• hurricane October 24, 2021 12:26 am

    Hurricane Rick Gains Force Off Mexico's Pacific Coast

    Hurricane Rick gathered force off Mexico’s southern Pacific coast and is forecast to hit that coast by Monday as a near-Category 3 storm

  • Texas September 19, 2019 1:28 am

    Bermuda Lashed by Heavy Winds From Cat 3 Hurricane Humberto

    Powerful winds from Hurricane Humberto began hitting Bermuda on Wednesday as the government urged people to stay off the streets during the British territory’s close brush with the powerful Category 3 storm. And another growing storm threatened tourist resorts along Mexico’s Pacific. Bermuda Gov. John Rankin called up 120 members of the Royal Bermuda Regiment to prepare for possible storm...

  • golf June 13, 2019 8:17 am

    A Beautiful Course, a Beast of a US Open at Pebble Beach

    Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth began the final day of U.S. Open preparation with a walk along the beach. No other U.S. Open has such a calming effect, especially the seven-hole stretch along the Pacific coast with sweeping views of sea lions basking on the rocks below the sixth green and people walking dogs on the seashore below the 10th...

  • Donald Trump July 1, 2018 1:44 am

    Evangelical Leaders Downplay Potential Roe v. Wade Reversal

    For evangelical Christian leaders like Jerry Falwell Jr., this is their political holy grail. Like many religious conservatives in a position to know, the Liberty University president with close ties to the White House suspects that the Supreme Court vacancy President Donald Trump fills in the coming months will ultimately lead to the reversal of the landmark abortion case Roe...

  • United States June 20, 2019 9:26 am

    Hearst Castle: History on the California Coast

    The Hearst Castle on California’s central coast is worth the trip.

  • Mexico March 29, 2018 3:25 pm

    US, Mexico, Colombia Opening New Maritime Front in Drug War

    The U.S. and Mexican governments are sparring over immigration and trade, but the two countries are joining forces on the high seas like never before to go after drug smugglers. The United States, Mexico and Colombia will target drug smugglers off South America’s Pacific coast in an operation that is scheduled to begin Sunday and last for the foreseeable future,...

  • San Jose November 13, 2017 12:12 pm

    Magnitude 6.5 Quake Hits Costa Rica Coast, Shakes Capital

    A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 shook Costa Rica on Sunday night, knocking items from shelves and sending people rushing outside in panic. The country’s Public Safety Ministry said it had reports of two serious injuries as a result of the quake, but did not provide additional details. Electricity was knocked out in some areas as power...

  • DRIVER October 21, 2017 3:22 am

    Experts Say Pablo Neruda Did Not Die of Cancer, Deepen Mystery

    A team of international scientists said Friday that Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer or malnutrition, rejecting the official cause of death but not laying to rest one of the great mysteries of post-coup Chile. While saying what the poet and Communist Party politician did not die of, the forensic experts didn’t say what he did...

  • United States September 15, 2017 5:51 am

    Weakening Tropical Storm Max Dumps Rain on Southern Mexico

    A weakening Tropical Storm Max dumped rain over southern Mexico after slamming into a sparsely populated stretch of Pacific coast as a Category 1 hurricane. Near the resort city of Acapulco in Guerrero state, the government worked frantically to widen a channel to the sea to prevent a coastal lagoon from flooding. And Gov. Hector Astudillo warned that the rains...

  • Donald Trump May 30, 2018 11:12 am

    Trump Victory Could Imperil Roe v. Wade Abortion Ruling

    Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion nationwide, could be in jeopardy under Donald Trump’s presidency. If a reconfigured high court did overturn it, the likely outcome would be a patchwork map: some states protecting abortion access, others enacting tough bans, and many struggling over what new limits they might impose. Trump, who will have at least...

  • Canada September 25, 2016 12:01 pm

    Prince William, Kate Arrive in Canada With 2 Young Children

    Little Princess Charlotte, Prince George and their parents, Prince William and Kate, arrived in Canada on Saturday for their first official trip overseas as a family of four.

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