| Aug 20, 2012
| 5:46 AM
LAKE CHELAN, Wash. - Here are three games you can play on a half-day outing aboard a rented motorboat as you explore this fjordlike lake, one of Washington's favorite spots for sun fun:
-Barbie's Dream House: Which classic lakefront cottage - or which...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:07 PM
DULUTH, Minn. - I crossed the dunes at Park Point and took in the wide expanse of beach. The August heat was rising, the sky shone a brilliant blue, and a teenaged lifeguard in red trunks climbed the ladder to his chair, with not a swimmer in sight. I...
| Oct 4, 2010
| 7:19 PM
I am not given to conspiracies. I think Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone, that we really did land on the moon and that President Barack Obama probably was born in America.
However, I do have personal proof that corn-based ethanol is part of a radical Al...
| May 18, 2011
| 9:54 AM
MIAMI — We've got boat rides. We've got paddlewheelers and pirate ships, air boats and catamarans. Speedboats, glass-bottom boats, schooners, yachts and purpose-built tour boats.
We've got fast rides, slow rides and hop-on, hop-off boat tours...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 3:51 PM
Every writer has two lives: The life that contains elements common to all lives — birth and death and everything in between — and a second life. The second life is another thing entirely. It consists of the world's reaction to the writer's...
| Apr 21, 2012
Don Backe and Karl Guerra share more than a love for sailing: After their lives were transformed by tragedy, both men used the sport and the organization they now run to regain their sense of purpose.
Backe helped found Chesapeake Region Accessible...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 9:12 AM
Remember last week when the teams carried their beds into a remote Malawi village? They then slept in private huts. Enjoy this moment from Ernie: "Home sweet home. Got my mosquito netting, just like at home. Got my straw roof, just like at home."...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 10:18 AM
WEST HOLLYWOOD (KTLA) -- The chief executive officer of National Lampoon Inc., the company that produced the movie "Animal House" and the "Vacation" franchise, was arrested for allegedly operating a $200 million Ponzi scheme, the FBI said.
| Apr 6, 2011
Abby Sunderland is sitting barefoot aboard her brother's boat in Marina del Rey on a recent morning, her blond hair fluttering in the light breeze. The only physical evidence of the five months she traveled by herself at sea before her sailboat rolled...
| Oct 23, 2011
Patrick Lynch, while serving as general manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, received hundreds of thousands of dollars from a stadium contractor who deposited the money in a Miami bank, according to interviews and documents.
The contractor, Tony...
| Nov 15, 2010
| 4:32 AM
If you're shopping for an SUV that can tow your boat or camper and provide room for the family, the 2011 Durango makes a pretty strong case for itself. Even if you don't have anything to tow, the Durango's cruising......