| Sep 15, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Two Bahamian citizens were stranded for eight days on their capsized boat in the Atlantic Ocean before they were rescued Saturday by the U.S. Coast Guard off the Florida coast, officials said.
The Coast Guard, which located the boat east of Riviera...
| Nov 27, 2013
For many of us, lying in a lounge chair at poolside or on a towel in the sand gets boring after a while. We'd like to put some pizazz in our vacations but don't want to take out special insurance policies to cover, say, sky diving. But even the biggest...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Elizabeth Lopez maneuvered a massive steel claw over the side of a 134-foot sailboat and guided its descent through swaying kelp and schools of fish 10 miles off the coast of San Diego. She was hoping to catch pieces of a mysterious marine ecosystem...
| Nov 26, 2013
Ed Viesturs is regarded by many as America's foremost high-altitude mountaineer. His feats have been featured in the top-grossing IMAX documentary "Everest," which he first climbed at the age of 27. Now 54, Viesturs has written "The Mountain: My Time on...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:44 PM
It's only a half-mile, but the bicycle path that the state has committed to build next summer in downtown Titusville could be the beginning of a trail that cuts through the heart of Central Florida and connects the east and west coasts.
"This is the...
| Dec 28, 2013
If you're not boarding a cruise ship, there has been limited appeal to Port Canaveral, despite a restaurant row that offers a view of ocean liners and rocket launches from nearby Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Center.
With the loss of the space...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Harvey Weinstein has won a bidding war for movie rights to Paul Tough's rescue story "A Speck in the Sea."
The story focused on lobster fisherman John Aldridge, who fell overboard in the Atlantic Ocean in the middle of the night, 40 miles from the Long...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"Most people have never heard of it, and when they do it, it sounds like something from a science fiction movie," says Dr. Wes Gunter, of West Plains, MO. He's talking about an often deadly tick-born illness in cats called cytauxzoonosis. The disease is...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:48 PM
NEW YORK — As Superstorm Sandy roared ashore a year ago, the Atlantic Ocean swelled into the streets of Breezy Point, triggering a conflagration that devoured home after home in this neighborhood perched on a sliver of land on the fringes of New...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:10 PM
With just one storm that made landfall in the United States, this year's Atlantic hurricane season officially ended Saturday as the weakest since 1982.
Hurricanes need moist air to form, and the low number of Atlantic hurricanes was due in large part to...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 1:06 PM
MARINELAND, Fla. - Her eyes are cloudy now, a blueish-gray haze blocking out some of the sunlight that glints off the water in her habitat.
She doesn't always move as nimbly as the dozen other dolphins sharing her space, either.
But that's OK, because...
| Jan 11, 2014
A book and a blanket on the sand would be enough to enjoy a getaway to Palm Coast and the Flagler County beaches, but one also should arrive with a thirst for shopping, history and the outdoors.
Hiking, camping and kayaking opportunities abound in...