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House votes to ban drilling in Arctic wildlife refuge, reversing part of GOP tax bill

The House approved a bill Thursday barring drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a measure that would reverse a change in the 2017 Republican tax bill that repealed a lo...

House votes to ban drilling in Arctic wildlife refuge, reversing part of GOP tax bill

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House votes to ban drilling in Arctic refuge The House on Thursday voted 225-193 to reinstate a decades-long ban on oil and gas drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in a move meant to stymie President Trump’s plan to open up the wilderness to commercial interests....
21:01, 09/12/2019

Trump administration set to sell leases this year for drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge The Trump administration took a final step Thursday toward selling leases for companies to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, releasing a finding that energy development would have minimal environmental impact....
01:00, 09/14/2019

U.S. House passes bill to repeal drilling in Alaska refuge The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to reverse a 2017 law that allowed oil and gas drilling in part of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which conservationists say is one of the last pristine regions on Earth....
19:34, 09/12/2019

U.S. takes major step toward oil drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge The Trump administration on Thursday took a major step toward opening Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling, drawing criticism from environmentalists and an effort by Democratic lawmakers to put the pristine wilderness area off limits to development....
03:00, 09/13/2019

How Soon Can Oil and Gas Operations Begin In the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? The oil and gas industry is one step closer to accessing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Bureau of Land Management released the final environmental impact statement for oil and gas drilling on the refuge’s 1.5 million-acre coastal plain on Thursday.Read more......
03:34, 09/14/2019

The White House Saw Riches in the Arctic Refuge, but Reality May Fall Short In its push for lease sales, the Trump administration rushed deadlines, pressured staff and gave a wildly optimistic estimate of the potential revenue....
10:00, 08/22/2019

House passes bill blocking oil and gas drilling off Florida's Gulf Coast The legislation would ban oil and gas drilling off both coasts of the U.S., in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and in the eastern Gulf of Mexico....
23:34, 09/11/2019

Border wall to go up in national monument, wildlife refuge PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. government plans on replacing barriers through 100 miles (161 kilometers) of the southern border in California and Arizona, including through a national monument and a wildlife refuge. The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday waived environmental and dozens of other law...
19:34, 05/15/2019

Arctic Refuge Likely Won’t Be Surveyed Before Oil Lease Sales The announcement means there will most likely be no new information about any potential oil and gas riches in the refuge when drilling leases are sold this year....
18:17, 07/27/2019

Speaker: Bevin Still Lacks House Votes For His Pension Bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration hasn’t built enough “comfort level” among lawmakers to get his pension-relief proposal through the Republican-led House in a potential special legislative session, the House speaker said Wednesday. Speaker David ...
20:51, 05/15/2019

Prairie dogs with the plague keep parts of Colorado wildlife refuge shut down The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge is home to eagles, ducks, geese, bison, coyotes and deer, among other species.        ...
04:17, 08/20/2019

Trump administration swaps land to cut road through Alaska wildlife refuge The Trump administration has resurrected a plan to carve a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska, less than four months after a federal judge struck down an earlier plan as illegal....
07:51, 07/25/2019

Coal train derails into Great Dismal Swamp wildlife refuge SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — A coal train has derailed into the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia. The derailment is still being cleaned up and has raised concerns about the impact on various forms of wildlife, including endangered species. The Virginian-Pilot reports that the derailmen...
22:00, 06/26/2019

No Plans for Aerial Survey of Arctic Refuge, Company Says The announcement means there will most likely be no new information about any potential oil and gas riches in the refuge when drilling leases are sold this year....
21:17, 07/08/2019

GOP Leaders: Bevin Lacks Votes To Pass Pension Bill In House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin lacks the votes to push his replacement pension bill through a special legislative session he has promised to convene, some top GOP lawmakers said Monday. House Majority Floor Leader John “Bam” Carney said the governor is getting closer to g...
11:51, 05/07/2019

Watch your litter: Florida gator caught eating plastic at wildlife refuge A beautiful Sunday at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge turned sour when an alligator was caught on video swallowing a large plastic item.        ...
23:34, 06/25/2019

Trump opens protected Alaskan Arctic refuge to oil drillers The Bureau of Land Management will offer leases to the 1.6m-acre coastal plain which is home to threatened polar bearsThe Trump administration is finalizing plans to allow oil and gas drilling in a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge that has been protected for decades.The Bureau of Land ...
03:00, 09/13/2019

U.S. vows first oil lease sale in Alaska arctic refuge this year The U.S. Interior Department is determined to sell oil leases for the first time this year in the ecologically sensitive but presumably petroleum-rich coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a Trump administration official said on Thursday....
03:17, 05/31/2019

Activists abandon occupation of drilling rig in Arctic Greenpeace activists climbed down from a Seadrill drilling rig in Norway on Tuesday and are no longer occupying it, the environmental group told Reuters....
07:17, 04/30/2019

SpaceX's launch of an experimental rocket ship set fire to about 100 acres of wildlife refuge in south Texas Maria Pointer SpaceX successfully launched and landed a Mars rocket prototype on Thursday night in south Texas. The launch of the vehicle, called Starhopper, ignited several brush fires, which emergency workers quickly addressed. But embers rekindled the fire overnight, and it spread into a nearby ...
10:51, 07/27/2019

Not so fast: Trump's Alaska drilling study slammed by U.S. wildlife regulator The Trump administration failed to adequately consider oil spills, climate change and the welfare of polar bears in its expedited study of proposed drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, according to comments published by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this week....
18:17, 04/28/2019

BP pushed for Arctic drilling rights after Trump's election Despite PR damage over earlier spills, documents show oil firm pressed for reduced regulationBP stepped up its campaign to be allowed to drill for oil in the Arctic sea and an Alaskan wildlife refuge after Donald Trump was elected president, according to documents that detail the British firm’s lobb...
17:51, 05/19/2019

The House Just Passed Its First Climate Change Bill in a Decade, and That's Not Even the Sad Part If it were up to the House Democrats, the U.S. would still be a part of the Paris Climate Agreement. In fact, they all voted Thursday to pass a bill that aims to reinstate our role in this international accord. So did three Republicans, reports E&E News. And that’s about as much Republican suppo...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Environmental activists climb aboard Equinor drilling rig in Arctic Greenpeace activists climbed on Monday aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor to explore for oil and gas in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters....
07:34, 04/29/2019

Coal train derails into Great Dismal Swamp wildlife refuge in Virginia; 36 cars went off tracks, cleanup underway SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — Coal train derails into Great Dismal Swamp wildlife refuge in Virginia; 36 cars went off tracks, cleanup underway....
22:00, 06/26/2019

Trump administration puts offshore drilling expansion in Arctic, Atlantic on ice Enlarge / Shell has halted the controversial oil drilling in the Chukchi Sea, citing the marginal discovery of oil was "not enough to continue the search for the foreseeable" future. In a statement on September 28, the company said, "Shell will now cease further exploration activity in offshore Alas...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Plague-infected prairie dogs in Colorado pose health risk to humans, areas of wildlife refuge remain closed Parts of a wildlife refuge near Denver, Colorado remains closed after a colony of prairie dogs was infected with plague, a serious bacterial infection that can spread to humans, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced. ...
04:34, 08/21/2019

Wildlife summit votes to protect giraffes as endangered species for the first time National representatives at an international wildlife conference in Geneva voted Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and protests from some sub-Saharan African countries. The vote by signatories of the Convention on Internati...
22:34, 08/23/2019

Wildlife summit votes down plan to allow sale of huge ivory stockpile Some African nations at Cites conference argue sales would provide much-needed incomeAn audacious attempt to allow a huge sale of stockpiled elephant ivory has been defeated at an international wildlife conference. The rancorous debate exposed deep divisions between African nations with opposing vie...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Tanzania to shut part of wildlife preserve to big game hunters Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday ordered the sprawling Selous Game Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage site, to be split in two to restrict the access of big game hunters....
21:34, 07/26/2019

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
03:51, 06/05/2019

House panel votes to authorize subpoenas for all White House work communications sent via personal email, cellphone The House Oversight Committee had asked the Trump administration about reports that some top White House officials used personal email and encrypted applications to communicate....
17:51, 07/25/2019

U.S. House passes two bills to ban new offshore drilling The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and Florida and was set to vote on a third banning drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Reserve....
01:00, 09/12/2019

House approves Democratic bills to ban drilling along coasts The House of Representatives approved a pair of bills Wednesday that would permanently ban oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and extend a moratorium on drilling in the eastern part of the Gulf of Mexico near Florida....
01:00, 09/12/2019

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01:00, 09/12/2019

Alaska natives accuse White House of hiding Arctic oil impact information Alaska Natives and environmental groups sued the Trump administration on Wednesday, accusing it of concealing information about the effects of oil development in the long-protected Arctic National Wildlife Refuge....
03:17, 08/01/2019

British Parliament votes to debate bill preventing no-deal Brexit The British Parliament voted in favor of taking control of the agenda Tuesday as members seek to bring forth a bill to delay Britain's exit from the European Union....
03:00, 09/04/2019

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment but lets them showcase their efforts on one of thei...
02:17, 06/05/2019

No. 2 U.S. House Democrat hopes House will pass funding bill by Friday Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Wednesday he hopes the House will pass a stopgap government funding bill no later than Friday....
18:34, 09/18/2019

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
19:51, 06/27/2019

Brazil's Congress Votes in Favor of Pension Overhaul Bill in First-Round Vote Brazilian lawmakers voted in favor of a bill to overhaul the country’s insolvent pension system, the first and most important hurdle in the bill’s passage through Congress and a major win for the government of President Jair Bolsonaro....
04:00, 07/11/2019

White House threatens to veto House bill aimed at improving treatment of migrant families The White House threatened Monday to veto a Democratic-written $4.5 billion bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the southern border into the U.S....
05:51, 06/25/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House strategic communications director....
00:34, 05/09/2019

White House threatens veto on House border bill The White House threatened late Monday to veto the $4.5 billion House bill which would provide emergency funding at the border over concerns that legislation in its current form lacks the money necessary for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to function properly and includes last-minute provi...
14:34, 06/25/2019

House committee votes AG Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the Democrats' extraordinary legal battle with the Trump administration over access to special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report. (May 8)       ...
04:34, 05/09/2019

The House Finally Votes for a $15 Minimum Wage Nearly seven years after the grassroots Fight for $15 movement began, the House of Representatives has voted to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by the middle of the next decade, and to tie the minimum wage to inflation after that....
02:51, 07/19/2019

House votes to block military transgender ban WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block President Donald Trump’s move to restrict transgender men and women from military service. The House has passed, by a 243-183 vote, an amendment to block Trump’s transgender ban from remaining in effect. The move still ...
05:17, 06/19/2019

House votes to set aside impeachment resolution against Trump The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to table an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump, effectively killing the measure for now but not burying the issue that has divided Democrats....
05:00, 07/18/2019

Thailand's parliament votes in pro-army house speaker A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand's house speaker in the first working session of the country's new House of Representatives, signaling further army dominance in the next government....
16:34, 05/25/2019

Thailand’s parliament votes in pro-army house speaker BANGKOK (AP) — A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand’s house speaker in the first working session of the country’s new House of Representatives, signaling further army dominance in the next government. Former Prime Minister Chuan Leekpai was named speak...
17:17, 05/25/2019

US House Votes To Condemn Trump's 'Racist Comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president......
03:34, 07/17/2019

House votes to block Trump's military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted to block the Trump administration's new transgender troop policy during a debate on a $1 trillion spending package....
12:17, 06/19/2019

House Votes to Extend 9/11 Fund for Lifetimes of First Responders The House voted on Friday on a $10 billion measure that would replenish a Sept. 11 fund for ailing first responders, and extend assistance for the rest of their lives....
22:17, 07/12/2019

House votes to block Trump's transgender troop ban The House voted Tuesday to block the Pentagon’s new transgender troop policy, taking a swipe at President Donald Trump’s move to ban transgender service in the military.During debate on a $1 trillion spending package, lawmakers voted 243-183 to adopt an amendment from Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) t...
09:34, 06/19/2019

House Votes to Give ‘Dreamers’ a Path to Citizenship The House voted Tuesday to give 2.5 million young undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship, a defiant gesture as President Trump pushes a crackdown on migrants....
02:17, 06/05/2019

| US House votes to condemn Trump's 'racist comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president denied accusations of racism....
16:00, 07/17/2019

House Votes to Kill Trump Impeachment Resolution The House on Wednesday killed an attempt to impeach President Trump over statements the chamber already condemned as racist, exposing Democratic divisions....
00:17, 07/18/2019

House Votes to Raise Federal Minimum Wage to $15 The House approved a bill to more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25, a level that has not risen since 2009. Its prospects are dim in the Senate....
18:51, 07/18/2019

Oregon's Senate Democrats lack votes to pass controversial climate bill, chamber's leader says An Oregon climate change bill that prompted 12 Republican lawmakers to flee the Statehouse in Salem last week has hit yet another snag: Senate President Peter Courtney, a Democrat, announced Tuesday that the chamber did not have enough votes to pass the legislation. ...
06:34, 06/26/2019

