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Belgium: zoo hotel lets you see animals from your room

A new underwater hotel suite is perfect for animal lovers. Belgium's Pairi Daiza Resort, located at a zoo, is now offering this underwater room. It's called...

Chile police trains dogs to detect COVID-19

Police in Chile are training dogs to detect those with the coronavirus. A dog's nose is about 50-times more sensitive than a human's. These dogs have...

Scientists accidentally create a new fish species

Scientists in Hungary have created a Frankenfish - by mistake. The accident led to the creation of new species - a mix of Russian sturgeon...

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....

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...

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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Fatal shooting outside of Harrison County Courthouse in Biloxi

The Harrison County Courthouse in Biloxi was on lockdown this afternoon following a fatal shooting outside of the building. News 25 has confirmed with Harrison...

Debris reporting deadline in Gulfport is January 20th

The debris contractor Crowder Gulf will soon be completing their second pass to remove debris caused by Hurricane Zeta within Gulfport city limits. Anyone who...
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VFW Post 5699 hosting mobile food pantry in Ocean Springs Saturday

Members of the Mark Seymour VFW Post 5699 are giving the local community a helping hand. Saturday, January 16th the Ocean Springs VFW will be...
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It’s Kindness Month at Delisle Elementary School

Kindness is a gift everyone can afford to give. The students at Delisle Elementary are spreading kindness throughout the month of January with the...