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Half of All American Adults are in a Police Face Recognition Database, New Report...

Oct. 18, 2016 - Half of American adults – more than 117 million people – are in a law enforcement face recognition network, according...

Most Trump, Clinton Backers Say Spouses Share Their Vote Preferences

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 18, 2016) – As the 2016 campaign enters its final weeks, very few voters who support either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton...

$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...

Committee to Protect Journalists chairman: Trump is threat to press freedom

NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2016 - In an unprecedented step, the Committee to Protect Journalists today released a statement recognizing that a Donald Trump...

Why private health insurers are losing money on the Affordable Care Act

PRINCETON, NJ, Oct. 14, 2016 - The choice of young people to forgo health insurance combined with the high cost of providing care for...

Report: Children and the elderly at risk from “dangerous and close” fracking

BOSTON, MA, Oct. 13, 2016 - More than 650,000 kindergarten through twelfth grade children in nine states attend school within one mile of a...

Video: First Lady Michelle Obama in Manchester, New Hampshire

October 13, 2016 - First Lady Michelle Obama is live in New Hampshire talking about what's at stake in this election. https://youtu.be/SJ45VLgbe_E?t=24m11s

Weather forecasters can’t manipulate hurricane warnings — here’s why

David Titley, Pennsylvania State University October 13, 2016 - Many mini-dramas develop during major disasters like Hurricane Matthew, which has left a trail of devastation...

It’s Official: Donald Trump Is a ‘Revolting Slug, Unfit for Public Office,’ Says NSW...

October 13, 2016 - The upper house of the New South Wales state parliament in Australia is condemning Donald Trump's run for president of...

ACLU and Human Rights Watch Report: The Disastrous Toll of Drug Use Criminalization

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2016 - The massive enforcement of laws criminalizing personal drug use and possession in the United States causes devastating harm, Human...

Federal Judge Extends Florida Voter Registration Deadline

October 12, 2016 - A federal judge in Tallahassee today extended Florida’s voter registration deadline to October 18 after voting advocacy groups filed a...

Study Gives Doctors Guidance on ‘Reproductive Coercion’ by Men

EAST LANSING, MI, Oct. 11, 2016 - New research finds that men purposely are breaking their own condoms and pressuring female partners in their...

Next century will bring 9-foot floods to New York City as much as 17...

Oct. 10, 2016 - New York City can expect 9-foot floods, as intense as that produced by 2012's Superstorm Sandy, at least three times...

Landmark Settlement Reins in Rogue Federal Wildlife Killing Program

MISSOULA, MT, Oct. 10, 2016 - A federal court approved a groundbreaking settlement agreement between WildEarth Guardians and the federal wildlife killing program, Wildlife...

Trump vs. Clinton: Three key moments from the second debate

Jeffrey Q. McCune Jr., Washington University in St Louis; Peter Kastor, Washington University in St Louis, and Rebecca Wanzo, Washington University in St Louis October...

The Indigenous Environmental Network responds to U.S. Court of Appeals Injunction Denial to Halt...

Cannon Ball, ND October 10, 2016 - The U.S. Court of Appeals Sunday night rejected the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s request for a temporary...

Trump on Hot Mic: ‘When You’re a Star … You Can Do Anything’ to...

Editor's note: This story contains graphic language that many may find offensive. A decade before Donald Trump became the Republican nominee for president, he...

Shale gas — not EPA rules — has pushed decline in coal-generated electricity, study...

Oct. 7, 2016 - Cheap shale gas produced by fracking has driven the decline in coal production in the United States during the last...

USA: UN rights expert troubled by allegations that Yahoo complied with surveillance demands

GENEVA (7 October 2016) – Reports that Yahoo complied with US intelligence demands by searching the e-mails of hundreds of millions of customers raise...

Pence Wouldn’t Defend The Indefensible

Oct. 5, 2016 - Following last night’s Vice Presidential debate, Hillary for America is releasing a new video spotlighting Mike Pence’s inability (or unwillingness)...