Alaska is the northernmost state in the US. The capital of Alaska is Juneau, and the largest city is Anchorage. It was acquired from the Russian Empire in 1867. The economy of Alaska relies on the oil and gas industry.
Scientists have found a “highly unusual” particle enriched with uranium in the skies over Alaska’s Aleutian Islands. The source of the substance, which is typically used in nuclear fuel and bombs, is still unclear.
A Kenai, Alaska man was tasered by courthouse officers in Anchorage and charged with disorderly conduct after refusing to leave after a hearing. A video of the incident has been viewed thousands of times.