January 21, 2020

6-year-old has raised over $250K for Australian wildfires by making clay koalas

iStock(HINGHAM, Mass.) -- A 6-year-old Massachusetts boy who started making clay koalas as a way to help the animals hurt in the Australia bushfires has raised more than $250,000 for relief efforts. Owen Colley, of Hingham, Massachusetts, lived in Australia for a few months as a toddler and has been asking his parents to go back to visit, according to his dad, Simon Colley, who grew up in Sydney. "My wife [Caitlin] said now is really not a good time and told him about the fires and he learned th..
January 21, 2020

Scientists find evidence of oldest impact structure on Earth

beyhanyazar/iStock(NEW YORK) -- New geologic data reveals that a crater in Western Australia is likely the oldest impact structure on Earth, according to a paper published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications. At roughly 2.2 billion years old, the approximately 40-mile wide Yarrabubba crater was previously considered to be among the Earth's oldest meteorite impact structures, but lacked a precise age -- until now. To calculate the age of crater, scientists analyzed recrystallized mi..
January 21, 2020

Three rockets fired into Baghdad’s Green Zone as protests grow; no casualties

CT757fan/iStock(BAGHDAD) -- Three rockets were fired into Baghdad's Green Zone, the heavily fortified area of the capital that houses the U.S. embassy, government buildings and U.S. service members. The Katyusha rockets landed "in the vicinity of the Green Zone," but caused no casualties, according to Iraqi officials. A U.S. military spokesman in Baghdad said they could hear the rockets at the military and embassy compound areas. Rocket attacks on the Green Zone are very common. There wer..
January 21, 2020

Prince Harry leaves UK for Canada to reunite with Meghan, Archie

BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince Harry has left the U.K. and is flying to Canada to reunite with his wife, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, and their 8-month-old son Archie, according to ABC News royal contributor Omid Scobie. Harry, 35, boarded a flight late Monday afternoon, according to Scobie. Buckingham Palace has not commented on Harry's whereabouts. Harry, the Duke of Sussex, made what could be one of his last official engagements as a senior member of the royal fam..