Italian cruise ship runs aground 3 Bodies Found, 69 Missing

Saturday, January 14, 2012 – A Year Ago Today

The Italian captain of the cruise ship that ran aground — killing three people, injuring 20 and leaving dozens unaccounted for — was arrested late Saturday and is being investigated for abandoning ship and manslaughter, said a local prosecutor in Grosetto, Italy.

Abandoning ship is the more serious of the potential charges, authorities said.

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Dow closes down 634 points after final plunge

Monday August 8, 2011 – Five years ago today

The Dow Jones industrial average finished the day down 634.76 points Monday after a full-day sell-off accelerated in the final hour of trading as investors struggled to absorb Standard & Poor’s decision to downgrade the United States’ credit rating

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