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Arizona's Havasu Falls is only accessible by hiking or horseback. The water stays about 70 degrees year-round, making it ideal for a well-deserved dip after the long trek into Havasu Canyon.
U.S. Forest Service firefighters Nick Parker, left, and Dwayne McGovran gather hoses in the El Portal community now that the homes are no longer threatened by fire in El Portal Calif., on Tuesday July 29, 2014.
Not wanting to let a good crisis go to waste, Tuesday's NBC Nightly News exploited California wildfires to push climate change.
Northern Colorado got the brunt of heavy rains that flooded streets and stranded drivers up and down the Front Range.
This image released by the Madera County Sheriff's Department shows a bear running through smoke in the Sierra foothills in Sierra National Forest, Calif, on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
WILDFIRE season is off to a scorching start across the north-west US and Canada.
Fire crews have gained ground on two of the largest wildfires in California, lifting evacuation orders for about half the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park and redeploying firefighters battling... Fire crews have gained ground on two of the largest wildfires in California, lifting evacuation orders for about half the homes in ... (more)
A helicopter hovers above a home as it prepares to dip water from the nearby Merced River in El Portal, Calif., on Monday, July 28, 2014.
The fire was temporarily cutting off some access points to the park, a big tourist draw during the summer, closing Big Oak Flat Road and parts of Highway 120.
A two-day visit to Yosemite gave University of California President Janet Napolitano an up-close look at UC Merced's partnership with the neighboring national park, including some of the students whose lives have been transformed by their experiences there.
Some firefighters battling a Northern California wildfire that prompted evacuation orders for more than 400 homes before it was brought under control were dispatched to other fires, while evacuation orders for about half of the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park were lifted.
Over a hundred residents of El Portal, Calif., on the western edge of Yosemite National Park listen to park and fire officials about the status of the evacuation and the fire in their community on Monday, July 28, 2014.
A fire that began Saturday on the western edge of Yosemite National Park has blackened more than 2,600 acres and prompted evacuations of three campgrounds and the communities of Foresta and El Portal, according to fire officials.
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