All News Articles for 2017-06-19

Monday, June 19, 2017
'I Don't Know Why Everybody's Going Along With This': White House Stonewalls Press
CNN's Jim Acosta says Trump administration's suppression of press access "doesn't make any sense" and should not be tolerated
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In Live Q&A, Sanders and Warren Discuss 'Disastrous' GOP Healthcare Plan
"The reason Republicans don't want to make their healthcare plan public is because it is a disastrous bill," Sanders said
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Former Attorney General John Ashcroft, pictured here in 2010, is among the officials the nation's high court has said cannot be sued for his role in the unconstitutional detention of a group of non-U.S. citizens swept up in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Supreme Court Delivers 'Dangerous Message': Immunity for Former Bush Officials Over 9/11 Detentions
'This decision regrettably provides constitutional immunity for some of the most high-level officials responsible for gross abuses in the aftermath of September 11,' said ACLU's Hina Shamsi.
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Republican Data-Mining Firm Exposed Personal Information for Virtually Every American Voter
Leak may have potentially violated the privacy of almost every single registered voter in the United States
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Report: GOP Senate Plan Would 'Gouge Poor People' With Even Deeper Medicaid Cuts
"This change would thoroughly demolish Medicaid funding over time, much more so than even the House bill," wrote Slate 's Jordan Weissmann
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Violence and Persecution Uprooted Record 65.6 Million People in 2016, UN Agency Reports
The figure equates to "one person displaced every three seconds –less than the time it takes to read this sentence."
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Community Mourns Loss as Muslim Teen Killed by Attacker Near Virginia Mosque
Though police say murder is not being investigated as a hate crime, family and friends heart-broken after gruesome attack
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'Historic Opportunity': Supreme Court to Hear Partisan Gerrymandering Case
"Politicians should not be choosing their voters, voters should be choosing their politicians," said Karen Hobert Flynn, president of Common Cause
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Russia: US Warplanes West of Euphrates in Syria Now Legitimate Targets
After the U.S. shot down a Syrian fighter jet on Sunday, tensions escalate as Kremlin cuts off "deconfliction" channel
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'I Want To Kill Muslims': After London Attack on Worshipers, Trump's Silence Deafening
At least one reported dead and ten injured outside mosque, but President Donald Trump makes no time to condemn anti-Muslim violence
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