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Avocados and guacamole
For many in the U.S., a good Super Bowl party comes with a tasty “super-bowl” of guacamole. But its main ingredient, the avocado, is at the center of a trade dispute between the US and Mexico that’s recently caused tons of the creamy fruit to be turned back at the border.
February 03, 2017
Bureau of Indian Education schools are failing their students, according to a new federal lawsuit.
January 13, 2017
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has called for more collaborative action to protect communities from wildfire and better prepare firefighters. She travels to the National Interagency Fire Center in Idaho today.
January 03, 2017
Mexico will likely slow the pace of cooperation with the U.S. on immigration and drugs should the incoming Trump administration substantially expand the current border wall.
December 27, 2016
Mexico is considering its options should President-elect Trump make good on his threat to withdraw from the the North American Free Trade Agreement. President Enrique Peña Nieto said Mexico is willing to "modernize" NAFTA, not renegotiate from scratch.
December 26, 2016
National Forest Service
National Forest Service employees testified Thursday before Congress about a longstanding culture of sexual harassment, whistle-blower retaliation and discrimination.
December 01, 2016
workers
Donald Trump’s victory and the impending Republican majority in Congress means the Obama administration’s initiative to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the Clean Power Plan, is almost certainly DOA.
November 17, 2016
Mexico politicians
Business leaders on both sides of the Mexico-U.S. border are preparing for likely changes in trade policy.
November 14, 2016
Cobell
The federal government has paid $900 million so far to American Indians as part of the Land Buy-Back Program. It’s an effort to help tribes -- mostly in the West -- consolidate their fractionated parcels of land and restore tribal sovereignty.
November 01, 2016
Jordans
The presidential candidates’ behavior — the lying, the racist comments, the name calling — isn’t allowed in most classrooms. But it’s all on display on the national stage. Many parents and teachers are having a hard time explaining it to children.
October 31, 2016

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