These gray whales delighted a group of whale watchers by swimming close to a boat off the California coast on March 12. Pacific Offshore Expeditions said the encounter lasted 90 minutes and that "it's rare to encounter gray whales this friendly off our coast."
WEB EXTRA: President Biden Wax FigureThe Grevin Museum in France unveiled a wax figure of President Biden on Tuesday. A museum spokesperson said they always make figures for U.S. presidents. The one of President Biden was added just as museums start to reopen in France.
WEB EXTRA: Parrot Rescued Off Ledge in ChicagoA large blue and orange parrot found itself stuck on a window ledge in Chicago, Illinois on Sunday (5/16). The Chicago Fire Department says the bird's owner flagged down a passing fire truck for help. A firefighter used a pole to coax the parrot down as onlookers cheered.
WEB EXTRA: Researchers Say People Are Experiencing 'Zoom Fatigue'Are video calls while working from home stressing you out? If yes, you're not alone. Researchers have coined the term "Zoom fatigue." It's more than just exhaustion, and there are ways to help you get out of that virtual funk.
Trending: Dog Does YogaAn Instagram user posted a video of her doing yoga with her furry friend joining in.
Trending: Ariana GrandeAriana Grande and married her fiancé Dalton Gomez in an intimate ceremony over the weekend.
CBS4 News Morning Headlines 5/18/2021Get a quick look at the news making headlines this morning.
WEB EXTRA: Man Uses Snail Mucus To Make SoapA man in France is using snail mucus to make soap. Would you try it? Take a look at how he makes this rare, slimy product.
WEB EXTRA: Toddler Shows Off Stuffed Toy To LeopardListen to these adorable giggles as a two-year-old girl played with an Amur leopard at the Philadelphia Zoo on May 12. The toddler brought her stuffed toy "Kitty" and had a blast showing it off to her new friend!
WEB EXTRA: Sacramento Police Use Virtual Reality For De-escalation TrainingThe Sacramento Police Department has added virtual reality to its training program. Here’s a look at the system that is used to help train officers to de-escalate dangerous situations.
WEB EXTRA: 'Vaccine Saves' Message Projected Onto Christ The Redeemer StatueThe message ''Vaccine saves, United for vaccines'' was projected onto the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday (5/15). The display was part of an effort to encourage people in Brazil and around the world to get vaccinated.
Trending: Miss UniverseMiss Mexico Andrea Meza was crowned Miss Universe at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino on Sunday night.
CBS4 News Morning Headlines 5/17/2021Get a quick look at the news making headlines this morning.
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Trending: Carole Baskin Tiger Reward"Tiger King" star and CEO of Big Cat Rescue, Carole Baskin, is offering a $5,000 reward for finding a tiger that went missing in Houston.
WEB EXTRA: Homecoming Parade For COVID SurvivorA young woman from Kentucky is out of the hospital almost six months after she was first diagnosed with COVID-19. To celebrate her return home, her community threw her a parade to welcome her back on Friday (5/14). Take a look.
WEB EXTRA: Zoo in Lima, Peru Farms To Feed AnimalsZookeepers in Lima, Peru, facing a huge cut in revenue during the coronavirus lockdown, came up with their own, do-it-yourself way to keep their animals fed. Have a look!
WEB EXTRA: Goats Clean Up California Hillside Before Fire Season3,000 goats were released as part of a program by the Oakland Fire Department in California to graze city-owned land on Thursday (5/13). Local officials say goats are a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way of reducing vegetation to prevent wildfires.
TRENDING: Ben & Jen 2?According to People magazine, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck have been enjoying quality time together.
TRENDING: Doing Her Part5-year-old Mia Keller helped K-9 police officers and donated her savings of $26 to them.
WEB EXTRA: Three Smithsonian Museums Reopen In D.C.Three Smithsonian museums reopened in Washington, D.C. Friday (5/14): The Museum of African American History and Culture, the American Art Museum, and the National Portrait Gallery. The first lady said it was “culture and beauty coming back to D.C.”
WEB EXTRA: Lava Flows From Volcano In GuatemalaPeople watched as lava flowed from the Pacaya volcano in Guatemala on Wednesday night (5/12). The volcano is a tourist attraction, but locals say eruptions threaten their homes and community.
WEB EXTRA: The Pied Dog WalkerA Boston dog walker has taken his service to the next level. He snaps pictures of his furry clients all around town and now he's gained a new following online.
WEB EXTRA: Cat Jumps From Burning BuildingMaybe cats really do have nine lives! Here’s the moment a cat jumped from a fifth-floor window of a burning building in Chicago on Thursday. The fire department tweeted, “Cat hit grass, bounced, and walked away!”
WEB EXTRA: Baby Chacoan Peccaries Enjoy PlaytimeThese baby Chacoan peccaries enjoyed playtime at the Potawatomi Zoo in Indiana in early May. The zoo says the month-old peclets are “fun to watch.”