Trump University Investigated by Attorney General; Tokyo Electric Power President Resigns; It’s Bike to Work Day!


• The for-profit “Trump University” opened by, of course, Donald Trump, is now being investigated by the New York Attorney General’s office for possible deceptive business practices, specifically, exaggerating the school’s success. [NBC NY]

• President Masataka Shimizu of Tokyo Electric Power Co., the company responsible for the Fukushimia Dai-ichi plant — a/k/a the world’s biggest nuclear disaster since Chernobyl — is resigning after reporting “the biggest financial losses in company history.” He said the company would keep doing its “utmost” to bring the plant under control. [NPR]

• Today is National Bike to Work day. Did you bike to work? [BikeMonthNYC]

• In related news, Saturday is Learn to Fly day. (Meaning planes, not Judgment Day.) [USA Today]

Track Palin, Sarah’s oldest son, has gotten married to his high school sweetheart, Britta Hanson. [NYDN]

• There will be a “funeral” for 35 Cooper Square, built in 1825, torn down in 2011, at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, in front of the former building. Along with mourning, participants will talk about protecting the remaining historic Bowery buildings.[EV Grieve]

• A guy has built the New York Public Library lions out of Legos. [NYT]

• Oh no: Koalas may be facing extinction! [Telegraph]