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Rescued California sea lions now at Hawaii aquatic park

HONOLULU (AP) - Two sea lions rescued off the coast of California are making their debut at a new home in a Hawaii aquatic...

Groups want cows corralled to protect jumping mouse habitat

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Environmentalists have accused U.S. land managers of failing to keep livestock and wild horses out of streams and other wetlands...

Toxic Superfund cleanups decline to more than 30-year low

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration completed the fewest cleanups of toxic Superfund sites last year than any administration since the program’s first years...

Torrential rains leave swollen rivers, downed trees in South

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Days of torrential rain across the Southeast left residents to deal with rising rivers, falling trees, weakened dams and mudslides...

Oil from federal lands tops 1B barrels as Trump eases rules

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Oil production from federally-managed lands and waters topped a record 1 billion barrels last year, federal officials said Tuesday, as...

Oil from US government leases tops 1 billion barrels in 2019

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Oil production from federally-managed lands and waters topped a record 1 billion barrels last year, U.S. officials told The Associated...

UK’s Johnson talks tough over post-Brexit trade with EU

LONDON (AP) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is setting out a tough opening gambit Monday in negotiations with the European Union, saying the...

Bulgaria ruling coalition survives no-confidence vote

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) - Bulgaria’s ruling coalition on Wednesday survived a no-confidence vote called by the opposition, which accused the government of failing to...

Survey: Alaska’s Cook Inlet beluga whales continue decline

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The population of endangered beluga whales in Alaska's Cook Inlet continues to decline, federal marine mammal authorities announced Tuesday.A biennial...

China temporarily bans wildlife trade in wake of outbreak

BEIJING (AP) - Chinese authorities temporarily banned the trade of wild animals Sunday following a viral outbreak in Wuhan, saying they will “severely investigate...