Time magazine’s latest cover marked an approaching milestone in the coronavirus pandemic – 200,000 related deaths in the US – with the headline ‘An American Failure’ and an illustration within a black border for only the second time in its history.
A ball python in a Missouri zoo has laid several eggs, puzzling zookeepers. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the 62-year-old female ball python at the St. Louis Zoo has laid eggs despite not having been anywhere near a male in 15 years. What makes this incident especially puzzling is the fact that ball pythons usually begin laying eggs when they are four to six years old, and stop well before their 60s.
Joe Biden branded President Donald Trump a “climate arsonist” on Monday for refusing to acknowledge global warming’s role in deadly wildfires sweeping the Western United States, while Trump blamed lax forestry and declared, “I don’t think science knows.”
Thousands of Trump supporters, the vast majority of them forgoing face masks, packed inside a manufacturing plant on Sunday night in a Las Vegas suburb, where President Donald Trump brashly ignored a state directive limiting indoor gatherings to under 50 people.
A change in the weather – with winds easing and humidity rising – helped firefighters battling massive blazes in the US state of Oregon that have taken a deadly toll from one end of the state to the other.