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The cracking sounds were ferocious. An ankle-deep, frozen lake in Death Valley National Park was breaking apart under sunny skies.
Small communities like Bogalusa, La., often are overlooked in histories of the civil rights movement, but a new museum on the National Mall aims to change that.
Park officials say the Enchanted Valley Chalet in Olympic National Park is being relocated to protect the east fork of the Quinault River.
For the third time this summer, Yellowstone National Park rangers have cited a tourist for illegally flying a drone in the park.
The National Park Service is accepting feedback on its new offering of "next day" tickets for the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 05:46 am
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