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January 16, 2019 3:03 AM Maryland coast rattled by 4.7-magnitude earthquake: USGS

A 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Maryland Tuesday evening, officials said. The episode was reported to have occurred roughly 136 miles east-southeast of Ocean City, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). There was no tsunami warning in effect amid the report, The Associated Press reported. State and local authorities commented 2536

January 11, 2019 8:02 PM South Carolina congressman stopped from entering House floor with 6-pack of beer in hand

Rep. Joe Cunningham, a newly elected Democrat from South Carolina, was barred from walking onto the House floor Friday as he tried to bring a six-pack of beer with him. The banned brewskis, from the Charleston area, were a gift for Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., a co-chair of the large House Small Brewers Caucus, Cunningham said on Twitter. “Making friends 313

January 9, 2019 10:28 PM ‘Deadliest Catch’ boat capsizes, leaving multiple dead, officials say

Three people aboard the Mary B II were pronounced dead after their vessel capsized off the coast of Newport, Oregon on Tuesday, officials said. (USCG Pacific Northwest) Three people aboard the "Deadliest Catch" boat Mary B II were pronounced dead after their vessel capsized off the coast of Newport, Oregon on Tuesday, officials said. The boat was on the Discovery 249

January 8, 2019 10:23 AM Clemson defensive linemen channel Suge Knight in recruiting speech after national title win

Clemson's Christian Wilkins kisses the trophy after the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Alabama, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Santa Clara, Calif. Clemson beat Alabama 44-16. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) The Clemson Tigers defense held the Alabama Crimson Tide to just 16 points in their blowout win Monday night to claim their second 107

January 8, 2019 8:38 AM Iguanas Are Being Reintroduced to a Galapagos Island Two Centuries After They Disappeared

Some 200 years after their population was decimated by feral pigs, iguanas are being reintroduced to an island in the Galapagos archipelago, Agence France-Presse reports. Conservationists have released 1,436 Galapagos land iguanas onto Santiago Island, authorities said on Monday. The lizard species’ last recorded sighting there was made by British naturalist 99

January 6, 2019 6:28 PM Hapag Lloyd evacuates crew from burning container ship off Canada

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The German shipping line Hapag Lloyd said on Sunday it had evacuated the crew from its container ship, the Yantian Express, off Canada’s east coast after a fire spread. “Due to bad weather conditions, the fire has not been successfully contained yet and has significantly increased in intensity at times,” the firm said in a statement 104

January 5, 2019 3:39 PM How the government shutdown is affecting Americans

His son might not be able to complete his last semester The shutdown has been a stressful time for some US Coast Guard families, as about 42,000 service members are being forced to work without pay. Kayla, whose husband serves in the Coast Guard, says it took a toll on the holiday season. Things could get even tougher. Kayla says she's a full-time student 89

January 5, 2019 11:00 AM Fire kills 3 in apartment building in northeastern Spain

BARCELONA, Spain – Firefighters in Spain say that three people have been killed and more have been injured after a fire broke out in an apartment building in a town near Barcelona. Firefighters for the northeastern region of Catalonia say that the blaze on Saturday also left one baby in critical condition and two adults in serious condition. Another 107

January 4, 2019 11:49 PM Earth quake rattles Albania, 5 homes damaged, no injuries

TIRANA, Albania – Albanian authorities say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.8 has struck off the country's southwestern coast, causing material damage but no injuries. The Institute of GeoSciences, Energy, Water and Environment says the quake occurred at 1826 GMT (1926 local time) Friday and affected the Borsh commune, 240 kilometers (150 miles) 79

January 2, 2019 3:42 PM Michael Jordan Parties On $80 Million Yacht with Basketball Court!

Michael Jordan's 2019 is off to a GREAT start -- he's hanging out on an $80 MILLION super yacht off the coast of St. Barths ... and the ship has a basketball court onboard!!! Unclear if MJ is ponying up the $840,000 per week it costs to charter the 230-foot floating mansion -- but he's reportedly worth around $1 BILLION, so it's not like he can't afford 90