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Puerto Rico adopts new cruise industry incentives

Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla has approved a package of incentives aimed at bringing more cruise ship passengers to the U.S. island territory. Full story

July 28: Nightly News Sunday broadcast

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Lawmakers turn attention to crime on cruise ships

   In a year filled with high-profile cruise ship mishaps, lawmakers are now turning their attention to the amount of crime that takes place while vacationers are out at sea. NBC’s Mark Potter reports.

Cruise to Set Sail to Investigate Ocean Acidification

The waters off the Pacific Northwest are becoming more acidic, making life more difficult for the animals that live there, especially oysters and the approximately 3,200 people employed in the shellfish industry. Full story

After fires, cruise line execs answer questions

The presidents of Carnival Cruise Lines and Royal Caribbean International defended their industry and their practices to senators Wednesday following two recent high-profile fires that damaged ships. Full story

Captain on trial in Italy wants tests on shipwreck

The captain of the capsized Costa Concordia on Thursday asked the judge at his manslaughter trial to order tests on the cruise liner's wreckage to determine why electrical and other systems failed after the vessel struck a reef off an Italian island in 2012, killing 32 people. Full story

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  Seriously, Mayor Bloomberg?

Melissa Harris-Perry pushes back on New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s latest claim that too many white people are being stopped and frisked.

  5 summer vacation packages that are worth it

Courtney Scott from Travelocity shows off a variety of family vacation packages where you can get the most bang for your buck, such as a Florida trip to Orlando, cruise getaways to explore the islands and an all-inclusive resort for couples.

  Duchess Kate attends last solo outing before birth

She is about to become a mother, but the Duchess of Cambridge was on Godmother duties today, as she officially christened a cruise ship. Naming the vessel 'The Royal Princess', today was Kate's last solo engagement before she gives birth. ITV’s Tim Ewart reports, from Southampton.

  Formerly adrift cruise ship ready to sail again

The Carnival Triumph, the cruise ship that was damaged by an engine fire that left it adrift for almost a week with food in short supply and no working toilets, has been refurbished and is ready to return to sea. NBC’s Janet Shamlian reports.

  Royal Caribbean CEO: ‘We’re very sorry’

More than 2,200 passengers were evacuated from the Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas Monday after a dangerous fire broke out. The ship managed to dock safely in the Bahamas and all of the passengers were flown back to the U.S. NBC’s Tom Costello reports.

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File photo of an overview during the rescue operation of the capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia in front of Giglio harbour
File photo of an overview during the rescue operation of the capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia in front of Giglio harbour

An overview during the rescue operation of the capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia surrounded by cranes in front of Giglio harbour in this November 6, 2012 file photo. Four Costa Concordia crew members and a company official were sentenced to jail in Italy on 20 July, 2013 for their part in the 20

File photo of capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia surrounded by cranes during a salvage operation in front of Giglio harbour
File photo of capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia surrounded by cranes during a salvage operation in front of Giglio harbour

The capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia is surrounded by cranes during a salvage operation in front of Giglio harbour in this January 11, 2013 file photo. Four Costa Concordia crew members and a company official were sentenced to jail in Italy on 20 July, 2013 for their part in the 2012 cruise shi

Costa Concordia
Costa Concordia

The Costa Concordia cruise ship lies on its side in the waters of the Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy, Monday, July 8, 2013. The luxury cruise ship ran aground off the coast of Tuscany on Jan 13, 2012, sending water pouring in through a 160-foot (50-meter) gash in the hull and forcing the evacuation

People swim in front of the capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia lying surrounded by cranes outside Giglio harbour
People swim in front of the capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia lying surrounded by cranes outside Giglio harbour

People swim in front of the capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia lying surrounded by cranes outside Giglio harbour July 17, 2013. The trial of the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship, which capsized off Italy's coast last year killing 32 people, resumes on Wednesday after it was delayed by a