LA police search black drivers most- even though white people have more medications, report detects

Data shows black drivers stopped at four times rate of white people: These stops lead to death, activist says Los Angeles police officer stop and search black and Latino drivers at much higher rates than white people, even though white residents are more likely to be carrying narcotics and weapons, a new report shows. Traffic […]

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The small Texas town where Trump’s wall will destroy households and livelihoods

Deep in the deep Rio Grande Valley, plans for president Trumps wall would cut through towns and communities. In Madero, families dread the loss of their livelihood but vow to resist Rey Anzaldua walks the route, through a pluvial afternoon on the Rio Grande reach opposite Mexico, towards the little church where he has venerated” […]

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Seattle sea cucumber poachers reeled in $1.5 m

Washington man faces prison for role in years-long operation to poach and sell 250,000lb of poorly understood creature A Seattle-area fish processor who hoped to cash in on China’s appetite for sea cucumber faces years in prison for his role in a $1.5m poaching scheme that rocked an already unstable fishery. Federal prosecutors claim Hoon […]

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The small Texas town where Trump’s wall will destroy households and subsistences

Deep in the deep Rio Grande Valley, plans for president Trumps wall would cut through towns and communities. In Madero, families dread the loss of their subsistence but pledge to resist Rey Anzaldua walks the path, through a pluvial afternoon on the Rio Grande reach opposite Mexico, towards the little church where he has adored” […]

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Trump opens protected Alaskan Arctic refuge to petroleum drillers

The Bureau of Land Management will offer leases to the 1.6 m-acre coastal plain which is home to threatened polar bears The Trump administration is finalizing plans to allow oil and gas drilling in a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge that has been protected for decades. The Bureau of Land Management( BLM) will […]

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Cape Cod great white shark gives family a fright by snatch fish from line

Captain says encounter captured on video shoot from fishing boat only left everyone in awe A family angling in Cape Cod Bay had a close encounter with a great white shark when it leaped from the water to snatch a fish they had caught. Doug Nelson, of Franklin, who caught the leaping shark on video […]

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Cape Cod great white shark devotes family a fright by snatch fish from line

Captain says encounter captured on video shot from fishing boat merely left everyone in awe A family fishing in Cape Cod Bay had a close encounter with a great white shark when it leaped from the water to snatch a fish they had caught. Doug Nelson, of Franklin, who caught the leaping shark on video […]

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‘Barnacled angels’: the whales of Stellwagen Bank- a photo essay

Off the tip-off of Cape Cod, pods of humpbacks return every summer to feed. For the past 18 years, Philip Hoare has been joining them to witness this incredible display At the tip of Cape Cod, a sandy spit reachings out into the Atlantic, like an arm, towards a vast underwater plateau where humpbacks assemble […]

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Why people stay: in North Carolina it’s about roots, memory and family

Nobody expected Hurricane Hazel in 1954 and those who lived through it, learned from it Outside the nursing home, the statue of a praying angel was turned over on its back so that it wouldn’t fly through a window. Down the street at the restaurant, the bartender said trivia night was canceled, and the tough-guy […]

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Seattle sea cucumber poachers reeled in $1.5 m

Washington man faces prison for role in years-long operation to poach and sell 250,000 lb of poorly understood creature A Seattle-area fish processor who hoped to cash in on China’s appetite for ocean cucumber faces years in prison for his role in a $1.5 m poaching strategy that rocked an already unstable fishery. Federal attorneys […]

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