A medical emergency Tuesday diverted the cruise ship retracing the path of the ill-fated Titanic 100 years after its sinking.
College football fans come in all shapes and sizes. This Christmas season, I've found a few football fanatics who reside fairly close to the North Pole.
A hiker found the body of a skydiving instructor missing for nearly four months, police in Moab, Utah, said Wednesday.
While many visitors to Canada -- especially those who think Canadians live under a permanent blanket of snow -- are surprised to learn that wine is produced in Canada, their suspicion is always tempered after a drink or two.
A skydiving instructor last seen a week ago in eastern Utah left behind cash, a passport and his driver's license, said an acquaintance who is helping in the search.
Summer in the U.S. and Canada is all about road tripping. Here are 7 of our favorites, some well known, others following country roads that only locals usually travel. All of them have plenty of room for improvisation.
The California fertility doctor who implanted a dozen embryos in Nadya Suleman, resulting in the birth of eight babies, will lose his medical license on July 1, state officials said.
iReporters give CNN their tips for a long-lasting, successful marriage.
What are the essential ingredients for a successful marriage? To mark William and Catherine's marriage, we asked you how you keep the flame alive through thick and thin.
It's an adventure the passengers on an Antarctic cruise hadn't bargained for when they signed up for a voyage to the icy continent.
Fifty-two years ago, the survivors of the Springhill Mine Disaster in Nova Scotia revealed a few things to the world about the brutality of survival in the depths.
Widespread power outages and road closures as Tropical Storm Earl makes it's way up Canada's eastern coast. CBC reports.
Earl became a post-tropical storm late Saturday night as it continued to lash parts of Canada with heavy winds and rainfall, the National Hurricane Center said.
Aerials show the destruction left by Hurricane Earl as it passed through North Carolia's Outer Banks. WRAL reports.
Here are the latest developments on Hurricane Earl.
Hurricane Earl swept the North Carolina coast with powerful wind gusts. CNN's Rob Marciano reports.
A rising Canadian folk singer was killed by coyotes this week in a national park in Nova Scotia, a park spokesman said Thursday.
Hurricane Bill spun northward toward the New England coast Saturday with wind and rain as officials warned beach lovers to head indoors for the night.
A Jetstar flight with 203 passengers and crew aboard landed safely in Guam early Thursday after a fire broke out in the plane's cockpit, the airline said.
Turbulence shakes the small aircraft as it dips through storm clouds. Fernando de Noronha first appears as a dot surrounded by a leaden-colored ocean.
An American Airlines flight with 206 passengers and crew aboard landed safely in eastern Canada on Tuesday night after reports of smoke in the cabin, an airport official said.
Paula Newton looks at reports that wreckage found in the Atlantic could be from a missing airliner.
Though searchers believe that they have found debris from an Air France jet that disappeared off Brazil's coast Monday, finding the entire plane and learning exactly what downed it could be a tedious, years-long process.
The first tropical depression of the 2009 Atlantic hurricane season formed off the coast of the eastern United States, forecasters said Thursday, but was not expected to threaten land.
Troops in Jamaica captured an armed man Monday who had barged onto a Canadian airliner, robbed passengers and held six crew members hostage, Jamaica Information Minister Daryl Vaz said.
With the exception of that come-from-behind win over an overconfident hare, turtles and racing have never really been a very good match.
The search will continue until at least Friday night for 16 people missing since Thursday morning when a helicopter carrying them to an offshore oil platform ditched in the Atlantic Ocean off Newfoundland, Canadian officials said.
Hope dimmed Friday as Canadian searchers combed the Atlantic Ocean for 16 people missing after a helicopter crash the previous day off Newfoundland.
Leave behind the mainland and sneak away to these heavenly hideaways.
Everyone zipped their lips. But why?
Hurricane Kyle battered the shores of Canadian province Nova Scotia on Sunday evening before weakening and losing tropical characteristics, forecasters said.
Hurricane Kyle creates huge waves in Lynn, Massachusetts, on Saturday as it parallels the East Coast.
When David Nicholson arrives at the National Car Rental counter in Guadalajara, Mexico, he's told they're out of cars. And he's also on his own. Shouldn't National have tried to find him another car? Well, yes. So why isn't it responding to his complaint letter?
