All News Articles for 2017-10-02

Monday, October 2, 2017
Anthropocene Working Group honorary chair Colin Waters says "the geological reality of the Anthropocene is now clear." (Photo: NASA) Humans Have Messed With Earth So Much, Formal 'Anthropocene' Classification Needed: Scientists
From climate change to invasive species to changes in the planets fundamental chemical cycles, the markers indicating profound change make clear Holocene is over.
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While White House Touts Deregulations, Critics Denounce 'Craven' Pro-Corporate Policies
"This is no victory. It's a willful failure by the administration to do its job protecting Americans."
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White House: Deadliest Shooting in US History No Reason to Have "Political Debate" About Guns
Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says too early to call murder of 58 people "domestic terrorism" and that debate about gun control not yet appropriate
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Groups Slam Trump's Tax Loophole for Corporations as Massive 'Con Job'
Contrary to Trump administration talking points, the president's tax plan would "rig the rules" in favor of corporations that send jobs overseas
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Women's March sign Pro-Choice Groups Raise Alarm Ahead of House Vote to Ban Abortion After 20 Weeks
"Republicans in Congress failed to take healthcare from millions—so they're trying to ban abortion and take away bodily autonomy"
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When Shooter Is White Male, Note Critics, Label of 'Terrorist' Put on Hold
Sunday night's shooting at the Route 91 Harvest music festival left at least 58 people dead, making it the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history
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"You Don't Give a Shit About Puerto Rico": Trump Heckled at Golf Event
While president continues to give self-praise for hurricane relief efforts, spectator's remark offers firm rebuttal
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Message to US Lawmakers: 'Quit Praying and Start Drafting Gun Control Legislation'
"It's time for Congress to get off its ass and do something."
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Alarm Sounded Over Trump's 'Little Noticed' Push to Undermine Food Safety
"There has been no dialogue on this proposal with the broad food safety community and no explanation from USDA of the problem the proposed reorganization solves."
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voters protest in catalonia, spain Demands Grow for Probe Into Police Violence During Catalan Independence Vote
U.N. rights chief calls for investigations into Spanish police force that left 893 people injured
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Worst Mass Shooting in US History Leaves More Than 50 Dead, 400 Injured in Las Vegas
At least eight firearms, along with several long rifles, were reportedly found in the gunman's hotel room
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