Mysterious monolith in U.S. desert reportedly disappears

World Nov 29, 2020

Mysterious monolith in U.S. desert reportedly disappears

A mysterious metal monolith found in the remote desert of the western United States, sparking a national guessing game over how it got there, has apparently disappeared, officials said. The Bureau of Land Management in Utah said Saturday it had received "credible reports" that the ...

Drought creates perfect storm for wildfires across western U.S.

World Jul 19, 2018

Drought creates perfect storm for wildfires across western U.S.

Bigger and more "explosive" wildfires are raging across the U.S. West, with the area burned in Colorado already four times the size of last year's total, as rising temperatures, drought and a buildup of forest fuels supercharge blazes. So far this year 3.3 million acres ...