Recreational Sports

Baby whale gets up close with Southern California beachgoers

Aug 9, 2017

Kayakers in Southern California got within a few feet of a baby whale that swam under some paddleboarders

Trump has escaped Washington, but don't call it a vacation

Aug 8, 2017

President Donald Trump is out of Washington for 17 days _ but don't call it a vacation.

Australian teen's feet bloodied by mystery sea creatures

Aug 7, 2017

A teenager who went for a swim at an Australian beach and emerged with his legs covered in blood has stumped marine experts

Growing bear population means thousands more teeth to sort

Aug 6, 2017

The growing population of black bears in the United States has scientists sorting through thousands more teeth to get a handle on the health of America's bruins

The Latest: Trump defends his working vacation

Aug 6, 2017

President Donald Trump says he is hard at work while he takes a break from Washington

Trump takes break from White House with 'working vacation'

Aug 5, 2017

President Donald Trump is spending the first full day of his "working vacation" quietly at his private golf club in central New Jersey

Russia's Putin shows off spoils from Siberia fishing trip

Aug 5, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin has gone spearfishing in southern Siberia's mountains, the latest outdoor exploit for the action man and adventure-loving Russian leader

1 thing Obamas aren't giving up: Martha's Vineyard vacation

Aug 4, 2017

The Obamas are taking their annual summer vacation on Martha's Vineyard, this time as private citizens

AP PHOTOS: Children in war-torn Ukraine learn the art of war

Aug 4, 2017

AP PHOTOS: Instead of swimming and playing volleyball, hundreds of children in war-torn Ukraine have spent this summer assembling Kalashnikov rifles and mastering the art of war

Flouting his own advice, Trump will take extended vacation

Aug 3, 2017

Trump once questioned the wisdom of taking vacation and the White House has been shying away from questions about his plans. But Trump is getting ready for a 17-day stay at his New Jersey golf club, partly driven by upcoming White House maintenance.