A pod of some 50 pilot whales has stranded itself in the Florida Everglades National Park along the Gulf of Mexico. Officials can't say why and already about 10 of the whales have died. Fisherman discovered the pod there on Tuesday.
Yesterday a call was made to the U.S. Coast Guard indicating that a yacht had exploded off the New Jersey ocean shore with 21 people aboard. Now it is believed the distress call was an orchestrated hoax.
Taped transcripts of recorded telephone conversations reveal that Captain Schettino abandoned the sinking cruise ship Costa Concordia in a lifeboat. Port officials had to order him to return to the ship.
Traveling from Monterey, California to Hawai'i can offer spectacular views from a small plane, as long as all goes according to plan on the trip. When the plan goes wrong though, it can be quite an ordeal.
The U.S. Coast Guard rescinded orders banning reporters and journalists from being within 20-meters of a BP 'safety zone.' Now, with two exceptions, credentialed media will have unfettered access to the spill areas