1900 year old pine discovered in Southwest China

Forestry officials in China have found a 1,900 year old pine tree. The ancient evergreen is six stories tall and has a hollowed out trunk,...

Australia: koalas injured in bushfires rereleased into wild

Several koalas injured in the Australian wildfires are back home in the wild. The marsupials were being treated at the world's only all-koala hospital which...

Over half a million people have recovered from COVID-19, Johns Hopkins University reports

Over half a million people have recovered from COVID-19 worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University. As of Thursday morning, the university reported 528,000 recoveries from...

“Dangerous and provocative actions,” U.S. Navy claims Iran’s Navy taunts ships in Persian Gulf

PERSIAN GULF — Wednesday, eleven Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) vessels repeatedly conducted dangerous and harassing approaches of the USS Lewis B....
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Pres. Trump halts funding to World Health Organization, blames agency for making pandemic worse

(NBC News) — President Trump announced Tuesday he is cutting off millions in funding to the World Health Organization, blaming the agency for making...

‘Houston, we’ve had a problem’: Remembering Apollo 13 fifty years later

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 13's astronauts still shun superstition 50 years after their harrowing moonshot. Mission commander Jim Lovell...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics rescheduled to begin July 23, 2021

TOKYO (WXXV) — The International Olympic Committee says the 2020 Olympic Games will now be celebrated from July 23 to August 8, 2021. They also...
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Saudi Arabia suspends pilgrimages to Mecca and Medina over coronavirus fears; Iran cases spike

By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia has halted travel to Islam's holiest sites over fears about a new viral...

United Arab Emirates bans Iran flights over coronavirus; at least 15 dead in Iran

By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates has banned all flights to and from Iran over the outbreak...
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World shares mostly lower after Dow drops more than 1,000

By ELAINE KURTENBACH AP Business Writer (AP) — Shares have opened lower in Europe after a mixed day in Asia following Wall Street's worst session in...