The United Nations Command released video showing a North Korean defector crossing the border between North Korea and South Korea on November 13. The UNC is responsible for policing the Demilitarized Zone accused North Korea of violating the armistice agreement when a soldier crossed the military demarcation line in pursuit of the defector. South Korean officials announced on Tuesday, November 21, that the former Korean People’s Army soldier had regained consciousness after having been shot six times by North Korean border guards as he escaped via the Joint Security Area in Panmunjom.
A newly discovered object from another star system passing through our galaxy is dazzling scientists. This week (November 2017), astromers have been observing this first-ever confirmed interstellar visitor. NASA has released a video showing an artist’s concept of the object.
Beachgoers spotted a crocodile on a beach in Hollywood, FL on Nov. 20. Authorities kept beach visitors out of the water, while crews from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission were called.
A large fire broke out west of downtown Merced on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, killing a family pet and displacing four people. The fire reported at about 4:40 p.m. in the 1100 block of West 19th Street, at the intersection with R Street, Merced Fire Capt. Nathan Frankhauser said. Here's a look from the point of view of the fire crews.