More Coast Guard Articles

  • Coast Guard rescues surfer, 3 beach patrol members

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — The Coast Guard says its crews rescued a surfer and three Ocean City Beach Patrol members who were stuck in an inlet. The rescue occurred on the afternoon of July Fourth. The Coast Guard says it got a call from the Ocean City Communications Center reporting that a surfer...

  • Coast Guard: Towboat sank with 10,000 gallons fuel

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — It could be weeks before the level and current of the Mississippi River subside sufficiently for crews to safely salvage a towboat that inexplicably sank with 10,000 gallons of diesel fuel aboard, the Coast Guard said Wednesday. The 70-foot, 140-ton Jim Marko sank Tuesday near...

  • GAO denies protest over Coast Guard patrol cutters

    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — The Government Accountability Office has denied a protest from two Mississippi shipbuilders over the award of design contracts for U.S. Coast Guard offshore patrol cutters. VT Halter Marine and Ingalls Shipbuilding protested the February award of contracts to...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Note to the House GOP: Kill the Bill

    The House Republican leadership is having trouble getting 218 votes for its immigration bill.

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  • Lamar Alexander in the Crosshairs

    Nashville One name is ubiquitous at a July 22 rally for Republican Senate candidate Joe Carr, and it isn’t Joe Carr’s. Lamar Alexander, the Tennessee senator Carr hopes to defeat in the August 7...

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