Alaska

Officials promoting inclusivity after Trump rise face recall

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Three leaders of an Alaska fishing community who sponsored a resolution to promote inclusivity after the election of President Donald Trump are fighting efforts to recall them from office.The recall effort targeting three Homer City Council members is pegged to two …

Standing Rock Reservation

Ivanka Trump booed, laughed at for defending father’s support of women

BTW<p>Ivanka Trump was booed at a panel in Germany on Tuesday when she described her father, President Donald Trump, as a “tremendous champion of …

Donald Trump

Almost Half of Latino Children Live in States that Spend Less Per Child

Almost half of Latino children in the U.S. are living in states, in the South and West, that are considered "low spending," and it's negatively impacting their educational and health incomes, according to a report released by the nonprofit Urban Institute on Tuesday.<p>The study found "substantial …

Poverty

This German audience didn't have the warmest willkommen for Ivanka

Awkward Trump/Merkel moment No. 2<p>Watch the video. It's not overpowering, but the boos are there as Ivanka Trump defends her father's attitudes toward women and says he's been a "tremendous champion of supporting families." She was speaking in Berlin on a panel of female leaders hosted by German …

Ivanka Trump

Former 'Bachelor' Star Chris Soules Arrested After Fatal Hit-And-Run

The driver of the tractor who was hit died following the crash.<p>Chris Soules, who starred on Season 19 of “The Bachelor,” was arrested Monday night following a fatal car crash, the Buchanan County Jail confirmed to the Des Moines Register.<p>Iowa State Patrol told The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier that …

Crime

Alaska Dentist Pulled Tooth While Riding Hoverboard, Prosecutors Say

The dentist was so proud of the maneuver that he filmed the stunt and texted it to his office manager. It turns out that the dentist was already under investigation for fraud.

Hoverboards

Protest against Ivanka Trump at Women's Economic Summit in Berlin

ABC News' Sarah Hucal reports from Berlin as activists organize a gala-style protest against Ivanka Trump at the Women's Economic Summit.

Ivanka Trump

Snow falls at the end of April in Wales

It is nearly May but snow has fallen on some higher ground in Wales.<p>This wintery scene greeted people along the A458 between Llangadfan in Powys and Mallwyd in Gwynedd on Tuesday morning.<p>Other snowy weather was reported in Snowdonia.<p>BBC Wales weather forecaster Derek Brockway said temperatures were …

British Isles

Pilot, company culture blamed for 2015 fatal Alaska crash

The National Transportation Safety Board says a pilot's decision to fly using visual flight rules when conditions called for instrument rules was a …

Aviation

Northern Edge training activities in Gulf of Alaska get Navy's OK -- with limits

The U.S. Navy has given the go-ahead for Gulf of Alaska activities in the wide-ranging military exercise known as Northern Edge, but it has scaled …

Military

Tuesday's Morning Email: The Guide To Becoming Jared Kushner

TOP STORIES<p><i>(And want to get The Morning Email each weekday? Sign up here.)</i><p><b>THE GUIDE TO BECOMING JARED KUSHNER</b> “A 36-year-old cipher who is responsible for everything.” [HuffPost]<p><b>LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: HUFFPOST’S NEW CHAPTER</b> HuffPost Editor-in-Chief Lydia Polgreen breaks down HuffPost’s new look ― …

Jared Kushner

Live Science

Everglades National Park<p>A set of new posters by conceptual artist Hannah Rothstein paint a dire picture of the perils of ignoring climate change. The …

Denali (Mt. McKinley)

2017 GMC Acadia V-6 FWD

Makes more sense without the high-zoot badge.<p>The association between GMC and its highfalutin Denali sub-brand is stronger than ever, with every model in the lineup currently offering a leather-clad, chrome-heavy top trim level with a price tag to match. We tested a new, fully loaded GMC Acadia …

Denali (Mt. McKinley)

