This pine tree in California's San Bernardino Mountains was struck by lightning, causing a fiery split down the middle on July 31.
WEB EXTRA: Lower Keys Underwater Music FestivalWhat better way to encourage reef protection and eco-conscious diving than to explore part of the living coral barrier reef while rocking to a sub-sea concert?
WEB EXTRA: Fast Facts About Sunday's Emmy AwardsThe 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards air Sunday on CBS4. Here are a few fast facts about this year's ceremony.
WEB EXTRA: Pentagon Says August 29 Airstrike in Kabul Was 'A Mistake'The Pentagon says that an airstrike in Kabul, Afghanistan on August 29th killed as many as 10 civilians that were unlikely associated with ISIS-K or a direct threat to U.S. forces. Friday (9/17), Marine Corps General Frank McKenzie Jr. said, "It was a mistake, and I offer my sincere apology."
WEB EXTRA: US Capitol Police Chief On "Justice For J6" RallyThe U.S. Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger said ahead of this weekend's "Justice for J6" rally that the department is "working to ensure that we don’t have a repeat of January 6th" in Washington, D.C. Hundreds are expected at the rally to support those arrested after the January 6 riot at the Capitol.
WEB EXTRA: Baby Killer Whale Rescued From Shallow Water in RussiaRescuers helped reunite this baby killer whale with its mother after it got stuck in shallow water in Russia on Thursday (9/16). The Russian emergency ministry said the young whale had likely been hunting near the shore at low tide, according to Reuters.
WEB EXTRA NCIS: Hawaii PreviewNCIS: HAWAII - The next chapter in the NCIS story begins Monday with NCIS: Hawaii. Vanessa Lachey stars as Special Agent in Charge Jane Tennant, and she is the first woman to lead an NCIS series. Check out this preview then catch the series premiere Monday night, Sept. 20 on CBS4.
WEB EXTRA: Tom Brady Says He Could Play In The NFL Until 50In a video alongside friend and long-term teammate Rob Gronkowski, the 44-year-old Brady admitted wanting to stave off NFL retirement for another six years. (Courtesy: Tampa Bay Bucs)
WEB EXTRA: Museum Debuts Previously Unknown Vincent Van Gogh DrawingA Vincent van Gogh drawing never before seen by the public is now on display at his museum in Amsterdam.
WEB EXTRA: Whale Sculpture Made of Recycled PlasticThis whale sculpture is made of recycled plastic and is on display in Kyiv, Ukraine. The artist says 2,000 people collected plastic waste from rivers and city parks to help create the 1,650 pound sculpture.
WEB EXTRA: Endangered Seahorses Released into Sydney Harbor in AustraliaDivers released these baby White’s seahorses into Sydney Harbor in Australia on September 9. The SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium said it released more than 140 tagged seahorses to help grow the endangered population.
WEB EXTRA: Coyotes Roaming Through WestonSome Weston residents are expressing concern after several coyotes and gray foxes were spotted in several neighborhoods in recent days.
WEB EXTRA: Florida Woman Bumps Hissing Alligator With PaddleA Florida woman, paddleboarding in a lagoon at Silver Springs State Park, had a scary and potentially dangerous close encounter with a very large alligator and it was all caught on camera.
WEB EXTRA: SpaceX Inspiration4 Crew Brings Toy Golden Retriever Into SpaceThe SpaceX Inspiration4 crew gained a fifth member on its way to space: a toy golden retriever! The stuffed animal served as the zero-gravity, or zero-g, indicator to show the moment they reached space. The toy represents the specially trained facility dogs at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The crew hopes to raise $200 million for the hospital.
WEB EXTRA: Country Star Reba McEntire Rescued From Building After Stairs CollapsedReba McEntire was rescued from a building in Atoka, Oklahoma on Tuesday (9/14). She was touring an historic building when a stairwell collapsed and trapped people on the floors they were on, according to the City of Atoka Emergency Management Director. McEntire later tweeted that she and her team are OK.
WEB EXTRA: Art Installation Displays 650,000 White Flags In Honor Of COVID VictimsCrews are placing 650,000 white flags on the National Mall in Washington, DC, each representing a person who has died from COVID-19 in America. Artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg designed the display called "In America: Remember," and it will be up through October 3, 2021.
WEB EXTRA: Winnie The Pooh AirbnbTake a look at this very special "Bearbnb" inspired by Winnie the Pooh's adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood.
WEB EXTRA: Bears Play With Soccer Ball In IndiaTwo bears were recently caught on video playing with a soccer ball in a forest in India.
WATCH: SpaceX Successfully Launches All-Civilian Crew Into OrbitThe all-civilian crew made history and is set to to orbit earth for three days.
WEB EXTRA: Paris’ Famous Arc de Triomphe Covered In Metallic FabricCheck out this timelapse video of crews covering Paris’ famous Arc de Triomphe in metallic fabric on Sunday. The temporary installation honors the late artist Christo, who was known for wrapping iconic structures around the world.
WEB EXTRA: Firefighter Rescues Seagull from Light PoleHere’s the moment firefighters saved a seagull that was tangled up in a light pole in San Lorenzo, CA on September 10. Alameda County Fire Department said animal control later captured the bird for evaluation.
WEB EXTRA: Damage from Nicholas in the Houston areaThere were collapsed roofs and downed trees in the Houston area after Nicholas moved through. The National Weather Service said the storm was a hurricane when it made landfall along the Texas coast on Tuesday morning (9/14).
WEB EXTRA: Gov. DeSantis Announces Plans To Get Rid Of FSA In SchoolsGov. DeSantis Announces Plans To Get Rid Of FSA In Schools
WEB EXTRA: Met Gala 2021 FashionCelebrities dressed to impress at the Met Gala in New York City on Monday night (9/13). This year's theme was "In America: A Lexicon of Fashion." All attendees on the guest list had to be vaccinated to abide by COVID protocols. Here's a look at some of the most draw-dropping looks:
WEB EXTRA: Dozens of Humpback Whales Off Australian CoastA tour group spotted dozens of humpback whales feeding on "schools of baitfish" off the Australian coast earlier this month. Sapphire Coastal Adventures said: “This is an incredible phenomenon to witness, the sight, the sound and the smell is something to behold.”