Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, came out Wednesday in support of marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples, saying it is an issue of "personal liberty" and that her own views on the issue have "evolved."U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski
Despite pronouncement from Sen. Cathy Giessel, a state licensing administrator says it's too early to tell how Alaska's oil tax cut is impacting the number of licensed engineers working here.Alex DeMarban
Sen. Lisa Murkowski says a disconnect between the interest of the United States in investing in the Arctic compared to other nations was evident at the Arctic Council meeting last month in Sweden.Carey Restino | Bristol Bay Times
She’s baack! Sarah Palin is returning to Fox News as a paid contributor next week, continuing a three-year love affair with the conservative television network after seemingly parting ways in January.Laurel Andrews
In the city of Whittier, 75 miles outside but a world away from Alaska's largest city, controversy is in the air for its 220 residents as they gear up to decide whether to recall longtime Mayor Lester Lunceford over accusations of misconduct.Eli Martin
In the wake of announcements by BP and other oil majors of large investments in Alaska, opponents of Senate Bill 21 that cuts Alaska’s oil taxes are racing to gather signatures for a repeal referendum. The bill’s supporters, meanwhile, are mobilizing to keep the new tax system in place.Eli Martin
A year ago, Ecuador allowed fugitive WikiLeaker Julian Assange to seek refuge in its London embassy. Now its new media law tightens the vice on journalists critical of the South American country’s government.
Policy differences were nuanced between Democrat Ed Markey and the GOP's Gabriel Gomez in Tuesday's debate, the last before the US Senate election in Massachusetts. But the candidates' styles – policy master vs. fresh-faced outsider – could not be more distinct.