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Jessica Corbett, staff writer
flooding in Texas
Called an "egregious violation of the First Amendment" by the ACLU, Texas city won't approve hurricane relief grantees who participate in non-violent boycott over Israeli government's crimes and abuses
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
As undocumented teen is held "hostage" by government officials, ACLU challenge...
Julia Conley, staff writer
350.org leads campaign to put pressure on ABC, NBC, and other outlets to...

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Days after a barge spilled 170,000 gallons of especially heavy sticky oil, dubbed "the worst stuff you can dump in the water," into Galveston Bay, crews are scrambling to contain tar balls being pushed to shore by winds and tides, and biologists have found dozens of oiled birds from nearby, crucial bird habitats. With the spill occurring at the worst possible time - many wintering birds still there, many more en route north - environmentalists say that "we expect this to get much worse."...