Coast Guard: Nine Cuban rafters perish at sea, 18 survivors saved by cruise ship

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship saved 18 Cuban migrants from the ocean Friday, who then told the Coast Guard that nine other members of their group died attempting the treacherous journey to Florida. The U.S. Coast Guard said in a

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Coast guard still searching for the missing, 5 years after tsunami

RIKUZENTAKATA, Japan — The Japanese coast guard resumed underwater searches this week for some of the more than 2,500 people still missing from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that devastated the country’s northeast coast. Six divers entered Hirota Bay in

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US Coast Guard rescues crew from overturned fishing boat off New York (video)

A US Coast Guard vessel flipped early on Thursday while assisting a fishing boat that ran aground off New York City, resulting in dramatic rescue efforts but no serious injuries, authorities said. Five Coast Guard crew members swam to shore

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Dramatic video shows coastguard save refugee clinging to tip of capsized boat

Dramatic video has emerged that shows the moment a refugee was saved by the Turkish coastguard, as he stood atop a nearly fully submerged boat. The man seen in the video was the only confirmed survivor, with the coastguard reporting

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