"It happened really fast," one fisherman told the Toledo Blade. "Thank God the Coast Guard was here for us."
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- The Washington Post
About 42,000 active-duty Coast Guard members, who continue to work on essential operations, missed their scheduled paycheck Tuesday. This is the first time that United States Armed Forces servicemembers have not been paid during a shutdown or other lapse in government appropriation.
The United States Coast Guard rescues one survivor after a helicopter crashes near Yakutat, Alaska. Three others aboard the helicopter are missing.
Researchers report, in the "Environmental Science & Technology" journal, the discovery of antidepressant concentrations in 10 kinds of fish in the Niagara River, which links to the Great Lakes via Lakes Erie and Ontario. Speculated causes include inadequate treatment of water re-introduced into said bodies of water.
A United States Army Combat Aviation Brigade UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashes off the coast of Hawaii, with five people on board. A United States Coast Guard-led search for the missing is underway.
The U.S. Coast Guard continues to search for the missing "F-V Destination", a Seattle-based fishing vessel operating near St. George, Alaska, with a six-member crew. The Coast Guard has discovered a debris field, but no sign of the crew.