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January 29th, 2014
11:02 PM ET

Ill-fated cruise ends as hundreds of sick passengers return home

The Royal Caribbean cruise ship 'Explorer of the Seas' returned to its port in Bayonne, New Jersey two days early. Nearly 700 people onboard were sickened by a gastrointestinal illness. Their symptoms were consistent with the norovirus. Which is to say it wasn’t a pretty sight on board that ship. Elizabeth Cohen spoke to passengers as they returned to shore.

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January 27th, 2014
09:34 PM ET

Hundreds get sick as cruise turns into vacation nightmare

A Royal Caribbean cruise is being cut short, after more than 600 people on board came down with a gastrointestinal illness. The cause hasn't been pinpointed, but the company says the symptoms are consistent with norovirus. Elizabeth Cohen has the latest.

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December 16th, 2013
09:49 PM ET

Could Carnival have avoided the Triumph cruise nightmare?

It was the vacation from hell for thousands of passengers stuck on-board the Carnival Triumph. A fire knocked out the ship's power, which meant no air conditioning, no lights, little food and water… and no flushing toilets. Conditions were so bad it was nicknamed "The Poop Cruise." Now CNN has learned that the ship set sail with only four of six generators operating and knew of a generator fire hazard across its fleet of ships. Investigative Correstpondent Drew Griffin is Keeping Them Honest.

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June 4th, 2013
10:04 PM ET

KTH: Who's keeping cruise passengers safe?

CNN's Drew Griffin investigations cruise ship regulations and the recent high-profile mishaps that have occurred on cruise vacations.

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February 15th, 2013
01:04 AM ET

Pregnant Carnival passenger: It was terrifying

Kayla Robles recounts her fear when a fire broke out on the Carnival ship Triumph. Robles, who is six months pregnant, took a vacation with her husband and his family.

Chris Cuomo also spoke with Robles' mother and sister who were awaiting her arrival in Alabama. During the interview, Theresa Gaspard thanked her son-in-law for protecting her daughter when the situation worsened due to the power outage.

Read "Five things we've learned about cruising"

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February 15th, 2013
12:41 AM ET

Former Carnival employee: Cruise industry is bullet proof

A former Carnival Cruise Lines employee says the company and cruise industry won't lose revenue after the Triumph ordeal. Jay Herring tells Chris Cuomo the reason they won't suffer financially is because people will still take cruise vacations for the great value.

Read "After a bad cruise, can you cruise into court?"

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February 15th, 2013
12:34 AM ET

Teen passenger: Stressful on Triumph

Haley Meyer, 16, tells Chris Cuomo about the challenges passengers faced on the Carnival ship that lost power for days.

Watch Pregnant Carnival passenger: It was terrifying

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