Powerful Category 4 Hurricane Matthew Heads For Jamaica And Cuba

By Rebekah Kebede KINGSTON, Jamaica (Reuters) – Hurricane Matthew strengthened on Friday into the Caribbean’s first major hurricane in four years as it moved towards Jamaica and Cuba with winds of up to 140 miles per hour (220 kph) powerful enough to wreck houses, forecasters said. Matthew was about 465 miles (750 km) southeast of…

This Republican Is On A Crusade To Investigate Anyone Who Investigates Exxon

Go digging into Exxon Mobil’s past and you’ll almost certainly hear from a particular House Republican with a long history of denying climate change. In recent months, the actions of Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), who chairs the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, have become all too predictable: attack, request, subpoena, repeat. Each time a…