Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., announced Tuesday he will voluntarily pay $500,000 to Massachusetts tax collectors for his new $7 million yacht, a pledge made after state officials began inquiring into whether he had attempted to evade the payment by docking in Rhode Island.
The Gulf of Mexico oil spill has not affected the majority of the region's beaches, but is still keeping tourists away, according to a recent report.
A team of scientists will launch an expedition to the Titanic site next month to assess the condition of the world's most famous shipwreck and create a three-dimensional map that will "virtually raise the Titanic."
A Dutch court Tuesday cleared the way for 14-year-old Laura Dekker to attempt to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world.
After heavy rains forced a dam break over the weekend, people in Delhi, Iowa, were coming to grips with the reality that their lake was gone. Lake Delhi, a popular getaway in Delaware County surrounded by waterfront vacation homes, had become a stream.
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