• Japan Mar 9, 2021

    Japanese Man Searches For Wife a Decade Since Tsunami

    In the Miyagi prefecture in Japan, a man has gone on almost 500 dives searching for the remains of his wife, who was one of 2,500 unaccounted for in his town.

  • VMS Oct 6, 2019

    6 Hurt in Chain Reaction Ice Cream Truck Crash in La Plata

    Three people were rushed to a hospital via helicopter and others were less seriously hurt after an SUV driver hit an ice cream truck in La Plata. Two motorcycle riders also were involved in the chain reaction crash. News4’s Darcy Spencer reports. (Editor’s note: A motorcyclist involved in this crash has died. Police continue to investigate....Read the latest...

  • Los Angeles Sep 22, 2019

    Greek Police Make Arrest in 1985 Hijacking of TWA Flight 847

    Greek police said Saturday they have arrested a suspect in the 1985 hijacking of a flight from Athens that became a multi-day ordeal and included the slaying of an American. Police said a 65-year-old suspect in the hijacking was arrested Thursday on the island of Mykonos in response to a warrant from Germany. Lt. Col. Theodoros Chronopoulos, a police spokesman,...

  • The Associated Press Jun 23, 2019

    Thai Soccer Team Marks Cave Ordeal Anniversary With Run

    A year after they became trapped in a flooded cave at the start of a two-week ordeal, some of the 12 young Thai soccer players and their coach marked the anniversary of the drama on Sunday that propelled them into celebrities. Around 4,000 people took part in the marathon and biking event Sunday morning, organized by local authorities to raise...

  • California May 21, 2019

    Tesla Reduces Prices on Models S and X Amid Stock Slump

    Tesla has reduced the prices of its two most expensive models, raising concerns about fading interest in its cars and whether the company can generate enough cash to pay all the bills.

  • United States May 2, 2019

    Navy Dress Sword Used to Cut the Cake for 4 Generations Lost

    A Navy dress sword used to cut a family’s wedding cakes for four generations was lost in shipping just weeks before the next nuptials. Drew Wilder reports.

  • Maryland Apr 22, 2019

    3 DC Entrepreneurs Share How They're Fighting Climate Change

    Sam Teicher remembers coral reefs brimming with schools of fish, turtles and dolphins. Now, when he revisits those places, “it’s like entering an elephant graveyard,” he said. Since Teicher, 29, was scuba certified in 2003, he has watched as reefs have deteriorated to skeletons of what they once were. But he knows the problem exceeds even what he has witnessed....

  • spokesman Apr 18, 2019

    Diver Who Helped Save Thai Team Rescued From Tenn. Cave

    Emergency crews in northern Tennessee on Wednesday night safely retrieved a British cave diver who was part of the dramatic rescue of a Thai youth soccer team last year. A diver safely retrieved Josh Bratchley from the Mill Pond Cave system near Gainesboro in Jackson County, about 65 miles northeast of Nashville, authorities said. Bratchley — who was made a...

  • inc. Jan 20, 2019

    News4 Your Sunday: Project Innovation Grants Changed Lives

    Presented by the NBCUniversal Foundation in partnership with NBC and Telemundo stations in select markets, Project Innovation is strengthening communities by providing funding to local non-profit organizations. Pat Lawson Muse talks to past grant recipients Jackie DeCarlo, CEO of Manna Food Center, Pamela Hess, executive director of Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture, Dr. Mayde Hensen, CEO of Covenant...

  • Reporter Jan 21, 2019

    Researchers Come Face-to-Face With ‘Super-Size' Great White Shark

    Two shark researchers who came face-to-face with what could be one of the largest great whites ever recorded are using their encounter as an opportunity to push for legislation that would protect sharks in Hawaii. Ocean Ramsey, a shark researcher and conservationist, told The Associated Press that she encountered the 20-foot (6-meter) shark Tuesday near a dead sperm whale off...

