Tsunami Alert in Alaska
Tsunami Alert in Alaska
Russian bombers off coast of Alaska for 2nd night in a row
National security correspondent Jennifer Griffin reports from the Pentagon
Volcano In Alaska Sends Ash Spewing 20,000 Feet Up
A volcano eruption in Alaska sent ash 20,000 feet up in the air and prompted flight warnings, according to authorities.
New Butterfly Discovered in Alaska for First Time in 28 Years
The Tanana Arctic may also be the state's only endemic butterfly.
A potential bridge between Russia and Alaska could lead to the ultimate road trip
A road trip stretching from New York City all the way to London could be possible if Russia’s plans work out to build a mega highway connecting Russia’s Eastern most border with Alaska’s Western most ...
Five Chinese Warships Spotted Off Alaska Coast During Obama Visit
Five Chinese navy ships are sailing in international waters in the Bering Sea off Alaska, the Pentagon said Wednesday, in an apparent first for China’s military that came as US President Barack Obama ...
As Sea Ice Retreats, 5,000-6,000 Walruses Confirmed On Alaskan Shore
Between 5,000 and 6,000 walruses have ‘hauled out’ onshore near the Alaskan village of Point Lay, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Friday. Wildlife biologist Jonathan Snyder told participants i...
Mt. McKinley To Denali: How A Mountain's Renaming Got Tied Up in Politics
Alaskans have been advocating for a return to Denali for years. But Ohioans, who helped deliver the presidency to Obama in 2008 and 2012, pushed back. That may be one reason President Obama waited unt...
Inside Alaska’s icy giant
Spelunking into the Mendenhall’s depths reveals a hidden world of surreal blues, frozen waves and caves that look like Superman’s lair.
Ancient Reptile With 'Ridiculously Long Neck' Unearthed In Alaska
The fossilized remains of an ancient marine reptile with an extremely long neck and paddlelike appendages were recently uncovered in an unlikely place: the side of a cliff in Alaska. The bones belong ...
Russian Bombers Fly Near U.S. On July 4th
As Americans were celebrating the Fourth of July holiday, four Russian long-range bomber aircraft flew close enough to the US shores that they were intercepted by military fighter jets. The first set ...
Photos: 30 Extraordinary Caves Around the World
From gleaming grottos to sinister stalactites, these amazing photos capture the natural wonders (plus some man-made additions) in caves from all corners of the Earth.
Unseasonably warm weather moves Iditarod route farther north
Much of the start of the world's most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel, forcing Iditarod organizers to move the start further north where there is snow and ice. A weather pattern that ...
Alaska Becomes 3rd State With Legal Marijuana
Alaska legalizes marijuana becoming the third state to take the plunge..
And the happiest state in America is ...
Where's the heart of U.S. well-being? If you guessed Hawaii for its sandy serenity, or Colorado for its Rocky Mountain highs, you're...
Alaska Native languages
At the time of statehood in 1959 there were twenty indigenous languages spoken within the boundaries of the state of Alaska. Within Alaska today these languages are generally referred to as Native lan...
Inuit culture
Inuit describes the various groups of indigenous peoples who live throughout Inuit Nunangat, that is the Inuvialuit Settlement Region of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut of Northern Canada, Nunav...
Inuit culture - Wikipedia