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Blame it on Bieber: Iceland Canyon too Popular with Visitors

FJADRARGLJUFUR, Iceland — A large sign warns motorists that Iceland’s Fjadrargljufur canyon is closed to visitors but drivers keep on coming down the narrow gravel road. A ranger at a roadblock has to explain why no one can pass: The …

Safety Board Investigating Deadly Mid-Air Collision in Alaska

About the photo: Emergency response crews transport an injured passenger to an ambulance at the George Inlet Lodge docks, Monday, in Ketchikan, Alaska. The passenger was from one of two sightseeing planes reported down in George Inlet early Monday afternoon …

Storm-Hit Jersey Shore Struggles to Be Ready for Summer Season

As the spring sun glinted off the Atlantic Ocean at the tiny resort town of Avon-by-the-Sea, a small brown and white dog raced gleefully down the empty beach. “He’s the only one getting anything done,” muttered a scowling hard-hat worker, …