REST IN PEACE: A retired, and honorary, Central Texas fire chief who served his community for many decades has passed away, according to the fire department and his daughter.
System snow will gradually diminish thru late tonight. Lake effect snow will then begin and increase in intensity early Mon. A.M. as the winds become gusty from the N thru NW. A dominant snow-band may form over the north-central U.P. Mon. A.M. as well. Plan for extra travel time!
India has stepped up its global ambitions and foreign policy engagements with African countries in recent years.
WATCH: Two wedge-tailed eagles who have been in care for over 10 months were released at a property in Victoria's Central Highlands recently.
JUST IN: Omicron COVID variant was in Europe before South African scientists detected and flagged it to the world
Barbados will become a republic this week, replacing Queen Elizabeth as head of state. British colonizers enslaved over 380,000 people to work on Barbados' sugar plantations. Sandra Mason, set to be the first president, said she wants to "fully leave our colonial past behind."
Omicron is not a 'South African variant', it's a variant that was spotted & reported by brilliant South African scientists so fast the world has a chance to get on top of it. Could have originated anywhere.
Professional wrestlers enforce the face mask rule at the Central de Abastos market in Mexico City.
It is done! Thank you @wto members for finalizing my election today and making history. In the 73 years of GATT and WTO, honored to be First Woman and First African to lead. But now the real work begins. Ready to tackle the challenges of WTO. Forget Business as usual!