Hurricane Irene strengthened to a Category 2 hurricane Monday. Forecasts show it will miss Florida, but Irene may grow as it moves toward the Carolinas.
Hurricane Irene has strengthened and could become a Category 3 as it slams into Bahamas, Tuesday.
Hurricane Irene is the first hurricane of 2011 season. Irene is heading for Haiti, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas, and maybe Florida, say forecasters.
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.
A boy stands by a poster showing President Barack Obama and former President John F. Kennedy, a day before Obama's visit to Puerto Rico, on the grounds of El Morro National Park in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on June 13. Obama's June 14 trip marks the first visit to the US Territory by a sitting US President since Kennedy's 1961 visit.
A Chinese woman performs as others sing patriotic songs to celebrate the up-coming 90th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China in Beijing. China will celebrate the anniversary on July 1.
President Obama travels to San Juan, Puerto Rico, on June 14, the first time a sitting US president has visited the territory since 1961. In honor of Mr. Obama’s Puerto Rico visit, test your knowledge of the island with this quiz.
Costa Rica and Nicaragua are at loggerheads over control of a remote island on the San Juan River. Google Maps and The Hague have been sucked into the dispute.
Earthquake supplies brought into Haiti after the Jan. 12 quake include medical and sanitation supplies to stop or battle any cholera outbreak. Health officials in St. Marc saw a drop in cases Saturday.