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  City in Russia freezes over after quick drop in temperature

Residents of the Russian city of Vladivostok had to endure a recent cyclone but then enjoyed its picturesque aftermath.

  More than 100 coffins on display in Egypt dating back 25,000 years

  South Korea conducts test-run on taxi drone transportation

Baby zebra at England zoo dies after getting spooked by fireworks

  Neighborhoods in Crete underwater after heavy rainfall, Tuesday

  Italy among European countries to re-enact COVID lockdowns

  Scientists find walruses in threatened habitat in Russia

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  Athens in lockdown after another wave of COVID-19 infections

  Streets in London empty out as second COVID lockdown takes effect

  Hurricane Eta wreaking havoc across Central America

  At least 30 killed in Turkey earthquake, teenager rescued from rubble

  Seven killed in Pakistan after bomb blasts at religious seminary

  WATCH: World’s largest fountain unvelied in Dubai

  Guggenheim Museum celebrates 23rd anniversary with free admissions

The museum’s normal capacity of 1400 visitors was halved to a 700 person maximum and tickets are only available online- while visitor entry is staggered throughout the day to avoid large group gatherings.

  Armenia and Azerbaijan allege truce violations

Azerbaijan and Armenia accused each other on Saturday of fresh attacks in violation of a week-old Russian-brokered truce that has failed to halt the worst fighting in the South Caucasus since the 1990s.

  Russia registers second COVID-19 vaccine

The vaccine was created by the Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, a medical institute located near Moscow.

  Seven injured in Fort Lauderdale boat explosion

Seven people were taken to the hospital after a boat explosion and fire on the south fork of the New River early afternoon on Thursday.

Hundreds drive to Jerusalem in protest of Prime Minister Netanyahu

  WW2 bomb found in Poland explodes while being diffused

  Aquarium in Hong Kong hosts yoga lessons in front of aquatic life

Border Patrol arrests one for attempted drug smuggling

  Conflict continues between Armenia and Azerbaijan

  Spain reinstates lockdown measures as COVID cases resurge

  59 perfectly preserved coffins unveiled in Egypt

59 perfectly preserved coffins unveiled in Egypt

  Cuba begins to lift lockdown measures in Havana as COVID-19 cases fall

Cuban officials said that the country’s free community-based health system and its strict isolation protocols were huge factors in preventing the rapid spread of the coronavirus.

  Acropolis in Greece brightens up with new lighting systems

Acropolis gets new lighting system, Greece.

  US to block palm oil imports from Malaysia after forced labor investigations

Palm oil is the world’s most consumed vegetable oil, found in roughly half the products on supermarket shelves.

Pima County says any employee that travels to a high-risk area must quarantine for 2 weeks

If an employee travels to any high risk destination they will be required to quarantine for 14 days upon their return and are required to use vacation time.

  Wildlife rescue workers in Australia disposing 350 dead whales

The bodies of the dead whales are being separated into groups and enclosed with water booms to try keep them in one place- and isolated from sharks and other predators.

  Lebanon prime minister designate steps down

Lebanon’s prime minister-designate quit on Saturday, Sep. 26 after trying for almost a month to line up a non-partisan cabinet.

  Gas tanker explosion in Nigeria kills 28

Nigerian gas tanker explosion kills 28

  Tucson sisters celebrate mother who paved way to success

September 15 marked the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Trump Administration finalizes returns of American Indian ancestral objects from Finland

The U.S. and Finland come to an agreement to return cultural heritage objects back to Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado.

  Mexico celebrates Independence Day, Sep. 15-16

Mexico's Independence Day is celebrated with an "Independence Cry", performed by the president from the balcony of the presidential palace the night of Sep. 15.

  Turkey shows off prototype for its first ‘flying vehicle’

The Turkish manufacturer says it will take up to 15 years to see its first vehicle-aircraft in the skies.

  Huge chunk of Greenland’s icecap breaks off in Arctic

The new glacier broke off from a fjord called “Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden” in Greenland.

  Massive dust storm in Turkey hits capital, Saturday

The moment a dust storm that hit Turkey's capital Ankara, Saturday, was captured on camera by an eyewitness.

How to distinguish murder hornets from other wasp species in Arizona

As if their nicknames weren’t already scary enough, their massive size and reputation does not do them any favors- and people often confuse cicada killers and tarantula hawks with the murder hornets.

Friday marked the 14th anniversary of Steve Irwin’s death

Steve Irwin passed a way in 2006, after a stingray barb pierced his chest while filming a documentary.

  Gas pipeline blast kills 16 at mosque, Bangladesh

Gas pipeline blast kills 16 near mosque in Bangladesh, Friday.

  Second survivor rescued from sunken ship incident, East China Sea

Second survivor rescued from sunken ship incident in Japan

  Oil super tanker fire under control near Sri Lanka

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The fire on a large oil tanker off Sri Lanka’s coast has been brought under control but is still not extinguished, the Navy said Saturday.

  Tourists returning to Wuhan after COVID outbreak, China

Domestic tourists returning to Wuhan, as popular sites are allowing free entry to travelers.

  Blaze breaks out on oil tanker off Sri Lanka

A new fire broke out on a supertanker carrying about 2 million barrels of oil in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Sri Lanka.

