Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda is fighting to overturn a 100-year ban on high-wire acts over the Falls
The wedding bells rang out ceaselessly across New York yesterday as dozens of gay couples rushed to tie the knot after the state became the sixth to sanction same-sex marriage.
Staggering in their size and beauty, North America's freshwater wonders offer the chance to experience nature and adventure.
Jack London revolutionised American fiction but today is best known for a children's book. Johann Hari deplores the emasculation of a formidable figure
Out of America: A new TV series aims to persuade the US that a publicly owned service run for the benefit of the people can be a good thing
Third person in history to survive unprotected fall
Let Valentine's Day be your inspiration for a holiday made just for two, whether in Lancashire or Las Vegas. Ben Ross puts one and one together
The sudden and dramatic disappearance of a large lake which had formed on the surface of a melting ice sheet in Greenland has been documented for the first time by scientists who estimated that its outflow was greater than that of Niagara Falls.