Among the country’s five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world’s most famous natural landmarks.
Are you thinking of taking the trip of a lifetime to Alaska? Take the hassle out of figuring out what to do, where to stay and where to eat by reviewing the tips from this quick guide to help you plan your Alaskan vacation.
You don’t have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.
America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.
Flash flood warnings for the five boroughs of New York City, Fairfield County, Conn., and Nassau County and Suffolk County expired earlier in the evening.
A 234-pound baby walrus will soon have a new home at the New York Aquarium.
He was nearly killed by a grizzly bear. For the first time we’re hearing from the Rockland County teenager who was mauled in Alaska. Josh Berg is finally home from the hospital.
A teenager credits skills he picked up as a junior volunteer in the intensive care unit at Good Samaritan Hospital in helping him think clearly during a brutal grizzly bear attack in Alaska over the weekend.
Seven teenagers were nearing the end of a month-long survival course when 17-year-old Berg noticed the mama grizzly. Berg yelled “Bear! Bear!” but it was too late, the bear came charging at him and took him down.
A local teenager is fighting for his life after being mauled in Alaska and he’s not the only victim. Josh Berg of New City was with a group of teens learning survival skills when the grizzly bear attacked.
The U.S. Justice Department says that marijuana dispensaries and licensed growers in states with medical marijuana laws could face prosecution for violating federal drug and money-laundering laws.
A local man likely fell to his death while hiking in rough terrain on the Herbert Glacier trail system, officials said Wednesday. The body of Adam Webb, 30, of Hampton Bays, N.Y., was spotted on a rock face adjacent to the glacier on Tuesday.
After 11 years away, an army staff sergeant finally came home for the holidays.
An orphaned sea otter found stranded in Alaska over the summer is preparing to make his public debut at the New York Aquarium.
Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is expected to attend a tea party event in New Jersey on Halloween.