U.S. cancels energy leases in Montana area sacred to Blackfoot tribes

Nov 17, 2016

U.S. cancels energy leases in Montana area sacred to Blackfoot tribes

U.S. officials cancelled 15 oil and gas leases on Wednesday in an area bordering Glacier National Park that is considered sacred to the Blackfoot tribes of the U.S. and Canada. The cancellation was aimed at preserving the Badger-Two Medicine area, a largely undeveloped, 130,000-acre ...

Nov 16, 2016

Kerry announces Yemen cease-fire over objections of government

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday that Yemen’s Houthi group and the Saudi-led coalition fighting it had agreed to a cease-fire from Thursday as Washington presses for an end to the war before President Barack Obama leaves office. The internationally recognized ...

Nov 13, 2016

Racially charged incidents continue at U.S. universities

A student at the University of Oklahoma was temporarily suspended and police are investigating a threat against a Muslim student near the University of Michigan amid racially charged outbursts at schools and universities across the country following Donald Trump’s presidential election. The Associated Press ...