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  • Michelle Kwan Marries Clay Pell in Rhode Island

    Michelle Kwan Marries Clay Pell in Rhode Island
    Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan tied the knot this past weekend, reports the Providence Journal. Her new husband is Clay Pell, grandson of former Rhode Island Senator Claiborne Pell. The two were married at the First Unitarian Church in Providence....
  • Carnival: More than $300 million in ship upgrades planned

    Carnival: More than $300 million in ship upgrades planned
    Carnival Cruise Lines plans to spend more than $300 million to improve emergency power, fire-safety technology and operating backup systems across its 24-ship fleet. The move announced Wednesday follows a series of high-profile incidents involving its...
  • Three critically burned in barge explosions in Mobile, Ala.

    Three people were in critical condition with burns Thursday after a series of blasts and fires tore through two barges in Mobile, Ala. Officials reported a series of seven explosions on the Mobile Bay that started on one barge late Wednesday night,...
  • Oil dispersants must be checked before use in waters, ruling says

    Oil dispersants must be checked before use in waters, ruling says
    Environmentalists won a big victory for marine animals this week, with a court ruling that requires the government to determine whether dispersants used to to break up oil spills are harmful to endangered species before the chemicals are used in federal...
  • Suresh Krause, chief warrant officer, dies in helicopter crash

    Suresh Krause, chief warrant officer, dies in helicopter crash
    Suresh Krause laid out his career path for his uncle on Christmas day last year: He planned to spend about 20 years in the U.S. Army, eventually moving up in rank and becoming a flight instructor. Then he'd change careers, but with the same purpose in...
  • Suspects in Coast Guardsman’s death due in court

     
    Two Mexican nationals charged with killing a U.S. Coast Guard officer are scheduled to appear in court....
  • Newport Bay diesel fuel leak cleaned up

    Newport Beach firefighters and officials from the Orange County Sheriff's Department cleaned up about 200 gallons of diesel fuel that leaked into Newport Bay between Adams and Cypress streets, officials said Monday. About 1:50 p.m. Friday, the Newport...
  • Boater arrested after running aground, faces intoxication charge

     
    An allegedly intoxicated man ran his sailboat aground in Laguna Beach and had to be removed from the vessel by force, authorities said. Stephen Fryer, 47, of San Diego was arrested on suspicion of piloting a vessel while intoxicated, Laguna......
  • No apparent leak after empty oil tanker hits Bay Bridge

     
    Officials on Monday afternoon were assessing the damage after an oil tanker collided with the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, but initial reports indicated that the vessel did not appear to be leaking oil. The 752-foot Overseas Reymar hit the tower just...
  • Woman swept to sea by rogue wave in Humboldt County

     
    A woman was swept out to sea Sunday while walking on a Northern California beach with her friend and her dog....
  • Coast Guard airlifts two injured Russians from tanker off San Diego

     
    Two injured Russian nationals were airlifted Friday by the U.S. Coast Guard from a tanker ship to San Diego for medical care. The two crew members--ages 51 and 55--were injured when a cable split aboard the United Kingdom-flagged tanker Energy......
  • Rescuers find diver reported missing off Santa Monica Beach

     
    Rescuers in boats and in the air were searching Tuesday evening for a 32-year-old diver reported missing off the Santa Monica Pier....