BIALOWIEZA NATIONAL PARK, Poland — The two great, glowering creatures paused from their noisy feeding, silhouetted against the pencil-thin pines on the far side of a meadow, and emitted a couple of steam-train snorts.
A large study published Monday that looked at the dietary patterns of more than 100,000 Americans discovered an unexpected link between high consumption of citrus — specifically whole grapefruit and orange juice — and risk of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer.
SEATTLE — Edith Macefield's tiny house in the old waterfront neighborhood of Ballard — likened by many people to the house in the Disney movie Up, in spirit and architecture — will have to be torn down or hauled away, its owner said on Monday.
Consumers may continue to eat out about four times a week on average, but their dining satisfaction at full-service places is stagnating — and even falling among fast-food joints. Those trends suggest consumers are not likely to spend more money at restaurants even as the economy improves.
With the lineups the injury-depleted Rays have run out some nights, it seems it could be just a matter of time before they get no-hit. They made it interesting again Monday, as for the second time in a week they were on the wrong end of a perfect game into the seventh inning.
Two convicted murderers who eluded a massive manhunt for three weeks planned to drive to Mexico after escaping prison but ended up walking toward Canada when their ride backed out — finally splitting up in their final days of freedom, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday.
ST. PETERSBURG — The Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg has been selected to host the first of four marquee events in 2016 that will celebrate the centennial of journalism's top award.
Five years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster off the coast of Louisiana dumped between 3 million and 5 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, scientists now say they have proof that a little bit of it wound up on a Pinellas County beach.
TALLAHASSEE — Florida's rapid pace of executions — derailed in February because of a pending U.S. Supreme Court case — is cleared to start up again. And the state isn't wasting any time.
Someone, please, get the man some confetti.
On June 30, the world will receive a gift of time: a single, extra second known as a "leap second."
ST. PETERSBURG — Less than six months after paying $1.8 million for a waterfront St. Petersburg house and demolishing it, the head of C1 Bank and his husband have sold the vacant lot for a $150,000 profit.
Campaigning in South Carolina today, Jeb Bush offered his strongest remarks on the Confederate flag, calling it a "racist" symbol.
There are 18 men who decide who gets into the Hockey Hall of Fame. They are good men, all of them.
Could this mean retirement to Lake Wobegon? After 41 years as the host and guiding spirit of popular public radio series A Prairie Home Companion, Garrison Keillor is talking about handing over the keys.