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Tar balls wash up on a beach. (Source:  Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Travelers Stuck As Houston Channel Oil Spill Cleanup Continues

It’s been two days since a collision in the Houston Ship Channel dumped as many as 170,000 gallons of oil from a barge into the water along the Gulf Coast. Monday workers in bright yellow suits picked quarter-sized “tar balls” out of the sand along Galveston Bay.

03/24/2014

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The Most Expensive Cruise In The World

Whether you can afford a complete splurge of a vacation or not, Silversea’s World Cruise is entertaining enough to learn more about. The most expensive cruise on the planet hits up 49 ports in 115 days of pure indulgence.

10/23/2013

In this handout from the U.S. Coast Guard, the cruise ship Carnival Triumph sits idle February 11, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico.  (credit: Paul McConnell/U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Coast Guard: Leak Caused Carnival Cruise Ship Fire

A Coast Guard official says the cause of the engine-room fire on the Carnival cruise ship Triumph was a leak in a fuel oil return line.

02/18/2013

In this handout from the U.S. Coast Guard, the cruise ship Carnival Triumph sits idle February 11, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico.  (credit: Paul McConnell/U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

No Central Agency Oversees, Inspects Cruise Ships

A maze of rules and regulations and fragmented oversight make it tough for consumers to assess the health and safety records of cruise ships.

02/16/2013

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Plano Couple Happy To Be Home From Anniversary Cruise

Catching sight of her father, 7-year-old Isabelle Raade broke into a run, landing in his arms. After a week away from her parents, she’s happy to have them back. “I missed them,” she said.

02/15/2013

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Carnival Cruise Ship Had Prior Problems Says Former Passenger

Passengers on the Carnival Triumph have described hallways filled with sewage, people fighting over food, and sickness sweeping over the ship.

CBS 11–02/13/2013

In this handout from the U.S. Coast Guard, the cruise ship Carnival Triumph sits idle February 11, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico.  (credit: Paul McConnell/U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Carnival Cancels 12 More Cruises On Troubled Ship

Carnival Cruise Lines has canceled voyages through April aboard the Triumph, a ship that has been plagued by mechanical problems in recent weeks and was finally left powerless in the Gulf of Mexico after an engine-room fire.

02/13/2013

A Crown Princess cruise ship at quay. (credit: Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images)

More Than 100 Ill On Texas-Bound Cruise Ship

A spokeswoman for Princess Cruises says more than 100 passengers and crew contracted a stomach virus on one of its ships bound for a port in Galveston.

12/21/2012

The stricken cruise liner Costa Concordi

North Texas Travelers Reflect On Cruise Ship Tragedy

North Texas travelers are dumbfounded by the tragic accident on the Costa Concordia and the captain’s reaction, but many aren’t letting it affect planning for their own trips.

01/17/2012