A couple now owns an original Salvador Dali work of art thanks to a woman's sharp eye at a thrift store. Wendy Hawkins volunteers at Hotline Pink thrift shop in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. She said, when a painted wood engraving caught her eye, she took it to Seaside Art...
The fast-spreading coronavirus has pushed up prices on hand sanitizer and surgical face masks by at least 50% on Amazon. Consumers are paying the price. According to a report by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group released Wednesday, the sky-high prices weren't isolated to third-party sellers. While Amazon has said...
Poachers have killed two rare white giraffes in Kenya according to a group that worked to protect them and their habitat. On Tuesday, the Hirola Conservation Programme reported that the mother giraffe and her calf were found dead after a long absence. Wildlife officials said the state of their remains...
A resident of Rapa Nui (also known as Easter Island, a Polynesian territory of Chile) was arrested last week for damaging one of the island's sacred moai statues with his pickup truck, Chilean news site Cooperativa reported. Local police said the truck likely rolled down a hill and struck...
Two British Airways staff have tested positive for coronavirus, Public Health England confirmed to the airline. It’s understood the staff are baggage handlers. A British Airways spokesman said: “Public Health England has confirmed that two members of our staff have tested positive for the Covid-19 virus. “The colleagues have been isolated and...
Two young Ukrainians prominent in the country’s chess circles have been found dead in Moscow, and news reports say so-called laughing gas is suspected in their deaths. The bodies of Stanislav Bogdanovich, a 27-year-old grandmaster, and his 18-year-old girlfriend Alexandra Vernigora, also a ranked chess player, were found Thursday night....
The coronavirus — officially referred to as COVID-19 — has already killed 2,977 people across the globe and infected at least 87,137. It's affected everything from the economy to work to school and travel. And now it's impacting how you take your Starbucks coffee. The Seattle-headquartered company is hitting pause...
More countries report first cases of disease that has killed almost 3,500 people in more than 90 countries. Grand Princess cruise ship has 21 cases Vice President Mike Pence on Friday said 21 people on the Grand Princess cruise ship off the coast of California have tested positive for coronavirus. The...
She helped make the sound of The Supremes, but one of the singers of the iconic girl group has died. Barbara Martin was 76. Martin replaced original member Betty McGlown as part of the Motown group from 1960 to 1962. She joined the group shortly before being signed by Motown Records...
A high-speed TGV train running between Strasbourg in eastern France and Paris derailed after a landslide, injuring 22 people including one seriously, local officials said. Police and emergency services rushed to the scene of the accident, which happened near Ingenheim in the Bas-Rhin area. The driver, who was seriously injured, managed...