Government scientists want big ships to slow down near endangered right whales. CNN's Miles O'Brien reports.
Drive past a car accident, everybody slows down to look. Tell a toddler, "Don't touch that," and of course he or she does.
As a concept, recycling has lived and died many times throughout its 4,000-year old history. But it always re-emerges as an idea when humans need it most, such as during the Great Depression, and later during World War II, when American companies recycled or reused around 25 percent of the waste stream.
CNN's Kristi Lu Stout meets Dr. Somthai Wongcharoen who has built a recycling empire in Thailand.
Marketplace Middle East talks to the Chairman of Orascom about the companies future ambitions expansion plans.
I was managing a farm equipment dealership in Weare, N.H., when my son, Brian, and I became interested in competitive tractor pulling. During a race participants pull a sled weighted with 5,000 to 80,000 pounds of steel-encased slabs. The sled creates more drag the farther it travels, and the tractor that pulls its sled the greatest distance wins.
CNN.com asked its users what they would do if they had all the money they needed. What would they do in retirement? Or would they retire?
Dubbed the "Godfather of Animation" in South Korea, Nelson Shin is behind such iconic animated characters as the Simpsons, Pink Panther and Transformers. His work also extends to live action, including the famous Star Wars lightsaber.
CNN's Anjali Rao meets 'The Godfather' of South Korean animation, Nelson Shin.
For all the critters in the rainforests, oceans and jungles of the world, finding a mate isn't as simple as spending hours in the gym developing rock-hard abs or adding a $10,000 stereo system to your 1984 Camaro. Nope.
At the hilltop Halifax Citadel, a crowd is gathered to witness a ritual that has been enacted every day of the year, except Christmas, since 1857. A cannon is loaded with black powder, and a group of uniformed gunners points the muzzle of the twelve-pounder at the harbor.
I-Reporter Jose Adelis Contreras captures video of floods in the Dominican Republic.
Hurricane Noel grew in size early Friday as it moved away from the Bahamas and into the Atlantic Ocean.
Hurricane Noel grew in size Friday as it ran almost parallel to the East Coast, on track to bring heavy rain to parts of New England, the National Hurricane Center said.
The story of the Acadians usually starts in the middle, with the Great Upheaval. The real beginning came with the early-1600s arrival of French Catholic settlers in the land that became known as Acadia (consisting of much of the modern-day Maritime coast of Canada).
Years of strong winds have given the foliage atop this cliff a crew cut. The brave shrubs that cling to the tired earth lean at sharp angles, trying to survive through sheer aerodynamics.
SIGH OF RELIEF? Can we all breathe easier now? All I can tell you is maybe. Frankly I was really very surprised another shoe didn't drop after last week's little firestorm. Aside from subprime lenders like New Century and NovaStar, which have absolutely torpedoed, the market was simply repriced down 4 percent or so. Which considering the insane gains we've reaped over the past six months is hardly anything to complain about.
With the first Friday of the month upon us, it's time once again for the all-reader-submission edition. Thanks as always for all the entries.
What were the big stories that affected your life in 2006? CNN.com readers sent us their thoughts. Here's a sampling of the responses, some of which have been edited.
As part of our Welcome to the Future special report, we recently asked for your nominations for the event of 2006 that will most impact your future.
For Susan Nichols, success really was a combination of inspiration and perspiration. During a yoga class in New York in May 2000, her sweaty left foot slipped during the chaturanga pose, causing Ni...
Another one bites the dust
ESCAPISTS DAYDREAM ABOUT them; James Bond's enemies use them for evildoing; most of us spend a week or two on one of them every chance we get. No wonder: Islands are both a natural fortress--especi...
A slightly weakened Tropical Storm Ophelia bypassed New England and moved toward the Canadian Maritime Provinces on Saturday after drenching North Carolina's Outer Banks.
As residents of North Carolina cleaned up Friday, people in New England and Canada prepared as Tropical Storm Ophelia headed north and picked up speed.
This summer, millions of people -- many of them children -- have struggled to survive a devastating famine in the land-locked, West African nation of Niger.
What is billed as the world's largest permanent indoor sculpture has opened to the public at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain.
