Supreme Court case that blocked Obama immigration program not expected to accelerate expulsions
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Native Americans from reservations hundreds of miles away from North Dakota have joined the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s growing protest against a $3.8 billion four-state oil pipeline that they say could disturb sacred sites and impact drinking water for 8,000 tribal members and millions further downstream.
The fundraisers posted on GoFundMe after the mass shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub exposed weaknesses inherent in these popular do-it-yourself charity campaigns: waste, questionable intentions and little oversight.
Thousands of people paid their respects to a Vermont firefighter Saturday who died earlier this month while battling a wildfire in Great Basin National Park in Nevada.
Populations of a rabbit-like animal known as the American pika are vanishing in many mountainous areas of the West as climate change alters its habitat, according to findings released Thursday by the U.S. Geological Survey.
The owner of a potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal says the pig is in “pretty good” condition after being missing for six weeks.
When Asha Jones and other Grand Canyon interns arrived for their summer at the national park, they were struck by its sheer immensity, beauty and world-class hiking trails. Soon, they noticed something else.
A mother was enjoying a family boat trip across Lake Powell when she heard a scream and splash. Her 2-year-old son had slipped off their houseboat and into the water.
Seven months after a federal judge ordered the State Department to begin releasing monthly batches of the detailed daily schedules showing meetings by Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state, the government told The Associated Press it won’t finish the job before Election Day.
Authorities said a 46-year-old has been charged in connection with the killing of two nuns whose bodies were found Thursday in Mississippi.
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