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The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday returned 22 people from Cuba who were caught at sea off the Florida Keys in two separate migration attempts.


Flames engulf overturned cargo ship's remains off US coast; no injuries

The Coast Guard said said flames flared up inside the wreck Friday afternoon as workers used cutting torches along the hull to create a path for the 400 feet of anchor chain being used to tear the ship apart with brute force.


Mississippi River traffic reopened under damaged bridge

More than 60 tug boats hauling more than 1,000 barges were in line Friday to cross under the Hernando De Soto Bridge, the Coast Guard said.

Sea turtle saviors: New Coast Guard cutter is keeping busy on its way to Guam

A Coast Guard cutter's voyage to Guam, expected to take about 70 days, has already featured dolphins, grey whales and a sea turtle rescue.


Coast Guard looks to expand aging Seattle operations hub

The U.S. Coast Guard is proposing a renovation and expansion of its Seattle waterfront base that during the next decade will be home to three new icebreakers, and probably other vessels.


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