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In southern California forest officials back culling trees. Locals are furious
The measure could curb the wind-driven wildfires in the region, but critics want a deeper assessment

Gabrielle Canon

12, Nov, 2021 @11:35 AM

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Trump wins stay on release of key White House records | First Thing
Donald Trump was granted a temporary injunction over the release of documents on the US Capitol attack. Plus, how gerrymandering rigs elections

Clea Skopeliti

12, Nov, 2021 @10:59 AM

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These maps show how Republicans are blatantly rigging elections
Scroll down our visual guide to see how gerrymandering allows Republicans to virtually guarantee their re-election

Andrew Witherspoon and Sam Levine in New York

12, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Makah Tribe in US hopes for rights to resume sacred tradition of gray whale hunting
The tribe could be granted a special waiver after a lengthy legal battle to try to resume the historic practice

Hallie Golden in Seattle

12, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Federal appeals court grants Trump request to block release of records linked to Capitol attack – as it happened
Court sets hearing for 30 November to hear oral arguments

Maanvi Singh (now) and Joan E Greve (earlier)

12, Nov, 2021 @12:54 AM

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Kyle Rittenhouse judge in spotlight after angry reprimand of prosecution
Bruce Schroeder snaps at prosecutors and queries iPad footage as defense rests case in homicide trial

Maya Yang

11, Nov, 2021 @11:04 PM

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Trump wins temporary victory in effort to keep White House records secret
The former president is asking a court to block release of material related to the House investigation into the attack on the Capitol

David Smith and Joan E Greve in Washington

11, Nov, 2021 @10:31 PM

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Ahmaud Arbery killing: outrage as defense team tries to limit Black pastors in courtroom
‘We don’t want any more Black pastors in here,’ says Kevin Gough, defending men charged with murder – but judge denies request

Gloria Oladipo and Oliver Laughland

11, Nov, 2021 @9:49 PM

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Colorado reactivates crisis hospital guidelines as Covid cases rise
A booster shot is being offered to those age 18 and older to combat the surge as hospitals are expecting a shortage of ICU beds

Guardian staff and agencies

11, Nov, 2021 @9:34 PM

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‘Band-Aid on bullet wound’: Flint water settlement leaves some residents angry
While some residents welcomed the $626m payout, others are dismayed at an outcome they see as wholly inadequate

Gloria Oladipo

11, Nov, 2021 @6:43 PM

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US redistricting: are Republicans trying to rig the maps? | The fight to vote
It’s easy to say reform is failing. But from officials in Virginia, Ohio and Michigan, I heard a much more nuanced story

Sam Levine in New York

11, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Rare ‘cotton candy lobster’ seeks home after rescue by Maine fisherman
Seafood company looks for aquarium to take in lobster, which is one of one in 100m with unusual purple and blue coloring

Guardian staff and agency

11, Nov, 2021 @1:55 PM

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