| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:08 PM
America used to be an extraordinary country. We thought big. We even dreamed big. Even when we were 13 relatively insignificant states sitting on the very edge of the Atlantic Ocean, leaders like Thomas Jefferson could foresee us as a great country...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:49 AM
AbbVie Inc. appears to be on the verge of a $53.7 billion takeover that would change its corporate address to the United Kingdom. Abbott Laboratories agreed Monday to sell part of its generic drug business for $5.3 billion, structuring the sale in a way...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:11 PM
The Obama administration took a step closer Friday to allowing oil and gas exploration off the Mid-Atlantic and South Atlantic coasts, drawing praise from the energy industry and criticism from environmentalists.
The Interior Department's Bureau of Ocean...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 2:34 PM
"Fish on!" called P.J. Klavon, as he reached for a trap hauled from the placid waters of the Tred Avon River. Inside the black metal cage wriggled a single white perch, a safe distance from a blue crab.
The fish weren't exactly jumping last week into...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 11:35 AM
A patch of rainy, windy weather in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean has become better organized in the past few hours and is given a 70 percent chance of strengthening into a tropical depression, according to a 2 p.m. advistory from the National Hurricane...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The property market in Brazil appears to be heating up and, mark my words, I plan to dive in with the zeal of seasoned real estate pros like Donald Trump or that Barbara woman from "Shark Tank."
At issue is what to do with 12 soccer stadiums that were...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:20 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. The W.E. Hutton is one of hundreds of wrecks off the North Carolina coast, known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic, where treacherous currents, shifting sands and strong storms have feasted on ships for centuries.
Earlier this month, the...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 6:51 PM
The fortune-tellers hawk their services along the boardwalk, offering to read palms, study tarot cards and gaze into crystal balls for $5.
But for free, you can get most anyone along the seaside stretch to peer into the future, and it doesn't look...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
While those who live in and around Maryland know something about the water-based diversions in the Free State, chances are they haven’t explored a fraction of what there is to see and do—especially in summer, when tubing, kayaking and...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:59 AM
A Chicagoan studying at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign died in Brazil this week and, in an unrelated incident, a second student went missing over the weekend while swimming off that country’s coast, university officials said...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 12:06 AM
For the past week, Robert Suhay has often imagined sailing the Chesapeake Bay, visualizing various tide patterns, weather conditions and landmarks as he tames the vast body of water. That mental exercise has helped the long-distance sailor keep his...