| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:03 AM
Families can book a second adjoining room at 50 percent off at the Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort in Curacao. With the Take (part of) Your Vacation Back offer, families can enjoy complimentary resort activities including beach volleyball, life-size...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:51 PM
A quiet hurricane season is helping property-casualty insurers have the most profitable year since 2007, when the recession began, but it doesn't mean the industry skated through the year without paying billions of dollars in claims for other types of...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:10 PM
With just one storm that made landfall in the United States, this year's Atlantic hurricane season officially ended Saturday as the weakest since 1982.
Hurricanes need moist air to form, and the low number of Atlantic hurricanes was due in large part to...
| Nov 27, 2013
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico Early in the second half on Tuesday night, St. Louis University ran pretty much a textbook two-on-one break, with Rob Loe passing to Jordair Jett, who drove to the basket.
Jett's layup didn't go in, and Loe followed up for the...
| Sep 15, 2013
When it comes to pirate tourism Connecticut often gets robbed of its fair share of the booty.
Sure, pirate activity in the Caribbean has inspired the Disney ride and a billion dollar film franchise, and the famous Blackbeard spent his later years...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
MEXICO CITY — Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is making an expanded push for more territory in the Caribbean Sea, appealing to international jurisprudence and rankling many of his neighbors.
Colombia was especially vocal, calling Nicaragua's...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Astronauts have been conducting experiments on rats in space for decades, but soon longtime Boomtown Rats frontman Bob Geldof will be able to conduct his own experiments aboard a private space flight. The Irish singer is one of a select few who have...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Americans know different European countries specialize in different foods — pasta from Italy, sausages from Germany, sauces from France, fish and chips from Great Britain.
The same is true of countries in Central America and South America, said...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:30 AM
On June 19, 2013, with sand between their toes, an azure blue ocean backdrop of the Caribbean Sea, and the sound of waves crashing on the shore, Paul and Louwanna Harne of Hagerstown renewed the marriage vows that they made to each other 50 years ago....
| May 23, 2013
| 1:41 PM
The Atlantic Ocean hurricane season this year is expected to be "active or extremely active," federal forecasters said Thursday.
The season, which runs from June 1 to Nov. 30, will bring 13 to 20 named storms, of which seven to 11 will be hurricanes,...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Welcome to part one of the shocking two-part season finale of "The Bachelorette," which, of course, Chris Harrison calls the "television event of the summer."
It better be good because most of the show’s viewers would rather have root canal than...