Gizmodo Earther reports thousands of migratory birds are now dropping dead across the Southwest. In late August, dozens of birds fell from the sky at the White Sands Missile Range and White Sands National Monument, both in southern New Mexico. Since then, Colorado, Texas, Arizona, and Nebraska residents have seen dead creatures scattered along hiking paths, golf courses, and even in driveways. Finches, flycatchers, swallows, warblers, and bluebirds are among the species that have been reported.
Jesse Goins, a gold miner who appeared on "Gold Rush: David Turin's Lost Mine," has died. A spokesperson for the Discovery Channel confirmed to CNN that Goins died in Colorado. According to reports, Goins died after being found unconscious on set by a crew member on Tuesday night. Goins appeared on "Gold Rush: David Turin's Lost Mine," which is part of Discovery's successful "Gold Rush" franchise. He was 60 years old.
Jared Kushner has confirmed he had a 'friendly discussion' about policy with Kanye West in Colorado. CNN reports the senior adviser to President Donald Trump said the conversation wasn't necessarily focused on the rapper's presidential campaign. West was camping in Colorado and flew to Telluride to meet with Kushner and his wife, first daughter and White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump.
Firefighters across three states continue to battle wildfires. The uncontrolled blaze has destroyed more than 60,000 acres in the US West. In Los Angeles County the fire has grown to 10,000 acres and is 0% contained as of Wednesday evening. In neighboring Oregon, the fire has prompted evacuations in Wasco County. Colorado has seen the fire destroy more than 3,200 acres and is 0% contained, according to the US Forest Service.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday at her home inWashington aged 87, setting off a likely intense debate over the appointmentof her replacement. A diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion whobecame the court’s second female justice, Ms Ginsburg died of complicationsfrom metastatic pancreatic cancer, the court said. Her death little more thansix weeks before Election Day is expected to spark a heated battle overwhether President Donald Trump should nominate, and the Republican-led Senateshould confirm, her replacement, or if the seat should remain vacant until theoutcome of his race against Democrat Joe Biden is known.
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[NFA] Voters in Minnesota, Virginia, South Dakota and Wyoming began casting in-person ballots on Friday. In Virginia, elections officials in Fairfax and Arlington counties reported heavy turnout, with lines out the door. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar previews tonight's history-making VP speech by Kamala Harris. 'Every little girl and boy in America, especially African Americans, Indian Americans, they're going to look at that screen tonight and they're going to think anything and everything is possible' Kamala Harris will take her turn in the spotlight on Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention. She will portray her story as the daughter of Indian and Jamaican immigrants, reports CNN.
Vitamin B6 is one a very popular vitamin. Business Insider explored the benefits of this vitamin. Vitamin B6 helps turn food into energy. Vitamin B6 supports heart health. Vitamin B6 promotes healthy brain function. Vitamin B6 may help morning sickness. Vitamin B6 may treat seizures in newborns. Vitamin B6 fosters a healthy immune system .
Robert Pattinson is an A-List Hollywood star. Business Insider is dishing on some fun facts about the actor that even his biggest fans may not know. "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" was the actor's first major film. There's an asteroid named after the movie star. He doesn't like his popular nickname "R-Patz." Pattinson actor has admitted that he's not the best driver. The star said that he's always wanted to be a rapper.
A lot of home owners ignore getting home owners insurance. Those with policies should read them regularly. Home owners need to know how much your insurance company would reimburse them if their house burned down and it was a total loss. Business Insider reports that most insurance companies require homeowners to carry at least 80% of the replacement cost of the home.
While the US has made it through the Great Depression and a number of recessions, the COVID-19 pandemic has put a new twist on the experience. According to Business Insider, the lowest-earning households have taken the biggest hit to their incomes, in terms of percentage of income lost. However, upper-income consumers have made the deepest spending cuts in total dollar amounts. That's because they have so much budgetary fat to trim.
On Thursday, US stocks fell 320 points. The drop comes even as weekly jobless-claims data came in better than expected. Business Insider reports that weekly jobless claims fell by more than 30,000 from the previous week, to 860,000. Tech stocks led the decline. Investors continued to process Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's comments expressing uncertainty about the economic recovery. Powell also said the Fed didn't expect to raise interest rates until at least 2023.