Nevada bill giving electoral votes to popular-vote winner heads to governor’s desk (CNN) – Nevada will send legislation to the governor’s desk that would give the state’s Electoral College votes to the winner of the popular vote — and could become the 15th state to do so. The Nevada Senate passed AB 186 by 12-8 on Tuesday, which would include the state in ...
12:17, 05/23/2019

House judiciary votes to subpoena 12 linked to Russia probe The House Committee on the Judiciary voted Thursday to empower Chairman Jerrold Nadler to subpoena 12 people, including some former Trump administration officials, as part of its investigations into the president....
23:34, 07/11/2019

House Votes to Hold Barr and Ross in Criminal Contempt After many, many threats, the House finally followed through and held Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress on Wednesday, according to Politico. It’s only the second time in history that Congress has voted to hold a cabinet member in crimin...
14:51, 07/18/2019

House leaders: Bevin’s pension plan still short of votes FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky House leaders say the governor’s pension bill still lacks enough votes to pass their chamber, even with some changes that were revealed this week. House Majority Floor Leader John “Bam” Carney said Thursday “the vote count probably didn’t ...
00:34, 06/07/2019

US House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to adopt a resolution intended to intensify its impeachment probe of President Donald Trump....
07:51, 09/13/2019

House panel votes to intensify Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edged closer to deciding whether to recommend his impeachment....
17:00, 09/12/2019

House panel votes to hold William Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday held Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to abide by a subpoena to turn over an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to Congress. Members of the panel approved the resolution by a 24-16 vote split along parti...
01:51, 05/09/2019

House votes to kill Rep. Al Green's resolution to impeach Trump The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to set aside a resolution by Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, to introduce article of impeachment against President Trump – the third time the Houston-area lawmaker has taken a shot at impeaching the president, but the first since Democrats regained control of ...
05:51, 07/18/2019

U.S. House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edged closer to deciding whether to recommend his impeachment....
22:34, 09/12/2019

House votes to double federal minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-led House voted to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, more than double the current rate of $7.25, and the first proposed increase in a decade....
18:34, 07/18/2019

U.S. House votes approving authority to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Lawmakers voted 229-191 along party lines to approve the measure authorizing House committees to file lawsuits in federal court seeking orders from judges to compel officials to cooperate with congressional inquiries....
23:51, 06/11/2019

House panel votes to subpoena Kushner and other Trump officials Committee authorized subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in Mueller’s report, including current and former advisersFollow the latest in US politics – liveThe House judiciary committee has voted to authorize subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in the special counsel Robert Mueller’s report into election ...
00:51, 07/12/2019

Key House Democrat says he doesn't anticipate contempt votes this month House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Wednesday that the full Democratically-controlled House likely won't schedule votes to hold Attorney General William Barr or possibly others in contempt of Congress before the Memorial Day recess....
01:17, 05/16/2019

House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt The House voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for refusing subpoenas to hand over documents about the 2020 census....
01:51, 07/18/2019

House Votes to Block Democrat’s Trump Impeachment Effort WASHINGTON — The House easily killed a maverick Democrat’s effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color, in a vote that provided an early snapshot of just how divided Democrats are over trying to oust him in the shadow of the...
04:34, 07/18/2019

House votes to block Trump’s eased health coverage rules WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to prevent the Trump administration from easing health care coverage rules required by President Barack Obama’s health care law. Under guidance the administration issued last year, states might allow insurers to offer low-cost, low-co...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Brazil lower house votes to allow foreign airlines in domestic market Brazil's lower house of Congress voted on Tuesday to allow foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest economy, opening the door to more competition in an increasingly concentrated market....
04:00, 05/22/2019

House panel votes to subpoena Trump adviser Conway on Hatch Act The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee voted 25-16 on Wednesday to subpoena testimony from White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway after she failed to appear at a hearing about her alleged violations of the Hatch Act, a law that limits federal employees' political activity....
18:51, 06/26/2019

North Carolina votes to fill 2 vacant House seats Tuesday North Carolina's 9th District will vote in a special election Tuesday, 10 months after accusations of voter fraud voided the results of last year's midterm....
02:51, 09/11/2019

Democrat-led House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment investigation The committee says the resolution is similar to procedural votes taken at the beginning of the impeachment investigations into Presidents Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton....
20:01, 09/12/2019

House panel sets Barr, Ross contempt votes for Wednesday The U.S. House Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize the 2020 U.S. Census....
01:00, 06/11/2019

House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers....
00:34, 07/17/2019

House votes to block Ajit Pai’s plan to kill San Francisco broadband law Enlarge (credit: Steve Johnson / Flickr) The US House of Representatives has voted to block Ajit Pai's attempt to kill a San Francisco ordinance designed to promote broadband competition in apartment buildings. As we reported last week, the Federal Communications Commission chair has scheduled a J...
23:00, 06/27/2019

Divided House Votes For Resolution Condemning Trump's Racist Remarks A divided House voted Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump's racist remarks telling four minority congresswomen to "go back" to their ancestral countries, with all but a handful of Republicans......
03:34, 07/17/2019

U.S. House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers....
02:51, 07/17/2019

Watch live: House votes on whether to hold William Barr in contempt The House is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena over information from the Mueller investigation....
19:51, 06/12/2019

House Dems delay votes on tribal bills after Trump lashes out Democratic leaders pulled a pair of tribal bills from the House floor Wednesday to avoid their failure after President Donald Trump — echoing complaints from the conservative media — urged Republicans to oppose the legislation. The bills were supposed to be considered under a fast-track process req...
08:34, 05/09/2019

House votes to condemn Trump’s incendiary comments about lefty ‘Squad’ The US House of Representatives voted to scold President Trump on Tuesday for his “go back” to your country tweets targeting four non-white congresswomen. Following a chaotic debate, reps passed a resolution 240-187 largely along party lines that condemned Trump’s comments as “racist.” “President Do...
05:51, 07/17/2019

House panel votes to subpoena Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway on Hatch Act The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee voted 25-16 on Wednesday to subpoena testimony from White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway after she failed to appear at a hearing about her alleged violations of the Hatch Act, a law that limits federal employees' political activity....
08:00, 06/27/2019

Stepping up Trump clash, House votes to enforce Barr and McGahn subpoenas The move stops short of a criminal contempt citation and comes after the Justice Department agreed to begin providing materials from former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III....
01:51, 06/12/2019

House committee votes to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt The House Oversight Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to turn over documents about a citizenship question the Trump administration wanted added to the census. Following the 24 to 15 vote, the matter will be refe...
02:34, 06/13/2019

Defying Trump, House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia The House of Representatives passed three resolutions Wednesday to block the sale of billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, a move made in defiance of President Donald Trump and likely to be vetoed. Several Republicans and Independent Justin Amash, who left the ...
09:00, 07/18/2019

Board Votes to Move Central Office, House Students At Original HCHS LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The original Henry Clay High School, the district’s oldest high school building, will house students again after a board vote on Monday to move the district’s central office out of the 93-year-old building. The original Henry Clay High is on Main Street and...
04:34, 05/21/2019

Triple Talaq Bill Only A Part Of Many Attacks On Muslim Identity: Asaduddin Owaisi The Triple Talaq bill should be seen only as one part of many attacks on Muslim identity since the NDA government came to power in 2014, AIMIM president Asauddin Owaisi has claimed....
21:51, 07/30/2019

House committee votes to take steps toward impeachment as Democrats mull potential charges against Trump The discussions, closely held and preliminary, include a range of allegations. But several congressional aides caution that the articles may never be drafted....
01:34, 09/13/2019

House votes to end US role in Yemen, poised to block Trump from launching Iran strike Next up: a proposal that would bar Trump from launching a military strike against Iran, which supporters predict will pass in a vote set for Friday.        ...
01:17, 07/12/2019

House Judiciary Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General William Barr in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the legal battle with the Trump administration over access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The committee voted 24-16 to hold Barr in contempt after...
08:00, 05/09/2019

House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Gulf Nations, Setting Up Trump’s Third Veto The measures would block the sale of billions of dollars of arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. No other foreign policy issue has made as big a rift between the president and Congress....
01:00, 07/18/2019

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign promise and ending a six-month struggle within the caucus.The vote — which passed largely along party lines — marked a crucial test for Democratic lead...
03:00, 07/19/2019

Jessica Biel lobbies against vaccine bill, but denies being part of anti-vaxx movement The actor joined Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to lobby against a California bill that would mandate parents get approval from public health if they don't want their child vaccinated....
22:51, 06/13/2019

More part-time, small business workers could build retirement savings accounts under bill The legislation would let more small employers to band together to create collective 401(k)s. Part-timers also would get more access to plans.        ...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Video satirizing NCAA ad is part of athlete-advocacy group's campaign for California bill New group releases video as California legislators consider bill that would allow college athletes in state to make money off name, image, likeness.       ...
04:34, 09/05/2019

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — A House committee voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to a decision adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The Democratic-controlled House Oversight Committee...
04:34, 06/13/2019

Democrat Buttigieg discusses being part of first gay couple in the White House U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said on Monday he does not believe the fact that he is gay and married to another man will hurt him with America's voters....
03:51, 06/04/2019

House votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia amid veto threat The vote highlights backlash against a weapons deal for $8.1 billion in bombs, precision-guided missiles and other weapons to the Saudis and its allies.        ...
21:17, 07/18/2019

‘It’s part of our heart and soul’: Volunteers refurbish Lawrencetown Beach House Sick of waiting for the government to fix up the aging Lawrencetown Beach House, a group of volunteers took it upon themselves to paint the building ahead of the upcoming summer season....
21:00, 06/01/2019

Popular Move: Maine Senate Passes Bill to Give All of State’s Electoral Votes to the Winner of the Popular Vote in 2020 There’s a movement afoot in some quarters to get rid of the Electoral College, the institution that really elects the president of the United States....
04:34, 05/16/2019

House votes to 'strongly condemn' Trump tweets The Democratic-led US House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to condemn President Donald Trump's "racist comments" against four congresswomen of color. (July 16)        ...
04:17, 07/17/2019

U.S. House panel subpoenas website 8chan owner to testify as part of social media probe The U.S. House Homeland Security Committee said Wednesday it had subpoenaed online message board 8chan owner Jim Watkins to testify on Sept. 5 as part of its probe into countering extremist content on social media platforms....
02:00, 08/15/2019

| Ricciardo penalised after reversing 'panic' in Baku Daniel Ricciardo was given a three-place grid penalty for next month's Spanish GP after reversing his Renault into Daniil Kvyat's Toro Rosso during the Azerbaijan GP....
22:34, 04/28/2019

What Does the House Retirement Bill Mean For You? The retirement bill the House of Representatives passed on Thursday includes an assortment of changes for participants in 401(k) plans and owners of IRAs....
23:17, 05/23/2019

Why do drivers bother reversing into supermarket car park spaces? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsIt’s a mystery to me – why do so many people reverse into parking spaces in supermarket car parks? It often requires several attempts to get prope...
17:00, 07/09/2019

House passes $4.5B border aid bill The House passed legislation Tuesday to provide humanitarian assistance for migrants at the southern border despite the White House having threatened to veto it....
08:17, 06/26/2019

6 Major Climate Change Rules the Trump Administration Is Reversing The Trump administration is trying to roll back more than 80 environmental rules; half involve climate change. Here are some of the biggest climate-related ones....
00:51, 08/30/2019

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has put forward to allow health care providers to deny services to them....
21:17, 05/24/2019

Major Climate Change Rules the Trump Administration Is Reversing The Trump administration is trying to roll back more than 80 environmental rules; half involve climate change. Here are some of the biggest climate-related ones....
03:51, 08/30/2019

Trump Endorses an Aspiring Libyan Strongman, Reversing Policy The United States had condemned the Libyan militia leader Khalifa Hifter for trying to depose a U.N.-backed government. Now President Trump has backed him....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Disaster aid bill again blocked in House by GOP conservative WASHINGTON (AP) — A second conservative Republican on Tuesday blocked another attempt to pass a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill, delaying again a top priority for some of President Donald Trump’s most loyal allies on Capitol Hill. Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky said that if Democrat...
01:34, 05/29/2019

House Panel Advances Robocall Bill Phone carriers under the legislation would be required to use technology to prevent the misleading modification of caller ID information, or spoofing. The Senate passed a similar bill in May....
13:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. House passes $4.5 billion border aid bill The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including new standards for migrants in custody following reports of poor conditions facing young children at overcrowded facilities....
06:17, 06/26/2019

Biden says ‘times have changed’ in reversing support for ban on public money for abortions Joe Biden, the current front-runner in the Democratic presidential primary, said he supports repealing the Hyde Amendment a day after his campaign said he supported it....
04:17, 06/07/2019

House approves $17.2B disaster aid bill for Puerto Rico The House on Friday passed a $17.2 billion disaster relief bill to help rebuild in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, over objections from President Donald Trump....
01:51, 05/11/2019

Bill de Blasio could lose his job over White House bid if he’s not careful Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential dreams had better not make him too neglectful of his day job -- or he could lose it, under a never-used clause in the city charter....
00:51, 05/19/2019

The Latest: House approves $4.5 billion bill to aid migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on funding to aid migrant families detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 8 p.m. Democrats have whisked a $4.5 billion bill through the House aimed at improving conditions for thousands of families and other migrants whose sheer numbers have ov...
05:17, 06/26/2019

