Earlier this month, thousands of Atlantic salmon escaped a net pen in Washington state, raising concerns from environmentalists and questions about farming non-native species. Here are some answers.
Officials blame the failure of a pen near Washington’s Cypress Island on high tides caused by the eclipse, but that is being questioned. Fishing boats are scrambling to catch as many as possible.
Federal fisheries researchers says their survey found about 10 billion scallops in waters off Delaware and southern New Jersey. They’re predicting a boom for the nation’s most valuable fishery.
After operating for only two years, the Revel Casino Hotel has closed down, part of a trend that will reportedly shutter a third of Atlantic City’s big gambling halls by the end of September.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says his government has sent parliament a bill that allows Ukraine to open a path toward membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Elite college sports conferences can set their own rules about sharing profits with student-athletes and other matters, under a new policy adopted by the NCAA’s Division I Board of Directors on Thursday.
Arthur may have been a Category 2 hurricane, but Richard Neal, of Mint Hill, N.C., stirred up an even bigger storm on social media Thursday by riding out a direct hit from inside an old U.S. Coast Guard Tower about 35 miles east of Wrightsville Beach.
The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season is now officially upon us. And it comes in the midst of a historic lull.
Last Friday’s tragedy on Mount Everest in which at least 13 Sherpa guides were killed in an avalanche has led others among that group of Nepalese who lead foreigners up the world’s tallest mountain to issue some demands — and threaten to boycott the soon-to-start climbing season if their requests aren’t granted.
The head of an international airline group wants a new and better way to track passenger aircraft in flight after the disappearance of Flight MH370, saying: “We cannot let another aircraft simply vanish.”