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  • Lost whales move to safer Everglades waters; deaths rise to 11

    Lost whales move to safer Everglades waters; deaths rise to 11
    Another whale trapped in shallow waters in Everglades National Park was found dead Thursday, but the survivors in the pod continued to swim into deeper waters, increasing their chances of survival. On Thursday, one more pilot whale was found dead and...
  • A hopeful turn for whales stranded in Everglades

    A hopeful turn for whales stranded in Everglades
    Brian Sanders, a charter boat captain in Everglades National Park in Florida, was returning from a fishing expedition when he thought he saw black kayaks trying to come ashore. After moving closer, he realized the strange black forms were pilot whales...
  • Garcetti announces departure of top executive at Port of Los Angeles

    Garcetti announces departure of top executive at Port of Los Angeles
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday that the top executive at the Port of Los Angeles will leave at the end of the year, the first department head to announce a departure during Garcetti's review of high-level managers. Geraldine Knatz, who...
  • Top executive at Port of Los Angeles will retire

    Top executive at Port of Los Angeles will retire
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday that the top executive at the Port of Los Angeles will retire at the end of the year, the first department head to announce a departure during Garcetti's review of high-level managers. Geraldine Knatz, who...
  • Asiana plane crash: A Stanford Hospital's disaster drill paid off

    Asiana plane crash: A Stanford Hospital's disaster drill paid off
    SAN FRANCISCO — The staff at Stanford Hospital conducted a disaster drill a few weeks ago, a routine reminder for doctors and nurses on what to do if patients started pouring in. Those skills were put to the test Saturday afternoon, when the...
  • Boat with Haitian and Jamaican nationals capsizes off Miami; 4 dead

    Boat with Haitian and Jamaican nationals capsizes off Miami; 4 dead
    At least four women died when a boat capsized early Wednesday off the coast of South Florida, U.S. Coast Guard officials said, in the latest example of the recent tragedies worldwide of illegally transporting people from poorer to wealthier nations....
  • Three critically burned in barge explosions in Mobile, Ala.

    Three critically burned in barge explosions in Mobile, Ala.
    Three people were in critical condition with burns Thursday after a series of blasts and fires tore through two barges in Mobile, Ala. Officials reported a series of seven explosions on the Mobile Bay that started on one barge late Wednesday night,...
  • In San Diego, prospect of a strike on Syria is personal

    In San Diego, prospect of a strike on Syria is personal
    SAN DIEGO — The military planes and helicopters that roar on training runs over this city's crystalline bay are a reminder of how deeply woven the armed forces are into the fabric of freshman Rep. Scott Peters' congressional district. The question...
  • Coast Guard rescues 2 men drifting at sea for 8 days on capsized boat

    Coast Guard rescues 2 men drifting at sea for 8 days on capsized boat
    Two Bahamian citizens were stranded for eight days on their capsized boat in the Atlantic Ocean before they were rescued Saturday by the U.S. Coast Guard off the Florida coast, officials said. The Coast Guard, which located the boat east of Riviera...
  • Preserving D-day memories with a tattered flag

     
    The assignment seemed routine — a portrait of couple for a story about personal finance. But as I was soon reminded, sometimes an interesting, if not extraordinary, story lurks just beneath the surface. Such are the regular discoveries of a...
  • Three years later, BP oil cleanup ends in some Gulf Coast states

    Three years later, BP oil cleanup ends in some Gulf Coast states
    Three years after a cataclysmic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, oil producer BP announced Monday that active oil cleanup had ended in three states hit by the disaster. The gulf, the company said, is getting back to normal, a claim contested by...