| Feb 8, 2014
| 1:42 PM
DUBAI, Feb 9 (Reuters) - An Iranian naval officer said a
number of warships had been ordered to approach U.S. maritime
borders as a response to the stationing of U.S. vessels in the
Gulf, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Saturday.
| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:19 AM
C's for Cancer, an all-volunteer group that supports the Lake-Sumter Unit of the American Cancer Society, is having a day trip to Ponce Inlet, south of Daytona Beach on March 5.
Visitors can climb up 203 interior spiral steps to the top of Ponce Inlet...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:30 PM
The United States Coast Guard has joined in the search for two people after a suspected migrant boat capsized in the Atlantic Ocean waters about 75 miles northeast of West Palm Beach.
Seven people have been rescued, while three bodies were recovered,...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:07 AM
I was 15 the first time I flew to a non-English-speaking country by myself, an experience at once terrifying, thrillingly adult and exceedingly small potatoes compared to that of Laura Dekker, the Dutch teenager who sailed around the world alone from 2010...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Mary Hutchings Reed had three Ivy League degrees, launched her legal career in 1976 and became a partner in one of Chicago's best-known law firms, Winston & Strawn. She specialized in marketing, advertising, trademark, publishing, copyrights and...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:28 PM
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany — I am looking at a piece of the Hindenburg — or, rather, its replica: its lounge, reading and writing room, passenger cabins and smoking room (yes, there was one) and bar. It's part of the Zeppelin Museum, in the...
| Jan 28, 2014
Illinois is a stinking mess.
A steaming heap of suffocating debt, endless greed, blind self-interest and numbing incompetence. How we've been able to survive this long without plunging into the abyss is beyond me, and all reason.
No need here to...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 9:19 AM
On Feb.. 7, 1964 -- 50 years ago today -- John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr arrived in the United States and in so doing turned Beatlemania worldwide. “It is now 6:30 a.m., Beatle time,” enthused a WMCA radio DJ....
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:01 AM
By Mitch Lipka
Feb 6 (Reuters) - With news of two big ships cutting short
their journeys last week because so many passengers got sick,
the idea of booking a vacation on a cruise ship might be looking
But the thought of missing out on a great...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:39 AM
It was early evening on Jan. 27, 1967 when tragedy first struck NASA. The three astronauts set to be the first manned mission of the Apollo lunar landing program were testing ahead of their planned February launch when fire broke at 6:31 p.m. during a...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 1:01 PM
While Huntington Beach restaurant Slapfish has endured the typical trials and tribulations of a new business, its owners are now reeling in success and ready to cast a wide net into the Middle East.
On a recent afternoon, founders Andrew Gruel and...