Thursday show notes 09-20-18
Chevy Chase slams SNL: ‘Worst f— humor in the world’
Former “Saturday Night Live” star Chevy Chase slammed the late night show and creator Lorne Michaels in an interview published Wednesday for “the worst f—— humor in the world.”
WH Applauds Senate Passage of Bipartisan Opioid Legislation
With a vote of 99 to 1, the Senate on Monday passed what is considered landmark legislation to stop opioid addiction through the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018.
Big game hunter and former beauty queen faces backlash after claiming hobby helps with conservation
A big game hunter and former beauty queen is facing backlash after she claimed in a television interview that hunting helps with anti-poaching and conservation efforts.
Court: Abortionists must meet state health standards
A new requirement in Missouri that abortionists have hospital admitting privileges — prompted at least in part by a St. Louis Planned Parenthood business that has sent at least 69 women to hospitals in ambulances — have been endorsed by a federal appeals court.
Report: Obama climate change aides in shadow ‘cabinet’ to thwart Trump
A shadow government made up of former Obama climate change aides and funded by wealthy environmental advocates is supplementing liberal governors in an “off-the-books” operation to help them win approval of sweeping global warming changes and defy President Trump, according to a new investigative report.
Al Gore’s claim about Hurricane Florence doused by scientists
Mr. Gore said Friday that two major storms from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans had never made landfall at the same time, referring to Hurricane Florence, the Category 1 hurricane that struck North Carolina on Friday, and Super Typhoon Mangkhut, which hit the Philippines early Saturday.
No aliens? Mysterious FBI closing of Sunspot solar observatory is finally explained
The national Sunspot Solar Observatory in an isolated, mountainous region of New Mexico was set to reopen Monday after it was shut down on Sept. 6 with little explanation.