A tantalizing start to ICAP Leopard's attempt on the Round Britain and Ireland record came to an abrupt end less than three hours later when damage to the boom forced them to retire.
The body of a 41-year-old man missing on Lake Stevens in Washington state since a Thursday-night boat crash was found late Friday afternoon, according to Lake Stevens police.
A boat that capsized Saturday evening in Maine's Head Harbour Passage resulted in five people being rescued from the water, according to officials. Reports that a collision with a whale had caused the pleasure boat to overturn could not be confirmed Sunday afternoon.
About 30 percent of the lobsters in the eastern basin of Long Island Sound are suffering from a disease that causes their shells to waste away and scientists aren't sure why this is happening.
Retired Coast Guard admiral Thad Allen defends the oil cleanup effort by all those involved, including BP.
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