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TAMPA, Fla. -- Emphasizing the American military's unrivaled expertise, President Barack Obama thanked service members Wednesday and repeated that U.S. forces taking on the Islamic State militant group would not serve in combat, a day ...

Scientists probe secrets of Dry Tortugas

MIAMI -- In the remotest part of the Florida Keys, 70 miles west of Key West and accessible only by boat or seaplane, there's an underwater world filled with habitats as happening as Miami's hottest nightclubs.

Several species of grouper, snapper...

'Swatting' no prank to video game celebrities

CHICAGO -- Alexander Wachs makes his living playing video games for the enjoyment of a vast online audience, and a few weeks ago, he was guiding an avatar through the zombie-infested wasteland of "DayZ" when loud thumps interrupted his adventure. ...