Archive: 12/3/17: Sunday
From Warmth to Winter We Go
December sure isn’t feeling quite like… December. With highs near or at 70° over the last couple days, we are kicking off meteorological winter on about the warmest note possible. We’re not alone in the lack of winter conditions. Less than 10% of the Lower 48 is currently covered in snow and most of that 10% is at high elevations. See for yourself, below. However, that is about to change in a big way this week.
Fight Over Trump Travel Restrictions Back To Appeals Courts
For most of the time Syrian refugee Mohammad Al Zayed has been in the United States, judges have been wrestling with the Trump administration’s efforts to impose travel restrictions that he says would keep him from seeing relatives who remain overseas.
Rep. Blake Farenthold's Sexual Harassment Settlement Paid Using Taxpayer Funds
Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas is the only sitting House member since 2013 to have used the congressional Office of Compliance account to pay for a sexual harassment claim, in which $84,000 was paid out, CBS News confirmed.