Sightseeing

Trump books Lincoln Memorial for July 4th gala he'll host

Feb 24, 2019

President Donald Trump says he'll host a July Fourth celebration at the Lincoln Memorial, and while the event is months away, he's boasting it'll be one of the city's biggest Independence Day gatherings--ever.

Cyclorama to be unveiled again amid diverging views of past

Feb 22, 2019

As cities and states across the South are removing or covering up Confederate monuments, an enormous painting depicting the Battle of Atlanta from the American Civil War will soon reopen to the public.

Senate backs major public lands, conservation bill

Feb 13, 2019

The Senate has approved a bill that revives a popular conservation program, adds 1.3 million acres of new wilderness, expands several national parks and creates five new national monuments

Snowbound California guests freed after 5 days at lodge

Feb 9, 2019

More than 120 visitors and staff who were snowbound in a Sierra Nevada resort for five days have been freed

Seal takeovers, downed trees: Parks clean up post-shutdown

Feb 2, 2019

Some national park visitors cut new trails, pried open gates and even mowed down an iconic twisted-limbed Joshua tree in California during the government shutdown

The Latest: Death Valley calls shutdown effects 'disturbing'

Feb 2, 2019

Officials at Death Valley National Park in California say the impact of human waste and trash left by visitors during the government shutdown is "disturbing"

Rare whale found dead in Everglades National Park waters

Feb 1, 2019

A rare whale was found dead in the waters of Florida's Everglades National Park

APNewsBreak: US oil lease near sacred park pushes forward

Jan 31, 2019

Politicians and tribal leaders are decrying U.S. officials for moving forward with the sale of oil and gas leases near a park in New Mexico that Native Americans consider sacred

Some national parks open to visitors post-shutdown

Jan 27, 2019

While government machinery grinds back to life, federal workers still cautious amid fears that another shutdown could happen in weeks

The shutdown today: Workers to get paid 'in the coming days'

Jan 26, 2019

The shutdown today: White House says it'll be 'in the coming days' when federal workers get paid

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