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2 dead in second floatplane crash in Alaska one week after 6 were killed in a midair crash

The crash happened one week after two float planes crashed midair near Ketchikan, Alaska.
A rescue ship works to extinguish the fire on the stricken Iranian oil tanker Sanchi in the East China Sea.

12 of the most devastating man-made ocean disasters in history, from Exxon Valdez to Deepwater Horizon

Disasters like oil spills pollute the ocean and kill marine life. Since 1967, there have been more than 9,500 tanker oil spills around the globe.
The North Yungas Road is often considered the most dangerous in the world.

7 of the most dangerous roads in the world

The world's most dangerous roads are often carved into the sides of mountains at high altitudes.

Alaska’s Republican governor wants to give every resident more than $4,000 for the next 3 years, but not everyone is happy

Nearly all Alaskans receive around $2,000 each year from the state's permanent fund. Its future is a major point of contention.
Steven Downs

Investigators in Alaska used DNA from a genealogy website to pinpoint a suspect in a 26-year-old murder case

Alaska State Troopers announced on Friday that investigators used genetic genealogy to arrest Steven H. Down on charges of murder and sexual assault.
Braverman's team of 20 dogs.

Meet 20 pups who are training for the Iditarod, the world’s longest and most popular dog sledding race

Blair Braverman is training a team of 20 huskies to race in the famous Iditarod race, which is 1000 miles long. Meet all 20 very good boys.
A P-8A Poseidon aircraft in Keflavik, Iceland, for anti-submarine warfare training, April 28, 2017.

The US Navy is thinking about sending advanced sub-hunting planes to Alaska to keep a closer eye on Russia and China

The US military's renewed focus on great-power competition has shifted attention back to the Arctic, and the Navy is making moves up there.
"Frozen Bubbles #6."

These 12 incredible close-ups of ice formations in Alaska show the stunning beauty of frozen water

Intrigued by Alaskan swamps, ponds, rivers, and lakes, photographer Ryota Kajita began taking pictures of ice formations in 2010 and the results show how beautiful frozen water can be.
The only way to get to the chalet is by helicopter.

For $25,000 a night, you can rent a luxury chalet that sits on top of a glacier in a remote part of Alaska

In a remote part of Alaska, you can rent a luxe chalet on top of a glacier for $25,000 a night — but you can only get there by helicopter.

The Alaska earthquake didn’t kill anyone. And it’s thanks to a small change the state made 50 years ago.

The magnitude 7.0 earthquake that hit Anchorage, Alaska, on Friday caused no fatalities or widespread building damage, according to officials.