Feb 27, 2017

WWII PT boat skipper who helped rescue JFK, crew dies at age 97

The WWII Navy officer who guided his warship into Japanese territory to rescue future President John F. Kennedy and his crew has died at age 97, his daughter said Sunday. William “Bud” Liebenow died Friday from pneumonia complications, said Susan T. Liebenow of Arlington, ...

/ May 8, 2016

Rising seas drown five islands in Solomons

Five islands have disappeared in the Pacific’s Solomon Islands due to rising sea levels and coastal erosion, according to an Australian study that scientists said Saturday could provide valuable insights for future research. A further six reef islands have been severely eroded in the ...

Aftershocks stall relief in Solomons

Feb 8, 2013

Aftershocks stall relief in Solomons

Strong aftershocks hamper efforts to reach tsunami-hit villages in the Solomon Islands, as the death toll after an 8-magnitude earthquake rises to nine, with many more reported missing.