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  • Florida evacuation orders lifted as rain quells wildfires
    on April 23, 2017 at 8:05 pm

    (Reuters) - Florida officials on Sunday lifted evacuation orders for about 2,000 homes threatened by wildfires in drought-stricken central and southwestern parts of the state, after rainfall helped firefighters battle the blazes. […]

  • Trump to set executive orders on environment, energy this week
    on April 23, 2017 at 7:43 pm

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will sign several executive orders on energy and the environment this week, which would make it easier for the United States to develop energy on and offshore, a White House official said on Sunday. […]

  • March for Science draws big crowds, clever signs across U.S.
    on April 23, 2017 at 12:42 am

    WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people turned out in cities across the United States and beyond on Saturday for Earth Day events billed as a "celebration of science" to counter what organizers say is a growing disregard for evidence-based knowledge in Washington. […]