There was something strange about the whale that washed ashore St. George Island a couple summers ago, strange enough for the group that spotted the decomposing 24-foot cetacean to tip off scientists and later to help track its location for months as Bering Sea storms pushed and pulled it along the coast.
More than a month after an ordinance seeking to ban “vaping” in the Anchorage Town Square Park failed to pass, it was reconsidered and approved Tuesday.
Democrats formally nominated Hillary Clinton today, making her the first woman ever at the top of a major party presidential ticket. In a show party unity, Senator Bernie Sanders led the motion to nominate Clinton. Moments after Hillary Clinton officially won the Democratic nomination for president, a large group of Bernie Sanders' supporters left the convention hall.
Forty-six people have abandoned a sinking fishing vessel in Alaska's Aleutian Islands The Coast Guard says all 46 donned survival suits Tuesday and were awaiting rescue in three life rafts.
The country's morality police enforce strict laws that prohibit women and men from socializing with members of the opposite sex.
Palmerston, the house cat of the British Foreign Office, was pictured being thrown out of the prime minister's official residence.
Protesters have camped in front of the Minnesota governor's residence since 32-year-old Philando Castile was fatally shot by a police officer.
Kyzr Willis had been reported missing from Carson Beach in South Boston on Tuesday.
Practically all types of firearms are outlawed in Japan, which has practiced strict gun control since its post-feudal era in the late 1800s.