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
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:
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
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
History.com: [Washington crosses the Delaware](http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/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
The 62nd reenactment, led by John Godzieba as Washington, saw the enthusiasts recreate the December 1776 event in sunnier conditions.
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
This is literally my childhood dream come true. Ex-army amphibious vehicles are serving as taxis crossing the rivers of St. Petersburg. Read more...
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
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
[The History Place](http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/revwar-75.htm): >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
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...
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 […]
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
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
Spreading the tolls from east to west.
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