Approaching storms are brinApproaching storms are bringing new concerns in the Cascade Mountains this week. Avalanche dangers are already running high, and will likely get worse as the snowpack piles up. ging new avalanche concerns in the Cascade Mountains this week.
In Paul Salopek's first year of his trek across the globe, the reporter walked alongside his camels for days in Ethiopia without seeing glass or bricks or any other signs of modern humanity, ate a hamburger on a U.S. military base and was shadowed by minders in the Saudi desert. He has only 20,000 miles (32,000 kilometers) to go.
The maker of Evan Williams bourbon has uncorked a new attraction, opening a craft distillery just steps from where the whiskey pioneer who inspired the brand fired up his own commercial stills two centuries ago.
A population of roving turkeys on Staten Island has become a mess-making, traffic-stopping scourge to some residents, an impromptu natural attraction to others and a fraught project for government officials.
A 40-foot high Playboy bunny logo that had upset some residents of the West Texas town of Marfa will be removed from a roadside display and hauled to a Dallas museum, where it will be featured in an exhibition.
Scientists are trying to figure out what's behind a massive die off of sunflower starfish across the country and right here in the Pacific Northwest. Not only are sea stars in the wild showings signs of disease, so are sea stars at several aquariums, including Vancouver which recently posted a time-lapse video showing just how quickly these marine critters are getting sick, losing legs and literally wasting away.