An interview with Daniel James Brown, author of "The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride"
Los Angeles wildfire has California firefighters scrambling to keep it from spreading any further.
In a new exhibition, Ansel Adams's iconic nature images are contrasted with Edward Burtynsky's industrial scapes of rock quarries, coal heaps, and rusty ships.
Private spaceflight is entering a new era with the first test launch of the new Falcon 9 rocket Friday. Here are six companies vying to build a vessel that will carry civilians into space.
According to the old model of how volcanoes grow, the volcanoes of the Mediterranean shouldn't exist. A new model could explain how they got there.
Scientists discover that the Sierra Nevada mountains in California reached their current height 50 million years ago, 30 million years earlier than previously thought.
A pedestrian braves the snow in northeastern Philadelphia on Saturday, Dec. 19. A major winter storm buried the Mid-Atlantic and East coast over the weekend.
As a young child, she went fishing with her father in the early hours and learned some life lessons along the way.
Eyewitness accounts and incendiary material point to arson as the cause of the largest fire in the area's history.
Visitors who fall in love with the park may return to help preserve it for all.