U.S. Coast Guard officials announced Monday that Hurricane Joaquin had sunk the American cargo ship that went missing near Crooked Island in the Bahamas last week.
By Elisabeth Ponsot
Search teams have spotted multiple objects in the water where crews are searching for the El Faro, the American cargo ship that went missing after encountering heavy weather from Hurricane Joaquin.
More than 4,200 migrants trying to reach Europe were rescued from the Mediterranean Sea over the past 24 hours, the Italian Coast Guard said Saturday, amid the swelling humanitarian crisis at sea.
By Megan Crigger, Laura Santhanam
Nearly 500,000 military personnel died during the U.S. Civil War. That’s almost half of all Americans who have ever died during wartime, and more than a hundred times more than died during the American Revolution, according to the latest…
In our news wrap Thursday, crews searched for the more than 270 people still missing after a ferry disaster off the southern coast of South Korea. At least 20 deaths have been confirmed. Meanwhile, the coast guard is investigating reports…
By PBS NewsHour
Thirteen workers survived a Gulf of Mexico oil rig explosion 100 miles south of Vermilion Bay in Louisiana. In Pakistan, thousands of Shiite Muslims mourned the loss of 35 people who were killed in a triple-bombing in Lahore.
BP may have to stop testing the containment cap on the Gulf of Mexico oil well due to a storm warning this weekend. Meanwhile, local authorities and federal scientists disagree on how to stop the oil from coming ashore. Tom…
BP was granted an additional 24 hours to keep the Gulf of Mexico oil well containment cap sealed, but something appears to be seeping from the seafloor about two miles away. Judy Woodruff reports.
BP said it was making progress drilling relief wells as cleanup of the oil in the Gulf of Mexico showed signs of improving. Jeffrey Brown recaps the latest developments in the Gulf oil disaster.
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