This year's wildfires have burned 8,202,557 acres in the U.S. as of Tuesday, more than any other year in recorded history as of September 1.
On Monday, Derek Klingenberg of Kansas pulled a bluegill out of his pond by baiting a DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter.
On Monday, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Juan Merchan sentenced BASE jumper Marko Markovich to 300 hours of community service for parachuting from the top of One World Trade Center.
Denali is officially 20,310 feet, 10 feet shorter than previously thought.
On Tuesday, President Obama proposed moving up the timetable for buying a new U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker for the Arctic from 2022 to 2020.
Ski organizers in South America announced a last-minute Freeride World Qualifier to take place September 4 and 5 at Penitentes, Argentina.
Two men died while climbing in the Wind River Range in western Wyoming on Friday afternoon, just days after a double climbing fatality in Grand Teton National Park.
Video of Ted Ligety, Mikaela Shiffrin, and the rest of the U.S. Ski Team training at Coronet Peak in Queenstown, New Zealand.
President Barack Obama will join survival expert and television personality Bear Grylls for a special episode of NBC's 'Running Wild with Bear Grylls.'
On Sunday, President Obama announced that he will officially change the name of Mount McKinley to Denali.
Last week, GoPro released footage that Brad Josephs, a photographer and wilderness expedition leader in Alaska, caught of a 30-second encounter with a grizzly.
On Sunday, the last day of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships, the U.S. finished with its lowest medal count since 2003.
A Segway-riding cameraman collided world record holder Usain Bolt on the sidelines of the International Association of Athletics Federations Track and Field World Championships in Beijing on Thursday.
Skechers announced on Thursday that it had become the title sponsor of the Los Angeles Marathon.
A tourist in Yellowstone National Park filled out a visitor comment sheet to complain that the bears in Yellowstone are not trained to appear for park visitors.