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President Trump's authority to reduce two national land monuments in Utah now faces legal challenges, as his administration considers what to do with 25 other protected territories under review.
Dec. 5, 2017
Eric Conn had been under house arrest when he cut off his ankle monitor and left it in a backpack along I-75. He was sentenced in absentia to 12 years in prison.
Dec. 5, 2017
Coastal cities are flooding more as sea levels rise faster and faster. But none of that is slowing real estate development in low-lying areas such as Miami.
Dec. 5, 2017
The blazes in Ventura County come just weeks after the deadliest wildfires in the state's history killed dozens in Northern California's wine country.
Dec. 5, 2017
Also: A swift, deadly California wildfire gobbles up thousands of acres; Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) speaks today as a new accusation surfaces; and former presidential candidate John Anderson dies.
Dec. 5, 2017
The Republican National Committee restores financial support for Alabama's Roy Moore. And, the Supreme Court will allow the Trump administration to enforce its travel ban while legal challenges are heard.
Dec. 5, 2017
Moscow has made it clear that the move comes in direct retaliation for the U.S. Justice Department's decision to require the Kremlin-funded RT America to register as a "foreign agent."
Dec. 5, 2017
With enrollment funding tight, health plan navigators and assisters are getting creative about getting the word out and signing people up for Affordable Care Act plans.
Dec. 5, 2017
The Flynn saga involves two presidents, a foreign ambassador, one fired FBI director and a lot of talk about Russian sanctions.
Dec. 5, 2017
Colorado cake shop owner Jack Phillips refused to create a cake for a same-sex couple's wedding, citing in part his artistic expression. The justices hear arguments on Tuesday.
Dec. 5, 2017
After his arrest in New York and immigration detention across three states, a 16-year-old has been released. A federal judge ruled there wasn't enough evidence to prove he was an MS-13 gang member.
Dec. 5, 2017
President Trump will make a decision "in coming days" on whether to sign another six-month waiver to a U.S. law ordering the embassy to be relocated from Tel Aviv.
Dec. 5, 2017
Fifteen percent of Americans approve of Trump and say he could do "almost nothing" to lose their support. But twice as many strongly oppose him, and say that nothing could persuade them otherwise.
Dec. 4, 2017
The 10-term Illinois Republican Congressman ran against Ronald Reagan in the primary. But after losing his home state to Reagan, Anderson bolted his party and ran as an independent.
Dec. 4, 2017
The desire to find our tribe is universal. We like to know who we are and where we belong. This week, how this fascination has led to a thriving industry built on the sale of personality tests.
Dec. 4, 2017
When the president went to Utah on Monday, he may have been working to keep Romney from having a path through that state to the Senate — and a perch as the top non-Trump Republican in Washington.
Dec. 4, 2017
The rationale behind the GOP tax plan is that the economy needs stimulus. But it's already growing and near full employment. And the plan could be undercut by the Fed as it raises interest rates.
Dec. 4, 2017
"In light of its decision to consider the case on an expedited basis, we expect that the Court of Appeals will render its decision with appropriate dispatch," the order says.
Dec. 4, 2017
Daphne Caruana Galizia, of the Mediterranean island nation of Malta, was an investigative reporter who scrutinized the corrupt and powerful. She was killed by a car bomb in October.
Dec. 4, 2017
There's been a big effort across the country to reduce the number of people who are jailed because they can't afford to pay court fees or make bail, but that's not the case everywhere. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with investigative reporter Joseph Neff from the Marshall Project about a new North Carolina law that will make it more difficult for state judges to waive fines and fees for poor people.
Dec. 4, 2017

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