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Ticket to Titanic maiden voyage sold at NY auction
A New York auction house has sold an original ticket to the 1912 launch of the Titanic and a dinner menu from the ill-fated ocean liner, plus items recovered from the wreckage miles underwater.
Titanic was turning point in global news coverage
In the midst of somnolence at a little after midnight on April 15, 1912, no one knew that, 1,000 miles away, the "story of the century" was breaking — news that would change so many things, including news coverage itself.
INTERACTIVE: Go inside Titanic, test your knowledge
Explore the Titanic tragedy's universal themes, learn about the construction of the ship, test your knowledge with true or false trivia questions, and see a breakdown of cabin classes and survival rates.
Famous 'unsinkable' passenger remembered at museum
Thousands of miles from the ocean, a museum tells the story of a woman made famous by the Titanic. No, her name was not Rose, and a movie about her life, "The Unsinkable Molly Brown," starring Debbie Reynolds as a plucky lifeboat survivor, was a hit decades before Kate Winslet's doomed romance in "Titanic."
Son recalls his mother's anguish over those not rescued
On its 100th anniversary, the sinking of the Titanic remains for many an obsession. But few have as much reason as Bradford Wellman to be fascinated by the story. His mother and grandmother made it to a lifeboat that night, his mother clutching only a flashlight from the cabin.
- SLIDESHOW: Cruises commemorate Titanic voyage Two cruise ships on opposite sides of the Atlantic have embarked on journeys to visit the spot where the Titanic sank, but one that departed after a short stop on the Irish coast returned briefly when a passenger became ill.
Ships on opposite sides of ocean on Titanic trips
Two cruise ships on opposite sides of the Atlantic have embarked on journeys to visit the spot where the Titanic sank, but one that departed after a short stop on the Irish coast returned briefly when a passenger became ill.
Language was a barrier for immigrant on sinking Titanic
Imagine you’re 18, traveling alone on the Titanic and don’t speak a word of English. A few minutes before midnight on April 14, 1912, the ocean liner shudders as it slams into an iceberg. That’s what happened to Anna Sofia (Turja) Lundi, one of only 714 to survive the voyage.
INTERACTIVE: Titanic's salvaged artifacts to be sold
Remnants of the Titanic disaster are being sold in a New York City auction. See an interactive timeline of how the items were salvaged and a slideshow of some of the pieces up for auction.
100 years later, Titanic-like disaster remains a risk
The sinking of the Titanic was one of the deadliest maritime accidents ever, and led to significant improvements in safety rules aimed at preventing similar calamities. Today’s cruise ships are far better equipped to cope with emergencies. Disasters at sea are rare. Still, the question lingers: Could it happen again?
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