Boating

No strangers to displacement, Vietnamese recover from Harvey

Sep 9, 2017

Vietnamese people whose roots in America stem from fleeing in panic and desperation are among the tens of thousands of people whose homes were destroyed or damaged by Harvey

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We planned to ride out Harvey, until the floodwaters came

Aug 29, 2017

Ramit Plushnick-Masti and her family intended to ride out Hurricane Harvey in their Houston home. Their plan changed when the floodwaters rose over the weekend.

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A Houston family endured Harvey until the house was swamped

Aug 28, 2017

Ramit Plushnick-Masti and her family intended to ride out Hurricane Harvey in their Houston home. Their plan changed when the floodwaters rose over the weekend.

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Spain rescues 600 migrants in Mediterranean in 24 hours

Aug 17, 2017

Spain's maritime rescue service says it has rescued some 600 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco in the past 24 hours, making it one of its busiest days so far this year

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The Latest: Flotilla departs to counter anti-migrant boat

Jul 29, 2017

Activists are organizing a flotilla to counter an anti-immigrant group's plans to bring a ship to Sicily with the intention of blocking patrols rescuing migrants at sea

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Recreational Canoeing And Kayaking

Spain rescues 600 migrants in Mediterranean in 24 hours

Aug 17, 2017

Spain's maritime rescue service says it has rescued some 600 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco in the past 24 hours, making it one of its busiest days so far this year

The Latest: Flotilla departs to counter anti-migrant boat

Jul 29, 2017

Activists are organizing a flotilla to counter an anti-immigrant group's plans to bring a ship to Sicily with the intention of blocking patrols rescuing migrants at sea

Officials: Family stranded 2 days on Utah river is rescued

Apr 3, 2017

Authorities say a family of four has been safely rescued from the banks of a southern Utah river two days after their boats capsized after hitting high water and boulders

Travel

Park hikers may have died in 'sympathetic murder-suicide'

Oct 21, 2017

Friends and relatives of a couple whose bodies were found in Joshua Tree National Park say they died in a 'sympathetic murder-suicide'

Norman Rockwell's 3 sons seek to halt sale of his artworks

Oct 20, 2017

Norman Rockwell's three sons are among the plaintiffs who have filed a court complaint seeking to halt a museum's plans to sell 40 works of art, including his 'Shaftsbury Blacksmith Shop' and 'Shuffleton's Barbershop'

Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops in luggage

Oct 20, 2017

The US is looking to ban laptops from checked bags on international flights. Questions and answers on the proposal.

Lifestyle

Park hikers may have died in 'sympathetic murder-suicide'

Oct 21, 2017

Friends and relatives of a couple whose bodies were found in Joshua Tree National Park say they died in a 'sympathetic murder-suicide'

No distress call after fishing boat with foreign crew wrecks

Oct 20, 2017

A boat transporting foreign fishermen to work in Hawaii's commercial fishing industry didn't call for help after it crashed into a reef off Waikiki

Norman Rockwell's 3 sons seek to halt sale of his artworks

Oct 20, 2017

Norman Rockwell's three sons are among the plaintiffs who have filed a court complaint seeking to halt a museum's plans to sell 40 works of art, including his 'Shaftsbury Blacksmith Shop' and 'Shuffleton's Barbershop'

Weather, 20 December
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