Adelaide Zoo’s oldest resident, Greater, a flamingo, was put down after suffering complications from old age and arthritis. The zoo is planning to create a memorial for the bird.
A gray whale calf lost its way and was stranded in a Mexican beach but was swiftly rescued.
Torrential rains in Bolivia brought overflowing rivers and flood to vast areas of the country causing 40 deaths and the Bolivian government to declare a state of emergency.
Australia green lights the dumping of dredged mud near the Great Barrier Reef to open up the world’s largest coal port.
The morning commute turned dangerous for drivers in Minnesota after falling snow causes multiple accidents.
Thousands of anti-government protesters in Thailand took to the streets in a show of numbers saying that they will boycott the nearing general elections.
27 Al-Qaeda terrorists were killed in an airstrike conducted by the Iraqi government forces.
Heavy fog in China caused 150 tollways to close as well as to delay 100 flights.
A 12-week old polar bear cub born in the Toronto Zoo is introduced to snow for the first time.
A multi-million dollar drug and prostitution ring in New York City was busted as law enforcement officers warn Super Bowl fans to stay away of the citiy’s underworld.