The Coast Guard rescued five people Sunday from a 34-foot center console boat taking on water about 35 miles east of Cape May, N.J.
Scientists are expecting an average, but still large, hypoxic or "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico this year, and slightly above-average hypoxia in Chesapeake Bay.
Capt. Tyler Macallister said his vessel, the F/V Cynthia C, was about 6 miles southwest of Provincetown, Mass., on Monday when a 16- to-18-foot great white shark showed up for a meet and greet.
Residents and leaders in New Bedford, Mass., hope the return of the 19th century Charles W. Morgan whaleship will signify a rebound for the town.
June 23 marked the 75-year anniversary of the Coast Guard Auxiliary. Congress founded the auxiliary in 1939 as an organization of volunteers to promote boating safety and to augment the Coast Guard.
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