  • California Dec 27, 2018

    Elon Musk's Lawyers Say His ‘Pedo Guy' Tweets Were Exaggerated as They Try to Dismiss Cave Diver's Lawsuit

    Lawyers for Elon Musk on Wednesday filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against him related to tweets calling a British rescue diver a “pedo guy,” saying the comments were exaggerated and Twitter itself is “infamous for invective and hyperbole.” Diver Vernon Unsworth sued Musk in September for libel and slander and is seeking at least $75,000 in compensatory damages....

  • Chief Nov 4, 2018

    Data Recovered From Crashed Indonesian Plane, Official Says

    Investigators succeeded in retrieving hours of data from a crashed Lion Air jet’s flight recorder as Indonesian authorities on Sunday extended the search at sea for victims and debris. National Transportation Safety Committee deputy chairman Haryo Satmiko told a news conference that 69 hours of flight data was downloaded from the recorder including its fatal flight.

  • Europe Nov 3, 2018

    Divers See Indonesian Plane Fuselage, New ‘Ping' Heard, Official Says

    Divers reported seeing the fuselage and engines of the crashed Lion Air jet on the seafloor and a ping locator has detected a signal that may be from the cockpit voice recorder, Indonesia’s search and rescue chief said Saturday. Speaking on the sixth day of the search, Muhammad Syaugi said that two engines and more landing gear had been found....

  • Twitter Sep 17, 2018

    Elon Musk Sued by Thai Cave Rescue Diver He Once Called a ‘Pedo'

    A British diver who helped rescue youth soccer players trapped in a cave in Thailand is suing Elon Musk, alleging that the Tesla CEO falsely accused him of being a pedophile. Diver Vernon Unsworth, who lives north of London, contends that Musk made the false allegation on Twitter and then repeated multiple other falsehoods after the dramatic rescue of a...

  • georgia Sep 13, 2018

    Storm Evacuees Find Refuge at Speedways, Makeshift Shelters

    Pieces of hurricane evacuee Melody Rawson’s South Carolina life are now spread out on a grassy field, a slab of concrete and a picnic table at a campground outside Atlanta Motor Speedway. They include two dogs, a cockatoo in its cage, a couple of coolers with sandwich meat and the mangled remains of a tire that blew out at midnight...

  • Texas Aug 7, 2018

    Families Finding Life in The Afterlife at Coral Reef Cemetery Off Coast of Miami Beach

    It took nearly four years for multiple government agencies to sign off on this underwater mausoleum, which is designed to encourage a healthy ecosystem.

  • Associated Press Jul 24, 2018

    Thailand's Soccer Boys Prepare to Ordain as Buddhist Novices

    The young soccer teammates and their coach who were rescued after being trapped in a cave in northern Thailand took part in a Buddhist ceremony Tuesday as they prepared to be ordained to become Buddhist novices and monks. Eleven of the boys and their coach prayed to ancient relics and offered drinks and desserts placed in gilded bowls to spirits...

  • food Jul 19, 2018

    Rescued Thai Soccer Team Prays for Fortune at Temple

    The Thai soccer boys and their coach began their first day back home with their families since they were rescued from a flooded cave with a trip to a Buddhist temple on Thursday to pray for protection from misfortunes. The 11 boys and the coach kneeled and pressed their hands in prayer to the tune of chanting monks. They were...

  • CEO Jul 18, 2018

    Elon Musk Apologizes for Calling Thai Cave Diver a ‘Pedo'

    Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile, saying he spoke in anger but was wrong to do so. There was no immediate public reaction to Musk’s tweets from diver Vern Unsworth, who in colorful language in a TV interview had accused the Tesla founder and SpaceX...

  • Maryland Jul 17, 2018

    USA Diving Accused in Lawsuit of Ignoring Sex Abuse of Divers

    Two former divers are suing USA Diving, accusing the national governing body of ignoring or obstructing inquiries into allegations that a coach sexually abused them when they were young athletes dreaming of Olympic glory. The federal lawsuit, filed last week, names Indianapolis-based USA Diving, Inc., the Ohio State University Diving Club and Will Bohonyi. The suit alleges that Bohonyi, who...

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