January 22, 2020

Shark attacks declined throughout the world in 2019, according to new report

ramihalim/iStock(GAINESVILLE, Fla.) -- Looks like it’s safer to get back in the water. There were 64 unprovoked shark attacks reported around the world in 2019, 22% fewer attacks than the five-year average of 82 incidents annually, the University of Florida’s International Shark Attack File revealed Tuesday. The U.S. led the world with 41 unprovoked attacks, which the report defines "as incidents where an attack on a live human occurs in the shark’s natural habitat with no human provocation of t..
January 22, 2020

American woman vanishes while on vacation in Belize

Pawel Gaul/iStock(NEW YORK) -- An American woman disappeared over the weekend while vacationing in Belize, authorities said. Alison MacKenzie, 43, was among a group of tourists who on Friday embarked on an overnight excursion to Rendezvous Caye, a tiny island off the coast of Belize. A member of the tour group reported that when they woke up the next morning around 6:00 a.m., MacKenzie was nowhere to be found, according to a spokesperson for the Belize Police Department. The police spokesperson..
January 22, 2020

Duchess Kate asks for opinions on how to best raise ‘the next generation’

Eddie Keogh-WPA Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Duchess Kate is starting 2020 in a big way, going on a 24-hour tour of the U.K. as she asks residents across the country to share their thoughts on "raising the next generation." The mother of three, who has made early childhood development a focus of her royal work, has launched the "5 big questions on the under 5s," a survey released by The Royal Foundation, Prince William and Kate's charitable arm. Kate kicked off the survey and her tour of..
January 22, 2020

Prince Harry, Meghan issue legal warning over paparazzi photos in Canada

Chris Jackson/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan may be off to a rocky start with the media as they begin to chart their futures as non-working members of Britain's royal family. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's legal team has issued a legal notice to U.K. media and photo agencies concerning the use of paparazzi agency photos, a source close to the Sussexes confirmed to ABC News. Duchess Meghan, 38, was photographed by paparazzi Monday on Vancouver Island walking her two ..