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Chinese skyscraper built in 19 working days


Dozens of dinosaur eggs discovered by construction workers in Chinese city

<a href="http://www.cnn.com/2015/04/21/asia/china-dinosaur-eggs-found/">Construction workers unearthed 43 fossilized dinosaur eggs </a>during road repair work in the city of Heyuan in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong on Sunday, April 19, officials said.


Nepal earthquake: Four U.S. citizens among nearly 4,000 dead

Caption:KATHMANDU, NEPAL - APRIL 25: Emergency rescue workers carry a victim on a stretcher after Dharara tower collapsed on April 25, 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal. More than 100 people have died as tremors hit Nepal after an earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale caused buildings to collapse and avalanches to be triggered in the Himalayas. Authorities have warned that the death toll is likely to be much higher. (Photo by Omar Havana/Getty Images)


1. Environmental Advocates Deride House Passage of Keystone XL Legislation

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A TransCanada Keystone Pipeline pump station operates outside Steele City, Nebraska March 10, 2014.

2. Obama Administration Strikes Deal With China, Pledges $3 Billion to International Climate Fund

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Coal plant emissions are just one source of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere that are contributing to global warming and climate change.

3. Battling Diabetes on Reservations: Bridging the Gap and Getting Healthy

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Diabetes is one of the toughest health challenges facing American Indian communities.

4. KC Chiefs Celebrate Native Heritage Month With Help From Hall of Famer

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Priest Holmes is inducted into the Chiefs Hall of Fame during the team’s celebration of Native American Heritage Month.

5. Kansas City Chiefs Partner With Local Tribes; Redskins Still Defiant

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6. Surfing as Sovereignty: How Native Hawaiians Resisted Colonialism

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Eddie Aikau is credited with having defused a potentially explosive situation at a time when tensions were high on the islands.

7. Bighorn Hunt on Colville Reservation Revives Ancient Cultural Tradition

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Jordan Leskinen with the bighorn ram he shot for his grandmother.

8. Photo: A Protest Unites Thousands Against a Slur

9. Changes on Lummi Nation Council

10. BIA’s Funding Maze Hampers Tribal Self- Governance

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11. Don’t Listen to Predators

12. Native American Heritage Month

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14. Smithsonian American Indian Heritage Month


1. Waste from Ebola poses challenge to hospitals.

2. Overwhelmed U.S. port inspectors unable to keep up with illegal wildlife trade.

3. Measure 92: Labeling genetically engineered foods in Oregon.

4. Bloomberg to back soda tax in Berkeley.

5. BLM prejudged merits of seasonal drilling in petroleum reserve — greens.

6. EPA announces proposed settlement with Niagara Mohawk.

7. EPA starts MCHM air testing, but lacks adequate data.

8. Frack check.

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9. ‘We are trying to prepare for the worst': president of the Haida Nation.

10. Threats to Americans, ranked (by actual threat instead of media hype).

A highly scientific poll featured on Fox News (Nick Martin)

11. Steyer deploys ark to show menace of climate change in Florida.

12. These maps of water use show why the Western US is in trouble.

13. Climate campaigners ramp up pressure on fossil fuel industry.

14. Florida politicians battle rhetoric as rising seas drive worries over climate change.

15. Indian schools face decayed buildings, poverty.

16. Fukushima radiation nearing West Coast.

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17. Asbestos toll rises from factory of death as fallout continues.

Peter Bird suits up for asbestos inspection in Sunshine North. Picture: Tony Gough

18. China tests outright logging ban in state forests.

Forestry workers lifting logs early in the morning, Heilongjiang Province, China.

19. Health scare in Texas also sends political ripples.

20. Amid assurances on Ebola, Obama is said to seethe.

21. In conspicuous success, Senegal is declared Ebola-free.

22. Here’s what you need to know about the deep-sea gold rush.

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23. The Dutch boy mopping up a sea of plastic.

Boyan Slat in front of rough seas

24. Loaded with lead: How gun ranges poison workers and shooters.


1. Native Groups to Protest Sunday’s Redskins Game in Arizona

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A young man protests the R-word in Dallas,Texas during the Redskins/Cowboys game in 2013. Protests are planned for this weekend ahead of the Redskins/Cardinals game by several Native American groups.

2. An American Indian in China

3. ‘Modernize the Columbia River Treaty,’ Religious Leaders Urge U.S. and Canada

Via Washington State Catholic Conference
The Columbia River treaty needs to be modernized, religious and indigenous leaders in the Northwest and British Columbia say.

4. Diversity of Native American Business on Display in Milwaukee

5. A Voice of Reason in Connecticut’s Anti-Fed Rec Wilderness

Bridgeport, Connecticut Mayor Bill Finch is going against his state’s norm by applauding the Bureau of Indian Affairs proposed new regulations for the federal acknowledgment process.

6. Glory Days! Rare Video of Jackie Pierson, Contestant on ‘Biggest Loser’

7. Meet Shoni Schimmel! 30 Northern Cheyenne Kids Hit the Jackpot!

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The Northern Cheyenne group that traveled to Pablo, Montana to see Shoni Schimmel at Kootani-Salish College 157

8. Un-Build It, and They Will Come: With Dams Gone, Chinook Return to Upper Elwha

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Stilll from a video shot by a reader of the Peninsula Daily News of salmon spawning in Olympic National Park, finally able to swim all the way up the Elwha River in the wake of dam removal.

9. Q’orianka Kilcher: Te Ata Is ‘Most Challenging Role I Have Ever Taken On’

Photo by Brian Daffron.
Q’orianka Kilcher all smiles on the set of Te Ata. Photo by Brian Daffron.

10. Bakken Gas Flares Away, as Nationwide Propane Shortage Kills With Hypothermia

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Flares burning waste gas at a well in McKenzie County, N.D., in the Bakken shale oil field.

11. Election: Wisconsin Mining Is The Issue Stirring Native Voters

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Wisconsin state Senate candidate Paul DeMain. DeMain is president and CEO of Indian Country Communications and editor of News From Indian Country.

12. Traditional Teachings Are Not in the Public Domain


1. Millions snap up iPhone 6 on opening weekend

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2. Keyboard apps make typing a breeze in iOS 8

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3. Tech Now: Terrific apps are reborn for iPhone 6, iOS 8

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4. Dark matter? Scientists closer to seeing a vast, invisible universe

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5. Ghoulish stabbing raises question: Who is Slenderman?

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6. New technology could give thieves key to your door, literally

7. New device could catch when drivers are texting

8. China Clamps Down on Web, Pinching Companies Like Google

9. Still No Flying Cars? Debating Technology’s Future

10. Searching for the Crashless Car