All News Articles for 2016-08-01

Monday, August 1, 2016
Unlike US, Ireland Just Sent Three Bankers to Jail for Role in 2008 Crisis
The trio's scheme was a "very serious crime," judge says
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Outlining Key Demands, Vision For Black Lives Calls for Complete System Change
Coalition of 50 groups releases platform hoping to inform "current political climate and assert a clear vision, particularly for those who claim to be our allies, of the world we want them to help us create."
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Federal Officials Investigating Massive EPA Spill That Turned River Orange
In April, the Department of the Interior found that the spill was preventable
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Society Is Failing Our Families: Sister Simone Campbell on Inequality, Donald Trump, and Women's Health
Last week in Philadelphia, a caravan of Nuns on the Bus pulled up to the Democratic National Convention after visiting 13 states, where they hosted conversations with ordinary Americans on both sides of the political spectrum in an effort to bridge the divide. To learn more about their journey, we...
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Obama Signed Into Law Controversial GMO Labeling Bill. Now What?
'Passage of this bill leaves consumers with no other recourse but to boycott any brand or product that is not labeled either USDA organic, 100-percent grass-fed, or non-GMO'
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Hate on Trial as Attorneys Fight to Block North Carolina's Bathroom Law
The plaintiffs, who are unable to use a restroom without undermining their "very identity," are seeking a preliminary injunction on implementation of the ordinance until the November 14 trial
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Once-in-a-Millenium Rainfall Descends on Maryland, Killing 2
'It looks like a war zone'
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US Launches Airstrikes in Libya in 'Deeply Concerning' New Offensive
Pentagon indicated the bombings are first step in long-term offensive against the militant group
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Melting Permafrost Releases Deadly, Long-Dormant Anthrax in Siberia
"This week's anthrax outbreak signals that global warming is transforming Siberia's lonely wilderness into a feverish nightmarescape"
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Amid DNC Scandal, Wasserman Schultz Losing Grip on House Race
Progressive challenger Tim Canova announces windfall of donations and increased support since party ouster
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ACLU Provides Constitutions for All After Khan Disgraces Trump in DNC Speech
Group to hand out free copies until Election Day
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Superbugs, Sewage, and Scandal: Are Rio Olympics Poised for Disaster?
Companies at center of grafting scheme construct Olympic Village, raw sewage pours into Rio de Janeiro, and protests sweep nation
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Nina Turner considering Green Party offer Sanders Surrogate Nina Turner Considering Green Party's VP Offer
Former Ohio state senator will reportedly decide before the Green Party convention, which starts later this week
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