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Udall, Interior deputy secretary to tour Chaco Canyon area

Udall, Interior deputy secretary to tour Chaco Canyon area

CHACO CANYON, N.M. — U.S. Sen. Tom Udall and Interior Deputy Secretary Mike Connor are visiting northwestern New Mexico.

June 29, 2015 1:35 amLoading…
Teen bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks in serious condition

Teen bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks in serious condition

WAVES, N.C. — A hospital spokeswoman says the latest victim of a shark attack off North Carolina's coast arrived in critical risk of dying, but his condition has improved.

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Teen bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks in serious condition

Teen bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks in serious condition

Emergency responders assist a teenage girl at the scene of a shark attack in Oak Island, N.C. Officials say a 17-year-old boy is the latest victim of a shark attack off North Carolina's coast, Saturday, June 27, 2015, the second attack in as many days and the sixth attack in the past two wee…

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Untouched cave to provide clues to Black Hills history

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The National Park Service is beginning to excavate the mouth of an unexplored cave in the Black Hills of South Dakota, and researchers believe it could help broaden our understanding of how the region's climate has changed over thousands of years.

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250 native elk die inside fenced area at California seashore

POINT REYES, Calif. — More than 250 tule elk died inside a fenced area at a Northern California seashore during a two-year period, and a lack of water is possibly the cause.

April 16, 2015 2:05 pmLoading…
2014 vacation photo contest winners

2014 vacation photo contest winners

More than 300 images were entered in this year's contest. Readers picked their top three, and other photo editor selected his favs.

September 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Budget cuts hurt services, visitor experience at Grand Canyon, other Arizona national parks

Budget cuts hurt services, visitor experience at Grand Canyon, other Arizona national parks

The roughly 4 million visitors to Grand Canyon National Park will find the same breathtaking views but reduced services this summer.

June 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Budget cuts hurt services, visitor experience at Grand Canyon, other Arizona national parks

Budget cuts hurt services, visitor experience at Grand Canyon, other Arizona national parks

PHOENIX - National Park Service budget cuts are blamed for longer lines, reduced hours and dirtier bathrooms at Grand Canyon National Park and other Arizona attractions.

June 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Saguaro National Park has plans to expand, and willing sellers may make it happen

The latest of several bills to expand Saguaro National Park has a new ally who supporters say should increase its chances of passage - the Tucson area's most prominent and politically potent developer.

May 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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