Home prices rose in August in nearly all U.S. cities, and many of the markets hit hardest during the crisis are starting to show sustained gains. The increases are the latest evidence of a steady housing recovery.
Stock trading will be closed in the U.S. for a second day Tuesday as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast. Bond trading will also be closed.
Utilities in Southcentral Alaska have asked for proposals for liquefied natural gas or compressed natural gas imports to help ensure local gas supplies, a utility group told the Regulatory Commission of Alaska Oct. 24.
Some call it a protest by Alaska Native subsistence fishermen, but that's not the way it looks to Harry David and a couple dozen others charged with illegally fishing for king salmon in waters severely restricted by the state because of dismal runs of the prized fish.
U.S. stock markets are closed as Hurricane Sandy nears landfall on the East Coast and are likely to remain closed Tuesday.
Hurricane Sandy grounded thousands of flights in the U.S. northeast Monday and upended travel plans across the globe, stranding passengers from Hong Kong to Europe. The massive storm threatens to bring a near halt to air travel for at least two days in a key region for both domestic and international flights.
A fast-strengthening Hurricane Sandy churned north Monday, raking ghost-town cities along the Northeast corridor with rain and wind gusts.
Being able to begin work on the project this winter, and not to have construction slip another year, is critical to keeping the project on schedule to begin production in 2016 or 2017.
Alaska emergency management officials say individuals have until Nov. 20 to apply for disaster assistance for damage from severe storms that hit a wide section of the state in September.
ConocoPhillips Alaska, one of the North Slope's major producers, reported net earnings of $535 million during the third quarter. That's down from net earnings of $551 million during the second quarter, which the company attributes mainly to lower production during the slower summer maintenance season. But it's up compared to the third quarter of 2011.