Watch video: Group of friends experience a spectacular phenomenon while fishing – This is what happened!

Watch video: Group of friends experience a spectacular phenomenon while fishing – This is what happened!

Rich, who was fishing near Resurrection Bay off the coast of Seward, Alaska, with his friends, literally had a “whale”of a time.

Red Flag Exercise: IAF's fighter planes square off with best in the world - See photos

Red Flag Exercise: IAF's fighter planes square off with best in the world - See photos

Some of Indian Air Force's best fighter pilots squared off with pilots from the US Air Force and other top guns from Japan, South Korea and Germany to test their capabilities in the Joint Pacific Range Complex over Alaska.

Japan earthquake rattles markets as factories shut; survivors queue for food

The Japanese share market fell more than 3 percent on Monday after a series of earthquakes measuring up to 7.3 magnitude struck a southern manufacturing hub, killing at least 42 people and forcing major companies to close factories.

Strong earthquake shakes Alaska, no tsunami warning

A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook a lightly populated remote region of southeastern Alaska late Friday, the US Geological Survey that monitors quakes worldwide reported.

Bernie Sanders beats Hillary Clinton in Alaska, Washington caucuses

Bernie Sanders beats Hillary Clinton in Alaska, Washington caucuses

The Vermont senator was projected to have won by 76 percent against nearly 24 percent for Clinton in the western state where 101 delegates were up for grabs.

Sanders goes after Clinton lead as three states vote

Sanders goes after Clinton lead as three states vote

A resilient Bernie Sanders went gunning for Hillary Clinton's commanding lead as Alaska, Hawaii and Washington states took their turn voting on Saturday in the Democratic presidential nominating contest.

US keeping eye on North Korea's missile program: Pentagon chief

US keeping eye on North Korea's missile program: Pentagon chief

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Wednesday the US military was keeping a vigilant eye on North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs, and was continually expanding its defenses against a possible missile attack by Pyongyang.

Earthquake of 7.1 magnitude shakes Alaska,  shudders felt for hundreds of miles

Earthquake of 7.1 magnitude shakes Alaska, shudders felt for hundreds of miles

A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck remote southern Alaska early on Sunday, unleashing shudders felt several hundred miles (km) from the tremor`s lakefront epicenter near on the far end of Cook Inlet from Anchorage, the state`s largest city.

7.1-magnitude earthquake hits southern Alaska coast: USGS

A major earthquake measuring 7.1 magnitude on the richter scale struck southern Alaska at 1030 GMT on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.

The quake occurred near Pedro Bay at a depth of 104 kilometers (65 miles), according to scientists with the US Geological Survey.

Alaska permafrost thawing sooner than expected

Alaska permafrost thawing sooner than expected

Up to a quarter of the permafrost that lies just under the ground surface in Alaska could thaw by the end of the century, according to a new study.

Watch: 'Running Wild' in Alaska - Barack Obama with Bear Grylls

Watch: 'Running Wild' in Alaska - Barack Obama with Bear Grylls

Obama featured on Grylls' “Running Wild” show and the episode focussed on Alaska.

Exotic Destinations to spend Christmas

Exotic Destinations to spend Christmas

Read about some exotic Christmas destinations in the World

Magnitude-6.2 earthquake hits off Alaska's Aleutian Islands

A magnitude-6.2 earthquake has struck off Alaska's sparsely populated Aleutian Islands. The U.S. Geological Survey says the temblor hit just after 7 a.M. Alaska time and was centered 58 miles (93 kilometers) southeast of Atka.

Arctic Ocean to have less ice, more water by 2050s

Arctic Ocean to have less ice, more water by 2050s

By the 2070s, there could be close to 200 days a year with no sea ice at Drew Point, which is likely to worsen coastal erosion.

US cancels plans to allow Arctic oil drilling

The US government has cancelled plans to allow oil drilling along the Arctic coasts of Alaska for the next two years, the interior department announced.

Shell halts controversial oil exploration in Alaska

Shell halts controversial oil exploration in Alaska

Royal Dutch Shell began drilling there in July, two months after US President Barack Obama approved Arctic drilling, despite opposition from environmentalists.

`Duck-billed` dinos once thrived in snowy dark of Alaska

Researchers have discovered a new hadrosaur species on Alaska's North Slope, finding evidence for the "lost world" of the cold weather dinosaurs.

Chinese ships headed home after Bering Sea sighting: US Navy

 

Washington: Five Chinese Navy ships sighted in the Bering Sea off Alaska during a visit to the region by US President Barack Obama have begun their "return transit," the US Navy`s top uniformed officer told Reuters on Thursday.

China says naval ships in Bering Sea on normal drills

China`s Defence Ministry said on Thursday that Chinese naval ships were in the Bering Sea carrying out routine exercises.

Five Chinese naval ships spotted in Bering Sea: Pentagon

The Pentagon on Wednesday confirmed the presence of five Chinese naval vessels in the Bering Sea between Russia and Alaska, which US President Barack Obama is currently visiting.