• Gloucester June 23, 2022 5:44 pm

    Fire Burns Gloucester Marina Building

    A waterfront building in Gloucester’s Inner Harbor was burned in a fire early Thursday morning, fire officials said. Several residents were displaced in the fire, which was put out with the help of firefighters from several departments in the area, according to the Gloucester Fire Department. The fire was reported at the Beacon Marine Basin on East Main Street...

  • NBC November 30, 2018 9:41 pm

    Groom Has to Convince DC Marriage Clerk That New Mexico Is a State, Is Asked for Passport

    A groom encountered a surprising snag when trying to get a marriage license in D.C. last week: A clerk told him his New Mexico identification wasn’t acceptable because it was from outside the United States.

  • Donald Trump October 6, 2017 10:11 pm

    Pence Visits Islands Wrecked by Maria: ‘We're Going to Keep the Help Coming'

    Puerto Rico’s governor said Friday he is “very serious” about working with Elon Musk on rebuilding the island’s shattered electrical infrastructure, as the vast majority of residents remain without power and the death toll continues to rise more than two weeks after Hurricane Maria made landfall. Musk said in a tweet Thursday that his company’s solar technology, which powers several...

  • Donald Trump October 25, 2017 8:01 am

    Trump Sees ‘Miracle' in Puerto Rico Survival, Ignores Critics

    Touring a small slice of Hurricane Maria’s devastation, President Donald Trump congratulated Puerto Rico on Tuesday for escaping the higher death toll of “a real catastrophe like Katrina” and heaped praise on the relief efforts of his administration without mentioning the sharp criticism the federal response has drawn. “Really nothing short of a miracle,” he said of the recovery, an...

  • Donald Trump October 25, 2017 8:01 am

    Many Puerto Ricans Angry Over Trump's Comments on Island

    Outside of official events, many Puerto Ricans say they won’t be welcoming President Donald Trump with open arms during his visit to the storm-wracked island on Tuesday. People in the U.S. territory were angry or dismissive Monday when asked about Trump’s description of some Puerto Ricans who have criticized the U.S. government’s aid after Hurricane Maria as “ingrates” and about...

  • Donald Trump September 29, 2017 5:39 pm

    ‘This Is an Island, Surrounded by Water': Trump Defends Puerto Rico Relief Response Time

    President Donald Trump rebuffed criticism over the time his administration took to respond to Puerto Rico’s pleas for aid following Hurricane Maria. He cited the geography of Puerto Rico, the scale of the damage done to the island, as well as a shortage of help from local authorities who had to see to their own families in wake of the...

  • fire January 19, 2015 10:10 am

    Fort Lauderdale Marina Shut Down After Yacht Fire

    Fire officials say a marina in Fort Lauderdale will remain closed until at least Tuesday evening after flames engulfed two multi million dollar yachts there early Sunday.

  • Coast Guard January 20, 2015 11:21 am

    Mystery Gunk Killing Seabirds in San Francisco Bay

    An unknown, viscous substance has been found in dozens of seabirds, including 29 dead ones, on the San Francisco Bay’s eastern shores, rescuers and state wildlife officials said Saturday.

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