Trump Just Used a Law He Seems to Hate to Create His First National Monument

President Donald Trump has designated his first national monument—and it’s an ode to black soldiers who fought for the Union Army in the Civil War. Trump issued his proclamation Friday to establish the Camp Nelson National Monument, a 380-acre parcel of protected land near Lexington, Kentucky, that once served as the…

It Could Cost You a Shit Ton to Visit America’s Most Popular National Parks Next Summer

The National Park Service wants to raise peak-season entrance fees at 17 of its busiest national parks starting in 2018. According to U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, who announced the proposal on Tuesday, the price hikes are needed to help improve aging infrastructure and facilities that are already…

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