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Thousands of D.C.-area residents grabbed shovels, paint brushes and shipping boxes as part of the National Day of Service on Saturday to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in advance of Monday's national holiday for King and inaugural celebration.
An administration official says Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will leave the Obama administration in March.
Another government land grab is on the way. The Senate — just this past Sunday, a traditional day of rest — found time to pass a bill to preserve 32,000 acres in Michigan from further development, human activity, and bicycles.
Three weeks ago, your columnist noted some of the "good" that came along in the tech world in 2012. With very little to lose — you don't think I'm wagering actual cash money here, do you? — here are some more-or-less fearless predictions for 2013:
U.S. government officials Tuesday outlined a $1.9 billion American Indian land buyback program now that a nearly 17-year lawsuit about more than a century's worth of mismanaged trust royalties is settled.
The Department of the Interior announced Tuesday it will remove a controversial "drum major" quote on the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial that paraphrased the late civil rights leader's words, scrapping its initial plan to replace it with the full quote.
Government regulators issued a final set of safety rules for offshore drilling Wednesday, fine-tuning a series of emergency measures put in place after the BP oil spill in 2010.
Imagine being the only driver on a two-lane asphalt highway as the stark desolation of Death Valley National park passes on each side and the crystal blue sky stretches up from the horizon.
When the Interior Department released its five-year plan for our nation's offshore energy resources late last month, it revealed that President Obama's "all of the above" energy strategy excludes new areas for offshore natural gas and oil.