AP-AK–Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Alaska. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Anchorage bureau at 800-770-7549 or at apanchorage@ap.org. News Editor Mark Thiessen can be reached at 907-272-7549 or mthiessen@ap.org.

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Stop Oregon Sanctuaries anti-sanctuary initiative qualifies for November ballot

An Oregon anti-sanctuary initiative has qualified for the November ballot, raising the real possibility that one of the nation's bluest states could become the first to repeal sanctuary status for immigrants who crossed the border illegally.

The Oregon Secretary of State's office announced Tuesday that Initiative Petition 22 had cleared ...

Inside the Beltway: Democrats pine for elusive ‘fresh face’ in 2020

At any given moment, the news media is bandying about 15 to 20 potential Democratic presidential hopefuls who will duke it out for the nomination in 2020.

They include predictable names like Sens. Bernard Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Kirsten Gillibrand and Cory Booker. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and ...

The Latest: Man accused of rape drove for Lyft

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Latest on a man accused of rape in Northern California (all times local):

4:45 p.m.

A suspect charged with raping woman he picked up in Northern California posing as their ride-share driver actually drove for Lyft, one of the largest ride-sharing companies in the nation.

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Manafort motion to change trial venue rejected by Judge TS Ellis III

A federal judge denied former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort’s request on Tuesday to reallocate his trial outside of Washington D.C. Manafort’s attorneys asked that the upcoming trial be moved from Alexandria, Virginia, located inside the Capital region, to Roanoke.

Texas group says 2 kids reunited with families had rash

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A group helping recently reunited immigrant families in Texas says it has had two children arrive at its facility in recent weeks with a contagious rash.

Catholic Charities of San Antonio says it served two children who had scabies, a treatable skin disease often found in ...

The Latest: Lawmaker says he didn’t disclose complaint

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The Latest on a legislative ethics complaint in Alaska (all times local):

2:55 p.m.

An Alaska state lawmaker says he did not disclose the existence of a confidential ethics complaint to a reporter.

Republican Rep. David Eastman testified at a formal hearing before a legislative ethics ...

With Trump, politics no longer stop at the water’s edge

In 1947, Sen. Arthur Vandenberg of Michigan took to the Senate floor and delivered what many consider to be a "speech heard 'round the world."

Vandenberg, a Republican who helped create the United Nations, led the GOP away from isolationism to internationalism. He supported the Cold War, the Truman Doctrine, ...