A helicopter approaches the Costa Concordia cruise ship that ...
Jan 19th, 2012
(Reuters) - A helicopter approaches the Costa Concordia cruise ship that ran aground off the west coast of Italy at Giglio island at dusk January 19, 2012. Search crews blasted holes into the wrecked Italian liner on Thursday to allow divers to continue a search for bodies, with time running out before the weather turns and salvage crews need to start pumping out the fuel tanks. REUTERS/ Paul Hanna (ITALY - Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT MARITIME) -
At least one person was killed when a police helicopter plunged into a busy Glasgow pub, with the death toll set to rise Saturday as rescuers battled to find survivors. The chopper smashed into the roof of The Clutha pub, where more than 100 revellers had packed in to watch a band play on Friday night ahead of St. Andrew's Day, Scotland's... [Full Article]
ROME (AP) - Hundreds of people were still aboard the Costa Concordia when the commander fled in a lifeboat, an Italian Coast Guard official testified Monday, adding that rescuers received first word of the seriousness of the shipwreck only after a passenger used a cell phone to call family. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A Philadelphia museum has the perfect holiday gift idea for the person who has everything, including a love of science and a dark sense of humor. A $200 donation buys the preservation of one of 139 skulls dating back to the 19th century in a collection at the MÃ¼tter Museum of the College of Physicians of P... [Full Article]