LOS ANGELES (AP) - The huge engines that helped boost the Apollo 11 mission to the moon have been in the Atlantic for more than four decades. Now an Internet billionaire and space enthusiast says he used sonar to spot the artifacts and wants to raise at least one to... more »
Hurricane Julia has formed far out over the Atlantic, becoming the fifth hurricane of the season.
Julia has maximum sustained winds Tuesday near 75 mph with some additional strengthening expected during the next day or so. The hurricane is located about 330 miles west of the Cape Verde Islands... more »
Hurricane Danielle is getting a little stronger in the open Atlantic as it heads toward Bermuda. Danielle's maximum sustained winds increased Thursday to 105 mph and additional strengthening is expected.
Danielle is located about 860 miles southeast of Bermuda and moving northwest near 16 mph.
Farther east in... more »
Forecasters say the day after one of the hottest in decades in the Eastern U.S. won't be any more comfortable. More of the same is forecast today with temperatures in the 90s to 100 degrees or more.
The temperature broke records yesterday in New York, where it hit 103,... more »
The federal government has recommended an endangered-species listing for the loggerhead turtles swimming off the Atlantic Ocean coast, a decision that could have big implications for the fishing industry.
The listing was proposed Wednesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for... more »
Thousands of dead fish washed up on the shores of a popular beachside lagoon in Rio over the weekend, offending joggers' olfactory senses and leading the city to fight the stench with disinfectant.
The official state news service Agencia Brasil said about 100 city employees working full-time cleared nearly... more »
Homes are flooded and drivers were stranded in parts of South Florida as a wet storm system from the Gulf headed north with snow forecast along much of the Atlantic seaboard. Winter storm warnings were issued Friday from the Carolinas and far eastern Tennessee to New Jersey ahead of forecast... more »
The hurricane season is ending with barely a whimper. The 2009 Atlantic season officially ends Tuesday. This year produced just nine named storms, including three hurricanes. Only two tropical storms - Claudette in August and Ida in November - made landfall in the U.S. Those tropical storms brought heavy rain... more »
Coast Guard officials in South Florida say three boaters reported missing on a trip from Lake Worth to the Bahamas have been located. Authorities say the crew aboard the Flying Pig heard a marine broadcast Tuesday that asked other boaters to be on the lookout for their vessel. The crew... more »