National Park

WELLINGTON, New Zealand | Royals Harry and Meghan to visit New Zealand on 4-day tour

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are due to arrive in New Zealand on Sunday afternoon for the final stop of their 16-day tour of the South Pacific. Prince Harry and wife Meghan are scheduled to spend four days in New Zealand, where they will meet with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, … Continue reading WELLINGTON, New Zealand | Royals Harry and Meghan to visit New Zealand on 4-day tour

LISBON, Portugal | 700 firefighters in Portugal battle wildfire west of Lisbon

LISBON, Portugal — Over 700 firefighters are battling a forest fire in Portugal about 40 kilometers (25 miles) west of Lisbon, the capital. Portugal’s civil protection agency said Sunday the fire that started overnight in a national park has forced the evacuation of 47 people and injured eight firefighters and one civilian. Firefighters on the … Continue reading LISBON, Portugal | 700 firefighters in Portugal battle wildfire west of Lisbon

NAIROBI, Kenya | Melania Trump feeds baby elephants as Kenya visit begins

NAIROBI, Kenya — Melania Trump took part in a baby elephant feeding on Friday as she visited a national park in Kenya to highlight conservation efforts. The U.S. first lady laughed after one of the baby elephants made a sudden move and she momentarily lost her footing. She fed formula to two of the elephants … Continue reading NAIROBI, Kenya | Melania Trump feeds baby elephants as Kenya visit begins

NAIROBI, Kenya | Melania Trump visits Kenyan national park, plans safari

NAIROBI, Kenya — Melania Trump is visiting a national park in Kenya to highlight animal conservation efforts. The U.S. first lady arrived at Nairobi National Park on Friday to learn about steps the east African nation is taking to conserve elephants and rhinos. She’ll also go on a quick safari. Mrs. Trump plans to visit … Continue reading NAIROBI, Kenya | Melania Trump visits Kenyan national park, plans safari

LITTLE COLORADO RIVER GORGE, Ariz. | Will Smith marks 50th birthday with a leap near Grand Canyon

LITTLE COLORADO RIVER GORGE, Ariz. — Like a scene out of a high-octane action movie that he would star in, Will Smith celebrated his 50th birthday Tuesday by successfully bungee jumping from a helicopter near the Grand Canyon. Cameras, which captured the stunt for a livestream on YouTube , showed the actor hooked to a … Continue reading LITTLE COLORADO RIVER GORGE, Ariz. | Will Smith marks 50th birthday with a leap near Grand Canyon

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. | Latest stunt near Grand Canyon is a Will Smith bungee jump

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.— At the end of the 1991 movie “Thelma & Louise,” the two leading ladies — fugitives cornered by authorities in the Grand Canyon — decide against surrendering and instead drive off a cliff. One of cinema’s most iconic endings wasn’t filmed in the national park in Arizona, but not for lack of trying. … Continue reading FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. | Latest stunt near Grand Canyon is a Will Smith bungee jump

HONOLULU | National park in Hawaii reopens after monthslong eruption

HONOLULU — A national park in Hawaii has reopened after being closed for more than four months because of Kilauea volcano’s latest eruption, which caused widespread damage to park infrastructure and dramatically changed its landscape. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park officials said there were no lines or waiting for visitors to catch a glimpse of the … Continue reading HONOLULU | National park in Hawaii reopens after monthslong eruption

HONOLULU | National park in Hawaii reopens after monthslong eruption

HONOLULU — A national park in Hawaii has reopened after being closed for more than four months because of Kilauea volcano‘s latest eruption, which caused widespread damage to park infrastructure and dramatically changed its landscape. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park officials said there were no lines or waiting for visitors to catch a glimpse of the … Continue reading HONOLULU | National park in Hawaii reopens after monthslong eruption