The U.S. Commerce Secretary on Tuesday ordered $650,000 in unjust fines returned to Northeast commercial fishermen, while the nation's oceans chief apologized to the group and said restoring the money marks a turning point in their tense relationship.
In the early morning hours of March 11, the residents of Crescent City, Calif., woke to a tsunami warning in the wake of a 9.0 magnitude earthquake that devastated Japan, which is nearly 4,500 miles away from this sleepy little town in Northern California.
A whale-watch boat carrying passengers out of Hyannis, Mass., was hit by a rogue wave Monday morning, causing what are being described as minor injuries to several passengers.
John Harris knows exactly how quirky his company is. Businesses that sell boats are all over the place, especially around the Chesapeake Bay. But a business that sells build-your-own-boat kits to crafty people all over the world?
A sailboat participating in the Oregon International Offshore Race was struck by a breaching whale, suspected to be a humpback, last Thursday off the coast of Oregon. Nobody aboard was injured.
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