One reason that number was so very, very low was disappointing sales of tar-sands oil.
Central and South American growers are capitalizing on Americans' appetites for out-of-season avocados.
With damage from spending cuts already being seen, an end to oil subsidies would be welcome but nowhere near enough.
Here's a little context for the "largest criminal penalty" in history.
Lyft takes off in California, clearing a regulatory hurdle and expanding into L.A. Meanwhile, Getaround is getting bigger in Portland.
But they're not as satisfied as Democrats are with the military. Because Gallup's latest poll is a gauge of bias more than anything.
We'd rather spend $16 billion on a year's worth of crop insurance than 35 cents more for a gallon of gas. And don't even think about a carbon tax.
Shell beats back a lawsuit over pollution in Nigeria, and Chevron scores a point in its fight to avoid paying for its mess in Ecuador.
Only seems fair.