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GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski Tells Trump To Start Transition
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Trump admin races to sell Alaska oil leases
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GOP Rep. Don Young Called COVID-19 The 'Beer Virus.' Now, He Has It
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How U.S. Senate control may come down to Georgia
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Alaskans Head For Higher Ground Under Tsunami Evacuation Orders
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Remember Jumbo Loans? They're Still Around, But They're Not Easy To Get
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Timelapse shows sunset before 'Polar Night' brings 66 days of darkness to city in AlaskaWatch the final sunset in Utqiaġvik, a city on the northern tip of Alaska, before the "polar night" brings over two months of darkness.
Trump administration looking to sell drilling rights in Arctic National Wildlife RefugeThe Trump administration is looking to greenlight a consequential drilling project in Alaska before the Biden administration takes over. Oil and gas firms are bidding on the chance to secure drilling..
The sun has set on 2020 in this Alaskan town. 'Polar night' brings 66 days of near-darkness in America's northernmost town.The National Weather Service in Fairbanks on Wednesday said the sun will not rise again until Jan. 23 in Utqiaġvik, formerly known as Barrow.
As Grassley Tests Positive for Coronavirus, Virus Threatens to Stall Work in CongressTwo of the oldest members of Congress, Senator Charles E. Grassley of Iowa and Representative Don Young of Alaska, now have the virus, underscoring the risks on Capitol Hill.
'I don't need your instruction': Sens. Sherrod Brown and Dan Sullivan argue over wearing masksThe back-and-forth started on the Senate floor when Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, asked Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, to put on a mask.
Coronavirus updates: Hawaii 'clarifies' statewide mask mandate; Alaska loses over 3,000 gas and oil jobs amid pandemic; 247K US deathsHawaii, Iowa issue statewide mask mandates. Alaska has lost over 3,000 oil, gas jobs. Washington state wedding leads to outbreak. Latest COVID news.
Jetliner hits brown bear while landing in AlaskaKills it but cub that was with it wasn't hurt, officials said. It wasn't clear how they got on the runway.
‘Are We Getting Invaded?’ U.S. Boats Faced Russian Aggression Near AlaskaRussia has escalated its provocative encounters in the North Pacific this year, harassing boats in U.S. fishing waters and sending bombers toward Alaska’s shores.
Alaskan Don Young Prevails Over Serious Challenge, Easily Winning a 25th TermAlyse Galvin, an independent, fell short in her bid to oust the dean of the House, who found himself vulnerable amid economic woes and President Trump’s troubles in Alaska.
Challenge to Obamacare, states' vote count, Eta's potential path: 5 things to know TuesdayThe Supreme Court will weigh the latest challenge to Obamacare, Alaska will start counting absentee votes and more news to start your Tuesday.
Coronavirus updates: President-elect Joe Biden to announce COVID task force; Global infections surpass 50M; Air Force-Wyoming game canceledPresident-elect Joe Biden will take different approach to virus. Anchorage, Alaska, restrictions start Monday. US nears 10M cases. Latest COVID news.
Trump will open 9 million acres of Alaska’s Tongass National Forest to logging this week.
Moose Goes Toe-to-Toe with Chill Dog in Alaska EncounterChilling in the yard with your dog is different, and dangerous, in Alaska -- where an aggressive moose can show up and charge at man's best friend!!! Brody is the pooch in this video, and you can hear..
Austin Quinn-Davidson is the first woman and openly gay mayor of Alaska's largest city. She hopes to be an inspiration, too.Austin Quinn-Davidson was sworn in Friday, replacing Ethan Berkowitz, who resigned after admitting to "unacceptable" relationship with TV anchorwoman.
Murkowski, in a Turnabout, Says She Will Vote to Confirm BarrettThe 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 qualified nominee.
Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened TodayAlaska is emerging as a possible test case for what winter may be like in the U.S.
Voters in Florida and Alaska received threatening ‘vote for Trump’ emails.People in Florida and Alaska reported receiving menacing and deceptive emails that used false claims about public voting information to threaten voters: “Vote for Trump on Election Day or we will..
