The Obama administration is working to forge a sweeping international climate change agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissions, but without ratification from Congress.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed global warming regulations aren’t just about stemming global temperature rises — according to agency’s chief, they are also about “justice” for “communities of color.”
“I know you’re going to press, but you know, this is something we gave a lot of thought to when early on I decided we’re not going to be running this time. And again, we said look, I had the chance of running. I didn’t win. Someone else has a better chance than I do. And that’s what we believe, and that’s why I’m not running. And you know, circumstances can change, but I’m just not going to let my head go there.”
Not to be outdone by the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, a group of porn stars in Japan will be hosting a breast-squeezing event for charity, according to the Herald Sun.
Surveillance video of the fatal police shooting of John Crawford in an Ohio Wal-Mart earlier this month shows the 22-year-old talking on the phone and leaning on an air rifle sold in the store before he was shot, the attorney for Crawford’s family says.
A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said Tuesday.
“Another Rams defensive player told me that ‘Sam is respecting our space’ and that, from his perspective, he seems to think that Michael Sam is kind of waiting to take a shower, as not to make his teammates feel uncomfortable.”
The Navy has taken 3-D printing to sea aboard an amphibious assault ship, the USS Essex, to help sailors learn how to print needed spare parts and acclimate the fleet to the breakthrough technology, service officials said.
It seems that the excitement surrounding 3D printing by government agencies is just continuing to grow. After several recent stories about various government organizations, the FBI and the Army for instance, the US Navy has jumped on board and are looking for ways to incorporate the technology into their branch of the armed forces. An event called Print the Fleet was hosted at Dam Neck Annex in Virginia Beach this Thursday, inspiring interest among members of the Navy.
A Lexington woman is behind bars after police say she left two children in a running car outside the Fayette County Detention Center.
Centerplate has issued a statement regarding its CEO being caught on video abusing a dog.