News for 2014-04-01

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
[field_image_caption-raw] Massive 8.2-Magnitude Quake Triggers Tsunami Off Chile
This is a developing story... Check back for updates... The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued a warning that a tsunami may have been triggered off the coast of Chile Tuesday night after a massive earthquake beneath the seabed measuring 8.2 on the Richter scale. According to Twitter:
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Path to More Adversity': Paul Ryan Unveils Budget Proposal
Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) rolled out the 2015 House Republican budget on Tuesday. His "Path to Prosperity," critics charge, is a path to austerity that is completely out of step with what Americans want.
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[title] Coal Ash Poison in Water Even Without Major Spill
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[field_image_caption-raw] Tax Dodging Companies Hoarding Nearly One Trillion Overseas
Profits for U.S. companies are at a record high, yet companies have hoarded nearly one trillion overseas to dodge U.S. taxes, a new Moody's analysis shows. The findings, based on an analysis that looked at U.S. non-financial, Moody’s-rated companies, also reveal that these companies had stockpiled...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Clapper Confesses: NSA Searching Americans' Calls and Emails
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[title] Immigration Reform in the Shadows of Cesar Chavez's Legacy
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[field_image_caption-raw] Contamination Even More Widespread After Nuclear Dump Site Leak
Four more workers have now tested positive for radiation after being exposed to a February leak from an underground nuclear waste dump near Carlsbad, New Mexico, the U.S.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Resistance From Loss: Bereaved Yemenis Form Union Against Drones
They are the family, friends, and loved ones left behind after covert U.S. drone strikes kill Yemeni people. And now, they are launching a union of the bereaved to help each other heal from the psychological trauma and economic hardship that survivors face, investigate the real impacts of the...
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Unprecedented' Ocean Temperatures on Track to Bring Death to Coral Ecosystems
Coral reefs off of the Western Australian coast are in extreme peril due to "unprecedented" ocean temperatures caused by climate change, a report released Tuesday by the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) warns .
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[field_image_caption-raw] Student #WalkOut4Climate Demands Ban on Fossil Fuels
Roughly 200 students from universities across Massachusetts walked out of class on Monday before rallying in front of the State House to demand that the governor commit to a "clean energy future."
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[field_image_caption-raw] Torture Report: CIA Lying to US Public and Government
A classified Senate Intelligence Committee report charges that the Central Intelligence Agency lied to the U.S. public and government for years about its brutal interrogation techniques by hiding the extent of abuse and misleading about the lives this interrogation saves.
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[title] Petitions with 100,000+ Signatures Call for Snowden's Passport to be Reinstated
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