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Hundreds gather to mark 20 years since Oklahoma City bombing

By Tim Talley, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY — Several hundred people have gathered at the former site of the Oklahoma City federal building to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the terrorist bombing there that killed 168 people and injured many others. Read More:

Up to 700 feared dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya

By Antonio Denti, Reuters PALERMO, Italy – As many as 700 people were feared dead after a fishing boat packed with migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, in what may be one of the worst disasters of the Mediterranean migrant crisis, officials said on Sunday. Read More:

ISIL video purports to show killing of Ethiopian Christians

By Jane Onyanga-Omara, USA Today ANCHORAGE – A video purporting to show the killing of Ethiopian Christians by Islamic State-affiliated militants in Libya has been released online. Read More:

FBI overstated forensic hair matches in nearly all trials before 2000

By Spencer S. Hsu, Washington Post WASHINGTON – The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every examiner in an elite FBI forensic unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials in which they offered evidence against criminal defendants over more than a two-decade period before 2000. Read More:

Walker: State gas line is a backup plan, not competition

By Alex DeMarban, ADN JUNEAU – Gov. Bill Walker has for years taken heat from critics over his quest to build a pipeline that taps Alaska’s huge reserves of North Slope natural gas. Read More:

Talkeetna braces for troopers post closing expected to save $80K

By Zaz Hollander, ADN TALKEETNA — Feeling the pinch of the state budget crisis, the Alaska Department of Public Safety announced this month that the state is closing Alaska State Troopers posts in Talkeetna and Girdwood this year. Read More:

State investigating fire that destroyed Motherlode Lodge in Hatcher Pass

By Jeannette Lee Falsey, ADN ANCHORAGE – The owner of the Motherlode Lodge in Hatcher Pass said on Saturday she was “heartbroken” by its loss. The historic building burned to the ground on Friday evening under suspicious circumstances that the state fire marshal’s office is investigating. Read More:

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