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As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drills

OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea — As North Korea vowed "merciless retaliation" against U.S.-South Korean military drills that it claims are an invasion rehearsal,...

US says some remains of sailors found on USS John McCain

SINGAPORE — Navy divers searching a flooded compartment of the USS John S. McCain found remains of some of the 10 sailors missing in...

Officials say Trump’s Afghan plan involves 3,900 more troops

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's plan to end America's longest war and eliminate Afghanistan's rising extremist threat involves sending up to 3,900 additional U.S....

Man dies after falling from boat into southwest Alaska lake

ANCHORAGE — A southwest Alaska man died after he fell from a boat into a lake.The body of 35-year-old Bryan Robert Anderson of Naknek...

Juneau school board to look different after October election

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Juneau Board of Education will have at least one new member this fall, as three candidates are set to...

Residents feel earthquake near Alaska’s largest city

ANCHORAGE — A small earthquake hit the Cook Inlet region of Alaska near Anchorage, the state's biggest city.The Alaska Earthquake Center says the magnitude...

Alaska NAACP members respond to Virginia clashes

FAIRBANKS — Following the clashes between white nationalists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, Alaska members of the NAACP met and reflected on the issues...

Governors of 2 pot states push back on Trump administration

JUNEAU — Governors in at least two states that have legalized recreational marijuana are pushing back against the Trump administration and defending their efforts...

Loss of sea ice leads walruses to early appearance in Alaska

ANCHORAGE — Hundreds of Pacific walruses came ashore to a barrier island on Alaska's northwest coast, the earliest appearance of the animals in a...

Back to bomb shelters? North Korea threats revive nuke fears

LOS ANGELES — After the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, the era of nuclear nightmares — of the atomic arms race, of backyard bomb...