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Waterway and Maritime Transportation

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  • Cruising the world with Viking River Cruise

    BORDEAUX, France "Looks like you're going cruising," I asked the ladies sitting across from me in the airport lounge. With their carry-on bags piled between us, I couldn't help spotting the Viking River Cruise tags on the handles. "Your first time?" I...
  • Coast Guard offloads $23 million in seized cocaine at Miami Beach base

    Coast Guard offloads $23 million in seized cocaine at Miami Beach base
    The Coast Guard on Thursday offloaded more than $23 million worth of recently seized cocaine at its base in Miami Beach, the agency said. The crew of the Coast Guard cutter Bear confiscated 1,585 pounds of the drug Sept. 8 from a 208-foot cargo vessel,...
  • Scientists probe secrets of Dry Tortugas

    MIAMI In the remotest part of the Florida Keys, 70 miles west of Key West and accessible only by boat or seaplane, there's an underwater world filled with habitats as happening as Miami's hottest nightclubs. Several species of grouper, snapper and...
  • Orion a step closer to deep space; NASA practices pulling it from sea

    Orion a step closer to deep space; NASA practices pulling it from sea
    You have built a multibillion-dollar spaceship that will one day take humans to asteroids and Mars. You have big plans to send it up 3,600 miles into orbit, or about 15 times farther than the International Space Station. Now comes the hard part:...
  • Taking the Kids -- to Half Moon Bay

    Taking the Kids -- to Half Moon Bay
    Pumpkins are really a lot like people. "They come in all sizes, colors and shapes, but inside we are all the same," explains Farmer John Muller, a third-generation California farmer. He's also the mayor of Half Moon Bay, the Northern California city...
  • Low summer lake temperatures could delay steelhead runs

    For some 14,000 years at least since a great glacial lake receded to form the much smaller Great Lakes fish in that freshwater sea have followed a sort of cyclical rhythm. That's all changed, and the new routine is likely to be evident in this year's...
  • Missing Miami woman's ex kills himself after police find body in car trunk

    MIAMI A morbid and bizarre tale of love, abuse and death played out from Miami through the Florida Keys on Tuesday, leaving family members reeling and police scurrying hundreds of miles to a crime scene. In the end, Miami police found a body so badly...
  • South Florida's peak cruise season nears kickoff

    South Florida's peak cruise season nears kickoff
    South Florida's peak cruise season is right around the corner and cruise lines are rolling out new food and beverage programs and dining and entertainment options to attract potential and repeat cruisers. During the busy October-through-April period,...
  • Submarine Warner launched into James River

    Submarine Warner launched into James River
    NEWPORT NEWS — The submarine John Warner has hit the water. Newport News Shipbuilding recently launched the 7,800-ton boat into the James River with the help of three tugboats. It will undergo final outfitting and testing over the next six...
  • Benjamin Booker an earth-shaking upstart

    Benjamin Booker an earth-shaking upstart
    Benjamin Booker's self-titled debut album brims with feral blues-punk songs sung in a raw, grainy voice that sounds like it belongs to a 60-year-old soul survivor rather than a fresh-faced, 25-year-old upstart. Only a year ago, Booker was working at a...
  • Gaza war spurs more Palestinians to risk dangerous migration to Europe

    GAZA (Reuters) - A devastating war with Israel has swollen the number of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip joining a perilous exodus of migrants fleeing the Middle East and Africa in search of a better life in Europe. Palestinians with knowledge of...