French stand-up paddler sets off on 5,000-km solo Atlantic crossing

Apr 11, 2016

French stand-up paddler sets off on 5,000-km solo Atlantic crossing

Frenchman Nicolas Jarossay set off Sunday on a 5,000-km (3,000-mile) odyssey to become the first person to cross the Atlantic solo — on a stand-up paddle board. Jarossay, a 38-year-old firefighter and endurance sports fanatic, left Praia on the Cape Verde coast on the first ...

Rare find a mile down off Carolina, shipwreck may date to late 1700s

Jul 20, 2015

Rare find a mile down off Carolina, shipwreck may date to late 1700s

Scientists using underwater vehicles and sonar have found a shipwreck off the coast of North Carolina that may date back to the American Revolution of the late 1700s, Duke University said Friday. The expedition led by Duke marine scientist Cindy Van Dover found the previously ...

Jan 28, 2015

Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic

The Obama administration floated a plan Tuesday that for the first time would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Ocean to drilling, even as it moved to restrict drilling indefinitely in environmentally sensitive areas of the state of Alaska. The proposal envisions auctioning ...

Deadly Hurricane Cristobal heads toward Bermuda

Aug 27, 2014

Deadly Hurricane Cristobal heads toward Bermuda

Hurricane Cristobal hurled heavy rains across Atlantic and Caribbean islands on Tuesday as it headed toward Bermuda, and officials said the storm already had caused at least five deaths. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said the hurricane would likely avoid a collision with ...

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Hillary Clinton faults Obama 'stupid stuff' foreign policy

Hillary Rodham Clinton is taking on President Barack Obama with the same issue he used against her in the 2008 Democratic primary: foreign policy vision. Obama lacks a specific doctrine, according to an Atlantic magazine interview with Clinton, the unannounced presidential candidate who is leading ...