A scallop trawler from Nova Scotia was hit by fire, then lost power and began taking on water in stormy seas. Rescue teams from Canada and the United States mounted a joint operation to save the crew.
During a routine flyover, a surveillance crew spotted the people waving a makeshift flag on an island in the Bahamas. They had survived on conchs and rats, the Coast Guard said.
The 29-foot boat departed from Bimini, the Bahamas, and was headed to Lake Worth Beach, Fla., officials said.
The landslides crushed at least four houses in Haines, Alaska, which is home to about 2,500 people about 90 miles north of Juneau, according to the Alaska Department of Public Safety.
After two unexpected nights at sea and a Coast Guard search, Stuart Bee was rescued from the water by a passing freight ship.
An employee at a Coast Guard testing center entered false scores in exchange for bribes, federal prosecutors say.
Russia has escalated its provocative encounters in the North Pacific this year, harassing boats in U.S. fishing waters and sending bombers toward Alaska’s shores.
Six people were injured, officials said, including some who were taken to hospitals to be treated for burns.
This is a story about isolation — and the struggle to close the space between us.
Three days after their boat ran out of fuel and drifted off course in Micronesia, the men were found in good condition after a plane saw their giant plea for help spelled out on the sand.
The group was assigned to a unit based at Camp Pendleton in Southern California, and the episode involved an amphibious vehicle, the authorities said.
There is no substitute for face-to-face conversations when trying to get Americans to sign up to be service members. Boot camp outbreaks slow the pipeline, too.