Scientists judge the overall health of the Gulf of Mexico as nearly back to normal one year after the BP oil spill, but with glaring blemishes that restrain their optimism about nature's resiliency, an Associated Press survey of researchers shows. Full story
The rear section of an Air France jet that crashed off Brazil's coast in 2009 remains relatively intact on the ocean floor, raising hopes the plane's "black boxes" may still be attached to the wreckage, family of some victims said Tuesday after being briefed by officials. Full story
NBC News’ Kerry Sanders reports on new images of the Titanic debris spread across the sea floor as they emerge.
NBC's Kerry Sanders has the first images from an expedition that is mapping the Titanic's final resting place on the bottom of the North Atlantic in 3D.
While officials aren't sure if seepage near BP’s just-capped well is connected to the spill site, they say the issue is not serious enough to have engineers adjust the containment cap. NBC’s Anne Thompson reports.
Evidence of leaks from the bottom of BP's oil well as well as seepage on the ocean floor cast doubt on BP's ability to keep the busted well plugged until a relief well is completed. NBC's Anne Thompson reports.
BP and federal officials remain cautiously optimistic that the new cap has killed the well that pumped thousands of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico for 87 days, but engineers aren’t sure what to make of the low pressure readings coming from equipment nearly a mile below the surface. Following
A World War Two era German Dornier 17 bomber is seen using high-tech sonar equipment, showing it to be largely intact and well-preserved on the sea floor, in an undated photo off the Kent coast. A rare World War II German bomber shot down over the English Channel, hidden for years by shifting sands