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By Suman Naishadham, Associated Press
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has announced an expansion of a National Park Service historical site dedicated to the massacre by U.S. troops of more than 200 Native Americans in what is now southeastern Colorado.
By James Anderson, Associated Press
A key Senate committee has approved the nomination of New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland to be interior secretary, clearing the way for a Senate vote that is likely to make her the first Native American to lead a Cabinet agency.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Those who support the Democratic congresswoman from New Mexico say Haaland is being attacked for her ethnicity and beliefs that are widespread among Native Americans.
By Felicia Fonseca and Matthew Brown, Associated Press
The designated survivor would lead the government if other officials are killed or incapacitated.
By Associated Press
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Matthew Brown, Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
In his resignation letter, Zinke said "vicious and politically motivated attacks" against him had "created an unfortunate distraction" in fulfilling the agency's mission.
By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
President Donald Trump says Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who's facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest, will leave the administration at year's end.
The Senate has confirmed Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke as Interior secretary, responsible for more than 400 million acres of public land, mostly in the West.
By Gretchen Frazee
If confirmed by the Senate, Rep. Ryan Zinke would be tasked with managing the federal government’s 500 million acres of public land. The Interior Department oversees the national park system and energy development on federal lands and offshore. The agency…
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