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And There Was Joy in Washington

Scenes from a city reopened.

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How the National Parks Became the Shutdown's Biggest Battleground

What was different, and what was similar, in 1995 and 1996.

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What the Government Shutdown Will Look Like Where You Live

From national parks, to home loans, to the National Zoo in D.C., there will be a small, but noticeable, impact almost immediately. 

7 More National Parks Threatened by Fire

Yosemite isn't the only park facing a growing risk of wildfires.

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Weirdly Catchy Song of the Day: The National Park Week Jingle

If you don't know, now you know.

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When National Parks and Industry Collide: 3 Cautionary Tales

Examples of industrial operations edging in on public lands, and the people who oppose them.

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Sequoia National Park Is Stuck in Pollution Hell

The fabled home of California's redwoods has the worst air quality of any national park and is full of mysteriously crippled wildlife.

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Near Our National Parks, to Build or Not to Build?

Voters in tiny Tusayan, Arizona, will soon have their say on a proposed megaproject near the Grand Canyon.