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back now with some of the thousands of people waiting to be evacuated from the caribbean island of st. vincent. and that's because officials say a volcano on that island could erupt at any moment. andrea fujii with details. >> reporter: this morning cruise ships racing to help evacuate thousands of people before a volcano erupts on the caribbean
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island of st. vincent. >> look at that. >> reporter: officials say an eruption is imminent. >> there is now in the country an evacuation order. >> reporter: ferries, boats, all helping get people out. at least four cruise ships are arriving. royal caribbean and celebrity sending help and two ships from carnival set to dock today. >> this is an emergency. persons with children, those that are disabled. we're allowing you to board first. >> reporter: smoke is already billowing from the volcano which last erupted in 1979. the prime minister ordering mandatory evacuations of about 16,000 people in designated red danger zones. st. vincent is the main island in the caribbean nation of st. vincent and the grenadines. about 1500 miles from miami, west of barbados and northeast of aruba and venezuela. >> all arrangements have now
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kickstarted. and the process begins. >> reporter: the pandemic is posing an extra challenge. >> keep your mask on! >> reporter: the prime minister warning people they should be vaccinated before entering a shelter or boarding a cruise ship. evacuated residents are expected to be taken to neighboring islands, or they can shelter on st. vincent outside the danger zones. faith, trevor? >> andrea, thank you. we're learning new details about a pilot in brazil who fought for his life after crashing in a remote part of the amazon jungle. he crashed back in january while flying for an illegal gold mining operation. and then after rescuers failed to find him, he walked for 36 days before being helped back to his family. he now says he is never flying again. an invasion under way in the italian city of trieste by dozens of jellyfish. look at this video here, swarming the harbor. experts say such a gathering is rare and likely due to winds and currents. >> no thank you.
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coming up, the most relaxed city in america. spoiler alert, it's not new york. >> you're watching "world news now." we'll be right back.
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♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ whoa oh ♪ ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ well, they're walking on sunshine in one community in the san francisco bay area. >> yeah, perhaps fittingly, the city of sunnyvale has been ranked the most-relaxed city in this country. will ganss is here with more for us, will. >> hey, faith, hey, trevor. i spoke with the mayor of sunnyvale. and this man has the exact perfect job for his disposition. he's so kind and so warm, just like his town of sunnyvale is. it almost seems fake.
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sunnyvale might be the name for a perfect hometown and a perfect doll and a perfect disney movie. but it's also a very real town in california's bay area. it was just named the most-relaxed city in america. >> it's always sunny in my virtual background. >> according to a new survey ranking the 190-most populous cities in america, using dozens of factors like average length of a workday, depression rates, adequate sleep averages, financial health and social environment. sunnyvale coming out on top, ranking first as america's den of zen. you're passing out hammocks and pina coladas. why is everybody so relaxed? >> it's the heart of silicon valley and a world-renowned job center that attracts businesses and talent from around the world. but we have beautiful weather, wonderful parks and just selected as america's safest city. >> arlington, virginia in second place, the only east coast town to fit in the top five.
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shockingly, new york city wasn't there. san francisco, bellevue, washington and seattle, washington following as the most chill cities. >> it's caring about your people, being open, friendly, supporting your small businesses. >> if sunnyvale's starting to feel too sugary sweet, don't worry, they burn it off. ranking first in physical health. >> every morning going out on a run. two to eight-mile run with my dog buddy. >> if you're about to move to sunnyvale, it will cost you. according to zillow, the average price of a home is $1,774,180. coming in dead last, kansas city, kansas. >> my hometown, toledo, ohio. 178 out of 191. >> ouch. >> yeah. >> sorry.
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find out if you policy qualifies. or call the number on your screen. coventry direct, redefining insurance. faith, aliens, yes or no? >> yes. all about the aliens. you weren't expecting that, were you? >> no. that was immediate. we got great news for you then. maybe we'll have some great discoveries. nasa is going to try to launch the "ingenuity" helicopter on mars. so this just detached on april 3rd from the "perseverance" rover. we all watched it land safely on mars. this would be the first powered flight on another world, taking off hopefully on sunday. >> nice. look how cool that is. i could watch videos like that all day. >> right. >> they're coming. so we have another video for you we want to show you, right?
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there's a young kangaroo. you see it right there. you see what it's doing right there? just scratching its belly, i love that video. animal videos going viral on social media. so this one was shot by a blogger named eliana tavares, and she shared it to her instagram page. you can tell why this would be very popular. >> of course. some videos just speak for themselves as to why they've gone viral. >> i wonder what's going on there. >> i don't -- is it just a scratch? i don't know. let's all polka. let's polka. >> please welcome tatiana ava marie and the avalon jazz band. ♪ ♪ ♪ politics and foreign wars ♪ ♪ all the weather, all the scores ♪ ♪ that's the world news polka ♪ ♪ if you're an insomniac ♪ ♪ and a good night's sleep you lack ♪ ♪ do the world news polka ♪ ♪ it's late at night, you're wide awake and you're not wearing pants ♪ ♪ so grab your "world news now" mug and everybody dance ♪
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