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International Trips You Can Do In A Weekend

Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.

01/21/2014

Cruise Ship 'Triumph'

Oakland Woman Describes Horrific Conditions Aboard Carnival Cruise Gone Wrong

An Oakland woman who was aboard the stranded Carnival cruise ship Triumph describes the horrific conditions on the boat after the power went out causing some major sewage problems.

02/18/2013

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Aspen in the San Francisco Bay (U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Cutter Arrives In San Francisco After Gulf Cleanup Mission

The sun beamed across a clear blue sky and a marching band played as the Coast Guard cutter Aspen docked on Yerba Buena Island, five months after it was dispatched to the Gulf of Mexico to help clean up the BP spill.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/12/2010

Sheen on Water After Oil Platform Explodes Off LA. Coast

NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) _ An oil platform exploded and caught fire Thursday off the Louisiana coast, spreading a mile-long oil sheen into the Gulf of Mexico. All 13 crew members were rescued from the […]

09/02/2010

House Passes Oil Drilling Regulations

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)_ A Bay Area Congressman made his voice heard in the sweeping legislation passed by the House, to regulate oil drilling.

07/31/2010

BP's Oil Well to Stay Shut Despite Tropical Storm

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) — Engineers have grown so confident in the leaky cap trapping oil inside BP’s crippled well that they will leave it closed and unwatched if a tropical storm that […]

07/22/2010

BP Claims Progress on New Cap

NEW ORLEANS (AP) BP crews are claiming progress as they try to fit a tighter cap on the ruptured well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.

07/11/2010

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