Massive tuna nets $3.1 million at Japan auction

(CNN)Self-proclaimed Japanese “Tuna King” and sushi restaurant owner Kiyoshi Kimura paid a record $3.1 million (333.6 million yen) for a giant bluefin tuna at the New Year’s auction at Tokyo’s Toyosu fish market Saturday. The massive bluefin tuna was caught near northern Japan’s Aomori prefecture, according to Japanese broadcaster NHK.…

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They were low on food and stranded at sea for 3 weeks. Then a cruise ship appeared.

(CNN)The two sailors had been stranded on their boat for nearly three weeks. They were adrift and out of fuel, low on fresh water, and surviving off what fish they managed to catch. The chance encounter was only possible because the cruise ship had been rerouted from Cienfuegos, Cuba to…

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