Articles By Carey Vanderborg
Pirates attacked an oil tanker off the coast of Togo, taking control of its bridge and kidnapping 24 sailors before escaping amid gunfire with a naval patrol boat on Tuesday.
As residents are deciding whether to evacuate Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, Tropical Storm Isaac is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane over the eastern Gulf of Mexico. Here are some ways you can prepare for the storm.
Rosie O'Donnell and longtime partner Michelle Rounds are married. People magazine is reporting that O'Donnell, 50, moved up her planned wedding to Rounds after her fiancée was diagnosed with desmoid tumors, a rare disease that only affects three out of every million people.
Resident in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama were told to evacuate their Gulf Coast homes on Monday in the midst of Tropical Storm Isaac. The governors of the three states each declared an emergency, with Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley ordering mandatory evacuations for residents who live along the coast and for those in some low-lying areas inland.
Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford said on Sunday he is engaged to his Argentine girlfriend and former mistress, Maria Belen Chapur.
Carly Rae Jepsen revealed the identity of her most recent love interest. The 26-year-old "Call Me Maybe" singer and Canadian rocker Matthew Koma, were recently spotted holding hands in New York City and even introduced themselves as a couple.
Lydia Ko, a 15-year-old top-ranked female amateur golfer, became the youngest winner in LPGA Tour history and the circuit's fifth amateur champion on Sunday. Ko, who closed out the 2012 Canadian Women's Open with a 5-under 67 (three stroke margin), broke the age record of 16 set by Lexi Thompson last September in the Navistar LPGA Classic in Alabama.
The Sun, a daily national tabloid newspaper published in the United Kingdom, is coming under fire after it displayed naked photos of Prince Harry across its front page on Friday with the words: "HEIR IT IS!"
"What's Trending," a fresh weekly live interactive talk show that airs as part of the YouTube partnership program, has recently switched to a daily five-day format. The major upgrade is another indicator of how YouTube has successfully nurtured an environment of discovery, independence and innovation for the site's artists and creators that traditional media has not.
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency is expected to strip Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles and ban him from the sport of cycling for life. The move comes after Armstrong decided to drop charges against the doping agency, which alleged that he used performance-enhancing drugs.