First responders are busy but not overwhelmed by rain storms that have lashed California for five days. Preparedness efforts include ways to channel mudslides, should they strike roads or homes.
Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, an underwater preserve encompassing 140,000 square miles of ocean waters and 10 islands and atolls of the northwestern Hawaiian island, has been selected by UNESCO as a UN World Heritage Site.
Ansel Adams black-and-white mural-sized print of Yosemite National Park nabbed $722,500 in a Polaroid auction that overall brought in more than $12.4 million.
Ansel Adams: A photograph of Yosemite National Park taken by Ansel Adams fetched $722,000 at New York City auction.
An indebted America would never sell off cultural assets like Yosemite. But it could unload the TARP.
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Filmmaker Ken Burns discusses his latest project: a series on the National Parks System.