WHITE ISLAND, New Zealand (Diya TV)  — An Indian American couple both died from injuries suffered in a New Zealand volcanic eruption. Pratap Singh battled for 50 days before dying from his burns. His wife Mayuari died at the same Auckland hospital five weeks earlier. Known as Paul and Mary, the Atlanta-area couple were among the 21 people killed, with scores of others injured. They leave behind twin 6-year-old girls and an 11-year-old boy.

Coming off a highly contested and disputed Iowa Caucus, Democratic Presidential candidates took the stage in New Hampshire to bolster their respective campaigns with just about a month left until the Super Tuesday primary.

With the impeachment trial now over, two administration officials who testified in the proceedings in the House of Representatives were fired. Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, who was the Director for European Affairs for the National Security Council and U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland were central figures in the impeachment trial against President Trump. They were terminated along with Vindman’s twin brother Yevgeny, who is also a Lieutenant Colonel serving in the White House.

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.