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WELL, THAT’S NECESSARY TO REFLECT THE SOUL OF ITS NAMESAKE: So, the Obama Presidential Library Is …

WELL, THAT’S NECESSARY TO REFLECT THE SOUL OF ITS NAMESAKE: So, the Obama Presidential Library Is Really Ugly. “A discarded Chinese take-out box. The backside of a Star Wars sand crawler. The Washington Monument with the interesting bits lopped off. That’s what sprung to mind when confronted with the initial design of the Obama Presidential […]

Revised Obama presidential library looks like the stump of the Washington monument

"...I went through a phase where I wanted to be an architect." The post Revised Obama presidential library looks like the stump of the Washington monument appeared first on Hot Air.

Benjamin Grenup Monument in Washington, D.C.

High above downtown Washington, D.C. in the heart of the Glenwood Cemetery, the striking marble tribute to Benjamin Grenup may be the capital’s most macabre piece of statuary. A vividly detailed bas-relief carving immortalizes the tragic...Show More Summary

‘The Post’ Featurette: Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks Make a Powerhouse Duo

The Post is about a historic, monumental collaboration between masters of their crafts, whose work has changed the world time and time again. It’s also about how the Washington Post went up against the federal government to bring the Pentagon Papers to the public. Show More Summary

Another late flop overshadows Washington State's season

A nine-win season at Washington State was a monumental accomplishment worthy of celebration; not so much after Cougars flop in last 2 Holiday Bowls.        

Plant-Based Icons at the U.S. Botanic Garden by Garden Rant

The year-old Museum of African American History and Culture on the grounds of the Washington Monument is still so hard to get tickets for, I’ve only seen the exterior (fabulous!) and the landscape (too new to look like much). But while I’m figuring out how to get inside, at least I got to see the […]

Interior secretary urges size cuts, management changes to more monuments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Tuesday recommended President Donald Trump reduce the size and change the management of more national monuments in the western United States, and lashed out at critics of cuts already announced to protected areas in Utah.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's curious case for shrinking monuments

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump made a curious case for stripping federal protections from vast stretches of two of America's national monument lands. For one, he said his decision will give Native Americans back their "rightful...Show More Summary

Trump outlines big cuts to Utah monuments, environmentalists sue

WASHINGTON/SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday shrank two wilderness national monuments in Utah by at least half in the biggest rollback of public land protection in U.S. history, drawing praise from pro-development lawmakers and a lawsuit from environmentalists.

The Latest: Tribe leaders say Bears Ears reduction an insult

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's plan to scale back national monuments (all times local):

Trump Opens Up National Monuments and Sacred Indigenous Sites to Corporate Plunder

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A coalition of tribes in Utah are vowing to fight the order in court. by Amber Cortes Bears Ears National Monument in Utah: now with up to 92 percent less land. The Washington Post via Getty Images In what may be the ultimate proof that...Show More Summary

Trump Guts 2 Protected National Monuments In Utah

WASHINGTON — Flanked by a group of Utah officials at the Capitol in Salt Lake City, President Donald Trump on Monday signed a pair of proclamations to dismantle two of the state’s national monuments — a move that opens the door for oil, gas and other development on public land that has been protected.

Trump outlines big cuts to Utah monuments, riling tribes, environmentalists

WASHINGTON/SALT LAKE CITY, Dec 4 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump announced big cuts to Utah's sprawling wilderness national monuments on Monday, angering tribes and environmental groups that want to keep the areas off limits to development. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Trump outlines big cuts to Utah monuments, tribes prepare to sue

WASHINGTON/SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump announced big cuts to two of Utah's sprawling wilderness national monuments on Monday in a bid to boost development, angering tribes and environmental groups that called it an attack on crucial land protections.

Navy Yard Railroad Gun in Washington, D.C.

Pride of the Washington Navy Yard’s outdoor ordnance museum, the railroad gun is a monument to the combination of technical ingenuity and colossal excess that humanity is capable of throwing into military conflicts. The railroad gun is the last of five that the United States built during World War I to pummel German trenches from afar. Show More Summary

Trump to shrink Utah monuments, riling tribes and environmentalists

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will visit Utah on Monday to announce big cuts to the state's sprawling wilderness national monuments, a move that is likely to trigger legal challenges from tribes and environmental groups.

Trump to scale back 2 national monuments in trip to Utah

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is announcing plans to scale back two sprawling national monuments in Utah, responding to what he has condemned as a "massive federal land grab" by the government. Trump is traveling to Salt Lake...Show More Summary

Utah stands out for its extreme stance against federal lands

In an American West that has a love-hate relationship with the federal government's ownership of a checkerboard of parks, monuments, forest and desert in states from Washington to New Mexico, … Click to Continue »

Trump Set To Gut 2 Protected Utah Monuments On Monday

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will travel to Utah on Monday — a state where lawmakers are known for attacking public lands — to announce sweeping cuts to a pair of protected national monuments there.

Trump Is Going to Destroy 2 of the Country’s Most Beautiful National Monuments

President Donald Trump is planning to drastically shrink two national monuments in Utah. According to documents obtained by the Washington Post, Bears Ears, which is currently 1.35 million acres could be shrunk by 85 percent, and the 1.9 million acres of Grand Staircase-Escalante will be reduced by 85 percent. Show More Summary

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