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Donald Trump Spent Sunday Morning With His Other Family

Dan Anderson/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Fox & Friends, the most important show in the world, began Sunday morning with the latest developments in politics, its coverage designed not to appeal to however many million non-presidents were watching but rather for an audience of one: President Donald J. Trump,…

Columbia River Tribes Step Up Battle Against Fossil Fuels

Hundreds of protesters blockade Puget Sound Energy’s liquefied natural gas facility under construction at the Port of Tacoma, Washington, in December 2017. This protest followed a non-guilty ruling of two protesters who chained themselves to equipment at the site on May 17. They were acquitted since it could not be determined whether they were on…

The FBI Is Too White—And It Considers That a “Huge Operational Risk”

FBI Director Christopher Wray. Bill Clark/Congressional Quarterly/Newscom via ZUMA Press Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. This story was originally published by ProPublica. For the FBI, the long-standing failure to diversify its ranks is nothing short of “a huge operational risk,” according to one senior official, something that compromises the agency’s ability…

Industry Kills Nearly 40 Million Birds Per Year. The Trump Administration Doesn’t Think That’s Enough.

Louisiana Governors Office/Planet Pix/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. This story was originally published by Reveal and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  From the cockpit of a Cessna airplane, Gary Mowad, a special agent for the US Fish and Wildlife Service, spotted what looked like a dried-out pond in rural…

Retired Four-Star General Calls Donald Trump a “Serious Threat” to National Security

Metzel Mikhail/TASS/Zumapress Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. On Friday, a retired four-star Army general tweeted that President Donald Trump is a “serious threat” to national security. Barry McCaffrey, who worked as the White House’s drug czar during the Bill Clinton administration, said Trump is refusing to protect the United States from…