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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — In early winter, after most tourists have fled Alaska, another kind of visitor flies in: bald eagles, up to 4,000 of them. In the world's largest congregation of bald eagles, they gather along the Chilkat River in southeast Alaska to feast on salmon...
DENVER (AP) — Investigators say an Army vehicle took the wrong road in the dark and was making a U-turn when it tumbled 250 feet off a cliff at a Colorado training range last year, killing one soldier and injuring five. Investigators also said medical personnel had recommended...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Researchers believe the ship that legendary explorer Captain James Cook used to sail around the world is still submerged somewhere in Rhode Island's Newport Harbor. The Endeavour was part of a fleet of 13 ships the British scuttled during the...
SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the kidnapping and killing of an 11-year-old girl from the Navajo Nation (all times local): 8:13 p.m. The cousin of an 11 year old girl who was abducted on the Navajo Nation and found dead says she was a kind, smart girl who loved music and...
FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the kidnapping and killing of an 11-year-old girl from the Navajo Nation (all times local): 7:07 p.m. Authorities have arrested a 27-year-old man in the abduction and death of an 11-year-old Navajo girl in northwestern New Mexico. The FBI...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A spindly pine tree standing all alone in a tiny backyard became an official landmark Tuesday in San Francisco, a city that boasts such picturesque sights as the Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. City leaders voted unanimously to grant the status to...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The author of a best-selling book about his father and other men who raised a U.S. flag at Iwo Jima during World War II said Tuesday he no longer believes his father was in an iconic photograph of the event. James Bradley, who wrote the book "Flags of Our...
HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a Hawaii mother to a month in jail and three months under home confinement for assaulting her 15-month-old daughter on a flight from Alaska. Samantha Leialoha Watanabe declined to speak at her sentencing hearing. A jury...
PHOENIX (AP) — The Navy SEAL killed in Iraq has been identified as Charlie Keating IV, the grandson of the late Arizona financier involved in savings and loan scandal. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced late Tuesday afternoon that Keating died in an Islamic State group attack...