Protesters of the North Dakota pipeline celebrated after the Department of Justice temporarily halted the project in federal jurisdictions last Friday. But while some equipment sits idle, construction in other areas continues. William Brangham visits the Standing Rock Reservation, where…
By William Brangham, Mark Scialla, Mike Fritz
Protests over the construction of a pipeline in North Dakota that opponents say would desecrate Native American lands have spread to cities across the country, including Atlanta, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.
By Courtney Norris
As a modern-day battle against the Dakota Access Pipeline unravels on the plains of North Dakota, the Standing Sioux tribe has embraced an order to halt the pipeline.
By Jenni Monet
There’s been a months-long standoff over the construction of a $3.8 billion pipeline extension designed to run near tribal land in North Dakota. On Friday, a federal judge denied the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s request to stop the project. But…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, two days before the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the U.S. House gave final approval for 9/11 victims’ families to sue Saudi Arabia, although the White House has made suggestions of a veto. Also,…
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