Whale watchers in Avila Beach, California had a close encounter with a humpback whale as the marine giant almost swallowed two kayakers. The event was caught in the video and has made its round on the internet.
Diego Maradona was recovering Wednesday after an operation for bleeding in his skull, his personal doctor said. Maradona had a subdural hematoma, which is an accumulation of blood between a membrane and his brain, said Dr. Leopoldo Luque, a neurologist who performed Tuesday’s operation.
A Dutch metro train was saved from disaster on Monday when it smashed through a safety barrier but was prevented from plummeting into the water by a sculpture of a whale tail.
In a time of so much loss, it is rare for an individual death to stir a country. And it is extraordinary for national grief to be triggered by the passing of a puppet. But so it was in Brazil on Monday, as an outpouring of emotion followed news that the puppeteer behind Louro José – a 2-foot tall parrot that is a fixture on the country’s most popular morning show – had died.
Sean Connery, the Scottish-born actor who was the first to utter the famous movie line, “the name's Bond, James Bond” has died. He was 90. His death was confirmed by his family, the BBC reported. Connery, who had been unwell, died overnight in his sleep, while in the Bahamas, said the report.
A traditional Day of the Dead offering in Frida Kahlo's iconic home in Mexico City has taken on a wider artistic homage, with an exhibition helped by French designer Jean Paul Gaultier also remembering artists who have died in past pandemics.
A 59-year-old man is in critical condition after a shark attacked him on Sunday at Australia's Great Barrier Reef, near the north Queensland city of Townsville, rescuers said.
Peruvian archaeologists have uncovered a 37-metre-long cat etching in a little-explored area of the country's celebrated Nazca Lines UNESCO heritage site which is home to hundreds of gigantic geoglyphs dating back more than 2,000 years.
Peru opened the ruins of Machu Picchu for a single Japanese tourist after he waited almost seven months to enter the Inca citadel, while trapped in the Andean country during the coronavirus outbreak.
New Zealand Rugby is expecting a “near-capacity” crowd of some 47,000 to pack into Auckland's Eden Park for the second Bledisloe Cup international against Australia on Sunday.