| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:59 AM
Ten years ago Hurricane Charley came barreling up Interstate 4 beginning Florida's season of tropical pain.
Charley first formed as a tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean on Aug. 9 and so began the summer of our discontent. It organized just north...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Q: My husband had the Snapper at Oceans 234 for dinner last night. The fish was superb, perfectly cooked with a delicious, crunchy crust. I would love to replicate it for an upcoming dinner party. Can you please ask the chef for the recipe? —...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Seventy miles off Ocean City, scientists aboard the federal research vessel Henry B. Bigelow are exploring a lush underwater landscape that until recently few would have imagined — colorful corals clinging to the rocky slopes of deep-sea canyons....
| Aug 10, 2014
| 5:05 AM
To the editor: Jose Antonio Vargas refuses to face the truth: that he is indeed an "illegal immigrant." ("What is being an American? Immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas has some ideas," Op-Ed, Aug. 5)
He insists on being classified as...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Cook County biologists got the chance to study a type of wildlife rarely spotted in the Chicago area when a fisherman in Orland Park found a surprise wriggling at the end of his line: a two-and-a-half-foot long, five-pound American eel.
It's the third...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 11:30 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott signed the state's $77 billion budget nearly two months ago. But Monday, his office announced how $15.9 million of it would be spent on 11 sections of the bike-trail known as the "Coast to Coast Connector" in Central...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:21 AM
There’s nothing more refreshing than a free, or low-cost libation to launch a summer getaway to Florida or the Americas. Here are some toast-worthy offers to consider this season.
At Miami, South Beach And Vero Beach In Florida:
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Holidays are a lucky time for a treasure-hunting family from Sanford.
Last year on Labor Day, the Schmitts made national news when they pulled several pieces of a solid gold chain — more than 60 feet in all — from the water off the coast...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:08 AM
The newest hotels in South Florida are already making a name for themselves.
Open just since March, the Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach has earned the top spot for the city on TripAdvisor, followed in second place by another newcomer, The Redbury...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 3:21 PM
The F-4D Phantom jet parked in a hangar at Orlando Executive Airport does not look like much now, its paint faded and scratched, stripped of its engines and instruments. But it once was considered the mightiest flying machine in America's war arsenal....
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Crystal Cruises on Thursday announced its first cruise along the icy Northwest Passage from Alaska to New York on an itinerary that took two years to plan. The 900-mile journey sails through more than 20 waterways and stops in places such as Canada's...