NASA has chosen 10 new astronaut candidates from a field of more than 12,000 applicants to represent the United States and work for humanity’s benefit in space and one of them is a Florida native.
WEB EXTRA: Baby Turtles Released Into Sea In Indonesia40 baby turtles returned to the sea in Indonesia on Thursday (1/20). The Bali Natural Resources Conservation Center rescued the olive ridley and hawksbill hatchlings from the beaches of Bali. They were released back into the wild as part of an educational activity for volunteers. Olive ridley turtles are considered vulnerable, while hawksbill turtles are classified as critically endangered by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
WEB EXTRA: Scientists Discover Pristine Coral Reef Off Tahiti CoastScientists have discovered a pristine coral reef deep in the ocean off the coast of Tahiti, and they say it's untouched by climate change. Take a look:
WEB EXTRA: Teen Pilot Zara Rutherford Becomes Youngest Female To Fly Solo Around The WorldTeen pilot Zara Rutherford spent five months flying around the world and now has a few Guinness World Records.
WEB EXTRA: Winter Wonderland View Along Road in GreeceTake a look at this stunning view along a road in Greece. A photographer posted the video on January 14 and called it "the magic of winter in Greece."
WEB EXTRA: Where Are All The Worker? Working Says Local Author & EntrepreneurAccording to entrepreneur and author Bruce Turkel, many of those workers who were in on the “Great Resignation” and who have seemed to have disappeared from the workforce are in fact “working.” Many are working on their own terms, on their own schedules, marketing themselves. And more than a few hold non-traditional jobs.
WEB EXTRA: Aftermath Of Bear Attack In Volusia CountyA woman was injured by a black bear while walking her dog in DeBary around 9 p.m. on Friday, January 14.
WEB EXTRA: Animals Celebrate National Popcorn Day At Zoo In IllinoisSome animals celebrated National Popcorn Day at the Brookfield Zoo in Illinois on Wednesday (1/19). The zoo says the western lowland gorillas and the lowland tapirs, Sonny and Sorghum, enjoyed eating the tasty treat, while Imelda the Polish chicken foraged through her supply of popcorn to search for mealworms instead.
WEB EXTRA: President Biden Says 'I'm Not Gonna Give Up And Accept Things As They Are Now.'President Biden: "I'm not gonna give up and accept things as they are now. Some people may call what's happening now the new normal. I call it a job not yet finished. It will get better." On Wednesday (1/19), the president spoke about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic during a press conference.
WEB EXTRA: President Biden Says 'Should We Have Done More Testing Earlier? Yes.'President Biden: "Should we have done more testing earlier? Yes. But we're doing more now." On Wednesday (1/19), the president talked about COVID-19 testing options, including the new website COVIDtests.gov where people can order at-home tests for delivery.
WEB EXTRA: Wax Figures Of President Biden, Vice President Harris On Display At Madame Tussauds New YorkJust in time to mark one year in office, wax figures of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are now on display at Madame Tussauds New York. It's the first time the museum has honored a vice president with a wax figure, according to Madame Tussauds.
WEB EXTRA: North Dakota Highway Patrol Faces Blizzard-Like Conditions While Responding To CrashNorth Dakota Highway Patrol troopers faced strong winds and blowing snow while responding to a crash on Tuesday (1/18). The National Weather Service said parts of the state were hit with blizzard-like conditions.
WEB EXTRA: A Welcome Message To Kendis Gibson from Norah O'DonnellCBS Evening News Anchor Norah O'Donnell welcome veteran anchor Kendis Gibson back to CBSNews specifically CBS4 News, where he will co-anchor the morning and noon newscasts next to Marybel Rodriguez and Lissette Gonzalez starting Monday, Jan. 24.
WEB EXTRA: A Welcome Message To Kendis Gibson from Gayle King and Tony DokoupilCBS Mornings Anchors Gayle King and Tony Dokoupil welcome veteran anchor Kendis Gibson back to CBSNews specifically CBS4 News, where he will co-anchor the morning and noon newscasts next to Marybel Rodriguez and Lissette Gonzalez starting Monday, Jan. 24.
WEB EXTRA: Images Show Parts Of Tonga Covered In Volcanic AshPhotos from a surveillance flight over Tonga show areas covered in ash on Monday (1/17). An underwater volcano erupted over the weekend, triggering a tsunami and knocking out communication lines.
WEB EXTRA: Artist in Egypt Makes Cat Shelters Out Of Old TiresAn artist in Egypt creates shelters out of old tires to keep stray cats warm during the winter. Check out his upcycled creations.
WEB EXTRA: Cat Shelters In EgyptAn artist in Egypt creates shelters out of old tires to keep stray cats warm during the winter. Check out his upcycled creations.
WEB EXTRA: The Amazing Race RestartAfter being forced to pause season 33 after 3 legs because of the pandemic, Wednesday's episode of The Amazing Race picks up 19 months later, the show’s longest pit stop. Here's a preview of the changes the show implemented to keep the teams safe and a look at some of the life milestones the teams experienced while waiting for the competition to restart. Watch The Amazing Race restart this Wednesday, Jan. 19 at 9/8c on CBS4.
WEB EXTRA: Deputy in Naples Captures Video Of TornadoWATCH: A Collier County Sheriff's deputy in Naples, Florida, captured this video of a tornado on Sunday (1/16). Storms caused significant damage in parts of Southwest Florida over the weekend.
WEB EXTRA: Tigers, Three-Legged Lion, And Dog Play Together With BallTwo tigers, a three-legged lion, and a dog have become best friends, according to the Irkutsk Zoo in Russia. They played together with a ball at the zoo on Saturday (1/15).
WEB EXTRA: Vice President Kamala Harris Volunteers on MLK DayVice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Doug Emhoff volunteered at Martha's Table in Washington, D.C. on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The vice president helped pack bags of groceries that will be distributed to people in the surrounding area.
WEB EXTRA: Underwater Volcano Erupts Off Coast of TongaVideo from the Tonga Geological Services shows the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano erupting on Friday (1/14). Another eruption on Saturday (1/15) triggered a tsunami advisory for Hawaii and the U.S. West Coast that has since been lifted.
WEB EXTRA: Otter Pups Bond With ParentsSix Asian small-clawed otter pups are bonding with their parents at the Brookfield Zoo in Illinois recently. The zoo says Pearl and Adhi are first time parents, and both are very attentive to their babies that were born in November.
WEB EXTRA: Giant Asteroid To Safely Zoom By Earth On TuesdayNear-Earth #asteroid 1994 PC1 is very well known and has been studied for decades by NASA'S Planetary Defense experts. Thye say the asteroid will safely fly past our planet 1.2 million miles away on Tuesday afternoon. (Animation Source: Twitter/NASA Asteroid Watch)
WEB EXTRA: Miami-Dade Officer Fatally Shoots Dog In Miami GardensA home surveillance camera captured a Miami-Dade police officer discharging his weapon six times on a dog, killing him while responding to a call. It happened in Miami Gardens on January 12, at around 7 p.m. WARNING: This video contains content some viewers may find disturbing. Viewer discretion is advised.