The fate of some 40 stranded whales off Florida was unclear Friday, with officials saying they had lost track of two dozen but were hopeful these had swum to safety. Twenty-four of the mammals were unaccounted for, Blair Mase of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration told reporters, calling the development "encouraging." Eleven of the pilot whales have died since the mysterious mass stranding in a remote area off the US state's Everglades National Park was first reported on Tuesday, with rescuers racing against time to save the rest.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Italian classical singer Andrea Bocelli says he might one day get to use the tools that researchers around the world are developing with support from the foundation that bears his name.