Thursday, May 30th, 2019

 

Sixteen bright sparks vie for national spelling bee crown

Sixteen young spellers, winnowed down from hundreds of contestants, will battle it out on Thursday night in the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee when the champion will walk away with a…


From Prague with love: Pelicans Sun, Moon and Star head for new London home

Three great white pelicans were crossing Europe by van on Thursday en route to their new home in a central London park, where they will become part of a centuries-old tradition with royal connections.


Saybie, believed to be world’s tiniest baby ever to survive, goes home

An infant girl who weighed about the same as a large apple when she was born five months ago and is believed to be the world’s tiniest baby ever to survive has gone home from a San Diego hospital.


Four new baby meerkats melt hearts at a Thai zoo

Four newly born meerkats are the star attractions at a zoo in Thailand as visitors come to catch a glimpse of the little furry pups with their big eyes and signature two-legged stand.


Fifty bright sparks vie for national spelling bee crown

Fifty young spellers, winnowed down from hundreds of contestants, will battle it out on the last day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday when the champion will walk away with a $50,000…