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Should states lower the drinking age to 18?
Should vaccinations for children be legally required?
July 31, 1997 IJ archive photo of Tule elk out on Pierce Point in Point Reyes National Seashore.
Thirty-five pilot whales that had been trapped near the Everglades headed into deeper water Thursday, giving rescuers hope that they would return to their open ocean habitat and avoid beaching.
It's no secret that the devastating mid-September flood was going to have a serious impact on the tourism industry in Estes Park and nearby Rocky Mountain National Park.
Wildlife officials say as many as 20 pilot whales in danger of stranding in Everglades National Park are swimming into deeper water.
It's a monumental occasion Thursday. Crews are making last minute preps for the 42nd annual lighting of the Washington Monument in Mount Vernon.
Carl Ross Key and Frank Key Channel in Everglades National Park will be closed this winter to protect nesting Roseate Spoonsbills.
How will climate change impact national park landscapes, places like Everglades National Park or Kenai Fjords National Park or Sequoia National Park ? That is one of the the questions now being asked to help park interpreters better explain climate change to visitors.
Benjamin Franklin is one of the best-known figures in our nation's history-and for good reason.
We do our best in the tourism community of Bar Harbor to welcome visitors, orient them to Acadia National Park and the surrounding region, and encourage a return visit to Maine.
In this week's cover story, " The Sand Creek Massacre Healing Run honors the past, but is heading for the future ," Patricia Calhoun chronicles the fifteenth annual Healing Run, marking the November 29, 1864 massacre of 150 Cheyenne and Arapaho -- most of them women, children or elderly men -- by volunteer troops led by Colonel John Chivington.
Reaching Cape Hatteras National Seashore on the Outer Banks of North Carolina just got a lot tougher.
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Bryce Canyon officials are trying to determine the route for a multi-use path proposed to run from Bryce Canyon City into the park.
Marine experts are trying to figure out what's causing a pod of whales to beach themselves along Florida's Southwest coast off Everglades National Park.
The short finned pilot whales were discovered Tuesday around 2 p.m. by a fisherman near Highland Beach, which is on the west side of Everglades National Park.
See photos from the annual lighting of Baltimore's Washington Monument in Mount Vernon.
A judge's Dec. 2 order denying in part and granting in part a defense motion to dismiss murder charges against Jordan Linn Graham, who is indicted for allegedly pushing her husband off a cliff in Glacier National Park, clears the way for the trial to begin Dec. 9 in U.S. District Court in Missoula.