Coronavirus live news: France nears 1m cases as four US states see record one-day deaths

1.21am BST01:21 New Zealand reports two new coronavirus cases, both returned travellers in quarantine Charlotte Graham-McLay…

USS Oklahoma sailor killed at Pearl Harbor identified, set to be buried in Kentucky

A U.S. Navy sailor killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor has been identified and is…

Endangered white rhino recently born has become a ‘mischievous character’

2020 has been a turbulent year, to say the least, but an endangered white rhino is…

Raccoons break into California bank, amazing pictures show

Talk about “masked bandits.” Two raccoons have created a stir by “breaking into” a Redwood City,…

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft makes historic touchdown on asteroid Bennu

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft made its historic touchdown on asteroid Bennu Tuesday, retrieving a sample from the space rock that…

Nasa Osiris-Rex spacecraft lands on asteroid Bennu in mission to collect dust

A Nasa spacecraft has successfully landed on an asteroid, dodging boulders the size of buildings, in…

Chris Hoy: ‘I had no natural ability as a cyclist!’

It was Steven Spielberg’s fault. “I was six when I saw ET,” says Sir Chris Hoy.…

Orionid meteor shower will light up the sky this week: What you need to know

Nearly two weeks after the Draconid meteor shower lit up the night skies, the Orionid meteor…

Egypt says another trove of ancient coffins found in Saqqara

CAIRO – Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed another trove of ancient coffins in a vast necropolis south…

Florida wildlife investigators uncover flying squirrel trafficking ring: officials

At least seven people have been charged in an “elaborate” flying squirrel trafficking scheme in which poachers…