All News Articles for 2015-09-08

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Baltimore to Pay 'Extraordinary' $6.4 Million to Family of Freddie Gray
The settlement is not an admission of liability and would not impact the criminal cases against six officers currently underway
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Fracking Fallout: New Analysis Reveals Over 100 Million Gallons of Toxic Wastewater Spilled Since 2009
Associated Press investigation finds more than 180 million gallons of fracking byproduct spilled from 2009 to 2014, tainting agricultural land, poisoning drinking water, and sparking the mass die-off of plant and animal life.
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Most Vulnerable Pacific Islands Demand Global Moratorium on New Coal
The Alliance of Small Island States declared that the upcoming climate talks in Paris are our 'last chance'
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Monsanto Favorite Glyphosate Soon to Join California's Cancer List
Announcement from state's EPA chapter is 'important step toward protecting people and wildlife'
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Republicans Ready Sabotage of White House Plans for UN Climate Summit
Led by Sen. Mitch McConnell, GOP warns global leaders against entering into pact with Obama
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Learning 'Inside the Blast Zone': Oil Trains Put Millions of Children at Risk
"Railroad disasters shouldn’t be one of the 'three Rs' on the minds of school kids and their parents."
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Clinton, Fundraising Juggernaut and Wall Street Darling, Presents Plan to Get Money Out of Politics
Following the lead of more progressive presidential rivals, Hillary Clinton calls for significant campaign finance reform
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As Iran Deal Nabs Necessary Votes, 'War Criminal' Cheney Shouted Down in DC
CODEPINK protester interrupted the "notable war criminal" by shouting: "We want peace!"
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As Vanguard for Climate Action, Low-Carbon Cities Could Save $22 Trillion
In 'urban era,' ramping up building efficiency and public transit in cities could help save money—and the planet
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Apple Privacy Push Faces First Big Test From US Government
With tech companies stepping up privacy protections for users, law enforcement looks for new ways to access data
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As UK Follows US Model of 'Droning Its Own,' Condemnations Follow
Legal experts and human rights advocates issue warnings after David Cameron admits extrajudicial assassination of British nationals in Syria
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