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Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Clean Up As Deadline Looms

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 04:39:00 -0500

Protesters against the Dakota Access pipeline have until Wednesday to clean up and go home. Authorities want protesters off the land before the river thaws and floods the camp.

An Attempt To Save South Carolina's Historical Documents Is Destroying Them

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:06:00 -0500

Historical documents across the country are facing an issue other than age: An effort to preserve them decades ago is hastening the documents' demise.

Record Number Of Miles Driven In U.S. Last Year

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:48:00 -0500

American drivers put 3.22 trillion miles on the nations roads last year, up by 2.8 percent from 2015. A better economy and lower gas prices fueled the increase, which highlights infrastructure needs.

Conservative Justices Skeptical Of Extending Constitution Beyond U.S. Border

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:29:00 -0500

The Supreme Court heard arguments in a "very sympathetic case" involving the shooting of an unarmed Mexican teen on the border. The justices will decide if the boy's family may sue the border agent.

New Report Finds ISIS Territorial Defeats Are Also Hitting The Group's Wallet

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:57:00 -0500

The researchers found that ISIS took in approximately 50 percent less income last year than in 2014. That's because its financial fortunes are linked to the amount of territory it controls.

Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson Keeps Low Profile Since Taking Office

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:41:00 -0500

Questions are being raised about how much influence Tillerson has with the White House. He was absent from the president's recent meetings with the leaders of Canada, Israel and Japan.

Researchers Failed To Tell Testosterone Trial Patients They Were Anemic

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:21:00 -0500

Low levels of iron in the blood may indicate a serious but treatable medical condition if caught early, but patients in a testosterone trial were not informed, a bioethicist finds.

After Comments On Pedophilia, Breitbart Editor Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:40:00 -0500

One day after he lost both a book deal and a prominent speaking gig, Yiannopoulos said he was stepping down as technology editor for the website formerly run by President Trump's chief strategist.

Grad Student Discovers A Lost Novel Written By Walt Whitman

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:08:00 -0500

An ad in a March 1852 edition of The New York Times led Zachary Turpin on an electronic search that uncovered a rags-to-riches novella that Whitman published anonymously.

Elusive Bull Is Apprehended In New York City, Died En Route To Sanctuary

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:30:00 -0500

For more than an hour Tuesday, a runaway bull kept its dreams of freedom alive — until officers managed to capture it in Queens. A rescue group offered the escapee a home, but he never made it.

World's 'Oldest Known Wild Bird' Hatches Chick, Again!

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:25:00 -0500

Wisdom, a Laysan albatross who is at least 66 years old, has hatched yet another chick at the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge and Battle of Midway National Memorial in Hawaii.

In South Sudan, People Are Dying Of Hunger As Civil War Continues

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:53:00 -0500

The U.N. says nearly 5 million people do not have enough food, and it issued a formal famine declaration for Unity State in the north-central part of the country.

At U.K. Parliament, Zingers Fly In Debate Over Trump State Visit

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:37:00 -0500

As thousands protested outside Britain's Parliament Monday, members debated whether President Trump should have the honor of meeting the queen on a state visit. Rhetorical skills were on full display.

Plane Crashes Into Mall In Australia, Killing Pilot And 4 Americans

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:03:00 -0500

The plane crashed into the Direct Factory Outlets mall shortly after takeoff, according to media reports. All passengers are believed to have died in the crash, and nobody inside the mall was injured.

Homeland Security Outlines New Rules Tightening Enforcement Of Immigration Law

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:27:00 -0500

Two memos, signed by Secretary John Kelly, greatly expand the number of immigrants prioritized for removal. The rules do not affect "Dreamers" — people brought to the U.S. illegally as children.