http://ift.tt/2vNOGLi News: Judge Rules That Cherokee Freedmen Have Right To Tribal Citizenship

Judge Rules That Cherokee Freedmen Have Right To Tribal Citizenship
A federal judge has ruled in favor of descendants of enslaved people owned by members of the tribe in the 19th century. The tribe’s attorney general says he does not intend to appeal the decision.

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http://ift.tt/2iJw4L2 News: In Houston, Floods Push Impoverished Residents Into Crisis

In Houston, Floods Push Impoverished Residents Into Crisis
Poor neighborhoods on the northeast side were hit hard by the storm. But residents say they received little help evacuating, and now they are struggling to get basics: food, water and information.

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Alice Cooper to Introduce ‘Wayne’s World’ at Chicago Showing, Plus News on Broken Hope + More

Get news on a special Alice Cooper appearance, plus new music from Broken Hope, Crematory and Steelheart in Wire-to-Wire.

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http://ift.tt/2emFkzK News: Three Reasons Houston Was A ‘Sitting Duck’ For Harvey Flooding

Three Reasons Houston Was A ‘Sitting Duck’ For Harvey Flooding
Urban planning experts say Houston’s flat landscape, outdated drainage system and unchecked development have left the city vulnerable to catastrophic flooding.

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http://ift.tt/2xAWD8B News: Trump Administration Selects Contractors For Border Wall Prototypes

Trump Administration Selects Contractors For Border Wall Prototypes
It’s a step toward launching the long-promised border wall with Mexico even as funds for the project remain uncertain.

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http://ift.tt/2vNJaIC News: Coral Reef Fish Are More Resilient Than We Thought, Study Finds

Coral Reef Fish Are More Resilient Than We Thought, Study Finds
Ocean acidification can cause reckless behavior in coral reef fish. But researchers say that coral reef environments have large chemical variations daily, which can offer recovery time for fish.

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http://ift.tt/2xB5Ldr News: For Grocery Stores In Texas, It’s A Race To Restock Their Shelves

For Grocery Stores In Texas, It’s A Race To Restock Their Shelves
Hurricane Harvey destroyed intricate supply chains that keep supermarket shelves stocked with perishable food. Grocery stores are already rebuilding those networks.

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