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FILE - In this March 16, 2018, file photo, a new U.S. advisory board is shown meeting for the first time to help rewrite federal rules for importing the heads and hides of African elephants, lions and rhinos at the Interior Department in Washington. The Trump administration has disbanded its advisory board created to help boost trophy hunting and relax federal rules for importing the heads and hides of African elephants, lions and rhinos. (AP Photo/Michael Biesecker, File)

Interior Dept. drops trophy hunting council amid court fight

Feb. 10, 2020 8:01 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing significant legal challenges, the Trump administration has disbanded its advisory board created to help boost trophy hunting and relax federal rules for importing the heads and hides of African elephants, lions and rhinos. In a filing to a federal court in New York, an official...

FILE - This May 8, 2017, file photo, shows Arch Canyon within Bears Ears National Monument in Utah. The U.S. government implemented final management plans Thursday for two national monuments in Utah that President Donald Trump downsized. The plans ensure lands previously off-limits to energy development will be open to mining and drilling despite pending lawsuits by conservation, tribal and paleontology groups challenging the constitutionality of the president's action. (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File)

Trump administration moves ahead on shrinking Utah monuments

Feb. 6, 2020 8:51 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. government implemented final management plans Thursday for two national monuments in Utah that President Donald Trump downsized more than two years ago that ensure lands previously off-limits to energy development will be open to mining and drilling despite pending lawsuits....

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivers her State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, at the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

The Latest: Michigan Gov. Whitmer delivers response to Trump

Feb. 4, 2020 11:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the president's State of the Union speech (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has used Democrats' response to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address to swivel from impeachment to working-class voters' worries, saying her party is...

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2018, file photo, then U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, center, is surrounded by residents, business people and family members as he signs a 20-year mining moratorium on lands in Paradise Valley at Sage Resort in Pray, Mont. Zinke has closed his congressional campaign account and given nearly all of the fundraising cash that was left to a charitable foundation he started and his wife now runs.  (Larry Mayer/The Billings Gazette via AP, File)

Zinke gives $11K in campaign cash to foundation he started

Jan. 13, 2020 8:01 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has closed his congressional campaign account and given nearly all of the fundraising cash that was left to a charitable foundation he started and his wife now runs. Federal Election Commission reports show that Zinke, a former Republican U.S....