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North Pole 'Lake' Vanishes

Like a politician whose peccadillos lead to "family time," the North Pole lake has had its fill of Internet notoriety. The stunning blue meltwater lake that formed on the Arctic ice disappeared on Monday (July 29), draining through a crack in the underlying ice floe. Full story

North Pole Woman Critically Injured in Chena Lake Crash

A North Pole woman was critically injured when her pickup truck flipped and crashed Sunday evening, according to Alaska State Troopers. Full story

Click 3: The North Pole is melting

   San Diego Mayor Bob Filner admits he has a problem; The best Anthony Weiner jokes from this week; North Pole is melting.

Report: North Pole Would Suffer if F-16 Squadron Moves

North Pole officials predict a dire consequence if an Air Force squadron moves to Anchorage: rampant unemployment, school closures and hundreds of empty homes.     North Pole Mayor Bryce Ward says the proposed move of the F-16 Aggressor Squadron from Eielson Air Force Base to Joint Base Elmendorf-Ri Full story

Alaska State Troopers Say North Pole Girl, 8, Safely Found

STORY UPDATED AT 5:42 p.m. at 7/19/13: Alaskas State Troopers say the missing 8-year-old girl from North Pole was safely found Friday shortly after 5:30 p.m.Troopers received a tip that Makayla Lady was at a local Fairbanks shelter and a trooper in the area confirmed she was there."Makayla has been Full story

North Pole Moves as Ice Sheets Melt

The North Pole’s surprise trip toward Greenland is due to Earth's rapidly melting ice sheets, a new study finds. Full story

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  Camp at North Pole opens for spring

With temperatures averaging at -30 degrees, the North Pole can be one of the most inhospitable places on earth. However, in April, the Russian Geographical Society opens up Camp Barneo to scientists and well-heeled travelers. ITV’s Lawrence McGinty reports.

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A long-exposure photo shows star trails whirling around one of the antennas at IRAM's observatory in the French Alps. The stars turn around the celestial north pole during the course of the night. For more of photographer Mike Long's work, check out his website. http://mikelongphotos.com/

Statue of Roald Amundsen, the first to reach the South Pole and one of the first at the North Pole, is seen in Ny-Aalesund
Statue of Roald Amundsen, the first to reach the South Pole and one of the first at the North Pole, is seen in Ny-Aalesund

A statue of Roald Amundsen, the first to reach the South Pole and one of the first at the North Pole, is seen in Ny-Aalesund, near the launch site of many polar expeditions, May 28, 2013. REUTERS/Balazs Koranyi (NORWAY - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)