All News Articles for 2014-08-25

Monday, August 25, 2014
Snowden Documents Reveal NSA's 'Own Secret Google'
Agency has been sharing more than 850 billion telecom records on foreigners and U.S. citizens with law enforcement, documents reveal
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Groups to FCC: Don't Let Comcast Become Nation's Media 'Gatekeeper'
As public comment period draws to close, groups warn the joining of telecom giants is not in the public interest
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ESPN Says Announcers Do Not Have to Say 'Redskins' on Air
Sports network adopts new policy to avoid using offensive NFL team name
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Officials Warn of Possible Second Outbreak as Ebola Confirmed in Fifth Country
Japan awaits green light to supply untested drug as report from the World Health Organization highlights factors that have led to underestimated epidemic
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WaPo: Governments Exploit Cell Phone Technology to Track Users Worldwide
Investigation shows "the burgeoning, multibillion-dollar surveillance industry makes advanced spying technology available worldwide."
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Elevated Rates of Thyroid Cancer Found in Fukushima Youth
Over 100 Fukushima youth diagnosed with definitive or suspected thyroid gland cancer
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Michael Brown's Funeral Unites Family, Activists, Mourners
'All I want is peace while my son is being laid to rest' — Michael Brown, Sr.
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In Defiant Action, Pipeline Protesters Lock Themselves to Trucks
Arrested activist: "My act of defiance is an act against the machine, meant to slow and halt its destruction."
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New York’s Homeless Pushed Deeper into the Shadows
Joe sits on newspapers spread on the sidewalk by the entrance to midtown’s Grand Central Station. His head rests in his hands, only looking up when coins from passersby clink into his paper cup. “A shelter is like a prison without guards,” he says, when asked why he was out on the street. “I’m done...
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