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  • 'Frankenstorm' threatens East Coast

    'Frankenstorm' threatens East Coast
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Government forecasters say a big storm that they're calling "Frankenstorm" is likely to blast most of the U.S. East Coast next week. The storm is an unusual mix of a hurricane and a winter storm. The worst of it could be focused...
  • Sandy briefly weakens; flood watch issued for Md.

    Sandy briefly weakens; flood watch issued for Md.
    The National Weather Service’s 2 p.m. update shows Hurricane Sandy producing tropical storm-force winds in the Atlantic as it nears Carolinas. The storm is still about 300 miles off the coast of Charleston, S.C., with tropical storm conditions...
  • Warning for Chicago as Sandy hits East Coast: 'Stay off the lake folks'

    Warning for Chicago as Sandy hits East Coast: 'Stay off the lake folks'
    Officials had a simple warning as the Chicago area braced for high winds and waves from a massive storm along the East Coast. "Stay off the lake folks," said Gary Schenkel, executive director of Office of Emergency Management and Communication. "Lake...
  • Superstorm Sandy, state by state

    Superstorm Sandy, state by state
    States along the East Coast were pummeled as Superstorm Sandy came crashing ashore. The storm officially made landfall along the coast of southern New Jersey Monday night, but it is affecting a much wider area. By early Tuesday, more than 7.5 million...
  • Nor'easter forecasts back off snow chances for Maryland

    Nor'easter forecasts back off snow chances for Maryland
    Forecasts that had been predicting inland snow to reach the Baltimore area have since backed off, expecting a nor'easter to track well enough off the coast to spare the region -- but not the coastline. Rain is in the forecast Wednesday for Maryland,...
  • Preserving the memory of the Monitor sailors

    Preserving the memory of the Monitor sailors
    Long before the start of the expedition that recovered the USS Monitor gun turret from the bottom of the Atlantic in 2002, Navy divers and NOAA archaeologists working to save the historic Civil War ship knew they might run into the remains of lost...
  • Coast Guard suspends search for two lost fishermen off Assateague

    Coast Guard suspends search for two lost fishermen off Assateague
    The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for two men missing in waters about 15 miles off the coast of Assateague Island after their fishing boat sank a day earlier. The broken-down fishing vessel was battling 20-foot waves and 50 mph wind gusts...
  • Civil War sailors laid to rest, 151 years later

    Civil War sailors laid to rest, 151 years later
    Eleven years ago, Navy Capt. Barbara "Bobbie" Scholley dived more than 230 feet into the ocean to help bring back the past: two sailors killed when their Civil War battleship sank in 1862. On Friday, the Annapolis woman joined the crew members'...
  • Lee Chapin Sammis

    Lee Chapin Sammis
    Lee Chapin Sammis passed away February 12, 2013, in his home in Newport Beach, CA, where he lived and built his business for the past 50 years.  He was born on February 15, 1931 in Los Angeles to MIT graduates Ford Woodruff and Constance Sharp Sammis. ...
  • Ironclad mourned 150 years after its death

    Ironclad mourned 150 years after its death
    When the USS Monitor left Hampton Roads on the afternoon of Dec. 29, 1862, the southwest wind was light, the skies clear and the seas smooth. Nobody imagined that just 36 hours later the famous ship hailed as the savior of the Union after its historic...
  • Slightly weaker Hurricane Irene aims for North Carolina; TD 10 forms in Atlantic

    Slightly weaker Hurricane Irene aims for North Carolina; TD 10 forms in Atlantic
    Hurricane Irene is moving north-northeast across eastern North Carolina at 13 mph with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph. At 2 p.m., Irene was about 45 miles west-northwest of Cape Hatteras, N.C., and about 96 miles south of Norfolk, Va. Because of...