| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:48 PM
NEW YORK — As Superstorm Sandy roared ashore a year ago, the Atlantic Ocean swelled into the streets of Breezy Point, triggering a conflagration that devoured home after home in this neighborhood perched on a sliver of land on the fringes of New...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:12 AM
It didn't take storm Sandy one year ago to interest Munich Re, parent company of Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co., in climate and meteorological research.
The German reinsurer has been exploring the subject since the 1970s and has...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:44 PM
It's only a half-mile, but the bicycle path that the state has committed to build next summer in downtown Titusville could be the beginning of a trail that cuts through the heart of Central Florida and connects the east and west coasts.
"This is the...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:00 AM
A commercially built spacecraft packed with cargo is now hurtling at 17,500 mph through outer space on course to rendezvous with the International Space Station.
The capsule was launched Wednesday atop a 13-story rocket off the coast of Virginia at 7:58...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Two Bahamian citizens were stranded for eight days on their capsized boat in the Atlantic Ocean before they were rescued Saturday by the U.S. Coast Guard off the Florida coast, officials said.
The Coast Guard, which located the boat east of Riviera...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Check out festivals and events in November 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)
Nov. 1-3: Melbourne Air and Space...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The water thunders down — 700,000 gallons per second, in fact — as we stand underneath Niagara Falls on the famous Hurricane Deck, part of the Cave of the Winds tour. We're totally soaked, but we don't care.
The sheer power of the water...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:56 AM
After a seven-year fling in Las Vegas, the Miss America Pageant is returning in a week to its birthplace, Atlantic City, N.J.
The pageant began in 1921 as a beachfront bathing-suit contest between beauty competition winners from eight Northeastern...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Regulators approved more than $1 billion in state-directed power contracts on Wednesday, but not without expressing their doubts about whether some benefits of the clean, cheap electricity would accrue to Connecticut.
The state Public Utilities...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:41 PM
The year's 13th tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean formed Monday and was expected to become Tropical Storm Lorenzo by Tuesday, though the tropics overall remain more subdued than had been expected earlier this year.
The depression was about 650...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 10:04 PM
I just attended my high school reunion. The year is insignificant because you don't count them anymore after such a long time. Suffice it to say we are getting very long in the tooth.
It was fun to meet old friends and renew old friendships. It was...