The bill would reclassify marijuana from a Schedule I to Schedule II drug; end federal prosecution of medical marijuana in states where it is legal; allow banks to provide financial services to marijuana-related businesses that are operating legally under state law; and allow Veterans Administration physicians to recommend medical marijuana, among other provisions.
Despite the cold, you can take a 100-mile, weeklong bike-packing tour in a little known range of mountains near the Arctic Circle. White Mountains National Recreation Area is run by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, and is best traveled during the winter months.
Officials said Monday that remains discovered along a trail just outside Kenai on Saturday appear to belong to a family of four that went missing in May of last year. Police also found at the scene the remains of a dog that may be the family's, and a handgun.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Censoring South Florida Sea Level Rise - maybe state employees aren't allowed ...
Human remains and clothing found on a trail northwest of the Alaska city of Kenai on Saturday night may be linked to a family of four who went missing from the area last May, the Kenai Police Department said Sunday.
Climate change stands to trigger a regime change in Alaska, with far-reaching consequences as frozen ground thaws beneath us, a prominent University of Alaska Fairbanks scientist told the Tanana Chiefs Conference on Tuesday. "When you thaw the permafrost, everything falls apart," said hydrologist Larry Hinzman.
With the northern lights flickering overhead, a morning crowd still recovering, or yet to recover, from St. Patrick's Day celebrations the day before gave him a warm welcome as he notched Iditarod win number three.
Strong northwest winds blew ash and dust from the 1912 eruption of Novarupta over parts of Kodiak Island on Thursday, limiting visibility and prompting some airlines to cancel flights.
Sec. John Kerry slams climate change deniers in government; More whistleblowers corroborate a Florida ban on 'climate change'; Solar energy is booming, in the good, non-explosive, jobs-creating kind of way
Brent Sass, the winner of last month's Yukon Quest, was disqualified from the Iditarod on Tuesday night for breaking a rule that prohibits mushers from having two-way communication devices.
Why not instead create better investment opportunities for renewable and alternate energy resources, as well as technologies that are increasingly less dependent on oil? If we can do that and flood the market with these technologies, would we achieve the same result?
The caravan of mushers who all made it to Fairbanks on Monday for the restart of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race praised the return of an unlikely character: winter.
Upon hearing about Sarah Palin's recent Facebook post where she paints Hillary Clinton's use of private email accounts as shady and corrupt, I had to call my friend Zane Henning to get his take. As usual, we were both on the same page: Sarah Palin's hypocrisy knows no bounds.
As majorities of both supporters and opponents agree, marijuana legalization is inevitable. But the specifics matter, and with each jurisdiction approaching legalization in slightly different ways, there are many opportunities to learn what works and what doesn't.
Alaska Rep. Don Young linked the U.S. homeless population to the wolf population in an outburst Thursday before the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee. After it became national news, with headlines quoting him as saying wolves would get rid of homeless people, he released a statement saying people may have "misunderstood my comments."