North & Central America

Why Is This Navajo Protester Facing Jail Time?

Three months after protesting the clear-cutting of forest and the use of sewage-effluent snow, Klee Benally and three other activists suddenly face half a year in prison.

Waiting for Bigfoot

A group of Ohioans looking for a mythical beast might've stumbled onto something else.

Escape From the Jersey Shore

My parents ignored the dire warnings about Hurricane Sandy and didn't evacuate. By the time they called for rescue, it was too late.

Guerilla Relief

Waves for Water founder Jon Rose has been on the East Coast since Hurricane Sandy struck, cutting through red tape and providing disaster relief alongside a groundswell of surfers.

The New York City (Ultra) Marathon

While it may not appear that way, Noah Davis thinks that Manhattan and ultramarathons might just be made for each other.

Far Rockaway: Global Disaster Zone

International humanitarian-aid group Doctors Without Borders, best known for conducting emergency health care interventions in war-torn countries, set up a makeshift clinic for Hurricane Sandy...

The 40 Best Ski Resorts in North America

We spent months scoring and ranking dozens of resorts from California to Maine, British Columbia to Quebec, to come up with this, your cheat sheet for figuring out which mountains are right for you...