As the country’s 14th secretary of energy, Perry leads an agency he once vowed to eliminate. He has emerged as a central figure in the impeachment inquiry of Trump. Continue Reading Energy Secretary Rick Perry To Resign; President Trump Says He’s ‘Done A Fantastic Job’
The decision is sure to renew debate about President Trump’s unprecedented decision to maintain ownership of the Trump Organization after taking the oath of office. Continue Reading G-7 Summit To Be Held At President Trump’s Miami Golf Resort At Doral
The Census Bureau is gathering records on people’s U.S. citizenship status as part of Trump administration efforts to produce data that a GOP strategist said could politically benefit Republicans. Continue Reading U.S. Census Bureau Asks States For Driver’s License Records To Produce Citizenship Data
Companies are trying to figure out the risks to their profits from a warming planet. Some of them are turning to high-tech tools of climate science. Continue Reading As The Climate Warms, Companies Scramble To Calculate The Risk To Their Profits
If you live at the foot of a dam – or downriver – you may wonder what could happen if an earthquake rumbled nearby. Dam managers say it’s something they’re constantly watching, but major shaking east of the Cascades shouldn’t cause too much damage.
Continue Reading Central And Eastern Washington Have A Lot Of Dams. How Will They Fare In An Earthquake?
When the union’s GM national council reviews the deal’s terms Thursday, it will decide whether nearly 50,000 workers should remain on strike or whether they should go back to work immediately. Continue Reading GM And Auto Workers Union Reach Tentative Agreement To End National Strike
The proposal, announced Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, comes in response to a request from the state, which wants to be fully exempted from a Clinton-era rule that limits road construction and timber harvesting in tens of millions of acres of national forest. Continue Reading U.S. Agriculture Department Moves To Expand Logging In Nation’s Largest National Forest
As the climate warms, many U.S. lakes are seeing more algal blooms, low oxygen levels and stressed out fish species. One team in Oregon hopes that pumping oxygen into the water can help. Continue Reading Pumping Oxygen In A Lake To Try To Save Fish Facing Climate Change
The Trump administration blocked the nation’s top consumer protection agency from digging into problems with a program designed to help police, firefighters and other public service workers. Continue Reading Exclusive: Turf War Blocked CFPB From Helping Fix Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Aaron Dean fired through the window of Atatiana Jefferson’s home after responding to a call from a neighbor. Continue Reading Former Fort Worth Officer Charged With Murder In Shooting Of Atatiana Jefferson In Her Home
Standing on the banks of the Columbia River, near the remnants of Celilo Falls in the Columbia River Gorge, Yakama Nation Chairman JoDe Goudy traced the history of decrees, congressional acts and court cases that led to the damming of the river. Continue Reading Yakama And Lummi Nation Leaders Call For Removal Of 3 Lower Columbia River Dams
The increase amounts to $24 a month for the average retired worker, according to estimates released Thursday by the Social Security Administration. Following a significant boost this year, the cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, for 2020 reverts to its pattern of moderate gains. Continue Reading Those On Social Security Will Get Less Than 2 Percent Cost-Of-Living Increase In 2020