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The Latest: Alaska opens vaccines to all 16 or older
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The Latest: Alaska opens vaccines to all 16 or older

JUNEAU, Alaska — Gov. Mike Dunleavy says Alaska will become the first state to drop eligibility requirements and allow anyone…
Large earthquake off Alaska prompts tsunami fears, fleeing
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Large earthquake off Alaska prompts tsunami fears, fleeing

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude 7.5 earthquake prompted a tsunami warning Monday for a nearly thousand-mile stretch of Alaska’s…
Arctic has one of warmest years, raising fears over rising sea levels
Environment

Arctic has one of warmest years, raising fears over rising sea levels

The Arctic has experienced its second warmest year since 1900, according to a report published Tuesday, raising fears over low…
Alaska Native ice cellars failing amid environmental changes
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Alaska Native ice cellars failing amid environmental changes

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — For generations, people in Alaska’s far-north whaling villages have relied on hand-built ice cellars dug deep…
Israel tests US-backed missile shield over Alaska
Middle East

Israel tests US-backed missile shield over Alaska

Israel said on Sunday that it had carried out a series of successful live interception tests of its Arrow 3…
Magnitude 8.2 Alaska earthquake prompts tsunami warning
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Magnitude 8.2 Alaska earthquake prompts tsunami warning

An 8.2 earthquake in the Gulf of Alaska triggered a tsunami warning in the US state and parts of Canada.…
CNN: Chasing spring: The great Alaska road trip
Life & Style

CNN: Chasing spring: The great Alaska road trip

Inspired by signs of spring — longer days, warmer temperatures, waterfowl migrating north — the great road trip to Alaska…
CNN: 11 of the world’s best heli-ski spots
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CNN: 11 of the world’s best heli-ski spots

Whop, whop, whop, whop. The thump of the rotors fades as the helicopter lifts away. Silence, just for a moment — a…
US probes deaths of 30 whales along southern Alaska coast
Environment

US probes deaths of 30 whales along southern Alaska coast

US marine biologists have launched an investigation into the mass die-off of 30 whales found washed ashore along Alaska's southern…
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