WEB EXTRA: Egypt ReopensThe Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum in Cairo reopened Wednesday after being closed for 3 months due to the pandemic. Visitors had their temperatures checked. Officials said there was restoration and maintenance work done on monuments, pyramids and tombs during the closure.
WEB EXTRA: ExploringThe San Diego Zoo announced an echidna hatched at its Safari Park for the first time ever. The four-month-old did some exploring on June 25. The zoo says the “puggle” moves around on "its wobbly little legs as it grows and gains strength.”
WEB EXTRA: New Dog BreedMeet the Belgian Laekenois. As of July 1, it’s the newest breed recognized by the American Kennel Club. There are now 196 AKC-recognized breeds.
WEB EXTRA: Captured On VideoA woman and her son have been charged in the killing of the woman's estranged husband in Hialeah.
Trending: New Academy Awards MembersThe Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is adding more than 800 new members with a continued effort to emphasize diversity.
Eye On The Day 7/1Here are a few stories we are keeping an eye on: Dr. Anthony Fauci warns the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. could get much worse, Mississippi retires its Confederate-themed flag, and a survey says people are thinking twice about heading back to the gym post-pandemic. Would you feel comfortable?
WEB EXTRA: NYC MTA Installs Protective Equipment Vending Machines In SubwaysThe New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced on June 30th that a dozen vending machines will be placed in 10 subway stations. These vending machines will offer personal protective equipment to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
WEB EXTRA: Fauci Says..."We've got to get that message out that we are all in this together, and if we are going to contain this we've got to contain it together." Dr. Anthony Fauci spoke about the responsibility Americans have to work together to stop the spread of COVID-19 at a Senate hearing on Tuesday.
WEB EXTRA: Not Even CloseThe director-general of the World Health Organization said at a press briefing on Monday that the coronavirus is "not even close to being over." He also said, "Although many countries have made some progress, globally, the pandemic is actually speeding up."
WEB EXTRA: Wait, What?This shop in Giza, Egypt is serving coronavirus-inspired ice cream treats in different flavors. The desserts have chocolate sticks and sprinkles that mimic the virus' structure. The store owner says he hopes to help reduce people's fears while highlighting safety guidelines.
WEB EXTRA: Turtle Wax With That?Sue, an African spurred tortoise at the Milwaukee County Zoo, enjoyed a waterless "shell car wash" last month. According to the zoo, turtles and tortoises can feel when something touches their shell. It's how they know to tuck their heads inside. The shell car wash is an enrichment experience for Sue, according to the zoo.
WEB EXTRA: Don't Look DownThrill-seekers in the Czech Republic participated in a highline walk at Trosky Castle on June 27. The castle’s two towers stand on spires of rock with a gulf between them. Participants were attached to the lines with harnesses. Outdoor sporting activities like this one have been allowed in the Czech Republic since pandemic restrictions were relaxed in recent weeks.
WEB EXTRA: Whale Of A RescueItalian divers freed this sperm whale with its tail caught in fishing net near Lipari, Italy on Friday. The Italian Coast Guard says divers worked for about an hour before they were able to cut the whale free.
WEB EXTRA: Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Helps Dog Suffering From Heat StrokeMiami-Dade Fire Rescue Helps Dog Suffering From Heat Stroke
Trending: Mary J. BligeSinger Mary J. Blige has launched a wine collection called "Sun Goddess"
Trending: Cirque du Soleil Bankruptcy ProtectionCirque du Soleil has filed for bankruptcy protection citing "immense disruption and forced show closures" due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Eye On The Day 6/30Here are a few stories we are keeping an eye on: Coronavirus updates around the country and AMC Theatres pushes back its reopening date. What part of the movie theater experience do you miss most?
WEB EXTRA: Tortoise Uses ‘Shell Car Wash’Sue, an African spurred tortoise at the Milwaukee County Zoo, enjoyed a waterless "shell car wash" last month. According to the zoo, turtles and tortoises can feel when something touches their shell. It's how they know to tuck their heads inside. The shell car wash is an enrichment experience for Sue, according to the zoo.
WEB EXTRA: Poll On Wearing Masks And How U.S. Is Handling CoronavirusA CBS News poll released on Sunday shows how Americans feel about wearing masks, and what they think about the US response to coronavirus. 59% of Republican respondents said they think it's a personal choice to wear a mask in public. 76% of Democrats said it's a public responsibility. The poll also found that 62% of Americans think the United States' handling of coronavirus is going badly.
WEB EXTRA: Broward Mayor Announces Closure Of Beaches For July 4th HolidayBroward Mayor Dale Holness Announces Closure Of Beaches For July 4th Holiday
Trending: BeyonceBeyonce will debut a new visual album entitled "Black is King" on July 31st.
Eye On The Day 6/29Here are a few stories we are keeping an eye on: States take action to fight COVID-19 spread, viral protest images from St. Louis, and Pride events took place over the weekend. Did you celebrate in some way?
Trending: Disney's Splash MountainDisney has announced it will retheme Splash Mountain to "Princess and the Frog"
Trending: Dixie ChicksThe Dixie Chicks are dropping 'Dixie' from the band's name and will now be called The Chicks. They say they "want to meet this moment." They've released a new song called "March," which they say is a tribute to protests over equality and social issues.