At least one person died and another person is missing, though 14 people have survived, when the HMS Bounty, a replica of the famed 18th century ship, sunk on Monday. It was a casualty of the rough seas and high winds from Hurricane Sandy.
Hurricane Sandy broke records when it came ashore Monday night. It brought 13-foot storm surges to New York City and inundated cities along the Jersey Shore. Millions of people were left without power. Tuesday, officials there were evaluating damage while inland, people prepared for blizzard conditions.
The northeast United States is bracing Monday for Hurricane Sandy to move on shore with winds approaching 100 mph and a storm surge that is already inundating cities in New York and New Jersey. This Frankenstorm is moving in a weird way, something that's unexpected more than once in 500 years.
For Filipinos looking for a taste of heir homeland, Jollibee is ubiquitous. With more than 900 locations in the Philippines and a growing number of branches abroad, the fast food chain blends American style fast food with a uniquely Filipino culture.
Disney has become the latest company to vow to eliminate non-sustainable paper products from its operations, wherever possible. That includes in its book publishing, an area where up until two years ago all of the publishers used virgin paper, often coming from rain forests.
A Turkish baker, who says he had high hopes for Barack Obama when he was elected U.S. president back in 2008, says he's disappointed with how the whole term has turned out. But he's baked Obama into a baklava, hoping the sugary dessert will help Obama take a sweeter tact with his foreign policy.
When you carve a pumpkin, do you cut the top off first? Do you ever wash your pumpkins? If you do, and you don't, then you're not giving your jack-o-lantern the best chance of enduring all the way until Halloween night.
In Southern California, a stone's throw from the Mexican border, there's a little town called Brawley -- a hotbed, believe it or not, of major league pitching talent. But the secret to the town's success lies some 22 miles to the south, in a Mexican city called Mexicali.
With U.S. demand for coal at decades-low levels, mining companies are turning elsewhere for places to sell their products. In most cases, that means the booming economies of Asia — and long trips on container ships.
Scientists from Utah have been collecting hair from across the country, and even the world. They're building it into a map that will show where a person lives, where they've traveled. It's been useful to law enforcement, trying to solve crimes.