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U.S. Coast Guard


Solar plane to embark on coast-to-coast U.S. tour

Before trying to fly around the world without using a drop of fossil fuel, the Solar Impulse visits the U.S. -- touching down in Phoenix, Dallas, New York, and other cities.

By March 28, 2013


U.S. Navy dolphins find antique torpedo

Dolphins trained by the U.S. military to find objects underwater have uncovered a late 19th century torpedo off the California coast.

By May 20, 2013


Coast Guard explains silence on Google's mystery barge

CNET and others have asked the US Coast Guard for details about Google's mystery structure in the San Francisco Bay, to no avail. The Coast Guard now says why it's staying mum.

By October 31, 2013


Self-driving car to embark on cross-country trip

Autonomous-driving tech is being put to the test in what's billed as the longest U.S. coast-to-coast journey of a self-driving car. CNET's Kara Tsuboi shows us how car equipment supplier Delphi plans to journey from San Francisco to New York, through states that currently don't allow autonomous driving.

By March 20, 2015


What scuttled Google's barge plans? The fire hazard

For a while, the mystery of the Google barges kept the buzz afloat. But then the Coast Guard took a closer look inside.

By November 7, 2014


Verizon suffers data outage across the U.S.

Customers from the East to the West Coast report trouble with both 3G and 4G access. Verizon says 4G LTE service is returning to normal, while 3G is OK.

By December 21, 2011


Virtual buoys may stop ships from crashing in fog

Coast Guard tests electronic navigation aids that could help mariners navigate even the lowest-visibility conditions.

By May 24, 2014


U.S.: BP must revise leak response by Sunday

Top Coast Guard official tells BP that its latest plans don't go far enough or include enough back-up.

By June 12, 2010


Google barge on 'hiatus' amid scrutiny from two agencies

No VIPs will be checking out Google Glass onboard the floating structure until at least late spring after the Coast Guard and another public agency raised concerns about Google's plans.

By December 9, 2013


Major quakes hit Japan; tsunami warning for U.S.

Quake of 8.9-magnitude, aftershocks, and tsunamis strike Japan, causing major damage, triggering evacuations in several countries, and leading to tsunami warnings for Hawaii and West Coast of U.S.

By March 11, 2011