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Shifting demographics drive GOP nosedive on US West Coast

BEND, Ore. (AP) - In the early 1990s, the population of Bend was around 25,000 and leaned Republican. A lumber mill operated in the...

AP Exclusive: Peruvian loggers charged in Amazon deaths

LIMA, Peru (AP) - Authorities in Peru say they have charged five men in the timber industry with the 2014 murders of four indigenous...

Florida timber farmers face tough choices year after Michael

BLOUNTSTOWN, Fla. (AP) - The sunsets are a sight to behold in Joe Leonard's neck of the woods these days. A year ago, lush...

Pope urges bold action to protect the Amazon amid fires

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis urged bishops on Sunday to boldly shake up the status quo as they chart ways to better care...

Pope urges bold action to protect the Amazon amid fires

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis urged bishops on Sunday to boldly shake up the status quo as they chart ways to better care...

Pope opens Amazon meeting amid fires, right-wing opposition

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis on Sunday opened a divisive meeting on preserving the Amazon and ministering to its indigenous peoples as he...

Interior boss: No monument changes planned, but up to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said Wednesday he has no plans for additional changes to national monuments that were recommended by...

Trump’s tariffs boost rebuilding costs for wildfire victims

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - The import tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump are boosting the cost of building a home by thousands of...

As trade battle rages, an Arkansas town waits and worries

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) - A Chinese company's announcement two years ago that it would spend more than $1 billion and hire hundreds of workers...

Inflation, gas prices, tariffs squeeze consumers

The price of a can of Coca-Cola? Likely going up. A package of Pampers? That too. Plane tickets? They also may be more expensive....