MANAGUA (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck on Saturday off the Pacific coast of the central American nation of Nicaragua, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage. Full story
A NASA Earth-observing satellite has captured the moon's shadow darkening a patch of the Pacific Ocean during Thursday's stunning "ring of fire" solar eclipse. Full story
Nearly 1,000 firefighters are using a combination of ground teams and air attacks to keep wildfires from destroying homes in Southern California. Miguel Almaguer reports.
In the span of a week, the TODAY anchors will dip their toes into both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, soak up the sun in Hawaii, take in the sights at the country’s first national park, Yellowstone, and more.
A new movie out today, “Kon-Tiki” is based on the true story of six men who crossed the Pacific ocean on a wooden raft. NBC’s Keir Simmons reports.
Some are criticizing airline Samoa Air’s new policy of charging their passengers by their weight instead of their seat. Company officials are saying it is only fair to charge by weight, and not one passenger has refused to step on the scale yet.
The Space-X Dragon capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean carrying more than a ton of cargo from the International Space Station and is currently being hauled back to land for research.
A boy jumps into the waters of the Pacific Ocean at San Juan Port, some 140 km south of the capital Managua July 16, 2013. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas (NICARAGUA - Tags: SOCIETY)
Celeste Hidalgo, 7, and Alana Griego, 5, cool off in the Pacific ocean during a heat wave in Santa Monica, California, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
People cool off in the Pacific ocean during a heat wave in Santa Monica, California, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson