A recent study by the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index was recently released listing the highest and lowest ranking states in the US, CNBC's Landon Dowdy reports.
The economics surrounding a certain commodity can be a game changer for city officials in the snow belt. And it's sitting on your dinner table.
Moody's Investors Service is under investigation by the U.S. Justice Department for some of its mortgage ratings, according to a report.
Scientists recently discovered radioactive water off the coast of Canada, but Alaska has not yet detected any radiation from Fukushima.
Discussing the overall state of the cruise industry, and the opening in the Northwest passage, with Edie Rodriguez, Crystal Cruises president & COO.
Oil's drop in price is affecting states across the country in different ways, but Alaska's hit has been the hardest.
Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday cut Alaska's outlook to negative from stable, citing the recent oil price weakness.
Some of the nation's top oil states are showing early signs of a slowdown as a result of the plunge in crude prices.
Over the next 25 years, the U.S. will become a global energy powerhouse. That shift will reshape geopolitical power.
A massive Sandy-eske storm will hit Alaska—will cause a major chill for much of the United States. NBC News reports.
More regions have joined Colorado and Washington state in allowing recreational marijuana use. Businesses in turn are hoping for revenue and jobs.
CNBC's Kate Rogers reports Oregon, Alaska and Washington D.C., are now joining Colorado and Washington in legalizing recreational pot use.
The Republican Party won control of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, in a night that turned out to be a historic defeat for Democrats.
Voters in five states approved ballot measures calling for raises in their states' minimum wages, adding to the federal debate.
Voters go to the polls for midterm congressional elections Tuesday, but just 10 states will decide the most important result.
The recent drop in oil prices may soon take a big bite out of tax revenues in states that are big energy producers.
"The Marijuana Show" allows for pot-entrepreneurs to compete for rare investment opportunities for their start-up ideas.
Anchorage TV reporter Charlo Green commits career suicide, live on the air, for a higher calling—pot.
As the U.S. muscles its way back into the very top echelon of global oil and gas production, Alaska is being left in the dust.
Alaska is setting tourism records due in part due to improved air service and cruise access to the Northwest Passage.