Forecasters say they expect Igor to strengthen significantly within the next 12 hours, achieving maximum sustained winds of 110 miles an hour or more.
Laura Dekker set sail from Portugal Saturday in a bid to become the youngest sailor to circumnavigate the globe.
In this photo from Walt Disney Studios, a great white shark is seen leaping out of the water.
Tropical storm Bonnie is bearing down on the Gulf oil spill, so BP is preparing to evacuate boats and crew until tropical storm Bonnie passes. It could hit Louisiana Sunday.
Ahead of the International AIDS Conference in Vienna next week, the UN announced that young people are leading the charge against HIV infection.
'Barefoot Bandit' Colton Harris-Moore pleaded guilty to a minor offense in the Bahamas on Tuesday and is expected to be deported soon to the United States to face prosecution.
'Barefoot Bandit' or Jesse James? America has a soft spot for some wrongdoers. Colton Harris-Moore won fans on Facebook and beyond as a suspect in robberies that 'stick it to the man.'
'Barefoot bandit' Colton Harris-Moore will face illegal weapons possession and other charges in the Bahamas, following his arrest Sunday.
The VORTEX-2 tornado research project completed last week aims to increase warning times and reduce false alarms.
Sea turtles are being followed by marine biologists to learn how to protect the threatened and endangered species. The sea turtles are tagged with a satellite transmitter and other tracking devices.