All News Articles for 2016-01-08

Friday, January 8, 2016
FBI to Track Animal Abuse Like Homicide—But Which Animals?
Activists say new system is step in the right direction, but reveals bias that favors household pets over farm animals
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Important Reminder in the Flint Crisis: People Still Have No Safe Water
Emergency declared by governor, but there is no city- or state-run distribution of water.
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'Something Is Very Wrong Here': Outrage Swells Over Deportation Raids
'It is inhumane for DHS officials to disregard these threats and cause fear and anguish for immigrant families,' say Progressive Caucus co-chairs
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Decades After Atrocities During US-Backed Dirty Wars, Nations Take Promising Legal Steps
El Salvador says will make arrests over notorious massacre of Jesuit priests; Guatemala arrests over a dozen former officials for rights abuses
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Under-the-Radar Supreme Court Case Poses Profound Threat to Unions Nationwide
Case could result in the enforcement of 'Right to Work' laws on all public sector labor unions in the United States
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Planning for More Surveillance? US Officials Hold 'Shady Meeting' With Tech Firms
Heads of intelligence agencies and other top officials head to Silicon Valley for private summit on counter-terrorism
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Look What We've Done: Human-Made Epoch of Nightmares Is Here
From throwing away tons of plastic to spewing carbon into the atmosphere, there's no question humans have irrevocably changed the world
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'No GMO Soup for You'? Consumer Victory as Campbell Announces New Labels
'Knowing what's in our food is a basic right'
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