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Trump rebuffs Biden's call for a national mask mandate; nurses warn of risks of in-person school.

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Responses to President Trump's suggestion that he opposes more Postal Service funding in part to prevent expanded mail-in voting; and Puerto Rico's second try at a primary on Sunday.

Archive: November 12, 2012

Non-defense discretionary spending. Graph from the Center On Budget And Policy Priorities.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - On Veterans Day, some vets are urging Congress not to confuse programs important to veterans with military spending, during Washington's budget wars. They point out that the Department of Defense budget would take a big hit if Congress goes over the so-called "fiscal cliff," but ...Read More

Beauty Mountain.

Congress returns to Washington, D.C., this week to begin its lame-duck session, but a veterans' group has not given up the fight for legislation to protect parts of the California desert. Rep. Darrell Issa's bill would designate as wilderness more than 21,000 acres of Beauty Mountain and Agua Tibia ...Read More

PHOTO: Sheep dot a hillside in the Sawtooth National Forest, part of the project area. Photo credit: Deborah C. Smith.

KETCHUM, Idaho – More than 27,000 sheep - bedding down on public lands that are also home to wolves. That was the scenario for the Wood River Wolf Project in Idaho this year, where non-lethal wolf-management tools are used to keep sheep, and wolves, safe. The result? Only four sheep lost to w ...Read More

PHOTO: As ozone season winds down, it appears that Texas’ current plan to meet federal air quality standards is falling short.

DALLAS – As November marks the end of the ozone season, Texas officials and environmentalists are busy analyzing trends in the state's air quality - and they're drawing starkly different conclusions. Every few years, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has to convince the fed ...Read More

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