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Interior nominee Haaland vows ‘balance’ on energy, climate

WASHINGTON (AP) โ€” Oil and natural gas will continue to play a major role in America for years to come, even as the Biden administration seeks to conserve public lands and address climate change, President Joe Bidenโ€™s nominee to head the Interior Department pledges. Deb Haaland, a New Mexico congresswoman named to lead the Interior … Read more

In Reopening, The Smithsonian Looks To Balance Safety And Disability Access : NPR

NPR’s Michel Martin speaks with Beth Ziebarth, director of Access Smithsonian, about how the museums are adjusting their approach to accessibility as museums begin to reopen amid the pandemic. MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: Today marks 30 years since President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans With Disabilities Act into law. Now, no one conversation or story … Read more