One of Oregon's historic lighthouses was the victim of vandalism last weekend, as someone shot the beacon area several times and took the Coast Guard active light out of commission with more rounds.
U.S. challenger BMW Oracle launched a new legal case Wednesday against Swiss defender Alinghi, just weeks before the scheduled start of their America's Cup duel, after negotiations between them broke down.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and several partners in Hawaii, announced a comprehensive long-term plan to assess and remove plastics, derelict fishing gear and other human sources of marine debris from coastal waters and coral reefs along the island chain.
Adm. Thad Allen, commandant of the Coast Guard, said he has tried to make the Coast Guard into a flexible organization that adapts to its environment.
World-class sailboat match racing returns to Annapolis' doorstep June 2-5 with the 20th Annual BoatU.S. Santa Maria Cup.
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