While researching his new book 'Author in Chief,' our contributor discovered a forgotten piece of John Adams's life: the time he sailed to Europe during the Revolutionary War and barely survived

It sounds like a great idea. Churches have high ceilings, are centrally located, and, recently, have been falling vacant. But redesigning them to accommodate climbing routes? Not so easy.

When Dick's Sporting Goods announced that it would reduce gun sales in the wake of the Parkland school shooting, CEO Edward Stack said he wanted to start a conversation about gun safety in America. What he got instead was a firestorm.

Nonfiction works by John Branch and Eliza Griswold document changing ways of life in Utah and Pennsylvania

The sinking of the SS El Faro in 2015 brought forth ample media coverage and, now, three new books dropping within months of each other. That's understandable.

Now you can be part of trail history by helping put signs up along America's often-overlooked (but perhaps most beautiful) thru-hike

Three new films take on conservation, climate change, and doping

Peter Heller returns with a straightforward but expertly observed detective mystery, set in America's first national park

The new movie 'USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage' is heavy on Nicholas Cage and sharks but pales in comparison to the real ordeal

If you needed one more reason to have anxiety about November 8, we found it: the outcome could have a profound impact on the fight over America’s open spaces

HBO's ambitious new show—and perhaps the next 'Game of Thrones'—takes smart advantage of adventurous land we already know and love

The new book, 'Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman,' sheds light on the environmentalists who we don't always think about—and who don't always identify as such