The Associated Press

The Associated Press
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2 found dead in crashed plane in lake near Nondalton

The bodies of Dave Hedgers, 58, and Aaron Fryar, 45, were found by a dive team dead inside the aircraft, Alaska State Troopers said.
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Military families in Hawaii spark trial over 2021 jet fuel leak that tainted water

A federal judge will decide the case opening Monday, following multiple lawsuits after military jet fuel leaked into Pearl Harbor's drinking water.
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A total solar eclipse is crossing North America

The eclipse is briefly plunging communities in Mexico, the U.S. and Canada along the track into darkness.
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Boeing pays Alaska Airlines $160M after 737 Max door-plug blowout over Oregon

Alaska Airlines says Boeing has paid $160 million in initial compensation for losses that the airline suffered after the January blowout over Portland, Ore.
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Seat belt saved Alaska Airlines passenger’s life in Boeing 737 blowout, new lawsuit says

The lawsuit over the Jan. 5 door-plug blowout seeks damages from Alaska Airlines, Boeing and Boeing supplier Spirit AeroSystems.
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Musher who was disqualified, then reinstated, now withdraws from the Iditarod

Eddie Burke Jr. said he leased dogs to other mushers after he was disqualified and it was too difficult to reassemble his team.
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‘Whistling sound’ heard on previous Boeing Max 9 flight before door plug blowout, lawsuit alleges

Passengers on the flight before Alaska Airlines Flight 1282 allegedly heard and reported the sound “coming from the vicinity of the door plug.”
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At United and Alaska airlines, frustration with Boeing’s problems is boiling over

Alaska Airlines CEO Ben Minicucci said he was "angry" about Boeing's 737 Max 9 issues, calling on the company to improve its quality controls.
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Alaska Airlines cancels all flights on the Boeing 737 Max 9 through Saturday

The airline said that it would cancel 110 to 150 flights a day, while the Max 9 planes remain grounded after last week's in-flight blowout.
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Supreme Court denies Alaska’s bid to revive proposed Pebble Mine

The justices turned away the state’s attempt to sue the Biden administration directly over its desire to revive the mine, blocked last year by the EPA.
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Alaska Airlines 737 lands safely after a window blows out 3 miles over Oregon

The flight returned safely to Portland about 20 minutes after it took off. The airline has grounded all 65 of its Boeing 737-9 Max aircraft for inspections.
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5 dead after planes collide and catch fire on a Tokyo airport runway

All 379 people on a Japan Airlines jet got out safely, but five of six people aboard the Japanese coast guard plane it collided with died.
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Commercial fishermen need more support for substance abuse and fatigue, lawmakers say

Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Dan Sullivan of Alaska want to expand a federal commercial fishing program that funds research and training.

A sea otter pup found alone in Alaska has a new home at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium

He is Pup EL2306 — proper name to be determined — a sea otter found alone and malnourished and taken to the Alaska SeaLife Center.
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Ex-Alaska Airlines pilot arrested in Horizon Air scare indicted on lesser charges

Joseph Emerson faces 84 counts of endangering the Horizon Air jet and those aboard, after jurors didn't indict him on attempted-murder charges.

Alaska-Hawaiian merger tests Biden administration’s resolve to preserve competition

The deal is smaller than mergers a decade ago. But regulators are already fighting another small merger — JetBlue’s proposal to buy Spirit Airlines.
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Russia’s Supreme Court effectively outlaws LGBTQ+ activism in a landmark ruling

The ruling is the latest step in a crackdown on LGBTQ+ rights under President Vladimir Putin, who has emphasized "traditional family values."
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3 dead in 2 Sunday Anchorage shootings

Two people were shot and killed Sunday night near the Dimond Center Walmart, after police say a third person was fatally shot in Mountain View.
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Tuberville, under pressure from Republicans over military holds, says he is reviewing options

Sen. Tommy Tuberville's changed stance comes after Sen. Dan Sullivan challenged his hundreds of promotion holds on the Senate floor last week.
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Survivors say trauma from abusive Native American boarding schools stretches across generations

The traumas inflicted by abusive Native American boarding schools are getting belated attention through a series of federal listening sessions.