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  • Pump prices keep dipping on rising U.S. output

    Gasoline Gas prices continue to decline despite tensions in Iraq and Ukraine, thanks to rising U.S. output. Greater domestic supplies have led "to the cheapest gas prices for August in years," travel club AAA said. On Monday, the price of regular gas in...
  • 35 found in ship container were from Afghanistan, British police say

    35 found in ship container were from Afghanistan, British police say
    Thirty-five people found trapped inside a shipping container near a London-area port are from Afghanistan, British police said Sunday. Among those found in the container Saturday was a man who was pronounced dead at the scene at the Port of Tilbury on...
  • Blue Angels, foreign ships to play roles in 1812 celebration

    Blue Angels, foreign ships to play roles in 1812 celebration
    The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels and ships from six foreign countries will be going to Baltimore in September for the city's Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration. Closer to home, tourism officials are reminding visitors the author of the "The Star-...
  • Thirteen tourists found alive, two still missing after Indonesia ship sinks

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Bad weather was hampering a desperate search on Monday for two foreign tourists still missing after a boat traveling between two Indonesian islands sank at the weekend, although 13 more people had been plucked from the water alive,...
  • Australia defends detention of child asylum seekers

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's immigration minister defended his country's tough policies on asylum seekers on Friday, saying measures including the detention of children and denial of permanent visas were needed to stop dangerous people-smuggling...
  • South Florida fishing report

    Fishing report LAKE OKEECHOBEE Some nice bass were biting Zara Spooks and Rat-L-Traps around offshore weedlines and rocky reefs. EVERGLADES/FRESHWATER The King of the Glades club tournament this past weekend on Lake Osborne produced nine bass over 5...
  • What's happening in Annapolis, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., resort beaches

    What's happening in Annapolis, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., resort beaches
    City Annapolis, Spa Creek and Severn River. •The Wednesday Night Races, featuring more than 120 sailboats of all sizes, concludes its season next week. The regatta on the Severn River begins around 6 p.m., with the often spectacular finish on Spa...
  • At the Chicago Botanic Garden, all the pathways are yours

    At the Chicago Botanic Garden, all the pathways are yours
    It isn't easy to find all of the serene nooks and calming crannies at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Some of the paths at the park seem perfectly content to go only one way. At least a couple of the themed gardens are best reached by walking through...
  • Taking the Kids -- to New Orleans, and beyond

    Taking the Kids -- to New Orleans, and beyond
    Want a marshmallow? The 6-foot-long alligator, dubbed Otis by the locals, who's minus one foot and swimming alongside our boat certainly does. We're in the Honey Island Swamp in Slidell, Louisiana, on Louisiana’s Northshore on the Pearl River Swamp Eco...
  • Fresh seafood is the specialty in Apalachicola

    Fresh seafood is the specialty in Apalachicola
    The ideal base camp for the Florida Panhandle is Apalachicola, 75 miles southwest of Tallahassee. It has long been famous for its oysters, and lately for its demeanor: a historic fisherman's haven with stylish inns and galleries but solid Old South roots....
  • In Antigua, a honeymoon for three

    The twin Yamaha motors of the Carlisle Bay 2 fired up, and Skipper Cleve pivoted the boat west, skimming the smooth waters that stroked the white southern beaches of Antigua. Our resort, the Carlisle Bay, had no sooner disappeared than its neighbor,...
  • Aquino says Chinese survey ships seen in Philippine waters

    MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Benigno Aquino said two Chinese survey vessels had been sighted in a gas-rich area of its exclusive economic zone, raising concerns of heightened tensions in the disputed South China Sea. China claims almost the...