All News Articles for 2017-01-06

Friday, January 6, 2017
Win for Whales, Dolphins as Obama Rejects Explosive Blasting for Oil
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced Friday rejection of pending permits for seismic airgun blasting off Mid and South Atlantic coasts
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Sessions as Attorney General Could Upend All DOJ Progress, Reports Warn
Sessions' regressive stances threaten to out-scandalize the Bush era, Brennan Center says
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Corporate Education Nominee DeVos Faces Pushback from Dem Senators
'Betsy DeVos and her family have a long record of pushing policies that I believe have seriously undermined public education in Michigan and failed our children'
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New Resource Exposes 'Corporate Chieftains' Filling Trump Cabinet
"We're facing the prospect of a government literally of the Exxons, by the Goldman Sachses, and for the Kochs"
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GOP Doesn't Want Public To Know How Much Obamacare Repeal Will Cost. Study Shows It Could Be Trillions.
Many are hoping that the same organized outrage that lead to the Republicans' backtrack on the ethics rule change can also pressure lawmakers to rethink other unpopular—and outlandish—policies
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The rift in the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica Massive Iceberg Poised to Break Away From Antarctica, Scientists Say
One of the largest icebergs ever recorded is about to break off from Antarctica—which could cause collapse of large northern ice shelf
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Earth 'On the Edge' as Disastrous 2016 Goes Down as Hottest Year on Record
'We are already seeing around the globe the impacts of a changing climate'
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Transgender Community Faces 'Attacks on Humanity' in Six More States
Conservatives nationwide "have clearly learned nothing from the self-inflicted damage caused by North Carolina's discriminatory HB2 law"
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Threatened by Civil Rights Lawsuit, Park Service Expedites Protest Permits
Following threats of legal action, federal agency in charge of permits confirmed it would clear groups to hold protests on and around National Mall
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Unprecedented: Trump Gives Obama's Ambassadors Eviction Notice
Diplomats are scrambling to secure housing and schools for their children after the president-elect said no extensions would be granted
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The U.S.-Mexico border wall Betraying Campaign Promise, Trump Now Says US Taxpayers Will Pay for Wall
Don't worry, President-elect adds, Mexico will pay us back (even though Mexico has repeatedly said it will not)
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