Before embarking on a dangerous Brazilian expedition in 1914, Theodore Roosevelt expressed no fear of dying.
Nassau is among the nation’s wealthiest counties -- and the richest in New York -- as measured by per capita income.
Beetles are obliterating forests throughout Colorado and the U.S. West, draining budgets as property values decline and threatening tourism at national parks, including the home of Mount Rushmore.
President Barack Obama, seeking to halt the erosion in public support for his health-care law, is using the power of his office to try to change the conversation.
It’s an overcast morning as the Zim Shanghai squeezes through the narrow locks near the eastern end of the Panama Canal.
Theodore Roosevelt couldn’t wait to see combat. As war against Spain loomed and U.S. President William McKinley called for volunteers, Roosevelt ordered his uniform from Brooks Brothers and joined the army.
"The lack of power to take joy in outdoor nature is as real a misfortune as the lack of power to take joy in books."
- Theodore Roosevelt on Jun 12, 2013