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Hawaii seeks end to strife over astronomy on sacred mountain

HONOLULU ((DailyNews)) — For more than 50 years, telescopes and the needs of astronomers have dominated the summit of Mauna Kea, a mountain sacred...

Respected snake researcher dies from rattlesnake bite

FALLS CHURCH, Va. ((DailyNews)) — A respected snake researcher who had been making significant discoveries about the species since childhood has died after being...

Appalachian cultural center reeling from historic flooding

WHITESBURG, Ky. ((DailyNews)) — The raging floodwaters that left dozens dead or missing in eastern Kentucky also swept away some of the region’s irreplaceable...

Jonas Vingegaard, king of the mountains, wins Tour de France

King of the mountains. Champion on the Champs-Elysees.Jonas Vingegaard blossomed from a talented rookie to a dominant leader in his own right over three...

Crews protect homes as California fire burns near Yosemite

JERSEYDALE, Calif. ((DailyNews)) — A destructive wildfire near Yosemite National Park burned out of control through tinder-dry forest on Sunday and had grown into...

Body parts, gear found on Italian glacier after avalanche

CANAZEI, Italy ((DailyNews)) — Rescuers found body parts and equipment as they searched Tuesday for hikers missing following a powerful avalanche that killed at...

Warming world creates hazard for Alpine glaciers

Italy was enduring a prolonged heat wave before a massive piece of Alpine glacier broke off and killed hikers on Sunday and experts say...

Alpine avalanche leaves 7 known dead, 13 missing in Italy

CANAZEI, Italy ((DailyNews)) — Thunderstorms hampered Monday the search for more than a dozen hikers who remained unaccounted for a day after a huge...

Alpine glacier chunk detaches, killing at least 6 hikers

ROME ((DailyNews)) — A large chunk of an Alpine glacier broke loose Sunday and roared down a mountain in Italy, sending ice, snow and...

Arizona fires sweep land rich with ancient sites, artifacts

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. ((DailyNews)) — As Jason Nez scans rugged mountains, high desert and cliffsides for signs of ancient tools and dwellings unique to the...

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