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  • Tropical depression forms in Caribbean, could become hurricane

    MIAMI (Reuters) - A tropical depression formed over the Turks and Caicos Islands on Saturday after drenching Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, and could become a hurricane as it moves over the warm open waters near the Bahamas, the National...
  • Bahamas wants listeners to lean in to hear 'Bahamas Is Afie' album

     Bahamas wants listeners to lean in to hear 'Bahamas Is Afie' album
    One of the first things you notice hearing Canadian artist Afie Jurvanen, who uses the stage name Bahamas, is the complete absence of sonic distance between the singer and the listener. And that's exactly the way he wants it for intimately rendered...
  • Thanks to one man's quest, Chequamegon Bay still producing big bass and drawing anglers

    ASHLAND, Wis. Roger Lapenter covered a lot of territory before he wound up on Chequamegon Bay running a bait shop he never intended to buy. He was a ski instructor at Aspen Mountain in Colorado, guiding fly fishers on mountain streams in summers. He fly-...
  • Florida lawyer among dead in Bahamas plane crash

    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A small plane crash in the sea off the island of Grand Bahama on Monday killed Ormond Beach lawyer R. Michael Kennedy, who worked for a travel services company, according to a Florida newspaper. Kennedy's brother told the Daytona...
  • How Discovery Channel's Shark Week didn't (quite) bite the Shedd

    How Discovery Channel's Shark Week didn't (quite) bite the Shedd
    Discovery Channel's Shark Week will never be mistaken for the video version of a scientific journal. Tales of monster sharks and killer sharks and legendary, probably non-existent sharks predominate — what genuine shark scientists call "Shark...
  • Cuban defector says he has information about dissident Paya's death

    MIAMI An officer in Cuba's Ministry of the Interior who claims to be related to former MININT chief Jose Abrantes and to have valuable information has defected and is being held in a migrant detention center in the Bahamas. Ortelio Abrahantes Bacallao,...
  • The attraction of kayak fishing

    The attraction of kayak fishing
    There are numerous reasons why kayak fishing has become so popular. Once you buy a kayak, going fishing is affordable, good exercise for all ages, relaxing and effective. South Florida has become a premier kayak fishing destination thanks to the...
  • Digital detox getaways in Florida and the Caribbean

    Digital detox getaways in Florida and the Caribbean
    For a while, hotels and resorts touted such perks as iPod docks, free Wi-Fi, and even use of free iPads. But some guests, weary of hours sitting in front of a computer/cell phone screen and being bombarded by texts, and emails, tweets and instagrams, seem...
  • Review: 'War of the Whales' by Joshua Horwitz

    Review: 'War of the Whales' by Joshua Horwitz
    On March 15, 2000, the whales came ashore. Although they appeared to the uninitiated to be "weird-looking dolphins," marine biologist Ken Balcomb identified most of the victims as beaked whales. He could barely believe his eyes when he found the first...
  • UCLA basketball: Bruins get to finish at home in 2014-15

    UCLA’s basketball team will get a finishing kick in the 2014-15 season, with the Bruins playing five of their last seven Pac-12 games in Pauley Pavilion. Dates for Pac-12 games have not been finalized. The Bruins upgraded their nonconference...