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Biden's plan would boost conservation of US lands, waters

May 7, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Thursday detailed steps to achieve an ambitious goal to conserve nearly one-third of America's lands and waters by 2030, relying on voluntary efforts to...

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US drops Trump plan for more biometric data on immigrants

May 7, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Friday withdrew a Trump-era proposal to expand the amount and types of biometric data collected by U.S. immigration authorities. U.S. Citizenship and...

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Group asks US to cut funding to Idaho over wolf-killing bill

May 7, 2021

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A conservation group is asking the U.S. government to cut off millions of dollars to Idaho that is used to improve wildlife habitat and outdoor recreation opportunities because of...

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Red meat politics: GOP turns culture war into a food fight

May 7, 2021

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Conservatives last week gobbled up a false news story claiming President Joe Biden planned to ration red meat. Colorado Rep. Rep. Lauren Boebert suggested Biden "stay out of...

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What are cicadas and why do they bug some people?

May 7, 2021

(AP) Cicadas, red-eyed bugs singing loud sci-fi sounding songs, can seem downright creepy. Especially since the trillions of them coming this year emerge from underground only every 17 years. But...

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Researchers: Climate pledges see world closing on Paris goal

May 7, 2021

BERLIN (AP) — Recent pledges by the United States and other nations could help cap global warming at 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) by the end of the century, but only if efforts to cut...

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Corps: Dakota Access oil pipeline to stay open during review

May 4, 2021

ARGO, N.D. (AP) — The Biden administration on Monday reiterated that the Dakota Access oil pipeline should continue to operate while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducts an extensive...

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Maine senator wants to renew Farm to School grant program

May 4, 2021

Maine senator wants to renew Farm to School grant program BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Maine's Republican senator is joining with colleagues to renew the Farm to School Program, which helps get local food...

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Storms spawn twisters in Mississippi, kill 3 across South

May 4, 2021

ZOO CITY, Miss. (AP) — Much of the South faced more severe weather Tuesday that has killed at least three people, spawned tornadoes Sunday night and Monday and damaged homes and uprooted trees from...

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