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LIVE: Crews Salvage Costa Concordia

Posted 09.17.2013 | World

Salvage crews started to set the capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia upright on Monday, more than a year after it ran aground near Italy's Giglio I...

Italy Will Attempt To Tow Costa Concordia Remains

AP | Posted 09.06.2013 | World

ROME -- Italy has given the go-ahead for an ambitious attempt to set upright the Costa Concordia cruise liner, which went aground near an Italian isla...

Who Took The Costa Concordia's Bell?

AP | Posted 05.15.2012 | World

ROME -- Italian prosecutors have opened an investigation into the disappearance of the bell from the capsized cruise ship Costa Concordia. Franco Gab...

Wrecked Cruise Ship Moves In Rough Seas

AP | Posted 04.11.2012 | World

ROME -- Italian officials say rough seas have increased movements of the crippled Costa Concordia and are thwarting the start of fuel removal a month ...

France Opens Investigation Into Costa Concordia Tragedy

AP | Posted 04.03.2012 | World

PARIS -- The Paris prosecutor has opened a preliminary investigation into the grounding off the Italian coast of the Costa Concordia cruise ship that ...

Rough Sea Stalls Fuel Removal From Costa Concordia

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD and FULVIO PAOLUCCI | Posted 03.29.2012 | World

GIGLIO, Italy — Rough seas off Italy's Tuscan coast forced a delay in the planned Saturday start of the operation to remove a half-million gallo...

Twice The Size Of The Titanic, What Will Happen With The Costa Concordia?

Reuters | Posted 03.28.2012 | World

By Gilbert Kreijger AMSTERDAM, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Twice the size of the Titanic and three times the length of a soccer pitch, the crui...

LOOK: Dramatic New Photos Show Costa Concordia Hours After Disaster

Posted 03.27.2012 | World

New photos have surfaced showing the Costa Concordia in the immediate hours after the cruise liner ran aground off the coast of Italy's Isola del Gigl...

Official: Finding More Survivors Would Be Miracle

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 03.26.2012 | World

ROME — Search efforts aboard the capsized Costa Concordia resumed Wednesday, even as the official overseeing the operation acknowledged for the ...

Divers Find Another Body In Costa Concordia Wreck

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD and FULVIO PAOLOCCI | Posted 03.25.2012 | World

GIGLIO, Italy — A barge carrying a crane and other equipment hitched itself to the toppled Costa Concordia on Tuesday, signaling the start of pr...

Divers Find Woman's Body In Stricken Ship

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO and TRISHA THOMAS | Posted 03.22.2012 | World

GIGLIO, Italy — Divers plumbing the capsized Costa Concordia's murky depths pulled out the body of a woman in a life vest Saturday, while scuba-...

25-Year-Old Blond 'Mystery Woman' Defends Cruise Ship Captain

Posted 01.20.2012 | World

Francesco Schettino, captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship that ran aground off the coast of Italy last week, is not a well-liked man. According ...

Concordia Search Resumes Above Waterline After Ship Shifts

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD and COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 03.21.2012 | World

ROME — The cruise captain who grounded the Costa Concordia off the Tuscan coast with 4,200 people on board did not relay correct information eit...