House expected to try again on disaster bill stalled by lone GOP rep The House on Tuesday is expected to try again to move a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, days after it was unexpectedly stalled by a lone Republican congressman....
19:00, 05/28/2019

Early version of U.S. House bill seeks to bar F-35 from Turkey A U.S. House of Representatives committee on Tuesday released an early version of a spending bill that seeks to prevent the shipment of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey, as U.S. officials press Turkey not to buy a Russian S-400 air defense system....
00:51, 05/15/2019

U.S. House Democrats introduce bill to fund government until Nov. 21 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a stopgap government funding bill on Wednesday that would maintain current spending levels until Nov. 21 and avoid a government shutdown when funding expires at the end of this month....
11:17, 09/19/2019

House bill targets illicit use of Pentagon networks Bipartisan legislation introduced Tuesday in the House seeks to stop the use of Department of Defense computer networks for sharing child pornography....
23:51, 07/02/2019

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other companies to offer retirement plans. The bipartisan bill, approved 417-3, also makes it easier for workers to transfer retirement plans when they chan...
20:51, 05/23/2019

House set to approve sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House are poised to approve sweeping anti-discrimination legislation that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Dubbed the Equality Act, the bill is a top priority of House...
06:34, 05/17/2019

House Approves Debt-Ceiling Bill Despite GOP Dissent The House passed a two-year spending agreement that also lifts the government’s borrowing limit, advancing the compromise over the concerns of many conservatives who had urged President Trump to reject it....
14:00, 07/26/2019

A Bipartisan Bill That Could End Our Robocall Hell Just Passed the House 429-3 Two Republicans and one independent were the only holdouts Wednesday as the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act by a nearly unanimous vote.Read more......
01:34, 07/25/2019

Senate passes border aid bill, sends it to House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump over the funds and how they should be spent....
08:00, 06/27/2019

House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON-- Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The protections would extend to employment, housing, loan applications,...
21:34, 05/17/2019

House Democrats push through $4.5B emergency border aid bill House Democrats on Tuesday pushed through a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package after a small revolt by the progressive wing of the party threatened to torpedo the legislation. After last-minute changes to the bill to gain support from left-leaning Democrats, the bill passed along party lines ...
07:34, 06/26/2019

House scheduled to pass 9/11 health bill on Friday WASHINGTON – The 9/11 first responders health bill will get a full House vote Friday – and is expected to pass overwhelmingly. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) announced the scheduled vote Tuesday via tweet. “The heroes who ran into harm’s way that day deserve swift action,” he ...
04:51, 07/10/2019

LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill passes House The House passed a bill Friday, 236-173, extending federal anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans.The Equality Act, sponsored by Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in housing, employment, credit, and federally fund...
19:34, 05/17/2019

Disaster aid bill worth $19.1 billion blocked again in House The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday failed again to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump after a Republican lawmaker objected to the measure....
21:00, 05/28/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill over Trump opposition WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases. Democrats controlling the chamber are trying to dislodge the legislation from a Senate logjam over aid to hu...
19:34, 05/10/2019

House overcomes GOP objections and clears disaster bill House Democrats finally managed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure on to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it. The 354-58 vote came after Republican conservatives blocked the bill from advancing on three separate occasions while lawmakers were awa...
01:17, 06/04/2019

The House Passed a Bill That Would Protect Millions of Immigrants On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a hopeful but likely doomed bill that would offer more than 2 million undocumented migrants a path to permanent residency, despite the fact that it stands almost no chance of making it through the Senate....
03:00, 06/05/2019

House to vote on stopgap bill to avert shutdown The House will return to Washington next week with plans to swiftly pass a bill to keep the government open past Sept. 30, marking the first step to avert yet another shutdown.The House will take up the stopgap funding measure the second week they return from the August recess, Majority Leader Steny...
03:34, 09/06/2019

US House Committee To Hear Bill Proposing DC Statehood WASHINGTON (AP) — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, D.C., be recognized as the nation’s 51st state. WTOP-FM reports District Mayor Muriel Bowser and Democratic Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton on Thursday announced...
16:00, 05/31/2019

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move for the black community after the party sidestepped the debate for decades. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told reporters that Democrats plan to vo...
18:51, 06/19/2019

Angus Taylor won't rule out reversing nuclear energy ban if business case stacks up Energy minister dodges questions about how Australia will meet its Paris emission reduction targetsThe energy minister, Angus Taylor, has not ruled out the Morrison government reversing the nuclear energy ban, if a “clear business case” showed the economics were sound as he dodged questions about ho...
14:17, 06/12/2019

House passes bill to thwart 2020 ballot box hacking U.S. states would get $600 million in federal grants to secure voting machines from cyber attacks under legislation passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday, with the money to be spent quickly so that upgraded equipment is in place by the Nov. 3, 2020 national elections....
06:00, 06/28/2019

House Passes Bipartisan Budget Bill With Trump Support (WASHINGTON) — Observing a rare cease-fire in their battles with President Donald Trump, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday easily passed bipartisan debt and budget legislation to permit the Treasury to issue bonds to pay the government’s bills and lock in place recent budget ga...
08:17, 07/26/2019

Senate OKs $19.1 billion disaster relief bill, sends to House The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, but without the extra funds to address a migrant surge at the border that President Donald Trump had requested....
23:17, 05/23/2019

House passes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-controlled House on Thursday passed legislation raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, ​but it’s not expected to find any support in the GOP-majority Senate. ​Approval by a 231-199 vote came after Democratic moderates and liberals ​worked out a compromise to increase it to $15 f...
21:17, 07/18/2019

House sends long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
09:00, 06/04/2019

House clears border aid bill after Pelosi bows to McConnell The House cleared a $4.6 billion emergency aid package Thursday to address the humanitarian crisis at the southern border, sending the bill to President Donald Trump for his signature after Speaker Nancy Pelosi bowed to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.The 305-102 vote in favor of the legislat...
01:34, 06/28/2019

House backs Paris agreement in first climate bill in a decade The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed its first climate-change bill in a decade, voting 231-190 to require that Trump administration keep the United States as a party to the Paris Climate Agreement....
23:34, 05/02/2019

House approves bipartisan budget and debt ceiling bill The Democratic-led House of Representatives passed the bipartisan budget and debt ceiling bill Thursday in a vote of 284 to 149. The legislation will stretch the debt ceiling limit through July 2021 – after the presidential election – and increases spending on both the military and domes...
02:00, 07/26/2019

House yields, sends Senate border bill to Trump The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border. (June 27)        ...
01:34, 06/28/2019

US Senate Passes $4.6 Billion Border Aid Bill, Sends It To House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump......
02:00, 06/27/2019

White House threatens to veto aid bill for migrant families WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House veto threat is raising fresh questions about the fate of a House bill that would provide $4.5 billion to improve the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the U.S. southern border. In a letter to lawmakers Monday, the White House says the measure would...
10:51, 06/25/2019

Republican House member introduces bill to boost U.S. 5G presence A Republican lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation to boost the presence of U.S. firms in global industry standards bodies to combat China's rising influence in next-generation 5G cellular network technology....
01:00, 07/16/2019

House panel will hold hearing on bill proposing statehood for DC WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, DC, be recognized as the nation’s 51st state. WTOP-FM reports District Mayor Muriel Bowser and Democratic Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton on Thursday announced the July...
18:34, 05/31/2019

Senate passes $4.6B emergency bill for border, at odds with House The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill authorizing $4.6 billion in emergency spending for humanitarian aid at the southern border, setting up a fight with the House, which approved a version that puts sharp restrictions on the Trump administration. President Trump backs the Senate measure. Senate Rep...
00:00, 06/27/2019

House approves $19.1B disaster aid bill blocked three times by Republicans The House of Representatives approved a $19.1 disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure to President Trump after conservative Republican lawmakers had blocked three separate attempts to pass the bill by a voice vote last week....
04:51, 06/04/2019

Texas House Oks school safety bill after mass shooting AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A bill that would “harden” Texas campuses with increased security and a boost in student mental health resources has cleared a key hurdle in the Legislature a year after a mass shooting at a local high school killed eight students and two substitute teachers. The Tex...
00:34, 05/22/2019

Bipartisan retirement bill clears House, moves closer to becoming law The Secure Act will head to the Senate, where a similar bill awaits committee action. Differences in the two bills would need to be worked out before legislation could be finalized and sent to President Trump for his signature....
18:00, 05/23/2019

Nancy Pelosi says House will pass $4.6B Senate border aid bill House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said House Democrats would accept a Senate border funding bill to get humanitarian aid to migrant children quickly, even though it would provide fewer protections for the children....
00:17, 06/28/2019

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to try again early next month....
18:51, 05/24/2019

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas classrooms in an attempt to overhaul the state’s troubled school finance system. The plan approved on Saturday seeks to increase annual per-s...
09:51, 05/26/2019

U.S. House passes border aid bill, Trump vows veto The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including new standards for migrants in custody following reports of poor conditions facing young children at overcrowded facilities....
06:17, 06/26/2019

U.S. House committee rejects low-yield nukes in defense bill The House Armed Services Committee rejected two Republican amendments in defense appropriations for additional funding and deployment of low-yield nuclear warheads....
19:00, 06/13/2019

Dems push bill on Obamacare, drug prices toward House OK WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are pushing legislation buttressing the 2010 health care law and curbing prescription drug prices toward House passage. The bill seems to have been engineered with next year’s elections in mind. It has no chance of surviving in the Senate or getting President Donald...
23:51, 05/16/2019

North Carolina ‘bathroom bill’ sponsor bidding for US House RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina legislator best known as the architect of the state’s so-called bathroom bill three years ago is racking up contributions and endorsements as he runs in the repeat of a congressional race marred by a ballot fraud scandal. State Sen. Dan Bishop of Charlotte...
16:17, 05/11/2019

AOC one of few to vote ‘no’ as House passes bill opposing Israel boycott WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution to oppose the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions movement during a Tuesday night vote — but Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez voted nay. A bipartisan group of 398 lawmakers voted for the legislation, whil...
07:51, 07/24/2019

Alabama House approves ‘born alive’ abortion bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives has approved legislation to put doctors in prison if they don’t try to save babies “born alive” after an attempted abortion. Representatives voted 66-18 for the bill Tuesday. The bill now moves to the Senate The bill by R...
11:00, 05/22/2019

Brexit: House of Lords approves bill to block no deal The UK House of Lords has approved a bill that aims to block the possibility of a no deal Brexit happening in October. The bill is expected to pass into law on Monday....
20:34, 09/06/2019

House passes bipartisan bill to stop illegal robocalls The House has just passed a bipartisan bill created to put a stop to all the annoying and disruptive robocalls you get. Introduced by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden, the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act......
08:34, 07/25/2019

House GOP education bill moving forward as teachers protest CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Despite teacher protests, Republicans in the West Virginia House of Delegates have advanced their wide-ranging education proposal to allow the state’s first charter schools. Lawmakers in the GOP-controlled chamber on Monday moved the bill forward in its legislative pro...
02:51, 06/18/2019

Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls The US Senate has shown bipartisan support for a bill to crack down on robocalls, and now it's the House's turn. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden have introduced a bipartisan Stopping Bad Robocalls A......
00:51, 06/21/2019

House lawmakers unveil bipartisan anti-robocall bill Democrats and Republicans aim to outlaw a wider array of robocall practices adopted by fraudsters and legitimate businesses alike while empowering the government to issue tougher penalties against callers who violate the law....
00:51, 06/21/2019

Senate rejects House-backed version of border aid bill The U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected a bill approved a day earlier by the House of Representatives that would have provided $4.5 billion to address a surge in migration at the U.S. border with Mexico, while setting new standards for the care of migrants taken into custody....
21:17, 06/26/2019

House passes first-ever bill to outlaw LGBT-based discrimination For the first time ever, the U.S. House passed a bill Friday that bars discrimination against persons in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community -- although the proposal faces an uphill battle in the Senate....
22:17, 05/17/2019

House passes bill to extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund WASHINGTON — The House passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill to permanently fund cash payments for first responders, their families and others who were sickened at Ground Zero. The House voted 402-12 to advance legislation named after three 9/11 first responders who died from cancer-related ...
01:34, 07/13/2019

House poised to pass immigration bill that would protect ‘dreamers’ The American Dream and Promise Act of 2019 would grant “dreamers” 10 years of legal residence status and offer them a path to citizenship if they meet certain requirements. It stands little chance of being taken up by the Senate....
23:51, 06/04/2019

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate....
23:17, 07/12/2019

Joe Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan, paid for by reversing Trump corporate tax cuts Biden would push for net-zero emissions by 2050, reenter the Paris climate accords and ban new oil and gas permits on public lands and waters, among other initiatives....
15:34, 06/04/2019

Exclusive: Lotus Midstream mulls reversing West Texas to Cushing pipeline - sources Pipeline operator Lotus Midstream LLC may reverse flows on a line now sending crude from West Texas to Cushing, Oklahoma, the main hub for pricing U.S. crude futures, three people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, an unusual move that could lift U.S. benchmark prices by draining supplies....
22:00, 08/20/2019

Google to Provide Huawei Software and Security Updates For 90 Days, Reversing Earlier Decision Google will continue to work with Huawei for the next 90 days, effectively reversing its decision over the weekend to completely cut business ties with the Chinese tech giant in the wake of an American ban.Read more......
15:17, 05/21/2019

