Timed competition in the race, which drew controversy after a champion musher's dogs tested positive for opioids last year, will start on Sunday in Willow, about 80 miles north of Anchorage, and teams will head out from there on the nearly 1,000-mile trek to Nome.
Aman Ali and his friend Bassam Tariq know how diverse the Muslim community is- a couple years ago, they criss-crossed the US and visited a different mosque every day for a month. Aman says the Muslim communities he met with are as diverse as America itself- and the mosques are just as unique.
In little Cordova, Alaska, a town accessible only by air and sea, they're struggling with removing the 130 inches of snow that have fallen in December and the first eight days of January — and more snow is on the way.
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