June 26, 2019

In South Korea, specialized schools train wannabe YouTubers

ABC News(SEOUL) -- Eileen Lee, 41, ditched her well-paying job at one of the top conglomerates in South Korea to become a YouTuber. Lee, who now runs her own firm, believes that a YouTube channel about successful consulting strategies will help expand her business. Even with her busy work schedule, twice a week she drives three hours from her home to People YouTube, a YouTuber training agency, to take classes on becoming a YouTube star. Being a YouTuber is one of the top dream jobs among South K..
June 26, 2019

One of the world’s largest cities is facing a devastating drought

stevanovicigor/iStock(NEW YORK) -- One of the world’s largest cities is grappling with a water crisis that, at least in the short term, can only be fixed by rain. Chennai, the fourth-largest city in India with an estimated population in excess of 10 million, is facing a water crisis that's prompting people to scavenge for whatever water they can find. "The situation is dire," Virginia Newton-Lewis, a senior policy analyst at Water Aid, an international organization addressing water-related ..
June 26, 2019

Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan are heading to Africa this fall

Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are heading to Africa. The royals and new parents to son Archie will visit South Africa this fall. Nigel Casey, the British High Commissioner to South Africa, confirmed Harry and Meghan's visit Wednesday while delivering remarks at a reception in Pretoria, South Africa, for Queen Elizabeth II's birthday. "That's great news for us," Casey said. "I predict it's also good news for t..
June 26, 2019

American tourists vanish at sea while jet skiing in Barbados: Police

FourOaks/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Authorities are searching for a pair of tourists from New Jersey who vanished while jet skiing in Barbados, police said Tuesday. Oscar Suarez, 32, and Magdalena Devil, 25, disappeared Monday at around 2:30 p.m. after renting a jet ski at Holetown Beach on the island’s western coast, according to police. They were both wearing life jackets at the time. The jet ski operator became concerned about 30 minutes later and asked other operators to be on the lookout for them..