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate....
04:00, 07/19/2019

In victory for Trump, U.S. House Democrats back down on border aid bill demands Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives backed down to President Donald Trump and passed a $4.6 billion aid package to address a migrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border without the additional protections for migrant children that liberals had sought....
03:51, 06/28/2019

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new standard....
03:00, 07/19/2019

House Democrats introduce a bill to tighten airport security stings The bill would establish standards for TSA’s covert testing, and require TSA to track and report its progress in resolving security vulnerabilities identified through these covert tests....
19:00, 06/26/2019

Dem-led House passes $4.5B bill to aid migrants at border, setting up showdown with GOP-led Senate The House approved a $4.5 billion supplemental spending bill on Tuesday night to address humanitarian issues at the U.S.-Mexico border and to provide additional funding for food, water, medical services and stronger protections for unaccompanied children, among other things -- setting up a showdown ...
06:34, 06/26/2019

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "Regulation Best Interest."...
05:17, 06/27/2019

U.S. House passes debt limit and spending bill, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved bipartisan legislation to increase federal spending over the next two years on discretionary defense and non-defense programs and to suspend the limit on government borrowing through July 2021....
00:34, 07/26/2019

Austrian lower house backs bill banning all uses of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament on Tuesday approved a bill banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, amid concerns that the chemical can cause cancer....
19:34, 07/02/2019

Missouri House expected to pass bill outlawing abortions at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy and the state’s GOP governor is likely to sign it. The GOP-led House is set to debate the sweeping abortion bill Friday in the final hours of the 2019 session. Th...
11:34, 05/17/2019

House passes bill offering 2 million migrants a chance at citizenship Measure to protect Dreamers and others stands little chance of passing but highlights Democrats’ push for immigration reformDemocrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House on Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migra...
05:51, 06/05/2019

House Democrats introduce climate-focused infrastructure bill with $33B for renewables House Democrats in the energy committee released an infrastructure bill on Wednesday focused on combating climate change that would dedicate tens of billions of dollars to renewable energy and energy efficiency....
02:17, 05/16/2019

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers. The bill would guarantee that undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children would not be deported. Democrats voted unanimously for the bill and seven republicans voted in favor of this legislation...
12:17, 06/06/2019

House Passes LGBTQ Civil Rights Bill in Historic Vote The House of Representatives passed a sweeping LGBTQ protection bill on Friday, thanks to support from most congressional Democrats and nearly total opposition from House Republicans....
03:17, 05/18/2019

House Approves Short-Term Spending Bill That Would Stave Off Shutdown The bill, which the Senate is also expected to pass before funding lapses on Oct. 1, would extend funding for all federal government departments and agencies through Nov. 21....
00:34, 09/20/2019

House passes Senate border aid bill, sends to Trump for signature The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature after Democrats abandoned efforts to add additional migrant protections....
06:00, 06/28/2019

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber approved the bill by a party-line vote of 225-184. Only one Republican -- Rep. Brian Mast of Florida -- vo......
04:34, 06/28/2019

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now an effort to force changes in the treatment of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, Democratic Representative Henry Cuellar said on Thursday....
03:51, 06/28/2019

Trump pledges veto of House defense bill, wants more military spending U.S. President Donald Trump's administration said on Tuesday he would veto a $733 billion defense bill being considered by the House of Representatives, saying it provides less money than he wants for the military and disagreeing with some of its policy provisions....
01:00, 07/10/2019

U.S. House approves stopgap funding bill to avoid government shutdown The U.S. House of Representatives approved a stopgap government funding bill on Thursday that would avoid a government shutdown by maintaining current spending levels through Nov. 21....
01:34, 09/20/2019

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Raising the minimum wage to $15 could cost 1.3 million jobs, according to an estimate by the Congressional Budget Office.       ...
23:00, 07/18/2019

U.S. House passes Trump-backed spending and debt limit bill The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation touted by President Donald Trump that would accelerate rising federal budget deficits and suspend limits on Washington's borrowing powers over the next two years....
00:34, 07/26/2019

Space Force back in House version of defense policy bill Democrats and Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee have agreed on a slimmed-down version of President Trump's Space Force and plan to add their version of the proposed sixth branch of the military to the National Defense Authorization Act this week....
22:34, 06/10/2019

U.S. House passes $733 bln defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wall on the border with Mexico....
20:34, 07/12/2019

House approves bill to avoid shutdown — but wall fight looms The House on Thursday easily passed a stopgap spending measure to avert a shutdown at month’s end. But the hard part is just beginning. Democratic and Republican leaders will spend the next two months attempting to forge a lasting deal to fund the government involving all of the same political land...
11:35, 09/20/2019

U.S. House passes $4.5B emergency funding bill for migrant care crisis It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package....
08:34, 06/26/2019

Disaster bill clears U.S. House amid feud over Puerto Rico aid The U.S. House of Representatives approved a multibillion-dollar disaster relief bill on Friday, continuing a quarrel with President Donald Trump and other Republicans who oppose providing more aid to Puerto Rico....
00:00, 05/11/2019

$19 billion disaster bill once again blocked in House by a lone Republican lawmaker The House failed for the third time to approve a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after another GOP congressman dissented – delaying the passage of the bill until next week....
00:34, 05/31/2019

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states and territories....
23:51, 05/30/2019

Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from early retirement....
02:00, 05/30/2019

Slavery reparations bill debated in US House hearing – video highlights The actor Danny Glover, writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and Senator Cory Booker were among the witness at a congressional hearing on the original sin of the US – the enslavement of 4 million Africans and their descendants – and what can be done to atone for it via reparations‘Stain of slavery’: Congress deb...
00:51, 06/20/2019

House fails to pass $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after GOP lawmaker objects WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — For the second time in less than a week, the House on Tuesday failed to pass the Senate-passed $19 billion bill providing disaster aid funding to parts of the United States hit by hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes and wildfires after a Republican lawmaker objected. Rep. Thoma...
23:34, 05/28/2019

Part cow, part… bacterium? Biotech company makes heifer of gene-editing blunder Enlarge / A Holstein calf, which has not been gene-edited. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) A Minnesota-based gene-editing company is left red in the face after it took on bull genetics—and got slammed. The company, Recombinetics, set out years ago to genetically engineer Holstein dairy cattle to come ...
15:17, 09/01/2019

Virtual reality start-ups offer a VR experience that's part movie theater, part theme park Dreamscape Immersive -- backed by Hollywood's biggest players including IMAX, AMC, Fox and Warner Bros. -- is opening up its first permanent location this weekend in one of Los Angeles' biggest malls,...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Review: The $1,299 RadRunner is part cargo e-bike, part moped, and all fun “Life is about the journey, not the destination.” So said someone who clearly never tried to get around Manhattan during rush hour. There are myriad ways to navigate this city, but they’re rarely enjoyable. Like most New Yorkers, I don’t own a car. I’m lucky to work from home, but I go to meetings a...
08:17, 08/30/2019

House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say WASHINGTON (AP) — House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say....
22:17, 06/27/2019

Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, delivering a resounding victory to the government in its quest to restore public finances to health....
02:51, 07/11/2019

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare The House of Representatives approved a three-part bill Thursday to lower prescription drug prices, along with measures to reverse Trump administration regulatory changes to Obamacare that Democrats view as sabotage. The final vote was 234-183....
12:17, 05/17/2019

With Insurance Bill Passage, House Democrats Begin Health Care Blitz The House on Thursday passed legislation to roll back waivers on the coverage mandates under the Affordable Care Act, the first of a dozen health care bills coming....
01:34, 05/10/2019

First-time homebuyers could snag lower costs for FHA loans under House-passed bill The Housing Financial Literacy Act would provide a discount on upfront mortgage insurance if the borrower goes through financial literacy counseling....
18:00, 07/18/2019

Senate unveils record-setting defense bill, laying down challenge for House The bill would ban the transfer of F-35s to Turkey so long as it continues to buy air defense systems from Russia, but is silent on Saudi Arabia’s Yemen campaign — and replenishes funding Trump diverted to pay for the border wall....
22:51, 05/23/2019

House passes $19 billion disaster relief bill after delays, sending it to Trump Trump, who objected to past disaster relief efforts over funding allotted for the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, said he would support the plan passed Monday....
05:17, 06/04/2019

Trump threatens veto of House defense bill over spending levels, wall U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday threatened he would veto a massive defense bill being considered by the House of Representatives, saying it provides less money than he wants for the military and disagreeing with some of its policy provisions....
06:17, 07/10/2019

Ohio House expected to pass bill to save nuclear power plants Ohio's Republican-controlled House of Representatives will likely pass a bill on Tuesday to create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors, according to analysts and those watching the legislation....
17:17, 07/23/2019

U.S. House passes $733-billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733-billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wall on the border with Mexico....
02:00, 07/13/2019

Missouri House Sends to Governor Bill Banning Abortion After 8 Weeks of Pregnancy Missouri’s governor got just what he asked for: The state’s House members on Friday passed and sent to him for his signature a bill that would become probably the second-most restrictive abortion law in the nation, banning the procedure after eight weeks of pregnancy, with no exceptions for rape or ...
08:51, 05/18/2019

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retirement and provide some financial support for a couple of ailing coal plants....
00:17, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 3-Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from early retirement. The bill would also allow solar generation to qualify for clean air credits, sets a cap to prevent windfa...
03:34, 05/30/2019

House passes short-term funding bill to avoid government shutdown WASHINGTON — The House passed legislation Thursday to avoid another government shutdown by extending federal funding through Nov. 21. The short-term budget bill known as a continuing resolution netted bipartisan support with a 301-123 vote. The bill now heads to the Senate. “It is critical that we a...
00:34, 09/20/2019

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this afternoon in the House, as the Rules Committee meets to begin sorting out the 600-plus amendments for consideration by the full House....
17:00, 07/09/2019

House Republican says Democrats stalling on immigration bill after Trump's delayed ICE raids Rep. Greg Steube R-Fla., said Sunday that House Democrats are unlikely to work with President Trump on immigration and won't meet the Trump's deadline to solve the crisis on the Mexico border....
23:51, 06/23/2019

Senate passes $4.6 billion bill for border crisis, but key differences with House remain A photo of a father and his young daughter dead in the Rio Grande sparked urgency on Capitol Hill, but the legislation threatened to get hung up in disputes over restrictions on how the money can be spent....
05:00, 06/27/2019

House passes short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to temporarily extend funding for the federal government and avert a shutdown at the end of the month....
06:00, 09/20/2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio becomes 24th Democrat to seek White House New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio entered the crowded 2020 presidential race on Thursday, arguing that his record of progressive accomplishments in the country's biggest city positioned him as the perfect foil to President Donald Trump....
21:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. bill raising debt ceiling for farm bankruptcies heads to White House With farm bankruptcies rising and agricultural debt loads soaring, the U.S. Senate has passed a bill that will make it easier for more farmers with larger amounts of debt to file for bankruptcy protection....
03:51, 08/03/2019

House passes bill to avoid a government shutdown for two months, sends it to Senate The measure to keep the government running through Nov. 21 now heads to the Senate, where McConnell has signaled he will back a temporary spending plan....
08:19, 09/20/2019

Sports Direct faces £605m tax bill and 'terminal' problems at House of Fraser Sports Direct says it is facing a €674m (£605m) tax demand from Belgian authorities - as boss Mike Ashley warned that problems at House of Fraser were "terminal"....
22:51, 07/26/2019

House approval of border bill triggers Democratic progressive-moderate split ‘The Squad’ accuses party leaders of caving to White HouseAmash: Pelosi making mistake on impeachmentCongressional approval for funds for the Trump administration to spend at the southern border has triggered open warfare between a “squad” of high-profile progressive House Democrats and party leader...
23:00, 07/07/2019

NYC's Bill De Blasio announces 2020 White House run, joining crowded field New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on YouTube Thursday morning that he will seek the Democrat nomination for president in 2020, saying President Trump "must be stopped."...
13:17, 05/16/2019

House Passes Short Term Spending Bill to Postpone Possible Government Shutdown (WASHINGTON) — The House has passed a short-term ending bill to prevent a federal shutdown when the budget year ends Sept. 30. The bipartisan measure, approved by a 301-123 vote, would give lawmakers until the Thanksgiving break to negotiate and pass $1.4 trillion worth of annual agency spendi...
19:00, 09/20/2019

US House Passes $733 Billion Defense Policy Bill As Trump Threatens Veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his......
21:51, 07/12/2019

Tensions flare over Pelosi’s comments about four House Democratic women and border bill The speaker faced criticism from some of the four first-term lawmakers as the animosity over the emergency aid package lingered in the Democratic caucus....
21:34, 07/07/2019

House panel unanimously passes 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming WASHINGTON — The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on Wednesday. The move comes a day after former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed members of a Judiciary subcommittee, as only Judiciary Committee Chairm...
22:00, 06/12/2019

House passes tribal casino bill one week after Trump urged GOP to oppose it The president had urged Republicans to vote against the measure, which is opposed by a key White House ally. Nearly four-dozen Republicans crossed party lines to join Democrats in backing it....
01:00, 05/16/2019

