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Even in Alaska, temps as low as -59 are hard to handle

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Cynthia Erickson woke up early, hoping her four furnaces were working. She owns a grocery store and the building that houses the post office in the village of Tanana, Alaska, which ranked as the coldest place in the state Wednesday. The official temperature at the airport …

Nation’s largest destroyer sets sail to join US Navy

BATH, Maine (AP) — The nation’s largest and most technologically sophisticated destroyer will join the Navy with a crew that’s the smallest of any destroyer built since the 1930s thanks to extensive automation. The stealthy Zumwalt departed Wednesday from Bath Iron Works to head to its commissioning ceremony with a …