Residents in Florida’s Daytona Beach are going to court to protect what they consider a fundamental right: the freedom to drive their cars and trucks on the beach.
The nation’s biggest comic book convention has issued a cease-and-desist letter to the nation’s third-biggest comic book convention over the use of the name “Comic Con.”
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.
Wildlife officials in southwest Florida who are struggling to save dozens of beached pilot whales say there’s hope that at least some of the animals might escape after they spotted at least 20 of them swimming in deeper water.
The revelation Monday that more than 1,000 paintings and prints seized by the Nazis during World War II were found in a Munich apartment has set off excitement in the art world and spurred anger among Jewish groups that German officials didn’t publicize the discovery when it was first made.
Authorities think it was a great white shark that was responsible for a fatal attack on a swimmer Wednesday off a beach near Auckland, New Zealand — the first such incident in at least four years.
It only took two extra days, but Florida’s Miami-Dade County has finished counting votes in the presidential election. But as of Thursday afternoon, three other large counties were still tabulating.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
President Obama and Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie continued their display of post-hurricane bipartisanship. It was striking considering Christie’s pointed criticisms of Obama before the disaster.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us