Gov. Ricardo Rosselló criticized the Trump administration for rejecting food stamp funding for the island and reportedly plotting to cut its emergency aid, as tensions escalate over the ongoing struggle to recover from Hurricane Maria more than a year ago.
Former Veterans Affairs secretary David Shulkin violated ethics rules and the security detail assigned to protect him and his deputy compromised safety procedures during Shulkin’s tumultuous time at the agency, a new report from the Veterans Affairs inspector general says.
The Ocean Cleanup’s goals are laudable, but the nonprofit faces challenges, experts say. For one, the company’s first garbage collector, a 2,000-foot buoy-and-skirt invention nicknamed Wilson, broke in two.
The three-judge panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit found the lower used the incorrect standard of review, vacating the 2017 preliminary injunction that had blocked Texas from defunding Planned Parenthood, and remanding the case back to the district court for further review.