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Newsletter: 'This phony Emoluments Clause'
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 08:00:40 -0400

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES 'This Phony Emoluments Clause' Trying to dig out from political holes of his own making, President Trump started the workweek by holding forth for 71 minutes during what was ostensibly a Cabinet meeting.



'We don't just study': Inside Asia's bloody history of student-led protests
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 06:00:43 -0400

In the quest for democracy throughout Asia, students often lead the way.



Behind the story: Trying to explain how one man's faith sustained him during tragedy
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 06:00:17 -0400

I wanted to know if he had come to accept the terrible loss of that day and how would he explain that acceptance. What words do you put on a tragedy that seems only to prove that life is fickle, random and cruel?



He was seeking custom-made boots. The journey led to a life deeply touched by love and death and leather
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 06:00:15 -0400

A 6-foot-5 man with size 17 feet traveled to the middle of nowhere in search of a boot maker. What he encountered was a life deeply touched by love and death and leather.



Distinctive accent on torture video leads Anchorage police to suspect
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 04:48:43 -0400

In video showing a horrific Anchorage slaying, the killer speaks in a distinctive "English sounding accent" that led police straight to a suspect.



U.S. public land workers assaulted or threatened at least 360 times over five-year period
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 20:58:23 -0400

Federal employees overseeing U.S. public lands were assaulted or threatened at least 360 times over a five-year period marked by heightened tensions with anti-government groups and dwindling ranks of law enforcement officers.



House panel to vet minority contracting program after Times investigation into 'Cherokee' claims
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 19:02:10 -0400

The Times found that companies received more than $300 million in government contracts based on unverified claims that their owners were Native American.



Their city lacks public spaces for protests, so Beirut residents made their own
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 16:10:04 -0400

Beirut is a city with very few public spaces, which has led anti-government protesters to carve out their own gathering spots.



'Time for action' in Israel, after Netanyahu fails to form a government
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 21:13:48 -0400

Netanyahu had hoped to form a broad "unity" government with his chief rival, former military chief Benny Gantz. But he came up short.



Hong Kong leaders apologize for water cannon use at mosque
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 10:56:14 -0400

Hong Kong officials were scrambling to minimize the fallout from the incident at the mosque, one of the city's most well-known religious sites.



Justin Trudeau wins tight Canadian election, but he'll need a coalition to govern
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 23:00:18 -0400

Preliminary vote returns in a tight election indicated that neither Trudeau's Liberals nor his Conservative rivals will capture a majority in Parliament, though the incumbent prime minister was declared the winner because he has the whip hand in efforts soon to be underway to cobble together a governing coalition.



Newsletter: Inside a camp for Kurdish refugees
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 08:00:26 -0400

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Inside a Camp for Kurdish Refugees In just two weeks, the conflict in northeastern Syria — where President Trump ordered the withdrawal of U.S. forces as Turkish forces advanced into Syrian territory — has displaced more than 200,000 people, according to various official estimates.



Think Warren's too liberal? Biden's old news? Midwesterners Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar want to talk to you
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 08:00:09 -0400

Midwestern moderates Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar are making a strong case against the liberalism of Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders.



Report details how ExxonMobil and fossil fuel firms sowed seeds of doubt on climate change
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 07:00:24 -0400

A new report details how ExxonMobil and the fossil fuel industry, over decades, worked to deceive the public over the science of climate change and avoid regulation.



'How long can we live like this?': Kurds in growing refugee camp plead for help, end to losses, suffering
Sun, 20 Oct 2019 13:11:00 -0400

The withdrawal is supposed to take place before Tuesday evening, when the cease-fire is set to end.



Column: Foreign policy is on the 2020 ballot, right alongside Trump
Sun, 20 Oct 2019 09:00:31 -0400

Ending the endless wars: 2020 voters could face a foreign policy debate unlike any since the 1930s.



Measles making a deadly comeback across Africa
Sun, 20 Oct 2019 06:00:11 -0400

Uganda has been grappling with an alarming spate of measles cases, even though there's plenty of the vaccine to go around.



