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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

US national parks to slash number of free days for visitors

National parks in the U.S. will sharply drop the number of days they allow visitors to get in for free, a move that was criticized by opponents of the parks’ plan to raise entrance costs at other times of the year.

Subway blast arrest leads to discussion of immigration rules

The arrest of a Bangladeshi immigrant accused of making a homemade pipe bomb and setting it off in the New York subway system has led to discussion of the nation’s immigration system, with President Donald Trump repeating his refrain that it needs to be overhauled in favor of more restrictions.

Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2017: ‘Feminism’

Merriam-Webster has revealed “feminism” as its word of the year for 2017.

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

All the healdines from around the state and nation for Tuesday, December 12, 2017

USDA Ranked Among Best Places to Work in Federal Government

For federal workers, it's USDA all the way.

10 Things to Know for Monday

All the headlines from around the state and nation for Monday, December 11, 2017.

Net neutrality fans speak up as FCC set to strike down...

Next week, the Federal Communications Commission plans to vote on gutting Obama-era rules meant to stop broadband companies such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon from exercising more control over what people watch and see on the internet.

Dogs are brainier than cats, study finds

Study finds that dogs are smarter than cats.

First black astronaut honored on 50th anniversary of death

America’s first black astronaut, Air Force Maj. Robert Lawrence Jr., finally got full honors Friday on the 50th anniversary of his death.

Firefighters forced to step aside as winds powered infernos

Firefighters in Southern California were on high alert for dangerous fire potential even before the first blazes broke out.

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