September 3, 2019

Prince Harry says he ‘can’t wait’ to bring Meghan, Archie on South Africa trip

omersukrugoksu/iStock(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan are preparing to embark later this month on their first official overseas trip since the birth of their son, Archie, in May. Harry took to social media Sunday to share his excitement about introducing Meghan and Harry to Africa, a place he described as a "second home." "In just a few weeks our family will be taking its first official tour to Africa, a region of the world that over the past two decades has been a second home to me," Harry w..
September 2, 2019

Dolphin hunting season begins again in Japanese cove made famous by bloody documentary

iStock/Thinkstock(TAIJI, Japan) -- Dolphin hunting season has commenced in the small village of Taiji, Japan, with a quota to kill more than 1,400 dolphins and 300 whales in the coming months. Made famous by the 2010 Academy Award-winning documentary “The Cove,” which filmed the slaughter of so many dolphins that it turned the waters of the cove red with blood, the annual hunting of dolphins is carried out by 26 fishermen who have been granted permits from the government, according to Dolphin Pr..
September 2, 2019

‘Pure hell’: Category 5 Hurricane Dorian brings historic destruction to Bahamas

ABC News(FREEPORT, Grand Bahama Island) -- Hurricane Dorian is a massive Category 5 hurricane Monday morning with sustained winds of 165 mph as it continues to batter the Bahamas in the Atlantic Ocean. Dorian, which came ashore on Elbow Cay of the Abaco Islands, is tied for the strongest Atlantic hurricane landfall on record, along with a hurricane on Labor Day in 1935 that struck the Florida Keys and moved up along the Gulf Coast of Florida. Winds are currently blowing at a sustained 165 MPH ..
September 1, 2019

Pope rescued by firefighters after being stuck in an elevator for 25 minutes

iStock(VATICAN CITY) -- Pope Francis arrived 7 minutes late for his traditional noon appointment with the public in Saint Peter’s Square in Vatican City on Sunday because he was stuck in an elevator for 25 minutes, according to the Associated Press. The Pope apologized to the crowd on Sunday after he had to be rescued by firefighters. “I have to beg your pardon”, he said while smiling. Pope Francis said that a “drop in tension” caused the elevator to block, apparently referring to electrical pow..