  Cuba imposes strong curfew restrictions to stop COVID-19

Cuba imposes strong curfew restrictions to stop the spread of COVID-19 as the country sees a jump in cases between July and August.

  Iconic Christ the Redeemer statue illuminated in tribute of medics during COVID-19, Brazil

Christ statue in Brazil illuminated in tribute to medics aiding in the fight against COVID-19. Brazil is one of the top three countries affected by the pandemic virus.

  Typhoon Maysak brings strong winds to Okinawa, Japan

Typhoon Maysak brings strong winds to Okinawa, Japan.

Company in London recycling protective masks

Company in London is recycling protective masks.

  Plan to protect the Amazon Rainforest failing, Brazil

Plan to protect the Amazon Rainforest under military leadership seems to be having an opposite effect, according to sources.

  Hurricane Laura leaving behind a path of devastation, Haiti

Hurricane Laura wreaks havoc in the Caribbean, Haiti.

World Health Organization says COVID-19 reinfection highly unlikely

There is likely only a slim possibility of people being reinfected with COVID-19, according to the World Health Organization, UN.

Same-sex penguin couple become first-time moms

Officials at Oceanografic Valencia say the penguin pair started building a nest together out of stones and acting like they were getting ready for a baby.

  Endangered orangutan released back into the wild, Indonesia

Endangered orangutan released back into the wild in Indonesia

  Eggs harvested from last two northern white rhinos

An international team of scientists in Kenya have successfully extracted eggs from the last two remaining northern white rhino females in the world.

  From pandemic to partying, massive pool bash in China

Under flashing lights and with dance music blaring, scores of people converged on a pool party on Saturday, Aug. 15 in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the novel coronavirus emerged late last year.

  Kenyan farmers suffer losses after locust infestation

Swarms of locusts infest farmlands in Kenya.

  Israeli jeweler making world’s most expensive COVID-19 mask

The most expensive COVID-19 mask is planned to be finished by the end of 2020, and will run at an estimated $1.5 million.

  Update: Mauritians attempt to clean oil spill with hair, after environmental emergency declaration

State of environmental emergency for Mauritius

  At least 26 dead after heavy rains in South Korea

South Korea experiencing its longest monsoon season in 7 years. Thousands evacuate southern peninsula.

  Heatwave hits France, France hits the beach

France get hit by a heatwave and one of the driest seasons in 60 years.

  Protesters in Poland block detention of LGBT activist

Hundreds of protesters in Warsaw, Poland surrounded a police vehicle on Aug. 7, blocking it from driving away as officers detained an activist who placed LGBT flags on statues around the capital.

Canada’s last intact ice shelf collapses

The Milne Ice Shelf in Canada, which has remained intact for the past 4000 years, has broken apart into smaller iceberg islands- scientists say its due to global warming.

  Hospitals in Beirut reach capacity, ask for international assistance

Hospitals in Beirut ask for international assistance after the massive explosions on Aug. 4, 2020 have caused them to reach capacity.

  Protesters take to the southern border, calling for immigration policy change

Protesters at the border call for immigration change.

Bank of America signs agreement with Department of Labor to help nursing parents

An investigation found the bank had not given parents adequate space or time for parents to nurse at work.

President signs Great American Outdoors Act, National Parks waive entry fees Aug. 5

Enjoy a day outside at a national park for free.

  Some Tucson leaders support Blackout Tuesday

It’s been seen everywhere on social media: #TheShowMustBePaused.

EPA approves OXINE as COVID-19 killing chemical

The Environmental Protection Agency approved the chemical for killing the novel coronavirus.

  Pima County marks 50th Earth Day with cleaner air

All of the air quality monitors in Pima County show a good rating.

  Pima County housing market thrives despite COVID-19 pandemic

Houses are on the market for fewer days than this time last year.

  Masks sent to China to battle COVID-19 make their way back to the U.S.

A total of 3,000 returned and placed into the hands of hospitals starting Monday, April 13.

  COVID-19 outbreak puts some Easter celebrations on hold

The Herrera family tradition is hard to replace, not only for them but also for the community as well.

  With some hospital beds empty, healthcare workers go on furlough

With elective surgeries on hold, so are some healthcare workers.

  Tucson carpenter helps protect healthcare workers who saved his life

How could he forget the name of the person who brought him back to life?

  Tucson restaurants allowed to sell groceries, produce during COVID-19 closure

Restaurants will be allowed to sell groceries for pick-up without changing their business licenses.

  Transit workers worried Tucson’s system is being abused during COVID-19 shutdown

“It would help out tremendously if only the people who needed to ride were riding the bus."

  Following COVID-19 while deaf: With all the coverage, some are feeling left out

“We are all confused. I would say some of us get limited information."

Escalera Health tests, screens for COVID-19 with drive-through site

Local outpatient clinic helps test more Tucsonans for COVID-19.

  Helping the homeless combat COVID-19

In a community with resources already stretched thin, finding shelter is easier said than done.

Questions about cleaning? Here’s a crash course on sanitizing, disinfecting and killing germs

It's might be numerically small, but there's a difference between disinfecting and sanitizing — and there's a right way to do it.

  Struggling to pay rent during COVID-19? Rental assistance, programs are here to help

There are local and state resources for renters impacted by COVID-19.