alaska

Six missing in wake of Alaska landslides

HAINES, Alaska (KTUU) — Dozens of people in Haines, Alaska are being evacuated and six people are unaccounted for after landslides on Wednesday, according to the mayor. “It started last night,” said Haines Mayor Douglas Olerud. “We’ve had significant rainfall on top …

Three dead, 558 sick in cucumber salmonella outbreak

(NBC News) Three people have died and at least 558 have been infected in an outbreak of salmonella linked to imported cucumbers, federal officials said Tuesday. Although the company that distributed the vegetables has recalled them, more infections are being diagnosed by …