Instant Index: Get Your Dose of Week’s Highlights

By Enjoli Francis

Jan 31, 2014 7:14pm

Instant Index Header1 Instant Index: Get Your Dose of Weeks Highlights

From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the stories you’re talking about using #InstantIndex, or email us at, and they could appear on “World News.”

Hello, Dumbo
Five friends on the trip of a lifetime — a safari in Zimbabwe — were trying to take a picture when they got quite the photobomb. An 8-ton elephant surprised the oblivious women and nearly gave them a hug.

Pope Francis and Rolling Stone
Countless rock stars have graced the music magazine’s cover over the years — from Adele and Bob Dylan, to Michael Jackson and Beyonce. But this time the magazine added a different kind of star to that list: Pope Francis. The pontiff was the first to make the cover. Read what the magazine had to say.

Cheerios Ad Has Big News
Last year, Cheerios made a big statement and received some backlash — without saying a word — when it showed an interracial family around a breakfast table. Cheerios sales did climb though. On Sunday, the cereal was back, this time with a surprise for the family. Watch here.

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