All News Articles for 2018-06-29

Friday, June 29, 2018
A hurricane damaged house in Loiza, Puerto Rico. With Housing Assistance About to Be Yanked Away, Sen. Warrren Excoriates 'Shameful' Failure to Help Puerto Ricans
"FEMA's June 30th TSA deadline is forcing families to return to Puerto Rico before they have a home or school to return to and we will not stand for it."
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With 700+ Events Planned for Saturday, Nationwide Rallies Will Demand End to Trump's 'Zero-Humanity' Policy
"All people deserve the right to raise their children in a healthy and safe environment without being targeted by aggressive immigration tactics and being forced to live in constant fear."
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Medicaid Kentucky Citing 'Deprivation' They Would Cause, Federal Judge Blocks Kentucky's Trump-Backed Medicaid Work Requirements
"Today's win means that nearly 100,000 Kentucky residents will continue to be able to see their doctors, stay healthy, and take care of their families."
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Meat packages Aaack! New Analysis Shows Superbugs Lurking on Three-Fourths of U.S. Supermarket Meat
"The public shouldn't have to wait until 100 percent of the bacteria found on meat on supermarket shelves are untreatable by antibiotics before the FDA takes strong action."
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To Protect Children From Trump Border Policy, Canadian Youth Refugee Choir Cancels US Performance
"What if our Kurdish children or children with hijabs got stopped at the border? That's not something we wanted to risk."
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deepwater horizon New Study Warns of Deepwater Horizon Disaster Long-Lasting Impact on Marine Life's "Building Blocks"
"At the sites closest to the spill, biodiversity was flattened," says the lead author
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With Trump Ready to Name Far-Right Justice, Poll Shows Nearly 70 Percent in US Want Women's Abortion Rights Protected
"President Trump has promised to nominate Supreme Court justices who will overturn Roe v. Wade. That promise should set off alarm bells for anyone who cares about women—and the Constitution."
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As Interest in Democratic Socialism Surges, Ocasio-Cortez Explains to Colbert What a 'Moral' Economy Would Look Like
"I believe that in a modern, moral, and wealthy society, no person in America should be too poor to live."
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In 'Stunning Indictment', ICE Officers Call for Own Agency to Be Dissolved Amid Growing Outrage Over Immigration Policy
"It was never about crime. Never about MS-13. Always just about hurting less privileged people of color. All at the expense of actually protecting America."
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lock Promising 'Bellwether' or Utter Failure? California Passes Landmark Privacy Law for Online Data
While some believe it could set a new standard in the U.S., the victory comes partly from tech lobbyists' efforts to pass a "compromise" to block a stricter ballot measure
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As Nation Mourns Newsroom Massacre, "Toxic Masculinity" Mixed With Guns Once More Lamented
"No journalist should have to duck bullets in the newsroom. No student should have to hide from an active shooter. No one should have to live in fear of being in the middle of the next mass shooting. This violence MUST end."
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After Warning Congresswoman 'Be Careful,' Trump Has Yet to Denounce Lynching Threats Made Against Maxine Waters
Highlighting attacks on Waters by the president and right-wing media, one commentator said of the death threats: "This is exactly what they wanted."
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