Titanic artifacts to be auctioned

Titanic artifacts to be auctioned

NEW YORK, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- A New York auction house says it will auction a collection of more than 5,000 artifacts from the wreck of the Titanic.

Anti-Catholic lawyer arrested

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- A Minneapolis lawyer, in dutch with a judge for making religious slurs in bankruptcy papers, was arrested Wednesday for failing to turn over business records.

Shell's arctic drilling faces opposition

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Environmental and Alaskan native groups have filed a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's decision to allow offshore oil drilling by Shell Oil in the Beaufort Sea near Alaska.

Titanic necklace stolen in Denmark

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- A necklace recovered from the sunken luxury steamship Titanic was stolen from an exhibit in Denmark, officials say.

Co. gets ownership of Titanic artifacts

NORFOLK, Va., Aug. 16 (UPI) -- A Georgia company that salvaged more than 3,000 artifacts from the Titanic on the ocean floor has won ownership of the items after a 20-year court battle.
Teen who helped build Titanic finally receives headstone

Teen who helped build Titanic finally receives headstone

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, July 29 (UPI) -- A teen who died of injuries suffered in a fall while building the Titanic in 1910 will get a headstone at his unmarked Northern Ireland grave, officials said.

Palin calls for drastic spending cuts

WASHINGTON, June 5 (UPI) -- Sarah Palin said Sunday a "President Palin" would slash federal spending to avert national bankruptcy.
Anniversary of Titanic launch celebrated

Anniversary of Titanic launch celebrated

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, May 31 (UPI) -- Ceremonies in Belfast, Northern Ireland, were held to mark the 100th anniversary of the launching of the ill-fated ocean liner Titanic, authorities said.

Piece of Titanic up for auction

DALLAS, May 9 (UPI) -- A piece of the hull of the sunken liner Titanic will go up for auction in Dallas, with some of the proceeds earmarked for a charity, auction officials said.

Famous deep-sea submersible to get upgrade

WOODS HOLE, Mass., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Alvin, one of the world's best-known submersible research craft, is about to get an upgrade that will transform its capabilities, U.S. scientists say.

New bacteria found living on Titanic wreck

OTTAWA, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- A new bacteria has been found in the wreck of the Titanic, growing in "rusticles," icicle-like structures on the ship's rusting iron, Canadian researchers say.

Titanic memorial cruise nearly full

SOUTHAMPTON, England, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- The British charter company behind a 100-year anniversary cruise following the Titanic's path said cabins are nearly sold out for the April 2012 trip.