A coast guard boat passes the Costa Concordia, as the cruise liner lies aground in front of the harbor of Giglio Island.
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January 20, 2012 Search and rescue operations at the wreck of the Costa Concordia have resumed, after being halted for a third time, due to choppy waters and the partially submerged vessel's tendency to shift on the rocks near Italy's coast.
Searchers climbing on to the Costa Concordia earlier today (Jan. 19, 2012).
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January 19, 2012 More than 20 people are still missing. The Costa Concordia hit some rocks on Friday and listed over on it starboard side. Eleven deaths have been confirmed. There were about 4,200 passengers and crew onboard.
The cruise ship Costa Concordia leans on its side off the Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy.
January 18, 2012 The Costa Concordia shifted slightly earlier today, forcing searchers to back off at least temporarily. So far, 11 people are known to have died. Another two dozen are still missing. The ship's captain is under house arrest.
The cruise ship Costa Concordia, earlier today (Jan. 17, 2012).
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January 17, 2012 The death toll from Friday's crash off the coast of Tuscany has risen to at least 11. The ship's captain is accused of manslaughter. He allegedly abandoned the ship before some passengers were off. You can hear him be ordered to get back on board.
The cruise ship Costa Concordia leans on its side off the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy.
January 17, 2012 Divers and rescue personnel are still trying to reach areas of the cruise ship Costa Concordia that haven't yet been explored in a bid to see if any of the 29 people who remain unaccounted for after Friday's crash off the Italian coast are alive.
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