Coastlines and beaches
The Coast Guard says the search for a 26-year-old woman who was swept into the ocean from a popular beach on the Washington coast has ended after a body was found that matches her description.
The Coast Guard says teams are searching for a 26-year-old woman who was swept into the ocean from a popular beach on the Washington coast.
Eight bodies of migrants have been recovered in the past two days off the coast of the Tunisian port city of Sfax, after their boats trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea toward Europe sank.
Emergency responders have recovered the body of a man who went missing in Lake Michigan off the Indiana shore.
Many sunbathers who want to take a dip in the cool water to escape the summer heat are being thwarted by high bacteria levels on popular beaches across New England.
There are plenty of alligators in Alabama. But how many enjoy a day at the beach? One such unlikely critter was spotted riding the waves recently on Dauphin Island, bobbing calmly near the human beachgoers.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Eight people were rescued Thursday at a Florida Panhandle beach as weather forecasters predicted a high chance for rip currents in the area, officials said.
MOSS LANDING, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday suspended the search for a 7-year-old boy whose mother was found dead in the water off Monterey County.
There’s a pesky problem in a wide stretch of the Atlantic Ocean that’s likely to wash up on some beaches later this year: Seaweed. Lots of it.

Archbishop Carroll, D.C. 56, Bishop O’Connell 41

Broadwater Academy 45, Denbigh Baptist 39
LIDO BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — A 35-foot (11-meter) humpback whale washed ashore and later died on a New York beach, one of several cetaceans discovered over the past two months along the shores of New York and New Jersey.
PORT REPUBLIC, N.J. (AP) — Like many kids at the Jersey Shore, Stewart Farrell loved going to the beach, playing on the sand and swimming in the ocean in and around Asbury Park.