French President Emmanuel Macron is calling on world leaders to place the massive fires destroying Brazil's Amazon rainforest at the top of their agenda as they gather in France's southwest for the Group of Seven summit. "Our house is burning. Literally. The Amazon rain forest – the lungs which produces 20% of our planet's oxygen – is on fire," Macron wrote in a tweet Thursday. "It is an international crisis. Members of the G7 Summit, let's discuss this emergency first order in two days!"...
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Marvin Franzen is one of those Iowa farmers you can’t help but smile at when you meet him. He’s been working on the farm that’s home to Codfish Hollow in rural Maquoketa since he was a teenager. On show nights, he can be seen clad in bib overalls and a feed store hat rain, shine, or punishing heat driving a green John Deere tractor.
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Dude York are in the time-honored lineage of the three piece rock band- guitar, bass, drums. Like Cream, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Nirvana, Husker Du, Sleater-Kinney and many, many more. It's a simple configuration of players that shows no sign of being played out. The Seattle trio Dude York have been at it since 2012. Their latest album is "Falling."