Obama Says if He Were a Flint Parent, He’d Be ‘Beside Myself’

Obama Says if He Were a Flint Parent, He’d Be ‘Beside Myself’

Photo Karen Weaver, the mayor of Flint, Mich., at the United States Conference of Mayors in Washington on Wednesday. Credit Mandel Ngan/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images DETROIT — Commenting for the first time on the lead contamination in the drinking water of Flint, Mich., President Obama said Wednesday that […] Click here to view original web page at www.nytimes.com

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It’s official: 2015 ‘smashed’ 2014’s global temperature record. It wasn’t even close

It’s official: 2015 ‘smashed’ 2014’s global temperature record. It wasn’t even close

Last year shattered 2014’s record to become the hottest year since reliable record-keeping began, two U.S. government science agencies announced Wednesday in yet another sign that the planet is heating up. 2015’s sharp spike in temperatures was aided by a strong El Nino weather pattern late in the year […] Click here to view original web page at www.washingtonpost.com

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McCaskill: ‘Absolutely impossible’ for Sanders to win key swing states

McCaskill: ‘Absolutely impossible’ for Sanders to win key swing states

Bernie Sanders would lose Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania and other swing states, Sen. Claire McCaskill told NBC News on Wednesday, escalating warnings from Hillary Clinton supporters that the senator from Vermont would be incapable of winning a general election and hurt the party in swing states. “I think it would […] Click here to view original web page at www.msnbc.com

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