Before Charlie Enright and Mark Towill could sail through the Southern Ocean’s gales in the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race, they needed help from a Disney movie, a Turkish medical devices company and a business plan.
Captain Robert Mayne stands at the wheel as he guides the steel-hulled Aqua Quest from the docks in the Florida Keys, pointing the vessel toward what he’s been assured is a gold-laden shipwreck that may be worth tens of millions of dollars.
T. Mark Jones learned about the costs and benefits of health-care delivery when he treated AIDS patients in Key West, Florida, in the late 1980s. The pharmacy he co-founded -- unusual at the time -- provided a humane last step for gay men who didn’t want to spend their final weeks confined to a hospital.
Hedge-fund managers Joseph DiMenna and James Dinan helped raise $1.2 million for the School of American Ballet last night, with tables at the academy’s annual Winter Ball priced as high as $100,000, or $10,000 a seat.
A team of New York-based explorers took Helen Cashell Baldwin out in their research vessel off the coast of Key West, Florida last summer. More than 600 feet below lay the wreckage of a World War II submarine -- the final resting place of her father and 41 fellow sailors.
The following companies may have unusual price changes in Malaysia trading . Stock symbols are in parentheses, and share prices are from the most recent close. Malaysia’s FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Index rose 0.6 percent to 1,510.06.
U.K. biotechnology start-up Oxitec Ltd. wants to start U.S. tests of a new weapon in the war on dengue fever: genetically modifying mosquitoes that carry the disease so that their progeny self-destruct.
At 2:30 a.m. on Feb. 7, 2003, a Cuban gunboat quietly docked at the Hyatt Marina in Key West, Florida. It had entered U.S. waters, the harbor and the marina next to the U.S. Coast Guard station undetected by the Coast Guard or the U.S. Navy.