| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Swedish skinny dippers, you may want to pull on your swim trunks.
A sharp-toothed pacu fish has been caught in the Danish-Swedish strait of Oresund, putting swimmers on edge because of its resemblance to a piranha.
But Scandinavian fish experts say...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:35 PM
NBA superstar Kobe Bryant may be focused on bouncing back from his injury, but the Lakers shooting guard is up to more than running on a treadmill. He and his wife, Vanessa, have put one of their houses in Newport Coast up for sale at $8.599 million....
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:22 AM
A shark attack on a surfer Sunday was the latest in a series of such incidents off the Hawaiian coast this year, a skein that has injured several swimmers and closed beaches and last week led to a dramatic rescue by two good Samaritans of a German tourist...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Mark Wahlberg has sold his home in the 90210 ZIP Code for $12.995 million — $1 million less than the actor-producer was asking when he listed it two years ago.
The contemporary Mediterranean estate, built in 1985, has been updated throughout its...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky have purchased a Malibu estate from actors Paul Hogan and Linda Kozlowski for $4.8 million.
The remodeled home, built in 1992 and set on an acre, has ocean views, vaulted ceilings and a library. A Victorian exterior...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 1:25 PM
The "brain-eating amoeba" may sound like the gruesome concoction of a comic book writer, but unfortunately, it is all too real.
Twelve-year-old Kali Harding was the latest person to be infected by the amoeba earlier this month, a spokeswoman for the...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:44 PM
"House M.D." actress Olivia Wilde has sold her Los Feliz home for $2,190,950.
The Spanish villa, built in 1929, features a courtyard entry, original Malibu tile, stained glass, wood floors and beamed ceilings. There are French doors, a screening room...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:44 PM
NBA phenom LeBron James wore a red tux with black lapels. U.S. soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo donned a short black and white dress. Hurdler Lolo Jones glowed in a yellow, halter-neck cocktail dress. Olympic gold-medal swimmer Michael Phelps was in a suit...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 9:01 AM
With her lips and tongue swollen, U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad edged closer to Florida on Monday in her attempt to become the first person to swim the treacherous waters from Cuba to Key West without a shark cage.
Nyad has made it farther than in...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 1:49 PM
In the end, emerging from the great big ocean wearing a blue swimming cap and goggles -- and having swum roughly 110 miles in 52 hours and 54 minutes -- Diana Nyad still had enough strength to walk ashore Monday.
Failing four times over the years, on...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:02 PM
As Diana Nyad crawled out of the sea Monday, she was a wobbly, disoriented ball of inspiration for our times, a rebuke to the idea that we age out of our dreams.
It took her five tries, but she finally swam unprotected from Cuba to Key West, Fla....