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U.S. national monument in Colorado to remain intact

DENVER (Reuters) - U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said on Friday that Colorado's Canyons of the Ancients archeological site is no longer on a list of more than two dozen national monuments under review by the Trump administration for possible reduction or elimination.

The great polar mystery: closing in on the truth

What happened when all 129 men in John Franklin’s Arctic expedition vanished in the late 1840s? We’re finally putting the pieces together

These 21 kids taking on Trump could be our best hope for climate action

Their lawsuit has helped open a new front in the battle against climate change.

No talking climate change to Zuckerberg, White House tells scientist.

Wait, does the Interior Department want to avoid drawing attention to climate change?

Trump may have just pulled the ol’ bait-and-switch on France’s president.

Emmanuel Macron thinks he might have convinced Trump to reconsider the Paris Agreement.

Trump administration seeks to sidestep border wall environmental study: sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol plans to use a 2005 anti-terror law to sidestep an environmental impact study for a section of President Donald Trump's border wall that will pass through a Texas national refuge for endangered ocelots, according to two government sources familiar with the matter.

Who is new White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci?

They call him the Mooch. Anthony Scaramucci (pronounced scare-uh-MOOCH-ee), a New York financier, TV personality and GOP donor, is the latest addition to the Trump administration’s top ranks. Hours after his hiring as White House communications director, Scaramucci appeared in front of reporters...

U.S. Reps urge DOE to jumpstart naval bomb-grade uranium program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Democratic lawmakers urged the U.S. Energy Department to move faster with a research program on converting nuclear reactors in the Navy's submarines and carriers from bomb-grade uranium to a safer fuel, a letter viewed by Reuters showed.

Firing Mueller? Pardoning cronies? Trump could get away with that and more if Congress doesn't act

President Trump is besieged. He is reportedly looking for ways to close down the Russia investigation by the Justice Department. He already tried at least once, when he fired FBI Director James Comey. He still has the power to fire Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller. President Nixon fired a special...

State Department will ban U.S. citizens from traveling to North Korea

The State Department said Friday it will prohibit U.S. citizens from traveling to North Korea starting late next month, citing the risk of arrest and imprisonment by the authoritarian regime in Pyongyang. The decision by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson bars use of U.S. passports "to travel in,...

For cast of 'Me the People,' skewering Trump through (a different kind of) theater

Out in the real world, Donald Trump was navigating meetings in France and Donald Trump Jr. was fielding questions about Russia. Inside a theater on Manhattan's Upper West Side, though, characters from the Trump universe were singing, preening and impersonating. “Working Moms of America, I’m honored...

Some rough-and-tumble golf is being played down the street from Royal Birkdale

Poulter versus Daly. It was the British Open showdown this week that nobody saw. To be clear, it was an eight-hole match between a couple of 13-year-old pals — Luke Poulter, son of Tour pro Ian, and John Daly Jr., one of the longest hitters golf has ever known. They played down the road at Southport...

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