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Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

  • While Mount Rainier National Park officials initially had held some hope Wednesday that improving weather conditions would allow for the recovery of the body of a climbing ranger who died while assisting with a rescue, conditions

  • An interactive website just launched this week by the Sierra Club lets you show some love and take some action to protect the places in the country -- the Yellowstones, Yosemites, the Smokies, Acadia and more -- that hold a special place in your heart and consciousness.

    The site is called My Piece of America, and is part o

  • Come November, we get to choose the next president of the United States. President Obama might get a second term, or Mitt Romney might get his first.

  • Did an illiterate Irish-American rifleman fire the shot that may have turned the tide of Battle of Saratoga, the key campaign of the American Revolution and thus change world history?


Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

  • For most of us, capturing great pictures during our national park visits is difficult at best.