Land beneath home gives way in "gigantic crater" near Quebec. Sinkhole swallows house and three cars.
Airports in Ireland were shut for about eight hours on Tuesday as winds carried ash from the Icelandic volcano into flight paths. Though travel is now getting back to normal, meteorologists say summer winds could lead to more disruption at European airports.
A Facebook campaign is calling for Star Trek icon and Montreal native William Shatner to be appointed Governor General of Canada, a largely ceremonial role.
The eruption at Eyafjallajökull volcano in Iceland has been hugely disruptive to world travel. But as a volcanic event, it's barely worth mentioning.
From data, delight: An artist pulls her sculpture and music from the climate change numbers in the news.
A woman holds her sleeping baby during South African President Jacob Zuma's visit to a settlement for poor whites in Pretoria on March 30. While most white South Africans still enjoy lives of privilege and wealth, the number of poor whites has risen steadily over the past 15 years, with white unemployment nearly doubled between 1995 and 2005, according to the South African Institute for Security Studies.
As a debate over Iran nuclear sanctions take front stage at the G8 meeting in Quebec today, The Monitor looks at how effective past sanctions have been and what new measures are being considered.
First Ward Elementary students catch snowflakes as they wait for the bus in Charlotte, NC, on March 2.
The windswept Great Lakes hold huge promise for wind power, experts say. But a plan for an offshore wind farm in Lake Michigan is raising local ire.
Joannie Rochette, who stuck to her decision to compete, felt as though her mother was present as she skated to Olympic bronze, said Rochette's boyfriend, ice dancer Guillaume Gfeller. Rochette's mother passed on suddenly this week.