In these social media days, anyone can be a comedian.
The driver of a boat that crashed into a barge on the lower Hudson River, killing a bride-to-be and her groom’s best man, had a blood alcohol level of 0.15, nearly twice the legal limit, New York authorities said Thursday.
Thousands of people in vulnerable areas of the Philippines are being relocated as the strongest storm on the planet so far this year spins toward the country.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell said $162 million will be invested in 45 restoration and research projects that will better protect Atlantic Coast communities from future powerful storms by restoring marshes, wetlands and beaches, rebuilding shorelines and researching the effects and modeling the mitigation of storm-surge effects.
Mystic Seaport named Richard “Kip” Files of Rockland, Maine, as the new captain of the 19th century whaleship Charles W. Morgan, which will venture back to sea next summer to visit historic ports of New England celebrating the importance of America’s maritime heritage.
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