C.W. Bill Young, the longest-serving Republican in the House, has died, according to his spokesman Harry Glenn.
On her fifth try, the 64-year-old Nyad became the first person to swim unaided from Cuba to Florida, a distance of more than 100 miles.
Just before noon, I was sitting on the beach watching the heavy surf. At the corner of my eye, about 50 feet offshore, I saw a fin.
Civil rights groups reacted with disappointment to the not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial.
Lanny Martinson was a 23-year-old Marine sergeant in Vietnam when he last held his dog tags. In the 45 years since, he thought they were gone forever
One year after glamour quarterbacks were the big story, NFL teams mostly opted for big, beefy, bruisers during Round One of the 2013 NFL draft Thursday night.
A 6-year-old boy's day off from school Friday left him with a vivid story to tell his classmates, after he was seized — and eventually released — by an alligator in South Florida.
A vast majority of undocumented Latino immigrants (85 percent) have family connections to U.S. citizens, a new poll finds.
Without "a few years" warning, humans currently have no capacity to stop an asteroid on a collision course with the planet, scientists told a Senate panel Wednesday.
Police believe Seevakumaran "first pulled a gun on one of his roommates, who then escaped to a bathroom and called 911," the Sentinel says. "The sound of police arriving may have prompted Seevakumaran to alter his plans."