| Apr 7, 2013
COLONIA DEL SACRAMENTO, Uruguay — Straddling the crest of a sand dune, my back to the Atlantic Ocean, I watched a Uruguayan boy net fish in a river lagoon. He waded through the chest-high water, dragging behind him the reflection of the setting sun....
| Jan 16, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Florida's rivers are in trouble.
That's what the Orlando Sentinel found after a yearlong evaluation of some of the state's biggest and smallest, most urban and remote, cleanest and dirtiest, protected and abused rivers.
Of the 22 rivers studied,...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Hurry up and slow down. That's one way to look at a road trip. You don't hop a plane and zip off halfway around the world. You slide in behind the wheel and get a grip, you feel the planet, you experience the travel. Travel becomes part of the...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 2:34 PM
The music industry might have taken the kid out of Hell’s Kitchen, N.Y., but for 1980s hip-hop and R&B artist Lisa Lisa, it never took it out of her heart.
Best known for being one-third of Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam with such hits as “All Cried...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 6:58 PM
BOSTON (AP) — As churches paused to mourn the dead and console the survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing Sunday, the city's police commissioner said the two suspects had such a large cache of weapons that they were probably planning other...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 5:44 AM
AVENTURA -- In case you missed our lengthy Sunday morning read on former Florida State cornerback and punt returner Greg Reid over the weekend, please pause for a moment, click this link and check it out.
I hope you enjoy that piece. In addition to it,...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Few things celebrate the end of winter like a great drive and enjoying the beach. Whether you can put the top down or not, members and editors of travel website VirtualTourist.com are sure you'll enjoy any of our "Top 10 Coastal Drives."
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:12 PM
Siriki Diabate left his four daughters, parents and three siblings behind in 2005 when he was forced to flee his native Ivory Coast after suffering a terrific beating by thugs who left him for dead.
He was working for a local newspaper at the time,...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 5:10 PM
The scientific name of the American shad, Alosa sapidissima, provides a hint as to why it is many people's favorite fish, and why the season when they swim upriver to their breeding grounds is so eagerly awaited. The name means "most delicious herring."...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:19 PM
The Atlantic Ocean is expected to churn out 18 named tropical storms, nine hurricanes and four major hurricanes during the season that stretches from June through November, according to a report released Wednesday by Colorado State University's...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 10:52 AM
MIAMI FIU has a press conference this afternoon to introduce Anthony Evans as the school's new basketball coach, but the real star in the room is FIU's new basketball court, which was finished this week.
The court features the Atlantic ocean on the...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:55 PM
The Atlantic Ocean could produce more "major" hurricanes this year than it did in 2012, according to a company that provides weather forecasts for corporate clients.
In an early hurricane forecast released Thursday, ImpactWeather Inc. predicted that 2013...