Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard said it intercepted 65 Cubans trying to reach Florida or Puerto Rico since Jan. 12. That's when former President Barack Obama ended the so-called "wet foot, dry foot" policy as part of the normalization of relations with Cuba.

Coast Guard evacuates 2 hurt in crash from Beaver Island

A Coast Guard helicopter crew in northern Michigan has evacuated two people hurt in a car accident from Beaver Island.

Missing US kayaker found on uninhabited Puerto Rico island

The U.S. Coast Guard said that a kayaker from Florida who went missing off Puerto Rico's west coast was found Friday on a nearby, uninhabited island.

Senator: Coast Guard cuts conflict with Trump security goals

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski says the cuts proposed by the Office of Management and Budget would have "far-reaching implications on national security" and force the Coast Guard to halt a program in which it replaces older ships with state-of-the-art vessels built in U.S. shipyards.

Proposed cuts could force Coast Guardsmen to do more with less

President Donald Trump's administration proposed to cut the Coast Guard's $9.1 billion budget by 14 percent and use the funds to boost support for immigration enforcement, according to news reports and congressional sources.

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