| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Holidays are a lucky time for a treasure-hunting family from Sanford.
Last year on Labor Day, the Schmitts made national news when they pulled several pieces of a solid gold chain — more than 60 feet in all — from the water off the coast...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 3:21 PM
The F-4D Phantom jet parked in a hangar at Orlando Executive Airport does not look like much now, its paint faded and scratched, stripped of its engines and instruments. But it once was considered the mightiest flying machine in America's war arsenal....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:21 AM
There’s nothing more refreshing than a free, or low-cost libation to launch a summer getaway to Florida or the Americas. Here are some toast-worthy offers to consider this season.
At Miami, South Beach And Vero Beach In Florida:
| 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...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 6:51 PM
The fortune-tellers hawk their services along the boardwalk, offering to read palms, study tarot cards and gaze into crystal balls for $5.
But for free, you can get most anyone along the seaside stretch to peer into the future, and it doesn't look...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The property market in Brazil appears to be heating up and, mark my words, I plan to dive in with the zeal of seasoned real estate pros like Donald Trump or that Barbara woman from "Shark Tank."
At issue is what to do with 12 soccer stadiums that were...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:45 AM
A Florida family scavenging for sunken treasure on a shipwreck has found the missing piece of a 300-year-old gold filigree necklace sacred to Spanish priests, officials said on Tuesday.
Eric Schmitt, a professional salvager, was scavenging with his...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:08 PM
America used to be an extraordinary country. We thought big. We even dreamed big. Even when we were 13 relatively insignificant states sitting on the very edge of the Atlantic Ocean, leaders like Thomas Jefferson could foresee us as a great country...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:49 AM
AbbVie Inc. appears to be on the verge of a $53.7 billion takeover that would change its corporate address to the United Kingdom. Abbott Laboratories agreed Monday to sell part of its generic drug business for $5.3 billion, structuring the sale in a way...
| 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....
| Jul 21, 2014
| 11:35 AM
A patch of rainy, windy weather in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean has become better organized in the past few hours and is given a 70 percent chance of strengthening into a tropical depression, according to a 2 p.m. advistory from the National Hurricane...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:45 PM