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  • Florida Beach Guide: Canaveral National Seashore

    Florida Beach Guide: Canaveral National Seashore
    There are plenty of no-nos at the pristine beaches of Canaveral National Seashore in Brevard County. But that's part of what keeps the 23 miles of pure Florida so unique. No cars on the beach, no places from which to rent rafts or buy sodas, no pier...
  • Florida Beach Guide: Daytona Beach

    Florida Beach Guide: Daytona Beach
    Daytona Beach remains one of the few Florida destinations where you can drive the minivan onto the sand, park it and unload for an easy family day in the sun and surf on lifeguard-patrolled beaches. But this traditional Atlantic Ocean vacation spot...
  • Florida Beach Guide: Clearwater Beach

    Florida Beach Guide: Clearwater Beach
    Clearwater Beach is a barrier island off a peninsula, so it takes some bridge-hopping to reach it. But three miles of powdery white beach and abundant family attractions await in this reawakening old shore town. Mom 'n' pop hotels, shops, restaurants and...
  • The Week in Pictures | September 2 – 8, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Leaders of the G20 nations made progress on tightening up on multinational company tax avoidance,  but remain divided over the Syrian conflict at the summit in Russia. President Obama used the...
  • Florida Beach Guide: Amelia Island

    Florida Beach Guide: Amelia Island
    Northeast Florida's Amelia Island, an Atlantic Ocean barrier island, is like a family-friendly Key West minus the wild street parties and torrid heat -- and with better beaches. The town on the island, Fernandina Beach, a laid-back old shrimping village,...
  • Scientist Richard Feynman the heart of 'The Challenger Disaster'

     Scientist Richard Feynman the heart of 'The Challenger Disaster'
    At a hearing of the presidential commission investigating the 1986 space shuttle Challenger disaster, Richard Feynman conducted an experiment of sorts in the media-packed room. The Caltech physicist and Nobel laureate clamped material from a shuttle O-...
  • Florida Beach Guide: Anastasia State Recreation Area, St. Augustine

    Florida Beach Guide: Anastasia State Recreation Area, St. Augustine
    Thousands of years have washed over this slender sandbar of a barrier island called Anastasia. But only recently has man written his history on this coastline. As you stand along the park's barren, wind-swept beach, squinting inland over light-washed...
  • Jack Seiler, mayor, Fort Lauderdale

    Jack Seiler, mayor, Fort Lauderdale
    Last week: The death of former Mayor and Congressman E. Clay Shaw, Jr. is a tremendous loss. In a long and distinguished career, he personified a more civil style of public service. Clay Shaw was collegial, dignified, and honorable, and always did what he...
  • Men drifted at sea for 8 days

    Men drifted at sea for 8 days
    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...
  • Mitt's geography grade: Sea minus

     
    "Syria is Iran's only ally in the Arab world. It's their route to the sea."...Mitt Romney last night. Ummm.... Here's another map, helpfully annotated to support Romney's statement. UPDATE: David Kopel explains how Romney's remark, while telegraphic,...
  • The Week in Pictures | October 22 – 28, 2012

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....
  • Hurricane Sandy hammers East Coast

     
    Hurricane Sandy churned the Atlantic Ocean as it barreled northward bringing fierce winds, drenching rains and flooding to the nation’s Northeast, where officials warned residents to stay home and ordered those along coastlines to head to high...