President Joe Biden is pledging to give Native Americans a stronger voice in federal affairs.
The term has been historically used as an offensive slur for Indigenous women. Officials state the removal of the slur is effective immediately.
The Biden administration is proposing up to 10 oil and gas lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and one in Alaska over the next five years.
The U.S. is adding $103 million this year for wildfire risk reduction and burned-area rehabilitation throughout the country as well as establishing an interagency wildland firefighter well-being program.
Southern California harbor patrol boats picked up reports of a possible fuel spill off the coast on a marine radio emergency channel about an hour before the U.S. Coast Guard said it heard about oil on the water.
A long-shot bid to pass legislation that would make the District of Columbia the nation’s 51st state is stalling in the Senate.