The nation's largest and most northern state scored highest in the 2014 Gallup-Healthways' annual survey of well-being.
Setting aside 12.28 million acres of public land in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge would seal off from roads and development, including drilling.
Permafrost in Alaska's iconic Denali National Park and other areas could all but disappear by the end of this century, new research suggests.
Pavlof volcano, one of Alaska's most active volcanoes, erupted for the second time this year on Nov. 15.
With ice sheets already melted, the tens of thousands of animals seek a place to rest between dives for food.
Glaciers retreat in Alaska, two tropical storms harass Hawaii and dust covers the Red Sea.
Here are some recent striking images of our planet from the Web.
'World-class' track site in Denali National Park shows that herds of duck-billed dinosaurs thrived under the midnight sun.
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