On Friday, the Coast Guard returned to the water to continue the search for a man who went overboard.
"This situation had the potential to become much worse, in a hurry," Public Affairs Specialist 1st Class Nate Littlejohn of the 17th Coast Guard District told Newsweek.
"The decision to suspend a search is always difficult and is made after careful consideration of all the facts," the Coast Guard stated.
"I mean come on, man. Is the sun getting to you?" President Joe Biden asked a graduating class of Coast Guard cadets after they failed to laugh at his joke on Wednesday.
Kelsey Jackson took the giant float out to the ocean at Fort Morgan Beach, in Alabama, when disaster struck.
The Monday incident was the third encounter in the last month where Iranian fast-attack boats sped toward American ships.
Iran denounced the U.S. Navy on Tuesday, saying it employed "provocative and aimless shooting," after a Coast Guard cutter fired warning shots at Revolutionary Guard vessels.
Wind and waves caused the commercial ship to flip over in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday. The U.S. Coast Guard has been searching for 12 missing people south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.
Representatives of the two governments are scheduled to sign a document on Friday signaling their intent to cooperate further on maritime security in the face of China's growing gray-zone activities.
The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for 16 people who have gone missing off the coast of Florida after traveling in two separate boats from the Bahamas and Cuba.
The two men and a woman, who are Cuban nationals, are said to have survived on the Bahamian island by eating rats and coconuts.
The attack victim was rescued by a specialist U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew and flown to the capital city of Juneau, where emergency medical services were waiting.
We realized this was a time sensitive case, and that we needed to help this child get to a higher level of medical care as soon as possible," Petty Officer 2nd Class Carlos A. Garay explained.
The 23-year-old man had to be medevaced from the cruise ship Carnival Valor in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
The driver told authorities that he misjudged lights on the pier, but the Coast Guard has said the driver was also under the influence of alcohol.
"When going out kayaking please ensure you have all the correct safety equipment and a means to call for help," an RNLI spokesperson said after multiple kayakers were rescued.
The unknown culprit, reportedly speaking in an American accent, cited links to the Russian government and threatened to set off anti-submarine weapons and shoot down planes.
The passenger—who has not yet been named—was rescued on Wednesday morning from the Oosterdam, a Holland America Line liner that was en-route to Yakutat, Alaska.
"We're still holding hope that someone may have swam to shore."
"We are deeply troubled by what appear to be repeated efforts by the Coast Guard to impede our investigation," Democrats Elijah Cummings and Bennie Thompson wrote in a letter to Coast Guard Adm. Karl Schultz.
Climate change is driving rising global temperatures and melting huge amounts of ice in the Arctic, opening the region to the world's great powers.
The Coast Guard lifted the girl from the liner to their chopper using a metal basket.
The Alaskan Coast Guard rescued a 61-year-old woman on Tuesday and a 62-year-old woman on Wednesday.
The U.S. Armed Forces is made up of seven uniformed branches.
Maxine Waters warns that Democrats, liberal members of the news media and all other critics of President Donald Trump are "walking targets" after a judge ordered the release of alleged Coast Guard "terrorist" Christopher Hasson.
Two individuals had "minor medical issues" that were treated by the cruise ship's medical staff, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
The Libyan coastguard has enjoyed all kind of support from European governments in exchange for preventing refugees and migrants from reaching European shores - even if such cooperation results in torture.
Christopher Hasson, a self-described white nationalist, is accused of planning an attack against Democratic politicians and the media.
The passenger was airlifted to a Savannah, Georgia hospital within about an hour.