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Moody’s Investor Services says it might downgrade U.S. cities’ credit rating if they don’t deal with the risks posed by climate change.
For the first time in history, soybeans are about to become America’s most widely grown crop. Yet compared to corn or wheat, they remain curiously invisible in American culture.
The White House says it’s confident former national security adviser Michael Flynn said “nothing wrong or inappropriate” to the Russian ambassador. Releasing the transcript would help clear that up.
Some key holdouts, including Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake and Maine Sen. Susan Collins, came on board after changes were made to the bill in a closed-door meeting Friday morning.
A James Gollon three-pointer put the Ohio Bobcats up 20-5 with under 14 minutes to go in the first half. Ohio (4-3) started off hot and did not look back, dominating the Coppin State Eagles (0-7) 79-37. The 42-point victory is the largest victory in the Saul Phillips era, according to the radio broadcast. The… Read More
White people in the U.S. may be asked to check off boxes about their ethnic background if the White House approves a proposal to change how the government collects race and ethnicity data.
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey stood in front of the state’s capitol to rally the roughly 120 coal miners and industry boosters gathered there. “The fight against the unlawful Clean Power Plan started in Charleston, West Virginia,” Morrisey said, noting the state’s role in a legal challenge to the Obama-era rule. The federal rule would have… Read More
Two key GOP holdouts came on board after getting concessions they say will help small businesses. That creates a path to pass the bill over concerns that it could add over $1 trillion to the deficit.
The former national security adviser is becoming a central figure in the special counsel’s probe of Russian election interference and any possible connections between Russia and the Trump campaign.
GREEN BANK, W.Va. (AP) – The National Science Foundation heard public comments as part of a process to consider changes to the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia. The Register-Herald reports nearly 50 people outlined their reasoning Thursday for why the Pocahontas County facility should stay in operation as it is. The Draft Environmental Impact… Read More