U.S. Coast Guard

One dead, one missing after fuel barge fire off Texas coast

By: AP |<p>This photo provided by the US Coast Guard shows a barge on fire approximately three miles from Port Aransas, Texas, jetties, Friday. Oct. 20, …

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Loosening offshore drilling rules is a risky proposal

Arctic oil spill could cause major damage due to lack of resources for cleanup<p>The Trump administration is proposing a bill to roll back restrictions …

Deepwater Horizon

Body of missing worker recovered after Louisiana oil rig explosion

(Reuters) - The body of a worker missing since an oil production platform in Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain exploded and caught fire on Sunday has been found, local officials said.<p>The body of Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, was recovered on Friday on the lake's shoreline in Jefferson Parish, …

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50 high-paying jobs that don't require a college degree

Intro<p>Despite rising high school graduation rates, the number of students getting college degrees in the U.S. has dropped. Why the decrease in college …

Education

Body of small child found on beach in Galveston

GALVESTON, Texas - The body of a small child was found on a beach in Galveston Friday evening, according to the Galveston Police Department.<p>The body …

Crime

Two Missing After Oil Barge Fire Off Texas Coast

Authorities were searching for two missing crew members Friday after a fire erupted on a barge carrying 133,000 barrels of oil near Corpus Christi, Texas.<p>The barge caught fire some 3 miles off the jetties of Port Aransas early Friday morning. A tugboat captain issued a mayday call around 4:35 a.m., …

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One dead, another missing after oil barge fire off Texas

• <b>At least one person was killed after an oil barge caught on fire.</b>• <b><br>The barge was carrying around 133,000 barrels of crude oil to a refinery in Corpus Christi, Texas.</b>• <b><br>The fire was extinguished.</b><p>(Reuters) - At least one person was killed and another was missing on Friday after an oil barge being pulled …

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USS Constitution Sails For First Time In 3 Years

BOSTON (CBS/AP) — The newly refurbished USS Constitution took its first cruise in three years Friday.<p>It set sail from the Charlestown Navy Yard to …

Boston

Search continues for crew after barge fire off Texas coast

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for two missing crew members from a barge that caught fire off the Texas coast.<p>Coast Guard spokeswoman Jennae …

Business

Hawaii boat crash spurs new concerns about foreign fishermen

A boat that ran aground off Honolulu while transporting foreign fishermen to work in Hawaii's commercial fishing industry has raised new questions …

Business

Tragedy of police diver disappearing unfolded in just 30 minutes

The emergency underneath the Niagara River went from bad to worse in no more than 30 minutes.<p>Officer Craig E. Lehner was alone in the river during an …

Coast Guard

Coast Guard Releases Heavy Icebreaker Draft Request for Proposals

A curious Adelie penguin stands near the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star on McMurdo Sound, Antarctica, Jan. 7, 2016. During their visit to Antarctica …

Climate Change

Coast Guard joins search for man separated from his girlfriend by a wave

The U.S. Coast Guard has joined the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office in searching for a 21-year-old who got separated from his girlfriend while …

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Man Found After 137 Days Adrift In Sailboat. And It's Not His First Rescue

One thing you can say about Rimas Meleshyus: He's definitely persistent.<p>"I'm a very determined person," he told the Whidbey News-Times in 2015. "I'm very strong."<p>Meleshyus, who is in his mid-60s, departed Hilo, Hawaii, aboard his 30-foot sailboat Mimsy in June and was rescued a few days ago off …

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The US Navy and Coast Guard are looking to play catch-up in the Arctic

• <b>The Coast Guard and Navy have released a draft joint request for proposals to design and build a heavy icebreaker.</b>• <b><br>Melting ice has raised interest in shipping, mining, and other activities in Arctic and Antarctic waters.</b>• <b><br>The US has two operational icebreakers, far fewer than what other countries,</b> …

Military

Coast Guard Patrol Boat Catches Fire in Gulfport, Mississippi

The Gulfport Fire Department helped the U.S. Coast Guard put out a fire aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Brant while moored in Gulfport, Mississippi on …

Coast Guard

Windsurfers rescued in Evanston

Emergency crews were conducting a rescue Wednesday afternoon in Evanston after two windsurfers were struggling in Lake Michigan, authorities said.<p>The incident happened about 4:30 p.m. off the Dempster Street Beach, said a U.S. Coast Guard spokesman and police.<p>A third craft, a power-boat, was also …

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