All News Articles for 2016-08-22

Monday, August 22, 2016
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Monday restored the voting rights of roughly 13,000 felons. (Photo: Sandor Weisz/flickr/cc) Virginia Just Took Step to Uproot 'Tragic History of Voter Suppression'
Gov. McAuliffe restores voting rights to 13,000 felons
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Nearly 15 Years and $70 Billion Later, US Troops Still Endlessly Fighting Taliban
Brig. Gen. Charles Cleveland said mission would be 'temporary,' but would not say how long it would last, citing 'security reasons'
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Report Shows Whopping $8.8 Trillion Climate Tab Being Left for Next Generation
Compounded by the costs associated with 'new inequality economy,' today's millennials will face an unsustainable burden
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New Study Shows How Clinging to Nuclear Power Means Climate Failure
"By suppressing better ways to meet climate goals, evidence suggests entrenched commitments to nuclear power may actually be counterproductive"
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US Guilty of 'Basically Unconditional Support' for Saudi War Crimes in Yemen
"Every day, we are seeing the devastating impact of the sale of arms and ammunition for use on civilians in Yemen."
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As She Rakes in the Cash, Clinton Fundraisers Still Shrouded in Secrecy
Reporters cling to chain-link fences to catch fragments of private speeches to wealthy Provincetown donors
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Shame, Trauma, and Confusion as Judge Blocks Obama's Trans Bathroom Order
As students in Texas and elsewhere return to school, rights groups warn those trying to bar transgender youths from using bathrooms of their choice: 'Your obligations under the law have not changed.'
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