Category: Northern America

Barack Obama’s last-minute backdown

Former US president Barack Obama has backed down and “significantly” reduced the size of his upcoming birthday party after a public backlash against his plan to host it amid a surge in Covid-19 infections across the country.

Mind-blowing 400m has Aussie gladiator in medal hunt

They’re regarded as the gladiators of the Olympic Games and in Tokyo an Australian decathlete is vying to be crowned the world’s greatest all-round athlete.

Mind-blowing 400m has Aussie gladiator in medal hunt

They’re regarded as the gladiators of the Olympic Games and in Tokyo an Australian decathlete is vying to be crowned the world’s greatest all-round athlete.

Next Usain Bolt has to wait his turn

Erriyon Knighton isn’t ready to sit on Usain Bolt’s throne yet.

Next Usain Bolt has to wait his turn

Erriyon Knighton isn’t ready to sit on Usain Bolt’s throne yet.

Crowd Erupts Over Cat on the Loose During Yankees Game

A cat on the loose during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx on August 2 became the star of the show after leading the grounds crew on a chase, footage shows. This video filmed by Twitter user @orangenblueface shows the crowd cheering as th…

‘MVP Cat’ Steals the Spotlight at Yankees Game

All eyes were on a cat on the loose during a New York Yankees’ home game in the Bronx against the Baltimore Orioles on August 2. This video filmed by Twitter user @yankees_tribune shows a fired-up crowd chanting “MVP” and “MVC” as the grounds crew scur…

NY Gov ‘sexually harassed multiple women’

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo violated federal and state laws by sexually harassing multiple women through actions that included touching their “intimate body parts”, a report has found.

Simone Biles reveals family tragedy

Simone Biles was struggling with more than just her own inner demons this past week.

Wisconsin Family Celebrates as Long-Lost Dog Found at Shelter

A heart-warming reunion between a long-lost dog and his family in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was captured in footage posted on July 27. In a stroke of luck, a FOX6 News Milwaukee viewer, Dwight, caught a glimpse of his long-lost pet Payday when he was featu…

Desperate travellers’ $21k border mistake

Canadian officials have charged two American travellers and fined them more than $A21,000 each for providing fake Covid-19 vaccination documents.

Parrot Shows He ‘Loves the Sound of His Own Voice’ at Florida Zoo

Florida’s Brevard Zoo released new footage on August 2 showing one of its parrots enjoying the sound of his own idiosyncratic laughter and vocal tics in a new box that was installed in his habitat. The video shows Thor, a hyacinth macaw, taking in the …

Flash Flooding Impacts Utah’s Salt Lake County

Officials in Utah’s Salt Lake County warned drivers to avoid flooded roadways as thunderstorms brought heavy rain and flash flooding on Sunday, August 1. The National Weather Service issued multiple severe thunderstorm and flash flood warnings througho…

Sam Kerr robbed by ‘horrendous’ call

Welcome to our live coverage of the Matildas’ semi-final against Sweden at the Tokyo Olympics.

Ash Barty’s one-word farewell to Tokyo

Ash Barty was all smiles as she signed off from Tokyo.