Native Americans

FILE - In this July 28, 2014 file photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. Federal water managers are due to release a crucial report Tuesday projecting whether Arizona and Nevada will face restrictions next year and in 2019 on drinking water supplies from the Lake Mead reservoir on the Colorado River. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
August 15, 2017 - 8:35 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Heavy winter snows in the Rocky Mountains have rescued the thirsty Western U.S. for another year. U.S. water managers said Tuesday there will be no water cutbacks in 2018 for millions of residents and farmers served by the Lake Mead reservoir on the Colorado River that lies behind...
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FILE - In this July 17, 2014, file photo, recreational boaters ride along in Lake Mead in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Nevada. U.S. water managers say there will be no water cutbacks in 2018 for millions of residents and farmers served by the Lake Mead reservoir on the Colorado River because of heavy snowfall last winter. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
August 15, 2017 - 6:08 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Heavy winter snows in the Rocky Mountains have rescued the thirsty Western U.S. for another year. U.S. water managers said Tuesday there will be no water cutbacks in 2018 for millions of residents and farmers served by the Lake Mead reservoir on the Colorado River that lies behind...
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2016, file photo, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein prepares to spray-paint "I approve this message" in red paint on the blade of a bulldozer at a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline in the area of Morton County, N.D. Stein has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors to resolve criminal charges filed against her in North Dakota nearly a year ago for protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline, court records show. (Alicia Ewen/KX News via AP, File)
August 09, 2017 - 4:11 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota judge on Wednesday accepted a plea agreement that spares former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein any jail time for protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline nearly a year ago. Judge Gail Hagerty accepted a plea deal in which Stein pleaded guilty to...
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A house on Montana's Crow Indian reservation where three people were shot and killed last week has burned to the ground, officials said Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. The fire destroyed the one-story house in the town of Lodge Grass where tribal officials have said a dispute linked to methamphetamine last Friday prompted the killing of three people who entered the home. (Larry Mayer /The Billings Gazette via AP)
August 08, 2017 - 8:50 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A house on Montana's Crow Indian reservation where three people were shot and killed last week has burned to the ground, officials said Tuesday. The fire destroyed the one-story house in the town of Lodge Grass where tribal officials have said a dispute linked to...
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An unidentified child wears a Superman shirt in front of members of native American tribes who were holding a prayer during a rally outside the building where the Nebraska Public Service Commission was holding a hearing on the fate of the Keystone XL pipeline, in Lincoln, Neb., Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. The Nebraska Public Service Commission is on Day 2 of a five-day public hearing to decide whether to approve the Keystone XL pipeline which would transport oil from tar sands deposits in Alberta, Canada, across Montana and South Dakota to Nebraska. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
August 08, 2017 - 8:27 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline questioned its proposed pathway through Nebraska on Tuesday in hopes that state regulators will reject or reroute it, a decision that would create more delays for the 9-year-old project. But pipeline builder TransCanada defended its...
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In this Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, photo, crime scene tape surrounds a property in Lodge Grass, Mont. Drugs and gang activity were factors in a residential shooting that killed multiple people and injured others on Friday on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation, the tribe's chairman said. (Casey Page/The Billings Gazette via AP)
August 08, 2017 - 6:52 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A house on Montana's Crow Indian reservation where three people were shot and killed last week has burned to the ground, officials said Tuesday. The fire destroyed the one-story house in the town of Lodge Grass where tribal officials have said a dispute linked to...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2017, file photo, a train near hauls coal mined from Wyoming's Powder River Basin near Bill, Wyo. he Interior Department has scrapped an Obama-era rule aimed at ensuring that coal companies don't shortchange taxpayers on huge volumes of coal extracted from public lands, primarily in the West. (AP Photo/Mead Gruver, File)
August 07, 2017 - 5:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Interior Department on Monday scrapped an Obama-era rule on coal royalties that mining companies had criticized as burdensome and costly. The Trump administration put the royalty valuation rule on hold in February after mining companies challenged it in federal court...
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In this Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, photo, crime scene tape surrounds a property in Lodge Grass, Mont. Drugs and gang activity were factors in a residential shooting that killed multiple people and injured others on Friday on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation, the tribe's chairman said. (Casey Page/The Billings Gazette via AP)
August 06, 2017 - 7:24 pm
LODGE GRASS, Mont. (AP) — Drugs and gang activity were factors in a residential shooting that killed three people and injured two others on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation, the tribe's chairman said. Friday's shootings in the town of Lodge Grass involved methamphetamine, Crow Tribal Chairman...
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August 06, 2017 - 5:24 pm
LODGE GRASS, Mont. (AP) — Drugs and gang activity were factors in a residential shooting that killed three people and injured two others on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation, the tribe's chairman said. Friday's shootings in the town of Lodge Grass involved methamphetamine, Crow Tribal Chairman...
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August 06, 2017 - 5:09 pm
LODGE GRASS, Mont. (AP) — Drugs and gang activity were factors in a residential shooting that killed three people and injured two others on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation, the tribe's chairman said. Friday's shootings in the town of Lodge Grass involved methamphetamine, Crow Tribal Chairman...
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