Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Utah's congressional delegation met Thursday to lay out next steps in the review of the designation of Bears Ears National Monument. On Wednesday, President Donald Trump ordered of review of designations since 1996.
In a story April 26 about a federal raid on the headquarters of Benny Hinn Ministries, The Associated Press erroneously reported the Senate Finance Committee ended a three-year investigation of Hinn and five other television evangelist in 2010 by clearing the six of wrongdoing. The committee had no definitive findings of wrongdoing.
Authorities in China's Xinjiang region are prohibiting parents from giving children some Islamic names in the latest effort to dilute the influence of religion on life in the ethnic Uighur minority heartland.
India has ordered internet service providers in Indian-controlled Kashmir to immediately block Facebook, Twitter and 20 other social media sites and online applications for one month, after several videos and photos depicting alleged abuses of Kashmiris by Indian security forces sparked outrage and fueled protests.
Sarah Rankin, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 10:40pm
A Tennessee sheriff accused of deleting atheists' comments on a county Facebook page, a school chief who dismissed a teacher who stepped on the American flag in class, and the U.S. Senate for a bill targeting speech on college campuses are among the winners of the Jefferson Muzzles — satiric awards bestowed annually by a free-speech group.
It is common knowledge supported by health experts everywhere: eating saturated fats will cause plaque to build up in the arteries. But a new editorial from three cardiologists say saturated fats do not clog arteries and the "clogged pipe" model of heart disease is "plain wrong."
Sudhin Thanawala and Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 8:02pm
President Donald Trump is lashing out at a judge's ruling blocking his attempt to strip funds from "sanctuary cities" that don't cooperate with U.S. immigration authorities, calling it "ridiculous" and vowing to go to the U.S. Supreme Court.