• veterinarian Oct 6, 2019

    6 Elephants Die at Thai Park After Trying to Save Fallen Calf

    A herd of wild elephants was swept away by raging waters in a national park in Thailand, drowning six, while rangers helped steer two of the animals out of a deep ravine. Staff at Khao Yai National Park discovered the two struggling elephants and the carcasses after dawn Saturday near the Haew Narok waterfall, also known as the Ravine of...

  • flash Jan 4, 2019

    Tropical Storm's Rain, Surging Seas Strike Thai Beaches

    Rain, winds and surging seawater buffeted coastal villages and world-famous tourist resorts Friday, as Tropical Storm Pabuk made landfall on southern Thailand’s east coast. The storm, with maximum sustained winds of 70 kph (42 mph), hit the shore of Nakhon Si Thammarat province Friday afternoon and was roaring westward at 20 kph (12 mph), said Phuwieng Prakhammintara, director-general of the...

  • San Diego Oct 17, 2018

    Skyway System Proposed Again, This Time for Airport to Downtown Route

    A proposed tram linking the San Diego International Airport to downtown may appear like an amusement park ride but one local official said the idea isn’t so farfetched.

  • Oct 17, 2018

    Report Says Skyway from Airport to Convention Center Is Feasible

    NBC 7’s Danny Freeman spoke to one champion of the skyway, District 4 Supervisor Ron Roberts.

  • coach Aug 8, 2018

    Boys Rescued From Cave, Once Stateless, Get Thai Citizenship

    Three young soccer players who were trapped with other team members for almost three weeks in a cave in northern Thailand were granted Thai citizenship on Wednesday along with their 25-year-old coach. All four had been stateless, and their lack of citizenship deprived them of some basic benefits and rights, including the ability to travel outside of Chiang Rai, the...

  • New York Jul 18, 2018

    2 Kids Bitten in NY Shark Attacks; Tooth Sticks in Boy's Leg

    A boy and a girl were bitten by sharks in separate attacks off Fire Island Wednesday, according to local officials and the father of one of the children. A spokeswoman from the town of Islip said the 13-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl were bitten off the shores off Atlantique Beach and Sailors Haven — two beaches about 4 1/2 miles...

  • chief Oct 26, 2017

    Explosion, Inferno at Indonesia Firecracker Factory Kills 47

    An explosion and inferno at a fireworks factory near the Indonesian capital on Thursday killed at least 47 people, most of them female workers, and injured dozens, police said. Witnesses said a huge explosion was heard from the factory at about 10 a.m. and then smaller blasts echoed across the neighborhood as orange flames jumped from the building and columns...

  • al-Qaeda Aug 2, 2016

    Osama Bin Laden's Pakistan Compound Could Become Kids' Playground

    The compound where Osama bin Laden was hiding when Navy SEALs found and killed him five years ago looks set to become either a children’s playground or a graveyard, a local official tells NBC News. The site in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where the al Qaeda founder and 9/11 mastermind spent his last years has become the center of a turf war....

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