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Stuntman Tries Tightroping Over 1500-Foot Gorge

A daredevil will take the art of tightrope walking to new heights when he attempts to cross the Little Colorado River Gorge near the Grand Canyon on Sunday. Nik...

Can Anything Save the Drying Southwest?

Quite by accident a couple of weeks ago -- I was looking for a vineyard -- I found myself driving through the northern reaches of California's Central...

Postcard: Lake Mead

There is no shortage of ways to see just how short of water Lake Mead is. You can count the white bathtub rings of mineral deposits on the bedrock walls of the...

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Photo Essays

Going Deep: LIFE at the Grand Canyon

A few years ago, public television in the United States aired a marvelous, six-episode Ken Burns documentary called The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. The...

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