NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal agencies say 685 miles of beaches and nearly 200,000 square miles of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico are critical habitat for threatened loggerhead sea turtles.
MIAMI (AP) — Federal authorities have announced critical habitat for the threatened loggerhead sea turtle in Florida and five other Southeastern states.
BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say a thunderstorm that caused 5-foot-tall waves on Lake Mead sunk at least one boat and prompted 11 rescues.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A woman police describe as a high-end prostitute has been arrested on suspicion of murder after allegedly injecting heroin into a tech executive on his yacht in Santa Cruz and leaving him to die when he overdosed.
TOKYO (AP) — The strong typhoon that slammed through Okinawa has swerved toward Japan's heavily populated central islands.
BANGKOK (AP) — Police say a raid at a palm plantation in southern Thailand has exposed a ring that trafficked Myanmar's ethnic minority Rohingya Muslims into the country.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say coast guards have rescued dozens of migrants found trying to make their way from the nearby Turkish coast to Greek islands in the eastern Aegean Sea.
(BPT) - The great outdoors begs to be explored this summer. From week-long camping trips to spending an afternoon at the park with the kids, there’s so much to see and do during the warm weather months that it may be hard to choose where to start.
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities in southeastern Michigan say they've found the body of one of two people missing in area lakes.
TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon has been pounding the southern Japanese islands of Okinawa today. The storm paralyzed transportation, and it prompted U.S. forces that are based there to cancel all outdoor activity.
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say two people are missing in separate incidents on Lake St. Clair.
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's government has promised not to hand over a group of asylum seekers to the Sri Lankan government without three days' notice amid a court challenge and uproar from human rights groups.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A veteran Southern California lifeguard died over the holiday weekend after jumping from a rescue boat to save a distressed swimmer. Pop culture often depicts the lifeguard as a kid with a tan lounging in a tall chair, but the job can be dangerous and, in some places, a lifelong profession.
SARASOTA, Fla. -- It was off to the races this weekend as many fans were out and about on Lido Key to enjoy the Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix festival.
MIAMI (AP) — Four young adults have been identified as the victims in a Fourth of July boating crash in Florida. Authorities say 23-year-old Andrew Garcia and 20-year-old Victoria Dempsey were thrown overboard and died after the boat they were riding in crashed into another vessel. Twenty-four-year-old Kelsie Karpiak was was pronounced dead at a hospital. Twenty-three-year-old Jason Soleimani of Old Westbury, New York, died immediately.
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MIAMI (AP) — A man described by prosecutors as the leader of an extensive Cuban human smuggling ring has been sentenced to 20 years in prison following his conviction on multiple charges.
OCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) — Power has been restored on Ocracoke Island and officials have reopened the remote Outer Banks town to visitors after Hurricane Arthur slammed the island.
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says an overnight cellphone conversation with a 13-year-old girl led its crews to a grounded pontoon boat carrying 15 people, 13 of them deaf and four lacking medicine for medical conditions.
MIAMI (AP) — Four young adults have been identified as the victims in a Fourth of July boating crash in Florida.
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says an overnight radio conversation with a 13-year-old girl led its crews to a grounded pontoon boat carrying 15 people, 13 of them deaf and a few with medical conditions.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials say a strong typhoon is blowing over the Pacific Ocean in the country's northeast and may induce heavy rains, but is too far off to hit land.