Brent Larson and his bride, Ona, look like an ad for their Antigua resort, glowing, in love and sun-kissed in paradise.
My three thoughts heading into the U.S.'s World Cup qualifier at Guatemala on Tuesday (10 p.m. ET, PPV, UStream). Can't see the game? Follow our live blog with Avi Creditor and Co., beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET.
The U.S. men's national team opened World Cup qualifying with a 3-1 victory over Antigua and Barbuda in rainy conditions in Tampa, Fla., and while the performance was not as dominant as most may have expected, the Americans will take the three points and look forward as the road to Brazil continues. Here are player ratings from the match (as always, based on a scaled of 0-10):
Three thoughts from the U.S. men's national team's 3-1 World Cup qualifying victory over Antigua and Barbuda:
My three thoughts ahead of the U.S.'s opening World Cup qualifier against Antigua and Barbuda in Tampa on Friday (7 p.m. ET, ESPN, Galavision, ESPN3.com):
Scuba divers, take note: Please leave your spear guns at home, or place them in your checked luggage. But do not try to bring them on a plane.
I'm a tweeting fiend. Whether it's quoting Herman Cain or issuing citations for the fashion police -- clear heels to work, really? -- I'm always thumb-typing away.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged global leaders Monday to launch a multibillion-dollar climate fund agreed to last year in Cancun, Mexico.
CNN's Robyn Curnow reports from the 17th U.N. Climate Change Summit in Durban, South Africa.
Whichever way you dice it, Reid Klopp is a man of faith.
Hurricane Katia raced into the north Atlantic early Friday, keeping a safe distance from the United States, Canada and Bermuda, but still kicking up heavy surf along their coasts.
A trio of storms -- one on track to weaken, another poised to strengthen into a hurricane and the third veering away from land -- kept U.S. forecasters busy Thursday.
Tropical Storm Emily formed in the Caribbean Monday, prompting area governments to issue warnings and watches, the National Hurricane Center said.
Time flies when you're having fun on holiday, right? Well, maybe it shouldn't.
Pirates hijacked a German-owned cargo shipped off the coast of Oman on Friday morning, according to the European Union's Naval Force Somalia.
The Great Recession is over for Eric Clapton fans. During a charity auction on Wednesday, fans bid on some of the guitar legend's most prized possessions and raised $1.77 million for a drug treatment center in Antigua.
"Every time we got to the guest list, it was like, 'Oh my God, I hate half these people,' " the country singer says
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From Alaska to Antigua, the American continent offers some of the best yachting destinations in the world.
West Indies batsman Chris Gayle entered the record books on day two of the first Test with Sri Lanka by hitting a majestic 333.
Forecast to gain "major" Category 3 status, outer rainbands association with a strengthening Hurricane Earl were affecting the islands of Antigua and Barbuda on Sunday, with conditions forecast to deteriorate, the National Hurricane Center said.
TV personality Rossi Morreale and country singer Kacey Coppola tie the knot in Antigua
The only thing wrong with an afternoon spent poolside in Vegas is that you're missing the action at the tables inside.
In reality, there's a lot more to serving in Congress than simply voting on the House floor. There are plenty of tasks -- technically optional -- that are essential for someone who wants to do this job well.
Tropical Storm Erika was poorly organized and barely clinging to tropical-storm status late Wednesday, and it was expected to weaken further on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center said.
Hurricane Jimena weakened to a Category 3 storm Tuesday afternoon, but remained dangerous as it bore down on the Mexican peninsula of Baja California, with the resort town of Cabo San Lucas in its path.
Olympic champion Usain Bolt smashed his own record to end the reign of 100-meter title-holder Tyson Gay at the world athletics championships in Berlin on Sunday night.
The world's fastest man, Usain Bolt talks to CNN about his friendly rivalry with fellow Jamaican Asafa Powell.
