Methane gas is emerging from the seafloor from at least 570 locations along the East Coast that range from near Cape Hatteras, N.C., to the Georges Bank southeast of Nantucket, Mass., according to scientists.
Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen won a court order last week placing the Freedom Schooner Amistad, Connecticut’s tall ship, under a private receiver who will be tasked with helping the ailing non-profit Amistad America untangle its finances and make sure state grants that help support the historic 129-foot topsail schooner are spent well.
A high-speed boat crash at the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout boat-racing event left two men in serious need of medical attention on Saturday.
Three fishermen were missing off Mexico’s coast today as Hurricane Marie, the eighth hurricane of the eastern Pacific season, churned in the Pacific Ocean.
Marie briefly hit Category 5, the most powerful storm rating on the Saffir-Simpson scale, before calming slightly, the Australian news agency AAP reported.
More than 300 miles from the nearest ocean, competitors in one of the world's fastest sailing races are battling against a moody wind.
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