(LONDON) -- Eleven lions rescued from conflict-hit Sudan have found a new home in South Africa, animal welfare organization Four Paws has announced.The lions -- rescued among a total of 48 animals from Sudan's capital, Khartoum, the heart of the conflict -- have been... Read More.
(TEHRAN, Iran)--Five American citizens freed as part of a deal between the U.S. and Iran were flown out of the country and landed in Doha, Qatar, Monday.Later Monday, they will be flown back to the U.S.The Americans being repatriated include Siamak Namazi, Emad Shargi... Read More.
(DAVENPORT, Iowa) -- An elite task force with dogs trained to smell death is combing through a partially collapsed building in eastern Iowa as three people remain missing.Iowa Task Force 1, a Cedar Rapids-based urban search and rescue team trained and equipped by the... Read More.
It has been another cool wet start to spring, much like last year’s spring. La Nina, the cooling of the Eastern Pacific Ocean tropical waters, ended last month after a rare 3-month run. While much of the rest of the nation is currently experiencing... Read More.
(SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.) -- With nine feet of snow piled up outside her home in the San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California, Christine Foster said Monday that she and her 76-year-old father remain trapped in their three-story cabin where their supply of food is... Read More.
(KEY WEST, Fla.) -- Dry Tortugas National Park announced it would close on Monday after multiple migrant landings throughout the region over the past couple days shut down operations at the park.A statement released by the park says it will "temporarily close to public... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A pair of Russian nationals have requested asylum in the U.S. after arriving on Alaska's St. Lawrence Island earlier this week, Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan said in a press release on Thursday.The Department of Homeland Security said the two... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Britain's Queen Elizabeth II "died peacefully" on Thursday, Sept. 8, at Balmoral Castle, the British royal family's estate in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, according to a statement from Buckingham Palace. She was 96.Elizabeth was Britain's longest-reigning monarch. She ascended to the throne in 1952... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — The New York City Council held a special hearing on Tuesday after buses of asylum seekers recently arrived in the city after being sent by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.The hearing focused on the conditions of the city's homeless shelters and how... Read More.
(NAIROBI, Kenya) -- U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken is scheduled to meet with officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda this week, arriving in the middle of an ongoing conflict between militias and officials in the region.His trip coincides with... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Over a million pounds of baby formula is set to ship into the United States sometime next month, the Food and Drug Administration announced Friday.Approximately 750,000 cans of Danone formula -- equivalent to 1.3 million pounds of formula or roughly 19 million... Read More.
The summer solstice and the first day of summer on the longest day of the year is coming up on June 21st. In Everett, the longest day of the year will have 16 hours and 2 minutes from sunrise to sunset.Yes, it has been... Read More.