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Had a Cameo on Gossip Girl

You definitely forgot about this.<p>Considering that <i>Gossip Girl</i> ran for six whole seasons, it's not surprising that there were some pretty random cameos over the course of the years. There was the time Blair got Lady Gaga to perform at NYU, and the time Karlie Kloss showed up at one of the show's …

Ivanka Trump

Seafood processor, EPA settle on Alaska clean air violations

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Seattle-based seafood processing company operating in Alaska will be assessed a $1.3 million civil penalty for violating clean air rules under a proposed settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the state of Alaska.<p>Westward Seafoods, owned by Maruha …

Environment

Hero Firefighter Rescues 4-Year-Old Girl After She Falls From A Moving Bus

Ryan Ciampoli was driving directly behind the bus when his dash cam filmed the horrifying scene.<p>A 4-year-old girl is recovering after she fell out of a bus’ back door and tumbled onto a road in a horrifying incident that was captured on video by an emergency medical technician who came to her …

Canadian News

Holland America celebrates its 70th year in Alaska

In 2017 Holland America Line will celebrate its 70th year of Alaskan exploration, and to commemorate…<br>Continue reading<br>Related:<br>Regional airport demand …

Travel

Alaska editorials

Here is a sampling of editorial opinions from Alaska newspapers:<p>April 20, 2017<p>Peninsula Clarion: Community effort saves Brown Bears<p>Congratulations to …

Bears

This week in Juneau: Slow going as Alaska lawmakers enter second week of overtime

Good morning from Juneau.Okay, actually, good morning from Anchorage, where I'm putting the finishing touches on this newsletter before hopping on a …

Government

Marijuana ban lifted by Alaska's Kodiak regional government

A marijuana ban has been lifted for Alaska's southern Kodiak region but remains in place within the city limits of the region's main municipality.<p>The …

Marijuana

Some Alaska employers could see tighter restrictions on hiring foreign workers

WASHINGTON — Some Alaska employers may find themselves without potential foreign employees in the near future, following an executive order issued by …

Employment Law

Backstory: Consistently Inconsistent

Illustration by Alex Nabaum<p>Driving through Portage, Alaska on my way to Turnagain Pass in early February, the question people always ask me pops into …

Climate

Governor tightens regulations after boy's waterslide death

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The death of a colleague's son spurred the governor in the often anti-regulation Kansas to toughen the state's inspection requirements for amusement parks on Monday.<p>A new law signed by Republican Gov. Sam Brownback strengthens the state's amusement park regulations, which …

United States

Ivanka Trump considered a ‘goddess’ by growing Chinese fanbase

Ivanka Trump attends 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 4, 2015 in New York City. …

China

An e-bike is not the only answer for the less-than-enthusiastic cyclist

Regarding “Riding an E-bicycle: Big Change, Big Charge,” by Valli Herman, April 9: Although electric bicycles may equalize riders in a group, another way to level the cycling field is to use multi-use trails on former rail corridors.<p>By exploring the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy offerings, riders can …

The Arts

From the loneliness of Denali to the bustle of Talkeetna

TALKEETNA — Two weeks passed in a blur of snow, insomnia and oxygen deprivation on ice-bound Denali. Eventually, the monotony of movement numbed all …

Denali (Mt. McKinley)

Anchorage's March for Science draws large crowd of supporters

Rally organizers are usually eager to inflate crowd numbers, but Bryan Box, a planner for the Anchorage offshoot of the international March for …

March for Science

Get Involved: Earth Day celebrations on Oahu

Oahu might be a little greener and quite a bit cleaner after Earth Day on April 22, 2013.<p>By Treena Shapiro<p>Published: 2013.04.16 01:21 PM<p>photo: …

Earth Day

U.S. intercepts 2 Russian bombers off Alaska’s coast

WASHINGTON — The U.S. military says it intercepted two Russian bombers in international airspace off Alaska’s coast. A pair of F-22 Raptor aircraft …

Cold War

In Alaska, budget cuts threaten the fight against climate change

Budget cuts may threaten vital tools like climate-monitoring satellites

Global Warming