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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Dec 13, 2017

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the U.S. and abroad

Rock Hall 2018 class: Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, the Moody Blues

Dec 13, 2017

Iconic singer Nina Simone and New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi lead the 2018 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, which includes four first-time nominees

Mark Ruffalo is 'disgusted' with Trump's monuments decision

Dec 13, 2017

Actor Mark Ruffalo says he is disgusted with President Donald Trump's plan to shrink two sprawling Utah national monuments by nearly two-thirds

'I Want a Hippopotamus For Christmas' wish granted, again

Dec 13, 2017

Oklahoma City native Gayla Peevey has welcomed another hippopotamus to the city's zoo, more than 60 years after her song about wanting one for Christmas helped the facility purchase its first

New political frustrations aired in Tea Party re-enactment

Dec 13, 2017

Some Americans are airing their frustrations with modern politics through an annual re-enactment of the historic Boston Tea Party protest.

US national parks to slash number of free days for visitors

Dec 13, 2017

National parks in the U.S. will sharply drop the number of days they allow visitors to get in for free

Court keeps ban on new mining claims around Grand Canyon

Dec 13, 2017

A U.S. appeals court has kept in place an Obama-era ban on new mining claims around the Grand Canyon

Protesters call national park plan for Utah monument a ploy

Dec 12, 2017

Environmental groups are blasting a legislative proposal by U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart that would create a small national park within the recently downsized Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah.

Fetid attraction: London fatberg to go on museum display

Dec 12, 2017

Part of a monster fatberg that clogged one of London's sewers is destined for fame in a museum

Hyperactive Missouri Gov. Greitens touts his physical feats

Dec 12, 2017

Republican Eric Greitens is earning a reputation for public displays of physical prowess and promoting them on Facebook.

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