All News Articles for 2015-01-29

Thursday, January 29, 2015
'Uncivil': Professor Sues University For Free Speech Rights
'There is neither a 'civility' exception nor a 'Palestine' exception to the First Amendment,' says attorney
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'Turning Back on American People,' US Senate Votes to Approve Keystone XL Pipeline
'Thankfully, this vote is a farce—because Keystone XL is a decision for President Obama, not the Climate Denial Congress.'
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Seattle Teacher Pepper-Sprayed at Peaceful Protest Files Claim Against City
Video shows Jesse Hagopian walking through march on the phone when police pepper spray him
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Cuba's Raul Castro: If US Really Wants Normal Relations, It Must Give Back Guantanamo Base
Castro also calls for end to embargo, removal from state sponsors of terrorism list, compensation for harm caused
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Biofuels Not All They're Cracked Up To Be, Report Finds
In fact, over-reliance on biofuels like ethanol could 'undercut efforts to combat climate change and to achieve a sustainable food future'
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'Low-life Scum' vs. 'Great American Villain' as Citizens Arrest Targets Kissinger
'Henry Kissinger is responsible for the deaths of millions. He’s a murderer, a liar, a crook, and a thug, and should be tried at the Hague.'
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Classified: US Military Imposes 'Startling' Blackout On Key Details Of War In Afghanistan
'It’s not just a particular fact or figure that’s being classified, but whole categories of previously public information.'
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On Eve of KXL Vote, GOP Senate Rejects Sanders' National Solar Expansion Plan
'If you're interested in reversing the dangers of climate change and creating jobs, I would urge you to support this amendment,' said Sanders
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Further Proving One-Sided Recovery, One in Five US Children on Food Assistance
Census data finds 16 million kids relied on food stamps, higher than pre-recession levels
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Gorbachev: US Pulled Russia Into New Cold War That Could Turn 'Hot'
"Where will that lead all of us?" asks former Soviet leader.
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Kids Caught in Crossfire of Climate Education Battle
New science standards require students be taught climate change as a scientific fact. They face resistance in several states from climate skeptics.
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Parks But Not People? In Partial Victory, Pennsylvania Bans Fracking on Public Lands
Residents say partial moratorium is good first step but does not help the communities bearing the brunt of toxic drilling
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As Court Stays Executions, Rights Group Says 'End the Death Penalty'
Pending results of legal challenge to lethal injection cocktail in Oklahoma, Supreme Court stays executions for three men
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Legacy of Endless Afghan War Includes Nation Plagued by Unexploded Bombs
With a majority of the victims children, unexploded ordnances in war-torn Afghanistan are claiming more than one life every single day
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