| Jul 24, 2014
| 1:05 PM
While Panama is emerging as a favored destination for vacationers looking for great beaches, tropical rain forest and rich biodiversity, its first claim to fame was the Panama Canal, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this summer.
At the center of...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
Friendly Planet Travel has Panama Canal cruises on Princess Cruises as low as $999 per person double occupancy. An 11-night itinerary...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The United Nations has sanctioned a North Korean shipping company but spared Cuban entities in connection with a Cuban weapons shipment seized aboard a Pyongyang-bound freighter in violation of a U.N. arms embargo.
Ocean Maritime Management Company, Ltd....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega is suing the Santa Monica video game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc. for depicting him and using his name without his permission in one of the fastest-selling video games.
In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Massoud Barzani, president of Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdistan region, rattled many cages this month when he announced in parliament that the KRG would be moving ahead soon on a referendum on independence from Iraq. If Kurdistan goes ahead with such a...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:09 AM
Kid, this time you're really BUSted.
After the Panhandle boy took a school bus for a joyride last month, he was held in kiddie jail until Tuesday, authorities said, reports WJHG NBC News-7 in Panama City.
The day after being released, 'Kid Bus'...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Howard H. Baker Jr., the Republican senator from Tennessee who framed the question that cut to the heart of the official inquiry into the Watergate scandal, died Thursday, four days after a stroke. He was 88.
His death at his home in Huntsville, Tenn.,...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:37 AM
A Panama City man was killed by a stray bullet the day he brought his newborn son home, the Panama City News Herald reports.
Steven Justin Ayers, 33, was killed instantly Tuesday night when a stray bullet entered his home and struck him in the back...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:24 AM
When you're in love living under separate roofs can be unbearable.
Maybe that's why this Panhandle woman decided to make the leap from love bird to jail bird.
A Panhandle woman, identified as Shannon Kelly Cann, 32, allegedly got verbally abusive with...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:22 AM
This Panhandle kid could probably teach driver's ed.
Walmart workers called deputies after spotting a school bus in the parking lot at 5:00 a.m. allegedly moving about awkwardly, as if the driver didn't know how to park it, reports the Panama City...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:30 AM
PARIS - Tapping into a new and often more audience-friendly generation of directors and producers from Eastern Europe, Paris-based sales-production house Wide Management has made first major deal on Karlovy Vary player "Barbarians," pre-selling Japan to...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- At a time when the Republican Party needs a heavy dose of compromise to bring functionality back to government, one of its most admirable models of goodwill and working across the aisle has departed with the death at 88 of Howard Henry Baker...