State in the United States

Alaska is a U.S. state on the northwest extremity of the country's 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 and 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.

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The iconoclastic Alaska Republican said she remained opposed to filling the Supreme Court seat so close to an election but could not hold that against a..
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Alaska is emerging as a possible test case for what winter may be like in the U.S.
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People in Florida and Alaska reported receiving menacing and deceptive emails that used false claims about public voting information to threaten voters: “Vote..
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U.S. fighter jets intercepted four Russian military aircraft in international airspace near Alaska, NORAD said.
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An from a group of scientists to the Alaska Department of Natural Resources contains a warning that a landslide may be about to occur in Prince William Sound,..
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The quake struck in the North Pacific Ocean just before 1 p.m., about 67 miles southeast of Sand Point, Alaska, and first prompted a tsunami warning.
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Locals in Alaska felt a "a pretty good shaker" as safety officials urge residents in the coastal area to move inland to higher ground. ......
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A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the Alaska Peninsula, triggering a tsunami warning in the region that has since been downgraded to an advisory. CBS Los..
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A reported 7.5 magnitude earthquake off the Alaska Peninsula today prompted tsunami warnings for a vast swath of communities, leading some schools to evacuate..
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The powerful earthquake struck off the Alaska Peninsula on Monday afternoon. There were no immediate reports of damage.
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The Honker Divide Canoe Route draws intrepid travelers through the world’s largest intact temperate rainforest. But the lifting of logging restrictions may..
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The oil company ConocoPhillips had a problem. It wanted to pump 160,000 more barrels of oil each day from a new project on Alaska’s North Slope. But the fossil..
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In Alaska and other high, cold places around the world, new research shows that mountains are collapsing as the permafrost that holds them together melts,..
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Austin Quinn-Davidson is set to make local history in Anchorage, Alaska as the city's new acting mayor, starting next week.
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The tobacco plant is being used in some drug companies as a key ingredient in the development of a coronavirus vaccine. Throughout history natives in North..
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