A Virgin Atlantic Airways flight from London to New York landed safely in New York late Friday afternoon after being escorted by Canadian F-18 fighter jets to Nova Scotia over what turned out to be a false alarm.
Canada's defense minister has spoken of his pride at the way the crew of a crippled submarine acted after a fire on board the vessel that killed an officer.
One of three sailors injured in a fire that disabled a Canadian submarine off the coast of Ireland has died, Prime Minister Paul Martin said Wednesday.
The biggest challenge to tiny Springfield Creamery, a yogurt maker in Eugene, Ore., with $10 million in annual revenues, used to be simply meeting demand for flagship Nancy's Yogurt. But these days...
Like many famous Greeks, and not a few New Englanders, Thomas Soffron found his fortune at sea. An immigrant from Calamata, Greece, Soffron invented clam strips: battered and fried slices from the ...
Popcorn at the movies is such a fixture of American life that it's hard to imagine anyone had to invent the concept. But in 1930, Samuel Rubin, then 12 years old, toted bags of popcorn to New York ...
Pyramid Breweries of Seattle acquired family-owned Portland Brewing for $4.2 million in cash and stock on Jan. 24. Brand patriarch Robert Malcolm "Mac" MacTarnahan, 88, retains a stake and board se...
Last year's hottest small cap was a stunner: Taser International, the Scottsdale firm that makes stun guns, saw its stock rocket 1,938% in 2003 after it wangled a million-dollar line item in the de...
Incubators have given us so many good ideas--who can forget eToys?--that it only makes sense to entrust them with homeland defense. The brand-new Chesapeake Innovation Center in Annapolis, backed b...
In our October issue, FSB wrote that small-plane operator Atlantic Coast Airlines (ACA) was trying to launch its own discount airline after a contract dispute with its biggest customer, United Airl...
To date, the $1 billion breath-mint market has been dominated by big players like Pfizer's Listerine PocketPaks, Wrigley's Flash Strips, and Cadbury's Certs Cool Mint Drops. So why would 32-year-ol...
If you make, or even use, anti-terrorism equipment--flashlights, say, or office lamps for keeping your security guards awake or walkie-talkies--the government is now offering to protect you from th...
Record numbers of Americans are expected to hit the road this summer for family vacations. Before you join the masses en route to the Grand Canyon or Disney World, consider making the journey the f...
The brutal winter may have left much of the country frozen under a blanket of snow, but it has only heated up the natural gas market. Even before the weather turned frigid, dwindling reserves and s...
Safe havens in a downturn are hard to find, but in the past few years, health care definitely qualified. Although roughly 65,000 health-care workers lost their jobs during the past two years, that'...
Back when the economy was perking along, the term "supply chain" was usually accompanied by a reference to some computer program touted as the way to "automate all aspects of global logistics." Far...
COOL SUMMER Design your own package trip to Canada's Maritime Provinces through Maxxim Vacations for about 25% less than you'd pay a la carte. You get round-trip Air Canada tickets to Halifax from ...
Yes, it is presumptuous of us to name the 12 best places to spend a summer vacation. Perhaps even foolhardy. After all, most of us can already see in our mind's eye a place that all but defines the...
Runway in the same spot as last time?" That's our pilot talking with Sable Island, just making sure. Minutes later we're lifting off lightly from Halifax airport in a twin-prop Britten-Norman Islan...
INNERZONE ORCHESTRA Programmed (Astralwerks): Here's the sound of a century crumbling: a dizzy, slithery, channel-surfing pastiche of jazz, funk, Detroit dance pistons, ambient noise, and stray ans...
First, the good news: Jane Parker, co-author with Allene Symons of Adventures Abroad (Gateway Books, $12.95; 800-669-0773), estimates that a couple can live in some foreign retirement Edens for a t...
Just like today's most sophisticated pirates, yesterday's used an underground banking system to hide their loot. This system was literally underground, of course, and spadefuls of doubloons still t...
Crawfish are hot. So are frogs' legs, alligator, rabbit, pig meat, catfish, sassafras, okra, and corn pone. Hotting them up are fistfuls of hot peppers -- cayenne, bird's eye, jalapeno -- and a bla...