All News Articles for 2016-06-09

Thursday, June 9, 2016
UN Head Admits He Caved to Threats in Removing Saudi Coalition From Blacklist
'If the Saudi-led Coalition wants to be removed from the list, it should stop killing and maiming children and bombing schools and hospitals in Yemen—the violations for which it was listed.'
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Oregon Derailment Shows Danger of Schools in the 'Blast Zone'
"It was luck and a windless day alone that kept the Mosier incident from turning tragic."
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After SCOTUS Gutted Voting Rights, An Explosion of Democratic Suppression
Millions of minority voters remain 'vulnerable to voter suppression schemes in towns, counties, and states across the country,' NAACP analysis shows
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Before #ExxonKnew, Industry Hid Perils of Smog with #SmokeAndFumes
'How the oil industry handled smog is a template for how it handled a bunch of issues, the most significant being climate change.'
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Ten Degrees Above Average, Alaska is Having Its Hottest Year Since Records Began
After a spring that was a full ten degrees hotter than normal, the northern state is on track for the most sweltering year on record
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Federal Report Appears to Undercut EPA Assurances on Water Safety In Pennsylvania
Dimock, one of many places where gas drilling boomed in Pennsylvania, gets a sobering take on the quality of its drinking water.
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Obama Endorses Clinton, As Sanders Vows To Fight On for Progressive Future
Vermont senator speaks to reporters amid meetings with president, other leaders
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Groundbreaking UN Decision: Ireland's Abortion Ban Is Cruel and Inhumane
Ireland denied needed care to woman who was carrying fetus with fatal heart defect
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Whistleblower: EPA Officials Covered Up Toxic Fracking Emissions for Years
'The cover-up has allowed the industry to dig in for years of delay in cutting emissions—at the worst possible time'
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Whose Party? Whose Platform? Progressives Seek to Influence DNC
The panel will consider testimony on a number of key issues including raising the minimum wage, so-called "free-trade" deals, foreign policy, and banking reform.
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Left-Wing Party In Spain Borrows Ikea Style to Promote Anti-Austerity Manifesto
Leftist party unveils Ikea-style party platform showing images of leaders at home
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