Alaska is experiencing climate change faster than other parts of the planet. With state leadership waning, Anchorage is taking on the climate fight.
Today's Geo Quiz features Michael Paterniti, author of the new book, 'The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World's Greatest Piece of Cheese.'
The Pineapple Express jet stream from Alaska is meeting up with a Siberian cold air mass over Alaska and it's dropping foot after foot of snow on top of many Alaskan communities.
In little Cordova, Alaska, a town accessible only by air and sea, they're struggling with removing the 130 inches of snow that have fallen in December and the first eight days of January — and more snow is on the way.
About 200 miles from Anchorage, in a remote corner of a remote state, there's hundreds of billions of dollars of minerals laying underground. Getting them out, however, could endanger an important natural ecosystem.
Foreign students come to Alaska under a special cultural exchange visa.
Southern Sudanese refugees in Anchorage, Alaska have started language classes for their Americanized children. The classes in the Nuer language help the children connect to their families. Annie Feidt of Alaska Public Radio Network reports.
Former Alaska Senator Ted Stevens may walk away from seven felony convictions a free man with a clean record. The Takeaway talks to Libby Casey, reporter for Alaska Public Radio Network in Washington, D.C., and Steve Heimel, Host of 'Talk of Alaska.'
While Sarah Palin gets the spotlight, she's not the only big political story out of the northernmost state. Alaska's Ted Stevens, the Senate's longest serving Republican in office, faces prosecution for major corruption charges. He is also in a tight election fight for his Senate seat against Anchorage mayor Mark Begich.