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What One State’s Special Election Reveals About The Trump Resistance

WASHINGTON Martin OMalley, the former Maryland governor and Democratic presidential candidate, took an out-of-state trip this month to speak to volunteers working for a candidate in a special state Senate election. The appearance of a national political figure at a Feb. 11 rally for...

Palm Oil Workers Investigated For Killing, Eating Endangered Orangutan

Indonesian are investigating claims that palm oil plantation workers on the island of Borneo killed, butchered and ate a critically endangered orangutan. Local news outlets reported Wednesday that 10 people had been arrested on suspicion of the crime. Detik News said police found evidence...

Trump Administration Sued Over Bee Policy

The Natural Resources Defense Council has sued the Trump administration for delaying action that would protect an endangered bumble bee species with an integral role in the food chain. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in January made the rusty patched bumble bee the...

State Senator Calls Real Newspaper ‘Fake News,’ Earns A Lawsuit Threat

Colorado state Sen. Ray Scott (R) last week accused his local newspaper of publishing fake news about him. Now, the Grand Junction Daily Sentinelis threatening him with a defamation lawsuit. Publisher Jay Seaton said criticism of his newspaper as too far right or too...

DNC Chair Candidates Want Party Divisions To Go Away, But Its Not Happening

BALTIMORE Despite the candidates best efforts, the race to chair the Democratic National Committee remains dogged by divisions between backers of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Hillary Clinton supporters progressive outsiders and more mainstream Democrats. The moment at the DNC regional forum in Baltimore...

Wild Bison Return To Canadas Oldest National Park After More Than A Century

After more than 130 years, wild bison have returned to Canadas oldest national park. Humans had hunted the animal almost to extinction, and they had not been seen in the Banff National Park area since before it was established in 1885. Now,theyve made a...
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