Hurricane Irene has strengthened and could become a Category 3 as it slams into Bahamas, Tuesday.
The Aruba missing girl case focused on report that she disappeared while snorkeling. Aruba police have arrested her travel companion. American Natalee Holloway went missing in 2005 in Aruba too.
Mark Sanford went on a vacation again without telling his lieutenant governor where he was going.
An American Airlines flight 331 from Miami with more than 150 aboard overshot a runway in Jamiaca. Some 44 people were taken to nearby hospitals but American Airlines said only two were admitted to the hospital, and nobody suffered life-threatening injuries.
Next year’s gubernatorial election seems likely to focus not on the economy or unemployment, but on candidates’ relationships.
Volunteers with the charity group use converted school buses to prepare food for the needy – currently in a part of Louisiana still reeling from hurricane damage.