| Jan 22, 2012
Here is some information from Cruise Lines International Assn. members that offer world or "grand cruises." A few lines based in other countries also offer similar voyages. Most 2012 world cruises started in January, but there may be availability on...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 7:53 PM
More than 30 long-finned pilot whales were shot in the head and killed Thursday after repeated attempts to refloat the stranded marine mammals in a bay at the north of New Zealand's South Island.
Volunteers had twice refloated the surviving whales from...
| Jan 29, 2012
New Mexico: This year, New Mexicans mark 100 years of statehood. But much of the state's appeal stems from its human history that goes back much further. (In 2010, Santa Fe celebrated 400 years of cityhood.) Explore here: the adobe architecture and art...
| Jan 29, 2012
Rental car agencies
Contact information for rental car agencies, here and abroad:
No central booking number
| Jan 31, 2012
| 10:27 PM
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said a dead baby harbor seal found at Picnic Point Park near Lynnwood Tuesday was not shot. The cause of death was still undetermined, but it appeared to be separate from cases of shot sea lions.NOAA'...
| May 12, 2012
| 8:09 AM
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Three Boston University students who were studying in New Zealand were killed Saturday when their minivan crashed. At least five other students from the university were injured in the accident, including one who was in...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 5:35 AM
Wellington, New Zealand - In July 1949, an extraordinary shower of small fish fell in a field ten miles from the sea.
About four inches long, the fish resembled schnapper (or Snapper in America). It is believed that they were caught up in a waterspout...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 5:04 PM
They're moves usually reserved for strip clubs, but in one New Zealand community, they're showing up on street corners!
Word is: prostitutes in South Auckland are using road signs for pole dancing demos. They`re trying to lure prospective clients by...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 8:22 PM
The second day of the 46th annual Governor's Cup saw a familiar crew jump in front of the pack on Thursday.
Defending champion San Diego Yacht Club is the leader with nine wins. Nevin Snow is trying to become the eighth skipper in the history of the...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 7:00 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — The oldest active trophy in international sports was at the same yacht club that plays host to the oldest youth regatta in the U.S.
The America's Cup met the Governor's Cup at the Balboa Yacht Club on Friday.
Many of the sailors...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 8:19 PM
Winning the Governor's Cup for the second straight year won't come easy for San Diego Yacht Club.
Skipper Kevin Snow and SDYC must win three straight races against Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club of New Zealand on Sunday to advance to the finals.
| Jul 22, 2012
| 10:58 PM
Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club put together a remarkable closing string of races to win the 46th Governor's Cup Sunday at courses north of the Newport Beach pier.
RPNYC won six straight races over two days, in the semifinals and finals, and took down...