All News Articles for 2016-12-28

Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Surprise: Climate Change is Likeliest Cause for Extreme Arctic Heat
'Events like 2016 or hotter occur in our current world model simulations but are rare, with a return interval of roughly 200 years'
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Girding for GOP Healthcare Attack, Leading Dems Plan to Mount 'First Stand'
Trio of lawmakers says nationwide events needed to rally opposition to likely targeting of Obamacare, Medicare, Medicaid
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University of Phoenix building For-Profit Schools See Veterans as 'Nothing More Than Dollar Signs in Uniform'
A new report from the Department of Education shows that nearly 200 colleges are profiting from a legal loophole that allows them to target veterans for G.I. bill money
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Senate Dems Demand to Know EPA Nominee's Ties to Koch Brothers
Lawmakers ask Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to disclose relationship to public policy institute funded by Koch-related initiative
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Kerry Slams Israeli Settlements But Strong Words Are 'No Plan At All'
'The reality is that Israel has no incentive to comply with the principles Kerry outlined,' says Jewish Voice for Peace
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Facebook home page Facebook Doesn’t Tell Users Everything It Really Knows About Them
The site shows users how Facebook categorizes them. It doesn’t reveal the data it is buying about their offline lives.
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2016 Was Totally Awesome! (For Billionaires)
Billionaires like fracking pioneer Harold Hamm saw big gains this year
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Whooping cranes fly in Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge, Decatur, Alabama Could Republican Majority Repeal the Endangered Species Act?
Right-wing Republicans have attacked the Endangered Species Act for years—and now they're aiming to repeal it altogether
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Rights Icons Join Women's March as Organizers Aim to Build "Movement for Dignity"
"Together we are bridging the historical struggles for women's rights and civil rights to the current intersectional movement for dignity and human rights"
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