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Interior Dept. Dodges Watchdog’s Questions About Zinke’s Call To Alaska Senators
The agency took six months to even respond to a federal probe into Zinke's apparent effort to bully Sen. Lisa Murkowski over her health care vote.
States Cashing In Big On Legal Weed
Marijuana is a major cash crop for states where it’s legal.
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Anchorage Votes No On Anti-Transgender Bathroom Proposition
A law similar to the Alaska measure was notably repealed in North Carolina last year.
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Lobbyists Mingled With State Lawmakers At Democrats' Closed-Door Policy Retreat
The predominance of corporate interests underscores the ongoing tension between the party's centrist and progressive wings.
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The Arctic Refuge Still Bears Scars From Oil Exploration In The 1980s
And the Trump administration is looking to green light new surveys — a move scientists warn comes with significant risks.
A 'Super Blue Blood Moon' Is Going To Light Up The Sky. Here's Where To See It.
NASA is calling it a "lunar trifecta."
These 6 Women Had No Plans To Run For Office. Then Trump Came Along.
After a wave of first-time female candidates in 2017, we followed up with some to see where they landed.
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Strong Earthquake Off Alaska Prompts Brief Tsunami Fears For Entire U.S. West Coast
The U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor registered a magnitude 8.2 on the Richter scale.
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Alaska Indigenous Women to Senator Murkowski: End The Assault On Our Communities and Lands
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The Alaska senator is sneakily collaborating with the Trump administration in eliminating protections and handing sacred land to corporations.
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6 Republicans Who Said They Oppose Arctic Refuge Drilling Just Voted To Allow It
Any oil and gas development “stands to disrupt this fragile, critically important landscape,” the lawmakers wrote last month.
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The 6 Best Places To See The Northern Lights
What your girl crush reads online
KIRUNA, SWEDEN For the indigenous Sámi people of northern Scandinavia, the aurora borealis were thought to be the energy
Tribal Nations Protest Republican Plan To Drill In Arctic Refuge
"This means everything to me. And it means everything to my people,” said one demonstrator.
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Why The Hidden Measures Buried In The GOP's Tax Bill Are Cause For Alarm
Not everything in the tax bills are about taxes. The impact of the tax bills extend way beyond taxes.
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Arctic Drilling Would (At Best) Recoup 0.075 Percent Of The Debt From GOP Tax Plan
“The Arctic Refuge isn’t a bank — drilling there won’t pay for the tax cuts the Senate just passed.”
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Group Of Republicans Warn Against Plans To Drill In Fragile Arctic Wildlife Refuge
“Any development footprint in the refuge stands to disrupt this fragile, critically important landscape,” the 12 House GOP lawmakers wrote.
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Trump's ‘Pocahontas’ Punchline Ignores The Violence Native Women Face Every Day
The true story of Pocahontas is one of rape and abuse — which indigenous women still experience at alarming rates.
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Trump Administration Greenlights New Oil-Drilling Operations In Arctic Waters
The approval is “a totally boneheaded decision by a reckless administration," one environmentalist said.
Lynx Mom Wrestling With Her Babies In The Snow Will Warm Your Heart
“There are no words possible for how beautiful they are.”
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