Check out the most spectacular outdoor photos of the year
January 18, 2017, 12:07 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
From fire and ice to amazing creatures, the beauty of our planet never fails to amaze.
Woodland creatures build snowmen, toss snowballs in photographer's winter playground
January 13, 2017, 7:06 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Squirrels and other rodents have a blast in the snow.
The once hopelessly polluted Anacostia River is making a comeback
January 3, 2017, 7:34 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Krista Schlyer is photographing the people, wildlife and landscapes of America's 'forgotten' river.
Take a rare, up-close look at Chile's majestic pumas
December 21, 2016, 8:19 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Roy Toft brings intrepid shutterbugs on a quest to follow the largest land carnivores in the country.
Kids in hospital get special North Pole photo shoot with Santa
December 16, 2016, 11:39 a.m. by Angela Nelson
Photographer Karen Alsop used her Photoshop talents to bring joy to sick kids who couldn't go home for Christmas.
14 photos that show the wonderful diversity of wading birds
December 13, 2016, 11:38 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
These beautiful birds range in size, shape and color, but they're all found at the water's edge.