• Congress Jan 31, 2019

    US Moves Ahead With Oil Leases Near Sacred Park

    U.S. land managers will move forward in March with the sale of oil and gas leases that include land near Chaco Culture National Historical Park in New Mexico and other sites sacred to Native American tribes. The sale comes as Democratic members of Congress, tribal leaders and environmentalists have criticized the federal Bureau of Land Management for pushing ahead with...

  • Massachusetts Jan 21, 2019

    Firm Chosen to Restore Historic African-American Church

    An architectural firm with extensive experience working on buildings of significance to African-American history has been chosen to oversee restoration of an historic church in Massachusetts.

  • China Apr 13, 2018

    Battle to Save Africa's Elephants Is Gaining Some Ground

    The elephant staggered and keeled over in the tall grass in southern Tanzania, where some of the world’s worst poaching has happened. It wasn’t a killer who targeted her but a conservation official, immobilizing her with a dart containing drugs. Soon she was snoring loudly, and they propped open her trunk with a twig to help her breathe. They slid...

  • Israel Jul 7, 2017

    Israelis Outraged by UNESCO Decision on Hebron Holy Site

    The U.N. cultural agency on Friday declared the old city in the West Bank town of Hebron as a Palestinian world heritage site, a decision that outraged Israeli officials who say the move negated the deep Jewish ties to the biblical town and its ancient shrine. The move was the latest chapter in Israel’s contentious relationship with UNESCO, an agency...

  • iPhone May 16, 2017

    ‘Beautiful and Terrifying': Scientists Find 38 Million Pieces of Trash on Pacific Island

    When researchers traveled to a tiny, uninhabited island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, they were astonished to find an estimated 38 million pieces of trash washed up on the beaches. Almost all of the garbage they found on Henderson Island was made from plastic. There were toy soldiers, dominos, toothbrushes and hundreds of hardhats of every shape, size...

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