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Last week, the CMA CGM Marco Polo sailed into Hampton Roads. To the casual observer, it was another container ship stacked high with those familiar boxes strapped behind the region’s many tractor trailers. To the port, the enormous vessel presented a reminder about the growing need to expand local shipping channels. It was a record breaker among many reached in recent years: with a capacity to ...

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In the central highlands of Chiapas, San Cristobal del as Casas serves as the nerve center of the region’s indigenous communities who live in the mountain towns throughout the region.


A call came through Virginia Beach lifeguard supervisor Sean Millard’s radio in September while he was on his lunch break. A boat was in distress offshore, and it was quickly approaching the beach in rough seas near 35th Street. What happened next earned Millard, 37, the U.S. Lifesaving Association’s prestigious Medal of Valor. It will be announced soon. Several other lifeguards who responded ...

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For those who have always wondered what it would've been like to be a passenger on the Titanic, a theme park in China is set to offer the closest experience one can get.

When USS Gerald R. Ford ties up at Newport News Shipbuilding’s pier 2 this summer after its full ship shock trials — a test involving blowing up a lot of high explosives next to the Navy’s newest carrier — the aim really isn’t to fix things that might have been shaken loose. Instead, it’ll be for the Ford’s first “planned incremental availability” — PIA or P-Yah in Navy-speak — the ...

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