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Gurney's Montauk to open $16 million luxury spa

Gurney’s Montauk is opening the Seawater Spa, an ambitious $16 million facility poised to become the destination for Hamptons wellness this summer.

Disney's whirling new Guardians of the Galaxy roller coaster opens at Epcot

It might be Walt Disney World’s 50th celebration year, but it’s also the 40th anniversary of one of its parks, Epcot. Walt Disney first envisioned this Experimental Prototype City Of...

329 years later, last Salem ‘witch’ who wasn’t is pardoned

Massachusetts lawmakers exonerated Elizabeth Johnson Jr., clearing her name 329 years after she was convicted of witchcraft in 1693 and sentenced to death at the height of the Salem Witch...

I hated my small body, but I gained confidence by gaining weight

Leah Jane, who lost over 100 pounds, regained some weight in order to find her missing confidence.

How COVID restrictions could lead to an uptick in unusual illnesses

Doctors and medical experts are seeing a bizarre return of diseases that were mainly on hiatus during COVID.

An ocean first: Underwater drone tracks CO2 in Alaska gulf

In the cold, choppy waters of Alaska’s Resurrection Bay, all eyes were on the gray water, looking for one thing only.

Florida planning additional feeding efforts to save struggling manatees

More than 1,100 manatees died in 2021, setting a new state record.

Dispute over mosque becomes religious flashpoint in India

For nearly three centuries, Muslims and Hindus in India’s northern Varanasi city have prayed to their gods in a mosque and a temple that are separated by one wall.

NYC man balances trash can on his head while riding a bike on one leg

Living in New York is a balancing act.

White House making COVID antiviral drug more available at test sites

The White House on Thursday announced more steps to make the antiviral treatment Paxlovid more accessible across the US.