From Seattle to Sweden, city and regional governments are using roof gardens, specially designed wetlands, and other forms of 'green infrastructure' to rein in pollution – and to save money.
This smooth, chilled soup makes a refreshing first course during a summer meal or an eager partner to a nice fresh salad.
A growing numbers of skiers in Colorado want to try backcountry skiing, away from the groomed and patrolled trails. Shan Sethna's classes help newcomers learn about avalanche dangers.
Federal officials began to survey the damage caused by hurricane Irene – from continued power outages to communities still stranded by floodwaters.
Hurricane Irene was just a tropical storm by the time it hit New England. But its trip up the East Coast claimed an estimated 35 lives and left a path of destruction whose cost is magnified by a weak economy.
Philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein is a humanist whose life and work have been shaped by religion.
Internet's easy access has pumped new life into ancestor research.