| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:07 PM
PANAMA CANAL ZONE — During a recent tour of the historic locks here, Vice President Joe Biden helped an operator flip the switches to open the gates and then stepped out onto a balcony to watch a gargantuan vessel pass through.
A hundred yards...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
In 1956, the world's first container ship, the Ideal X, sailed from New York harbor to the Port of Houston. Instead of sacks and crates stuffed in a musty hull, the ship carried 58 neatly packed containers on its deck. Shipping costs fell drastically...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:10 PM
After touring the expansion of the Panama Canal, Vice President Joe Biden and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Tuesday they plan to increase their advocacy for a proposed CSX transfer station in Baltimore.
"You had [Panama] President [Ricardo]...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 2:46 PM
PANAMA CANAL ZONE — After waiting out an early-afternoon downpour, Vice President Joe Biden and the U.S. delegation emerged into the humid heat to tour the $5.2-billion canal expansion.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake snapped pictures...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Virulent opposition among West Baltimore residents to a proposed CSX Transportation cargo facility in their neighborhood has raised more questions about the viability of the long-studied project.
It also has disrupted key conversations on growth at...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:33 AM
Let's keep America beautiful and save certain types of clothes for bedroom use only.
Paul Francis Nett, 60, is accused of wearing nothing but thong briefs in front of his Panama City Beach home -- and pulling the tiny covering aside to expose himself, ...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Princess Cruises offers an 11-night Panama Canal cruise with five southern Caribbean stops on the Coral Princess for as little as $699, based on double occupancy.
The Coral Princess sails out of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale on an 11-night itinerary...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 12:01 PM
A Newport Beach man who prosecutors say ran a Ponzi scheme that stole nearly $3 million from investors has been extradited from Panama to face trial in Orange County.
Thomas F. Tarbutton allegedly fled to Brazil in 2011 after charges were filed and...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 4:26 AM
The plot has thickened in Caryville, a small Panhandle town, in a case of adverse possession gone awry: Some folks apparently may have made a grave mistake by stealing their own burial plots, reports WJHG ABC News-7 in Panama City.
"You have to pay to be...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Last July, I planned to visit a friend in the Florida panhandle. After shopping online for cheap airfares to Panama City Beach, I thought I found a reasonable price. At the airport, I was informed that this flight was booked to Panama City,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
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