| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:02 AM
When a reporter told Jen Reiter's third graders at Gilman School that he was there to write a story about their teacher's upcoming trip "north to Alaska," the students froze and Reiter exclaimed, "Oh, my God. It's their favorite song ever."
| Mar 1, 2014
| 3:32 PM
You start with a little girl, dropped in an orphanage and afflicted with a spinal condition that has paralyzed her below the belly button. She's cared for, yes, but none of the well-meaning adults look at this child, scooting around the facility on her...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 6:05 AM
This year's Iditarod dog sled race ended last month, but Gilman School teacher Jen Reiter is already preparing for next year's race.
For thousands of students nationwide, Reiter will be the face of the race that begins March 1, 2014. She has been chosen...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 10:41 AM
When seventh-grader Julian Miner packed for his summer vacation this year, he had to include hiking boots, rubber boots that went to his knees, plenty of layers and a rain coat. That's because Julian went to Alaska on an 11-day trip with the People to...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 10:00 PM
I picked a winner when I took a dog sled trip through Salmon Berry Tours, which partners with the kennel owned by the man who days later would best the field in this year's Iditarod. After a 975-mile race across Alaskan wilderness, Dallas Seavey, 27,...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:04 PM
In order to be a champion musher, you need dogs, sleds, a sense of athletic adventure and -- oh, yeah -- snow. Getting three out of four might work in baseball or basketball, but it just doesn’t count when it comes to the Iditarod, the 975-mile race...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Beatle, a real lead dog, powered his team to a record-breaking, come-from-behind victory in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. The Big Dog helped bring the human half of the partnership across Alaska to the finish line in Nome, where an exhausted Dallas...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins on the streets on Southern California with the 2014 L.A. Marathon. Race-day temperatures climbed to 81 degrees at the finish line, the highest ever recorded since the marathon began its 26.2-mile “Stadium to...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:52 AM
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News a Crimean Tatar man prays at a mosque in Bakhchysarai, Ukraine. The arrival of Russian troops in Crimea has opened old wounds among the Crimean Tatars, who once again fear they will be unwelcome in their homeland. This...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In the Ukraine, the arrival of Russian troops in Crimea has opened old wounds among the Crimean Tatars, who once again fear they will be unwelcome in their homeland. This time, however, some are...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 5:57 PM
WASHINGTON — Forget the chicken dinner, the rubbery staple of the political fundraising circuit.
Go alligator hunting with Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) on a Louisiana Bayou Weekend for a campaign donation of $5,000.
Or spend a weekend in Hayward,...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:52 PM
JACKSON, Wyo. — On the western edge of Wyoming, a mile above sea level, surrounded by the 13,000-foot peaks of the Teton Range, Jackson Hole is one of the most spectacular places on Earth.
Lewis and Clark expedition member John Colter, the first...