Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg. Photo: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg tweeted Monday that she can attend United Nations climate summits in the U.S. and Chile — after accepting a ride across the Atlantic in a high-speed racing yacht from the U.K.

The big picture: The 16-year-old previously told AP that she wanted to attend the summits in New York in September and Santiago in December, but she was struggling to figure out an environmentally friendly method of travel, as both planes and cruise ships have high emissions.

  • Thunberg intends to travel by train and bus to the annual UN climate conference in Chile with stops in countries including Canada and Mexic, per the Guardian. The BBC reports that Thunberg plans to stay in the Americas for 9 months and it's not known how she will return to Europe.

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Driving the news: Mattingly, who spoke to ABC News and Louisville's Courier Journal for his public interview, was shot in the leg in the initial moments of the March 13 raid. Mattingly did not face any charges after Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron said he and another officer were "justified" in returning fire to protect themselves against Taylor's boyfriend.

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The big picture: Once a generation, it seems, federal regulators decide to take on a dominant tech company. Two decades ago, Microsoft was the target; two decades before that, IBM.

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If the impasse between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the White House on a new stimulus deal is supposed to be a crisis, you wouldn't know it from the stock market, where prices continue to rise.

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