Hurricane Igor, now a Category 1 hurricane, blew through Bermuda on a northeast track. High winds and flooding knocked out electricity to 30 percent of the residents. Most tourists fled the island before Hurricane Igor arrived.
Hurricane Julia has maximum sustained winds Tuesday near 75 mph, with some additional strengthening expected during the next day or so.
This satellite image, photographed by an Expedition 24 crew member on the International Space Station on Aug. 30, shows an oblique view of the eye of Hurricane Earl centered just north of the Virgin Islands, packing 115-kilometer winds. The photo was taken with a digital still camera using a 50mm lens. Hurricane Earl gained more punch on September 2, 2010 as the large storm churned up the Atlantic threatening the U.S. East Coast with dangerous winds and large swells and forcing evacuations in North Carolina.
Hurricane Earl could still stay out over the Atlantic, but it’s going to be a close call. So East Coast residents should practice evacuation in case hurricane Earl comes ashore.
With the 'March Madness' NCAA men's basketball tournament set to begin Tuesday, here's a quick list of fun facts on the 65-team field. Which team has the longest current winning streak, you ask?
Relief agencies have put out calls for donations, and are preparing teams to go to Haiti in the wake of Tuesday's quake. A hospital, the National Palace, and other buildings in Haiti's capital were damaged in the biggest earthquake to hit the island in 200 years.
Texting and driving – and gadgets like iPods and GPS devices – are a public safety epidemic.