Middle school students started a movement that has paralyzed Chile's capital
Sat, 19 Oct 2019 21:44:50 -0400

The Chilean government declared a curfew Saturday in the capital after protests against public transport fare increases led to looting and arson attacks that paralyzed this city of 7 million.



Did jailing 'El Chapo' matter? In seizing a city, the Sinaloa cartel shows it's still strong
Sat, 19 Oct 2019 21:44:11 -0400

El Chapo is in prison, but Sinaloa cartel remains strong. "This is a city filled with drug lords," a Mexican journalist said. "We have 20 'El Chapos' here."



Giuliani's conspiracy theories cost this anti-corruption lawmaker in Ukraine his job
Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:41:07 -0400

Rudolph W. Giuliani, Paul Manafort and the mysterious accounting ledger that cost an anti-corruption Ukrainian lawmaker his position.



The good news for Justin Trudeau? He has Obama's support and Trump's scorn
Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:50:29 -0400

Canada goes to the polls Monday, and there are signs that the election may bring a dramatic change in the country's political environment.



Supreme Court will hear challenge to autonomy of consumer agency spearheaded by Elizabeth Warren
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:31:32 -0400

Conservative justices may rein in the consumer agency touted by Elizabeth Warren and launched under President Obama.



White House stone wall crumbles. Now what?
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:25:37 -0400

The White House's initial strategy toward the House impeachment investigation was to try to block witnesses from testifying. Now that's failed. What's Plan B?



Newsletter: 'Get over it'
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 08:00:37 -0400

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES 'Get Over It' During a Thursday morning news conference, acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney came out and said it: President Trump withheld roughly $400 million in aid to Ukraine earlier this year in part to pressure its new government to investigate Democrats.



Identical twins. Identical asylum claims. Very different luck at the border
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 07:00:16 -0400

The system gives enormous power to U.S. customs officers, Border Patrol agents and asylum officers, whose whims and judgment calls decide the fate of many migrants.



Syria Kurds accuse Turkey of violating cease-fire
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 04:48:52 -0400

Fighting continued Friday morning in a northeast Syrian border town at the center of the fight between Turkey and Kurdish forces, despite a U.S.-brokered cease-fire that went into effect overnight.



Eight killed in Mexico as cartel gunmen force authorities to release El Chapo's son
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:46:23 -0400

Lawyers for the Guzman family held a televised news conference to thank President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador for freeing the cartel boss.



Residents of Turkey-Syria border area see danger while hoping for calm
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 20:30:21 -0400

The Turkish border city of Akcakale, across from Syria, is home to a mix of Turks, Syrians and Kurds with ties to a war zone.



Mayor Wayne Messam says he's running for president. Is he really?
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 19:33:06 -0400

Mayor Wayne Messam — whose Florida city has more people than Pete Buttigieg's — got national attention for his presidential bid, at first. But the FEC said his campaign raised $5 in the third quarter.



Trump to host G-7 summit at his Doral resort in Florida
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 16:46:39 -0400

Plans to hold the 2020 G-7 economic summit at a property owned by President Trump raises serious conflict-of-interest issues.



U.S. agrees to deal approving Turkish control of northern Syria
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 18:15:44 -0400

After the full implementation of the cease-fire, the U.S. would withdraw sanctions it has imposed on Turkey, Vice President Mike Pence said.



Spokesman for grieving U.K. parents: White House is 'a bunch of henchmen' for Trump
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:20:53 -0400

The grieving parents of a British teenager who was killed in a car crash involving a U.S. diplomat's wife said President Trump "doesn't understand" how much the accident has "broken" their family.



Newsletter: In meltdown mode
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:00:06 -0400

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES In Meltdown Mode President Trump is finding himself increasingly isolated as the fallout from his abrupt decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria grows.



