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Daredevil ‘Mad Mike’ Hughes dies while attempting to launch a homemade rocket

Daredevil ‘Mad Mike’ Hughes dies while attempting to launch a homemade rocket

Daredevil “Mad Mike” Hughes died during an attempt to launch his homemade rocket Saturday. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to Mike Hughes’ family and friends during this difficult time. It was always his dream to do this launch, and Science Channel was there to chronicle his journey,” the Science Channel said in a statement.…MORE

Chris Cillizza’s winners and losers from the Nevada caucuses

Chris Cillizza’s winners and losers from the Nevada caucuses

The Nevada caucuses — the third vote of the 2020 Democratic nomination fight — are over. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was the big winner, claiming his second straight victory and heading into the South Carolina’s primary next Saturday with a considerable amount of momentum. It was a far tougher night for the like of Sens.…MORE

Yang: ‘Someone needs to pull an Andrew Yang’ and drop out of Democratic primary

Yang: ‘Someone needs to pull an Andrew Yang’ and drop out of Democratic primary

Entrepreneur Andrew Yang said Saturday that the still-wide Democratic presidential field needs to unite, and joked that someone ought to “pull an Andrew Yang” and drop out of the race. “The rest of the field needs to consolidate, ideally,” Yang said on CNN. “And each candidate wants to be the last person standing to absorb the non-Bernie energy,” meaning…MORE

Pete Buttigieg warns against nominating Sanders as Vermont senator gains momentum

Pete Buttigieg warns against nominating Sanders as Vermont senator gains momentum

For Pete Buttigieg, it’s now all about Bernie Sanders. The former South Bend, Indiana, mayor used his final speech in Nevada on Saturday to first congratulate the Vermont senator on winning the state’s caucuses before lambasting the message animating Sanders’ campaign, attacking his movement as a “inflexible, ideological revolution” and arguing the “tenor” of his…MORE

2 people killed when a single-engine airplane crashes in Hawaii

2 people killed when a single-engine airplane crashes in Hawaii

Two people died when a single-engine plane crashed Saturday morning at a general aviation airport on the north shore of Oahu in Hawaii, authorities said. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor told CNN in an email that a Cessna 305A took off about 9:15 a.m. local time from Dillingham Airfield, crashed for unknown reasons and…MORE

Country singer Lindsey Renee Lagestee of Dixie Crush dies at 25

Country singer Lindsey Renee Lagestee of Dixie Crush dies at 25

Lindsey Renee Lagestee, the 25-year-old lead female vocalist of the country music band Dixie Crush, died days after being hit by a car on her way to a Valentine’s Day performance in Chicago, the band said on Facebook. Dixie Crush, which bills itself as “the Midwest’s Ultimate Country Party Band,” said Lagestee was a founding…MORE