Alaska is a state located in the northwest extremity of the North American West Coast, just across the Bering Strait from Asia. An exclave of the U.S., it borders the Canadian province of British Columbia and territory of Yukon to the east and southeast has a maritime border with Russia's Chukotka Autonomous Okrug to the west. To the north are the Chukchi and Beaufort seas of the Arctic Ocean, while the Pacific Ocean lies to the south and southwest.
The Alaska Supreme Court on Friday cleared the way for a campaign seeking to oust the state's embattled governor to proceed with plans to collect enough signatures to place a recall initiative on the.. Reuters - Published
The long days of lawyers arguing for and against the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump are over. Now it is up to U.S. senators from both major parties to present their rationale for acquitting..
In a UK first, two Alaskan sea otters will become residents in Birmingham. The National SEA LIFE Centre will give the rescued pups their forever home in a new multi-million pound marine mammal rescue..
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A 30-year-old man has been rescued by Alaska State Troopers after his cabin burnt down in mid-December. Steele's family members had not heard from Steele for several weeks and requested that troopers..
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Preparations are underway for Alaska's famed Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, which begins March 7th. Volunteers are preparing bales of straw, so the dogs have a warm place to stay every time they stop.. USATODAY.com - Published
An iguana-like creature with a needle-sharp snout has been confirmed from a fossilized skeleton as a species of the marine reptile thalattosaur previously unknown to science that roamed the coast of.. Reuters - Published
The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump has reached its bedraggled end with Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s (R-Alaska) decision not to vote for new witnesses or documents. In her plaintive statement on.. WorldNews - Published
A plane evacuating 201 Americans from the Chinese city at the center of the virus outbreak continued Wednesday on to Southern California after everyone aboard passed a health screening test in.. USATODAY.com - Published
An airplane that a federal official said was evacuating as many as 240 Americans from a Chinese city at the center of a virus outbreak landed in Anchorage, Alaska late Tuesday. The passengers are going.. USATODAY.com - Published
The U.S. Census Bureau, after being delayed for several hours by inclement weather, launched its latest once-in-a-decade head count of Americans on Tuesday in one of the most remote corners of the.. Reuters - Published
The launch of the U.S. Census Bureau's once-in-a decade head count of Americans was delayed on Tuesday by bad weather in one of the most remote corners of the country - a tiny Alaska Native settlement.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Census Bureau was due to launch its latest once-in-a decade head count of Americans on Tuesday in one of the most remote corners of the country: a tiny, rural Alaska Native settlement on the.. Reuters - Published
An Alaska volcano that has been rumbling since midsummer shot ash about 5 miles (8 km) into the sky on Sunday, triggering a warning to aviators and dusting one small fishing village, officials.. Reuters - Published
This year's once-a-decade official U.S. national population count will start in a small Alaska Native village perched on the tundra overlooking the Bering Sea. Daytime temperatures will be well below.. Reuters - Published
Here's the latest for Monday January 13th: Protests in Iran over downed plane; Volcano erupts in Philippines; Tornado and severe weather damage in much of United States; Man rescued from Alaska.. USATODAY.com - Published
An Alaska man whose remote cabin burned down in mid-December was rescued Friday by State Troopers. Tyson Steele, 30, was picked up in good health at his homestead 20 miles outside of Skwentna, troopers.. USATODAY.com - Published
The campaign to oust Alaska's governor received court approval to proceed on Friday when a judge ruled that the allegations against the first-term Republican meet the legal requirements for including a.. Reuters - Published
An Alaska volcano shot an ash cloud about 5 miles (8 km) into the sky on Tuesday, prompting flight delays and cancellations and raining volcanic particles onto at least one nearby community, officials.. Reuters - Published
One of Alaska’s most active volcanoes, a towering ice-covered cone in the Aleutian Islands, shot a cloud of ash more than 5 miles high on Friday, triggering a warning to aviators and putting on a.. Reuters - Published
Five commercial fishermen lost at sea when their crabbing vessel capsized and sank on New Year's Eve in the Gulf of Alaska were presumed dead on Thursday after search-and-rescue operations were called.. Reuters - Published
Five commercial fishermen were believed to have died after their crabbing vessel sank on New Year's Eve in the Gulf of Alaska, the U.S. Coast Guard said after ending a search and rescue operation amid.. Reuters - Published
Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska revealed the first public qualms with Mitch McConnell’s vow to coordinate with the White House on a quick impeachment trial for President Trump. NYTimes.com - Published
Tens of thousands of people across the country marched in support of impeachment Tuesday evening. Liberal groups organized more than 600 events from Alaska to Florida. Turnout was lower than many other.. USATODAY.com - Published
Members of the Alaska Air National Guard flew to a rural village recently with a special mission, delivering some early Christmas cheer and a visit from Santa Claus to schoolchildren and their.. USATODAY.com - Published
Alaska will soon close a year that is shaping up as its hottest on record, with glaciers in the "Frontier State" melting at record or near-record levels, pouring waters into rising global seas,.. Reuters - Published