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Stories with place: Atlantic Ocean
  • Worldwide strengthening El Nino giveth and taketh away story has photos
    Updated: Jul-27-15 4:37 pm

    WASHINGTON - In California, they're counting on it to end an historic drought; in Peru, they've already declared a pre-emptive emergency to prepare for devastating flooding. It's both an economic stimulus and a recession-maker. And it's likely to increase the price of coffee, chocolate and sugar.

  • Fishermen say camera requirement invades privacy 
    Updated: Jul-25-15 9:05 am

    OCEAN CITY, Maryland - When the longline on the Sea Born is engaged, which is most of the time when it's out in the Atlantic, two video cameras record everything on the deck and side of the boat.

  • Surfer fighting off shark not so unusual in South Africa story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-20-15 2:37 pm

    JOHANNESBURG - A shark attacking a top surfer during a televised competition in South Africa captured the world's attention but the incident is not highly unusual. South Africa has an average of six shark attacks including one death each year.

  • Shellfish mother lode found off Cape May 
    Updated: Jul-19-15 10:34 am

    VILLAS, New Jersey - It may be fortunate that nobody has asked Dvora Hart to count the Atlantic sea scallops recently captured by camera images off the New Jersey coast.

  • Huge herring haul worries rival fishermen, environmentalists story has photos
    Updated: Jul-12-15 11:17 am

    ROCKLAND, Maine - A little fish that New Englanders have sought since the Colonial era is at the center of a battle over how to manage massive boats that trawl swaths of ocean off the East Coast.

  • Newport's Cliff Walk by Gilded Age mansions now smoke-free 
    Updated: Jul-06-15 9:00 am

    NEWPORT, Rhode Island - Now that smokers can no longer light up on Newport's iconic Cliff Walk, the only thing breathtaking is the view.

  • Newport's Cliff Walk by Gilded Age mansions now smoke-free story has photos
    Updated: Jul-05-15 2:57 pm

    NEWPORT, Rhode Island - Now that smokers can no longer light up on Newport's iconic Cliff Walk, the only thing breathtaking is the view.

  • Could searchers' sonars have missed wreckage of Flight 370? story has photos
    Updated: Jul-03-15 11:14 am

    CANBERRA, Australia - Amid rising frustrations over the expensive, so-far fruitless search for vanished Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, experts are questioning the competence of the company in charge, including whether crews may have passed over the sunken wreckage without even noticing.