Pacific Ocean

Strong earthquake rocks eastern Indonesia

  JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake has jolted parts of eastern Indonesia, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. Indonesia’s meteorology and geophysics agency said there was no danger of […]

10/11/2012

Philly teen who drowned among 19 Carnegie Heroes

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A Philadelphia teenager who drowned trying to save a friend in the tidal currents of the Delaware River was one of 19 people honored with Carnegie medals for heroism on Thursday. William […]

09/20/2012

Unmanned US military hypersonic craft failed

(AP) – An unmanned experimental aircraft failed during an attempt to fly at six times the speed of sound in the latest setback for hypersonic flight. The X-51A Waverider was designed to reach Mach 6, […]

08/15/2012

19 tons of pot dumped at sea near US-Mexico border

(AP) – The U.S. Navy says an aircraft carrier group recovered about 19 tons of marijuana dumped from small boats in the Pacific Ocean near California’s border with Mexico. The Navy said Tuesday that two […]

06/19/2012

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