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Alaska (AP) - Some Alaska soldiers are coming home after a nine-month deployment to Kuwait. The U.S. Army says about 40 soldiers from the 716th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Detachment will be reunited with family and friends on Friday.

Thu, 11/26/2015 - 7:53pm

There was no shortage of options for those without family or the financial means to have a Thanksgiving meal this year. Local businesses and centers kept their doors open and the food flowing throughout the day.

Thu, 11/26/2015 - 7:52pm

Cameroon exchange student Nouredine Mama was given two days' notice before he was flown to Alaska this fall. The 16-year-old was already settled in Washington, D.C., and had started school when the exchange program he was with found him a host family.

Thu, 11/26/2015 - 7:52pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The Wasilla Library may have to take U.K. author James Dawson's "This Book is Gay" out of the juvenile nonfiction section. KSKA-FM reports (http://bit.

Thu, 11/26/2015 - 7:51pm

WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump denied Thursday that he mocked a reporter with a disability in a South Carolina speech, despite appearing to imitate mannerisms of the "poor guy" and make fun of him.

Thu, 11/26/2015 - 6:49pm

In the nine days since Paris was hit by Islamic terrorists who killed more than 130 people and wounded hundreds more, a growing number of U.S. governors have vowed to turn away any refugees seeking shelter at their borders.

Thu, 11/26/2015 - 6:49pm

"It is more blessed to give than to receive." You've heard this well known quote many times but haven't allowed it to make a difference in your life.

Thu, 11/26/2015 - 6:04pm

Several Alaska nonprofit organizations are participating in a global day of giving celebrated by the hashtag #GivingTuesday. The movement takes place on Dec.

Thu, 11/26/2015 - 6:04pm

Did you know that you were not alone yesterday in eating turkey? According to the National Turkey Federation, 95 percent of Americans eat turkey on Thanksgiving, consuming 675 million pounds from 45 million birds.

Thu, 11/26/2015 - 5:05pm

Something I'm very thankful for is that I wasn't present for what's now called the "first Thanksgiving." In September of 1620, the Mayflower left Plymouth, England carrying 102 passengers who were intent upon finding a better life in the New World.

Thu, 11/26/2015 - 5:05pm


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