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Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Environmental campaigners cheered this week when President Barack Obama vetoed a Congressional bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline, and urged him to stand up for the climate and fully reject TransCanada's tar sands pipeline project. Yet if that rejection happens, observers point out that it could put a costly burden on U.S. taxpayers. That's...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Four weeks into the largest nationwide strike by oil plant workers in 36 years...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Marijuana became legal in the nation's capital on Thursday as a voter...

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Israel's Netanyahu is being justly pilloried for his blind belligerence on Iran, from his lies on their nuclear program to his grim insistence the U.S. make war, not diplomacy. But his crimes go much further: At home, he has overseen a record expansion of illegal settlements and, with them, a thriving surreal settlement tourism industry - cue hot tubs, night clubs, vineyard tours and IDF Shooting Adventures - to ensure his new Palestinian-less "facts on the ground" stay that way.