Former Pentagon chief Mark Esper sues to publish parts of memoir

The lawsuit, which was filed Sunday in U.S. District Court in Washington, describes the memoir, “A Sacred Oath,” as an account of Esper’s tenure as Army secretary from 2017 to 2019 and his 18 months as defense secretary, which ended when Trump fired him in a tweet just days after the president lost his reelection bid.

Many climate activists support Biden's move to use oil reserve

Democrats and environmentalists mostly support President Joe Biden’s decision to release a record-setting 50 million barrels of oil from America’s strategic reserve, even as the action appeared to contradict the president's long-term goal to fight climate change.