Latest News Wires US F-22 fighters intercept six Russian planes near Alaska

Six Russian aircraft were intercepted off the coast of Alaska early Thursday. In recent weeks, there's been an increase in Russian activity in the air defense zone near Alaska.

By , Associated Press

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Two F-22 fighter jets intercepted six Russian military airplanes that neared the western coast of Alaska, military officials said Friday.