U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian bombers near AlaskaU.S. fighter jets intercepted four Russian military aircraft in international airspace near Alaska, NORAD said.
'It was a pretty good shaker': Alaska, Hawaii under tsunami advisory after 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Pacific OceanThe 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.
Tsunami Warning Issued for Kodiak, Alaska, After 7.5 Earthquake
Powerful Alaska earthquake triggered tsunami warningA 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 Angeles has the latest.
A 30-Mile Canoe Trip Through Alaska’s Tongass National ForestThe Honker Divide Canoe Route draws intrepid travelers through the world’s largest intact temperate rainforest. But the lifting of logging restrictions may indelibly alter its character.
Anchorage chooses first woman, openly gay acting mayorAustin Quinn-Davidson is set to make local history in Anchorage, Alaska as the city's new acting mayor, starting next week.
'We don't think it's a hoax': Only three counties in American haven't had COVID-19 cases. How did they avoid the virus?Esmeralda County in Nevada, Loving County in Texas and Skagway in Alaska have had no COVID-19 cases. But that doesn't mean they haven't been impacted.
The Fattest Bears in Alaska Want Your VoteEach year, people vote for the heftiest brown bear at the Katmai National Park and Preserve during the Fat Bear Week contest.
Trump Administration To Announce Plan to Open Tongass Forest to LoggingThe effort to open the Alaskan wilderness area, the nation’s largest national forest, has been in the works for about two years.
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Grizzly bear kills hunter in largest U.S. national park, first-of-its-kind attackThe incident is the first known bear mauling fatality in Alaska's Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve's 40-year history.
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How Ginsburg’s Death Has Reshaped the Money Race for Senate DemocratsFrom Alaska to Maine to the Carolinas, Democratic strategists working on Senate campaigns described a spontaneous outpouring of donations the likes of which they had never seen. A Republican surge is..
Murkowski Becomes 2nd Republican to Oppose Supreme Court Vote Before ElectionThe announcement by the senator from Alaska potentially complicates efforts to quickly fill the vacancy left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Supreme Court Live Tracker: Updates as Biden Speaks on Trump, Ginsburg VacancyLisa Murkowski of Alaska became the second Republican senator to say the Senate should not consider a nominee before the presidential election.
Hoverboard-Riding Dentist, Found Guilty of Fraud, Is Sentenced to 12 YearsIn their case against Seth Lookhart, Alaska prosecutors included video of the dentist on a hoverboard and pulling a tooth. Mr. Lookhart was convicted in January of fraud, unlawful dental acts and other..
Targeting Conservative Terrain, Democrats Look to Independent Challengers in AlaskaThe bids of two congressional candidates are shaping up as crucial tests of whether a centrist label can overcome resistance to Democrats in a conservative-leaning state.
When the Otters Vanished, Everything Else Started to CrumbleAgainst the backdrop of climate change, the delicate underwater ecology of Alaska’s Aleutian Islands is hurting from declines in otters.
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U.S.-Russia Military Tensions Intensify in the Air and on the Ground WorldwideRecent altercations in Europe, the Middle East and off the coast of Alaska have heightened tensions between the two rival powers.
The Runway Lights Failed, So Villagers Used Their Headlights to Aid an AirliftA child was waiting to be flown to Anchorage, but the pilot of a LifeMed Alaska flight could not see the runway at the airport in Igiugig, Alaska, officials said.
Rare white killer whale spotted near AlaskaTwo-year-old Tl'uk, who was spotted twice by researchers, has a condition called leucism, which may make his adult life difficult.
60 Minutes visits Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (2001)In 2001, 60 Minutes filed a report from Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge where conservationists were fending off oil companies from drilling.
The debate over drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife RefugeIn 2001, 60 Minutes reported on the long-running debate over whether to drill for oil in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
US OKs drill lease plan for Alaska wildlife areaThe Trump administration on Monday gave final approval for an oil and gas leasing plan on the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, where critics worry about the industry's impact..
US approves oil leasing plan for Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; activists call it 'shameless'Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is the sprawling home to polar bears, caribou and other wildlife.