All News Articles for 2015-08-12

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Navajo Nation 'Lifeline' Under Threat from Toxic Mine Spill
As EPA Chief Gina McCarthy plans to tour affected communities, tribal leaders say they've been ignored by the Obama administration
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'A National Embarrassment': Police Use-of-Force Stats Reveal Roadblocks to Reform
With no national mechanism to collect use of force data, federal efforts at reform may be hampered
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Pope Francis Joins Battle Against Transgenic Crops
MEXICO CITY - A few centuries ago, the biotechnology industry would have been able to buy a papal bull to expiate its sins and grant it redemption. But in his encyclical on the environment, “Laudato Si”, Pope Francis condemns genetically modified organisms (GMOs) without leaving room for a pardon...
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Bernie Surging: New Poll Shows Sanders Ahead of Clinton in NH
New poll shows Sanders leading Clinton 44-37 percent
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To Become 21st Century City, Los Angeles Plan Aims To Curb Car Culture
"The car capital of America is officially changing its tune."
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Despite Pope's Call to Climate Action, Churches Hold Millions in Fossil Fuels
'This home of ours is being ruined and that damages everyone,' said Pope Francis in June
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Harper Government Spent Millions to Push Tar Sands on First Nations
'They seem to think that if they spend enough money, they can fool all of the people all of the time,' said Greenpeace analyst
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NATO and Russia 'War Games' Not Games At All
The nature and scale of ongoing exercises suggest 'Russia is preparing for a conflict with NATO, and NATO is preparing for a possible confrontation with Russia.'
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Clinton Campaign Shuts Down Black Lives Matter Protest
After being given advanced warning of possible protest, a "respectful" closed-door meeting results instead
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