Part sci-fi thriller, part crime drama, Don’t Let Go is an understated gem A grieving police detective receives a mysterious call from the past in Don't Let Go from Blumhouse Productions. A cell phone connection serves as a link between the past and present for a police detective and his dead niece in Don't Let Go, a new supernatural thriller from Blumhouse Productions t...
05:51, 09/01/2019

House Republican holds up $19 billion disaster relief bill expected to pass unanimously Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, has objected to a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill that was expected to pass unanimously Friday. The bill is likely to next be considered when lawmakers return June 3....
17:34, 05/24/2019

House Democrats rush to pass border aid bill before July 4, Trump vows veto U.S. House Democrats said they plan to pass a $4.5 billion aid package aimed at addressing the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border later on Tuesday, citing an urgency to act following reports of poor conditions facing young children at overcrowded facilities....
00:00, 06/26/2019

House Robocall Bill Now Favors Criminal Charges for Offenders, May Target Debt Collectors Soon On Tuesday, members of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee unanimously approved several amendments to a popular House anti-robocall bill aimed at putting the screws to those annoying robotic annoyances that have caused millions of Americans to simply stop answering their phones.Read more....
01:34, 06/26/2019

House Democrats pass bill directing Trump to stay in Paris climate deal Only a few Republicans crossed party lines to vote for the measure, which Mitch McConnell said will ‘go nowhere’ Democrats on Thursday passed their first significant climate change legislation since gaining control of the House of Representatives this year, directing Donald Trump to remain in the la...
22:34, 05/02/2019

House passes bill giving 'Dreamers' path to citizenship, despite Trump veto threat Despite a veto threat from President Trump, House Democrats on Tuesday passed a bill that would provide a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 2 million undocumented immigrants....
07:00, 06/05/2019

New House bill includes no extra allowance for NASA, threatening 2024 Moon program NASA wants to go back to the Moon. That was true even before Donald Trump won the presidency, but a mandate by the administration to make a crewed Moon mission a reality “within five years” dramatically shortened the space agency’s timeline. Now, with the fuse lit, NASA is doing ev...
12:00, 09/20/2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio to announce 2020 White House bid on Thursday: source New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who was widely known to be mulling a White House run, will announce on Thursday that he is officially entering the 2020 race, a source familiar with the situation told Fox News....
05:34, 05/16/2019

House Passes $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill Despite Trump Opposition to Funding for Puerto Rico (WASHINGTON) — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases, as Democrats try to dislodge the legislation from a Senate logjam over aid to hurricane-slammed Pue...
22:00, 05/10/2019

House panel backs election security bill in aftermath of 2016 Russian interference The chamber is expected to act next week on the legislation that would mandate paper ballots and provide millions of dollars to update voting equipment....
00:00, 06/22/2019

House panel advances bill to boost September 11th Victims Compensation Fund A House panel passed a bill Wednesday to authorize additional funding for the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund until 2090, one day after comedian Jon Stewart sharply criticized members of Congress for not attending a subcommittee hearing on the issue and gave an emotional plea to extend the ...
19:34, 06/12/2019

Pelosi says she'll 'reluctantly' allow border bill to pass House amid Democratic anger – live Sopeajer says House will pass Senate border funding bill but Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says ‘hell no’ – follow the latest live Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.15pm BST Democrats on the left in the House – more than 70 of them (the Democrats currently hold a 235-198 majority) –...
22:34, 06/27/2019

U.S. border agency acting head leaving as House passes migrant aid funding bill The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency said on Tuesday its acting commissioner is resigning as House Democrats passed a $4.5 billion funding package to ease a migrant surge that has subjected children detained at U.S-Mexico border to overcrowded conditions....
06:17, 06/26/2019

Pelosi caves on House border bill, backs Senate version Trump supports The Democratic-controlled House will send President Donald Trump a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-drafted measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border. The bill passed on a bipartisan 305-to-102 vote that capped a Washington skirmish in which die-hard House liberals came out ...
01:34, 06/28/2019

House to vote on new border bill amid outcry over conditions at migrant detention centers “Legislation is necessary,” Pelosi said in a letter to House Democrats, pointing to limits on the Trump administration that were left out of the recent emergency spending bill....
05:17, 07/09/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi backs bill aimed at protecting Hong Kong rights U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a longtime critic of China's human rights record, on Wednesday threw her influence behind bipartisan legislation to require the Trump administration to certify Beijing is maintaining its special treatment of Hong Kong....
18:51, 06/19/2019

House Passes an Emergency Funding Bill to Care for Migrant Families Detained After Crossing the Border (WASHINGTON) — It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico ...
07:34, 06/26/2019

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' sponsor wins Republican nod for rerun of 2018 U.S. House race A state senator who was a leading sponsor of North Carolina's much-maligned "bathroom bill" won a decisive victory on Tuesday in a special primary to choose the Republican nominee for a rerun of a 2018 congressional race marred by election fraud....
07:17, 05/15/2019

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' sponsor wins Republican nod for rerun of 2018 House race A state senator who was a leading sponsor of North Carolina's much-maligned "bathroom bill" was headed for victory on Tuesday in a special primary to choose the Republican nominee for a rerun of a 2018 congressional race marred by election fraud....
04:51, 05/15/2019

Senate wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to include an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from government drug plans....
18:51, 07/25/2019

House Democrats reject Trump budget cuts, roll out $46.4B energy and climate spending bill House appropriators on Tuesday sought to increase funding to combat global warming, releasing a fiscal year 2020 energy and water spending bill that rejects President's Trump's proposed budget cuts....
22:34, 05/14/2019

Texas House passes bill allowing unlicensed handgun owners to carry in public during disaster The Texas House approved a measure that lets gun owners to carry their weapons in the open or concealed for a week after a government declaration of a disaster. The vote was 102-29. The next step will be a state Senate hearing....
01:51, 05/03/2019

Senate panel wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to revive an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from government drug plans....
17:17, 07/27/2019

Democrat-led House OKs $4.5 billion bill aiding migrants at southern border, tightening oversight of detained children WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat-led House OKs $4.5 billion bill aiding migrants at southern border, tightening oversight of detained children....
05:17, 06/26/2019

Liberals angry with Trump administration treatment of migrant children force House leaders to amend border bill House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) called a meeting Monday evening with members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus....
09:34, 06/25/2019

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20:17, 06/10/2019

Senate OKs bipartisan $4.6B border bill, fewer curbs on Trump immigration policies than House plan, next step unclear WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate OKs bipartisan $4.6B border bill, fewer curbs on Trump immigration policies than House plan, next step unclear....
22:00, 06/26/2019

California governor signs bill requiring Trump to release tax returns; White House vows legal fight California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation Tuesday requiring President Donald Trump to publicly release his tax returns before he can appear on the state's primary ballot in 2020....
01:17, 07/31/2019

Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer drug deaths Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the first time in nearly three decades....
11:34, 08/08/2019

Marathon all-night House Armed Services Committee markup session of defense policy bill resolves few partisan issues STILL AT IT AT 5 A.M.: The House Armed Services Committee markup of the National Defense Authorization Act began Wednesday morning and was still going strong at 5 a.m. this morning, with the most contentious issues resisting any bipartisan compromise in a marathon overnight session. The bill passed ...
21:51, 06/13/2019

Violence Makes Mexico an Unwelcoming Refuge As the Trump administration tries to get Mexico to declare itself a “safe third country” for Central American asylum seekers, some U.S.-bound Mexicans describe a country that isn’t safe....
20:00, 06/07/2019

The Chinese Christians finding God and religious refuge in Kenya In Nairobi, Chinese migrants are finding God as they integrate in highly Christian Kenya. But many don't realize that back home the atheist Communist Party is waging a war against religion...
02:51, 04/29/2019

Nicaragua crisis: One year in, more than 60,000 have fled, seeking refuge Doctors, journalists, students and farmers are among more than 60,000 Nicaraguans who have fled the country in fear of their lives since anti-Government demonstrations began last April, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said on Tuesday....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Spain, Venezuela trade barbs over refuge for activist CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Spain’s decision to harbor a prominent Venezuelan opposition activist is fueling tensions between both nations. Activist Leopoldo López took refuge at the Spanish ambassador’s home in the Venezuelan capital this week and spoke to reporters Thursday, urging peopl...
00:34, 05/04/2019

Christians seek refuge after deadly Burkina attacks Concerned about a rise in violence against Christians in Burkina Faso, Pastor Jacques Ouedraogo changed the time of his Sunday service as a precaution. He believes this is what saved his life....
23:00, 05/17/2019

Part-human, part-animal? Scientists may soon try to grow human organs in rodents Thanks to approval by the Japanese science ministry, scientists will experiment with stem cells to create human organs in rodents.        ...
08:51, 08/01/2019

Children Were Raped, Drugged In Washington's Renowned Refuge For Needy In the 1960s, first lady Jackie Kennedy, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., and Vice President Hubert Humphrey were just a few of the important figures to pay visits to Junior Village,......
20:00, 05/18/2019

Orphaned bear cub Aida finds refuge in Bosnian village In a mountain village in Bosnia, the Becars are making friends with a new addition to their family - an orphaned baby bear who fled nearby woods in search of food and shelter....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Tigress takes ‘day-long nap’ while seeking refuge from floods in man’s home A man in the flood-ravaged Assam state of India was stunned to find an intruder napping in his home. The purr-patrator? A weary tigress taking shelter from the storm. The big cat is believe to have wandered from the Kaziranga National Park, where 92 animals have already died from the monsoon. The Wi...
19:00, 07/19/2019

Venezuela lawmaker seeks refuge in Argentine embassy after colleague's arrest A Venezuelan opposition lawmaker sought refuge at the Argentine embassy in Caracas on Thursday, according to an Argentine foreign ministry source and a Reuters witness, after another top figure in the opposition-controlled legislature was arrested on Wednesday....
19:34, 05/09/2019

Viral: Florida Frogs Take Refuge From Hurricane Dorian In Wind Chimes As residents of Florida prepare for the looming storm, one man found a group of frogs taking refuge in his wind chimes ahead of Hurricane Dorian's arrival....
16:00, 09/06/2019

Venezuelan lawmakers seek refuge in embassies after crackdown on Guaido allies Two Venezuelan lawmakers sought refuge at foreign embassies in Caracas on Thursday, as the government of President Nicolas Maduro cracked down on allies of opposition leader Juan Guaido who supported his attempted uprising last week....
06:00, 05/10/2019

Argentines seek refuge in Chilean bonds amid electoral fears Argentine buyers are distancing themselves from volatile local markets in favor of Chilean bonds, attracted by the neighboring country’s low inflation rates and expanding economy....
04:17, 05/18/2019

Alaska lawsuit seeks to block Trump road deal through refuge Environmentalists on Wednesday filed a lawsuit challenging a new Trump Administration plan to build a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska....
10:00, 08/08/2019

Venezuela opposition politician seeks refuge in Argentina's Embassy in Caracas Richard Blanco is one of 10 National Assembly members charged with treason for supporting opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for a military revolt on April 30....
00:34, 05/10/2019

Second Venezuelan opposition lawmaker seeks refuge in Italian embassy: sources Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia entered the Italian embassy in Caracas on Thursday after a pro-government legislative body stripped him of parliamentary immunity, three sources close to the legislator said....
23:51, 05/09/2019

'A Latin American Brother-Country': Venezuelans Seek Refuge in Spain The number of Venezuelans in Spain has nearly doubled to 320,000 in four years, part of a growing exodus as their country slides further into poverty and authoritarian rule under President Nicolás Maduro....
22:00, 09/18/2019

India’s Widows, Abused at Home, Have Sought Refuge in This Holy City for Centuries Many of India’s castaway widows wind up in Vrindavan, where for hundreds of years they have begged to survive. But their lives have improved considerably of late, thanks to a government shelter....
09:34, 08/27/2019

Rig Owners Forecast Further Drilling Decline Drilling rig owners and others who lease equipment to U.S. energy producers are forecasting a slowdown in activity during the second half of the year....
10:51, 07/30/2019

U.S. Drilling Slowdown Triggers Oil Bankruptcy A slowdown in U.S. drilling activity is taking a toll on the oil patch as Weatherford International has become one of the biggest oil-and-gas bankruptcies in years....
01:51, 07/02/2019

Greenpeace steps up BP oil rig drilling protest Two more activists join protest on North Sea rig in Cromarty Firth as others appear in courtGreenpeace has escalated its protests against BP by putting two more activists on a North Sea rig in the Cromarty Firth, hours after the police removed other activists.The environmental campaign group said tw...
12:00, 06/14/2019

Lost Biblical City Where Philistines Gave Refuge to King David Found, Archaeologists Say Archaeologists digging in southern Israel near the modern city of Kiryat Gat claim to have found an ancient biblical city from the time of the legendary King David. The ancient Philistine city was discovered by researchers from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, the Israel Antiquities Authority and...
14:17, 07/11/2019

Trump tightens asylum rules, will make immigrants pay fees to seek humanitarian refuge The move is an attempt to address one of the most confounding aspects of the surge of Central American migrants — families seeking safe passage using long-standing protections....
09:51, 04/30/2019

Football is ‘refuge for those who have left everything’; UN initiative aims to bolster well-being of refugee, migrant children in Peru Sport brings people together “regardless of conditions or flags”, a senior United Nations official in Perú said on Tuesday referring to a new initiative launched over this past weekend to promote the well-being of children and youth in Lima’s refugee and migrant communities through football. ...
23:34, 08/27/2019

