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Thursday, June 28th, 2012

  • Take a trip this Fourth of July the 18th century.

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?