'Rez golf': Where fairways are dirt and hazards include goats
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:00:46 -0400

A Native American version of golf is gaining popularity on the Navajo Nation reservation, where duffers play on 'browns,' not greens.



He played for 72 hours straight: South Korea wrestles with video game addiction
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:00:27 -0400

South Korean gamers have died after playing for days with little food or sleep, leaving the country to ask whether video game addiction is a mental health disorder.



Beijing whips up NBA anger, then winds it down, disappointing Chinese nationalists
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:00:26 -0400

Chinese nationalism is not as united as it appears.



Behind the Story: How I learned to love 'rez golf'
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:00:22 -0400

A reporter dives into the world of golf on the Navajo reservation.



Envoy key to Ukraine dealings is due up in Trump impeachment inquiry
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 04:35:13 -0400

Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, appears to be at the center of a foreign policy dialogue with Ukraine that forms the basis of the impeachment inquiry.



California billionaire Tom Steyer spent $47 million in 84 days on presidential bid
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 03:01:03 -0400

California billionaire Tom Steyer spent $47 million during the first three months of his Democratic presidential bid. The sum places him on track to join the biggest self-funding political candidates in U.S. history.



Desert X show in Saudi Arabia brings more fallout: A donor pulls out
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:14:45 -0400

An organizer of the art exhibition Desert X shrugs off the loss. She says Saudi money will fund future Desert Xs in the Coachella Valley.



House votes to condemn Trump's withdrawal of troops from Syria
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:48:10 -0400

The House voted Wednesday on a bipartisan resolution opposing President Trump's withdrawal of U.S. troops from northeastern Syria.



Billionaires are the target in this year's Democratic campaign
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:00:39 -0400

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders seem to compete for which candidate can most thoroughly denounce billionaires. Not since the Great Depression have candidates so aggressively pilloried the well-to-do.



Hong Kong leader's policy address marked by chaos as rowdy lawmakers protest
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:00:09 -0400

As Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam attempts to make an annual policy address, protesting lawmakers climb on tables, wear masks of China's president.



Newsletter: Elizabeth Warren in the spotlight
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 08:00:59 -0400

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Elizabeth Warren in the Spotlight A record 12 Democratic candidates took to the debate stage in Westerville, Ohio, last night, and there was one thing they mostly agreed on: denouncing President Trump.



Rivals in Democratic debate make clear they see Warren as the front-runner
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 08:00:54 -0400

In the October Democratic debate, the first to be held since Elizabeth Warren moved into the lead of many polls, she drew fire that she had largely escaped before. That illuminated both her strengths and her weaknesses.



South Korea born, East L.A. bred: A Seoul taqueria for a homesick chef
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 08:00:25 -0400

Born in South Korea, Christian Morales was raised by a Mexican abuela in East L.A. At his Mexican restaurant in Seoul, he's re-creating the flavors of the home he can't return to since being deported 17 years ago.



Column: Trump has foreign policy principles: Syria shows how they work. Don't say you weren't warned
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 08:00:04 -0400

President Trump never wanted to put U.S. troops in Syria.



Trump froze military aid — as Ukrainian soldiers perished in battle
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 06:00:51 -0400

Although there is no way to link deaths directly to the lack of aid, military officials and other Ukrainians say they felt temporarily abandoned by their foremost ally: Washington.



Column: Why Daryl Morey's infamous tweet struck such a raw nerve in China
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 05:00:18 -0400

Kenneth Pomeranz, a professor of modern Chinese history at the University of Chicago, explains the current Chinese outrage at the NBA.



Trump meets with parents of British teen killed in crash
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 04:31:52 -0400

President Trump meets with the parents of a British teenager who was killed in a car crash involving a U.S. diplomat's wife.



The Marie Antoinette you never knew: A 'modern icon' and 'emancipated woman'
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:45:15 -0400

This week, 226 years since her execution, a new exhibition in Paris aims to show how Marie Antoinette's image has undergone a makeover in recent years. From reviled royal to pop icon, her face now appears on gift shop souvenirs at her former home at Versailles, on bars of chocolate, hairbrushes, mugs, shopping bags, fridge magnets and various plastic souvenirs.



