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Costa Concordia Shipwreck

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  • Costa Concordia's captain gets 16-plus years, is free on appeal

    Francesco Schettino, the Italian captain who steered the cruise ship Costa Concordia onto rocks in Italy in 2012 with the loss of 32 lives, was sentenced Wednesday to just over 16 years in prison.
  • Captain of wrecked cruise ship denies showing off for dancer

    Captain of wrecked cruise ship denies showing off for dancer
    The former captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship told an Italian court on Tuesday that he was trying to impress colleagues and passengers when he accidentally steered the vessel into rocks on the Tuscan island of Giglio in January 2012. But...

    With Ebola scare, travel industry hits rough patch

    With a series of embarrassing accidents in its wake, the $37.1-billion cruise industry was looking forward to a strong booking season this winter. Instead, cruise operators are facing the same crisis that has shaken the airline industry: Ebola....

    Executives target first-time cruisers at convention

    Executives target first-time cruisers at convention
    It wasn't the millions of passengers or the billions of dollars of revenue that cruise industry leaders wanted to talk about Tuesday at Cruise Shipping Miami, the world's largest cruise industry convention. Their primary target? That vacationer who...

    Pictures in the News | July 23, 2014

    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Ukraine, where soldiers carry a coffin with the remains of a victim of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash to a military plane during a ceremony at the airport in Kharkiv. The first plane carrying bodies from...