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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...

Overall Number of U.S. Unauthorized Immigrants Holds Steady Since 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 20, 2016) – The U.S. unauthorized immigrant population – 11.1 million in 2014 – has stabilized since the end of the Great...

Senator Barrasso refuses hearing on Standing Rock Sioux Tribe opposition to Dakota Access Pipeline

Washington D.C. September 19, 2016 - Representatives of the International Indigenous Youth Council of Standing Rock and Oceti Sakowin Youth encampment have requested that...

Trail of Tears Illegally Defaced by Forest Service

Washington, DC September 19, 2016 - The U.S. Forest Service illegally tore up a section of the Trail of Tears Historic Trail but, despite...

Federal Judge Dissolves DAPL’s Injunction Against Water Protectors

BISMARCK, ND September 16, 2016 - North Dakota U.S. District Court Judge Daniel L. Hovland today dissolved a temporary restraining order against Standing Rock...

Public Citizen Files Shareholder Resolution Calling on Wells Fargo to Study Breakup

WASHINGTON, D.C. September 16, 2016 - Public Citizen has filed a first-ever shareholder resolution (PDF) at Wells Fargo calling for a breakup study in...

3 Bipartisan Groups of Military and Security Leaders Urge New Course on Climate

WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 15, 2016 - Three separate bipartisan groups of senior military and national security experts, including many who served under Republican or...

President Obama to Continue Global Leadership in Combatting Climate Change and Protecting Our Ocean...

Sept. 15, 2016 - Today, President Obama will designate the first marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean, protecting fragile deep-sea ecosystems off the...

In lieu of producing the audit letter from the IRS, there’s no proof that...

Donald Trump has broken with a 40-year-old tradition of U.S. presidential candidates making public their tax returns because he claims to be under audit...

Back-to-Back Equipment Lock Downs and Dozens Arrested as August Arrestees Attend Arraignments

September 14, 2016 -  Today, 3 more individuals locked themselves to equipment at an active construction site just west of Bismarck.  This followed the...

ACC Follows NCAA Lead in Moving Championship Games Out of North Carolina Over Anti-LGBTQ...

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2016 -- Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization,...

Transgender Students at Risk

New York, September 14, 2016 – Many schools in the United States are putting the safety and health of transgender students at risk by...

Transgender Law Center and MALDEF file lawsuit against Indiana Gov. Mike Pence challenging discriminatory...

INDIAPOLIS, IN, Sept. 13, 2016 - A transgender man prohibited from changing his legal name because of his immigration classification is suing Indiana state...

Stronger Rx than Obamacare needed to cover everyone and control costs’: physician leader

Sept. 13, 2016 - Citing Census Bureau report that 29 million people were uninsured last year, and noting that rising deductibles and other out-of-pocket...

Immigrant and Civil Rights Groups Challenge Arizona Law Denying Driver’s Licenses to Survivors of...

PHOENIX, Sept. 13, 2016 — Immigrant and civil rights groups have filed a legal challenge to Arizona’s policy of denying certain lawfully present immigrants...

U.S. Presidential Candidates Answer ScienceDebate 2016 Questions

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 13, 2016 —Three of the four major candidates for United States president have responded to America's Top 20 Presidential Science, Engineering, Technology, Health...

NCAA Moves All Championship Events Out of North Carolina Over Anti-LGBTQ HB2 Law

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2016- Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, and...

Arrest warrant for broadcast U.S. journalist Amy Goodman a transparent attempt to intimidate reporters

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2016 - Prosecutors in the U.S. state of North Dakota should immediately drop all criminal charges against broadcast journalist Amy...

Amnesty International USA Urges President Obama to Grant Clemency to Leonard Peltier With New...

WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 12, 2016 - To mark his 72nd birthday today, Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) released a new video urging President Obama to...

Cost of incarceration in the U.S. more than $1 trillion, or 6 percent of...

WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 7, 2016 - The cost of incarceration in the United States exceeds $1 trillion, or six percent of gross domestic product,...