Residents sit on the shore and watch as the cruise ship Carnival Triumph is visible near Dauphin Island, Ala. The ship with has been idled for nearly a week in the Gulf of Mexico following an engine room fire.
Rusty and Beth Adkins of Noblesville, Ind., await the arrival of their 18-year-old daughter, Brianna, aboard the disabled Carnival Triumph in Mobile, Ala. The teenager went on a cruise with four aunts and cousins.
A small boat belonging to the Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous patrols near the cruise ship Carnival Triumph in the Gulf of Mexico. The Carnival Triumph floated aimlessly about 150 miles off the Yucatan Peninsula since a fire erupted in the engine room knocking out the ship's propulsion system.