Alaska

  • Alaska sled-dog race organisers tell NY's Idiotarod 'cease and desist' 27-01-2014 10:43 AM

    The Iditarod, a grueling multi-day sled dog race across Alaska, is not - not! - to be confused with the Idiotarod, a pointedly sillier affair due to take place this weekend with costumed participants racing modified shopping carts through New York City. The organisers of the Alaska race, however, are...
  • Alaska ex-Governor Sarah Palin hits out at Obama, says he is 'conning' US 17-03-2013 10:10 AM

    US former vice presidential candidate and ex-Alaska Governor Sarah Palin launched a scathing attack on President Barack Obama at a Conservative party meet. ...
  • Palin threatens to sue author of 'Rogue' book 29-09-2011 11:44 AM

    Anchorage, Alaska: Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin threatened to sue the author and publisher of an unflattering biography she said was filled with "lies and rumors presented as fact." The book by veteran political writer Joe McGinniss, "The Rogue: Searching for the Real Sarah Palin," was published last week as...
  • Salon famous for Palin's up-do gets reality show 03-08-2011 04:16 PM

    Wasilla, Alaska: The Alaska hair salon made famous for Sarah Palin's up-do is getting the reality show treatment in a two-part series to be aired in September on TLC. That's the same cable network that aired "Sarah Palin's Alaska," an eight-part docu-series on the former Alaska governor, 2008 Republican vice...
  • Planes collide over Alaska, 4 dead: Police 31-07-2011 06:36 PM

    Trapper creek: Two single-engine float planes collided as they flew near an Alaskan lake and one of them crashed and burned, killing the four people aboard, authorities said. The second plane landed safely despite significant damage. The Cessna 180 was destroyed by the impact and fire, Federal Aviation Administration spokesman...
  • Major earthquakes strike Pacific off Alaska 24-06-2011 10:26 AM

    Washington: A major earthquake of 7.4 magnitude hit the Pacific Ocean on Thursday, 107 miles (172 km) east of Atka, Alaska, at a depth of about 25 miles (40 km),and a tsunami warning was in effect for parts of coastal Alaska, warning agencies said. A second quake of magnitude 7.2...
  • Alaska shine light on Sarah Palin emails 11-06-2011 08:37 AM

    Alaska: The state of Alaska on Friday released more than 24,000 pages of former Governor Sarah Palin's emails, shedding some light on how the possible Republican US presidential contender conducted business. The printed emails to and from Palin, who abruptly quit as governor of the oil-rich state nearly two years...
  • Palin can beat Obama, says McCain 30-05-2011 09:42 AM

    Washington: Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has the potential to beat Barack Obama in 2012 presidential elections, top Republican leader Senator John Mccain has said. "Of course, she can. She can. Now, whether she will or not, whether she'll even run or not, I don't know," McCain told the Fox...
  • Men in heels march for anti-rape message 09-04-2011 02:30 PM

    Anchorage: A few dozen men seeking to raise awareness for sexual assault violence against women tried to walk a mile in their shoes Friday - literally. Among the participants - some burly and others bearded - in the fourth annual "Walk a Mile in her Shoes" event at the University...
  • A rare copy of Batman No. 1 on sale 02-08-2010 11:23 AM

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  • Alaska Air Group swings to 4Q loss 29-01-2009 08:58 PM

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  • Watch: Sarah Palin is angry and hitting it back 10-01-2009 04:11 PM

    She's singling out individuals who she believes crossed a line. ...
  • Back in office, Sarah Palin lashes at partymen 09-11-2008 01:51 PM

    She says mean and untrue stories about her did the rounds. ...
  • McCain stands in Sarah Palin's defense 23-10-2008 11:17 AM

    CNN's Wolf Blitzer talked with the Republican. ...
  • Palin makes an appearance for Saturday Night LIve 19-10-2008 09:33 PM

    Here's Sarah Palin with actress Tina Fey. ...
  • Shrinking water bodies heat Alaska 14-10-2006 04:16 PM

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