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Conservative States Seek Billions to Brace for Disaster. (Just Don’t Call It Climate Change.)

Monday  23:40,   20 january 2020

The Trump administration is about to distribute billions of dollars to coastal states mainly in the South to help steel them against natural disasters worsened by climate change. But states that qualify must first explain why they need the money.... >>>

Trump administration targets 'birth tourism' with new vetting plans for visas

Monday  22:40,   20 january 2020

The Trump administration plans to move forward with a new rule aimed at stopping what it calls "birth tourism.""This change is intended to address the national security and law enforcement risks associated with birth tourism, including criminal... >>>

The Obamas are now officially Massachusetts homeowners

Monday  22:20,   20 january 2020

Martha’s Vineyard couple Barack and Michelle Obama are also heating up Spotify, earning an Oscar nod, and celebrating in photo booths.Barack and Michelle... >>>

Puerto Rico protesters demand governor's resignation

Monday  21:30,   20 january 2020

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Dozens of demonstrators gathered Monday in front of the governor’s mansion in Puerto Rico’s capital to demand the resignation of the U.S. territory’s governor and protest the recent discovery of apparently forgotten... >>>

MLK's daughter weighs in on her father's dream in a polarized America

Monday  21:15,   20 january 2020

Each year, Martin Luther King Jr. Day encourages Americans to come together and volunteer to improve their communities. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Martin Luther King Jr. and the one thing people keep missing about his greatness

Monday  20:50,   20 january 2020

Most people evoke images of Martin Luther King Jr. as the solitary hero behind the podium, but there is something he did away from the stage that was as great as his speeches but no one talks about -- until now.Most people recall what the cameras... >>>

Wildlife officials released a group of bighorn sheep to land they haven't touched in 100 years

Monday  20:06,   20 january 2020

The crowd gathered for the bighorn sheep sendoff in Nevada far outnumbered the 21 animals who galloped out of their pens and into their new habitat. But the small number of sheep could be instrumental in securing the species' future.The crowd... >>>

Teacher explains why she knelt during national anthem on same football field as Trump

Monday  19:40,   20 january 2020

Kelly Holstine, the "Teacher of the Year" who took a knee at the NCAA football championship game, spoke to ABC News about her decision. She decided that, for her, it wasn't. The teacher chose to... >>>

Alaska volcano activity triggers aviation warnings after spewing ash and lava

Monday  19:02,   20 january 2020

Activity from one of Alaska's 80 volcanoes triggered aviation warnings after it began to spew ash and lava over the weekend. © Alaska Volcano Observatory via Reuters The Shishaldin volcano erupts in Cold Bay, Ala., Jan. 6, 2020. MORE: Ash... >>>

Heather Heyer's mom: I own guns and think Virginia Democrats are going too far

Monday  18:50,   20 january 2020

Susan Bro, the mother of Heather Heyer, the Virginia woman killed at a white supremacist rally, doesn't back proposed gun restrictions in Virginia.Susan Bro also has a message for gun rights supporters considering violence at a rally Monday at... >>>

Iowa police officer nearly hit by truck that slid off interstate in winter storm

Monday  18:32,   20 january 2020

A state trooper in Iowa had an extremely close call on Friday after a truck lost control on a snowy highway and almost struck him while he was responding to another accident. © Provided by FOX News The Iowa State Patrol said on Twitter the incident... >>>

In Photos: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemorations

Monday  18:31,   20 january 2020

In Photos: Martin Luther King Jr. Day... >>>

Virginia gun rally live updates: Thousands gather near Capitol under heavy security

Monday  16:30,   20 january 2020

Live updates from the massive gun-rights rally outside the state capitol in Richmond, Va.08:30 AM: Inside legislative offices, lobbying efforts... >>>

Georgia: Images of the Peach State

Monday  16:20,   20 january 2020

A few glimpses into the lush, often historic features of Georgia, and some of the animals and people that call it... >>>

Puerto Rican official fired after warehouse discovered with supplies from 2017

Monday  16:20,   20 january 2020

An abandoned warehouse filled with supplies that dated back to Hurricane Maria was discovered.Video published Saturday showed a warehouse in the southwestern city of Ponce filled with supplies, including thousands of cases of water, believed to have >>>