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National Parks 100 Years Photo Gallery
,FILE - In this January 2006, file photo, the sun rises over Crater Lake, Ore., in Crater Lake National Park. Crater Lake lies in the caldera of an ancient volcano called Mount Mazama that collapsed 7,700 years ago, according the the National Parks Service. It is the deepest lake in the United States and is famous for its vivid blue color and water clarity. (Marc Adamus/The Register-Guard via AP, File)
Obama Hawaii National Monument
FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2016 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon. The White House says that Obama will expand a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating the world’s largest marine protected area. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
New Zealand Hiker Death
Czech tourist Pavlina Pizova attends a press conference at a police station in Queenstown, New Zealand, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. Pizova, whose partner fell to his death, survived a harrowing month in the frozen New Zealand wilderness before being rescued, police said. (James Allan/New Zealand Herald via AP)
Zip Line Death
An employee closes up the Go Ape course for the day after a 59 year-old woman fell to her death at the zip line course in Lums Pond State Park in Bear, Del., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. Jeff Davis, a spokesman for Go Ape, said Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, that the rides are inspected on a regular basis. Davis said the Lums Pond attraction is closed for undetermined amount of time to help with the investigation, "and also in respect to the family of the person who died." "The Go Ape company is extremely saddened by this," he said. (Kyle Grantham/The Wilmington News-Journal via AP)
Italy Quake
People wait for firefighters to accompany them to get their belongings from their homes, in San Pellegrino, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. A magnitude 6 quake struck at 3:36 a.m. (0136 GMT) and was felt across a broad swath of central Italy, including Rome where residents of the capital felt a long swaying followed by aftershocks. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
APTOPIX Rebuilding LaGuardia Gridlock
In this Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, photo, a Port Authority customer care representative helps arriving passenger Katie Smith, of Chicago, find a temporary taxi pickup location outside of Terminal B at LaGuardia Airport in New York, where a $4 billion upgrade is underway. To alleviate traffic congestion, no taxis are being allowed to pick up arriving passengers at the lower level of the terminal, where demolition and construction have caused more than the ordinary traffic congestion. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Climate Change American Pika
FILE - This handout photo, taken Aug. 17, 2005, file photo, provided by the US Geological Survey/Princeton University shows an American pika. A new study shows populations of the rabbit-like animal known as the American pika are vanishing in many mountainous areas of the West as climate change alters habitat. The U.S. Geological Survey research unveiled Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, found ranges of the mountain-dwelling herbivore are decreasing in southern Utah, northeastern California and in the Great Basin that covers most of Nevada. (Shana S. Weber/USGS, Princeton University via AP)
APTOPIX Singapore Autonomous Taxis
A driver, right, gets his hands off of the steering wheel of an autonomous vehicle during its test drive in Singapore Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. The world’s first self-driving taxis, operated by nuTonomy, an autonomous vehicle software startup, will be picking up passengers in Singapore starting Thursday, Aug. 25. The service will start small - six cars now, growing to a dozen by the end of the year. The ultimate goal, say nuTonomy officials, is to have a fully self-driving taxi fleet in Singapore by 2018, which will help sharply cut the number of cars on Singapore’s congested roads. (AP Photo/Yong Teck Lim)
Western Wildfires
The Berry Fire burns off the shore of Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park, Wyo., Thursday, Aug 25, 2016. Popular areas in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks were welcoming tourists Thursday for the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, but a wildfire forced some people to drive a little farther than they expected. The blaze in Grand Teton National Park shut down a route leading to Yellowstone's South Entrance, so visitors coming from the south through Wyoming had to take a detour into Idaho. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)