A race for control of Syria's Manbij, with the U.S. nowhere in sight
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 19:02:25 -0400

The Syrian city of Manbij, part of the territory controlled by Kurdish fighters backed by the United States until last week, appeared on the verge of being rushed by Turkish troops and Syrian rebel proxies gathered on the city's outskirts.



Anti-LeBron James demonstration takes place in Hong Kong following his Morey comments
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 14:42:39 -0400

LeBron James' standing among basketball fans in Hong Kong takes a hit because of comments the NBA star made about free speech.



News Analysis: Trump's rash exit from Syria emboldens Russia and horrifies Israel
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:52:53 -0400

President Trump's Syria withdrawal, decided after a single phone call, has been a gift to Russia and ISIS while it has worried Israel, other allies.



Newsletter: Chaos, sanctions and ... Napoleon?
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 08:00:13 -0400

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Chaos, Sanctions and ... Napoleon?



Mexico sends asylum seekers south — with no easy way to return for U.S. court dates
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 07:00:08 -0400

Mexico has been busing migrants with U.S. court dates to its southern border with Guatemala.



Under fire for abrupt Syria pullout, Trump imposes higher tariffs on Turkey
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:28:07 -0400

Trump, facing blowback over his abrupt troop withdrawal from Syria and amid reports that ISIS detainees have escaped, announced he was imposing sanctions on three Turkish officials.



14 police officers killed in an ambush in Mexico, testing president's security strategy
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 22:15:04 -0400

The police officers were killed early Monday in western Mexico, the latest in a series of high-casualty attacks by criminal groups across the country.



Ukraine aid delay sparked bipartisan scramble to keep millions from expiring
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:08:02 -0400

Key lawmakers in both parties raced over a frantic week last month to move the complex levers of the federal government's spending process to save the aid for Ukraine that the Trump administration had withheld.



Can Joe Biden withstand Trump's attacks and his own stumbles?
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 08:00:34 -0400

While Elizabeth Warren is surging, Joe Biden is back at center stage in the Democratic debate. Still, he can't shake doubts about his age and agility.



Massive opioid case may end with huge settlement. Where would the money go?
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 08:00:28 -0400

A settlement in the opioid trial known as MDL 2804 would be the most complex in U.S. history, with a price tag exceeding $100 billion. Where would the money go?



Newsletter: A Turning Point in Syria
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 08:00:23 -0400

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES A Turning Point in Syria In northern Syria, there is killing and chaos.



How to watch the October Democratic debate
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 08:00:04 -0400

What time is the Democratic debate, and where can I watch it? A dozen candidates will crowd onstage in Ohio on Tuesday for the largest primary debate ever.



Elizabeth Warren, 70, flaunts her fitness as Democratic candidates' health becomes a debate issue
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:06:47 -0400

The age and health of the top Democratic presidential candidates will come under scrutiny in Tuesday's debate, coming after Bernie Sanders' heart attack. Like Sanders and Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren is in her 70s, but she flaunts her fitness.



Turkey says it can fight Islamic State. Its record is spotty
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 03:01:41 -0400

Turkey was where Islamic State acquired food and other essentials, and found medical treatment for injured fighters.



Trump orders troops out of northern Syria; Islamic State families flee camps and Kurds strike deal with Syria
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 22:01:23 -0400

Defense Secretary Mark Esper says President Trump has ordered U.S. troops to leave northern Syria and stay out of Turkey's assault on the Kurds.



Typhoon Hagibis leaves 33 dead as Japan continues rescues
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 11:10:43 -0400

Rescuers were deployed after Typhoon Hagibis made landfall south of Tokyo and battered central and northern Japan with torrents of rain and wind.



Mexican authorities stop caravan of migrants attempting to head north
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 01:57:41 -0400

Mexican authorities thwarted the latest caravan of migrants attempting to head north from southern Mexico with the hope of reaching the United States.



