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In this May 8, 2003, a northern spotted owl sits on a tree branch in the Deschutes National Forest near Camp Sherman, Ore. CREDIT: Don Ryan/AP

Timber Wars Continued: Conservationists Sue To Save Spotted Owl Logging Protections

Environmental groups have filed a lawsuit seeking to preserve protections for 3.4 million acres of northern spotted owl habitat from the US-Canada border to northern California, the latest salvo in a legal battle over logging in federal old-growth forests that are key nesting grounds for the imperiled species. Continue Reading Timber Wars Continued: Conservationists Sue To Save Spotted Owl Logging Protections

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Healthcare workers walk out of a King Sooper's Grocery store after a gunman opened fire on Monday in Boulder, Colo. CREDIT: Chet Strange/Getty Images

10 Victims, Including Police Officer, Identified In Boulder Shooting; Suspect Arrested

“Our hearts go out to all the victims of this senseless act of violence,” said Boulder Police Chief Maris Herold. All of the victims have now been identified and their families have been notified, Herold said at a news conference Tuesday morning. She then read out the list of the victims. Continue Reading 10 Victims, Including Police Officer, Identified In Boulder Shooting; Suspect Arrested

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Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash., speaks as the House of Representatives debates the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. CREDIT: House TV-AP

After Dan Newhouse Voted To Impeach Trump, Conservatism In Central Washington Is Being Redefined

When Rep. Dan Newhouse broke with his party to vote to impeach President Trump, critics started to question his Conservative credentials. The state GOP condemned the impeachment vote, and Republican Party chairs in Grant, Benton, Franklin, Yakima, Adams, and Douglas counties demanded his resignation. Continue Reading After Dan Newhouse Voted To Impeach Trump, Conservatism In Central Washington Is Being Redefined

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Connecticut guard Saylor Poffenbarger (4) is defended by St. John's guard Danaijah Williams (24) and forward Cecilia Holmberg (11) during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college basketball game in New York last month. The women's NCAA championship begins Sunday. CREDIT: Kathy Willens/AP

Men’s And Women’s NCAA March Madness Facilities, Separate And Unequal, Spark Uproar

While the set-up for the men’s teams included a number of power racks with Olympic bars and weights, the women were provided with a set of dumbbells and yoga mats for the three weeks they will be in the tournament bubble. The post created another sort of March Madness. Continue Reading Men’s And Women’s NCAA March Madness Facilities, Separate And Unequal, Spark Uproar

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Activists demonstrate outside Gold Spa in Atlanta where a mass shooter killed three women on Tuesday night in a rampage that left eight people dead, including six Asian women. CREDIT: Megan Varner/Getty Images

For Asian American Women, Misogyny And Racism Are Inseparable, Sociologist Says

Although authorities have said it’s too early to declare the attack a hate crime, they said the gunman’s actions — relying on the suspect’s own words — were not racially motivated, but driven by a sex addiction. He confessed to officers that in committing the acts he wanted to “eliminate” a “temptation.” Continue Reading For Asian American Women, Misogyny And Racism Are Inseparable, Sociologist Says

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