Republican Sarah Palin re-emerged in Alaska politics over a decade after resigning as governor with hopes of winning the state’s U.S. House seat.
After winning an August vote to serve out an unexpired term, Peltola now gets a full two-year term in Congress.
The three-term senator, one of few moderates in the chamber, fended off a challenge from Donald Trump's endorsed candidate, Kelly Tshibaka.
As expected, it will take weeks to count votes for the Republican candidates under their state's new system of ranked choice voting.
Neither gained the majority of votes needed to claim the seat outright under Alaska’s ranked choice voting system.
Republican Senators Susan Collins (ME) and Lisa Murkowski (AK) stood their ground on health care.
A young bar-tailed godwit appears to have set a non-stop distance record for migratory birds by flying at least 8,435 miles.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Pierce said he also had no plans to end his campaign just a few weeks before the Nov. 8 election.
The fate of the animals is "a canary in a coal mine for other species that need cold water," one researcher said.
747, named after the jumbo jet, weighs an estimated 1,400 pounds — but fraud nearly cost him the annual competition.