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Friday, August 19, 2016
More than 80,000 people were ordered to evacuate in this week's Blue Cut fire in Southern California. But some of those residents declined to leave, causing problems for those fighting the fires.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Firefighters in Southern California are struggling to battle the Blue Cut wildfire near San Bernardino. It's now burnt more than 25,000 acres. Tens of thousands of homes remain threatened.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
A wildfire in Southern California has forced the closure of a stretch of freeway and prompted officials to declare mandatory evacuation areas affecting an estimated 80,000 people.
Sunday, August 14, 2016
Torrential rains in Louisiana and Southern Mississippi have flooded homes and caused hundreds of evacuations. Much of the rest of the country is experiencing extreme heat.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
How did gun owners view the comments Tuesday by Donald Trump? The Republican presidential nominee suggested supporters of the Second Amendment could oppose Hillary Clinton, which some viewed as an incitement to violence.
Sunday, July 31, 2016
For many National Park Service employees, the pay is seasonal and not great. The hours can be long and tedious. But for many, there's a big payoff in dedicating their days to nature.
Sunday, July 31, 2016
If Rio goes well for her, Olympic shooter Kim Rhode could become the first person to medal in six consecutive Summer Games. But Rhode is looking beyond the personal accolades.
Monday, July 25, 2016
The former Chicago Bulls star rarely gets involved in current events, but he is making million-dollar donations to an NAACP fund and a community policing institute seeking solutions to violence.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
People drove from across the country to Cleveland to hawk their wares to the throngs who've come to the Republican National Convention.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
The streets of Cleveland are full of vendors selling Trump hats and t-shirts. NPR looks into whether the vendors are committed fans of the presumptive GOP nominee or just trying to make a buck.
Monday, July 18, 2016
Thousands of demonstrators and thousands of law enforcement officers are in Cleveland for this week's Republican National Convention, and there's a palpable tension hanging over the city.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Over 20,400 pieces of gun-related legislation have been proposed in the past 25 years after mass shootings. Whether they tighten or loosen gun laws depends on the state's dominant political party.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Orlando is one of the most popular U.S. destinations, with more than 66 million visitors last year. Tourism officials hope the shooting attack won't deter people from coming to its theme parks.
Saturday, June 04, 2016
Boxing gyms around the country are remembering the champion, who died Friday. NPR's Nathan Rott talked to boxers in Los Angeles who said Ali inspired them.
Thursday, June 02, 2016
The forests at Great Smoky Mountains National Park are sick, infected by invasive bugs and plants. The park's vegetation crew is like the nursing staff, protecting native plants and treating trees.
Saturday, May 28, 2016
Bernie Sanders is making a strong push in California as the Democratic primary race nears its end. Polls show him in a dead heat with frontrunner Hillary Clinton in the Golden State.
Thursday, May 26, 2016
These descendants of wild boars were brought over from Europe decades ago. They're highly invasive and hugely destructive — threatening native bears and deer in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Thursday, May 26, 2016
There's an aggressive hunting program going on in the back country of Great Smoky Mountains National Park targeting wild hogs. Hogs are invasive and hugely destructive to the natural environment.
Friday, May 20, 2016
Two incidents at Yellowstone National Park went viral this week, when visitors traipsed off of the boardwalk at the nation's largest hot spring and, in a separate incident, loaded a bison calf into the back of a car. Park officials are hoping the incidents are not indicative of what's in store for them this summer.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
There are about 250 toilets on the North Carolina side of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and a small number of people to clean them. With decreasing budgets, employees are doing more with less.