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Search crews find El Faro’s missing data recorder

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Federal investigators say they have found the missing data recorder for the sunken cargo ship El Faro.

The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday said it had recovered the voyage data recorder, which may help investigators better understand the final moments of the ship’s last journey during a hurricane.

Three storm names retired

MIAMI—The organization that names tropical storms and hurricanes says it will retire the names Erika, Joaquin, and Patricia following the 2015 season.

The World Meteorological Organization announced yesterday that Elsa and Julian will be used for future storms in the Atlantic while Pamela will be used in the eastern North Pacific.

Enbridge pipeline replacement gets conditional approval

CALGARY — Canada’s National Energy Board has granted conditional approval to a massive Enbridge Inc., project to replace a pipeline that would enable more Canadian crude to flow into the U.S.

The $7.5-billion Line 3 Replacement project involves rebuilding a 1031-mile (1,660-kilometre) pipeline that’s nearly a half-century old and has had several ruptures over the years.

Last-lap pass fuels Edwards

RICHMOND, Va.—Carl Edwards had been grinding for 30 laps yesterday—doing everything he could to catch Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch in a two-way breakaway from the pack at Richmond International Raceway.

When he finally caught him on the last lap, and in the final turn, he had no time to think about what would be the prudent thing to do.