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Authorities begin to pull bodies from submerged Korean ferry

Divers retrieved more than a dozen bodies on Sunday from the submerged South Korean ferry that capsized four days ago with hundreds of children on board, opening a grim new chapter in the search and recovery process. Three bodies — the first to be retrieved from the ship’s interior —…

South Korea ferry captain defends actions, bodies seen in ship

Divers began to locate bodies Saturday inside a submerged South Korean ferry as the detained captain defended his decision to delay evacuation of the ship when it capsized nearly four days ago with 476 people on board. Investigators arrested captain Lee Joon-Seok and two of his crew early in the…

Watch: Shocking train derailment that killed 80 passengers in Spain

Update: Later reports indicate 80 passengers had been killed. SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain — A train hurtled off the tracks in northwestern Spain killing 69 passengers and injuring 143 as carriages crumpled into each other in a smoking wreckage of tangled steel. Four carriages overturned in the smash, smoke billowing…

Dangers remain for cruise ships 100 years after Titanic

The Titanic was the pride of the industry when it went down off the coast of Canada on its maiden voyage a hundred years ago with the loss of 1,514 lives, a giant of a ship. These days, the trend is for even bigger and grander vessels, especially in the…

Passengers subdue crazed flight captain who screamed about bomb

Passengers aboard JetBlue Flight 191 on Tuesday restrained the flight’s captain after he began screaming about a bomb and had to be locked out of the cockpit, according to the Associated Press. Passengers said the flight captain left the cockpit to use the restroom. When he exited, he began screaming…

WATCH: Scared passengers evacuate Italian cruise ship

Video has been released of frightened passengers evacuating the damaged Costa Concordia luxury cruise ship off the coast of Italy this weekend. Passengers are shown to be screaming in fear as they wait for lifeboats to be lowered. Ship captain Francesco Schettino was arrested on Saturday, accused of manslaughter and…

Italy liner captain blamed for ‘errors’

The owner of the luxury liner that ran aground off the coast of Italy said its captain had made “errors of judgment” as officials warned Monday the wreck was an ecological timebomb. The death toll from Friday’s disaster rose to six with the discovery early Monday of another body, as…

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