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California Indian Tribe Gets Back Big Sur Ancestral Lands

BIG SUR — A Native American tribe has reclaimed a small part of ancestral lands on California’s scenic Big Sur coast that were lost to Spanish colonial settlement nearly 250 years ago. The Esselen Tribe of Monterey County closed escrow on 1,199 acres about ...
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Most Distant World Ever Explored Gets New Name: Arrokoth

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The most distant world ever explored 4 billion miles away finally has an official name: Arrokoth. "The name 'Arrokoth' reflects the inspiration of looking to the skies, and wondering about the stars and worlds beyond our own." — Alan ...
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Catholic Boys School Shuts Down Amid Fallout over DC Videos

COVINGTON, Ky. — A Kentucky boys' school shut down its campus on Tuesday as a precaution and a small protest was held outside their diocese as fallout continued over an encounter involving white teenagers, Native American marchers and a black religious sect ou...