All News Articles for 2014-09-29

Monday, September 29, 2014
Migrant Rights Group: It's Beyond Time to Act on Needless Deaths
"Our message is blunt: migrants are dying who need not."— IOM Director General William Lacy Swing
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Revealed: The Little-Known Executive Order Behind Our 'Collect It All' Spy State
ACLU Freedom of Information request exposes how Reagan-era order has been used by the Obama administration as the "primary source" of NSA surveillance authority
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A 'Spoon-Fed' Terror Threat: The Truth About Khorasan
"Once it served its purpose of justifying the start of the bombing campaign in Syria, the Khorasan narrative simply evaporated as quickly as it materialized," Intercept writers reveal
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The rubble of a home reportedly hit by a U.S.-led coalition airstrike in Kafar Daryan in Syria. (Photo: Sami Ali / AFP/Getty Images) As US Bombs Iraq and Syria, Who Exactly Is Being Killed?
Pentagon provides scant information about people dying at its hands, while reports of civilian casualties emerge from the ground
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Sizzle, Sizzle, Fossil Fuels and Trouble: Study Confirms Climate Change Drove Extreme Heat Waves
NOAA's new report finds climate change behind five heat waves that occurred across globe in 2013
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In Effort to Combat Campus Sexual Assault, California 'Yes Means Yes' Signed into Law
"Affirmative consent" law shifts burden of proof in campus sexual assault cases
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As Endless War Drags On, US Has No Plans to Release Secret Prisoners Kept in Afghanistan
New President Ashraf Ghani set to endorse Bilateral Security Agreement, paving way for thousands of U.S. troops to maintain presence for another decade
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Pro-Palestinian Protesters Thwart Israeli Cargo Ship Again
Claiming a 'big victory,' picketers at the Port of Oakland forced the Zim Shanghai to leave the area unloaded
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Is Former Head of Homeland Security Peddling Fear for Profit?
Since leaving government service, Michael Chertoff has made a career of leveraging fears of foreign threats to boost bottom lines of corporate clients
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'Umbrella Revolutionaries' Sweep Riot Police From Hong Kong Streets
Despite tough tactics by security units, Occupy Central and its pro-democracy supporters use 'peace and love' to hold ground and increase numbers
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