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Britain raises security level for UK ships as Iran tensions simmer

The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Persian Gulf to the highest state of alert and is sending a second warship to the region as tensions with Iran continue to grow.

Navy warships built in Wisconsin draw federal scrutiny

A federal watchdog agency is questioning the U.S. Navy's $40 billion littoral combat ship program, which supports more than 1,200 jobs in Wisconsin and pumps millions of dollars into the state's economy.

Tall ships bear down on Duluth

The city of Duluth is expecting big crowds for this week's tall ships festival — and that means a big windfall, too.