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Arkansas Legislature Copies Indiana, Passes Controversial Religious Freedom Bill

Bottling water without scrutiny: Companies tapping springs and aquifers in California with little oversight

Africa’s Largest Lake Is So Polluted That Parts of It Can No Longer Support Life

Big Oil Pressured Scientists Over Fracking Wastewater's Link to Quakes

New Canadian Counterterrorism Law Threatens Environmental Groups

When Is the Next Ice Age?

Nobody, Especially the Government, Knows How Many Mass Graves Have Been Found in Mexico

Two Years After Exxon's Mayflower Spill, Will Tougher Pipeline Rules Go Beyond Talk?

Twisted Prison Guard Games: Allegations of gladiator matches in a San Francisco jail highlight a history of humiliating rituals.

California Security Firms Stay in Business After Licenses Are Revoked

Arkansas lawmakers set to vote on controversial ‘religious freedom’ bill

Muhammadu Buhari has won Nigeria's presidential polls, in the country's first election victory by the opposition.

The whole world is breaking the law by ignoring climate change
That's the word from a group of respected lawyers who've just introduced what they're calling the Oslo Principles.

US pledges emissions cuts of up to 28% ahead of global climate treaty

Indiana Woman Convicted of Fetal Homicide and Child Neglect, Which Makes No Sense

Barney Frank drops a bombshell: How a shocking anecdote explains the financial crisis

Facebook 'tracks all visitors, breaching EU law'
People without Facebook accounts, logged out users, and EU users who have explicitly opted out of tracking are all being tracked, report says.

Honoring Cesar Chavez's Birthday by Supporting the Farm Workers for Whom He Gave His Life

Turns out the world’s first “clean coal” plant is a backdoor subsidy to oil producers

Blackwater guards facing 30 years for 2007 Iraq shootings ask for leniency

Economic Inequality: It’s Far Worse Than You Think
The great divide between our beliefs, our ideals and reality.

Air Strike at Yemeni Refugee Camp Kills 45

Nuclear talks between six world powers and Iran could go on past a midnight deadline, US officials say.

Massive Glacier Melt and Fresh Water Are Pouring Into the Gulf of Alaska

Prosecutors Scrutinize Minority Borrowers’ Auto Loans

Here Comes a New Wave of Billion-Dollar Hedge Funds

Poll Finds Strong Majority of Americans Support an International Climate Agreement

The president and CEO of The Associated Press called for changes to international laws that would make it a war crime to kill journalists or take them hostage.

A Man in California Wants to Kill My Son

The World's Worst Climate Villain Just Showed Us Exactly How to Stop Global Warming

Arizona Bill Would Fund Predictive Policing Technology

For years, conditions inside the United States’ only federal supermax facility were largely a mystery. But a landmark lawsuit is finally revealing the harsh world within

How Brain-Damaging Mercury Puts Arctic Kids at Risk

AT&T’s Plan to Watch Your Web Browsing - and What You Can Do About It

In Vietnam, Rampant Wildlife Smuggling Prompts Little Concern

Google's Campaign Against Antiwar and Alternative Media

Australia Accidentally Leaked the Personal Information of All the G20 Leaders

There’s a Scientific Consensus on Climate Change?
Much of the public remains unaware of that basic fact, but researchers have found two ways to increase people's knowledge.

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) called Tuesday for his Legislature to immediately pass clarification to the state's controversial religious freedom act in order to quell concerns that the law sanctions discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transge

It's Time to Talk About the Next System
The Next System Project, which launches today, offers systemic solutions to the systemic climate, political, economic, social and cultural crises the United States is experiencing.

Tortured for Being Gay in Indiana
When Dynasty Young reported relentless harassment and abuse to Indianapolis school officials, they didn\u2019t punish the bullies - they expelled him.

A Court Case So Secret, the US Government Says It Can't Go On

Fatal Construction Accident Shows Higher Risks Faced by Latino Workers

The Justice Department is suing Southeastern Oklahoma State University for discrimination after the school fired a transgender professor in 2011.

Australian Government Knew of Abuse at Asylum Seeker Detention Center Months Before It Acted

Rounding Us Up, and Exposing Us All to Cancer
Cancer is only one of many health consequences of the growing scourge of herbicides, pesticides and GMOs.

Equality groups ready for counterattack against wave of anti-gay bills across US

Pharmacy Groups Balk at Supplying Lethal Injection Drugs

Ring of Snitches: How Detroit Police Slapped False Murder Convictions on Young Black Men

Keeping felons from earning a living doesn't make us safer, only poorer
70 million adults have arrest or conviction records in the United States - or about one in three adults. Restricting their employment is holding back our economy.

The Fight Against High-Stakes Testing: A Civil Rights Movement

Washington Post: President Obama’s Pledge of “Unprecedented Openness” Violated By Closed, Secretive Administration

Cuba Eradicates Syphillis, HIV Transmission to Babies

Netanyahu’s U.S. Popularity Has Declined Sharply: Poll