Ken Salazar

President Barack Obama signs bills. (Credit: Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Designates 5 New National Monuments

President Barack Obama has designated five new national monuments, using executive authority to protect historic or ecologically significant sites.


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Obama’s Interior Secretary Ken Salazar Leaving

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will leave the Obama administration in March, an Obama administration official said Wednesday.