Turkey-backed forces seize control of Syrian border town as offensive continues
Sat, 12 Oct 2019 18:36:29 -0400

Turkish-backed Syrian rebel factions overran the Syrian border town of Ras al-Ayn on Saturday, officials said, securing a strategic passageway for Turkey's offensive against a U.S.



Ambassador and Oregon hotelier Gordon Sondland faces backlash at home over role in Ukraine scandal
Sat, 12 Oct 2019 19:32:36 -0400

Gordon Sondland, a Portland hotelier appointed ambassador to the European Union after donating $1 million to Trump's inauguration, called himself a master of the quid pro quo in deals between Oregon and the George W. Bush White House.



Boat with African migrants capsizes off southern Mexico; 1 dead, 2 missing
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 18:56:15 -0400

At least one person is dead and two are missing after a boat with African migrants capsizes in the Pacific off southern Mexico.



Marshall Islands, low-lying U.S. ally and nuclear testing site, declares a climate crisis
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 18:39:56 -0400

The Marshall Islands, a key U.S. ally in the central Pacific, has declared a national climate crisis because of the mounting risk of sea-level rise.



Turkey not 'willing to stop' incursion into Syria, Pentagon officials say
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 17:22:29 -0400

The Pentagon says Turkey has given no indication it will halt military operations in northern Syria despite calls by President Trump for a cease-fire.



Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, 1st human to walk in space, dies at 85
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 13:22:59 -0400

Leonov almost didn't make it back to his capsule



Former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine testifies Trump removed her based on 'false claims'
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 15:02:25 -0400

Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, tells lawmakers her removal was the result of "unfounded and false claims."



Trump's attacks on Biden follow a playbook he's practiced for more than 30 years
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 11:44:38 -0400

In his attacks on Joe Biden, President Trump is executing a playbook he has honed for decades, spreading false accusations using the media he scorns.



NBA cancels all media events with Lakers and Nets in China
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 10:03:03 -0400

The NBA cancels all media events for the Lakers and Nets in China, saying players "have been placed into a complicated and unprecedented situation."



Newsletter: Fires and fury
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 08:00:53 -0400

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Fires and Fury On a day when utilities turned off power to millions to reduce the chance of a spark, a dump truck driver who hastily offloaded burning trash on the side of a Riverside County highway started a fire that burned dozens of residences in a mobile home park.



'Thou shalt not serve the gays meatloaf'? Democrats disagree
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 17:03:04 -0400

Democratic presidential candidates vowed to reverse President Trump's rollbacks of LGBTQ rights as they sought to appeal to a key group of voters in the race for the party's 2020 nomination.



Why Jane Fonda is moving to Washington (for now)
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 22:30:01 -0400

Jane Fonda is moving to Washington to protest the lack of U.S. action on global warming. She talks about climate change, activism and being 81 in Hollywood.



Notorious Islamic State 'Beatles' in U.S. custody, but can 11,000 other detainees be held securely?
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 19:55:18 -0400

Amid the Turkish incursion, U.S. forces whisked some Islamic State detainees out of the fighting zone, including a pair of the notorious 'Beatles' who had guarded Western hostages. But what of 11,000 other prisoners belonging to the militant group?



Trump's children take in millions overseas as president slams Biden's son
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 19:07:12 -0400

President Trump has called Democrat Joe Biden corrupt over his son's work in Ukraine while Biden was vice president. Three of Trump's own children have conducted a vast array of overseas businesses since he entered the White House.



Iranian women allowed to attend FIFA soccer match at home for the first time in decades
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 19:13:10 -0400

Iranian women have watched a FIFA soccer match after being allowed into a Tehran stadium for the first time in decades.



Ukraine president says there was no 'blackmail' in Trump phone conversation
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 18:56:23 -0400

Volodymyr Zelensky insists he faced "no blackmail" from President Trump in their phone call that helped spark an impeachment inquiry.



