All News Articles for 2016-09-08

Thursday, September 8, 2016
Fall of the Wild: Study Documents 'Catastrophic Decline' in World's Untouched Places
With 10 percent lost in just 20 years, researchers say wilderness is being lost at a 'staggering' pace
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Open Letter to NBC Moderator Calls for Candidates to Debate 'Democracy Itself'
Issues such as voting rights, campaign finance, and freedom of the press impact, "a t the most fundamental level, who has power in this country and who doesn't"
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FCC Poised to Break Up Big Cable's Chokehold on Set-Top Boxes
'These rules will open the door for innovation, spurring new apps and devices, giving consumers even more choice and user control'
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Protesting the pipeline at the Camp of the Sacred Stones in North Dakota. 'If We Don't Lead This Fight, Who Will?' Tribal Leaders Demand Army Corps Stop Pipeline
Indigenous people and supporters hand-deliver letters of protest to Army Corps of Engineers in Nebraska
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Elizabeth Warren: Apple's Tax-Shirking Schemes Show Congress Must Reform US Code
E.U.'s fine "was the latest sign that multinational corporations are running out of places to hide from paying taxes," Warren wrote
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Dozens of Aid Groups Say UN Relief Effort Being 'Manipulated' by Syrian Government
Seventy-three NGOs are withdrawing from the UN's information-sharing program and are calling for investigation into 'UN performance in Damascus'
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Warren and Sanders Lead Probe Into 'Dangerous, Irresponsible' Aetna Ploy
"You must now answer to both your shareholders and to the thousands of Americans who trusted Aetna with their health coverage," US senators write
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Making Case for Clean Air, World Bank Says Pollution Cost Global Economy $5 Trillion
Impact is most severe in developing nations where '93 percent of deaths and nonfatal illnesses attributed to air pollution worldwide occurred' in 2013
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With Civilian Deaths Rising, Efforts to Block US-Saudi Arms Sale Gain Steam
With clock ticking in Congress, US senators prepare push against $1.15 billion arms deal
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Hong Kong Refugees Helped Protect Edward Snowden After NSA Leak
"Imagine the world's most wanted dissident brought to your door. Would you open it? They didn't even hesitate and I’ll always be grateful for that"
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Screenshot from MSNBC's Morning Joe, when Gary Johnson appeared to have never heard of Aleppo. 'What is Aleppo?' Wonders Gary Johnson in TV Interview Stumble
Libertarian presidential candidate later said he needs to get "smarter" on certain issues
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With Arrest Warrants Issued, Jill Stein Says Campaign 'Proud' of Pipeline Protest
"Of course I approve the action of ordinary people standing up to the destruction of our climate and sacred sites," says Green Party presidential candidate
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'Commander-in-Chief' Forum Panned as Colossal Failure of Journalism
NBC hosted a presidential spectacle aboard a retired aircraft carrier on Wednesday night. It did not go well.
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