All News Articles for 2014-10-06

Monday, October 6, 2014
James Risen on Why Journalists Must 'Fight Back'
Accepting award for journalistic courage, Risen declares, "If you’d rather live in a society in which you don’t know anything, then that’s the alternative."
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California's Prop 47 Hopes to Stem State's 'Incarceration Binge'
Diverse array of groups back reclassification of nonviolent, low-level crimes ahead of November ballot
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Delivering 'Postscript' to Historic March, Climate Walkers Unite to Demand Right to Safe Planet
1,000-kilometer walk in Philippines will finish at city hardest hit by last year's record-deadly typhoon
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Rate of Ocean Warming Vastly Underestimated: Study
Global warming trends show scientists underestimated rising heat of ocean surface levels for decades
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NATO Head: 'We Can Deploy Our Troops Wherever We Want'
Statement by Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg flouts NATO's post-Cold War agreement with Russia that it will not permanently deploy combat troops to eastern and central Europe
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Did NY Gov's Office Edit 'Politically Inconvenient' Findings of Fracking Study?
Internal government documents show how state officials may have tried " to mitigate any political complication" the research may have caused for Governor Andrew Cuomo's gas drilling policies
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Supreme Court Declines to Review Appeals, Gay Marriage to be Legal in 30 States
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up same-sex marriage appeals from five states, paving the way for gay and lesbian couples to tie the knot
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Humanity Failing the Earth’s Ecosystems
'The core of this issue goes beyond the questions of where we put our roads and highways – it goes to fundamental ways of how we organise ourselves socially and economically in relation to nature and biodiversity.'
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Endless Flow of Weapons Fuels Endless War in Iraq and Syria
New report shows how flood of munitions from across the globe, including the United States, are making peace impossible in Middle East
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