About 70 percent of U.S. produce has pesticide residue even after being washed, a new study by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found. Strawberries, spinach, and kale had the highest levels of pesticides, the advocacy group said.
In a new book, sportswriter Rick Reilly quotes dozens of golf partners of Donald Trump as saying he routinely and flagrantly cheats at the game, giving himself a do-over for shots he hits into water hazards, having his caddie move his ball from the rough into the fairway, and even kicking an opponent’s ball off the green and into a bunker. “In golf, he’s definitely not exonerated,” said Reilly.
New York City is poised to become America’s first city to implement so-called congestion pricing—a fee for vehicles to enter its most traffic-choked streets. The fees haven’t been finalized, but a state panel last year suggested a daily charge of $11.52 for cars and $25.34 for trucks.
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President Trump reportedly told confidants that he passed over staunch conservative Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy’s vacant seat on the Supreme Court because he’s “saving her” for when Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 86, leaves the court. The 47-year-old Barrett, a devout Catholic, is a favorite among anti-abortion activists because of past writings that suggest she’s willing to overturn Roe v. Wade.