Meet Alabama’s John Wathen, a true son of the Deep South and one of its staunchest environmental and social justice activists
Caroline Wozniacki is perhaps tennis’s brightest star without a Grand Slam title. This month, if she can get past best friend Serena Williams at the U.S. Open, that could change.
The venomous lionfish is wreaking ecological havoc off the shores of Belize. A nonprofit conservation group is endeavoring to kill off the invasive species by arming tourists with spears.
Do the blue still matter in the Mississippi Delta?
The Burgos sisters, unable to afford the devices that could help them hear again, have been mocked, left behind and written off as “the deaf girls.” Today, that changes.
The next time you’re at a comedy club in New York or Los Angeles, don’t be surprised if Jerry Seinfeld or Chris Rock stops by for a surprise set
A pair of python hunters takes to the Florida Everglades for both the thrill of the slithery chase and to help save a delicate ecosystem from the ravages of an invasive species
When journeying into the rugged terrain surrounding the White Stallion Ranch in Tucson, Arizona, you’d best bring plenty of leather, denim and wool. Saint Laurent, Zegna and DVF will do
Inside Demolition Derby, a vanishing, but still Kicking, piece of Americana
How a Hawaiian surfer resurrected a Portuguese town—and set the world record for the biggest wave ever ridden
The annual boat races off the coast of this tiny Caribbean island are more than a competition—they’re at the heart of its people’s identity and culture
With an Ivy League education and a proud identity as a gay woman, top-ranked card player Vanessa Selbst is changing the face of professional poker
Five female tech entrepreneurs who never got the memo that the field was dominated by men
As conservationists fight to keep the bluefin tuna alive, a Spanish fishing tradition that dates back to the time of the Phoenicians is endangered
With an epic movie boasting a Hollywood cast and a Hollywood-style budget, the Nigerian film industry is looking to both transcend and elevate African cinema
The 440 smokejumpers of the U.S. Forest Service are on the front line of this summer’s wildfire season. Hemispheres caught up with one of the 23 women in those ranks.
A battle rages in the bureaucratic halls of Brussels. Can the European Union protect a Slovenian sausage?
In New Orleans, Mardi Gras is bringing African American and Jewish cultures together into one meshuggeneh gumbo
Writer William Wheeler joins a new breed of daring adventure tourists who are paying top dollar to be the prey in a simulated citywide manhunt
America’s premier improv comedy school is yukking it up in Japan. Will the jokes translate?