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1 hr ago | Humboldt Beacon
Attempts to overhaul the nation's immigration system have been stalled for months in the Republican-controlled House, where leaders are refusing to consider a bipartisan Senate proposal passed last summer.
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5 hrs ago | KMBC-TV
Six short-finned pilot whales have died and about 45 other whales were trapped Wednesday in shallow water off Florida's Everglades National Park.
8 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Marine experts are trying to figure out what's causing a pod of whales to beach themselves along Florida's Southwest coast off Everglades National Park.
10 hrs ago | Newswise
A University of Iowa researcher has discovered that a "Goldilocks" effect applies to the reproductive output of a tiny New Zealand snail-considered a troublesome species in many countries-that may one day help environmentalists control their spread.
An 88-foot-tall spruce that was transported from Washington state to Washington D.C. has been illuminated in a ceremony on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol.
Park rangers can wait years to see a weather event like the one that occurred last week at Grand Canyon National Park.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Democratic leader wrote a letter this week urging the Golden Gate National Recreation Area to give people more time to weigh in on a dog management plan that would add leash requirements in some areas and allow off-leash romping in other parts of the federally protected land.
Gov. Jerry Brown has asked President Barack Obama to overturn his administration's rejection of the state's request of a federal disaster declaration for last summer's Rim Fire.
The cold snap was expected to spread as far south as Texas by the weekend before turning east, AccuWeather meteorologist Tom Kines said.
More than 60 horses and riders arrived in Vancouver for the upcoming Cavalia Odysseo show, which runs Dec. 7 to Jan. 5., on Monday.
Three immigrant advocates on a hunger strike to pressure lawmakers to change the country's immigration system ended their three-week fast Tuesday on the National Mall, while a new group of fasters including U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III took their place.
Nearly a dozen Florida immigration advocates are fasting for the day in solidarity with activists on a hunger strike in Washington.
The "Forever" stamp design released in 2011 was not based on the statue in New York Harbor, as intended, but on a replica outside the New York-New York Casino Hotel in Las Vegas.
Swimmers at three beaches at Cape Hatteras National Seashore will not have lifeguards watching over them next year.
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The federal government has approved funding to start a $50 million flood-mitigation project along the Queens waterfront to better protect Howard Beach against rising sea levels and storm surges similar to those that caused extensive damage during Superstorm Sandy, N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Nov. 29. The project by the state Department of ... (more)
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