Texas family reunites with daughter who went missing 51 years ago – National

Texas family reunites with daughter who went missing 51 years ago – National

A US woman who was allegedly kidnapped by her babysitter more than 50 years ago made an emotional and joyous reunion with her birth family over the weekend. According to a report from news station WCIV, Melissa Highsmith was found by her family with the help of a DNA test and police assistance. Melissa was … Read more

Mauna Loa, Hawaii’s biggest volcano, erupts for 1st time in 40 years – National

Mauna Loa, Hawaii’s biggest volcano, erupts for 1st time in 40 years – National

Mauna Loa is erupting for the first time in almost 40 years. The volcano, located on Hawaii’s Big Island, began to spew ash late Sunday night, according to local authorities. According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the eruption of the world’s largest active volcano began in the summit caldera of Mauna Loa around 11:30 … Read more

NASA Turns “Light Echoes” From A Black Hole Into Sound

NASA Turns “Light Echoes” From A Black Hole Into Sound

The “light echoes” from the black hole were converted into sound by the US Space agency. The mysteries of the black hole continue to baffle us despite extensive space exploration. In a new video, NASA made an attempt to explain the wonders of the frightening phenomenon. The “light echoes” from the black hole were converted … Read more

Kanye West announces 2024 presidential campaign – National

Kanye West announces 2024 presidential campaign – National

Rapper Kanye West, who has legally changed his name to Ye, has announced that he intends to run for US president in 2024 in a series of campaign videos released late Thursday evening. The move follows a previously failed presidential bid in 2020 that saw him garner a measly 60,000 votes. In the first of … Read more

‘Zombie’ virus revived after 50,000 years trapped in Siberian permafrost – National

‘Zombie’ virus revived after 50,000 years trapped in Siberian permafrost – National

Researchers from the French National Center for Scientific Research have revived more than a dozen prehistoric viruses that were previously trapped deep within the Siberian permafrost, according to a pre-print study. From seven ancient permafrost samples, scientists were able to document 13 never-before-seen viruses that have been lying dormant, frozen in ice, over tens of … Read more

Meet Flossie: At almost 27, this is the world’s oldest living cat – National

Meet Flossie: At almost 27, this is the world’s oldest living cat – National

Flossie the cat, just a couple weeks shy of her 27th birthday, has been crowned the world’s oldest living cat by Guinness World Records. The brown-and-black cat from southeast London is roughly 120 human years old, according to a news release. Flossie of Orpington, UK, is in good health despite her incredible age, though she … Read more

World’s most expensive drug approved by FDA has multimillion-dollar price tag – National

World’s most expensive drug approved by FDA has multimillion-dollar price tag – National

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first gene therapy for hemophilia B in the country on Tuesday — a drug called Hemgenix that boasts a one-time treatment for the blood-clotting disorder. In doing so, the agency has put the most expensive medicine ever on the market. At US$3.5 million per dose, Hemgenix … Read more

Idaho student killings: Police dispel rumors about stalker, skinned dog – National

Idaho student killings: Police dispel rumors about stalker, skinned dog – National

Speculation has run rampant in the small town of Moscow, Idaho as the investigation into the killings of four University of Idaho students enters it second week. Police have yet to name a suspect, and have been cagey with releasing details about the case, creating a vacuum of information that has been filled with rumour. … Read more

Angler reels in massive 67-pound goldfish named ‘The Carrot’ – National

Angler reels in massive 67-pound goldfish named ‘The Carrot’ – National

For angler Andy Hackett, any end is possible. Hackett, a 42-year-old fisherman from the UK, recently caught a goldfish so massive that people are calling it a “monster.” Angler Andy Hackett holds ‘The Carrot,’ a huge fish weighing almost 70 lbs., which he caught in Champagne, France. Courtesy / Bluewater Lakes The goldfish, who goes … Read more

Top Iranian actors arrested for removing headscarves amid crackdown on celebrities – National

Top Iranian actors arrested for removing headscarves amid crackdown on celebrities – National

Iran has detained two prominent actors after they removed their headscarves publicly in solidarity with the current protest movement, state media reported on Sunday. Hengameh Ghaziani and Katayoun Riahi were arrested for “provocative” social media posts that showed their hair uncovered as part of a crackdown on other high-profile Iranians who have publicly supported the … Read more