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Updated at 1:36 p.m. ET White House chief of staff John Kelly will leave "toward the end of the year," President Trump said Saturday. It is the latest administration shake-up as Trump makes adjustments following the recent midterm elections. "John Kelly will be leaving — I don't know if I can say 'retiring.' But, he's a great guy," Trump told reporters on the South Lawn of the White House. Trump did not announce who would replace Kelly but said that would come in a day or two. Kelly took over...
It was a contentious week between the city council in Springfield, Massachusetts, and Mayor Domenic Sarno, as they disagreed on three separate issues.
The latest national climate assessment says forests play a key role in keeping our air clean. According to the report , America’s forests stored the equivalent of 11 percent of the country’s carbon dioxide emissions over a 25 year period. That’s because when trees breathe they suck up carbon dioxide, release oxygen, and store that leftover carbon in their trunks. But how scientists determine the amount of carbon stored in a tree is a question open for debate.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick confirmed Thursday he wont run for president in 2020, telling WBUR in an interview that his decision was due in part to the cruelty of the process. As [my wife] Diane and I reflected on it, theres no way around the fact that the process is cruel, he told Bob Oakes. And though she and I were prepared for that, I think we realized that it was going to draw in and affect people we loved who were not necessarily prepared for that or signed up for that. (You...
The Trump Organization employed immigrants in the country illegally at one of its New Jersey golf clubs, according to a lawyer representing one former and one current employee. Anibal Romero told NPR that his two clients worked using falsified papers at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in New Jersey and that he knows of other employees continuing to work at the club without legal documentation. A report published Thursday in The New York Times first detailed the employment history of...
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Nearly 60 percent of Connecticut is forest. But the state is also one of the most densely-populated in the country. And now, a new report says that provides unique opportunities for animals and people to co-exist.