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Parks Service bans drones over Appalachian Trail

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The National Park Service has banned drones from flying over the Appalachian Trail.

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Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

SEATTLE (AP) — A helicopter equipped with a mechanical claw plucked the bodies of three climbers from a glacier on Mount Rainier, in the same area where six went missing in late May, the National Park Service said Wednesday.

August 20, 2014 2:54 pm Photos

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Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

FILE - In this June 1, 2014, file photo, visitors hike through the snow at the trails that start from Mount Rainier's Paradise Visitor Center. Officials on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, said that the bodies of three climbers have been retrieved from a glacier on the mountain in the same area whe…

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Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

FILE -- In this file photo taken June 19, 2013, Mount Rainier is seen from a helicopter flying south of the mountain and west of Yakima, Wash. Officials on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, said that the bodies of three climbers have been retrieved from a glacier on the mountain in the same area whe…

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Boy Scouts plan: Keep ban on gay leaders, but gay boys OK

In one of their most dramatic choices in a century, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to ease a divisive ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted into the nation’s leading youth organization.

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Website connects visitors to Arizona destinations

Website connects visitors to Arizona destinations

Cold mountain water streams through Sabino Canyon, which is included as one possible destination on the new website. The site lists historic, hiking and cultural destinations across the state, and is a work in progress.

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Website connects visitors to Arizona destinations

Website connects visitors to Arizona destinations

Printed fold-out maps have become - for many of us in this digital age - the cartographic equivalent of dinosaurs.

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