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  • Toothy pacu fish caught in Swedish waters; skinny dippers are warned

    Toothy pacu fish caught in Swedish waters; skinny dippers are warned
    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...
  • Kobe Bryant lists Newport Coast home for sale

    Kobe Bryant lists Newport Coast home for sale
    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....
  • Hawaii authorities urge calm after yet another shark attack

    Hawaii authorities urge calm after yet another shark attack
    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...
  • Home sale brings pain and gain to Mark Wahlberg

    Home sale brings pain and gain to Mark Wahlberg
    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...
  • Hemsworth, Pataky buy estate of 'Crocodile Dundee' stars

    Hemsworth, Pataky buy estate of 'Crocodile Dundee' stars
    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...
  • Girl sickened after lake swim: What is a brain-eating amoeba?

    Girl sickened after lake swim: What is a brain-eating amoeba?
    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...
  • 'House M.D.' actress Olivia Wilde sells Los Feliz home

    'House M.D.' actress Olivia Wilde sells Los Feliz home
    "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...
  • ESPYs' red carpet lets athletes strut their fashion stuff

    ESPYs' red carpet lets athletes strut their fashion stuff
    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...
  • Diana Nyad 2 miles from end of Cuba-Florida swim

    Diana Nyad 2 miles from end of Cuba-Florida swim
    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...
  • Diana Nyad, after swim: 'You're never too old to chase your dreams'

    Diana Nyad, after swim: 'You're never too old to chase your dreams'
    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...
  • Diana Nyad: What an inspiration

    Diana Nyad: What an inspiration
    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....