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Supreme Court Seems Ready to Back Pipeline Across Appalachian Trail

Supreme Court Seems Ready to Back Pipeline Across Appalachian Trail

Environmental groups seek to block the $8 billion pipeline, which would deliver natural gas from West Virginia to North Carolina, crossing the famed hiking trail.
Supreme Court Seems Ready to Back Pipeline Across Appalachian Trail

Supreme Court Seems Ready to Back Pipeline Across Appalachian Trail

Environmental groups seek to block the $8 billion pipeline, which would deliver natural gas from West Virginia to North Carolina, crossing the famed hiking trail.
Caneel Bay: Why a Caribbean Paradise Remains in Ruins

Caneel Bay: Why a Caribbean Paradise Remains in Ruins

Two years after back-to-back hurricanes struck St. John, the famed Caneel Bay Resort has not reopened. The storms’ lingering aftermath laid bare the eco-resort’s long-festering problems.
Caneel Bay: Why a Caribbean Paradise Remains in Ruins

Caneel Bay: Why a Caribbean Paradise Remains in Ruins

Two years after back-to-back hurricanes struck St. John, the famed Caneel Bay Resort has not reopened. The storms’ lingering aftermath laid bare the eco-resort’s long-festering problems.
Why Trump’s New Border Policy Threatens National Park Visitors Everywhere

Why Trump’s New Border Policy Threatens National Park Visitors Everywhere

President Donald Trump has been determined to build his forsaken border wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Why? To keep Central American migrants out. Read more...

Trump’s National Park Changes Could, Ironically, Help Jeff Bezos

Senior citizen groups and conservation activists aren't pleased with the suggestions for National Park privatization.

Trump’s National Park Changes Could, Ironically, Help Jeff Bezos

Senior citizen groups and conservation activists aren't pleased with the suggestions for National Park privatization.
Patriotic Philanthropist David Rubenstein Donates $10 Million to Thomas Jefferson Memorial

Patriotic Philanthropist David Rubenstein Donates $10 Million to Thomas Jefferson Memorial

Billionaire David Rubenstein has donated $10 million to fund much-needed upgrades to the Thomas Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC.

High in the Cascades, a Lone Fire Lookout Still Keeps Watch

Cameras and sensors in the sky now do most of the scanning for telltale smoke, but in some areas, the Forest Service still relies on eyes in a tower. Russ Dalton is one of the last of the breed.

High in the Cascades, a Lone Fire Lookout Still Keeps Watch

Cameras and sensors in the sky now do most of the scanning for telltale smoke, but in some areas, the Forest Service still relies on eyes in a tower. Russ Dalton is one of the last of the breed.
President Trump's Stupid Border Wall Could Destroy 22 Archaeological Sites According to New Report

President Trump's Stupid Border Wall Could Destroy 22 Archaeological Sites According to New Report

President Donald Trump’s wall along the U.S.-Mexico border could destroy 22 archaeological sites in Arizona, according to a new report produced by the National Park Service. The report was obtained by
Park Service Says Archaeological Sites Are Imperiled by Border Wall

Park Service Says Archaeological Sites Are Imperiled by Border Wall

The National Park Service has warned that President Trump’s border wall will significantly damage or destroy more than 20 archaeological sites in the Arizona desert.
Hiker Killed in 500-Foot Fall While Climbing Half Dome at Yosemite

Hiker Killed in 500-Foot Fall While Climbing Half Dome at Yosemite

Danielle Burnett, 29, was trying to reach the summit of the precipice, officials at the California national park said.
Hiker Killed in 500-Foot Fall While Climbing Half Dome at Yosemite

Hiker Killed in 500-Foot Fall While Climbing Half Dome at Yosemite

Danielle Burnett, 29, was trying to reach the summit of the precipice, officials at the California national park said.

E-bikes are now allowed in US national parks, for better or worse

The next time you visit a National Park in the US, you can likely bring your e-bike with you. The National Park Service has expanded the use of e-bikes to allow pedal assist models on the same roads
Udacity names former LendingTree executive to CEO post

Udacity names former LendingTree executive to CEO post

Online education startup Udacity has hired former LendingTree executive Gabriel Dalporto as its new CEO, an appointment that follows months of layoffs and a restructuring directed by the company’s
Fighter Jet Crashes in ‘Star Wars’ Canyon, Killing Pilot

Fighter Jet Crashes in ‘Star Wars’ Canyon, Killing Pilot

The canyon in Death Valley is popular with aviation enthusiasts looking for a fleeting glimpse of military jets swooping through.
Fighter Jet Crashes in ‘Star Wars’ Canyon, Killing Pilot

Fighter Jet Crashes in ‘Star Wars’ Canyon, Killing Pilot

The canyon in Death Valley is popular with aviation enthusiasts looking for a fleeting glimpse of military jets swooping through.
Yellowstone Bison, Crowded by Tourists, Throws Girl in Video

Yellowstone Bison, Crowded by Tourists, Throws Girl in Video

Footage showed the girl, 9, being head-butted; she was later treated for her injuries and released. Officials urge visitors to stay at least 25 yards away from large wild animals.
Yellowstone Bison, Crowded by Tourists, Throws Girl in Video

Yellowstone Bison, Crowded by Tourists, Throws Girl in Video

Footage showed the girl, 9, being head-butted; she was later treated for her injuries and released. Officials urge visitors to stay at least 25 yards away from large wild animals.