Ranee Schwartz

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Can a public appeal help to bring back a loved one?

<b>When a loved one may be at risk, it's not uncommon for family members to make a public appeal, whether it's via a press conference as missing university student Hannah Graham's family did, or with a public statement, as done by the wife of British Islamic State hostage Alan Henning. How effective</b> …

Western allies reject ISIS leader's threats against their civilians

Western allies vowed a tough fight against ISIS on Monday after the terrorist group called for attacks against those countries.<p>"This call for the murder of civilians along with the execution of hostages and mass slaughters testifies once again, if necessary, of the terrorists' cruelty and justifies …

Top 10: Things to Do in Ireland in Fall

Harvest festivals, music, and ghost tours are the highlight of fall season on the Emerald Isle.<p>Festivals and events highlight the fall season in Ireland. Get out and enjoy harvest fairs, traditional music and arts, guided weekend walks, creepy ghost tours, and much more.<p>Tour the Tombs at Glasnevin …

Follow Your Way: Chile

It's hard to beat traveling through Chile on a bike. This travel video from Isc Swoja Droga documents four months worth of cycling across the country's epic landscapes and unique cities.

The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S.: 2014

You cast more than 1.5 million votes in our biggest Best Town Ever contest to date. One town may have triumphed, but you loved 15 other amazing places, too—from Burlington Vermont to Anchorage Alaska.<p>But before we reveal the winner, a word on our rankings.<p>This list is ordered by the number of votes …

A Cyclist Lost In the Woods

A little over a week ago, a 36-year-old Colorado Springs-based cyclist disappeared while on a training ride. When Alicia Jakomait, a retired pro downhiller and seasoned mountain biker, went out for an ordinary weekend training ride at 1 p.m. on Sunday afternoon and didn’t return home by nightfall, …

National Geographic Travel

Kansas: Experience Life on the Prairie

<b>Spend the night at the Bird Runner Wildlife Refuge.</b><p><b>What Is It?</b> Explore the Bird Runner Wildlife Refuge, a private, 220-acre tract located in the Flint Hills and preserved by prairie devotees. Here you can wander at will—splash in creeks, bushwhack through hills where blue-eyed grass and blue indigo …

MTV Video Music Awards: Photo Gallery

Solved: Mystery of Moving Stones in Death Valley

So-called sailing stones in California’s Death Valley National Park have perplexed tourists and scientists alike for their apparent ability to move …

National Parks

Ten enchanting travel experiences in Greenland

So you think Greenland is a far-flung travel dream? Pinch yourself. This Arctic country might be huge, but a trip to western Greenland can take in a breathtaking range of sights, from Disko Bay’s iceberg studded waters to valleys so vast you’ll feel like the last hiker on Earth. Start with these 10 …


Daibo Dreamed of Coffee

It sounds like white noise, a gentle static barely perceptible over the din of Tokyo traffic that flashes by two floors below. But as you sit there …

Magical Nighttime Long Exposures and Composites by Matt Payne

Oregon-based photographer Matt Payne's passion for the outdoors shines through in his stunning landscape and nightscape photography. He finds the most enchanting moments in which vibrant colors and lively motion overhead complement the stillness of the world below.<p>Payne uses long exposures and …

Amazing Road Trips

Hunting cabin in Gutin Mountains, Romania

Hunting cabin in <b>Gutin Mountains, Romania</b>.<p>Contributed by Zsolt Szilagyi.

Sol Duc Falls, Olympic National Park

"Just Meandering On Through" - Lassen Volcanic National Park

Sequoiadendron Giganteum

Oxbow Bend

West Pyrite Pool - Lassen Volcanic National Park

Along the turquoise banks of Lake Cresent.

Dry Falls, Highland, NC

Rialto Beach

2 Medicine Lake

Upper Falls

Refuge de Bouquetins in Valais, Switzerland

Refuge de Bouquetins in <b>Valais, Switzerland</b>.<p>Contributed by Hans Peter Roersma.