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  • 10 migrants come ashore in Manalapan; Haitian activist anticipates more

    10 migrants come ashore in Manalapan; Haitian activist anticipates more
    Ten people from four different countries were in federal custody after a suspected human-smuggling boat arrived on shore of the wealthy town of Manalapan early Monday, according to border authorities. The migrants, none of whom had any documentation to...
  • Cannon backfired during Star-Spangled celebration at Fort McHenry

    Cannon backfired during Star-Spangled celebration at Fort McHenry
    A reproduction historic cannon backfired at Fort McHenry during the recent Star-Spangled Banner bicentennial celebrations, injuring a member of the cannon crew, according to the National Park Service. The breech of the cannon, or the mass of metal at...
  • Man gets prison for diver's drowning death off Catalina Island

    Man gets prison for diver's drowning death off Catalina Island
    A San Pedro man has been sentenced to four years in prison for endangering a diver who died last year when his breathing equipment got tangled in kelp off Catalina Island. Craig Lightner was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty in July to...
  • Tour boat runs aground near Statue of Liberty; none injured

    Tour boat runs aground near Statue of Liberty; none injured
    NEW YORK - A large sailboat ran aground on a sandbar near the Statue of Liberty in New York on Saturday, triggering the evacuation of all 121 tourists aboard but causing no injuries, authorities said on Saturday. The Clipper City, a 103-foot touring...
  • Cruise ship docks in Galveston; potential Ebola contact tests negative

    Cruise ship docks in Galveston; potential Ebola contact tests negative
    The cruise ship carrying a Dallas hospital worker who had contact with lab samples of a man infected with Ebola docked in Galveston, Texas, early this morning after a helicopter retrieved a blood sample from the woman Saturday. Carnival Cruise Lines...
  • Ballard, Mystic Aquarium Part Ways After 15 Years

    Ballard, Mystic Aquarium Part Ways After 15 Years
    MYSTIC — Robert Ballard, who has discovered the Titanic and PT-109 among other ancient wrecks, has ended his 15-year relationship with Mystic Aquarium. Ballard said this week that his work with his Ocean Exploration Trust, as well as the Center...
  • Re-elect Maria Sachs to Florida Senate

    Re-elect Maria Sachs to Florida Senate
    Florida's Senate District 34 race is a rematch that has taken on epic proportions that stretch far beyond its Broward-Palm Beach political boundaries. If district voters send a Republican to Tallahassee, the Senate could have a "supermajority" capable...
  • Police use iPad to find woman trapped overnight in ravine

    Police use iPad to find woman trapped overnight in ravine
    A police officer used an iPad to track down a 28-year-old woman who was trapped overnight after her car rolled hundreds of feet down an embankment just east of San Jose, police said. The woman's stepmother reported her missing about 3 a.m. Tuesday after...
  • Ferry crashes at San Francisco pier, injuring 10 passengers

    A San Francisco ferry carrying hundreds of passengers to Oakland hit a harbor piling in San Francisco on Sunday, injuring children and adults as they tumbled, including one who suffered a gash over his eye. The accident occurred about 5:45 p.m. at...
  • One fisherman killed, another rescued after being swept out to sea

    One fisherman killed, another rescued after being swept out to sea
    High surf swept away two fishermen Sunday at Rodeo Beach in Marin County, killing one of them, officials said. The men were fishing from rocks when they were swept out into the surf zone at 12:22 p.m., according to National Park Service and U.S. Coast...
  • U.S Coast Guard updates ship screening plans at Port of Virginia in wake of Ebola crisis

    U.S Coast Guard updates ship screening plans at Port of Virginia in wake of Ebola crisis
    All vessels looking to dock at the Port of Virginia will now have previous ports of entry scrutinized by the U.S. Coast Guard to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus throughout the state and U.S. Lt. Krystyn Pecora, external affairs officer for the...