FROM Coral Davenport
EPA Struggles to Craft Obama's Environmental Legacy "Failure is not an option." So says the association of clean-air agencies about President Obama's promise to use his executive authority when it comes to climate change. The staff of the Environmental Protection Agency is struggling to regulate America's 1500 power plants to impact the environment — and avoid lawsuits. Coral Davenport reports for the New York Times .
Fear and Bias in the Criminal Justice System How often do police officers in American cities use deadly force against black men? When killings are justified, what’s the official reason? We look for the answers to those and other questions raised by recent police killings that have sparked widespread outrage against racism in the justice system.