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A Texas Oil Giant Wants Justin Trudeau to Help It Build a Controversial Pipeline Through Canada

Rick Madonik/The Toronto Star/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. This story was originally published by National Observer and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Texas-based energy giant Kinder Morgan is appealing to Ottawa to take “preemptive action” to force British Columbia to stand down in its intent to oppose the building…

Stressed, Struggling, and Suicidal: America’s Farmers Are Begging for Mental Health Services

Getty Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Farmers’ advocacy groups called on Congress Monday to reauthorize, “with adequate funding,” a program that provides mental health services to distressed American farmers and their families. “Despite the growing need,” notes a letter to House and Senate agricultural committees signed by 36 rural and farming…

FBI Raids Office of Longtime Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen

Tom Williams/Congressional Quarterly/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The FBI raided the office and hotel room of President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, on Monday. Agents seized records related to several topics, among them Cohen’s 2016 payment of $130,000 to Stormy Daniels, a pornographic film actress who says…

Scott Pruitt Is Having Yet Another Scandal-Ridden Day

Chris Kleponis/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. For Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt, the scandals just won’t let up. The acting director of the Office of Government Ethics has written a stern letter outlining concerns over Pruitt’s seemingly endless list of controversies, warning that the American public’s trust in…