One-winged bald eagle’s snatching from Long Island refuge leads to hefty reward The abduction of an elderly one-winged bald eagle from a Long Island wildlife refuge last week has sparked a desperate search and prompted a $12,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the bird's captor....
17:00, 07/22/2019

EU penalizes Turkey over Cyprus offshore drilling Brussels is to impose punitive measures on Ankara over its offshore gas drilling activities near Cyprus. "Targeted measures" on transport and bank lending are part of the EU package....
11:51, 07/16/2019

Turkey draws EU ire over oil drilling off Cyprus' coast Turkey has sent a second ship to search for oil and natural gas in maritime waters that Cyprus claims as its own. The move is set to draw a sharp EU rebuke, though Cyprus has already acted against the first vessel....
01:00, 06/21/2019

China trade war could hurt domestic oil drilling One of the more unexpected effects of President Trump’s trade war with Beijing is that it might lead to rising prices for oil, not because tariffs are making oil imports more expensive but because they could make it more difficult to drill for oil in the U.S....
23:34, 07/05/2019

Turkey says EU sanctions won’t deter from drilling activity Turkey says the European Union’s approval of an initial set of sanctions against Ankara won’t deter it from pressing ahead with efforts to drill for hydrocarbons off the island of Cyprus...
10:51, 07/16/2019

Cyprus: EU to take tougher stance on Turkey over drilling NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ president says he believes the European Union will take a tougher line against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where the east Mediterranean island nation has exclusive economic rights. President Nicos Anastasiades said Tuesday he’s optimistic...
15:34, 06/18/2019

Mexico Spurns Private Oil-Drilling Partners Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador effectively rolled back key parts of a 2014 constitutional overhaul that ended a state oil-industry monopoly and let private firms find and pump oil for the first time in seven decades....
04:00, 07/18/2019

Pakistan ends offshore drilling after no gas, oil were found ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s ministry of petroleum says authorities are ending offshore drilling off the Karachi coast in the Arabian Sea after no reservoirs of oil or gas were found. The news was a setback for Pakistan, which had placed high hopes in the project discovering enough oil for its ...
15:34, 05/20/2019

More Greenpeace activists climb on BP drilling rig after arrests Greenpeace activists climbed back on a drilling rig on Friday to keep it from heading to a BP oilfield in the British North Sea, hours after police removed protesters who had boarded the vessel days earlier....
14:17, 06/14/2019

Feds revive proposal for new oil, gas drilling in California LOS ANGELES (AP) — The federal government wants to reopen over 1.7 million acres (690,000 hectacres) in California to oil and gas drilling that includes fracking on land that has been off-limits since environmentalists sued in 2013. The Bureau of Land Management issued final plans Thursday for oil a...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Greenpeace continues anti-drilling protest on BP North Sea oil rig Oil firm accused of hypocrisy by claiming it accepts Paris agreement while still drillingTwo more Greenpeace climate protesters have climbed onboard a North Sea oil rig the environmental campaign group has occupied since Sunday in a protest against increased drilling by BP.The two activists climbed ...
15:17, 06/11/2019

Turkey rejects claims it is drilling illegally for gas off Cyprus Ankara hits back at Greek and EU officials and vows to press ahead with offshore operationsTurkey has hit back at Greek and EU officials, denying claims it is acting illegally by drilling for gas in waters off Cyprus.The country’s foreign ministry criticised EU condemnation of its efforts to tap the...
13:00, 07/11/2019

EU ministers urge action over Turkey’s drilling off Cyprus European Union foreign ministers are urging the 28 member-bloc to immediately draw up a list of “appropriate measures” targeting Turkey over Ankara’s efforts to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights...
22:00, 06/18/2019

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled against workers on oil drilling platforms off California who argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping. The high court said Monday that federal law applies to the workers and doesn’t require the...
17:00, 06/10/2019

Turkey says EU funding cuts will not affect its drilling off Cyprus Turkey plans to send a fourth ship to waters off Cyprus to search for gas and oil despite European Union moves to curb contacts and funding for Ankara over the issue, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
15:00, 07/16/2019

EU stands by Cyprus in Turkey drilling dispute: Tusk European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday that the European Union stood behind Cyprus in a dispute with Turkey over offshore drilling operations....
19:34, 05/09/2019

Cyprus seeks EU backing to counter Turkey's gas drilling bid Cyprus says it will rally support from fellow European Union countries and others to counter Turkey's bid to drill in waters where the east Mediterranean island nation has exclusive economic rights....
15:00, 05/08/2019

Marvin Gearhart Applied Digital Technology to Oil Drilling Marvin Gearhart, a born tinkerer, pioneered digital tools used to probe the contents of oil wells. His Gearhart Industries boomed in the 1970s and early 1980s. Then crashing oil prices forced him to sell his firm....
22:00, 08/05/2019

Cyprus president criticizes UK minister over Turkey drilling Cyprus' president has criticized remarks by Britain's Foreign Office minister that cast doubt over the east Mediterranean island nation's offshore economic rights....
21:34, 05/14/2019

Trump easing offshore drilling safety rules The Trump administration moved Thursday to give oil and gas companies more flexibility to meet safety requirements imposed after the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon explosion. (May 2)        ...
08:51, 05/03/2019

EU threatens Turkey with sanctions over Cyprus drilling: draft The European Union is set to curb contacts and funding for Ankara in retaliation for what it calls Turkey's "illegal" drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus and stands ready to ramp up sanctions further, a draft statement seen by Reuters shows....
19:51, 07/11/2019

Turkey defiant in face of criticism over gas drilling off Cyprus Despite coming under fire from both the EU and the US, Turkey says it will press on with plans to drill for oil and gas off Cyprus. Arrest warrants have been issued for the crew of a Turkish drilling ship in the area....
19:51, 05/06/2019

Turkey slams southern EU nations on drilling bid off Cyprus ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has criticized the leaders of southern European Union nations for urging the EU to consider taking action against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights. The Turkish Foreign Ministry said Saturday that a declaration issu...
15:00, 06/15/2019

EU signals sanctions on Turkey over Cyprus drilling: draft The European Union will put on hold high-level talks with Ankara and negotiations on an air transport agreement, as well as freezing funding for Turkey next year, over "illegal" drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus, according to a draft statement seen by Reuters....
11:34, 07/11/2019

Trump Leery of ‘Very Bad Gang Members, Drug Dealers’ Entering US as Hurricane Dorian Evacuees Seek Refuge In the face of unspeakable tragedy, the president of the United States is supposed to serve as a source of both unwavering strength and empathy. Yet since his inauguration in 2017, Donald Trump has only proven himself to be heartless and loud at the most inappropriate times....
11:34, 09/11/2019

Trump Leery of 'Very Bad Gang Members, Drug Dealers' Entering U.S. as Hurricane Dorian Evacuees Seek Refuge In the face of unspeakable tragedy, the president of the United States is supposed to serve as a source of both unwavering strength and empathy. Yet since his inauguration in 2017, Donald Trump has only proven himself to be heartless and loud at the most inappropriate times....
20:18, 09/10/2019

Washington flooding: Drivers seek refuge on cars after nearly a month's worth of rain falls in one hour Emergency workers have responded to dozens of rescue calls and used boats to pluck people from flooded cars after nearly a month's worth of rain hit Washington DC in one hour....
16:34, 07/09/2019

Trump drilling leases could create more climate pollution than EU does in a year US has offered close to 378m acres of public lands and waters for oil and gas leasing since Trump took office through April 2019Donald Trump’s leases of public lands and waters for oil and gas drilling could lead to the production of more climate-warming pollution than the entire European Union cont...
09:00, 07/17/2019

U.S. urges Turkey to halt drilling operations off Cyprus coast The U.S. State Department on Tuesday urged Turkish authorities to halt energy drilling operations off the Cypriot coast in the Mediterranean, a day after Cyprus protested a Turkish ship dropping anchor there....
03:17, 07/10/2019

Turkey rejects Greek, EU claims that drilling off Cyprus illegitimate Turkey said on Wednesday it rejected Greek and European Union assertions that Turkish drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus was illegitimate, and said they showed the EU could not be an impartial mediator on the Cyprus problem....
12:34, 07/10/2019

'It's my homeland': how a Native lawmaker is defying Trump's drilling push Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public landsWhile she was campaigning for a seat in the US Congress last year, Deb Haaland went camping for four days. It was less a surprisingly timed vacation and more a return home.Her dest...
14:51, 05/15/2019

Greece says Turkey's drilling off Cyprus puts security at risk Greece accused Turkey of undermining security in the eastern Mediterranean by drilling for oil and gas around Cyprus, making some of the strongest comments on the issue from Athens' newly elected government....
01:51, 07/31/2019

Greece and Cyprus call on EU to punish Turkey in drilling dispute War of words as Turkish vessel begins offshore operations in eastern MediterraneanGreece and Cyprus have urged the European Union to take punitive measures against Turkey amid escalating tensions in the eastern Mediterranean over offshore energy reserves.As Ankara upped the ante by announcing it wou...
19:34, 06/18/2019

U.S. still processing Atlantic seismic permits despite drilling plan delay The U.S. Interior Department is still processing permit applications for companies to conduct seismic testing in the Atlantic - a precursor to drilling - despite shelving its plan to vastly expand offshore drilling, a spokeswoman said on Monday....
01:51, 04/30/2019

Across the U.S., drilling of deeper wells is ‘unsustainable,’ researchers say Researchers found groundwater wells are being drilled deeper in much of the country. They say going deeper for water is an "unsustainable stopgap."        ...
21:00, 07/24/2019

Trump relaxes Obama drilling rule prompted by BP oil spill The Trump administration released Thursday a final version of a rule relaxing Obama-era offshore oil and gas drilling safety rules established after BP’s 2010 Deepwater Horizon deadly spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the worst in U.S. history....
21:17, 05/02/2019

Greece, Cyprus pressure EU to act over Turkey gas drilling as Ankara digs in Cyprus and Greece heaped pressure on the EU on Tuesday to take action against Turkey over gas drilling in disputed waters, as Ankara said it would step up exploration in a move that could further strain ties with Western allies....
19:00, 06/18/2019

New Acland coalmine caught drilling illegally at 27 sites – and fined just $3,152 Exclusive: Queensland authorities believed penalty – a 20th of the maximum for a single infringement – would serve as a deterrentOne of Australia’s most contentious coalmines, New Acland, was caught drilling 27 illegal bores last year and fined $3,152 by the Queensland government, a figure an enviro...
00:51, 07/30/2019

Interior secretary, tribes meet amid drilling fight CHACO CANYON NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has met with tribal leaders who are supporting legislation to prevent drilling on land they consider sacred around Chaco Culture National Historical Park. The meeting Tuesday at the centuries-old site in north...
01:34, 05/29/2019

Turkey urges Greek Cypriots to accept oil drilling plan Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has urged the Greek Cypriot government to accept a cooperation plan on drilling. The discovery of gas in the eastern Mediterranean has complicated attempts to reunify the divided island....
18:00, 07/14/2019

'Why replace dolphins with oil drilling?': the battle for Greece's marine life From sperm whales to dolphins, marine mammals in the eastern Mediterranean face a lethal threat from oil and gas explorationBefore the giants of oil and gas joined the litany of threats facing Greek sperm whales, the plight of the world’s largest-toothed animal was little known.Like the Hellenic tre...
18:17, 06/07/2019

Three mass shootings this year began with a hateful screed on 8chan. Its founder calls it a terrorist refuge in plain sight. The suspected El Paso killer posted a racist manifesto to the anonymous extremist site. Now experts are worried that "targeted violence will become a meme itself."...
20:17, 08/04/2019

Stunning shots of Serengeti wildlife Discovery Channel’s new nature documentary series "Serengeti" takes viewers to the African region. See some of the stunning wildlife images.       ...
18:17, 07/29/2019

New Mexico Dems Are Fighting to Protect Sacred Tribal Land From Drilling On Tuesday night, the House passed an appropriations package that included funding for the Department of the Interior. The bill was never going to lead the nightly news, but for the Native population in New Mexico, its success in the House—though just the first step—is the most promising legislative...
21:00, 06/27/2019

Plan clears way for mining and drilling on land stripped from Utah monument Management plan for Grand Staircase-Escalante, downsized by Trump administration in 2017, criticized as ‘a giveaway to fossil fuel’A new US government plan had cleared the way for coal mining and oil and gas drilling on land stripped from Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante monument by the Trump admini...
03:34, 08/24/2019

Brazil's Petrobras pays $700 million to Vantage Drilling after court decision Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA said on Friday it had made a $700 million payment to oil services provider Vantage Drilling Company in a case involving a contract that it had terminated....
04:51, 06/22/2019

Interior Department to roll back offshore drilling safety rules The U.S. Interior Department announced the planned rollback of oil and gas drilling regulations that were enacted after the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon explosion, the worst offshore oil disaster in U.S. history....
08:51, 05/03/2019

Republican: I support Trump but not offshore oil drilling. It would hurt my state economy. Politicians and voters in both parties say offshore drilling would threaten Atlantic coast tourism and jobs. President Trump should respect our views.       ...
13:17, 06/24/2019

