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A crippled cruise ship that has been stranded for days in the Gulf of Mexico with limited running water and electricity is expected to finally return to dry land today. Conditions on Carnival’s Triumph are reportedly nightmarish: raw sewage spilling into hallways, three-hour lines for food, a lack of air conditioning forcing passengers to sleep on the deck. In a display of common sense and basic human decency, Carnival announced it has canceled upcoming voyages of the vessel and will provide transportation, a full refund and $500 in compensation for passengers once the boat makes it to Mobile, Ala. … Discuss

Rescue teams are continuing to try to save as many people as possible from the wreckage of the cruise ship Costa Concordia. 28 people are still missing, and rescue workers have blasted a hole in the ship to try to save as many of the missing as possible ...

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In a scene eerily reminiscent of the Titanic, a giant cruise ship carrying 4,200 passengers (along with crew) was shipwrecked on Friday night after hitting rocks that tore a hole in the hull. The accident left at least six people dead, and 15 people are still missing. The captain of the ship may be charged by police in conjunction with the incident ...

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