Sightseeing

Open and closed: shutdown's varied impact on parks, tourists

Dec 22, 2018

Tourists trekking to parks and historic sites across the U.S. are seeing a mix of impacts from the federal government's second shutdown in less than a year

Ruling that blocked grizzly bear hunts appealed by US

Dec 21, 2018

U.S. government attorneys are appealing a court ruling that restored protections for grizzly bears in the Northern Rockies and blocked plans to hold the first public hunts for the animals in decades

Alba the albino orangutan returned to jungle in Indonesia

Dec 21, 2018

The world's only known albino orangutan climbed trees, foraged for food and began building a nest after being released into a remote Borneo jungle more than a year after conservation officials found her starving and dehydrated in an Indonesian village

Groups plan to sue US over bear baiting in Wyoming, Idaho

Dec 20, 2018

Environmental groups have filed notice they intend to sue the U.S. government for letting hunters use bait to lure bears in national forests in Idaho and Wyoming.

Kristine Tompkins celebrates new Argentina marine parks

Dec 14, 2018

American conservationist Kristine Tompkins says the creation of Argentina's first marine national parks is a milestone that gets it close to meeting its U.N. recommended goal for 2020

Pentagon: NKorea slow to negotiate over US war remains

Dec 13, 2018

Pentagon officials say they have been unable so far to draw North Korea into negotiations on returning additional remains of Americans killed in North Korea

WWI descendants see armistice through prism of personal pain

Nov 11, 2018

Official commemorations of 100th anniversary of World War I's armistice provide opportunity to consider the implications of the first war of its kind, while descendants of veterans could reflect on the personal tolls of world leaders' decisions

Leaders laud fallen soldiers on eve of armistice centennial

Nov 10, 2018

Victors and vanquished paid respects to the fallen ahead of centennial commemorations for the armistice that ended World War I and assessed alliances that have been redrawn dramatically

2 Yosemite National Park visitors die in fall from overlook

Oct 26, 2018

A Yosemite National Park official says two visitors have died in a fall from a popular overlook

Officials planning to move Canadian wolves to Isle Royale

Oct 25, 2018

Officials plan to relocate several gray wolves from the Canadian province of Ontario to Isle Royale National Park this winter

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