Archive: 2/22/17: Wednesday
EPA Scott Pruitt's Emails Reveal Close Ties To Energy Sector
The court ordered release of more than 7,500 emails on Tuesday evening from former Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s office, illustrate an office that was in lock-step with some of the state’s and the nation’s largest energy companies and organizations.
Emails: EPA's Pruitt Cozy With Fossil Fuel Industry
While serving as Oklahoma's attorney general, new Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt was in frequent contact with fossil fuel companies and special interest groups working to undermine federal efforts to curb planet-warming carbon emissions.
More U.S. Troops May Be Sent Into Syria To Fight ISIS
Gen. Joseph Votel, the commander of American forces in the Middle East, said Wednesday that in order to maintain momentum in the push to liberate the Syrian city of Raqqa from the ISIS militants who have made it their de-facto capital, the U.S. might “take on a larger burden ourselves.”
Trends, Topics & Tags: NY Prison Allows Inmates To Have Tablets, Wi-Fi
A prison in Albany New York is trying a new method to keep inmates out of trouble while they're behind bars. They're making tablets and internet access available to every in the facility, unless the convict is in trouble for bad behavior.