World Jan 4, 2020

Alaska's Shisaldin volcano, largest in Aleutians, briefly erupts

A volcano in Alaska's Aleutian Islands erupted Friday and sent up an ash cloud, prompting a warning for planes. Shishaldin volcano shot ash to more than 20,000 feet (6,096 meters) and possibly 24,000 feet (7,315 meters), the Alaska Volcano Observatory said. The volcano is 679 miles ...

Five crew members feared dead after crab boat sinks off Alaska

World Jan 3, 2020

Five crew members feared dead after crab boat sinks off Alaska

Five crew members missing after a crab fishing vessel sank in the frigid waters off Alaska were feared dead after authorities called off a search for those working in the one of the most dangerous industries in the U.S. Two other crew members were rescued ...

Russia flies nuclear-capable bombers to region facing Alaska

World Aug 15, 2019

Russia flies nuclear-capable bombers to region facing Alaska

Russia said on Wednesday it had flown two nuclear-capable TU-160 bombers to a far eastern Russian region opposite Alaska as part of a training exercise that state media said showed Moscow's ability to park nuclear arms on America's doorstep. The Tupolev TU-160 strategic bomber, nicknamed ...