News for 2014-02-25

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
[field_image_caption-raw] New Study Confirms One of Agent Orange's Toxic Legacies
A new study reveals that members of the Air Force Reserve were exposed to significant levels of Agent Orange long after planes were dumping the toxic cocktail on Vietnam. The findings, published online Friday in the journal Environmental Research , stand in contrast to claims by the U.S. Air Force...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Ukraine Parliament Votes to Try Ousted President at International Criminal Court
Ukraine's parliament voted on Tuesday to give the International Criminal Court the authority to try ousted President Viktor Yanukovich for his alleged role in the deaths of over 100 protesters. The vote comes a day after the interim government issued an arrest warrant for Yanukovich, who has been...
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[title] How US Evangelical Missionaries Wage War on Gay People in Uganda
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[field_image_caption-raw] As US Media Mangles Venezuela Coverage, Maduro Calls for 'Peace Conference'
As street protests continued in Venezuela this week, President Nicolas Maduro has called for a "peace conference" on Wednesday in order to defuse the violence, though it remains unclear which, if any, representatives of his opposition will agree to attend.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Has Fukushima Radiation Reached North America?
This post was updated Tuesday, February 26.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Common Insecticides on the Rise in Your Home and Body: Report
A class of insecticides known as pyrethroids used inside the home is increasingly found in the human body, a team of researchers from UC Davis has discovered , raising alarm over the long-term effects of the chemicals on people.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Remember That Nuclear Dump Site That 'Was Never Supposed to Leak'?
A leak at the only underground nuclear waste dump in the United States is now believed to be releasing radiation into the air, the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced Monday, sparking alarm among residents near the southeastern New Mexico site.
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[title] Exxon Mobil CEO Sues to Keep Fracking Away From Backyard
Chris Hayes looks at Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson’s lawsuit tied to fracking.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Western Spy Agencies Infiltrating, Warping World of Online Activism
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[field_image_caption-raw] EU No Instant Saviour for Ukraine
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