| Nov 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
MOSCOW — Political science professor Sergei Medvedev, a longtime lover and explorer of the Arctic, drew the ire of Russian President Vladimir Putin when he recently called for international protection of the icy northern region in the face of...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Decades of importing crude from the vast Arabian deserts left many people believing that America's dependence on foreign oil was as inevitable as the tide. But sweeping changes in the way oil and gas are extracted are challenging that assumption.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:51 PM
If the graceful aerialists, mighty strongmen and goofy clown humor of the circus puts stars in your eyes, you’ll enjoy Sarasota. John Ringling of Ringling Brothers circus fame not only made a home there but left his imprint on the county known today...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Three years after a cataclysmic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, oil producer BP announced Monday that active oil cleanup had ended in three states hit by the disaster.
The gulf, the company said, is getting back to normal, a claim contested by...
| May 2, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The seafood is safe to eat and the Gulf of Mexico tourism industry is recovering three years after the nation’s worst offshore oil spill spewed more than 200 million gallons of crude oil into the waters off Louisiana. But despite that BP-sponsored...
| May 28, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Federal scientists for the first time have mapped the migration patterns and feeding grounds of Kemp’s ridley sea turtle in the Gulf of Mexico, and the study reveals that the favored feeding sites for the endangered turtles overlap with the most-...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Currently a Tropical Storm, but expected to reach Category 2 hurricane strength before it makes landfall on the Gulf Coast, the weather system known as Isaac has already proven to be a major headache for Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher and his staff this...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:33 PM
South Walton, on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, is offering an array of events to take advantage of mild weather and the stunning white sands and turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Here's a partial list of the family-oriented holiday events:...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 1:03 PM
There's more to a beach vacation than sand and surf.
Distilled to those basic elements, every Florida beach getaway might seem the same. Yet there are also infinite variables that imprint distinct personalities to stretches of the state's 1,250 miles...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 8:40 AM
For an escape from the hustle of normal Tampa Bay civilization, set your sights on Fort De Soto Park, an absolutely stunning retreat. It's part of St. Petersburg, but seems to be from a faraway world. Located on the Gulf of Mexico, it bears a military...
| May 6, 2013
| 6:46 AM
St. Pete Beach is a barrier island in Pinellas county with award-winning, beautiful beaches on the Gulf of Mexico. With miles of pristine white sand, St. Pete Beach offers visitors a variety of views, activities and Florida sun.
St. Pete Beach is nestled...
| Sep 21, 2012
A Coast Guard crew out of Belle Chasse rescued two men after their plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico.
The men were traveling from Bay Town, Texas, to Sarasota, Florida.
Both men are from Texas and were taken to Ochsner Medical Center as a...