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Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames

2 monthes ago   |   By KCRA

Australia's unprecedented wildfires season has so far charred 40,000 square miles of brushland, rainforests, and national parks - killing by one estimate more than a billion wild animals. Scientists fear some of the island continent's unique and colorful species may not recover. For others, they are trying to throw lifelines.
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The search is on for rare species survivors amid Australia flames

The search is on for rare species survivors amid Australia flames

2 monthes ago   |   By KCRA

Much of Australia is still ablaze in an unprecedented wildfire season that has already charred an area the size of Kentucky.
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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized with coronavirus

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized with coronavirus

Johnson's office says he is being admitted for tests because he still has symptoms 10 days after testing positive for the virus. Read more ...

Queen Elizabeth calls for unity during the coronavirus pandemic

Queen Elizabeth calls for unity during the coronavirus pandemic

Queen Elizabeth II addressed the coronavirus pandemic and offered reassurance in a rare televised speech Sunday. Read more ...

Bronx Zoo tiger tests positive for coronavirus

Bronx Zoo tiger tests positive for coronavirus

The coronavirus is infecting New Yorkers of all stripes. A tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the deadly bug, the Wildlife Conservation Society announced Sunday... Read more ...

Tom Dempsey, former NFL kicker, dead from coronavirus at 73

Tom Dempsey, former NFL kicker, dead from coronavirus at 73

Tom Dempsey, who became a record-setting NFL placekicker for the New Orleans Saints despite being born without toes on his right foot, died Saturday after contracting the... Read more ...

Easter bunny brings holiday cheer while practicing social distancing

Easter bunny brings holiday cheer while practicing social distancing

After canceling an Easter egg hunt, a Nebraska business owner decided to bring the eggs to children from a safe distance. Read more ...

1 more death reported at Pleasant View Nursing Home; more confirmed cases...

1 more death reported at Pleasant View Nursing Home; more confirmed cases reported

The Carroll County Health Department announced Sunday one additional death at Pleasant View Nursing Home due to the coronavirus and several other confirmed cases. Read more ...

Videocast: Pop-up Showers Monday

Videocast: Pop-up Showers Monday

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Tom Dempsey, record-setting former NFL kicker, dies at 73 of coronavirus

Tom Dempsey, record-setting former NFL kicker, dies at 73 of coronavirus

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White House To Hold Coronavirus Briefing, As U.S. Death Toll Nears 10,000

White House To Hold Coronavirus Briefing, As U.S. Death Toll Nears 10,000

"This is going to be the hardest and the saddest week of most Americans' lives, quite frankly," the U.S. surgeon general warned. Read more ...

Mass. gets small fraction of ventilator request from national stockpile

Mass. gets small fraction of ventilator request from national stockpile

Gov. Baker said state officials received a shipment of 100 ventilators, less than 10% of the 1,400 they requested from the federal government. Read more ...