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An aerial picture of the Grand Canyon in Arizona taken on July 1, 2013 from around 30,000 feet. (credit:  JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

FAA To Allow More Air Tours At Grand Canyon

Air tour operators that use aircraft with quiet technology will be able to fly more people over the Grand Canyon.

02/05/2014

File photo of the Grand Canyon. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Tightrope Walker Who Tackled Grand Canyon Dies

The celebrated French tightrope walker known as Henry’s, who balanced above high the Alps, the Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls, has died.

12/28/2013

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Best Offbeat Holiday Destinations In America

A great way to avoid the hustle and bustle associated with the last few weeks of the year is to take a road less traveled to a destination that’s calmer and more secluded.

11/19/2013

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Top Natural Wonders In The USA

America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.

10/15/2013

Arizona is using state funds to reopen Grand Canyon National Park. (Getty Images)

Grand Canyon Reopens With Arizona State Funds

Arizona reached a deal Friday with the Interior Department to pay for Grand Canyon National Park to completely reopen using state and local funds during the federal government shutdown.

10/11/2013

File photo of a food bank. (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Food Bank Delivers Hundreds Of Boxes To Help Out Furloughed Government Workers

One hotel worker was called and told not to come to work. Another has seen a slowing pace of rooms needing to be cleaned. And a hotel manager has decided to shut down after renting out one room on what normally would be a busy October night.

10/09/2013

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Grand Canyon Cites People For Entering Closed Park

Nearly two dozen people have been issued citations for entering Grand Canyon National Park after a partial government shutdown forced its closure.

10/08/2013

AZ Gov. Jan Brewer is urging President Obama to reopen Grand Canyon National Park (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Arizona Governor Urges Obama To Reopen Grand Canyon

AZ Gov. Jan Brewer is calling on President Obama to reopen Grand Canyon National Park.

10/05/2013

An aerial picture of the Grand Canyon in Arizona taken on July 1, 2013 from around 30,000 feet. (credit:  JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Park Official Rejects Gov. Brewer’s Proposal To Reopen Grand Canyon

Arizona’s Republican leaders, known for picking fights with the federal government, are seething again now that the Grand Canyon is closed because of the budget crisis in Washington.

10/04/2013

A view across the Grand Canyon.  (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Fed Shutdown Would Block Access To Grand Canyon

Looking over the edge of the Grand Canyon. Check. Touring the iconic park by Jeep. That might have to wait.

09/30/2013

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