Two Gold Coast adventurers in Australia have had a rare close encounter with humpback whales off South Stradbroke Island. (CNN/Seven Network Australia)

Adventurers swim with humpback whale and calf

A mother humpback whale and her calf approached the swimmers, diving deep out of sight and then rising slowly next to their new friends.

The volcano erupted without warning late Saturday morning and caught hundreds of hikers on the volcano. (NBC/RTV/CNN)

Sudden volcano eruption kills 36 in Japan

The volcano erupted without warning and caught hundreds of hikers on the volcano. Rocks rained down on them and a suffocating ash cloud enve…

Global Ready Challenge 3D art at Barton Creek Square Mall (Malia/Global Ready Challenge website)

Colorful 3D art pops up throughout Austin

You might see some intricate art popping up in several spots throughout Austin – some so mesmerizing you’ll become a part of the piece itsel…

FILE - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske poses for photos after ringing the New York Stock Exchange closing bell, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 file photo. Kerlikowske scheduled a news conference Thursday Sept. 18, 2014 in Washington to discuss what his office said were “developments toward CBP’s commitment to increase transparency and accountability.” (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Border Patrol to test wearing cameras

The U.S. Border Patrol will begin testing body-worn cameras on agents next month, the head of its parent agency said Thursday, a step toward…