AUSTRALIA (CNN/SEVEN NETWORK) - A koala bear made a lucky escape from a raging bush fire in Australia.
A passerby spotted the marsupial sitting in what was left of a burned tree, and gave it some water before taking it to an animal hospital.
The koala suffered singed fur and a burnt paw.
The fires burned more than 2,000 acres, destroying several homes.
Local experts are discussing the impact of the life of South Africa's first black president.
Local school district leaders are watching the wintry weather closely.
The Mercer County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of what it calls a phishing scam.
Global civil rights icon Nelson Mandela, whose legacy is ending South African apartheid, has died.
A busy intersection re-opened late Thursday evening after a crash.