Archive for August 4th, 2020

August 4th, 2020 - 5:12 pm § in Misc., Science

New analysis suggests D. B. Cooper splashed down in the Columbia River

A scientist using an electron microscope to study biological material on the D. B. Cooper cash found in a Columbia River sandbar in 1980 by a boy camping with his family says the money couldn’t have been in the water for more than a few months, ruling out an early FBI theory that Cooper jumped[...]

August 4th, 2020 - 3:22 pm § in Politics

McConnell will back any relief bill negotiators agree on

GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell now says he’ll back any relief bill that Democrats and White House negotiators come up with, CNBC reported on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. That’s significant because it removes a potential major obstacle to passing a bill. GOP senators are divided and it appea[...]