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This undated image provided by Sariah English shows Eric and Charlotte Kaufman with their daughters, Lyra, 1, and Cora, 3. (AP Photo/Sariah English)

No plans to charge family for sea rescue of baby

SAN DIEGO (AP) – It took three federal agencies, a fixed-wing aircraft, a Navy warship and scores of personnel to rescue an ill baby girl and her family from their broken down sailboat 900 miles […]


Environmental personnel drive onto the Texas City Dike with oil containment booms for oil remediation following a barge collision in the ship channel, causing an oil spill Saturday, March 22, 2014, in Houston. The barge carried 924,000 gallons of fuel oil. (AP Photo/ Houston Chronicle,  Brett Coomer)

Barge leaks oil into Galveston Bay after collision

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A barge carrying 924,000 gallons of thick, tarry fuel oil collided Saturday with another ship in the Houston ship channel and was leaking oil, officials said. The U.S. Coast Guard said in […]



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