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19:51, 08/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Saipem draws up short list of partners for drilling business Italian oil services group Saipem has drawn up a short list of potential partners for its drilling business as it casts around for joint venture deals to help revive growth....
14:00, 07/25/2019

Santos cleared to start shale drilling in Australia's Northern Territory Santos Ltd has won the first approval from Australia's Northern Territory to resume shale drilling, nearly three years after the territory banned fracking amid concerns about the impact on water and indigenous sites....
09:51, 07/24/2019

Saudi TAQA drilling unit to buy Schlumberger's Middle East rigs Saudi Arabia’s Industrialization and Energy Services Company (TAQA) said on Sunday its drilling subsidiary, Arabian Drilling Company, has agreed to buy Schlumberger's Middle East onshore drilling rigs business in Kuwait, Oman, Iraq and Pakistan for $415 million....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Wilmer Font drilling Scott Kingery didn’t set off fireworks this time PHILADELPHIA — The last time bad blood simmered between the Phillies and Mets, they ended the April series tied atop the NL East. With both teams scuffling in their first series since then, Wilmer Font’s fastball up and in to Scott Kingery in the sixth inning of a two-run game Tuesday night didn’t s...
11:17, 06/26/2019

Putting a bird feeder in your garden really does help wildlife A long term study in the UK suggests that in urban areas, populations of birds that use bird feeders have increased while those of other species remain unchanged...
17:51, 05/21/2019

New Calif. freeway bridge to carry wildlife Hoping to fend off the extinction of mountain lions and other species that require room to roam, Calif. will build a mostly privately funded wildlife crossing over the 101 freeway.        ...
23:34, 08/20/2019

DeepMind uses AI to track Serengeti wildlife with photos DeepMind has joined the ranks of those using AI to save fragile wildlife populations, and it's doing that on a grand scale. The company is partnering with conservationists and ecologists on a project that uses machine learning to speedily detect and......
23:00, 08/08/2019

Wildlife flourishing at former weapons testing sites DENVER — From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife. An astonishing array of animals and habitats flourished on six obsolete weapons c...
01:51, 08/20/2019

Thirsty animals get help from state wildlife officials PHOENIX (AP) — Thirsty wildlife around Arizona are getting help from the state. The Arizona Game and Fish Department has hauled more than 1.5 million gallons (5,678 cubic meters) of water to 3,000 catchments around the state this year. Hot temperatures and a dry monsoon season are fueling the need. ...
21:34, 09/11/2019

Lupita Nyong’o on Narrating a Wildlife Documentary The Kenyan-Mexican actress spoke to The Times about why she agreed to narrate the American iteration of the show, her favorite destinations and a few of her best skin care tips....
12:17, 07/24/2019

Heathrow expansion would be disastrous for wildlife, campaigners say Noise and pollution would threaten thousands of animals in Richmond Park, group saysThe impact of thousands of newly routed flights over Richmond Park has been almost completely ignored in Heathrow airport’s environmental impact report on its plans for a third runway, campaigners have said.As the co...
03:00, 09/14/2019

Great Australian Bight: parties soften stance as voters protest over drilling With sitting Liberal MPs along coast under pressure from angry electorate, Coalition promises audit of regulator’s decision A last-ditch effort to win votes in key seats in South Australia and Victoria has prompted both major parties to make changes to their policies on oil drilling in the Great Aus...
22:17, 05/16/2019

California Gov. Newsom facing new pressure from environmental groups to block drilling, fracking In the next few weeks California Gov. Gavin Newsom is slated to announce his administration’s energy policy strategy – and many environmental groups in the state are hoping it will include plans to end oil and gas drilling in the nation’s most populous state and phase out all fossil fuel extraction....
23:17, 04/29/2019

Wildlife viewing in Africa: Big cats, elephants and monkeys Africa's various wildlife habitats and vast landscapes provide a home to many species and spectacular visuals for photography fans.       ...
20:00, 08/15/2019

Chernobyl: the wildlife haven created when people left Rare and endangered animals have thrived in the Chernobyl disaster zone since it was evacuated in 1986, as a new wildlife tour in southern Belarus showsIt is 5.30am in southern Belarus. A pink moon hangs over flat fields tinged with frost, and as we arrive at the checkpoint on the edge of the Cherno...
13:17, 05/28/2019

Comedy wildlife photo award finalists revealed Lion cubs pouncing on sensitive parts of bigger cats. Two hares appearing to dance. In the 2019 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, animals show their funny side....
03:00, 09/14/2019

'Better Than TV': Doorbell Camera Owners Obsess Over the Wildlife at Their Doors Some people are using their smart doorbells as nature cameras, checking the video all day long to see the menagerie of lizards, raccoons, snakes and other creatures in their yards....
04:51, 05/21/2019

15 incredible images from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition released a limited selection of this year's 'highly commended' images.        ...
00:51, 09/10/2019

Sites of major US weapons tests now see wildlife flourishing From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife....
13:51, 08/19/2019

US expands hunting and fishing at national wildlife refuges BOISE, Idaho — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it is expanding hunting and fishing in 77 national wildlife refuges in a move that critics contend is deferring management to states and could harm wildlife. The Interior Department’s US Fish and Wildlife Service said hunters and anglers can ...
20:34, 09/11/2019

Wildlife summit to consider global ban on saiga antelope trade Protections for saiga antelope, mako sharks and even woolly mammoths will be considered at a conference of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: stories behind classic portraits Past images are presented here in extracts from a book by Rosamund Kidman Cox, published by the Natural History MuseumThe watchful pelican by Helmut Moik Continue reading......
13:00, 05/27/2019

California building largest wildlife crossing in the world The mountain lion P-22, which has been spotted traveling across Los Angeles freeways and spending time in parks, has become something of a legend in California....
04:34, 08/21/2019

Round-up: the key decisions to protect wildlife from the CITES summit Giraffes, sharks and otters were granted stronger protections at the CITES wildlife trade summit in Geneva, but a stalemate prevailed on elephants and the ivory trade...
23:17, 08/30/2019

2 giraffes killed by lightning at Florida wildlife park LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. (AP) — Officials at a Florida wildlife park say two giraffes that died last month were killed by lightning. Lion Country Safari posted Tuesday on Facebook that recent pathology results confirmed that the giraffes died as a result of a lightning strike and that the deaths were insta...
00:51, 06/12/2019

Animals are hilarious — and the Comedy Wildlife Awards prove it These beasts are wildly funny. The preliminary results are in for 2019’s Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, and the picture-perfect specimens were caught in the act — of being adorable. From a booty-slapping fox to friendly bugs and toothy zebras, these animal-world comedians sure know how to...
05:00, 09/12/2019

| '10 steps ahead': Kenya's tech war on wildlife poachers Every morning, at the far perimeter of the wildlife reserve capped by Mount Kenya, a khaki-clad ranger meticulously sweeps the earth of animal footprints, covering their tracks from any poachers....
11:00, 06/30/2019

Zero elephants poached in a year in top Africa wildlife park One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which experts call an extraordinary development in an area larger than Switzerland where thousands of the animals have been slaughtered in recent years....
13:00, 06/15/2019

‘Serengeti’ offers stunning, emotional look at African wildlife Serengeti | Sunday, 8 p.m., Discovery Lions and hyenas and zebras — oh, hi! A new, six-part Discovery series, “Serengeti,” gets viewers closer to wildlife than they’ve likely experienced before. Using spy-camera technology and clever camouflaging, director and producer John Downer — partnering with ...
02:17, 08/03/2019

Look: Wildlife officers rescue elk trapped in irrigation canal Wildlife officials in Washington state came to the rescue of a large elk stranded in an irrigation canal that it was unable to climb out from due to concrete lining....
00:17, 08/31/2019

Wildlife photographer of the year – highly commended images The Natural History Museum has released a selection of highly commended photographs from a range of categories. The winners will be announced on 15 October and the exhibition opens on 18 October Continue reading......
13:34, 09/09/2019

Carli Lloyd deserves 'honest tryout' after drilling 55-yard field goal at NFL practice Lloyd drills long field goals during visit to Eagles training campHall of Fame scout Gil Brandt says Lloyd deserves ‘honest tryout’World Cup champion Carli Lloyd showed off her leg during a visit to Philadelphia Eagles training camp on Tuesday, drilling a series of long field goals that caught the a...
17:00, 08/21/2019

North American drilling boom threatens big blow to climate efforts, study finds More than half the world’s new pipelines in the US and CanadaPipelines ‘locking in huge emissions for 40 to 50 years at a time’More than half of the world’s new oil and gas pipelines are located in North America, with a boom in US oil and gas drilling set to deliver a major blow to efforts to slow c...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Interior Dept. Loosens Offshore-Drilling Safety Rules Dating From Deepwater Horizon The loosening of regulations on offshore drilling equipment has been a been a key piece of President Trump’s efforts to ease restrictions on fossil fuel companies....
00:17, 05/03/2019

Nevada football kicker Brandon Talton put on scholarship after drilling game-winning FG vs. Purdue Nevada football kicker Brandon Talton drilled a game-winning, 56-yard field goal. He was awarded the game ball and placed on scholarship afterward.       ...
23:51, 08/31/2019

Trump administration set to ease offshore drilling safety rules created after 2010 BP oil spill The Trump administration on Thursday announced rollbacks to offshore drilling safety rules created after the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon explosion.        ...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Baby bird takes its own Uber to Utah wildlife rescue OGDEN, Utah — A local wildlife rescue is giving a good Samaritan five stars for his creative approach to saving an abandoned baby bird. Staff were surprised, to say the least, when a tiny, dehydrated bird arrived at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah last weekend — unaccompanied and...
09:00, 07/11/2019

Arizona Wildlife Calendar Photo Contest open for entries 2019 Wildlife photo contest / Courtesy: AZ Game and Fish Dept. TUCSON – Are you a wildlife enthusiast? Arizona Wildlife Views magazine is now accepting photo entries for its 13th annual Arizona Wildlife contest. One “best-in-show” and 11 first-place winners will be showcased in the 2020 ...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Trump administration weakens U.S. wildlife protections over objections of conservationists The Trump administration on Monday finalized changes to provisions of the U.S. Endangered Species Act it says will streamline the decades-old wildlife protection law but which conservation groups say will threaten at-risk species....
20:36, 08/12/2019

A wildlife filmmaker's guide to India's Jim Corbett National Park As the sun rises over the canopy in India's Jim Corbett National Park, a sambar deer steps into view. The handsome animal is among hundreds of species in this diverse nature reserve....
14:51, 05/24/2019

Australia’s dingoes may keep feral cats in check and protect wildlife Feral cats have contributed to the extinction of 20 of Australia’s native mammals, but another predator – the dingo – might stop them causing more damage...
22:51, 04/28/2019

Wildlife officials say drugging loose moose on UND campus was mistake GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Wildlife officials say a moose that wandered onto the University of North Dakota campus should not have been drugged. North Dakota Game and Fish Department wildlife chief Jeb Williams says his agency did not recommend immobilization and relocation because of the possible hea...
03:34, 09/06/2019

Leaping Lizards: Florida wildlife officials catch big lizard KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials have finally captured a large invasive Asian water monitor that had been running loose in the Florida Keys for more than a year. Florida Fish and Wildlife officials posted pictures on Facebook , with this caption: “Elusive lizard captured!” The l...
15:51, 05/17/2019

Trump Administration weakens U.S. wildlife protections, states and conservationists to sue The Trump Administration took steps on Monday to significantly weaken the U.S. Endangered Species Act, prompting state attorneys general and conservation groups to threaten legal action to protect at-risk species....
02:51, 08/13/2019

World’s nations gather to tackle wildlife extinction crisis Giraffes, sharks, glass frogs - and the woolly mammoth - may get boosted protection at summitFrom giraffes to sharks, the world’s endangered species could gain better protection at an international wildlife conference.The triennial summit of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (C...
22:51, 08/17/2019

Arizona bans hunting contests for killing wildlife predators PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has banned organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other wildlife predators for prizes such as cash or hunting equipment. The Governor’s Regulatory Review Council voted 6-0 Wednesday to approve a rule initiated by the Arizona Game and Fish Commis...
21:34, 09/05/2019

The Best Wildlife Photos of 2019 Reveal Nature's Beauty and Ferocity The finalists have been announced for this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. This year’s crop features some stunning—and gut wrenching—images. From animals fighting for their lives to the subtle beauty of a bird drinking from an icicle, these photographs are nothing short of rema...
02:51, 09/10/2019

Sharks, elephants and precious wood in balance at wildlife talks The fate of mako sharks, African elephants and their ivory, and precious wood used to make musical instruments are on the agenda of member states attending negotiations of the U.N. wildlife watchdog opening on Saturday, officials said....
20:00, 08/16/2019

International Wildlife Museum holding school supply drive TUCSON— The International Wildlife Museum will be holding a school supply drive starting today until Sunday, July 7. All supplies donated will go toward low ranking military families. Visitors who donate will receive reduced admission. The museum encourages visitors to bring pencils, notebooks, back...
00:17, 07/05/2019

UK government directs £4.6 million to tackling illegal wildlife trade Efforts to disrupt grey parrot trade in Cameroon and reduce demand for turtle products in Nicaragua are among 14 projects to win funding from the UK government...
22:51, 04/28/2019

