| Aug 24, 2014
Labor Day weekend, summer's last official hurrah, is this weekend. If you don't already have plans, consider a picnic with family or friends. Hampton Roads offers plenty of beaches and parks where you can spread a blanket and enjoy the day. For a complete...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 8:13 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lifeguards and dive teams in California on Sunday recovered the body of a 17-year-old exchange student from Ghana whose kayak capsized near San Diego, officials said.
Abdul Razak Shanun's body was spotted near San Diego's Mission Bay...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 8:36 AM
NANJING China (Reuters) - American teenager Noah Lyles stormed to victory in the men's 200 meters sprint on Sunday to provide the United States with their first gold medal in track and field at the Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China.
| Aug 8, 2014
| 11:42 AM
A few years ago, just a splash from the Chicago River would have triggered calls to Poison Control. Now, the river is slowly putting its toxic past behind it and welcoming fish and humans—even the young and permeable of pore—to ply its waters....
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:05 AM
BELLINGHAM, Wash. I'm a reformed East Coast tailgater, though still an impatient driver at heart. I don't go at what you would call "Driving Miss Daisy" speed.
But Chuckanut Drive? It can slow me down like no speed bump or speed-limit sign can.
| Aug 30, 2014
A canoe trail will be closed Tuesday at the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge to allow workers to remove non-native vegetation.
The vegetation, which was not identified in a refuge press release, has made it difficult to paddle...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 7:07 PM
LEHIGH COUNTY CHIEFS OF POLICE ASSOCIATION will host a Citizens Police Academy, 6-9 p.m., weekly, Sept. 9 to Nov. 25, at Lehigh Carbon Technical Institute, 4500 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville. Topics include fingerprinting, firearms...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:49 PM
The kayak fishing was world-class Saturday in Summer Slam Part 2 in Pompano Beach.
The 108 kayaks that took off by the Pompano Fishing Pier came back with loads of kingfish, a big wahoo and an even bigger cobia. The cobia was a first for the Extreme...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Archaeologist Torben Rick watched with frustration as pounding surf clawed at one of North America's oldest homesteads, a massive heap of village foundations, cutting tools, beads and kitchen discards left behind over the last 13,000 years.
| Aug 13, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Hooray for Hollywood! Hollywood Beach, that is. This sun-splashed mecca has evolved into a must-go-to destination. It's South Beach sans the over-the-top bling-bling -- and a lot more family-friendly. As a teen, I hung out here every...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:42 PM
Before leaving the beach at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort on Saturday morning, Tod Novak prepared his 7-year-old kayaking partner and little brother for the day.
"All right Moises, this one is yours," he said, handing over a paddle at least twice as...