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'Green News Report' - May 21, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.21.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Major oil spill off the Santa Barbara coast; Another settlement reached...

2 Bodies Found After Storm Hits Sailing Regatta In Alabama

AP | MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL | Posted 04.26.2015 | Green

DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) — Coast Guard crews searched for five people missing Sunday after recovering two bodies following a powerful weekend storm...

Coast Guard Cutter Arrives In U.S. With 14 Tons Of Cocaine

AP | Posted 04.17.2015 | Crime

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Coast Guard cutter arrived Thursday in San Diego with more than 14 tons of cocaine, part of what authorities described as a surge...

A Blue Vision Summit for Our Troubled Seas

David Helvarg | Posted 04.07.2015 | Green
David Helvarg

We know what the solutions are to the cascading disasters facing our living seas. The challenge is how we create the political will to enact them.

Coast Guard Finds Sailor Reported Missing At Sea In Janaury

AP | TOM FOREMAN Jr. and EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 04.03.2015 | Crime

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A man whose family reported him missing at sea more than two months ago was found floating on the overturned hull of his sail...

The Best Military Photos From March Leave Us Amazed And Thankful

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

It's not every day you're parachuting into work or taking a deep plunge into icy waters. But this is the job for military photographers and soldiers f...

Elise Foley

Days Before DHS Funding Runs Out, The Post-Shutdown Debate Is Heating Up | Elise Foley | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- TSA agents would remain in airports, patrol agents would still be manning the border and Coast Guard officers would continue monitoring ...

CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Coast Guard Rescues Dog From Icy Waters

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.04.2015 | Green

The morning meeting at the Frankfort Coast Guard station in Michigan was interrupted on Tuesday when someone noticed a dog plunge into the icy waters ...

WATCH: Dramatic Rescues After Two Planes Crash Land In Hawaii On Same Day

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 01.27.2015 | Weird News

Two small planes ran out of fuel and crash-landed into the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii on the same day, with one briefly nose-diving before leveling out ...

Man Missing At Sea For Nearly Two Weeks Found Safe Off The Coast Of Hawaii

AP | Posted 02.09.2015 | Good News

HONOLULU (AP) -- A 67-year-old boater missing at sea for 12 days is on his way to shore after being found uninjured 64 miles south of Honolulu. The...

Man Missing At Sea For Nearly Two Weeks Found Safe Off The Coast Of Hawaii

Associated Press | Posted 12.10.2014 | Good News

HONOLULU (AP) — A 67-year-old boater missing at sea for 12 days is on his way to shore after being found uninjured 64 miles south of Honolulu. Th...

Share a Table With a Military Family This Holiday Season

Janine Boldrin | Posted 01.24.2015 | Impact
Janine Boldrin

Several duty stations ago, I volunteered at a soup kitchen. Because we were there to deliver toiletries and clothing, we had the chance to sit with the people who were there to be served.

Couple Stranded On Sailboat For Week After Captain's Bold Move

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.03.2014 | Weird News

Bogdan and Elizabeth Makowski planned on a one- to two-day boating trip in the Gulf of Mexico -- until everything that could have gone wrong went wron...

Two People Rescued From Disabled Boat Near Brink Of Niagara Falls

AP | Posted 10.27.2014 | Crime

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say two boaters were about two miles from the brink of Niagara Falls when they were rescued from their disabl...

4 Bodies Found Off Florida Coast In Bad Condition: Police

AP | Posted 08.25.2014 | Crime

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Officials are still trying to determine the identities of four men whose bodies were found floating off the South Florida coa...

Container Ship Rescues 3 Stranded On Destroyed Sailboat

AP | Jennifer Sinco Kelleher | Posted 08.12.2014 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) - A container ship crew on Monday rescued three men who were stranded in a sailboat off the Hawaiian islands for about 24 hours as Hurri...

Bowe Bergdahl Received An 'Uncharacterized Discharge' From The Coast Guard

AP | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials say Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant recuperating from five years in Taliban captivity, enlisted in the Coast Guard in J...

Congress Robs Peter To Pay Paul

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is cutting back armed air marshals but increasing funding to deal with a surge in unaccompanied immigrant children. It's...

Consider Donating Your War Letters for Memorial Day

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 07.22.2014 | Impact
Megan Smolenyak

letter to Dad in Vietnam As Memorial Day approaches, our thoughts naturally turn to those who have served in the military over the years and generat...

A Thank You Note To Military Communities

Janine Boldrin | Posted 07.13.2014 | Impact
Janine Boldrin

You weren't in the military but you knew of "us" because you lived in military towns. Or maybe you were military and remembered what it was like. Many of you never "served" but just knew we needed a warm hello.

Coast Guard Killer Convicted Of Murder

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 04.26.2014 | Crime

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A federal jury in Alaska on Friday convicted a man of murder in the shooting deaths of two of his co-workers at a Coast Gua...

Trial Of Accused Coast Guard Killer Dominated By Circumstantial Evidence

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 06.24.2014 | Crime

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man accused in a double homicide at a Coast Guard communications station in Alaska is the only possible killer in a circu...

We Are All Connected by Water: Our Elected Officials Must Be Held Accountable For Protecting This Natural Resource

Mark Ruffalo | Posted 06.22.2014 | Green
Mark Ruffalo

The BP spill should have been a wake-up call for elected officials and organizations tasked with responding to this type of disaster, but it seems like those in charge of protecting our waters have learned nothing.

2 Ships Collide, Cargo Ship Grounded In Virginia

AP | Posted 04.16.2014 | Business

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Two vessels collided in a main shipping channel and a 751-foot cargo ship ran aground in the lower Chesapeake Bay on Tuesday in ...

Translations of 31 Military Expressions You Heard From the Veteran at Work

Chad Pollitt | Posted 06.14.2014 | Business
Chad Pollitt

Most of the time, it's likely that the slang you hear has a positive connotation, but not always. It's useful to know whether you're receiving praise or a poke. You might even be able to surprise your veteran co-workers by dropping some military jargon of your own.