For many states and counties in the U.S., the dark days of the coronavirus pandemic in April unfolded on their television screens, not on their doorsteps. But now, some places that appeared to have avoided the worst are seeing surges of infections, as worries shift from major cities to rural areas.
A lawsuit says about 150 seasonal workers hired by a salmon cannery in Alaska are being forced to quarantine without pay at a hotel in Los Angeles after three of them tested positive for the coronavirus.
The U.S. Forest Service has received more than 100 comments on an expansion project in the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area in Juneau, Alaska, revealing some residents have reservations about the plans.
Four coastal Louisiana tribes and one in Alaska that say the U.S. government has violated their human rights by failing to take action on climate change have submitted a formal complaint to the United Nations in Switzerland.
None of the members of the Alaska congressional delegation have signed an amicus brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a case protecting the right to have an abortion without excessive government restriction.
Attorneys general from a dozen western states want the Trump administration to halt a proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that could allow the agency to charge for water drawn from reservoirs it manages.
Numerous women have told The Associated Press that celebrated opera superstar Placido Domingo tried to pressure them into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and in some cases punishing them when they refused his advances.
Alaska Native and environmental groups filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Interior Department, saying it has withheld information regarding its preparation for a petroleum lease sale in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.