| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Law enforcement agenices in Mendocino County and surrounding areas searched Wednesday for armed suspects who shot a deputy, media in Northern California reported.
Mendocino County law enforcement officials closed Highway 1 near MacKerricher State Park...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 9:42 AM
It's hard to imagine what Hurd State Park would look like if Jesse S. Miller had won.
Places within the 940-acre park in East Hampton, like the popular "Split Rock" — a granite fissure on the northern edge of White Mountain with its tremendous...
| Mar 29, 2014
In reporting hundreds of these travel columns, I've had the chance to drive many of Florida's scenic roads.
West of Tallahassee on State Road 12, the rural path through tiny destinations unpublicized in guidebooks — Greensboro, Bristol,...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:30 AM
If you're looking for dreamy beaches this summer, TripAdvisor travelers suggest Sancho Bay on a remote Brazilian island in the Atlantic Ocean as the 2014 best beach in the world. The website's fans also give high marks to beaches in Hawaii, ranking...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 8:06 PM
MAKENA STATE PARK, Hawaii — After a record year of attacks across the Hawaii archipelago, sharks were not far from Colin Dececco's mind as the sun went down on the long white strip of sand here on a recent Sunday evening.
He and his daughter had...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:10 PM
The Berns Environmental Study Loop at Crystal Cove State Park opens to the public Saturday with festivities that also kick off a yearlong celebration of the 150th anniversary of California State Parks.
The free event, from 1 to 6 p.m. in Moro Canyon,...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 2:49 PM
It took 20 million years of wind and water erosion to form an eye-catching, mushroom-shaped boulder in a Utah state park. Heaving the stone off its perch took a man just 10 seconds, and the action sparked international disgust.
A pair of former Boy...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Check out festivals and events in February across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Feb. 1: First Saturday Jam,...
| Feb 9, 2014
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO INDIANAPOLIS
From LAX, American and Delta offer nonstop service to Indianapolis; Southwest offers direct service (stop, no change of plane) and American, Southwest, Delta, Frontier, United and US Airways offer connecting...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 9:34 PM
Despite the cold weather — and also because of it — thousands of people are grabbing their binoculars this winter and heading out to find bald eagles in Illinois.
Chances are better than ever they'll see scenes like the one Thursday near...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Near twenty years have passed away
Since here I bid farewell
To woods and fields, and scenes of play,
And playmates loved so well….
From "My Childhood Home I See Again," by Abraham Lincoln, 1846
LINCOLN CITY, Ind. — Abe Lincoln...