Atlantic Ocean

X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator launched from catapult of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) aircraft carrier, Atlantic Ocean, US Navy photo (AP Photo)

Navy launches unmanned aircraft from carrier

ABOARD THE USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH (AP) — The Navy for the first time Tuesday launched an unmanned aircraft the size of a fighter jet from a warship in the Atlantic Ocean, as it wades […]

05/14/2013

X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator towed into hangar bay of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) aircraft carrier, Atlantic Ocean, US Navy photo (AP Photo)

Navy to launch unmanned aircraft from carrier

ABOARD THE USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH (AP) — The Navy will make its first attempt to launch an unmanned aircraft the size of a fighter jet from an aircraft carrier on Tuesday, marking a significant […]

05/14/2013

Pilot in cockpit of jet

Air France: Man found in cockpit not an employee

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Air France says a French man arrested after sitting inside the cockpit of a plane scheduled to fly from Philadelphia is not one of its employees.

03/22/2013

Clive Palmer (AP Photo)

Billionaire launches plans for Titanic replica

NEW YORK (AP) — What could possibly go wrong? An Australian billionaire is getting ready to build a new version of the Titanic that could set sail in late 2016.

02/26/2013

Should worst-flooded areas be left after Sandy?

SEA BRIGHT, N.J. (AP) — Superstorm Sandy, one of the nation’s costliest natural disasters, is giving new urgency to an age-old debate about whether areas repeatedly damaged by storms should be rebuilt.

01/21/2013

Loggerhead sea turtle

Groups sue feds over loggerhead turtle protections

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Conservation groups are suing federal wildlife and fisheries officials, claiming the government missed a legally mandated deadline to create protection zones for endangered loggerhead sea turtles.

01/08/2013

12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief

Sandy concert offers NJ respite as well as relief

OMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — To the rest of the world, the “12-12-12″ concert was an all-star fundraiser for those affected by Superstorm Sandy. In a hard-hit New Jersey shore community, it was a break from a changed, stressful world.

12/12/2012

Search for tall ship captain goes into its 3rd day

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) – The search for the captain of a tall ship that sank in the Atlantic during Sandy is in its third day. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Brandyn Hill said […]

10/31/2012

Coast Guard hopeful about finding ship's captain

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) – The Coast Guard used ships and airplanes to search the Atlantic on Tuesday for the captain of the HMS Bounty, which went down during Hurricane Sandy. The Coast Guard was […]

10/30/2012

At least 80 flooded houses destroyed by NYC fire

NEW YORK (AP) – A huge fire destroyed between 80 and 100 houses in a flooded neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. More than 190 firefighters have contained the six-alarm blaze fire […]

10/30/2012

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