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  • 751-foot ship grounded in Chesapeake Bay

    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A large ship has gone aground in the lower Chesapeake Bay and the Coast Guard says it has received reports of other ships dragging anchor due to high winds. Petty Officer First Class Brandyn Hill said the 751-foot vessel ended up in 15 feet of water Tuesday night...

  • BP: Shore clean-up after Gulf oil spill ends in La

    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Just days before the fourth anniversary of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster and oil spill, the Coast Guard has moved cleanup of Louisiana's coast to a new phase, allowing BP to end its "active" efforts in the area. Earlier Tuesday, the Coast Guard issued a...

  • Offshore rig taking on water but stable after wave

    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — An offshore drilling rig is taking on water but is stable after being hit by a large storm wave off the Texas coast. The U.S. Coast Guard says the rig was drilling for oil and gas in 3,000-foot depths around 10 a.m. Tuesday when the wave hit. Petty Officer...

  • Car expert testifies in Kodiak double homicide

    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Jurors in the trial of a man charged with gunning down two co-workers at a Coast Guard communications station on Kodiak Island repeatedly viewed blurry security-camera footage Tuesday showing a blue car passing the murder scene, then heading in the opposite...

  • Defense contractor agrees to $1.1M settlement

    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal officials say a Virginia defense contractor has agreed to pay $1.1 million to resolve allegations that the company falsified its employees' qualifications to overbill the government. The settlement between Computer Sciences Corp. of Falls Church and the...

  • Former Army sergeant to receive Medal of Honor

    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to former Army Sergeant Kyle J. White, who put his own life at risk in an hours-long effort to save fellow service members during a 2007 ambush in Afghanistan. White, a 27-year-old Seattle native, will be the...

  • Ukraine bares teeth against eastern uprising

    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack Tuesday by about 30 gunmen at an airport, beginning what the president called an "anti-terrorist operation" to try to restore authority...

  • Gov. Martinez unveils new veterans' cemeteries

    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Angel Fire, Carlsbad, Fort Stanton, and Gallup have been named as proposed sites for new rural veterans' cemeteries, Gov. Susana Martinez announced Tuesday. Speaking in Albuquerque in front of a crowd of veterans, Martinez said the naming of the sites is the...

  • AP NewsBreak: Iran cuts nuke weapons ability

    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    VIENNA (AP) — The United Nations will release a report this week certifying that Iran's ability to make a nuclear bomb has been greatly reduced because it has diluted half of its material that can be turned most quickly into weapons-grade uranium, diplomats said Tuesday. The move is...

  • Officers train in SC for US-Canadian border patrol

    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Mounted Police are training together in South Carolina and then riding along with each other to patrol waterways along the United-States-Canadian border, checking for everything from safety violations to drug and cigarette...

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