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Settlement in CIA Torture Psychologists Case

NEW YORK August 17, 2017 - In a first for a case involving CIA torture, the American Civil Liberties Union announced a settlement today...

VIDEO: Charlottesville: Race and Terror

Aug. 16, 2017 - This episode of VICE News Tonight originally aired Aug. 14, 2017, on HBO. On Saturday hundreds of white nationalists, alt-righters, and...

US racism on the rise, UN experts warn in wake of Charlottesville violence

GENEVA, Aug. 16, 2017 - Racism and xenophobia are on the rise across the USA, a group of United Nations human rights experts* has...

President Trump statements on Charlottesville at Infrastructure Discussion (video)

August 15, 2017 - President Trump answers questions after an announce on infrastructure. https://youtu.be/lj5RyIiClEg?t=57m56s

Supposedly Symbolic, State Travel Bans Have Real Bite

Aug. 15, 2017 - Six states now prohibit their employees from taking nonessential work trips to states with laws that, in their view, discriminate...

Reporters Without Borders condemns violent assaults on journalists covering Charlottesville protests

Aug. 15, 2017 - Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the violent assaults and harassment of journalists covering the “Unite the Right” protest and counter-protests...

ACLU: Trump pardon of Arpaio would be an official presidential endorsement of racism

NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2017 — President Trump is reportedly considering a pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona, who was...

A New Generation of White Supremacists Emerges in Charlottesville

Aug. 13, 2017 - The white supremacist forces arrayed in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend — the largest gathering of its sort in at...

Fourth Amendment protects against warrantless seizure of cellphone location records, amicus brief argues

Aug. 14, 2017 - Today the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and a coalition of 19 other media organizations submitted a friend-of-the-court...

Congressional Progressive Caucus Demands Firing of White Supremacists from the White House

WASHINGTON, D.C. Aug. 14, 2017– Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement responding to...

ADL Calls On White House: Name the Hate, Devise Plan of Action to Confront...

NEW YORK, NY, Aug. 13, 2017 - The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) strongly condemns the violence yesterday surrounding the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville,...

SPLC: Charlottesville Driver Who Killed One Rallied With Alt-Right Vanguard America Group

August 12, 2017 - Jason Kessler’s planned “Unite the Right” rally today in Charlottesville resulted in the death of one pedestrian and numerous injuries...

NAACP Condemns ‘Unite the Right’ Hate Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia

BALTIMORE (August 12, 2017) – The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) released this statement following the unlawful hate rally of white nationalists...

“Charlottesville White Supremacists Are On the Wrong Side of History”

Washington, DC August 12, 2017 - The white supremacists who launched a brutal protest against the city of Charlottesville, Virginia’s plan to remove a...

Corporations pay between 13 and 19 percent in federal taxes—far less than the 35...

August 11, 2017 - As the GOP push to pass “tax reform” starts to heat up, policymakers will debate whether the corporate tax rate...

Rex Tillerson: North Korean leader doesn’t understand diplomatic language (VIDEO)

Aug. 9, 2017 - Trump's 'fire and fury' language is "sending a strong message in language Kim Jong-un can understand." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OghBvJYFCBo

Public opinion unlikely to curb a U.S. president’s use of nuclear weapons in war,...

August 9, 2017 - A new Stanford study suggests that American public opinion on nuclear weapons usage has not fundamentally changed since 1945, and...

Extremists’ “Unite the Right” Rally: A Possible Historic Alt-Right Showcase?

August 8, 2017 - Hundreds of Alt-Right activists and white nationalist extremists are set to descend on the small community of Charlottesville, Virginia, on...

Tribes opposing Keystone XL promise to stop it in its tracks

LINCOLN, NE, Aug. 8, 2017 -  August 8, Lincoln, Nebraska - The Intertribal Coalition of Nebraska and the Ponca Nation of Oklahoma met today in...

ACLU Files Open Records Requests in States That Gave Trump Administration Ultimatum to Rescind...

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2017 — The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas,...