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  • Turbulent voyage: the Cuban baseball pipeline

    The clandestine journey from decaying ballparks to major league stadiums can be treacherous, degrading and expensive for Cuban baseball players who risk their lives on sea crossings only to be auctioned off by smugglers demanding an exorbitant cut of...
  • Exploring rugged Russia and its volcanoes

     Exploring rugged Russia and its volcanoes
    Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula really isn't all that far from the United States, when you consider how far Alaska's Aleutian Islands reach into the Pacific. Of course, you don't just fly from the Aleutians to this rugged Siberian area, which contains more...
  • Steamboats paddled up fun in old days

    Steamboats paddled up fun in old days
    In 1915, when Broward County was incorporated, steamboating was at its peak. Given the amount of water in the area, paddle boats were the way to travel — or to party. Shallow draft steamboats ferried tourists from Fort Lauderdale to Fort Myers, via...
  • New modern riverboats to join U.S. cruise line's paddle-wheelers

    New modern riverboats to join U.S. cruise line's paddle-wheelers
    With river cruising booming, expect to see more riverboats coming to U.S. rivers and waterways in the next few years. American Cruise Lines, known for its old-school paddle-wheelers, announced last week plans to build modern riverboats with open decks,...
  • Details on new Seven Seas Explorer revealed

    Details on new Seven Seas Explorer revealed
    Regent Seven Seas revealed a closer look at what its newest ship, the Seven Seas Explorer, will look like when it debuts in 2016. Think marble, crystal, mahogany, leather and hand-blown glass. The 54,000-ton, all-suite vessel is taking shape at...
  • Check out the latest new releases by Hampton Roads authors

     Check out the latest new releases by Hampton Roads authors
    Is one of your New Year resolutions to read more in 2015, or perhaps try a new genre or author? Check out the latest local-author additions to the Daily Press bookshelf. Fiction "The Cruiser: A Dan Lenson Novel" by David Poyer. Fiction/Military/...
  • TCA 15: 'Fresh Off the Boat' producers talk changing perceptions

    TCA 15: 'Fresh Off the Boat' producers talk changing perceptions
    "I don't think you guys have seen a TCA stage with this many Asian faces on it in a long time..." Eddie Huang, the author of "Fresh Off the Boat," on which the upcoming ABC family comedy is based, made the observation Wednesday at a panel for the show...
  • Don't believe Rob Konrad's incredible survival story? These people do

    Don't believe Rob Konrad's incredible survival story? These people do
    Former Dolphin Rob Konrad played five seasons in the NFL, but experts say his most extraordinary athletic feat came last week during a death-defying ordeal in the Atlantic Ocean. Holding on to nothing except his desire to live after falling off his boat,...
  • More people sailing on world cruises

    More people sailing on world cruises
    More people are setting sail on months-long cruises that can stop at dozens of ports around the globe. They're known as world and grand cruises, and five will leave Port Everglades this year. The roster includes Holland America Line's ms Amsterdam,...
  • Pictures in the News | Jan. 7, 2015

     
    In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, people gather in solidarity for the victims of a terror attack against a satirical newspaper in Paris. Masked gunmen stormed the offices of Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 people, including the paper's editor, before...
  • Seven Seas Explorer might redefine luxury, starting with a $5,000 suite

    Seven Seas Explorer might redefine luxury, starting with a $5,000 suite
    What does top-tier luxury on a cruise ship look like? Regent Seven Seas Cruises on Tuesday offered a peek at the Seven Seas Explorer, still under construction, whose wow factor is a spacious two-bedroom suite that comes with a daily price tag of $5,000...