Opponents of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline say it threatens waterways and wildlife habitats along its route. Last month's spill from the original Keystone pipeline just helped them make their case.
Indigenous Crees lived in the northern Plains long before the US-Canada border divided the region. But bisected by the line and labeled “foreign” Indians in the US, Cree were denied basic necessities, work — and eventually, even the right to stay in the country.
A federal judge in Montana halted construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline on Thursday on the grounds that the US government did not complete a full analysis of the environmental impact of the TransCanada Corp. project.
The altercation between Greg Gianforte — who is running for the state's only congressional seat in Thursday's special election — and journalist Ben Jacobs took place at a campaign event at Gianforte's headquarters in the city of Bozeman, Montana, The Guardian said.
To keep track of how stimulus money is being spent, ProPublica has asked volunteers across the country for help. Joining The Takeaway are ProPublica editor Amanda Michel and Geoff Badenoch, a volunteer tracker from Missoula, Montana.
Having run out of money two weeks ahead of schedule, the Cash for Clunkers program ends tonight. The Takeaway speaks to Bill Underriner, owner of Underriner Autos in Billings, Montana, and Mark LaNeve, vice president of sales for General Motors.