The plant can take about 10 years to reach the size needed to support a bloom
A whale launched out of the sea and landed on two kayakers' boat on California's Central Coast
A former SkyWest flight attendant confessed to two bomb threats that resulted in emergency landings in North Dakota and Virginia
Man arrested after flight from Alaska to Portland, Oregon
Pilot praised for swift action, but concerns emerge over why some on board ignored safety messages
Spoof social media account mocks "fake" lifestyles of smartphone shutterbugs
Dozens join effort to save shark stranded on beach at Cape Cod
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Many natural wonders in North America were named for European explorers and American leaders. That's changing
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Boeing finalizes basic design for 777X airliner, which has huge, folding wings and is on track to be the world's largest twin-engine jet
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The top executive of Napa Valley Wine Train apologized to members of a book club who said they were humiliated when staff booted them from the luxury rail car for disturbing passengers with their laughter.
City creates task force to deal with topless women in Times Square who pose for pics with tourists
A new crop of artistically inspired hotels are elevating hotel art to gallery status
It's all "paws crossed" for a healthy giant panda cub at the National Zoo in Washington D.C.
Plastic brick empire has grand ambitions after opening Orlando, Florida's smallest theme park
Flying isn't perfect yet, but it's come a long way since the Wright brothers 112 years ago
A galaxy far, far away is closer than you'd think