large, prompt many residents to count blessings.
Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was one of 875,000 names in a database the US uses to produce at least nine watch lists, but the naming didn't prevent the attack. Some security experts worry that data overload may be hindering US counterterrorism efforts.