A Shortfin Mako shark is found worldwide and is one of the fastest sharks, clocked at over 40 miles per hour.
Around 20,000 Filipinos were evacuated from the slopes of the Mayon Volcanoe on the Philippines' main island of Luzon Tuesday. The volcano, which has erupted and left fatalities in the past, is a reminder of dangers of living on the Pacific "ring of fire."
In the Pacific, jumbo squid have moved to new waters, signaling changes in the ocean, scientists observe.
THE FIRST COUPLE: Despite criticism earlier this fall for his selection of jeans at a baseball game, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, looking stylish in this Feb. 22 photo while attending a dinner with the nation's governors, are routinely recognized for their good fashion choices. Okay, so mostly Michelle, but Barack looks pretty dapper in his tux!
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez recently compared Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to Idi Amin and Robert Mugabe - in a good way. Ahmadinejad's other Latin America stops include Brazil and Bolivia.
Norah Jones' latest CD, Pixar's 'Up' on DVD, illustrated 'Kitchen Knife Skills' book for the cook in your family, and more.
A Brazil blackout plunged large parts of the country into darkness last night, adding to Brazil's 'to do' list ahead of the World Cup and Olympics.
For the first time in 40 years, an Israeli president is paying a state visit to Brazil. Israel President Shimon Peres began a week-long visit to Brazil and Argentina today. A key reason: Iran's growing influence in Latin America.
US lawmakers working on legislation and diplomats everywhere doubt there’ll be any major breakthrough at next month’s meeting in Copenhagen.
Melting ice on Mt. Kilimanjaro is mirrored on other tropical summits around the world affected by global warming.