Observers on Twitter noted Friday afternoon that the White House's page on climate change, a creation of the Obama administration, appears to have been taken down shortly after Donald Trump assumed the nation's presidency. In its stead, the new White House published an explanation of what the Trump team is calling the "America First Energy Plan."
As he tries to convince the Senate to put him in charge of the Energy Department, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry will tell lawmakers Thursday that he was wrong to recommend eliminating that same department. Mr. Perry also will tell lawmakers he believes climate change is real.
The Obama administration approved another $500 million contribution for a United NationsA climate fund on Tuesday, a move that is expected to infuriate Republicans who have sought to stop the payments. The payment to the U.N. Green Climate Fund was approved for the second year in a row.
A longtime Daily News sportswriter was busted Thursday on the Jersey side of the Lincoln Tunnel for allegedly having more than $12,300 in unpaid tolls and penalties, authorities said. Julian Garcia, 42, of Montville, NJ, was pulled over at around 5:30 p.m. - allegedly after trying to blow through another toll.
Law enforcement agencies have arrested nine Northern Virginia residents on charges of aiding the Islamic State since the terrorist group rose to power in Syria and Iraq in 2014 and launched social media propaganda to attract followers, a government message to police states. The Northern Virginia Regional Intelligence Center issued profiles of the nine in a Dec. 21 report labeled "law enforcement sensitive."
Women's, gender and sexuality studies professor Eng-Beng Lim is one of 162 professors on Turning Point USA's "Professor Watchlist." The site says the list, initially published on Nov. 21, names professors "who discriminate against conservative students and advance leftist propaganda."