United States Secretary of the Interior

A flag of the Philippines flies over a destroyed neighborhood in Tacloban, Philippines on Friday Nov. 22, 2013. Hundreds of thousands of people were displaced by Typhoon Haiyan, which tore across several islands in the eastern Philippines on Nov. 8. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

Philippine typhoon death toll rises above 5,000

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The death toll from one of the strongest typhoons on record has risen above 5,000 and is likely to climb further, although recovery efforts are beginning to take hold, Philippine officials […]


Interior Secretary Sally Jewell. (AP Photo/Dan Joling, File)

Jewell: Congress must fight for more park funds

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says Congress needs to do more than talk when it comes to national parks, forests and other public lands. In her first major address since taking office this […]


Sally Jewell

Jewell makes emotional pledge to Native Americans

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — In her first address to Indian Country as the 51st U.S. Interior Secretary, Sally Jewell made an emotional pledge Thursday to help right past wrongs against Native Americans and […]



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