Proposed NewRange copper-nickel mine in Minnesota suffers fresh setback on top of years of delays

MINNEAPOLIS — The proposed NewRange Copper Nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota suffered a fresh setback this week when an administrative law judge recommended that state regulators should not reissue a crucial permit for the long-delayed project. Administrative Law Judge James LaFave said in a ruling […]

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Coal-producing West Virginia is converting an entire school system to solar power

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An entire county school system in coal-producing West Virginia is going solar, representing what a developer and U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin’s office touted on Wednesday as the biggest-ever single demonstration of sun-powered renewable electricity in Appalachian public schools. The agreement between Wayne […]

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Faith, hometown values fuel rise of Great American Family cable network

Watch out, Hallmark Channel. ‘Tis the season of Christmas-themed, made-for-TV movies, but your annual offerings face strong competition from a year-old, family-focused network. Great American Family, with a slate of 21 original Christmas movies this year, is laying claim as the fastest-growing cable channel for […]

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Supermodel Gigi Hadid backpedals on anti-Israel post, admits not fact-checking it

International supermodel Gigi Hadid has walked back a recent anti-Israel post after being accused of spreading disinformation, admitting that she didn’t fact-check an account about a Palestinian teen jailed for a stabbing spree against Israelis. Ms. Hadid, the daughter of Israel-born Palestinian real-estate developer Mohamed […]

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Lawmakers overwhelmingly vote to recognize Israel’s right to exist, call for Hamas to free hostages

Lawmakers advanced a pair of bills to reaffirm Israel’s right to exist in the wake of rising antisemitism and to demand that Palestinian terrorist group Hamas release the remaining hostages it took during its deadly attack on Israeli civilians last month. The House overwhelmingly advanced […]

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13 cannonballs dug up in Massachusetts

A crew digging a hole for an electrical conduit in Waltham, Massachusetts, Monday unearthed 13 cannonballs. After concerned workers notified authorities about possible unexploded ordnance, the Waltham Fire Department responded to the scene before calling in the Waltham Police Department, the State Police Bomb Squad […]

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Live updates | Israel and Hamas extend truce, agree to free more hostages and prisoners

Israel and Hamas have agreed to extend their cease-fire until Wednesday, raising the prospect of further exchanges of militant-held hostages for Palestinians imprisoned by Israel and a longer halt to their deadliest and most destructive war. Eleven Israeli women and children freed by Hamas entered […]

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