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Hawaii lifts tsunami warning after Canada quake

Last Updated: Sunday, October 28, 2012, 09:36

US authorities have cancelled a tsunami warning for Hawaii hours after a 7.7 earthquake in Canada`s Charlotte Islands sent some residents scrambling to higher land.

Bomb threat prompts Alaska airport evacuation

Last Updated: Sunday, October 14, 2012, 18:39

Officials say a terminal at Alaska`s main airport has been evacuated over a bomb scare.

Shell halts this year's Alaska drilling plan

Last Updated: Monday, September 17, 2012, 18:14

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has halted plans to drill for oil off Alaska this year as a containment dome to cap any spills has been damaged, the company said Monday.

Boy glad football lost in tsunami found in Alaska

Last Updated: Monday, April 23, 2012, 12:54

A teenager who lost his home in Japan`s devastating tsunami now knows that one prized possession survived.

Coast Guard cannon fire sinks Japanese ghost ship

Last Updated: Friday, April 06, 2012, 10:50

The long, lonely voyage of the Japanese ghost ship is over.

Alaska braces for `epic` storm; evacuations begin

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 09, 2011, 10:28

An "epic" storm was bearing down on western Alaska on Tuesday, the National Weather Service said.

Palin rules out presidential bid in 2012

Last Updated: Thursday, October 06, 2011, 08:58

With Obama seen as vulnerable due to the faltering economy and stubbornly high unemployment, Republicans are desperate to find a candidate who can rally the conservative base.

Strong quake hits Alaska, tsunami warning lifted

Last Updated: Friday, September 02, 2011, 21:56

The epicentre was some 1,000 miles from the state`s largest city Anchorage, USGS added.

Orange goo on Alaska shore was fungal spores

Last Updated: Friday, August 19, 2011, 10:38

An orange-colored goo that streaked the shore of a remote Alaska village turned out to be fungal spores, not millions of microscopic eggs as indicated by preliminary analysis, scientists said Thursday.

`Orange goo washing ashore in Alaska is egg mass`

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 09, 2011, 21:51

A mysterious orange goo that washed ashore in an Alaska village last week and sparked pollution concerns turns out to be a mass of crustacean eggs or embryos.

Four killed in Alaska midair plane collision

Last Updated: Sunday, July 31, 2011, 19:56

At least four people were killed in a midair collision of two Cessna floatplanes in Alaska, officials said.

Rare fossil of sea reptile found on Alaska beach

Last Updated: Saturday, July 30, 2011, 08:57

Alaskan scientists have discovered the fossil of a rare, prehistoric marine reptile that is likely the most complete remnant of the creature ever found in North America.