Full coverage of shark sightings, attacks, facts and figures during 2014.
North Carolina typically sees a handful of shark attacks per year. But this June the popular beach destination has already counted six.
Three beaches along Vandenberg Air Force Base on the central coast of California are closed through the weekend after a non-fatal shark attack.
Great white sharks are on the increase, and so are kayakers — so we may see more scary encounters like the one that shook up two kayakers this week.
What started out as a relaxing paddle in the Atlantic Ocean ended with a terrifying encounter with a shark for two women.
A great white shark attacked two kayakers who were trying to photograph seals off the Plymouth, Massachusetts, coast on Wednesday, authorities say.
A pair of kayakers say the shark bit through the bottom of their boat and flipped it over.
The possible shark sighting Wednesday is the latest in a month filled with great white encounters in the Cape Cod region.
Swimmers were forced out of the water for about two hours after a police chopper sighted what like like a great white shark in Duxbury, Massachusetts.
An underwater video being released in advance of the upcoming Shark Week on Discovery shows a “shark cam” being attacked by the fearsome predators of the deep.
An uptick in shark sightings off Cape Code is chum in the water for tourists.
A great white shark that washed ashore in Western Australia apparently choked to death while trying to gulp down a large sea lion, authorities say.
The largest living fish, whale sharks, may increasingly be using volcanic islands off the western coast of Europe as a new home as temperatures rise.
Millions of sharks are killed every year for their fins, but conservationists say the multibillion-dollar trade is becoming increasingly endangered.
A chiropractor is presumed dead after he was last seen during a shark dive in the Bahamas. NBC’s Peter Alexander reports.
The Coast Guard has suspended the search for an East Texas chiropractor who is believed to have been the victim of a shark in the Bahamas.
In the 40 years since the bestseller “Jaws,” was first published, the movie adaptation remains a cult classic.
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Most shark attack survivors are ready to forgive and get right back in the water.
See some of the most bizarre-looking and rare sharks to be found in the world's oceans.
While great white sharks take the spotlight, some researchers worry that species of "lost sharks" are fading away even before they've been identified.
A scuba diver finds himself in a cage fight with a great white.
With shark attacks on the rise, an effort is underway in Montauk, New York, the town that inspired “Jaws,” to understand one of the ocean’s most mysterious creatures. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports.
Researchers are finding out that some of the common conceptions about the interactions between sharks and humans are just plain wrong.
Taking a bite out of shark attack myths for your next trip to the beach.
Is this the summer of the shark -- or is it just another case of great white hype?