How luxury hotel chains got a slice of government aid for small businesses

  • August 7, 2020
by Isaac Arnsdorf, ProPublica. This story was originally published by ProPublica. In March, as lawmakers raced to put together a…
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Court ruling leaves DAPL operating, long term outcome now likely dependent on the election:

  • August 6, 2020
The Dakota Access Pipeline was likely built without the proper environmental reviews but may continue to operate during litigation, a…
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Suburban, self-proclaimed climate advocates agree with Trump on single-family zoning

  • August 6, 2020
Self-proclaimed environmentalists in California have found common cause with President Trump over their opposition to eliminating single-family zoning, NPR reports. The resistance of…
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We’re gonna need a bigger alphabet

  • August 6, 2020
The 2020 hurricane season is now expected to be the most active since at least the early 1980s, meteorologists at…
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‘The beginning of our end’: On 75th anniversary, Hiroshima survivor warns against nuclear weapons

  • August 6, 2020
On the 75th anniversary of when the United States dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on the Japanese city of…
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BP is set to slash oil and gas production by 40%

  • August 5, 2020
After one of its worst-performing quarters ever, BP announced Tuesday it will cut its oil and gas production by 40%…
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West Virginia stakeholders back federal program to plug orphaned wells

  • August 4, 2020
West Virginia stakeholders are backing a plan that would use federal stimulus funds to plug abandoned oil and gas wells…
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Black mothers separated from babies and held at gunpoint while trying to beat summer heat

  • August 4, 2020
Two Black mothers were separated from their babies and held at gunpoint by federal law enforcement officers while taking their…
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Watch Isaias light up sky with thunder storm so spectacular it was seen from space

  • August 4, 2020
Hurricane Isaias made landfall late Monday night just east of the border between North and South Carolina. In Myrtle Beach,…
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Public health vs. politics: White House scrapped nationwide COVID-19 testing plan to hurt blue states

  • August 4, 2020
As the U.S. coronavirus death toll passes 155,000, there is still no national testing program, with widespread shortages and delays…
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