Wild winds whipped waves over the open bow of a Washington state ferry crossing Puget Sound on Friday, December 14. The winds knocked out power to tens of thousands of customers in the Seattle area, local media reported . Credit: Washington State Ferries via Storyful
A fire broke out at Chester Zoo, Cheshire, England, on December 15, forcing visitors to evacuate the area. Local fire services reported no injuries; however, and said all of the animals had been accounted for . Credit: Jess Keeble via Storyful
Yellow Vest protests took place around Paris on Saturday, December 15, for the fifth weekend in a row. Near the southern city of Perpignan, demonstrators riding motorbikes blockaded the highway on approach to the Spanish border. 85 people were detained in Paris, with scuffles breaking out between police
Justin McFarland found himself in a winter wonderland in North Ogden, Utah, in early December, launching a drone to capture the beauty of his surroundings. McFarland said he took the video just in time, writing: “I shot this while riding my mountain bike in the snow, it started to snow so I thought I
A thunderstorm in New Zealand’s North Island on Friday, December 14, saw thousands of lightning strikes brighten the skies. NZ Forecaster Metservice recorded 27,000 strikes in the region between Northlands and central North Island on Friday. In these videos taken by Mount Maunganui resident Ceara Prout
Waves up to four feet lapped the shores of Lake Tahoe on Friday, December 14, as high winds buffeted northern California , Oregon and Washington state. Placer County Sheriff’s Office captured this footage from north Lake Tahoe. Credit: Placer County Sheriff’s Office via Storyful
Auckland residents were delighted by a stunning display of lightning over the city on Friday night, December 14. The North Island was lit up by more than 33,000 lightning strikes overnight, according to Radio NZ . They reported 80 per cent of the strikes were above land, giving residents a great view
Queensland man Michael Dunk didn’t let wet weather ruin the start to his weekend on Friday, December 14, when he skim-boarded along a flooded paddock near Airlie Beach. Cyclone Owen , which had not yet made landfall on Friday, had caused heavy rainfall along the north Queensland coast. The region was
Streets in Fitzroy flooded on Friday, December 14, after a severe storm and torrential rain lashed Melbourne. Victoria SES tweeted that people located in Melbourne and the eastern inner suburbs were in danger due to floodwaters. The “freak storm” left drivers trapped in cars, train lines suspended and
Widespread flash flooding hit Melbourne’s central business district on Friday, December 14, after storms lashed the city. Victoria SES tweeted that people located in Melbourne and the eastern inner suburbs were in danger due to floodwaters. The “freak storm” left drivers trapped in cars, train lines
Protesters demonstrated outside Parliament in Budapest, Hungary, on Friday, December 14, chanting to register their dissent against a new “slave law” that allows employers to demand overtime. Video shows the demonstrators marching at a Christmas market on Vörösmarty tér in Budapest before gathered outside
Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel & Caitlin Kinnunen discuss the importance of a show like "The Prom" today and the reaction to their Thanksgiving Day Parade.
A mom and her very mortified son have gone viral after her epic lip sync performance to Kelly Clarkson’s “Since U Been Gone” at a University of Maryland basketball game. The team shared footage of the “fan cam” from the December 11 game on Twitter. The mom can be seen singing along, using her phone as
Karen Gillan jokes about filming Marvel movies and "Doctor Who" while working on her film "The Party's Just Beginning."
In her new film, "The Party's Just Beginning" Karen Gillan chose to film in her hometown and cast her friends as extras.
The cutest thing to hit the NHL may just be the St. Louis Blues’ newest puppy mascot, Barclay, who joined the team for practice on December 13. The team shared footage of the pup on their Twitter page tweeting “Ruff practice.” Barclay can be seen chasing a hockey stick around the ice before he finally
A towing company truck finally pushed a car out of deep water in Charleston, South Carolina, on Friday, December 14, three hours after the car was stopped at a flooded intersection. The car’s driver turned down a rescue from the fire department, preferring to stay with his vehicle until it could be rescued
Santa’s sleigh made a bright appearance on the streets of Edinburgh, Scotland, with Santa and an elf in tow. Twitter user @niamhsnotmad shared footage on December 12 of the brightly lit sleigh making it’s way down Lothian Road. “There’s a guy who’s actual turned his car inty a light up sleigh n drivin
Sam Abbas, writer/director/actor of "The Wedding," talks about how his own life mirrors his character's and how his parents still haven't seen the film.
Actress Kimia Zakerin discusses how she got involved with "The Wedding" and how her Uber driver gave her the push to reach out to writer/director Sam Abbas.
The ICRC hailed the UN-sponsored peace talks as an important step on December 14, adding that it may not have come soon enough with an estimated 2.2 million Yemeni children suffering from acute malnutrition. Warring factions agreed to a ceasefire in the port city of Hodeidah after a week of talks and