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From record high temperatures, torrential rain to sheets of ice, Alaska faces 'Icemageddon'
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From record high temperatures, torrential rain to sheets of ice, Alaska faces 'Icemageddon'

Scientists say that unchecked burning of fossil fuels and other human activity is changing the climate, making wild swings in weather a common occurrence now

India, US to begin 15-day military exercise in Alaska from Friday
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India, US to begin 15-day military exercise in Alaska from Friday

The 17th edition of the exercise "Yudh Abhyas" will be conducted at Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson in Alaska

Group of river otters in 'unusual behaviour' attack people and pets in Alaska
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Group of river otters in 'unusual behaviour' attack people and pets in Alaska

According to Live Science, nine-year-old Ayden Fernandez was standing near a duck pond and filming four otters, when one of the animals from the group separated and attacked him. As Fernandez ran, he tripped and fell, leading the otter to pounce on him.

Joe Biden signs bill opening door for Alaska cruises hit by pandemic to resume
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Joe Biden signs bill opening door for Alaska cruises hit by pandemic to resume

Tourism is an important industry in the state, particularly for many southeast Alaska communities heavily reliant on cruise ship passengers.

Alaska health worker gets serious allergic reaction to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, spends night in ICU
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Alaska health worker gets serious allergic reaction to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, spends night in ICU

The woman’s reaction was believed to be similar to the anaphylactic reactions two health workers in Britain experienced after receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine last week. Like her, both recovered

In final days of Oval Office, Donald Trump pursues policies to make Joe Biden's task more difficult
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In final days of Oval Office, Donald Trump pursues policies to make Joe Biden's task more difficult

The president's political appointees are going to extraordinary lengths to try to prevent Biden from rolling back his legacy: filling vacancies on scientific panels, pushing to complete rules that weaken environmental standards, nominating judges and rushing their confirmations

Bigly Yuge: In Alaska, armed bears take charge to protect counting process from Russians, Democrats
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Bigly Yuge: In Alaska, armed bears take charge to protect counting process from Russians, Democrats

The newly drafted bears have been given the power to hug, maul, or kill suspected saboteurs depending on how they are feeling at the time.

US Election 2020: Joe Biden eases ahead in Georgia; Donald Trump attacks election process
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US Election 2020: Joe Biden eases ahead in Georgia; Donald Trump attacks election process

Though millions of ballots are yet to be tabulated, Democrat Joe Biden already has received more than 73 million votes, the most in history

When might we learn US Election 2020 Results? Here's a state-by-state estimate
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When might we learn US Election 2020 Results? Here's a state-by-state estimate

Here’s where things stand on Day Three, when you can expect final results and how to follow along as this extraordinary election unfolds

US Election 2020 Alaska profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more
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US Election 2020 Alaska profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more

Alaska is a US state on the northwest extremity of the country's West Coast, just across the Bering Strait from Asia

Lost tectonic plate Resurrection has been 'found' under the Pacific Ocean
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Lost tectonic plate Resurrection has been 'found' under the Pacific Ocean

The researchers think that this lost plate was responsible for the link between the ancient Pacific Ocean and North America.

Landslide in Alaska could lead to ‘mega-tsunami’ within a year, warn scientists
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Landslide in Alaska could lead to ‘mega-tsunami’ within a year, warn scientists

To comment upon the impact the tsunami might leave, experts cited examples of landslide-induced tsunamis in the past in Alaska and Greenland.

Major 7.5-magnitude earthquake off Alaska prompts tsunami fears; no casualties reported
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Major 7.5-magnitude earthquake off Alaska prompts tsunami fears; no casualties reported

The earthquake off the Alaska Peninsula triggered a number of its own aftershocks shortly after, ranging from 3.5 to 5.9 magnitude

Donald Trump delivers divisive culture war message at Mount Rushmore in bid to win second term, barely mentions pandemic
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Donald Trump delivers divisive culture war message at Mount Rushmore in bid to win second term, barely mentions pandemic

The scene at Mount Rushmore was the latest sign of how Trump appears, by design or default, increasingly disconnected from the intense concern among Americans about the COVID-19 crisis gripping the country

Alaska officials remove Christopher McCandless' 'Magic Bus' following multiple search-and-rescue operations, deaths
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Alaska officials remove Christopher McCandless' 'Magic Bus' following multiple search-and-rescue operations, deaths

Christopher McCandless hiked to the bus located about 250 miles (402 kilometers) north of Anchorage nearly three decades ago, and the 24-year-old Virginian died from starvation when he couldn’t hike back out because of the swollen Teklanika River.

Into the Wild bus removed from Alaska backcountry in a move to prioritise public safety
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Into the Wild bus removed from Alaska backcountry in a move to prioritise public safety

The Into the Wild bus, located in a remote area, has long attracted adventurers some of whom have later died or have had to be rescued

Reportage of sparse policing in Alaska villages wins Pulitzer Prize; coverage of Kashmir clampdown, Hong Kong protests gets photography awards
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Reportage of sparse policing in Alaska villages wins Pulitzer Prize; coverage of Kashmir clampdown, Hong Kong protests gets photography awards

he Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for illuminating the sparse policing of remote Alaska villages, as a delayed awards ceremony recognized writing, photos and — for the first time — audio reporting

For a woman stuck at home in Brooklyn, coronavirus lockdown brings back memories of a decades-old LSD trip
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For a woman stuck at home in Brooklyn, coronavirus lockdown brings back memories of a decades-old LSD trip

Amid the coronavirus lockdown, all it took was a Bob Dylan song to bring back memories of a summer in Alaska.

Republicans block subpoenas for new proof as US Senate debates norms of trial on Day One; moderates force last-minute reversal in pro-Trump rules
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Republicans block subpoenas for new proof as US Senate debates norms of trial on Day One; moderates force last-minute reversal in pro-Trump rules

A divided Senate began the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on Tuesday in utter acrimony, as Republicans blocked Democrats’ efforts to subpoena witnesses and documents related to Ukraine

Donald Trump on cusp of being impeached by House; US president denounces 'vicious crusade' in letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi
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Donald Trump on cusp of being impeached by House; US president denounces 'vicious crusade' in letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi

The House impeachment resolution says that Trump abused the power of his office and then tried to obstruct the investigation in Congress like "no other'' president in history.