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  • molly-brown.jpg Famous 'unsinkable' passenger remembered at museum

    Thousands of miles from the ocean, a museum tells the story of a woman made famous by the Titanic. No, her name was not Rose, and a movie about her life, "The Unsinkable Molly Brown," starring Debbie Reynolds as a plucky lifeboat survivor, was a hit decades before Kate Winslet's doomed romance in "Titanic."

    April 14, 2012 1 Photo 1 Slideshow 4 Stories

  • wellman.jpg Son recalls his mother's anguish over those not rescued

    On its 100th anniversary, the sinking of the Titanic remains for many an obsession. But few have as much reason as Bradford Wellman to be fascinated by the story. His mother and grandmother made it to a lifeboat that night, his mother clutching only a flashlight from the cabin.

    April 13, 2012 2 Photos 1 Slideshow 5 Stories

  • titanic-cruise8.jpg SLIDESHOW: Cruises commemorate Titanic voyage Two cruise ships on opposite sides of the Atlantic have embarked on journeys to visit the spot where the Titanic sank, but one that departed after a short stop on the Irish coast returned briefly when a passenger became ill.

    April 13, 2012

  • titanic-cruise6.jpg Ships on opposite sides of ocean on Titanic trips

    Two cruise ships on opposite sides of the Atlantic have embarked on journeys to visit the spot where the Titanic sank, but one that departed after a short stop on the Irish coast returned briefly when a passenger became ill.

    April 13, 2012 1 Photo 1 Slideshow 5 Stories

  • anna.jpg Language was a barrier for immigrant on sinking Titanic

    Imagine you’re 18, traveling alone on the Titanic and don’t speak a word of English. A few minutes before midnight on April 14, 1912, the ocean liner shudders as it slams into an iceberg. That’s what happened to Anna Sofia (Turja) Lundi, one of only 714 to survive the voyage.

    April 12, 2012 1 Photo 5 Stories

  • titanic-artifact.jpg INTERACTIVE: Titanic's salvaged artifacts to be sold

    Remnants of the Titanic disaster are being sold in a New York City auction. See an interactive timeline of how the items were salvaged and a slideshow of some of the pieces up for auction.

    April 11, 2012 1 Photo

  • Titanic-old.jpg 100 years later, Titanic-like disaster remains a risk

    The sinking of the Titanic was one of the deadliest maritime accidents ever, and led to significant improvements in safety rules aimed at preventing similar calamities. Today’s cruise ships are far better equipped to cope with emergencies. Disasters at sea are rare. Still, the question lingers: Could it happen again?

    April 11, 2012 1 Photo 6 Stories

  • Charles-Romaine.jpg Indiana cardsharp one of few men to escape Titanic

    Charles Romaine's life appeared as fascinating as it was ironic. He survived the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 only to get struck and killed by a New York cab a block from his home 10 years later.

    April 11, 2012 1 Photo 5 Stories

  • graveyard-titanic3.jpg Visitors drawn to town where Titanic's dead are buried

    This is a place that has a deep connection to the tragedy. Halifax is 700 miles west of the spot where the ocean liner hit an iceberg; the ships bringing bodies back to land arrived starting late in April.

    April 11, 2012 3 Photos 5 Stories

  • Titanic-Sunbury1.jpg Titanic replica sets sail ... in a pond

    A 6-foot-long model of the Titanic – built on a scale of 1 to 144 of the original ocean liner -- is not just a showboat. With a custom-built rudder, propellers and remote control, it's made to sail, all the while looking like its namesake, down to the tiniest detail.
    Includes video.

    April 10, 2012 3 Photos

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