A clash over deep spending cuts in Alaska faces another round

A clash over deep spending cuts in Alaska faces another round

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska's governor won a showdown on Wednesday with lawmakers trying to reverse his bid to slash spending on higher education by...
A Soviet submarine that sank in the Arctic waters off Norway in 1989 is still emitting radiation

A Soviet submarine that sank in the Arctic waters off Norway...

OSLO — A Soviet nuclear submarine which sank off Norway in 1989 is still emitting radiation, researchers said on Wednesday following an expedition that...
Air quality plummets as wildfire smoke hits Alaska’s cities

Air quality plummets as wildfire smoke hits Alaska’s cities

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Smoke and soot from central Alaska wildfires have afflicted the sub-Arctic city of Fairbanks with some of the world's worst air...
U.S. Coast Guard’s Arctic season underway with station opened at Kotzebue

U.S. Coast Guard’s Arctic season underway with station opened at Kotzebue

The U.S. Coast Guard has set up its summer shop in Arctic Alaska, establishing a seasonal base of operations at Kotzebue, a hub community...
Norwegian island’s serious-but-not-literal ‘time-free zone’ bid generates more attention than expected

Norwegian island’s serious-but-not-literal ‘time-free zone’ bid generates more attention than expected

It sounded too good to be true. And, in fact, it was: Sommerøya, a Norwegian island north of the Arctic Circle, will not, as...
Russia nuclear sub fire could have caused catastrophe: report cites navy official

Russia nuclear sub fire could have caused catastrophe: report cites navy...

MOSCOW — A fire aboard a top-secret Russian nuclear submarine could have led to a "catastrophe of global proportions" if not for the selfless...
Investigators recover an engine piece from a 2017 Air France incident from beneath Greenland ice

Investigators recover an engine piece from a 2017 Air France incident...

An international team of investigators has recovered part of an Air France jet engine buried 13 feet (four meters) beneath the surface the Greenland...
Putin bestows top state honors on sailors killed in Barents Sea submarine fire

Putin bestows top state honors on sailors killed in Barents Sea...

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday bestowed top state honors on 14 sailors killed in a fire on a secret nuclear submarine...
Floating nuclear power plant will be key element on Northern Sea Route, says Rosatom

Floating nuclear power plant will be key element on Northern Sea...

The construction and testing of Russia’s first power plant of the kind is declared completed as the installation on Thursday morning was officially handed over...
Putin says Russian submarine in fatal Barents Sea accident was nuclear-powered

Putin says Russian submarine in fatal Barents Sea accident was nuclear-powered

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin disclosed on Thursday for the first time that a secret military submarine hit by a fatal fire three...