More than 3 million Puerto Ricans are without power and thousands are sleeping outdoors after earthquakes toppled homes.
The death toll includes up to 8,000 koalas, which were already considered vulnerable to extinction.
The most lethal venomous animal in Australia is not a spider.
Another three people in the United Arab Emirates are sick with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus and two people infected with it in Qatar have died, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday.
Goodbye to our society not grasping the emotional toll these wars have taken on our veterans. Hello to our society stepping