Alaska

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Top Mountain Climbing Destinations In The U.S.

Among the country’s five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world’s most famous natural landmarks.

04/03/2015

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Photos Lost In North Texas On Their Way Back To Owner In Alaska

The mystery surrounding an infant’s death more than 30 years ago has been solved, thanks in part, to viewers like you. Monday CBS 11 News brought you the story of lost photos recovered at a North Texas gas station.

CBS 11–02/17/2015

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Planning Your Alaska Vacation

Are you thinking of taking the trip of a lifetime to Alaska? Take the hassle out of figuring out what to do, where to stay and where to eat by reviewing the tips from this quick guide to help you plan your Alaskan vacation.

01/09/2015

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin became a household name when Sen. John McCain announced her as his surprise running mate. Palin has five children: Track, Bristol, Willow, Piper, and Trig, who was born in April 2008 with Down syndrome. (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Palin Criticized After Son Stands On Dog

A photo of Sarah Palin’s young son standing on a dog to reach the kitchen sink is drawing sharp reaction.

01/05/2015

The original document of the verdict of the so-called 'Nuremberg Trials' is presented on November 20, 2010 at the new information and documentation center 'Memorial Nuremberg Trials' in Nuremberg, southern Germany. A new show on the so-called 'Nuremberg Trials' will open its doors on November 21, 2010. The exhibit is located in the attic above courtroom 600 where 21 top Nazis including Hermann Goering and Rudolf Hess went on trial on November 20, 1945, in full view of the world's, and Germany's, media. The German city of Nuremberg was associated like no other with the Nazis. It was here that they created the main race laws against Jews and where their enormous party rallies took place. AFP PHOTO / ARMIN WEIGEL GERMANY OUT (credit: ARMIN WEIGEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas Woman Buys Nuremberg Stenographer’s Mementos

A Dallas woman has paid $9,000 for documents from the Nuremberg trials that were found in an old trunk in Alaska that belonged to a postwar stenographer.

10/01/2014

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Top 5 American Whale-Watching Tours

You don’t have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.

08/01/2014

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Arlington Man Rescued After Being Lost On Alaska Hike

A 39-year-old Texas man is recovering in an Alaska hospital after he got lost while hiking on a mountain.

04/01/2014

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Dallas Museum Discovers New Dinosaur

A team of paleontologists from The Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas reported that they have discovered a new species of dinosaur in the tundra of Alaska.

03/13/2014

An Alaska Air National Guard pararescueman performs a high-altitude jump from a Coast Guard C-130 Hercules during a training mission June 23, 2011, above Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. (credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jack Sanders)

Paratrooper Who Died On Alaska Base From Fort Worth

The U.S. Army Alaska has released the identity of a paratrooper who died after collapsing following a training jump.

02/01/2014

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Top Natural Wonders In The USA

America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.

10/15/2013

This photo taken June 8, 2004 shows the transit of Venus across the sun's disc through special spectacles, seen in the park of La Villette in Paris. (credit: JEAN AYISSI/AFP/Getty Images)

UNT Team Plans Twist On 1769 Venus Transit

A team from the University of North Texas plans to chase Venus from Alaska and Hawaii on Tuesday during the planet’s rare transit across the sun.

06/05/2012

Tugboats tow the damaged Exxon Valdez oil tanker two weeks after it ran aground in March, 1989.  (Photo credit CHRIS WILKINS/AFP/Getty Images)

Exxon Valdez Sold For Scrap

The ship, which caused the worst oil tanker spill in American history, has changed names and owners four times since the accident in 1989.

03/20/2012

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