Cutting carbon and other headlines

U.S. President Obama speaks at the commencement ceremony at the United States Military Academy at West Point
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the commencement ceremony at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, on May 28, 2014.
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Pres. Obama said to be planning to use executive authority on rules to curb carbon emissions from power plants. (NY Times)

Maine’s ethics commision votes to force the National Organization for Marriage to disclose its donors. (Kennebec Journal)

Texas oil and gas regulator: can’t tie water contamination to drilling. (AP)

OK Gov. signs bill on abortion restrictions. (AP)

Rep. Ralph Hall’s primary loss means there will be no World War II veterans in the next Congress. (NY Times)

Fmr. VP Cheney on Pres. Obama’s foreign policy address: “He is a very, very weak president.” (The Hill)

Suicide bomber in Syria was a U.S. citizen. (NY Times)

9/11 Museum takes action on criticisms. (WSJ)

Did you miss the NBC News interview with Edward Snowden? You can catch it here. (NBC News)

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