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Italian firefighters conduct search operations Sunday on the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia that ran aground off the tiny Tuscan island of Isola del Giglio, Italy. The accident sent water pouring in through a 160-foot gash in the hull and forcing the evacuation of some 4,200 people from the listing vessel early Saturday. (Associated Press)

Italian firefighters conduct search operations Sunday on the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia that ran aground off the tiny Tuscan island of Isola del Giglio, Italy. The accident sent water pouring in through a 160-foot gash in the hull and forcing the evacuation of some 4,200 people from the listing vessel early Saturday. (Associated Press)

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