Photo of a grizzly bear in Montana

Grizzlies Get Back US Protections, Rockies Hunts Blocked

BILLINGS, Mont. — The first public grizzly bear hunts in the Northern Rockies in almost three decades have been blocked by a U.S. judge who rejected government claims that the fearsome predators had recovered from near-extermination. U.S. District Judge Dan...
Photo of two gray wolves in snow

Trump Wants To Amend Endangered Species Act

DENVER — The Trump administration on Thursday proposed ending automatic protections for threatened animal and plant species and limiting habitat safeguards that are meant to shield recovering species from harm....