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Oil Spill In Yellowstone River Very Near Where Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline Will Cross

A pipeline burst under the Yellowstone river on Saturday, resulting in a massive oil spill of over 50,000 gallons into the river and making residents extremely concerned about the proposed Keystone pipeline that is set to cross the river in the same city- Glendive, Montana. Show More Summary

Read Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s Acceptance Speech for the duPont Award

Editor’s note: The Root’s editor-in-chief, Henry Louis Gates Jr., was one of 14 recipients Tuesday night of an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for his six-part PBS documentary, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross. Here’s his acceptance speech for the award:

Teen Makes Amazing Escape From North Korea To Sweden, Now Fighting Deportation

A 17-year-old boy claims that he crossed a frozen river and crossed two continents by car and rail to escape from North Korea and arrive in Sweden. Unfortunately, he didn’t bring along any documentation, and Swedish authorities suspect he is really from China. Show More Summary

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Receives DuPont Award for The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

The Root editor-in-chief Henry Louis Gates, Jr. was among some 13 honorees Tuesday night as an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award winner for his PBS series The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross. The six-part documentary...Show More Summary

Liveblogging the American Revolution: December 26, 1776: Washington Crosses the Delaware [Washington crosses the Delaware]( >During the American Revolution, Patriot General George Washington crosses the Delaware River with 5,400 troops, hoping to surprise a Hessian force celebrating Christmas at their winter quarters in Trenton, New Jersey. Show More Summary

History buffs reenact Washington's Delaware River crossing

The 62nd reenactment, led by John Godzieba as Washington, saw the enthusiasts recreate the December 1776 event in sunnier conditions.

Innovators Travel Light

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. - Marcel Proust A Buddhist parable tells of a man traveling along a path who approaches a raging river that he wants to cross. All around him lies danger, and safety is on the other side. Show More Summary

Amphibious Army Vehicles Are Working As Taxis In Russia

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This is literally my childhood dream come true. Ex-army amphibious vehicles are serving as taxis crossing the rivers of St. Petersburg. Read more...

Victoria Arches in Manchester, United Kingdom

Visible from three of the bridges that cross the River Irwell in downtown Manchester, the bricked-up Victoria Arches (otherwise known as the Cathedral Steps) were once a part of a planned industrial strip that would hang over the river, but now they are a crumbling secret of the city's underground. Show More Summary

He’s 98, She’s 89 And Their Love Story Is Edging Hollywood At Korea’s B.O.: Video

South Korean documentary My Love, Don't Cross That River gave Hollywood a run for its money at the local box office this frame — two weeks after its original release. At No. 10 on Rentrak's international chart this week, the heart-warming/tear-jerking film earned an estimated $4.7M this weekend to take its cume to $6.5M. Show More Summary

Liveblogging the American Revolution: December 11, 1776: Crossing the Delaware (Going the Wrong Way...)

[The History Place]( >Washington takes his troops across the Delaware River into Pennsylvania. The next day, over concerns of a possible British attack, the Continental Congress abandons Philadelphia for Baltimore. Show More Summary

Network with innovators from around the world (and across the U.S.) at Connect NYC 2015

Success in real estate means crossing borders, rivers, oceans and time zones to take advantage of every opportunity to learn and network – which is what 2,000 real estate and technology entrepreneurs, innovators, leaders and top producers will be doing at [&hellip...

The Garden Bridge, A Proposed Elevated Walkway Park That Crosses the River Thames in London

2 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

In 2012, the transit agency Transport for London put out a call for proposals that would help improve pedestrian walkways over the River Thames. Actress Joanna Lumley and Heatherwick Studio, a design firm currently involved with Pier 55 in New York City, responded with their idea for The Garden Bridge, an elevated walkway that includes […]

Payday doesn't have much to be thankful for in its Christmas carol

Crime doesn't have a slow season. You strike when opportunity presents itself. If that means getting your ass out of bed on Christmas morning and proverbially crossing the Delaware River, you do it. But, all that doesn't mean there isn't room for some holiday cheer. Show More Summary

NJ gives NY garmento $37M to cross Hudson

The Jersey waterfront's promise of lower rents plus rich state incentive packages has drawn another tenant across the Hudson River. Charles Komar & Sons, an apparel company that specializes in... To view the full story, click the title link.

News for the Week

Will you be going “over the river and through the woods” on the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday? Alan and I will be crossing the Bitterroot River and traveling near the Bitterroot National Forest for a holiday stay at Triple Creek Ranch. Stay tuned for our photos and articles. When you can’t be with family, we highly […]

Infant and fetus burial offers clues to ice age settlement

The curled-up bodies of a stillborn fetus and a 5-week-old infant buried in a dune beside an Alaska river are being hailed as the oldest known remains of Native Americans who crossed from Asia during the last ice age.

Which River Will You Cross?

Whether buying products on the Internet or Skyping with our students and teachers, we instantly recognize our interdependence, and yet how about when we walk outside our door? The post Which River Will You Cross? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Willie Geist, Natalie Morales, Jim Cantore Hit the Windy City for Wallenda Skyscraper Walk

It’s being billed as the most dangerous tightrope walk in the history of the Wallenda family: tonight in the Windy City, Nik Wallenda is set to cross the Chicago River while more than 50 stories high above the water, with no tether and...Show More Summary

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