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Coast Guard Rescues 14 From Sinking Boats in Washington, Michigan

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued 14 people from sinking boats last week — 10 from northern Michigan’s Grand Traverse Bay and four from off the coast of Washington state. In Michigan, the Coast Guard said it dispatched a rescue boat …

Witness Saw Captain Flee Concordia for Lifeboat

A witness in the Costa Concordia shipwreck trial has described how the captain jumped aboard a lifeboat, testifying how the commander wasn’t the last to abandon the rapidly capsizing luxury cruise ship. Francesco Schettino, the captain, is being tried in …