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.
One man told the NewsHour he had never seen a greater assembly of Native Americans than at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.
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 Emily Wishingrad and Joshua Barajas
A request from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to halt construction of a controversial pipeline in North Dakota was denied by a U.S. District Court judge.
By Mark Scialla
At least 300 people opposed to a controversial oil pipeline under construction in North Dakota waited anxiously outside a D.C. federal courthouse this afternoon for a decision on whether or not the project can to continue. And now they’ll have…
By PBS NewsHour
Oil prices have been dropping since the industry’s boom in 2014, and with that decline comes economic uncertainty for oil towns like Dickinson, North Dakota. Over 180 rigs drilled at the nearby Bakken oil field two years ago; only 27…
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
Bernie Sanders said he was "really disappointed" and "upset" that The Associated Press declared rival Hillary Clinton the presumptive Democratic nominee on the eve of primary elections in six states.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The bison has become the official national mammal of the United States under legislation signed into law by President Barack Obama on Monday.
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
You could have a rare opportunity to help make history, if none of the Republican presidential candidates reaches the target 1,237 delegates needed to clinch the nomination on the first ballot.
Robin McNamara has worked at nearly every Republican National Convention since 1996, and her travels across the country have brought her face to face with the passion-filled spectrum of GOP primary voters.
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