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Do you wanna go to Hallstatt? ‘Frozen’ village deserted as coronavirus restrictions bite

A tiny Austrian lakeside village so picturesque it had to limit throngs of tourists is now longing for visitors to return to its empty lanes. https://youtu.be/BPZmtHIYM90 Hallstatt, population 780,...

Take a tour of Paris by night amid the coronavirus lockdown

While attractions like Champs Elysees and Eiffel Tower remained lit up in Paris during the coronavirus confinement, popular streets lined with bars and restaurants, usually crowded and busy after midnight, were eerily quiet and dark.

Aerial views of empty Athens streets and landmarks as no easing in lockdown

Silence engulfed Athens cobbled streets, tourists markets and ancient landmarks on Monday (April 20) as authorities said a nation-wide lockdown will continue until April 27 without easing. The lockdown was coupled with the Orthodox...

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 this weekend

By: Alexandra Varkarotas Tuesday marked the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 space mission launch. To commemorate the Eagle landing on the moon on July 20, 1969, the Houston area will be buzzing with plenty of cosmic and lunar activities...

Ancient Egyptian “Bent Pyramid” now open to visitors

By: Alexandra Varkarotas Saturday (July 13) marked the opening of the "Bent Pyramid" since the ancient structure was closed for restoration efforts in 1965. Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Khaled al-Anani explained to Reuters how the area, known as Dashur, is home...

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Constable Deputy dies after being shot by a Fort Bend Sheriff

HOUSTON - A deputy constable has died after a Fort Bend County sheriff mistakenly shot him in Missouri City early Friday morning.

Clint Eastwood turns 90

The legendary screen actor and composer, producer and director was born in San Francisco, California in 1930. Eastwood is...

School districts talk graduation season plan and dates

HOUSTON - It’s officially graduation time! Plenty of school districts have been working tirelessly to come up with safe and effective plans...