Florida Straits

In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau Diana Nyad emerges from the Atlantic Ocean after completing a 111-mile swim from Cuba to Key West, Fla. (AP Photo/Florida Keys Bureau, Andy Newman)

Nyad plans to meet with swimmers doubting her feat

MIAMI (AP) — Diana Nyad is planning to meet with members of the marathon swimming community who are skeptical about her 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida, her team said Monday. Since Nyad finished her […]

09/09/2013

Giant eyeball on Fla. beach may be from swordfish

MIAMI (AP) – State experts say a giant eyeball that washed up on a Florida beach last week likely came from a swordfish. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Monday they based their […]

10/15/2012

Storms, stings push Nyad to end Cuba-to-Fla. swim

(AP) – Diana Nyad ended her fourth attempt in nearly 35 years to swim across the Straits of Florida on Tuesday, her dream of setting a record thwarted by storms, jellyfish stings, shark threats, hypothermia […]

08/21/2012

Endurance swimmer moves from Cuba toward Fla.

(AP) – Open-water swimmer Diana Nyad is pushing through dark waters early Monday as she tries to complete a record 103-mile (166-kilometer), unassisted swim without the aid of a shark cage. Her team has been […]

08/20/2012