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Homestead cabins have become a cottage industry in the desert
Anne Krieghoff thought her husband, Darryl, was out of his mind in 1991 when he suggested they buy a tiny, ramshackle homestead cabin in the Yucca Valley. Like hundreds of other tiny desert shacks, the 660-square-foot house was the product of a 1930s-era government program to sell excess federal...
1091 points by Los Angeles Times | San Bernardino County California Mojave Desert Joshua Tree National Park Federal government Property Federalism Yucca brevifolia Federal government of the United States
Las Vegas jury views video of April 2014 rally led by Cliven Bundy
The day before cowboy protesters faced off against federal agents trying to impound cattle, rancher Cliven Bundy strode onto an outdoor stage in the middle of the Nevada desert and addressed scores of supporters at a morning rally.
61 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Federal government of the United States English-language films Cowboy United States Federal government Bureau of Land Management Federalism United States Congress
Muslim teacher who didn’t get job at Berlin school because of headscarf wins €9K compensation
A Muslim teacher who wasn’t hired by a Berlin school because she was wearing a headscarf will receive €8,680 (US$9,250) in compensation for discrimination, a German court has ruled. Read Full Article at
4190 points by Russia Today | Germany United States Appeal Law Federalism North Rhine-Westphalia States of Germany Constitution
Today: Travel Ban in Court — Get Your Ringside Seat. DeVos Faces Her Biggest Test.
I’m Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don’t want you to miss today. TOP STORIES Travel Ban in Court: Get Your Ringside Seat Before President Trump even took the oath, legal observers figured the federal courts would check his executive power, but...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | Vladimir Putin Smothers Brothers Super Bowl Federal government Federalism New England Patriots President of the United States
Obliterating EPA would create chaos, experts say
Gaetz sees smooth transition in oversight and regulations from feds to states.       
18874 points by USA Today | United States Environmental Protection Agency Federal government of the United States Environmentalism State Clean Water Act Environmental protection Federalism Independent agencies of the United States government