US government shuts down as Congress fails to overcome standoff over spending and immigration
Both of Alaska's U.S. senators voted in favor of the the short-term spending bill that would have prevented a government shutdown, and both of them expressed frustration with the outcome of Friday night's heated debate and eventual defeat of the measure.
A proposal for the largest sale in Anchorage's history gains some traction, but it's not a done deal yet.
The August primary and November election are already issues in Juneau even though the filing deadline isn't for months.
Disaster preparedness experts said that the Hawaii missile threat false alarm could provide a teachable moment to educate the public.
Gov. Jerry Brown said in his decision that Van Houten still lays too much of the blame on Manson, who died two months ago at 83.
Officials tell NBC News that Jerry Chun Shing Lee may have gotten 20 U.S. spies in China killed, and that the Chinese may have tipped off the Russians.
Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber, members of the 2012 Olympic gymnastics team, made a surprise appearance at Larry Nassar's sex-abuse sentencing hearing.
A plan by Baltimore's new police commissioner to curb murders involves "hot spot policing," a technique that has worked in some areas but also drawn scrutiny.