Candidate for Governor of New York Cynthia Nixon delivered a blistering speech against Governor Andrew Cuomo, whom she hopes to challenge in a Democratic primary. She was immediately criticized by a Cuomo ally, who questioned Nixon’s qualifications in a controversial remark.
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy says that offenders between ages 18 and 21 should not be integrated into the adult prison system.
The endangered North Atlantic right whale population took a big hit last year, with a record number killed by fishing gear entanglements and ship strikes. Now, an ongoing debate over threats posed by Maine's lobster industry is gaining new urgency.