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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)...

Yahoo Scanned All Incoming E-mails on Behalf of NSA

October 4, 2016 - Reuters reported today that Yahoo complied with a government directive last year to scan all of its incoming customers’ e-mails...

Trump’s organization did business with Iranian bank later linked to terrorism

Oct. 3, 2016 - Donald Trump’s real estate organization rented New York office space from 1998 to 2003 to an Iranian bank that U.S....

New York Times Publication of Trump’s 1995 Tax Records Underlines High End Audit Challenge

SYRACUSE, NY, Oct. 3, 2016 - This weekend, The New York Times published the tax returns that Donald Trump had filed with New York,...

New York Attorney General’s Office Issues Notice Of Violation Directing Trump Foundation To Cease...

NEW YORK – On Friday, September 30, the Office of New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issued a Notice of Violation to the...

Immigration Detainers are Unlawful, Federal Court Rules

CHICAGO (October 3, 2016) – The federal district court of the Northern District of Illinois has invalidated the federal government’s practice of issuing detainers...

50 Native Tribes Join Fight to Prevent Delisting of Yellowstone Grizzly Bears

Tribal leaders from the U.S. and Canada signed a joint treaty today opposing the proposed delisting of Yellowstone grizzly bears by the U.S. Fish...

Western Attorneys General Throw Cold Water on Legal Case Against American Public Lands

DENVER, Colo. October 3, 2016 - The Associated Press reported that the Western Conference of Attorneys General has issued an analysis rejecting claims made...