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Wildlife agencies to cancel Trump endangered species rules

Wildlife agencies to cancel Trump endangered species rules

UPDATED: 7:31 p.m.

updated BILLINGS, Mont. — President Joe Biden's administration announced Tuesday plans to cancel two environmental rollbacks under former President Donald Trump that limited habitat protections for imperiled plants and wildlife.

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Half its original size, Biden’s big plan in race to finish

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 26, 2021

The Democrats' idea for a new billionaires’ tax to help pay for President Joe Biden's social services and climate change plan has quickly run into criticism as too cumbersome, with some lawmakers preferring the original plan of simply raising the top tax rates on corporations and the wealthy.
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Huge skeletons are just part of how we live now

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 26, 2021

In April, Jake Levin got a letter from his homeowners association. “The giant skeleton on (the) front lawn needs to be put away,” it said. “Holiday decor needs to be taken down immediately after the holiday.”

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Florida manatee deaths soar as polluted water kills seagrass

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 26, 2021

Florida is experiencing an unprecedented die-off of manatees this year, with 959 documented deaths as of Oct. 1. That's already more than any full year on record, and colder weather soon to come could bring another wave of deaths in a population that numbers between 7,500 and 10,200 along both Florida coasts, according to state estimates.
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‘Unite the Right’ rally’s planners accused in civil trial

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 25, 2021

The violence at the white nationalist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville shocked the nation, with people beaten to the ground, lighted torches thrown at counterdemonstrators and a self-proclaimed Hitler admirer ramming his car into a crowd, killing a woman and injuring dozens more.
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James Michael Tyler, Gunther on ‘Friends,’ dies at 59

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 25, 2021

NEW YORK  — James Michael Tyler, the actor known widely for his recurring role as Gunther on “Friends,” has died. He was 59. Tyler died Sunday at home in Los Angeles from prostate cancer, said his manager, Toni Benson.