Two Giuliani associates involved in Ukraine probe arrested on campaign finance charges
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 19:42:03 -0400

Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman worked with President Trump's personal attorney Rudolph Giuliani on matters involving Ukraine.



Newsletter: Powerless in California
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 08:00:43 -0400

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Powerless in California It was the day the lights went out in Northern and Central California — and they could stay out for quite some time.



Review: 'A German Youth' documents the radicalization of the Baader Meinhof Gang
Wed, 9 Oct 2019 19:44:01 -0400

The documentary "A German Youth," directed by Jean-Gabriel Périot, is a detailed look at violent German radicalism of the Baader Meinhof Gang.



U.S. hits China over human rights. Beijing says it's just a distraction from NBA, trade talks
Wed, 9 Oct 2019 14:05:06 -0400

National security, human rights, IP protection -- from Beijing's perspective, they're all excuses for tech protectionism.



'It's wrong. It's un-American.' Joe Biden calls for President Trump's impeachment
Wed, 9 Oct 2019 20:05:54 -0400

Joe Biden says for the first time that President Trump must be impeached for abusing his power to help his reelection.



A Christian community proud of its pork resists change to attract Muslim tourists
Wed, 9 Oct 2019 10:49:43 -0400

Christians in Indonesia's Lake Toba are pushing back against plans to promote halal tourism, as religious and ethnic tensions simmer in the Muslim-dominated country.



Newsletter: An act of defiance
Wed, 9 Oct 2019 08:00:37 -0400

The White House puts out its most defiant statement yet in the face of an impeachment inquiry.



Turkey-U.S. relationship was fraught even before flap over America's Kurdish allies
Wed, 9 Oct 2019 07:00:47 -0400

Washington's dealings with Turkey, complicated even before the Syria-Kurd conflict, also highlight Trump's business ties.



Putin seems to be enjoying the Trump impeachment show
Wed, 9 Oct 2019 06:00:57 -0400

Russia has been a pariah since annexing Crimea. Now attention is on Ukraine, whose leader's call with President Trump is the focus of an impeachment inquiry.



'It's not about the money': What Beijing doesn't get about Hong Kong protesters
Wed, 9 Oct 2019 06:00:41 -0400

Mainlanders are willing to give up their freedoms in exchange for stability, development and wealth. That deal doesn't fly in Hong Kong.



Turkish airstrikes target Kurdish fighters in Syria after U.S. troop pullout
Wed, 9 Oct 2019 22:58:07 -0400

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says a Turkish military operation into Syria has started after President Trump pulled U.S. troops out.



Alaska Natives and fishermen sue EPA for reversing Pebble Mine decision
Tue, 8 Oct 2019 19:12:08 -0400

Alaska Natives and fishermen sue the Environmental Protection Agency for withdrawing its option to veto Pebble Mine.



Hydro company proposes to dam Little Colorado River east of Grand Canyon
Tue, 8 Oct 2019 16:20:06 -0400

A recently formed Phoenix-based company wants to construct dams for power generation on a tributary of the Colorado River beloved by rafters and canyon adventurers.



Newsletter: The consequences of Trump's Syria plan
Tue, 8 Oct 2019 08:00:17 -0400

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES The Consequences of Trump's Syria Plan Senior U.S. officials say President Trump's decision to pull remaining U.S. troops back from northeastern Syria could allow a resurgence of the Islamic State terrorist group and destabilize the region.



As goes Winnipeg, so may go Justin Trudeau's political fate
Tue, 8 Oct 2019 07:00:13 -0400

The battle to control Canada has come to Beaufort Crescent, a slice of Winnipeg that is perhaps the ultimate swing district in this month's national election.



Supreme Court Justice Gorsuch calls LGBTQ workplace discrimination case 'really close'
Tue, 8 Oct 2019 16:49:56 -0400

Supreme Court appears divided on the meaning of 'sex' in federal anti-discrimination law. Justice Gorsuch, a Trump appointee, likely has the deciding vote.





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