Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad began her fifth and final attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida without a protective cage on Saturday, Aug. 31.
On Sunday night she broke Penny Palfrey's record for the farthest anyone had managed on the trek without a shark cage.
Nyad reached the shores of Key West on Monday afternoon, becoming the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage.
Take a look at some the images from her historic swim.
Dozens of onlookers -- some in kayaks and boats, many others wading in the water or standing on shore -- gathered to cheer her on as she finished the more-than-100-mile swim.
Nyad reached the shores of Key West nearly 53 hours after jumping into the ocean in Havana.
A Mass Casualty Incident was declared Thursday morning after 14 people were injured in a traffic collision in the 1900 block of Highway 1 across from the Rancho Maria Golf course in Santa Maria.
An upper State Street branch of Bank of America re-opened Thursday after being closed for several days to an electrical problem.
An early morning fire destroyed a Cal Fire equipment facility in San Luis Obispo.
An Oxnard man reunited with his father for the first time after killing his mother 28 years ago.
While firefighters are battling a 6 to 7-acre brush fire just north of Atascadero Thursday afternoon, motorists are dealing with a full closure of U.S. Highway 101.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly motorcycle crash on state Route 150/Santa Paula Ojai Road near Chumash Road east of Ojai.
Did you see the bright ball of light in the sky Wednesday night? It's wasn't a meteorite or meteor, and it wasn't an alien from outer space coming to visit us. The bright light in the sky is actually more "earthly."
The Sand fire prompts thousands of evacuations in the Santa Clarita Valley this week including an animal rescue center.
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A star-studded list of speakers, performers and attendees have descended upon Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention this week. Here are some of the most noteworthy attendees:
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