Woman, Girl Hospitalized Following Separate Shark AttacksOfficials say an 11-year-old girl and a 50-year-old woman have been taken to hospitals after they were bitten by sharks at separate locations in Florida.
New York State Senate to Review NYC's 5-Cent Plastic Bag FeeThe New York state Senate is looking into whether New York City's plan to impose a fee on plastic bags will be a burden on consumers.
Ex-Missile Site Now part of Wildlife Refuge Opens to PublicA portion of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge that once was home to anti-aircraft missiles is now open for visitors.
Sparkler Effect for Photo Sparked Everglades Landmark BlazeOfficials say a photo shoot sparked a fire that destroyed a historical landmark along the Tamiami Trail through Florida's Everglades.
Mosquito Season Brings No Urgency for Money to Fight ZikaThe White House and Democrats are pressuring congressional Republicans to act on President Barack Obama's demands for money to combat Zika, but even the onset of mosquito season that probably will spread the virus has failed to create a sense of urgency.
Lioness Leia, Named for Star Wars Princess, Debuts in TexasA lioness named for movie character Princess Leia (LAY'-uh) has been introduced to some Star Wars costume-wearing fans at a Texas zoo.
Couple Challenges Florida Town's Ban on Front-Yard GardensA South Florida couple is headed to court to challenge a village's ban on front-yard vegetable gardens.
Cute Alert: Florida Manatee Gives Birth to TwinsScientists say a manatee that swims in waters near Sarasota has given birth to rare twins.
Dead Whale Brings Majestic Moments, Big Problems for BeachFor those who could stand the smell, and stifle their gags, it was something to behold — the sad but riveting sight of a 40-foot whale lying dead on its side on a Southern California beach known for its surfing.
Tiger Cub Back at Jacksonville Zoo after Broken LegA Sumatran tiger cub with a broken leg is on the mend and will be back on exhibit at the Jacksonville Zoo.
Group Releasing Undercover Video for Cage-Free Egg PushAn animal welfare group said it hopes undercover video filmed inside a farm showing how poorly hens are treated will get more U.S. food sellers behind cage-free eggs.
2 Panthers Killed in Southwest FloridaOfficials say two Florida panthers have been found dead from separate vehicle strikes in southwest Florida.