Australia’s Melbourne Zoo welcomes first baby koala in eight years

nattanan726/iStock(MELBOURNE, Australia) -- The first koala to be born at Australia’s Melbourne Zoo in more than eight years has just started to peek out from its mother's pouch -- and the footage captured by...

Plans for Notre Dame spire reconstruction cause a fight among officials

Erika Parfenova/iStock(PARIS) -- The debate over the reconstruction of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris continues. Since the April fire that burnt down the roof of Paris' most beloved cathedral, causing the collapse of...

Cirque du Soleil founder detained for growing cannabis on private island

Yarygin/iStock(LONDON) — Canadian billionaire Guy Laliberte, co-founder of global circus company Cirque du Soleil, is being investigated for growing cannabis on his private island in French Polynesia. Laliberte, 60,...

Could court case unlock the mystery of Dubai’s missing princesses Latifa and Shamsa?

MBPROJEKT_Maciej_Bledowski/iStock(LONDON) — To the outside world, Princess Latifa of Dubai appeared to live a life of unbridled luxury. Whether it was skydiving over one of the world’s most scenic deserts or...

American teacher found dead in apartment after apparent robbery in Dominican Republic: Police

naruedom/iStock(CABARETE, Dominican Republic) -- An American teacher was found dead inside her apartment in the Dominican Republic following what appeared to be a robbery, local police said. Patricia Ann Anton, 63, had...

Prince Harry, Meghan to skip Christmas with Prince William, Kate and royal family

NataliaCatalina/iStock(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, will spend this Christmas, their first as parents to son Archie, apart from the rest of the royal family. The duke and duchess...

Rare tornado leaves 2 dead, trail of destruction in South African Midlands

clintspencer/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A rare tornado struck the KwaZulu Natal Midlands in South Africa on Tuesday, killing two people, injuring 20 more and leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. The KwaZulu Natal...

Anguilla files for international arrest warrant for American charged in hotel employee's death

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(LONDON) -- Authorities in Anguilla have declared an American man a "fugitive" after he failed to return to the British Caribbean territory for a court hearing in a manslaughter case. U.S. citizen...

Hong Kong protesters wielding bows and arrows hunker down at universities

spawns/iStock(HONG KONG) -- Scores of masked protesters wielding makeshift weapons and armor have barricaded themselves inside the Chinese University of Hong Kong after violent clashes with riot police overnight. The...

Venice is being flooded by the highest tide in more than 50 years

mammuth/iStock(ROME) -- High tides and lashing rain struck Venice Tuesday night bringing the water level in some areas close to a 50-year record high and causing inestimable damage to the centuries-old city. Close to...

Silver-backed chevrotain, last seen in wild more than 25 years ago, rediscovered in Vietnam

BirdHunter591/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Scientists have rediscovered a deer-like species in southern Vietnam more than 25 years after it was last recorded. A camera trap captured images of the silver-backed chevrotain, also...

US Army soldier killed in overturned armored vehicle accident in South Korea

Mississippi National Guard(NEW YORK) -- A U.S. soldier was killed in South Korea last week after his armored vehicle overturned. Spc. Nicholas C. Panipinto, 20, of Bradenton, Florida, died from injuries sustained when the...

Taliban to release US, Australian hostages in potential swap with Afghan government

KeithBinns/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Taliban will release an American and an Australian hostage, held for over three years, in a prisoner swap with the Afghan government, according to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. Their...

Zimbabwe plans mass wildlife migration after hundreds of elephants die in drought

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Hundreds of elephants in Zimbabwe have starved to death in recent weeks as one of the region's worst droughts in decades has dried up grazing land and water sources. Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife...

Firefighters save man’s house from wildfires -- then apologize for drinking his milk

Toa55/iStock(NEW YORK) -- As Australia's most populous state declared a state of emergency due to unprecedented wildfire danger, firefighters who saved a man’s house from the flames left him a note in which they...

Shark attacks American diver off coast of Mexico, officials say

Mexican Navy(NEW YORK) -- An American diver was attacked by a shark off the coast of Mexico, officials said. The 23-year-old U.S. citizen was diving in Magdalena Bay off the coast of Baja California Sur state in...

Kremlin remarks on Russian scholar charged with murder, after woman's body parts found

TomasSereda/iStock(MOSCOW) — A prominent Russian Napoleon scholar has confessed to murdering and dismembering his young lover and former student after he was found in a canal in St. Petersburg with a rucksack...

Hong Kong protester shot by police while pro-China man is set on fire

pawel.gaul/iStock(HONG KONG) -- A 21-year old protester was shot by police with a live round and a pro-China man was set on fire as Hong Kong woke up Monday to chaos on its streets. Protesters, answering an online call,...

Myanmar being sued by 57 countries over reported genocide of Rohingya

yorkfoto/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Fifty-seven nations are suing Myanmar at the International Court of Justice, alleging in a historic lawsuit that the government has conducted genocide against its Rohingya minority. The suit...

Teen survivor recalls details of ambush in Mexico that killed nine

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A 13-year-old boy hailed as a hero in the wake of last week's deadly ambush in Mexico is speaking out for the first time about the horrors he witnessed that day. Devin Langford said the last thing...

Nebraska Community Foundation focuses on the future at 25th Annual Celebration

Nebraska Community Foundation focuses on the future at 25th Annual Celebration

Troopers Find 121 LBs of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop

Troopers Find 121 LBs of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop

NDOT Announces the Opening of Highways in Cherry County

NDOT Announces the Opening of Highways in Cherry County

Hastings man gets three years in prison for causing son's brain damage

Hastings man gets three years in prison for causing son's brain damage

Church Burglaries in Cozad Under Investigation

Church Burglaries in Cozad Under Investigation

Sidney sweeps through quarterfinals at state volleyball

Sidney sweeps through quarterfinals at state volleyball

List: River Country high school recruits sign with college teams

List: River Country high school recruits sign with college teams

Thursday's local scoreboard, Nov. 14

Thursday's local scoreboard, Nov. 14

Red Oak advances to second state semifinal in six years

Red Oak advances to second state semifinal in six years

Fairbury's Jaelle Johnson, Raven DeFrain make their college softball commitments official Wednesday

Fairbury's Jaelle Johnson, Raven DeFrain make their college softball commitments official Wednesday