News for 2013-06-29

Saturday, June 29, 2013
[field_image_caption-raw] Obama State Dept. Leaving Citizens in the Dark About Exact Keystone XL Pipeline Route
Believe it or not, the precise route of TransCanada's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline remains shrouded in mystery .
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[field_image_caption-raw] Western US Swelters Under Blistering, Record-Breaking Heat
Sweltering heat is baking areas of the western and southwestern United States this weekend.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Snowden's Father: 'Ironclad Assurances' Son's Constitutional Rights Protected Could Bring Return
Lonnie Snowden, the father of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, has said he believes his son would return to the U.S. if there were "ironclad assurances" that his son's constitutional rights would be respected. Mr. Snowden sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder outlining conditions he says...
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[field_image_caption-raw] The Expendables: How the Temps Who Power Corporate Giants Are Getting Crushed
It's 4:18 a.m. and the strip mall is deserted. But tucked in back, next to a closed-down video store, an employment agency is already filling up. Rosa Ramirez walks in, as she has done nearly every morning for the past six months. She signs in and sits down in one of the 100 or so blue plastic...
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[title] Snowden, Greenwald and the Media Saga
This week’s News Divide looks at media coverage of the developing story of Snowden’s whereabouts and the associated backlash against Greenwald. We speak to Josh Feldman, editor for Mediaite; Kathleen McClellan of the Government Accountability Project; Peter Hart of FAIR Media Watch; and Erik Wemple...
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