| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
His wife calls him an egotist, NASA calls him a genius, and his friends call him a sore loser and insufferable winner.
Bob Farquhar says they're all right.
"I not only want to get things done, I want to be in your face at the end," the 82-year-old...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:56 PM
JUNEAU Alaska (Reuters) - Alaska's humpback whales swam a little closer on Wednesday to losing their status as an endangered species after being federally protected for more than 40 years, a U.S. agency said.
Alaska in a Feb. 26 petition asked federal...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:00 AM
As the United States prepares to celebrate the Fourth of July, the weather is preparing to supply the fireworks in the form of the first named Atlantic hurricane of the season.
Tropical Storm Arthur, carrying winds of 40 mph, was about 95 miles off...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:45 AM
The latest forecasts for Tropical Storm Arthur show it well off the coast of the Delmarva peninsula as it passes by on the Fourth of July, but before that it could brush the Outer Banks as a Category 1 hurricane.
The National Hurricane Center's...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 11:37 PM
Blue whales cluster for long periods in the busy shipping lanes off the California coast, according to a new study that raises concern about collisions between vessels and the endangered animals.
“It’s an unhappy coincidence,” said...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:37 AM
Expect another day with afternoon showers and storms.
South Florida's Wednesday forecast calls for partly sunny skies with highs in the upper 80s, lows in the mid 70s and a 70 percent chance of rain, mainly after 2 p.m. The chance of rain remains high...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:58 AM
NOAA has predicted one to two major hurricanes this season, and Hurricane Arthur will probably not be one of them.
Arthur is "not a bellwether," said Dennis Feltgen, spokesman for the National Hurricane Center. "We are not forecasting it to be a major...
| May 3, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Shrimp fishermen were in for a shock when they pulled in an incredibly rare goblin shark off of Key West, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
This marks the second time a goblin shark has ever been recorded in the Gulf of...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 8:40 AM
The rediscovery near the Golden Gate Bridge of a 202-foot-long passenger steamship that sank in 1888 is being hailed as restoring an important historical link to San Francisco’s early Chinese American community.
The City of Chester was headed up...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Overfishing and warming waters are combining to create a potent one-two punch that threatens significant harm to New England's already beleaguered fish and fishermen. Fortunately, there is one thing we can do to help cushion both blows: protect ocean...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 9:04 AM
When a storm appears on the horizon, people try to get as much information as possible.
Here are websites and apps to help you track storms and learn more about preparations.
National Hurricane Center, nhc.noaa.gov – This is your first...