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  • Atlantic City, New Jersey

    Atlantic City, New Jersey
    Go here: This waterfront city features a slew of attractions, the most popular of which are indoors. We're talking about casinos, casinos, casinos. But there's been a concerted effort over the past few years to expand Atlantic City's attractions beyond...
  • Gambling on chic

    On stage a few weeks ago at the Music Box Theater at the Borgata Hotel, Idina Menzel (star of Broadway's Rent and Wicked) admitted having some anxiety about bringing her singing act to this seaside resort. A peasant dress she'd worn when performing in...
  • Md. officials, watermen differ on crab harvest in '08

    Maryland watermen reported catching more blue crabs last year than in 2007, despite new rules to protect the iconic Chesapeake Bay species, according to the state Department of Natural Resources. State officials say they believe the figures were inflated...
  • 25 things to do in Virginia Beach

    25 things to do in Virginia Beach
    1. Stroll through history. Follow the Virginia Legends Walk at 13th Street Park and learn about such commonwealth greats as Thomas Jefferson, Arthur Ashe and Patsy Cline. 2. Go for a spin. Ride the Ferris Wheel at the Virginia Beach Amusment Park along...
  • 25 things to do in Southern Delaware

    25 things to do in Southern Delaware
    1. Hit the boardwalk. Rehoboth Beach's boardwalk has an eight-block section newly renovated in 2010. 2. Chill out by the water. Delaware Seashore State Park is bounded on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and on the west by Rehoboth Bay and Indian River...
  • The new look of African-American history

    We know the names. Harriet Tubman was a conductor on the Underground Railroad, transporting more than 300 slaves to freedom. Frederick Douglass was an ardent spokesman for the abolition movement, and Thurgood Marshall helped end legal segregation as the...
  • University was ready to help out in probe

    NACOGDOCHES, Texas - As soon as NASA learned that debris from the space shuttle was raining down on this East Texas town, it quickly enlisted the academics at Stephen F. Austin University to precisely plot the location of every piece - data that will be...
  • Hurricane of 1933 hit state hard

    For students of Maryland weather history, the hurricane of August 1933 ranks as one of the greatest meteorological calamities ever to visit the state. In those days, hurricanes were not named; that practice started in the 1950s. Rain began falling Sunday,...
  • 'Panic in a Suitcase' a vivid immigrant tale of two cities

    'Panic in a Suitcase' a vivid immigrant tale of two cities
    Jewish immigrants have provided a rich source of comedy — some of it dark — in American literature. Think Bernard Malamud, Philip Roth, Gary Shteyngart and, more recently, Anya Ulinich. Make way for a fresh female voice. Yelena Akhtiorskaya,...
  • For wandering tankers with $300 million of Kurdish crude, end-game still in doubt

    LONDON (Reuters) - After a legal show-down in Texas this week, the outlook for a handful of tankers holding some $300 million worth of Kurdish oil is not looking good. Seemingly unable to find enough buyers willing to take a risk on million-barrel...
  • By car or boat: Waterfront restaurants near Orlando

    By car or boat: Waterfront restaurants near Orlando
    From dive-bar casual to Margaritaville wannabes to simply sophisticated, the dining options on Central Florida's waterways include a myriad of choices. We set out in search of eats along the St. Johns River from Astor to Sanford, the scenic Intracoastal...
  • Divers stop oil leaking from sunken World War II ship, but threat still looms

    RALEIGH, N.C. The W.E. Hutton is one of hundreds of wrecks off the North Carolina coast, known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic, where treacherous currents, shifting sands and strong storms have feasted on ships for centuries. Earlier this month, the...