Situational awareness: President Trump plans to nominate conservative economist and 2016 campaign adviser Stephen Moore to the Federal Reserve board.
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The big picture: The national security consequences of climate change, mainly through extreme weather events, are here and now, Axios Science editor Andrew Freedman emails.
Why it matters: This is not a far off threat for the Pentagon to consider, and it's certain to get more challenging as the climate continues to warm, seas rise, and stronger and wetter storms strike.
The AP described the efforts to halt the floodwaters at Offutt Air Force Base, which hosts the Strategic Command headquarters just outside Omaha, Nebraska:
The bottom line: Retired Rear Adm. David W. Titley told the AP that Defense Department officials “by and large know what they need to do, but it’s very hard for them to do. White House dynamics are the White House does not want to hear about it."
KJ Buffen of Mississippi falls to the court after a play against Oklahoma today.
Shaquille O'Neal is joining Papa John's board of directors as part of an $8.25 million endorsement deal that also has him investing in company stores in Atlanta, CNN reports.