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President Obama Signs GMO ‘Non-labeling’ Bill, Leaves Millions of Americans in the Dark

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2016— Today President Obama signed into law a GMO labeling bill that discriminates against more than 100 million Americans. The bill...

Donald Trump and Russia: a web that grows more tangled all the time

July 30, 2016 - A key figure at the Republican national convention where Donald Trump was nominated for president has strong business ties with Ukraine, the...

American Muslims Who Refused to Become FBI Informants File Appeal Over No-Fly List

NEW YORK, July 29, 2016 - Today, three American Muslim men with no criminal records who were placed or kept on the No Fly List...

CAIR Demands Apology from Donald Trump for Disparagement of Muslim Gold Star Family

WASHINGTON, DC, July 31, 2016 - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today demanded that...

Watch Hillary Clinton’s full speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention

July 28, 2016 - Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton closed out the final night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. https://youtu.be/pnXiy4D_I8g Transcript of Hillary...

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down North Carolina’s,Restrictive Voting Law

RICHMOND, VA, July 29, 2016— A federal appeals court today struck down North Carolina's restrictive omnibus voting law in a sweeping victory for voting rights....

NRDC Report: TransCanada’s “Reckless Plan B” Seeks Massive Tar Sands Oil Shipments via New...

WASHINGTON, DC, July 26, 2016 - The threat of devastating tar sands spills did not end when President Obama rejected the Keystone XL tar...

Zika Has Arrived, But Congress Has Not Allocated Ample Funding, Say Medical Experts

WASHINGTON, DC, July 29, 2016 - The Florida Department of Health, investigating non-travel related cases of Zika in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, has concluded “that...

Over 80 Legislators in Maryland and Delaware Urge White House to Prevent Seismic Airgun...

OCEAN CITY, MD, Aug. 2, 2016 - Today, legislators from Delaware and Maryland called on the White House to prevent seismic airgun blasting in...

Expired Permits, Poor Monitoring Undermine Rules for Toxic Water Pollution from Coal Plants

WASHINGTON, DC, Aug. 11, 2016 - New federal regulations to reduce toxic water pollution from coal-fired power plants will be undermined by power plants...

Public Interest Groups to Mylan: Reverse the EpiPen Price Hikes Immediately

PITTSBURGH, PA, Aug. 30, 2016 – Public Citizen, MoveOn.org Civic Action and a host of public interest organizations representing consumers, allergy sufferers, doctors and...

By 2025, America will be Short 90,000 Doctors, as Population Ages

New York, NY September 20, 2016 - Between 2000 and 2030, America’s elderly population is expected to more than double from 35 million to...

$15,000 Reward Offered Over Illegal Killing of Oregon Mother Wolf

PORTLAND, OR, Oct. 14, 2016 - The Center for Biological Diversity today added $10,000 to the reward for information leading to the arrest and...

Medicare beneficiaries face high out-of-pocket costs for cancer treatment

November 23, 2016 - Beneficiaries of Medicare who develop cancer and don’t have supplemental health insurance incur out-of-pocket expenditures for their treatments averaging one-quarter...

Washington Post: Secret CIA assessment says Russia was trying to help Trump win White...

December 9, 2016 -The CIA has concluded in a secret assessment that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win the...

NAACP Legal Defense Fund Submits Report to Judiciary Committee in Opposition to Sessions Nomination...

WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 9, 2017 -- Today, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) submitted a 32-page report to the Senate Judiciary...

Rachel Maddow Show: Russia treason arrest seen as tacit corroboration of US intel

Jan. 26, 2017 - Rachel Maddow reports on concerns about Russia's influence over Donald Trump, and the likelihood that Russia's arrests of FSB members...

Amnesty International USA, Coalition Partners Launch Campaign to Fight the Assault on Immigrant, Refugee...

WASHINGTON, DC, Feb. 6, 2017 - In response to President Trump’s recent executive orders on immigration and refugees, a coalition of leading human rights,...

Professor Energizes Movement to Obtain Trump’s Tax Returns

Feb. 28, 2017 - When President Donald Trump addresses Congress on Tuesday, George Yin, the University of Virginia School of Law professor who explained...

Watchdog Organization Files Civil Rights Complaint Alleging Visitation Denials, Restrictions at 14 Immigration Detention...

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2017 - Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement (CIVIC) has filed a federal complaint with the Office for Civil Rights...