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Push to Accelerate Mustang Captures Draws Fire in Congress

RENO, Nev. — Two House committee chairmen are trying to put the brakes on money for a new Trump administration proposal to accelerate the capture of 130,000 wild horses across the West over the next 10 years. “It's a sweeping betrayal of America's wild herd...
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Trump Plan Delivers More Water for Valley Farmers

The Trump administration unveiled a new plan Tuesday to govern California's water usage that would deliver more irrigation water for Valley farmers. An analysis by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and th...
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Trump Rule May Mean 1 Million Kids Lose Automatic Free Lunch

NEW YORK — Nearly a million children could lose their automatic eligibility for free school lunches under a Trump administration proposal that would reduce the number of people who get food stamps. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released an analysis...
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Judge Blocks Trump Rules for Detained Migrant Kids

LOS ANGELES — A U.S. judge on Friday blocked new Trump administration rules that would enable the government to keep immigrant children in detention facilities with their parents indefinitely. “Defendants will...

EPA Targets California Over Poor Air Quality

The Trump administration on Tuesday blamed California's worst-in-the nation air quality on shoddy paperwork, calling on the state to overhaul its plans for cleaning up toxic smog or risk losing billions in federal road dollars. The government's warning is t...

Feds Threaten University Funding Over Islam Focused Studies

The Trump administration is threatening to cut funding for a Middle East studies program run by the University of North Carolina and Duke University, arguing that it's misusing a federal grant to advance "ideological priorities" and unfairly promote "the posit...