The delivery of federal food benefits for millions of low-income people is likely to change after the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday it'll allow states more flexibility in how they dole out the money.
The livelihoods of farmers and ranchers are intimately tied to weather and the environment. But they may not be able to depend on research conducted by the government to help them adapt to climate change if the Trump administration follows through on campaign promises to shift federal resources away from studying the climate.
An inspection report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture has concluded the Cincinnati Zoo's barrier to keep the public and gorillas separate wasn't in compliance with standards for housing primates the day a 3-year-old boy slipped into the gorilla exhibit and a gorilla named Harambe was fatally shot.
A Wood County woman has been barraged with hateful social media comments because she shares the same name as the mother of a 4-year-old boy who jumped into the Cincinnati Zoo's gorilla exhibit last weekend.