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CAPTAIN RICHARD PHILLIPS: US Warship Arrives To Rescue Him As Pirates' Options Dwindle

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY and MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — Somali pirates and their hostage American sea captain were adrift in a lifeboat Thursday off the Horn of Africa, shadowed by a ...

Obama On Pirates: Declines To Answer Question

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has declined to answer a question about the hostage situation off the coast of Somalia. The president was a...

Maersk Alabama Hostage Situation: FBI Now Assisting US Navy

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — U.S. officials have found no direct ties between East African pirates and terrorist groups but continue to search for signs of link...

Somali Pirates Hijack Ship With 20 Americans On Board

AP | KATHARINE HOURELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — In a riveting high-seas drama, an unarmed American crew wrested control of their U.S.-flagged cargo ship from Somali pirates We...