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  • Coachella 2014: The Knife and Bryan Ferry put on a real show

    Coachella 2014: The Knife and Bryan Ferry put on a real show
    Toward the end of the Knife's Friday night set on the Outdoor Stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, a couple of shirtless bronzed bros wandered over from across the field, pulled by the siren song of an electronic house-music beat. They...
  • New cruise-like passenger ferry to connect Maine and Nova Scotia

    New cruise-like passenger ferry to connect Maine and Nova Scotia
    A new passenger ferry will begin plying the Atlantic Ocean route next month between Maine and Nova Scotia, offering passengers a cruise-like experience. Just in time for the long-awaited arrival of warmer weather, the Nova Star will begin linking...
  • Ft. Sumter and H.L. Hunley submarine part of Civil War history

    Ft. Sumter and H.L. Hunley submarine part of Civil War history
    CHARLESTON, S.C. — Two of the top destinations on a recent trip to Charleston — Ft. Sumter and the Confederacy's H. L. Hunley submarine — transcend the label of "Civil War attraction." These sites appeal to students of U.S. history, to...
  • A merger with Port of L.A.? No way, Long Beach officials say

     A merger with Port of L.A.? No way, Long Beach officials say
    The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are like the Coke and Pepsi of U.S. maritime transportation. They seem similar, they dominate the competition but they have a long history of less-than-friendly rivalry. Now, an independent commission's proposal...
  • Crown Princess cruise ship with sick passengers arrives in San Diego

    Crown Princess cruise ship with sick passengers arrives in San Diego
    SAN DIEGO — A cruise ship from Los Angeles pulled into San Diego Thursday morning with several dozen passengers sick with flu-like symptoms. Most of the passengers on the Crown Princess will enjoy a day of shopping and sightseeing in San Diego....
  • Do the rescued sailors with a sick baby deserve our condemnation?

    Do the rescued sailors with a sick baby deserve our condemnation?
    Welcome home, Kaufman family! Today, as my colleague Tony Perry reports, the Navy warship that rescued Eric and Charlotte Kaufman and their two tiny daughters, made port in San Diego. In order to dodge a media scrum, Perry relates, the Kaufmans were...
  • Whale-watching rivals spar over the spouts off Dana Point

    Whale-watching rivals spar over the spouts off Dana Point
    Captain Dave Anderson's face tightens as he peers toward the horizon through his binoculars. The Manute'a has been out at sea for nearly an hour, bouncing across the waters off Dana Point, and so far there's not a single whale to be seen. Clutching...
  • It's no surprise we can't find Flight 370

    It's no surprise we can't find Flight 370
    Jet aircraft are large, but not compared with the ocean. The weeks-long search for some physical sign of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is not something we should wonder at, considering the frontier nature of our blue planet. The 29% of our planet that is...
  • Malaysia plane: Search goes on in ocean's stirred 'teacup' of garbage

    Malaysia plane: Search goes on in ocean's stirred 'teacup' of garbage
    BEIJING — The search and rescue teams working off the west coast of Australia seeking the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 discovered what oceanographers have been warning: Even the most far-flung stretches of ocean are full of garbage. For...
  • Malaysia plane: Confronting searchers is an ocean full of garbage

    Malaysia plane: Confronting searchers is an ocean full of garbage
    BEIJING -- The search and rescue teams working off the west coast of Australia seeking the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 discovered what oceanographers have been warning: Even the most far-flung stretches of ocean are full of garbage. For the...
  • Chinese aircraft spots 3 objects in Malaysia plane search zone

    Chinese aircraft spots 3 objects in Malaysia plane search zone
    BEIJING — Stepping up its role in the hunt for the elusive Malaysia Airlines flight 370, China reported Saturday that one of its Ilyushin IL-76 aircraft Saturday reported seeing "three suspicious objects" in the south Indian Ocean that could be...