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Interior Secretary Draws Ire For Saying One-Third Of His Employees Are Disloyal

In sports parlance it's called an unforced error. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke made one the other day when he was captured stating that roughly one-third of his vast workforce is not loyal to him or President Trump. The comment quickly was condemned, including by some who wagered that the percentage was much higher.

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Launches Accessible Virtual Tours Of Historic Buildings

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park in Skagway, Alaska, has launched new virtual reality tours of park buildings. Now you can explore some of Skagway’s most significant historic buildings from home. Enjoy a stroll through the park museum, experience the fascinating Jeff. Smiths Parlor Museum, and see how a pioneer family lived at the Moore House.

Mark The 60th Anniversary Of Sputnik At Minuteman Missile National Historic Site

“Beep. Beep. Beep.” The signal from the Soviet satellite known as Sputnik terrified Americans in the fall of 1957 and changed the world. If the Russians could put a satellite into space, it stood to reason that they could launch a nuclear missile to the United States.

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