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Alaska: Santa Claus, Sara Palin, and a Jewish doctor

A Jewish doctor takes on Santa Claus — and Sarah Palin — in Alaska House race.

Santa Claus, Sara Palin, and a Jewish doctor

Alaska museums express solidarity with Alaska Jewish Museum

Statement of support comes after Alaska Jewish Museum vandalized twice in the past year.

Alaska museums express solidarity with Alaska Jewish Museum

Alaskan mayor defends demonstrators' use of yellow star

Anchorage mayor defends anti-maskers who wore yellow Stars of David in protest.

Alaskan mayor defends demonstrators' use of yellow star

Alaska Jewish community rallies after anti-Semitic incidents

Jewish community in Anchorage holds event to combat anti-Semitic vandalism of Jewish Museum and rise of anti-Semitism in Alaska.

Alaska Jewish community rallies after anti-Semitic incidents

Alaska city councillor apologizes for anti-Semitic remark

After using anti-Semitic slur in reference to a city financial negotiation, Seward councillor issues apology for remark.

Alaska city councillor apologizes for anti-Semitic remark

Stickers with swastikas placed on Jewish Museum in Alaska

Man caught on security camera plastering Nazi stickers on Jewish museum in Anchorage.

Stickers with swastikas placed on Jewish Museum in Alaska

Alaska: Investigation into '3REICH,' 'FUHERER,' license plates

Alaskan officials investigate personalized neo-Nazi license plates, say plates have already been recalled.

Alaska: Investigation into '3REICH' license plate

Reporter makes anti-Semitic death threat against Anchorage mayor

Mayor Ethan Berkowitz resigns after admitting to inappropriate relationship with reporter. Reporter threatens to kill 'Zionist Jew' mayor.

Reporter makes anti-Semitic death threat against Anchorage mayor

Alaska lawmaker compares requirement to wear COVID-19 screening stickers to yellow stars

Alaska lawmaker apologizes ‘for any offense taken’ after likening pandemic regulations to Nazi rules.

Alaska lawmaker compares COVID-19 test stickers to yellow stars

Biden wins Alaska primary

Former US Vice President wins first primary since his main opponent, Bernie Sanders, dropped out of the race.

Biden wins Alaska primary

Democratic presidential candidate calls Israel a 'racist regime'

Ex-Alaska senator running for Democratic presidential nomination accuses Israel of ethnic cleansing, demands Israel become binational state.

Democratic presidential candidate calls Israel a 'racist regime'

Alaska is the Jewish state in new TV series

New TV series based on Michael Chabon book set in world in which Israel was defeated in 1948, alternate Jewish state established in Alaska.

Alaska is the Jewish state in new TV series

Alaska congressman: Guns could have saved Jews during Holocaust

'How many Jews were put in the ovens because they were unarmed?'

Alaska congressman: Guns could have saved Jews during Holocaustplayer

President Obama bans offshore drilling in the Arctic

US President Obama bans oil drilling in 98% of federal-owned waters.

President Obama bans offshore drilling in the Arcticplayer

Sanders trifecta in Washington, Alaska, Hawaii

Senator Bernie Sanders dominates Democratic caucuses in Hawaii, Washington, and Alaska.

Sanders wins trifecta in Washington, Alaska, Hawaii caucuses

Earthquake Shakes Alaskan Coast, Triggers Tsunami

A major 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Alaska, triggering a potentially destructive local tsunami.

7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Alaskan Coast, Triggers Tsunami

Tsunami Warning Follows 7.7 Quake in W. Canada

A tsunami warning was issued to southern Alaska following a 7.7-magnitude earthquake that shook western Canada Saturday night.

Tsunami Warning Follows 7.7 Quake in W. Canada

Only in America: The Mayor is a Cat

In one small town in Alaska, residents got so fed up they elected a kitten as mayor. He's been the mayor for the past 15 years.

Only in America: The Mayor is a Cat

Winter Rain in Eilat, Square Tires in Alaska

Eilat is “drenched” with a rare shower, the Kinneret rises with more rain on the way while Alaska and Europe are under a deep freeze.

Winter Brings Rain in Eilat, Square Tires in Alaskaplayer

'Epic' Blizzard Batters Alaska

An "epic" blizzard battered Alaska late Tuesday and through Wednesday, ripping roofs off houses and knocking out power along the coast.

'Epic Storm' Strikes Alaska's Coast