National parks

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet signs decrees creating vast new national parks using lands donated by the Tompkins Conservation, in what is believed to be the largest private donation of land ever from a private entity to a country, at a ceremony in Patagonia Park, Chile, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
January 29, 2018 - 6:38 pm
PARQUE PATAGONIA, Chile (AP) — Chilean President Michelle Bachelet signed decrees Monday creating vast new national parks using lands donated by a U.S. conservation organization in what is believed to be the largest private donation of land ever from a private entity to a country. The agreement was...
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Chilean President Michelle Bachelet signs decrees creating vast new national parks using lands donated by the Tompkins Conservation, in what is believed to be the largest private donation of land ever from a private entity to a country, at a ceremony in Patagonia Park, Chile, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
January 29, 2018 - 6:36 pm
PARQUE PATAGONIA, Chile (AP) — Chilean President Michelle Bachelet signed decrees Monday creating vast new national parks using lands donated by a U.S. conservation organization in what is believed to be the largest private donation of land ever from a private entity to a country. The agreement was...
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Chilean President Michelle Bachelet signs decrees creating vast new national parks using lands donated by the Tompkins Conservation, in what is believed to be the largest private donation of land ever from a private entity to a country, at a ceremony in Patagonia Park, Chile, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
January 29, 2018 - 6:06 pm
PARQUE PATAGONIA, Chile (AP) — Chilean President Michelle Bachelet signed decrees Monday creating vast new national parks using lands donated by a U.S. conservation organization in what is believed to be the largest private donation of land ever from a private entity to a country. The agreement...
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FILE - This undated file photo shows a view of Pumalin Park in the south of Chile. Chilean President Michelle Bachelet signed on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, decrees creating vast new national parks using lands donated by Tompkins Conservation, a U.S. organization, that includes Pumalin Park. It’s believed to be the largest private donation of land ever from a private entity to a country. (Carlos Quezada/ La Tercera via AP File) MANDATORY CREDIT LA TERCERA **
January 29, 2018 - 3:10 pm
PARQUE PATAGONIA, Chile (AP) — Chilean President Michelle Bachelet signed decrees Monday creating vast new national parks using lands donated by a U.S. conservation organization in what is believed to be the largest private donation of land ever from a private entity to a country. The decrees...
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January 29, 2018 - 1:42 pm
BALMACEDA, Chile (AP) — Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has signed decrees creating vast new national parks using lands donated by a U.S. conservation organization. It's believed to be the largest private donation of land ever from a private entity to a country. The decrees signed Monday by...
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In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, Ashley Winters, of New York City, places a pair of boots amid the mannequins on display in the Joules clothing display at the opening of the Outdoor Retailers and Snow Show in the Colorado Convention Center, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Denver. Three floors of all the latest products for outdoor use makes the event the largest U.S. trade show for the outdoor and winter sports industries that represent $887 billion in sales. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 25, 2018 - 7:29 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Outdoor Retailer and Snow Show debuted in Denver on Thursday after the multimillion-dollar international gathering of industry brands made a high-profile departure from its longtime Utah home in a dispute over preserving public lands. Organizers and industry figures launched the...
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Snowboards are on display at the Mervin Made booth at the opening of the Outdoor Retailers and Snow Show in the Colorado Convention Center, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Denver. Three floors of all the latest products for outdoor use makes the event the largest U.S. trade show for the outdoor and winter sports industries that represent $887 billion in sales. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 25, 2018 - 4:00 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Outdoor Retailer and Snow Show debuted in Denver on Thursday after the multimillion-dollar international gathering of industry brands made a high-profile departure from its longtime Utah home in a dispute over preserving public lands. Organizers and industry figures launched the...
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January 24, 2018 - 11:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has named a retired park superintendent as acting director of the National Park Service. P. Daniel Smith retired in 2015 after serving as superintendent of Colonial National Historical Park in Virginia. Smith gained notoriety after helping Washington...
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A tourist helicopter circles the Statue of Liberty, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in New York. The statue is closed due to the government shutdown. President Donald Trump's budget director is holding out hope that feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress can reach a short-term spending agreement before the start of the workweek Monday, but he worries that the government shutdown could last for several more days if progress remains elusive. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
January 21, 2018 - 6:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. government shutdown amid a congressional dispute over spending and immigration has forced scores of federal agencies and outposts to close their doors and triggered furloughs for Air Force civilian employees but won't keep Lady Liberty shackled. The Statue of Liberty and...
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A United States Park Police officer post a sign informing of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island closing at an entrance to the ferry, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in New York. The National Park Service announced that the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island would be closed Saturday "due to a lapse in appropriations." Late Friday, the Senate failed to approve legislation to keep the government from shutting down after the midnight deadline. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
January 21, 2018 - 4:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Symbols of American promise have turned into emblems of American dysfunction amid a dispute in Congress over spending and immigration that has forced scores of federal agencies and outposts to close their doors. The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island have turned away visitors in...
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