Florida

Florida Everglades (credit: Randy Yagi)

Travel Guide To Florida’s Everglades

Here’s a practical guide for where to stay, where to dine and what to see in the Florida Everglades

05/27/2015

In a testing procedure, the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle taxis on the flightline March 30, 2010, at the Astrotech facility in Titusville, FLa. (US Air Force)

Air Force Launches Mystery Space Plane Into Orbit

This is the fourth X-37B mission for the military research program, which is shrouded in secrecy.

05/20/2015

Flakka is made from a synthetic version of an amphetamine-like stimulant, similar to other drugs like bath salts, and can be snorted, smoked, injected or swallowed. It can make a person violent and falsely feel invincible. (CBS Chicago)

Scary New Drug ‘Flakka’ Behind Bizarre Crimes Involving Nudity & Hallucinations

One man ran naked through a Florida neighborhood, tried to have sex with a tree and told police he was the mythical god Thor. Another ran nude down a busy city street in broad daylight, convinced a pack of German shepherds was pursuing him.

04/30/2015

serial stowaway Marilyn Hartman. (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

‘Serial Stowaway’ Arrested After Sneaking On Plane, Checking Into Florida Resort Under Another Person’s Name

The Transportation Security Administration is investigating how a woman with a history of boarding airplanes without a ticket was able to fly, ticket-free, from Minnesota to Florida.

02/09/2015

Space X's Falcon 9 rocket launches on January 10, 2015 as it heads to space from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying the Dragon CRS5 spacecraft on a resupply mision to the International Space Station (ISS). The Dragon cargo vessel should arrive at the space station at 6:12 am (1112 GMT) on January 12, NASA said. The cargo ship is carrying more than 5,000 pounds (2,268 kilograms) of supplies to the astronauts living in orbit. (BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

California-Based SpaceX To Attempt A Do-Over Of Failed Rocket Booster Landing

The SpaceX company will take a second stab this weekend at landing a rocket booster on a platform floating off the Florida coast.

02/07/2015

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How To Plan Your Best Spring Break Ever

Consider these five helpful tips to help you plan for an unforgettable spring break vacation.

02/06/2015

Rick Imirowicz (L) and his husband Terrance Health hold hands to pose for a videographer after their wedding ceremony at All Souls Unitarian Church on the first day same-sex couples are legal to wed under a new law March 9, 2010 in Washington, DC. The District of Columbia has become the sixth in the nation to recognize same-sex marriage. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Stop Same-Sex Marriages In Florida, Licenses Could Be Issued January 5th

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday refused to block gay marriages in Florida, the latest of about three dozen states allowing same-sex weddings.

12/19/2014

The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying NASA's first Orion deep space exploration craft takes off from its launchpad on December 5, 2014 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

‘Day One Of The Mars Era': NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Soars Into Orbit On First Test Flight

NASA’s new Orion spacecraft circled the planet Friday on a high-stakes test flight meant to usher in a new era of human exploration leading ultimately to Mars.

12/05/2014

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Best US Travel Destinations For You And Your Pet

Here’s a look at five of the best pet-friendly travel destinations in the U.S.

11/07/2014

The "Cannamoms" are among a number of parents from outside California who travel to the Bay Area to obtain medical marijuana for their children. (CBS)

Out-Of-State ‘Cannamoms’ Visit Bay Area To Get Medical Marijuana For Their Kids

Parents from across the country, including a group of moms from Florida, are traveling to the Bay Area to give their sick children what they can’t get at home: medical marijuana.

10/22/2014

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