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PHOTOS: See The Sweeping American Landscapes Under Review By Trump

President Trump has ordered the Department of the Interior to review the status of at least 20 national monuments. Here's a visual guide to the landscapes now in Trump's sights.

President Donald J. Trump (C) delivers his first address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (L) and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R) listen on February 28, 2017, in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Jim Lo Scalzo - Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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People Are Reporting Criminal (Space) Aliens To New ICE Hotline

Immigration authorities launched a hotline for victims of crimes "committed by illegal aliens." Trump critics are calling with reports of Martians instead.

In Utah, San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman says locals have been riding responsibly in Recapture Canyon for decades. "We want it protected just like everyone else," he says. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Environment

In Utah, How You Tread Through This Canyon Matters

In Utah's canyon country, federal land managers are partially lifting a ban on off-road vehicle travel through an area that's prized for its sensitive Native American cultural sites.

In Utah, How You Tread Through This Canyon Matters

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Fyre Festival attendees walk around the event site on Thursday night in Grand Exuma, Bahamas. Festival goers had paid thousands of dollars for villas and lodges on the beach, but instead found a chaotic tent city. Miles Braun hide caption

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Paradise Lost: Luxury Music Festival Turns Out To Be Half-Built Scene Of Chaos

Tickets cost thousands for what organizers were calling "the cultural event of the decade." But when visitors arrived, they found a tent city without enough power, security or food.

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World Cafe

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Hear new music by country veteran Marty Stuart, former Gossip frontwoman Beth Ditto, psychedelic hip-hop duo Shabazz Palaces and more in April's playlist, curated by public-radio hosts.

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

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Meet The Teenage Girl Who Wants to Be A Boy Scout

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Sixteen-year-old Sydney Ireland has been an unofficial Boy Scout for more than a decade. Now she's petitioning the organization for the right to earn merit badges along with her male troop mates.

Meet The Teenage Girl Who Wants to Be A Boy Scout

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The Pentagon Investigates Possible Friendly Fire Deaths In Afghanistan

U.S. forces targeting an ISIS leader may have accidentally killed two of their own. United States Forces—Afghanistan says the service members' families have been informed of the investigation.

In 1967, Frederick Wiseman's controversial documentary Titicut Follies exposed conditions at Bridgewater State Hospital in Massachusetts. Fifty years later, the filmmaker, now 87, has adapted the work into dance. Hecco hide caption

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Dance

A Haunting '60s Film About Mental Illness And Incarceration Becomes A Ballet

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Frederick Wiseman's controversial 1967 documentary Titicut Follies exposed conditions at Bridgewater State Hospital in Massachusetts. Fifty years later, the filmmaker, now 87, has adapted it to dance.

A Haunting '60s Film About Mental Illness And Incarceration Becomes A Ballet

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Code Switch

Why American Sikhs Think They Need A Publicity Campaign

American Sikhs faced an onslaught of violence and hate crimes following the Sept. 11 attacks. In the face of renewed racist vitriol, they have devised a positive media plan.

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Trump Warns Of Potential 'Major, Major Conflict' With North Korea

The president told Reuters he would prefer a diplomatic solution, and believes China wants to help. He tweeted that Friday's missile test was in defiance of North Korea's northern neighbors.