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US swimmer Diana Nyad begins her attempt to swim in a three-day non-stop journey from Havana to Florida at the Ernest Hemingway Nautical Club, in Havana on August 31, 2013. (credit: YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Native, Endurance Swimmer Diana Nyad Finishes Historic Cuba-Florida Swim

With her lips and tongue swollen, U.S. endurance swimmer and New York City native Diana Nyad completed her attempt to become the first person to swim the treacherous waters from Cuba to Key West without a shark cage on Monday.

09/02/2013

Authorities search for a missing swimmer in Perth Amboy, NJ on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Police: Body Found In Search For Missing Perth Amboy Swimmer

Marine units from Perth Amboy, the NYPD and the Coast Guard resumed searching for the missing 27-year-old man Thursday morning.

08/15/2013

Shark Truth

Talking Shark Week On The Couch: The Truth About Safety & Sharks

The Discovery Channel’s ‘Shark Week’ is back – just as a wave of summer 2012 shark attacks have been reported. All of this shark hype may have you asking, is it safe to go into the water?

08/16/2012

John F. Kennedy Airport (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Naked Man Found Swimming Next To JFK Airport Fuel Farm

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the man ran toward the fuel farm when the patrols approached. He was caught near a boat dock and never entered the restricted area.

07/13/2011

FILE -- A US Coast Guard boat (Photo credit: MATT CAMPBELL/AFP/Getty Images)

Body Of Missing Swimmer Found On Beach

Authorities say the body of a swimmer who was reported missing off Fire Island has been recovered on a beach.

07/13/2011