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Politics Jan 24Trump signs order to advance Keystone XL and Dakota pipelines
Protesters are gathering outside the White House after President Trump said he plans to “renegotiate some of the terms” of the controversial pipelines.
Politics Jan 20Trump campaign continued paying private security firms after election, records show
Donald Trump's campaign continued paying private security firms after the election, records show. If Trump continues using private security guards as president to supplement his Secret Service protection, it would be an unusual arrangement.
Nation Dec 15Facebook unveils plan to flag fake news stories
A drop-down menu will now allow users to report Facebook content as a “fake news story.”…
Nation Dec 10What’s next for the Dakota Access Pipeline?
In the standoff over the Dakota Access Pipeline, neither side is calling it quits after a recent decision by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers to halt a final leg of the project.
Nov 28Judge grants Dylann Roof’s request to act as his own lawyer
If Roof is convicted, the Justice Department plans to seek the death penalty.
Nation Nov 15Army Corps delays Dakota Access pipeline, calls for further review
Construction on that section of the pipeline will not continue until the Army makes a decision.
Politics Nov 08The political art that Trump and Clinton inspired
Therapeutic films, pop-up naked statues, and fake graveyards are among the projects that artists across the political spectrum have used to make bold statements during this year’s divisive election season.
Politics Oct 25Worn out by social media election trash talk? You’re not alone
Democrats and Republicans alike are “worn out” by political content and posts on their social media feeds, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center.
Science Oct 217 reasons flesh-eating screwworms are as gross as you think
As Florida's outbreak of flesh-eating screwworms continues to expand, here are 7 things you didn’t know about the parasites.
Health Oct 17The deadly threat of a sweltering apartment
Heat can have deadly consequences. But despite complaints, few studies exist on how hot people’s apartments become, especially in public housing. A new citizen health initiative, the Harlem Health Project, is trying to help the low-income residents who are most…