Captive Captain 'Still Alive' as Pirates Steer Lifeboat Toward Shore

The captain of a U.S.-flagged ship held hostage by armed pirates on a lifeboat in the Indian Ocean appears to be alive after a daring escape attempt -- but the pirates now seem to have fuel and to be moving closer to shore, sources told ABC News. The latest evidence that Capt. Richard Phillips, 53, is alive came as the pirates holding him in a covered lifeboat fired shots at U.S. Navy sailors who approached their vessel at an undisclosed time after the escape bid. The Navy asked for a show of...Full Story
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