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  • Freed Hikers Land in New York After 2 Years in Iran

    Freed Hikers Land in New York After 2 Years in Iran
    NEW YORK -- "We lived in a world of lies and false hope," Fattal said, an American who on Sunday described his and fellow hiker Shane Bauer's two years in solitary confinement in an Iranian prison as "the worst experience of our lives." "They told us ......
  • Americans Convicted In Iran As Spies Arrive In U.S.

    Two U.S. citizens sentenced in Iran to eight years in jail for spying arrived in New York on Sunday accompanied by family four days after being released by Iranian authorities. Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal made the last leg of their journey home after...
  • Navy Recovers Body of Missing San Diego-Based Sailor

    Navy Recovers Body of Missing San Diego-Based Sailor
    SAN DIEGO (KTLA) -- The U.S. Navy says it has recovered the body of a sailor who fell overboard from a San Diego-based guided-missile destroyer Tuesday in the Gulf of Oman. The sailor was aboard the USS Halsey and was discovered missing after failing...
  • Woman sailor lost at sea identified

    Woman sailor lost at sea identified
    SAN DIEGO -- The Pentagon Friday formally announced the death of a San Diego-based sailor in the Gulf of Oman in the Middle East. Petty Officer Dominique Cruz, 26, of Panama City, Fla., was found during search and rescue operations on Wednesday in the...
  • LA Times: Pirate says hijacked yacht is approaching Somalia coast

    LA Times: Pirate says hijacked yacht is approaching Somalia coast
    A  yacht occupied by a Seattle and California couple,  hijacked by pirates was headed for the coast of Somalia, one pirate told reporters in Africa. The LA Times is reporting that the pirate told several news organizations in the Somali capital of...
  • Locals weigh in on dangers of pirate-filled seas

    Newport Beach sailors could only imagine the horror. The four Americans allegedly shot dead by pirates off the coast of Oman on Tuesday morning were like any other "yachties" — couples, friends and families who sail the world's oceans in search...
  • Win the FOX Rocks Lunchbox!

    Win the FOX Rocks Lunchbox!
    Sign up to win the Fox Rocks Lunchbox! K-Mack announces a new winner every Monday and Thursday at 10am drawn from all entries. We visit the winner at work and deliver the coveted FOX ROCKS LUNCH BOX, filled with great prizes every Tuesday and Friday...
  • As disease attacks her kidneys, a Williamsburg woman fights back with fitness

    As disease attacks her kidneys, a Williamsburg woman fights back with fitness
    Heather Oman had never heard of polycystic kidney disease until she was diagnosed with it in January 2006. She's 35. A wife and mother of two children, ages 3 and 8. There is no cure. Average age of morbidity: 58. "But that is changing. Kidney...
  • Chesapeake center joins Riverside and UVA in radiosurgery partnership

    Chesapeake center joins Riverside and UVA in radiosurgery partnership
    More residents of Hampton Roads will have access to high-tech treatments for cancer thanks to an agreement announced Thursday between the Riverside and University of Virginia Radiosurgery Center in Newport News and Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. The...
  • Travel info on world cruises

    Here is some information from Cruise Lines International Assn. members that offer world or "grand cruises." A few lines based in other countries also offer similar voyages. Most 2012 world cruises started in January, but there may be availability on...
  • USS Lincoln is first carrier to enter Strait of Hormuz since Iran threat

    USS Lincoln is first carrier to enter Strait of Hormuz since Iran threat
    Flanked by British and French ships, the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier moved through the Strait of Hormuz without incident Sunday despite recent threats from Iran. The U.S. Naval Forces Central Command said in a statement that the Lincoln...