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3 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City
For the third time this summer, Yellowstone National Park rangers have cited a tourist for illegally flying a drone in the park.
7 hrs ago | ABC News
The National Park Service is accepting feedback on its new offering of "next day" tickets for the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor.
7 hrs ago | KOMO News
The U.S. Postal Service is paying tribute to National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson who was shot and killed in 2012 while doing her job at Mount Rainier National Park.
11 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland
Crews are in the process of removing an unidentified body from the Cuyahoga River in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park near the Highland Road bridge.
15 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
New events are being added to this year's National Book Festival, including a discussion with writers whose books were made into movies, and cooking demonstrations by top chefs.
Burning Man participants bike on the playa during the annual Burning Man event on the Black Rock Desert of Gerlach, Nev., Aug. 25. A 29-year-old Wyoming woman attending the Burning Man counterculture festival in Nevada died early Thursday after she was struck by a bus carrying passengers around the playa in the Black Rock Desert.
Groups of hikers and runners who want to do grueling excursions across the Grand Canyon will soon need a permit - a move officials say will cut back on overcrowding, litter and safety issues at the popular tourist attraction in Arizona.
The man who pleaded guilty to stabbing and raping a woman the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will spend the next 27 years behind bars.
For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks - some weighing hundreds of pounds - zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth.
Authorities say a 20-year-old Russian man found dead in Grand Teton National Park died of blunt force trauma from a fall.
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A new bison exhibit opens to the public Saturday, marking the 125th anniversary of the Smithsonian's National Zoo.
Manuela Cerruti first visited Hovenweep National Monument a few years ago. Since that first visit, the Los Angeles woman has stopped by the monument once a year to walk the two-mile trail along the rim of the canyon and admire the ancestral Puebloan buildings.
In this Sept. 25, 2013 file photo, Scott Small, and other National Forest Service crew members work to restore terrain that was bulldozed for a firebreak in the battle against Rim Fire on a nordic ski trail along Dodge Ridge in the Stanislaus National Forest, near Tuolumne City, Calif.
Park officials say 21-year-old Kassandra "Kassie" Wieferich was found dead Tuesday night in the Old Faithful Lodge area.
In the unlikely event of a volcanic supereruption at Yellowstone National Park, the northern Rocky Mountains would be blanketed in meters of ash, and millimeters would be deposited as far away as New York City, Los Angeles and Miami, according to a new study.
Those words on the West Point headstone of 1st Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing succinctly enshrine the determination of the man who helped turn the tide at Gettysburg during the Civil War.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 02:44 pm
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