Saskatchewan drivers beware: wildlife on the move during harvest season As farmers reap their harvest, a wildlife expert says animals are pushed out of their feeding and bedding grounds, which can create hazards for motorists....
05:51, 09/08/2019

Museum shrouds endangered wildlife exhibits in mourning veil Bristol Museum to highlight biodiversity crisis after children demand true stories of exhibitsOne of Britain’s largest natural history collections is to shroud its exhibits of extinct and endangered species in black mourning veils to highlight the global biodiversity crisis. Related: Trump officials...
20:34, 08/14/2019

Trump Administration Re-Authorizes "Cyanide Bombs" To Kill Wildlife US President Donald Trump's administration has re-authorized the use of controversial poison traps known as "cyanide bombs" to kill wild foxes, coyotes and feral dogs despite overwhelming opposition......
05:34, 08/09/2019

The female Maasai community rangers protecting Kenya's wildlife The first female Maasai community ranger unit in Kenya is teaming up with male colleagues to protect wildlife on their traditional land. The women are also receiving a sustainable income for the first time....
00:00, 08/21/2019

California freeway crossing to give wildlife room to roam LOS ANGELES — Like many urban singles, the mountain lion P-22 lives a solitary life in a too-small habitat. And he has a hard time finding a mate in the big city. Famous for traveling across two freeways and making a huge Los Angeles park his home, the lonesome big cat has become a symbol......
00:00, 08/21/2019

Wildlife officials confirm Des Moines mountain lion sighting DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa wildlife officials have confirmed the sighting of a mountain lion near downtown Des Moines. Police said Thursday morning that they’re poring over video from the area near Interstate 235 and 31st Street. Snapshots taken from the video appear to show a mountain lion ...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources to hold public auction FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is set to hold a public auction of surplus and confiscated items. The auction is being held Monday on the department’s main campus in Frankfort. Among the surplus items that the public can bid on are tools, boats, out...
13:00, 05/06/2019

No elephants poached in a year at Mozambique's Niassa wildlife park Niassa Reserve, one of the biggest wildlife parks in Africa, marked a year without losing a single elephant to the poachers. Up to 4,000 of the animals roam the Mozambique park, which covers more land than Switzerland....
14:51, 06/15/2019

Stunning shots of the Serengeti wildlife from Discovery's new series Discovery Channel’s new nature documentary series "Serengeti" takes viewers to the African region. See some of the stunning wildlife images.       ...
04:34, 07/27/2019

Wildlife experts warn against moving birds found on ground Spring time is a busy time for baby wildlife. But when it comes to animals that appear injured or orphaned, good intentions can have bad consequences. ‘Baby birds are found down on the ground. And it’s just a natural thing, we wear our heart on our sleeve we want to rescue it,” said Marc Hammo...
05:00, 05/14/2019

The Funniest, Most Adorable Pics From Comedy Wildlife Awards 2019 The finalists of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2019 have been declared, and we don't envy the judges who have to pick the best one out of these gems....
01:34, 09/13/2019

Solar farms could be wildlife havens that tackle biodiversity crisis UK’s solar farms could provide habitats and food for wildlife, says a new report – but critics worry that planned larger farms will be less wildlife-friendly...
17:17, 06/25/2019

'It's scary': wildlife selfies harming animals, experts warn Concern in New Zealand that trend of taking photographs with penguins and other creatures is having impact on feeding, breeding and birth ratesAt the International Penguin Conference in New Zealand, the experts were worried. Among sobering discussions about the perils of the climate crisis and habit...
03:34, 09/03/2019

Wildlife officials reject petitions to protect Yellowstone’s bison Wildlife advocates have campaigned for decades to halt the routine slaughter of bison migrating out of Yellowstone to reach their winter grazing grounds in Montana....
10:34, 09/07/2019

Interior's Bernhardt rejects Democratic calls to stop drilling because of climate change, species extinction Interior Secretary David Bernhardt rejected calls from House Democrats on Tuesday to reconsider the agency's efforts to expand oil and gas drilling in light of recent reports about the damaging effects of human activity on the climate and biodiversity....
01:00, 05/08/2019

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio, Bill Weld take 'soapbox' at Iowa State Fair The fourth day of "soapbox speeches" at the Iowa State Fair featured Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio, who told fair-goers they could beat President Donald Trump in next year's election....
23:17, 08/12/2019

Los Angeles to build world's largest wildlife bridge across 10-lane freeway An $87m corridor will extend over Highway 101 to reconnect the ecosystem and possibly save mountain lions from extinction Engineers in southern California are hard at work designing the biggest wildlife corridor in the world, to extend over US Highway 101 to the north-west of Los Angeles.The corrido...
23:34, 08/21/2019

IUCN red list reveals wildlife destruction from treetop to ocean floor Latest list shows extinction now threatens a third of all assessed species, from monkeys to rhino raysFrom the tops of trees to the depths of the oceans, humanity’s destruction of wildlife is continuing to drive many species towards extinction, with the latest “red list” showing that a third of all ...
13:00, 07/18/2019

Florida beachgoers, wildlife officials rescue 5 stranded pilot whales Florida wildlife officials — with the help of marine biologists, the Coast Guard, and beachgoers — this week rescued five beached pilot whales on Redington Beach. ...
23:51, 07/30/2019

Mozambican wildlife reserve wipes out elephant poaching thanks to US support group A U.S. wildlife support group working with the Mozambican government has become arguably the first in Africa to successfully clamp down on elephant poaching, while other Southern African countries are struggling to cope with culling and hunting of wild animals....
17:17, 06/18/2019

Oregon wildlife officials kill bear because people kept taking selfies with him A black bear in Oregon was killed by wildlife officials who decided the furry animal could be a serious threat to parkgoers who kept taking selfies with him, authorities said. The young bear was shot and killed by biologists last week when they discovered him eating trail mix, sunflower seeds, and c...
08:17, 06/19/2019

| Southern African nations threaten to quit wildlife trade monitor Southern African nations are threatening to quit the global wildlife trade regulator after it refused to relax restrictions on trade in ivory and rhino horn and imposed a near total ban on zoos taking African elephants captured in the wild....
17:17, 09/01/2019

Namibia considers withdrawal from wildlife convention unless rhino trade eased Namibia is considering withdrawing from the rules that govern the global trade in endangered species, after countries voted last week to reject proposals to relax restrictions on hunting and exporting its white rhinos....
02:34, 08/28/2019

Poison meant for city rats is killing wildlife in South Africa Rat poison intended to kill rats in Cape Town, South Africa, is seeping into the surrounding environment and harming local wildlife, including caracals, mongooses, otters and owls....
19:34, 05/20/2019

Improve contraception access to tackle wildlife crisis, urges campaign Groups say expanding access to contraception can improve lives and help save wildlifeA UN-backed campaign has been launched to help tackle the destruction of wildlife by boosting people’s access to contraception. Growing human populations often underlie the destruction of nature, and barriers to fam...
13:00, 07/11/2019

Trump’s border wall in Arizona challenged over potential wildlife damage The barriers currently at the three sites block vehicles from passing but still allow wildlife to move through. Environmental groups said the 9.1-metre replacement bollards that the Trump administration plans to erect would prevent the cross-border migration of wildlife....
08:34, 08/07/2019

Congress probing taxpayer-funded wildlife group over atrocities in Africa Lawmakers on the House Committee on Natural Resources are investigating reports that rangers supported by a federally funded environmental and animal rights group committed gruesome crimes inside a national park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo....
16:17, 07/28/2019

Parasitic disease spread by feral cats likely to be killing native wildlife Researchers say eradication of feral cats is required to reduce the prevalence of the parasite and the diseaseFeral cats are not just predators that kill large numbers of Australian wildlife, they may also be spreading parasitic disease to native animal species, according to new research analysing t...
23:00, 08/18/2019

Trump’s Fish and Wildlife pick under scrutiny for previous work for Monsanto Senate Democrats questioned Aurelia Skipwith’s experience and political ties as potential conflicts of interest Donald Trump’s nominee to handle endangered species, whose experience and political ties have been questioned by environment experts, came under scrutiny from Senate Democrats on Wednesday...
00:34, 09/12/2019

Mountain lion bites Colorado boy, 8, on head, injuries 'serious,' wildlife officials say An eight-year-old boy in Colorado suffered "serious" injuries Wednesday night after a mountain lion bit him on the head in his backyard, officials said....
22:00, 08/22/2019

Wildlife Traffickers Use Facebook, Instagram to Find Black-Market Buyers Social networks and online marketplaces have long been hubs of illegal activity, including exotic animal trafficking. Smugglers use the platforms as digital billboards, often sharing photos and videos......
11:34, 07/12/2019

Conservation, animal rights groups sue Trump over weakening U.S. wildlife protections Environmental and animal rights groups on Wednesday sued the Trump administration over its proposal to revise the U.S. Endangered Species Act, seeking to block changes that they say will roll back protections of animals at risk of extinction....
22:34, 08/21/2019

Connecting the Arctic: Q&A with Inmarsat Providing high-speed mobile connectivity to remote locations is a formidable challenge that London-based Inmarsat has been able to accomplish thanks to its global network of satellites. Now the firm is preparing to launch two new satellite payloads to service the Arctic region in a partnership with ...
21:34, 08/20/2019

Dolphin impaled in the head found dead, wildlife officials seek clues Investigators are looking for who or what made a gash in the head of a bottlenose dolphin found dead in May.        ...
06:17, 07/12/2019

Plastic bags kill deer in Japan’s Nara city wildlife park Nine deer have been found dead at a popular city wildlife park in western Japan after they swallowed plastic rubbish. The free-roaming animals became emaciated after gorging on plastic litter that filled their stomachs....
17:17, 07/10/2019

‘Extinction crisis’ pushes countries to agree stronger protection for global wildlife At-risk wildlife that is facing a “growing extinction crisis” received a boost on Wednesday, as countries wrapped up a marathon meeting in Geneva, by agreeing to increased protection measures and more sustainable trade in animals and plants across the globe. ...
04:17, 08/29/2019

Julián Castro calls for end to euthanization at animal shelters in wildlife welfare plan Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro called for an end to euthanization at animal shelters in a plan he released Monday focusing on improving the welfare of both domestic and wild animals....
02:51, 08/20/2019

Feral hogs headed for US from Canada; wildlife officials warn of widespread damage An underreported threat along America's northern border has U.S. officials and local residents warning of widespread damage due to the reckless invaders: Feral hogs from Canada....
23:00, 09/12/2019

Scientists have even found microplastics in the Arctic Microplastics are polluting tap water, the deep sea and now even remote corners of the Arctic. Scientists found concentrations of plastic in ice floes from the Fram Strait, the passage that connects the Arctic Ocean to the rest of the world's oceans.......
00:34, 08/15/2019

Arctic could have no ice in September, shocking study says A shocking new study says that sea ice in the Arctic could completely disappear through September each summer if average global temperatures increase by as little as 2 degrees and climate conditions continue to worsen....
21:34, 08/14/2019

Microplastics Are Blowing Into the Pristine Arctic In snow samples collected across the Arctic and Europe, researchers find tens of thousands of microplastic particles per liter of snow—even in remote areas....
22:34, 08/14/2019

Florida wildlife officer with Lyme disease opens up about living with tick-borne illness When it comes to living with Lyme disease, an officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wasn’t afraid to be candid about how the tick-borne illness —  which he says he contracted while on the job —  has affected him....
21:51, 06/11/2019

China says to play constructive role in Arctic China will work with all parties to play a constructive role in the Arctic, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, as the United States warned about Beijing's involvement in the region....
00:17, 05/08/2019

Heat wave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close eye on how things are developing and as Earther r...
22:17, 07/22/2019

Hyenas roamed the Arctic during the last ice age, study finds A study of fossil teeth by University at Buffalo researchers reveals that ancient hyenas lived in the Canadian Arctic during the last ice age.       ...
22:00, 06/18/2019

During the Ice Age, Long-Legged Hyenas Prowled the Arctic A pair of fossilized teeth confirms the presence of hyenas north of the Arctic circle during the last Ice Age. The discovery fills an important fossil gap that finally explains how hyenas ended up in North America. Read more......
22:17, 06/18/2019

China's Scientists Are the New Kids on the Arctic Block Secretary of State Mike Pompeo berated China this week for using its growing Arctic research program as a Trojan horse for its military and commercial goals....
02:17, 05/08/2019

TechnipFMC awarded $7.6 billion contract for Arctic LNG-2 Oil services firm TechnipFMC said on Tuesday it had been awarded a major engineering, procurement and construction contract by Russia's Novatek and its partners for the Arctic 2 liquefied natural gas project in western Siberia....
02:17, 07/24/2019

Hot summers causing Arctic sinkholes: study Arctic sinkholes are appearing across the Canadian High Arctic as permafrost -- ice expected to be frozen year-round -- thaws and collapses due to climate change, according to research published Monday....
06:51, 06/12/2019

An arctic fox walked 2,700 miles from Norway to Canada. Yes, that’s possible. Just 21 days after leaving Norway, the fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, it made it to Canada. The fox averaged nearly 30 miles a day....
07:00, 07/03/2019

An entire Arctic ecosystem could vanish within the next decade The Barents Sea, home to a diverse array of wildlife, could be completely gone in just a few years – perhaps the most dramatic impact of climate change yet seen...
20:17, 04/28/2019