Sightseeing

Security members investigate at the site after a hot air balloon hit a high-voltage transmission line and crashed near Cappadocia, a popular tourist destination in central Turkey, Sunday, April 9, 2017. The state-run Anadolu Agency says several hot air balloons lifted off Sunday in Turkey's Cappadocia region to give tourists a scenic view of the historic site, and one hit the electric line during its descent. (DHA-Depo Photo via AP)
April 09, 2017 - 4:59 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — A hot air balloon hit a high-voltage transmission line and crashed Sunday near a popular tourist destination in central Turkey, killing a French tourist and injuring 20 other people, Turkish news agencies said. The state-run Anadolu Agency says several hot air balloons lifted off...
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April 09, 2017 - 4:11 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — A hot air balloon hit a high-voltage transmission line and crashed Sunday near a popular tourist destination in central Turkey, killing a French tourist and injuring 20 other people, Turkish news agencies said. The state-run Anadolu Agency says several hot air balloons lifted off...
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FILE - This Dec. 7, 2012 file photo shows The USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The CEO of a nonprofit organization that supports the National Park Service's operations in Pearl Harbor has been suspended while the group's board investigates allegations made in an anonymous letter. Pacific Historic Parks Board of Directors member and spokesman Jim Boersema said Wednesday, April 5, 2017, that Ray L'Heureux was placed on paid administrative leave last week. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner, File)
April 05, 2017 - 9:31 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The CEO of a nonprofit organization that supports the National Park Service's operations in Pearl Harbor has been suspended while the group's board investigates allegations made in an anonymous letter. Pacific Historic Parks Board of Directors member and spokesman Jim Boersema said...
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April 05, 2017 - 8:55 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The CEO of a nonprofit organization that supports the National Park Service's operations in Pearl Harbor has been suspended while the group's board investigates allegations made in an anonymous letter. Pacific Historic Parks Board of Directors member and spokesman Jim Boersema said...
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This Nov. 1, 2016 photo provided by Drew Wharton shows a female black bear wearing GPS collar in Yosemite National Park. Rangers on Monday, April 3, 2017, unveiled a website that allows anybody around the world to track the movement of the park's iconic black bears. Bears are fitted with GPS collars that ping their location from a satellite onto the website, which rangers hope will educate the public about bears and ultimately protect them from harm. (Drew Wharton via AP)
April 03, 2017 - 3:17 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Wildlife enthusiasts around the world can now follow the daily journey of Yosemite National Park's black bears from their laptops and smartphones, tracking the iconic animals as they lope up steep canyons and cross vast distances in search of food and mates. Park rangers told...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2014, file photo, a grizzly bear crosses through a back country campsite in Montana's Glacier National Park. Grizzly bears continue to expand their range amid an ongoing effort to turn over management of the bears from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to the states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, a federal official said, in late March 2017. (Doug Kelley/The Spokesman-Review via AP)
April 02, 2017 - 5:00 pm
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Grizzly bears continue to expand their range amid an ongoing effort to turn over management of the bears from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to the states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, a federal official said. "We've seen an 11 percent change in increasing range in just a...
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April 02, 2017 - 10:53 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site plans to mark the 49th anniversary of the civil rights leader's death. The National Park Service says the site will host the annual "King Remembrance Day" event on Tuesday. King's daughter and CEO of the King Center, the Rev. Bernice...
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March 30, 2017 - 11:52 am
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — People driving in Joshua Tree National Park are being asked to watch out for wildlife after the deaths of three desert tortoises in the past week. Two of the tortoises were killed in a campground. The National Park Service said Wednesday that factors...
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March 30, 2017 - 10:34 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Environmental groups that want to save a marine monument created by former President Barack Obama in the ocean off of New England are asking to intervene in a lawsuit. They say the nearly 5,000-square-mile monument area has "extraordinary scientific and ecological importance...
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Tourists kayak through Santa Elena Canyon on the Rio Grande river, along a cliff face that is Mexico, left, at Big Bend National Park in Texas, Monday, March 27, 2017. Here the Rio Grande slides between two sheer cliff faces, one in Mexico and one in the United States, that tower 1,500 feet above the water. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
March 29, 2017 - 8:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Geographic and physical challenges — including the Rio Grande and threatened wildlife — will make it difficult to build the "big, beautiful wall" that President Donald Trump has promised on the U.S.-Mexico border, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Wednesday. Building a wall "is...
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