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    The Carolina Queen III ran aground off the Rockaways in the early morning of Feb. 25, with waves cresting as high as 14 feet breaking onto its deck.
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    Mayday on the Carolina Queen

    As a storm pounded the Rockaways, the Coast Guard devised a daring plan to rescue seven fishermen stranded on a scallop boat.


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    From left, Jessica Grubesic, Caitlin Carey and Cian Saunders, students at Columbia University.
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    Big City

    At Columbia University, Daring to Back Clinton

    On a campus where support for Bernie Sanders can seem unequivocal, a few students have come forward to rally around the other Democratic candidate.


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    Ms. H and her cat in a pet-friendly unit at an Urban Resource Institute shelter in Brooklyn.
    CreditNicole Bengiveno/The New York Times

    Pet City

    Where the Abused, and Their Pets, Can Be Safe

    Some victims of domestic violence no longer have to make the agonizing choice between their safety and their pets.