Trump acts to advance Keystone XL, Dakota Access pipelines

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 12:33

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump moved swiftly Tuesday to advance the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, signing executive actions to aggressively overhaul America’s energy policy and deal a sharp blow to Barack Obama’s legacy on climate change.

Trump admin orders EPA contract freeze and media blackout

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 11:26

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has instituted what it described as a temporary media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and barred staff from awarding any new contracts or grants.

A Cascades ski patrol has been rescuing people since 1970s

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 08:19

SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. — Dylan Currie knows what it’s like to get into trouble in the backcountry.

Trump takes charge: Sworn in as nation’s 45th president

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:21

WASHINGTON — Pledging to empower America’s “forgotten men and women,” Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpredictable era in Washington. His victory gives Republicans control of the White House for the first time in eight years.

So long from White House: Obama aims final messages at Trump

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 09:24

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama stepped behind the White House podium for the last time Wednesday, fielding questions from the crush of journalists crammed in for the occasion and offering assurances to Americans watching on TV.

Interior nominee Zinke disputes Trump on climate change

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 15:07

WASHINGTON - Donald Trump’s choice to head the Interior Department on Tuesday rejected the president-elect’s claim that climate change is a hoax, saying it is indisputable that environmental changes are affecting the world’s temperature and human activity is a major reason.

Shooter blamed 'mind control,' IS ties

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 00:03
FBI confirms: Gun used in airport shooting is the same weapon Anchorage police seized and then returned

GOP targets Endangered Species Act for big changes

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 11:38


The bald and the bold: Eagles' resurgence comes at a price

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 09:48

PORTLAND, Maine - The eagle has landed - on chickens and rare birds, with talons at the ready. The resurgence of the bald eagle is one of America's greatest conservation success stories.

What airport shooting tells us about cops, mentally ill

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 08:47

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Just weeks before a gunman opened fire at Fort Lauderdale's airport, authorities said he walked into an FBI office in Alaska, telling agents the government was controlling his mind and that he was having terroristic thoughts.


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