| Dec 29, 2013
To many readers, environmental stories are dead on arrival. They lack human characters, the thinking goes, and they're predictable: a creature or ecosystem is gravely damaged by humanity's greed. So maybe it's best not to bill "Full Fathom Five: Ocean...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 6:23 AM
Royal Caribbean offers a three-night Bahamas cruise for as little as $96 per person, based on double occupancy.
The Majest of the Seas sails out of PortMiami with stops in Coco Cay and Nassau.
The $96 deal, as of Nov. 20, 2013, is on inside cabin for...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:52 AM
For the first time ever Disney Cruise Line is sailing three ships out of Port Canaveral, marking the beginning of a year of expansion for the cruise industry in Central Florida.
The line repositioned the recently refurbished Disney Magic, which had been...
| Dec 26, 2013
When the kids tire of their holiday gifts and start whining that they've got nothing to do, just hand them some holiday wrapping paper, crepe paper, cardboard, glue and some wire.
Challenge them to create a costume. That's what thousands of Bahamians...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Thanks to the popularity of his "Goosebumps" novels, R.L. Stine, 69, is referred to by many fans as the Stephen King of children's books. He says that when he does book tours, he often meets people who said his books "traumatized" them when they were...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:09 AM
"The Office" actor Craig Robinson was detained and ordered to pay a fine Wednesday in the Bahamas for drug possession, according to reports.
The actor, who played upwardly mobile warehouse foreman Darryl Philbin on the NBC comedy and has appeared in...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:57 PM
There’s no place like home – especially for lemon sharks about to give birth.
Despite absences as long as 17 years, the pregnant sharks returned to the exact spot in the Bahamas where they were born when they were ready to become mothers,...
| Dec 12, 2013
Most of Chicago's major zoos and museums are more than just showpieces for their collections, animal or anthropological.
Two new scientific studies — both based in the Bahamas and deriving from 18 or more years of work there — highlight...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Southwest Airlines will make its first international flights July 1, including flights between Baltimore and Aruba, the Bahamas and Jamaica, as the carrier takes over routes flown by subsidiary AirTran Airways.
Daily flights will operate between...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Alec Baldwin had choice words for the TSA following a return trip from the Bahamas, taking to Twitter yet again to air his grievances. And this time it had nothing to do with "Words With Friends."
The tempermental "Blue Jasmine" actor, 55, got peeved...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:00 AM
There was a lot of hype following Jake Layman into his freshman year at Maryland. The 6-foot-8 forward from the Boston suburbs had made a dramatic leap in national recruiting rankings between his junior and senior seasons in high school, then got...