Tropical Storm Claudette is expected to make landfall in the Florida Panhandle by early Monday, and the storm's outer bands already were pounding the area with heavy rain Sunday evening.
Billionaire financier Robert Allen Stanford has been indicted on charges of criminal conspiracy to commit mail, wire and securities fraud, actions that earned his company an estimated $7 billion dollars, prosecutors said Friday.
Billionaire financier Robert Allen Stanford has been indicted on charges of criminal conspiracy to commit mail, wire and securities fraud, actions that earned his company an estimated $7 billion, prosecutors said Friday.
Allen Stanford, the man behind cricket's multi-million dollar riches, is charged with fraud. CNN's Justin Armsden reports.
Texas billionaire Allen Stanford was taken into custody Thursday night on a fraud-related charge in Stafford, Virginia, the FBI said.
A German-owned cargo ship was hijacked by pirates in the Gulf of Aden in waters near Somalia that have become notorious for pirate attacks.
Fredricka Whitfield talks with a man who rowed solo from the Canary Islands to Antigua to raise money against cancer.
After almost 3,000 miles of rowing, bouts of seasickness, equipment failure and salt sores, Paul Ridley is back on land.
American financier R. Allen Stanford and his wife owe back taxes, penalties and interest of at least $226.5 million, the IRS said in court documents filed in Dallas, Texas.
The FBI made the first arrest in the Stanford Financial Group fraud investigation Thursday, detaining Chief Investment Officer Laura Pendergest-Holt on federal obstruction charges.
A financial analyst who studied public documents about Stanford International Bank for a friend who was considering investing in it said Thursday that it took only a cursory look to determine something was wrong.
Captain Andrew Strauss struck his 16th Test hundred to put in England in control of their must-win fourth Test against West Indies in Barbados on Thursday.
Venezuela's government on Wednesday froze bank accounts belonging to board members of Stanford Bank Venezuela, the Venezuelan News Agency said.
Antigua is usually filled with the sounds of birds chirping and fronds rustling, but the hum of paradise is lately disrupted by more than the latest financial scandal. As the country closes in on a critical national election, bullhorned cars wind down the narrow lanes blaring support for the incumbent United Progressive Party and the once mighty Antigua Labour Party. The name of R. Allen Stanford (Sir Stanford to locals) is heard as well. The knighted businessman isn't running for office, but his close ties to the Labour Party could have a decisive influence on this tight race.
A British couple have been rescued from their 13-meter yacht in the Atlantic Ocean after they drifted for weeks with a broken rudder.
Antiguan and Barbudan regulators Friday took control of U.S.financier Robert Allen Stanford's financial institutions on the twin-island nation, a day after federal agents served the Texas businessman with papers accusing him of running an investment fraud scheme.
The England and Wales Cricket Board have confirmed they have terminated all contractual links with Sir Allen Stanford -- the Texan billionaire charged with an alleged nine billion dollars fraud by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Federal agents have located financier Robert Allen Stanford and served him with papers accusing him and three of his companies of orchestrating a $9.2 billion investment fraud scheme, the FBI said Thursday.
The Venezuelan government on Thursday took over the Stanford Bank Venezuela, whose owner is accused in the United States of a multibillion-dollar investment and sales fraud scheme, the state-run news agency reported.
Venezuela's government seized a local bank owned by Allen Stanford Thursday as politicians and banking regulators in the region attempted to quell panic after the flamboyant Texan financier was charged over an alleged multibillion dollar fraud scheme.
Ramnaresh Sarwan came to the rescue after West Indies stumbled in their world record run chase of 503 against England in the third Test at the Antigua Recreation Ground.
CNN's Tim Lister reports on allegations of a multi-billion dollar fraud against cricket promoter Allan Stanford.
English cricket chiefs have broken off negotiations with Allen Stanford after the Texan tycoon was charged by U.S. regulators over an alleged multibillion dollar fraud.
Paul Collingwood struck his eighth Test hundred as England lifted their first innings tally to 566 for nine wickets before declaring against the West Indies at the Antigua Recreation Ground.
