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FILE - Workers harvest whiting aboard the factory fishing vessel American Triumph off the coast of Alaska on May 28, 1996. Officials say a that the ship docked in the Alaska fishing port of Dutch Harbor in the Aleutian Islands with 85 crew members infected with the coronavirus on board. Alaska's Energy Deck reported the American Triumph was scheduled to sail from the Dutch Harbor community of Unalaska with a planned arrival in Seward Wednesday, July 22, 2020. (Benjamin Brink/The Oregonian via AP, File)

Alaska fishing boat has 85 crew members infected with virus

Jul. 20, 2020 8:25 PM EDT

UNALASKA, Alaska (AP) — A factory fishing vessel that docked in the Alaska fishing port of Dutch Harbor in the Aleutian Islands has 85 crew members infected on board with the coronavirus, officials said. The boat named the American Triumph has departed the Dutch Harbor community of Unalaska late Sunday or...

CORRECTS SECOND AND THIRD SENTENCES - In this image taken Tuesday, June 16, 2020,  and released by the North American Aerospace Defense Command, a Russian Tu-95 bomber, top, is intercepted by a U.S. F-22 Raptor fighter off the coast of Alaska. Russian nuclear-capable strategic bombers have flown near Alaska on a mission demonstrating the military's long-range strike capability. The Russian Defense Ministry said that four Tu-95 bombers have flown over the Sea of Okhotsk, the Bering Sea, the Chukchi Sea and the Northern Pacific during an 11-hour mission. The ministry said the bombers were escorted by U.S. F-22 fighters during part of their patrol.  (North American Aerospace Defense Command via AP)

Russian nuclear-capable bombers fly near Alaska

Jun. 17, 2020 2:32 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian nuclear-capable strategic bombers have flown near Alaska on a mission demonstrating the military's long-range strike capability. The Russian Defense Ministry said Wednesday that four Tu-95 bombers have flown over the Sea of Okhotsk, the Bering Sea, the Chukchi Sea and the Northern...