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  • Bad news for Trump — 60% of Americans say the surging stock market doesn't affect them

    Michael Nagle/Getty Images According to a new poll from Financial Times and the Peter G Peterson Foundation, most Americans don't seem to care that much about the stock market's performance.  In the poll, 61% of Americans said that stock movements "had little or no effect on their financial well being." Only 40% of respondents in the poll said (correctly) that the stock market had gone up this year.  Donald Trump has staked his reelection chances on the health of the US economy, and touts...

    Business Insider
  • National Park Service to help plan 8 local areas in 5 states

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The National Park Service will provide consultants to help create eight local parks and other recreation and conservation areas in Alabama, Mississippi, South Carolina, Kentucky and Florida. Park Service landscape architects and community planners work with local communities to help plan parks, trails, greenways and other

    The Washington Times
  • National Park Service takes unprecedented step in Smoky Mountains to save endangered bats

    Reopening the cave was a heroic gambit in an otherwise dire situation. The cave is critical winter habitat for endangered Indiana bats.

    Knoxville News Sentinel