Saul Sanchez, a 78-year-old who worked at JBS USA’s beef plant in Greeley, Colorado for decades, died of COVID-19 in April. Now, his family says his employer denied benefits to them because, like many others, they can't prove where he contracted the coronavirus. Gavino Garay reports.
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.
Responding to President Donald Trump's vaccine claims at the first presidential debate in Cleveland, Democratic nominee Joe Biden said Trump is the "same man who told you this would go away by Easter."
A 'terrible missed opportunity.' That's how moderator Chris Wallace summed up Tuesday's debate between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden. Business Insider reports Trump repeatedly interrupted both the Democratic nominee and Wallace throughout the 90-minute debate. Trump relentlessly talked over and insulted Biden, prompting the former vice president to scold Trump within the first 20 minutes of the debate.
US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has made it clear he isn't fond of the most recent $2.2 trillion Democratic stimulus plan. On Wednesday, Business Insider reports McConnell called it 'outlandish,' saying 'We're very, very far apart on a deal.' The plan included restoring the $600 federal unemployment benefit until January, another round of $1,200 direct payments to taxpayers. Sen.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Wednesday denounced the right-wing Proud Boys group after President Trump told them to "stand back and stand by" when asked to repudiate white supremacists during Tuesday's presidential debate.
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.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images American Airlines will begin furloughing 19,000 employees on Thursday as Congress fails to reach a deal on a COVID-19 relief bill, CEO Doug Parker announced to employees. The House was set to vote on a $2.2-trillion stimulus package on Wednesday, but the vote was delayed in a last-minute attempt to negotiate a deal with the White House. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. —davidshepardson (@davidshepardson) September 30, 2020 Something is loading.
For the tens of millions who have lost their jobs in the wake of the pandemic, life at home has also changed dramatically for millions of Americans. According to Business Insider contributor Rebecca Chamaa, there are ways to keep your grocery bill under control, even if eating out is no longer an option. First, start with shopping by list, not by impulse. Plan your meals and shop accordingly. Pick recipes that use what you've already got. Become a big fan of leftovers.
On Tuesday, JPMorgan's Grace Peters told CNBC's "Squawk Box Europe" the S&P 500 could hit 3,750 by September 2021. Business Insider reports that would represent a 12% premium over Tuesday's closing price of 3,335.47. On the outlook for US stocks, she said, "We can see around a 10% upside over a 12-month view." Peters said investors should look at areas that have seen "structural growth" like construction, healthcare, and digital-transformation.