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USDA relocations curtail ag research, farmer confidence

Mar. 06, 2021 10:12 AM EST

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — More than a year after two U.S. Department of Agriculture research agencies were moved from the nation's capital to Kansas City, Missouri, forcing a mass exodus of employees who couldn't or didn't want to move halfway across the country, they remain critically...

Today in History

Mar. 06, 2021 00:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, March 6, the 65th day of 2021. There are 300 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 6, 1857, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Dred Scott v. Sandford, ruled 7-2 that Scott,...

Biden environmental challenge: Filling vacant scientist jobs

Jan. 30, 2021 12:17 PM EST

Polluting factories go uninspected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Leadership positions sit vacant at the U.S. Geological Survey's climate science centers. And U.S. Department of Agriculture research into environmental issues important to farmers is unfinished. ...

Biden picks Chopra, Gensler for financial oversight roles

Jan. 18, 2021 17:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Rohit Chopra to be the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, tapping a progressive ally of Sen. Elizabeth Warren to helm the agency whose creation she championed. Chopra, now a commissioner at the...

Records: Trump allies behind rally that ignited Capitol riot

Jan. 17, 2021 21:38 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans of President Donald Trump’s failed reelection campaign had key roles in orchestrating the Washington rally that spawned a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol, according to an Associated Press review of records, undercutting the grassroots image pushed by groups...

Records: Trump allies behind rally that ignited Capitol riot

Jan. 17, 2021 21:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of President Donald Trump’s failed presidential campaign played key roles in orchestrating the Washington rally that spawned a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol, according to an Associated Press review of records, undercutting claims the event was the brainchild...