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15 Marines, 1 Navy Sailor Killed in Mississippi Military Plane Crash Mourned by FamiliesMarines and a Navy sailor

The 15 Marines and a Navy sailor killed in a military plane crash earlier this week in Mississippi came from around the country. Six of the Marines and the sailor were from an elite Marine Raider battalion at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. (more…)

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Wildfires in California Spread Quickly, Evacuation Orders Lifted in Other Parts of the West

A pair of California wildfires have quickly spread, threatening hundreds of homes and forcing evacuations at a popular lakeside campground and a summer camp where flames temporarily trapped children and counselors, a fire official said. (more…)

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Greg Gianforte celebrates his win in the congressional election at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bozeman, Mont., on May 25, 2017, a day after he was accused of assaulting a reporter. After being declared the winner, Gianforte apologized to the reporter. (Rachel Leathe/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP)

Montana Congressman-elect Greg Gianforte Apologizes for ‘Assault’ On Reporter, Pledges Donation to Committee to Protect Journalists

Montana congressman-elect Greg Gianforte, who was charged with a misdemeanor after allegedly slamming Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs to the ground for asking a question, has apologized to the reporter and announced a donation to the Committee to Protect Journalists. (more…)

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Montana Republican Goes From Reluctant Trump Backer to All-in Supporter

When Donald Trump visited to Montana last year ahead of the state's Republican presidential primary, technology entrepreneur Greg Gianforte was running on the GOP ticket for governor and made it a point to avoid his party's likely presidential nominee. Gianforte later reluctantly pledged support for Trump, but tried to distance

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One of the Most Complete Ankylosaur Fossils Discovered in Montana

A team of researchers with the Royal Ontario Museum and the University of Toronto, both in Canada, has unearthed what is being described as one of the most complete ankylosaur fossilized skeletal remains ever from the Judith River Formation in Montana. In their paper published in the journal Royal Society

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