“The Sound is cleaner, healthier than it’s been in so many years,” Dave Sigworth, a spokesman for The Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk, Conn, told The Daily News. “So are we going to start to see occasional large apex animals, like humpback whales. Does that mean we are going to see more large sharks from time to time as there are more opportunities? These are questions that we have to be aware of.” … [Read more...] about Great white shark, 10-feet long, 500 pounds, detected in Long Island Sound
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“The Denver Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, has not filed for bankruptcy,” John Cabeza, Scout Executive and CEO of the Denver area council, said in a statement. “Meetings and activities, district and Council events, other Scouting adventures and countless service projects are taking place as usual. In short, there should be no change to the local Scouting experience.” … [Read more...] about The Boy Scouts have filed for bankruptcy. What does that mean for Colorado’s local councils?
But look, America, sometimes justice manages to be blind to politics and sometimes, just sometimes, even conservatives on the Court realize that we have a federal government for good reason. And, too, sometimes the Constitution that conservatives love to pay lip service to confers all kinds of legitimate powers to government. It’s a good thing Chief Justice Roberts referred to the Constitution in his decision, and not Twitter. … [Read more...] about Chief Justice Roberts does the right thing on ObamaCare
I missed the big show by a couple of days, but there was so much to see that week that I stuck close to the city center. I floated from old churches to shops, museums, cafes and bookstores. I drank lots of fresh-squeezed jugo verde and got by on street food: $3 enfrijoladas, tortillas drenched in a creamy bean purée, and $4 tlayudas, pizza-sized tortillas topped with beans, quesillo, avocado and salsa. … [Read more...] about In Oaxaca, Mexico, love blooms again and again
Current and former officials have described White House trips as grueling endeavors accompanied by long hours, but several privately said the flights overseas are easily the worst. The duration can stretch nearly 20 hours. Sleeping space is limited. The televisions are streaming Fox News constantly. And if the headlines flashing across the bottom of the screen are unfavorable to their boss, aides know it's time to buckle up for a turbulent ride. … [Read more...] about Inside Trump’s Air Force One: ‘It’s like being held captive’