Topic: Florida Straits
Diana Nyad began her 103-mile swim from Cuba to Florida Friday. She was about a third of the way by Saturday afternoon, moving through calm waters, according to her Twitter account.
09/24/2011 06:46 pm
Diana Nyad, an endurance swimmer, says that her 103-mile swim will show that 'we have many, many years of vitality and strength and service left in us.'
08/08/2011 10:06 am
The new estimate from marine scientists comes two weeks after a report that prompted rosy conclusions from some Obama administration officials about the Gulf oil spill.
08/17/2010 07:29 pm
Oil spill cleanup: The growing BP oil spill threatens a critically endangered sawfish with extinction, as well as many other threatened species.
06/02/2010 05:15 pm
Waters around the Florida Keys are nine inches higher than a century ago. Efforts to battle rising sea levels make the Keys 'a canary in the coal mine,' an indicator of what other areas might need to prepare for.
03/04/2010 01:12 pm
But renewed dialogue with the Castro government is likely to start and end with that one issue.
07/14/2009 01:00 am
The Supreme Court refused Monday to hear their appeal. Their lawyers had argued they couldn't receive a fair trial in Miami.
06/15/2009 01:00 am
A new approach could represent a relatively easy first step down a generally more controversial path of engaging with America's adversaries.
12/15/2008 12:00 am