Zoo animals play with boxesWHAT’S IN THE BOX?: The day after Christmas is known as “Boxing Day” in many countries around the world. To mark the day, Denver Zoo shared this video on December 26th of their animals playing with boxes. The zoo said the boxes and other materials are biodegradable and the activity "stimulates foraging behaviors for hidden food!"
Roast Goose Digestion Run in GermanyHOLIDAY CALORIE BURN: Hundreds of people got together in Germany after Christmas to take part in the annual 'Roast Goose Digestion Run,' to burn off that Christmas dinner.
Rare Black Rhino Born At Michigan Zoo On Christmas Eve"It's a boy!" The Potter Park Zoo in Lansing, Michigan, welcomed a critically endangered black rhino calf into the world this week a true gift just in time for Christmas.
Eye on the Day for Thursday, December 26, 2019It's December 26th, here are the stories we're keeping our eye on: a rocket launch from the Gaza strip prompted security to rush Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu off stage, North Korea didn't launch a missile on Christmas like it said it would, and Thursday is the worst travel day of the year.
Last solar eclipse of the decadeRING OF FIRE: People in parts of Asia, Australia, and Africa got to see the last solar eclipse of the decade on December 26. An ‘annular’ solar eclipse happens when a new moon, or smaller moon, passes in front of the sun. When this happens, a ‘ring of fire’ is visible because the moon doesn't completely obscure the sun.
Eye on the Day for Thursday, December 26, 2019It's December 26th. Here are the stories we're keeping our eye on: a rocket launch from the Gaza strip prompted security to rush Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu off stage, North Korea didn't launch a missile on Christmas like it said it would, and Thursday is the worst travel day of the year.
Santa delivers gifts to zoo animalsON THE NICE LIST: Some animals at the Cincinnati Zoo got a surprise visit from Santa last week. Fiona the hippo, Kris the cheetah and her "puppy pal" Remus, red pandas Audra and Lenore, and Lucille the bearcat got boxes made of reused materials, some of them with treats inside, according to the zoo. Mostly though, the zoo says that just like a lot of kids, the animals just enjoyed tearing into the boxes.
Christmas tree made of plastic bottlesWATCH: This Christmas tree in Lebanon is made out of plastic bottles. The creator of the Christmas tree says it is over 90 feet tall and made of more than 120,000 bottles. The bottles will be recycled once the season is over, according to Reuters.
Bus driver rescues two dogsHAPPY REUNION: A couple of lost dogs are back home for the holidays. A bus driver in Milwaukee spotted the wandering pups running in the street. Jamie Grabowski brought the dogs onto the bus and called for help.
Teaching Children GratitudeWant to teach your kids gratitude this holiday season? Here are some tips.
Santa visits NICU babiesSanta stopped by to spread some Christmas cheer at a Missouri hospital last week, where he paid a visit to some of the hospital's smallest patients.
Eye on the Day for Wednesday, December 24, 2019It's Tuesday, December 24. Here are the stories we're keeping our eye on: the impeachment stalemate continues to drag on, a vigil was held for a murdered Texas mother, and 37% of Americans are planning on virtually visiting family this holiday season.
National Menorah lighting ceremonyWATCH: The lighting ceremony of the National Menorah was held Sunday in Washington, D.C., on the first night of Hanukkah. The ceremonial lighting of the large menorah near the White House dates back to 1979.
Therapy dog steals toysCUTEST THIEF: Officers at the Franklin Police Department in Massachusetts were wondering who was stealing the toys to be donated to the Santa Foundation, a charity that gives gifts to families in need. Then they discovered Ben, the therapy dog, had been hoarding toys all day long.
Sea otters enjoy holiday treatsWATCH: Two rescued sea otters at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago were introduced to the other sea otters in the exhibit this week, according to the aquarium. The otters enjoyed holiday-themed treats together.
Year In Review: Obit 2019A Supreme Court Justice, a Hollywood icon, and a hero first responder were among the prominent people we lost in 2019. Here is a look back at the celebrities, politicians, entertainers and others who died this past year.
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Michigan Matters: The Future of JobsAs a talent gap continues in our region and more Baby Boomers are retiring, Ric DeVore and Ryan Maibach stopped by the CBS 62 ‘s studio to appear on MICHIGAN MATTERS to discuss the situation.
Community Connect: Holiday GivingOn this week's Community Connect, we warm the heart and the spirit as host Lisa Germani hears from Detroit organizations that are giving back this Holiday Season.
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Man steals fake presents from police station lobbyA Washington State University student just released from custody in Pullman, WA last week - immediately went searching for more mischief. Check out his Grinch-like actions as he left the police station.
Northern lights dazzle in the skySTUNNING: Onlookers who braved the bitter cold to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights in Finland this week were treated to quite a show. The shifting green patterns illuminated the night sky in the Lapland region for more than nine hours Wednesday night, according to Reuters.