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Swimmer Injured in Cape Cod Shark Attack

August 16, 2018 |

A man swimming off Cape Cod was attacked by a shark on Wednesday and was airlifted to a hospital. It was the first shark attack on a human at the popular summer tourist destination since 2012. The victim was a 61-year-old man, who suffered puncture wounds to his torso and…

Cape Cod Town Marks 100 Years Since WWI Sub Attack

July 17, 2018 |

Over 3,000 miles from the trenches and battlefields of the Western Front, where many hundreds of thousands had already died, residents of Orleans, Mass., were enjoying a typical summer morning on July 21, 1918, waiting for the fog to lift off the shore. Then suddenly, a German U-156 submarine…

Cape Town Isn’t Only Big City With Water Crisis

February 12, 2018 |

Cape Town’s water situation is dire , but although it may soon be the first big city in the world to run out of H2O, it’s not the only one nearing such a precarious position. The BBC takes a look at other major urban areas thirsting for liquid sustenance, citing a…


Cape Town tightens water limits

February 2, 2018 |

Cape Town — a city once at the forefront of Africa’s green movement — implemented new emergency water restrictions Thursday as the sprawling metropolis prepares for the day their taps run dry. – RSS Channel – World


Satellite images show Cape Town’s shriveling reservoir

February 1, 2018 |

New satellite images show just how far Cape Town’s biggest water reservoir has shrunk as the city nears the day when it completely runs out of water. – RSS Channel – World


‘Mama Rosie’ cares for Cape Town’s AIDS orphans

November 26, 2017 |

When Rosie Mashale moved to Khayelitsha — Cape Town, South Africa’s largest township — she was alarmed to see children in the dump near her home, scavenging for something to eat. – RSS Channel – World


New flavors on classic Cape Cod

September 16, 2016 |

Part of the appeal of the Outer Cape has always been the rustic charm of the fried seafood restaurants, taffy shops, souvenir stores and ice cream parlors dotting the main artery, Route 6. – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas

Boy, 6, Hooks Great White Shark Off Cape Cod

July 12, 2016 |

“We’re going to need a bigger boat.” That’s what Lars White told his 6-year-old son, Blake, after the boy hooked a great white shark while fishing Saturday off Cape Cod, the AP reports. The Houston resident told the Cape Cod Times that the 10- to 12-foot-long shark swam into the…

Cape Verde Soldier Kills 11, Disappears

April 27, 2016 |

A disgruntled soldier is suspected of gunning down eight other soldiers and three civilians Tuesday at a military barracks in Cape Verde, the West African country’s government says. The suspected soldier is missing but there are “strong indications” he was behind the slayings, the former Portuguese colony’s government said in…