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Extreme weather: Polar vortex in Midwest, record heat in Australia, weird warmth in Alaska. What's going on?

Extreme weather: Polar vortex in Midwest, record heat in Australia, weird warmth in Alaska. What's going on?Extreme weather has wreaked havoc worldwide this month: As the upper Midwest shivered with record-breaking cold temperatures, wild extremes in weather were reported elsewhere.



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Military officials unveil damage from powerful Alaska quake

Military officials unveil damage from powerful Alaska quakeANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Last week's magnitude 7.0 earthquake near Anchorage caused multiple problems at the sprawling Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, including damage to steel frameworks, ceilings, and sprinkler and heating systems, military officials said Friday.



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Massive earthquake rocks Alaska

Massive earthquake rocks AlaskaRecovery underway after 7.0 quake causes major damage.



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Powerful earthquake rattles Alaska, no injuries reported

Powerful earthquake rattles Alaska, no injuries reportedA powerful earthquake shook southern Alaska on Friday morning, buckling roads, disrupting traffic and knocking television stations off the air in the state’s largest city, but there were no immediate reports of injuries. The 7.0 magnitude earthquake’s epicenter was 8.1 miles (13 km) north of Anchorage, home to about 40 percent of the state’s population. The temblor had a depth of 26.7 miles (43 km), the U.S. Geological Survey said.



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Alaska earthquakes: Twin tremors cause extensive damage as they strike near Anchorage

Alaska earthquakes: Twin tremors cause extensive damage as they strike near AnchorageA powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake followed by a 5.7 magnitude tremor have caused extensive damage around parts of Alaska after striking near Anchorage. The warning covered coastal areas of the Cook Inlet and southern Kenai Peninsula after the initial tremor hit about 7.5 miles north of the city, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported. Part of an off-ramp near Anchorage international airport collapsed, leaving a car stuck between deep chasms in the concrete.



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PHOTOS: Aftershocks shake Alaska after back-to-back earthquakes

PHOTOS: Aftershocks shake Alaska after back-to-back earthquakesAftershocks on Saturday continued to fray nerves in Alaska. There have been 545 aftershocks, including the 5.7 magnitude shaker that came almost immediately after Friday's big quake measuring 7.0. Eleven have had magnitudes of 4.5 or greater.



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Striking images from Alaska after earthquake rocks Anchorage

Striking images from Alaska after earthquake rocks AnchorageA powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake that rocked Anchorage, Alaska, on Friday shook buildings, collapsed roads and triggered at least nine aftershocks — producing a lot of dramatic photos and footage.



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Photos Show Anchorage, Alaska, After Back-To-Back Earthquakes

Photos Show Anchorage, Alaska, After Back-To-Back EarthquakesThe earthquake and aftershock that rocked Anchorage, Alaska, on Friday morning



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Massive Earthquake Hits Alaska, Continues To Deliver Aftershocks

Massive Earthquake Hits Alaska, Continues To Deliver AftershocksResidents of Anchorage, Alaska, are assessing the damage from a massive



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The Latest: Alaska governor seeks to boost Begich's odds

The Latest: Alaska governor seeks to boost Begich's oddsJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the Alaska governor's race (all times local):



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