TORONTO (NBC/CTV) - Two giant pandas from China arrived in Toronto Monday.
Da Mao and Er Shun touched down aboard a specially decorated FedEx jet and received true VIP treatment.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife led a delegation of officials to meet them.
The Harpers got an up-close-and-personal look at both animals, and the prime minister even signed for them.
The two pandas will spend five years at the Toronto Zoo and then take up residence in the Calgary Zoo.
Panda experts in China are hoping their Canadian vacation will be conducive for panda babies.
The two pandas were accompanied by a number of veterinarians and keepers from the Chinese panda reserve in Sichuan Province.
The freezing and near-freezing rain that swooped into Central Texas overnight prompted numerous school closings and delays and made for a harrowing morning commute on Friday.
A man is expected to survive after being stabbed in the head at the Salvation Army shelter in Downtown Austin at about 3:45 a.m. Friday.
As the Austin area prepares itself for an impending winter storm on Friday, Dec. 6, many schools have already announced delays.
Investigators are looking into an overnight fire that left one woman with third-degree burns.
Caldwell County residents gathered Thursday evening to organize their fight against a proposed landfill that they say poses a hazard that they don't need.
The pastor of the Austin church attended by the teacher who was killed Thursday in Benghazi remembered him as a spiritual friend dedicated to improving the lives of others.