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Spin Control: Campaign season is about to start, officially

The candidates are in the starting blocks, waiting for the gun to sound.


Researchers come face-to-face with huge great white shark

Two shark researchers who came face-to-face with what could be one of the largest great whites ever recorded are using their encounter as an opportunity to push for legislation that …


Shark washes up dead on Florida shore with old hat wrapped around head

The body of a shark was found washed ashore in Florida with the remains of an old hat wrapped around its body.


Shark Week heist: Thieves captured after making off with aquarium horn shark in baby stroller

Two men have confessed to snatching a small shark from a Texas aquarium’s interactive touch tank, then whisking it away, wrapping it in a blanket and concealing it in a …


Fisherman lands lively 400-pound shark off coast

No, this is not Sharknado. Great white sharks have had run-ins with New England boats this week. Fisherman Michael Lorello was very surprised when he dragged up a net off …


Maine whale biologist says whale protected her from shark

A marine biologist believes a humpback whale shielded her from a 15-foot tiger shark in the South Pacific.


UPDATED: Mon., July 24, 2017, 2:05 p.m.

Fishing crew catches 926-pound shark in New Jersey

A fishing crew in New Jersey has reeled in a 926-pound Mako shark, and environmental officials say it’s the biggest shark catch in the state’s history.


Shark sightings near Cannon Beach

Authorities are warning beachgoers after several people reported shark sightings near Cannon Beach.


Sharks should be happy about new Google Earth survey of seal populations

Gray seals are booming. They’ve flocked to coastal Massachusetts, where hunters once killed the animals wholesale. Where seals go, sharks often follow. Great white sightings in Cape Cod increased from …


Shark bites diver’s finger at Tacoma zoo

Officials say a 4-foot-long sandbar shark bit the finger of a diver who was doing maintenance at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma.


UPDATED: Sun., April 30, 2017, 9:05 p.m.

Swimmer injured in shark attack at Southern California beach

A shark attacked a woman wading in the ocean with friends, tearing away part of her upper thigh in the ocean off a popular Southern California beach, authorities and witnesses …


Woman says large shark bit her off Maui

Hawaii officials say a woman is in the hospital after she was bitten by what she called a large shark off Maui.


Shark attacks surfer off Oregon Coast, police say

Police say a shark has attacked a surfer north of Cannon Beach off the Oregon coast.


Nearly 2,000-pound shark is being tracked off Virginia coast

She isn’t quite an adult, but at 12


California doctor says shark bite wound ‘very obviously a mouth’

The semicircular shark bite stretches from Maria Korcsmaros’ shoulder to her pelvis, teeth marks visible in the shredded flesh of her arm and torso.


Suspected shark attack halts swimming at California beach

Thousands of Memorial Day beachgoers were kept out of the water Monday as lifeguards searched miles of popular Southern California shoreline for a shark they believe attacked a swimmer the …