All News Articles for 2017-08-21

Monday, August 21, 2017
The RAA and REINS Act could impact federal agencies' ability to impose regulations affecting food safety, among other issues that affect Americans. Moms' Group Sounds Alarm Over Worst GOP Bill "You've Never Heard Of"
"From car safety to clean air and water, Congress is threatening these lifesaving standards."
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Calling Trump an "Embarrassment," Sanders Says Organized Labor Key to Nation's Future
"We're not going to rebuild the shrinking middle class unless we rebuild the trade union movement," declares Sen. Bernie Sanders at Indiana rally
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Giving Middle Finger to Appalachian Communities, Trump Kills Study of Mountaintop Removal Health Impacts
Stopping the study "without warning or adequate reason is beyond heartless"
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Donald Trump With Trump, Warns Scahill, "Unelected National Security Apparatus" Now Unleashed
"Trump may not finish his term as president, but the CIA and the Pentagon will," writes expert on U.S. assassination program and Afghan war
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Total Solar Eclipse Awes Onlookers Across United States
People across the United States are looking toward the sky on Monday afternoon as a rare total solar eclipses occurs from coast to coast. Those gathered in Oregon were the first to get a view of the full eclipse: First glimpse of #SolarEclipse2017 totality in Oregon! Take a look here and watch our...
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Will Trump Pardon Notorious Sheriff Arpaio? Trump Rally Raises Tensions in Phoenix
"Trump pardoning Arpaio would be an official presidential endorsement of racism," says the ACLU.
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After years of criticizing U.S. involvement in Afghanistan, Trump is expected to announce that he'll deploy more troops there. Replicating Obama Failure, Trump Expected to Bolster Endless Afghan War With Troop Surge
The president will announce his plan for a new strategy in Afghanistan following months of debate
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campaign to stop killer robots Demanding Ban on Killer Robots, Tech Experts Warn of Opening "This Pandora's Box"
"Lethal autonomous weapons threaten to become the third revolution in warfare," robotics and artificial intelligence experts warn
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Progressive Armies Mobilize Against GOP Tax Cuts for Corporations and Wealthy
While broad coalition aims to inform voting public about Republican's tax giveaways to rich and powerful, Democrats warned to stand firm in Congress
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