| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:29 PM
A State Department official confirmed Tuesday that four people, including three U.S. citizens, died in a plane crash off Grand Bahama island.
U.S. citizens Terry Haines, Robert Michael Kennedy and Matthew Sokolowski died in the crash Monday, the official...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:50 PM
PANAMA CITY, Panama Since the Panama Canal officially opened a century ago, more than 1 million ships have crossed the narrow isthmus separating the Atlantic Ocean from the Pacific, and Panama's history has captivated the world.
All of the high drama the...
| Aug 16, 2014
One of the nation's few supposedly competitive congressional elections is looking uncompetitive.
District 18 includes roughly the northern third of Palm Beach County, all of Martin and most of St. Lucie. Republicans hold about a two-percentage point edge...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Q: My husband had the Snapper at Oceans 234 for dinner last night. The fish was superb, perfectly cooked with a delicious, crunchy crust. I would love to replicate it for an upcoming dinner party. Can you please ask the chef for the recipe? —...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 11:50 AM
It's easy to think of the Eastern Shore of Virginia as one place, but that's too easy.
After all, it's a good 70 miles from the tip of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel to the Maryland state line, and the trip up U.S. Route 13 will take you through all...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:00 AM
From dive-bar casual to Margaritaville wannabes to simply sophisticated, the dining options on Central Florida's waterways include a myriad of choices.
We set out in search of eats along the St. Johns River from Astor to Sanford, the scenic Intracoastal...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 5:05 AM
To the editor: Jose Antonio Vargas refuses to face the truth: that he is indeed an "illegal immigrant." ("What is being an American? Immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas has some ideas," Op-Ed, Aug. 5)
He insists on being classified as...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Cook County biologists got the chance to study a type of wildlife rarely spotted in the Chicago area when a fisherman in Orland Park found a surprise wriggling at the end of his line: a two-and-a-half-foot long, five-pound American eel.
It's the third...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Man has pumped tens of thousands of tons of mercury into the world’s oceans in the last 500 years, nearly tripling the amount of the toxic heavy metal in sea water, according to a study published online Wednesday in the journal Nature.
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:59 AM
Ten years ago Hurricane Charley came barreling up Interstate 4 beginning Florida's season of tropical pain.
Charley first formed as a tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean on Aug. 9 and so began the summer of our discontent. It organized just north...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:23 AM
A seeming parade of U.S. companies has been marching across the Atlantic, reincorporating in Europe to take advantage of substantial corporate tax breaks.
Despite a growing drumbeat of criticism from activists and politicians, threats from U.S....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:59 PM
"Another five right!"
Capt. Jan Miles shouts to the crew of the 100-foot ship Monday during a voyage from Baltimore to Annapolis. The conductor of a seaborne symphony, he says if everyone knows their part, the trip goes smoothly....