A 37-year-old man from New Jersey was detained yesterday after attempting to enter St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York carrying two containers of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters, according to the New York Police Department. The man, who has not been identified, was taken into custody after a cathedral security guard stopped him from entering. There were no injuries or damages as a result of the incident, according to the Washington Post.
Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe said last night that he is not running for president in 2020 and is instead focusing his energy on turning the Virginia House and Senate blue in November. McAuliffe repeatedly declined to answer whether he was considering another run for governor of Virginia, but he said that Democratic leaders in the state were urging him to get involved.
Today Polo Ralph Lauren launched a version of its iconic polo shirt made entirely of recycled plastic bottles and dyed through a process that uses zero water. Chief Innovation Officer David Lauren, the youngest son of Ralph Lauren, told The Associated Press that the new shirt is part of a broader strategy of new environmental goals throughout the manufacturing process. In announcing Earth Polo, Ralph Lauren committed to removing at least 170 million bottles from landfills and oceans by 2025.