Captain Andrew Strauss hit his 15th Test hundred as England took control of the hastily-arranged third cricket Test in Antigua on Sunday.
The second Test match between West Indies and England in Antigua has been abandoned after only 10 deliveries were bowled, with the match to be re-started on Sunday at a different ground on the island under the guise of the third Test.
The slayings of two super-yacht staff within two weeks have shaken the luxury yacht industry and sparked calls for crews to exercise extreme caution.
Few people get the chance to stroll the berths at super-yacht shows, so we've put together an exclusive photo gallery to show you behind the scenes at two of these ritzy events.
American billionaire Sir Allen Stanford is considering the future of his Twenty20 Super Series cricket competition after apparently losing $20 million in sponsorship deals from October's event in Antigua.
Hurricane Omar weakened Thursday to a Category 1 storm and sped away from the northern Leeward Islands after barreling through them as a major Category 3 storm, forecasters said.
Hurricane Omar became a major Category 3 storm Wednesday night as it barreled toward the Virgin and Leeward Islands in the West Indies, the National Hurricane Center said.
Armed pirates hijacked three ships off the coast of Somalia in a series of attacks Thursday, an international maritime body said, as it urged the U.N. to restore law and order to the notorious African waters
A newly-married woman is killed and her husband critically injured while on honeymoon in Antigua. ITN's Emily Reuben reports.
Briton Benjamin Mullany, who was critically injured in an attack in Antigua which killed his new wife, has arrived back in the UK.
Briton Benjamin Mullany, who was critically injured in an attack in Antigua which killed his new wife, is being flown back to the UK.
Jamaica's Usain Bolt underlined his superb pre-Olympic form by recording the fastest 200 meters of the year at an international meeting in Athens on Sunday.
Simon Katich hit an unbeaten century as Australia moved into a strong position on the first day of the second Test against West Indies -- but it was Ricky Ponting who stole the limelight in Antigua.
Less than a week after his split with Heather Mills was finalized, Paul McCartney got in some R&R – dashing off with Nancy Shevell for a secluded weekend on the coast of Antigua.
My first experience with an all-inclusive resort was a decade ago during a freezing February in New York City. I was easy prey for this promise: a startlingly low price for a trip to Cancún, which included airfare, four nights in a double room and meals at any of three "exciting, international" restaurants.
Under pressure from both the U.S. and its own citizens, Guatemala is trying to crack down on its corrupt adoption business
Michael Vaughan's troubles in the Caribbean continued on Tuesday when England were fined for their slow over-rate during the seven-wicket defeat by Australia in the World Cup Super Eights match in Antigua.
ABN AMRO One, winner of the 2005-6 Volvo Ocean Race has scored another triumph, lifting the Racing A Class winner's trophy at the BVI Spring Regatta.
New Zealand opener Lou Vincent has suffered a broken wrist which has ruled him out of the rest of the cricket World Cup.
Germany's Thomas Lurz and Larissa Ilchenko of Russia successfully defended their 5km open water titles at the world championships in Melbourne on Sunday.
Groups and fixtures for the Cricket World Cup in the West Indies from March 13 to April 28.
A British teenager on Wednesday entered the record books after reaching Antigua to become the youngest person ever to sail single-handed across the Atlantic Ocean.
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It seems strange to say this, but placing an online bet shouldn't be a gamble.
Talk about betting on a long-shot. Members of Congress, sports organizations such as the NCAA and some federal prosecutors believe they can hold back the growth of Internet gambling.
Online bookmakers are being targeted by hackers who threaten to shut down sites that refuse to pay them money.
Rescuers have called off their search for 15 crew members missing from a freighter that capsized off the coast of Norway.
Rescuers have pulled 12 people to safety after a cargo ship has capsized off the coast of Norway and are hoping to save 16 others who might be trapped inside the overturned hull.
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