Boating

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

Coast Guard: Paddlers can use Potomac near Trump golf course

Jul 25, 2017

The commandant of the Coast Guard says kayakers, paddleboarders and other groups can continue to use the Potomac River near a Virginia golf course owned by President Donald Trump

Critically hurt Maine police officer suffered head injury

May 29, 2017

The family of Maine police officer in critical condition two days after being injured when he was thrown from boat on the Saco River says the 20-year-old officer suffered "intensive head trauma."

Young whale finds its way out of Southern California harbor

May 21, 2017

A humpback whale that made a big splash with boaters after wandering into a Southern California harbor is on the move again, having found its way back to the open ocean

Boats left high and dry by drought back on Great Salt Lake

Apr 6, 2017

Utah officials have started hoisting dozens of beached sailboats back into the Great Salt Lake, two years after they were removed from the drought-stricken brine

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

Fundraising campaign launched to preserve JFK's sailboat

Mar 15, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation has launched a public campaign to raise funds to help preserve the former president's beloved wooden sailboat

Central Florida zoo welcomes arrival of rare baby antelope

Feb 16, 2017

A zoo in central Florida is welcoming the arrival of a rare baby antelope

Cyprus official says 700 migrants could land in next week

Feb 4, 2017

Cyprus' interior minister says as many as 700 migrants may attempt to reach the east Mediterranean island from Turkey next week

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