Zinke’s visit is part of a review ordered by President Trump, to evaluate 27 national monuments declared or expanded by previous presidents since 1996.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke toured the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in southern Oregon Saturday as part of President Trump’s order to review monuments designated by previous administrations.
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A federal judge will allow the Trump administration to complete its review of national monuments before deciding how to move forward with a lawsuit involving the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.
A Medford man who threatened on social media to kill former President Barack Obama and FBI agents is going to federal prison for more than five years.
"For the first time, I can see a future for myself as Chelsea," says the former Army private who was arrested in May of 2010 for leaking a massive trove of classified records.
President Barack Obama warned Donald Trump against hiring Michael Flynn as national security adviser in the days after the 2016 election. That's according to three former Obama administration officials.
Receiving the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award for his own work on health care, the former president said: "It actually doesn't take a lot of courage to aid those who are already powerful."
U.S. presidents have a tradition of entering office and expressing hope for improved relations with Russia. This is matched by a tradition of presidents leaving office amid friction with Moscow.
The president showed little interest in policy details. If he continues to focus superficially on getting a win instead of learning, Republicans warn that his priorities will continue to be derailed.
Lawmakers are increasingly skeptical of President Trump's claims, but want the Justice Department to answer whether it has been investigating the Trump campaign.
Dahlia Lithwick, the Supreme Court correspondent for Slate, recently sat down with OPB to talk about the future of the nation’s highest court.
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden take the stage and Sen. Tim Kaine formerly accepts his nomination as Hillary Clinton's running mate. Here are three things to watch on Day 3.
President Obama is urging all parties in Turkey to support the democratically-elected government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Barack Obama’s 2004 keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention launched his national political career. But that fateful speech was head for disaster shortly before.
President Barack Obama on Monday directed the federal government to come up with a less reactionary and more long-term strategy for dealing with drought.