Montana - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Montana


This Philippine butterfly had a mistaken identity for years, until its 'rediscovery'

Jun 30, 2020 - 7:00 PM

A pair of scientists have discovered a new subspecies of butterfly whose only known habitat is at the peak of Mount Talinis

NEW SUBSPECIES. A.p. nuydai (above) was initially mislabeled as A. p. Montana (below), another subspecies of the Appias phoebe butterfly species that's endemic to the Philippines. Image courtesy of J. Badon; A. p. montana image taken from Tsukada, et. al. (1985)

1 dead after Swiss avalanche, rescue search paused

Feb 19, 2019 - 11:53 PM

(UPDATED) Four people have been reported as injured in the avalanche on February 19 at the Crans-Montana ski station in southern Switzerland

U.S. court halts construction of Keystone XL oil pipeline

Nov 09, 2018 - 2:53 PM

The ruling by Judge Brian Morris of the US District Court for the District of Montana deals a stinging setback to Trump and the oil industry and serves up a big win for conservationists and indigenous groups

NO. In this file photo, demonstrators march to the Federal Building in protest against US President Donald Trump's executive order fast-tracking the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, in Los Angeles, California on February 5, 2017. File photo by Mark Ralston/AFP

'Highly constructive' talks on Cyprus, says UN

Jul 02, 2017 - 12:28 AM

The negotiations have been billed as the best chance for resolving one of the world s longest running political crises

PEACE TALKS. Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Turkish Cypriot Leader Mustafa Akinci pose for a photograph during Cyprus peace talks in the Swiss resort of Crans-Montana on June 30, 2017. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Is Tom Brady the greatest quarterback ever?

Feb 03, 2017 - 1:53 PM

Former NFL coaches and players believe Brady will be in a class of his own with another Super Bowl victory

High approval for cannabis, other measures in US vote

Nov 09, 2016 - 2:43 PM

US voters also weighed in on a slew of ballot measures including several related to marijuana gun control and the death penalty

Voters cast their ballots at voting machines at Shadow Ridge High School on Election Day on November 8, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Americans across the nation are picking their choice for the next president of the United States. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Hillary Clinton making US election history

Jun 08, 2016 - 7:58 AM

Hillary Clinton is poised to proclaim herself the first female White House nominee of a major US party as voters from New Jersey to California cast ballots in the last major primaries of the 2016 race

MAKING HISTORY. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks onstage during the 'Hillary Clinton: She's With Us' concert at The Greek Theatre on June 6, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: Miley Cyrus remembers 'Hannah Montana' days on show's 10th anniversary

Mar 25, 2016 - 2:18 PM

To the world it s a celebration of 10 years but for us the journey began way before the world had any clue who the f ck any of us are writes Miley on Instagram

HANNAH MONTANA FOREVER. Miley Cyrus remembers her days on the Disney Channel show and posts a lengthy tribute on its 10th anniversary. Screengrab from Instagram/mileycyrus

Romania village wins protected status, blocking Canada mine plans

Jan 15, 2016 - 7:33 AM

The step is a new blow for Canada s Gabriel Resources which has been trying for 15 years to get an environment ministry permit to extract 300 tonnes of gold from the picturesque village

PROTECTED. In this file photo, a woman pushes a pram past the abandoned Cosma House, a historic building in Rosia Montana, a mining town in Transylvania, Western Romania, September 2011. File photo by Zsolt Czegledi/EPA

Diddy surprises with new album, 'MMM'

Nov 05, 2015 - 10:31 AM

Sean Combs releases a new album with collaborations with French Montana Future and Wiz Khalifa

'MMM.' Sean 'Diddy' Combs surprises fans with a free new album on his 46th birthday. Screengrab from Instagram/iamdiddy

California wildfires death toll rises to 5

Sep 18, 2015 - 2:18 PM

Some 17 000 people are still unable to return to their homes as 13 000 firefighters battle blazes across the state

DEATH TOLL RISES. A general view shows the wreckage of cars destroyed by the 'Valley fire' in Middletown, California, USA, September 16, 2015. Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

The Super Bowl, American Football and why it matters

Jan 29, 2014 - 11:07 PM

Super Bowl XLVIII is the biggest sporting event of the year in the United States but the sport of American Football remains a mystery to many around the world Rappler s sports editor Ryan Songalia takes a stab at demystifying the sport for the rest of the world

US suspends 34 nuclear missile officers over exam cheating

Jan 16, 2014 - 10:29 AM

The scandal at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana marked the latest in a series of damaging revelations dogging the US s nuclear force

Miley Cyrus 'twerking' goes viral, sparks anger

Aug 28, 2013 - 5:30 PM

After the young singer s VMA stunt twerking officially enters the Oxford dictionary

SHE CAN'T STOP. Miley Cyrus is unflustered by the hail of criticism. Photo from her Facebook

Broken tooth in dino tail 'proves' T. rex was predator

Jul 17, 2013 - 1:46 PM

What researchers have described is the first discovery of a broken Tyrannosaurus rex tooth in another dinosaur bone

T. REX BITE. This undated photo courtesy of David A. Burnham and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) shows researchers Robert A. DePalma II (L)and David A. Burnham as they look at a Tyrannosaurus rex tooth crown embedded between hadrosaur vertebrae and surrounded by bone overgrowth. Photo by AFP/David A. Burnham/PNAS

Hackers broadcast zombie apocalypse alert on US TV

Feb 13, 2013 - 7:41 AM

The warning broke into regular programming Monday evening on at least four local television stations in the US state of Montana

INFOGRAPHIC: 2012 U.S. Electoral Map

Nov 11, 2012 - 2:07 PM

UPDATED Here is the 2012 US Election Map showing the distribution of the electoral votes as of Saturday November 10

#USvote: Electoral College tally

Nov 11, 2012 - 9:02 AM

UPDATED Nov 11 Here is the Electoral College tally for the 2012 US presidential election based on projections from the major US networks ABC NBC CBS CNN FOX and the New York Times

LIVE: Obama wins, say U.S. media

Nov 07, 2012 - 8:19 AM

LIVE COVERAGE of the 2012 US presidential election November 6 2012

Voters in full force for U.S. poll finale

Nov 07, 2012 - 6:44 AM

Freezing temperatures in the northeast light drizzle in Chicago and a threat of thunderstorms in Florida did little to deter citizens from lining up at polling stations

Obama, Romney end tumultuous White House campaign

Nov 06, 2012 - 2:10 PM

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney made their final cases to Americans on election eve Monday November 5 capping a grueling negative multi billion dollar campaign and handing their fates to voters

THE BATTLE IS ON. This combination of file pictures shows US President Barack Obama (L) speaking during a campaign event at Prime Osborn Convention Center July 19, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida, and US Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney (R) addressing the Family Research Council's Values Voter Summit in Washington on October 8, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN /Nicholas KAMM/FILES

It's official! Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are engaged

Jun 06, 2012 - 8:41 PM

Hannah Montana and Gale Hawthorne form the newest Hollywood soon to be union

FOR REAL? FOR KEEPS? Looks like it. Image from