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Emerald Princess Cruise Ship

Prosecutors won’t seek death penalty in Alaska cruise death

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Alaska U.S. attorney's office says it does not plan to seek the death penalty in the case of a Utah...

Keystone pipeline leaks 210K gallons of oil

TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil onto agricultural land in northeastern South Dakota, the company and state regulators said...
Harvey Weinstein in 2010.

‘Weinstein Effect’ goes global as powerful men confronted

The sexual harassment and assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein that rocked Hollywood and sparked a flurry of allegations in other American industries, as well...

Novice surfer masters a pro move: Punching a shark to escape

CANBERRA, Australia — A novice surfer mastered a pro's move on the first try: He punched a shark on the nose to escape its...

Even ugly animals can win hearts and dollars to save them from extinction

(The Conversation) The Earth is home to millions of species, but you wouldn’t know it from the media’s obsession with only a few dozen...

Oil prices are up now, but surge might be short-term

Oil prices have jumped by about one-third since the summer on signs of stronger economic growth around the world and fear of instability in...
Alaska State Capitol Building

Alaska House keeps session alive after Senate calls it quits

JUNEAU — The Alaska House isn't giving up on the special legislative session, even though the Senate has called it quits.The House majority coalition...

Troopers identify woman killed while walking on highway

DELTA JUNCTION — Alaska State Troopers say the pedestrian killed while walking on the Alaska Highway was a 43-year-old Delta Junction woman.Jennifer Weeks died...

Homeowner interrupts burglary suspects, who leave van behind

NORTH POLE — Alaska State Troopers are looking for two burglary suspects who left behind a van as they fled a North Pole home.Troopers...

Car kills pedestrian on Alaska Highway near Delta Junction

DELTA JUNCTION — A woman walking on the Alaska Highway east of Delta Junction died when she was struck by a car.A driver shortly...

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