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Environmentalists accuse Duke Energy of exaggerating cleanup costs
Environmental groups are questioning Duke Energy’s $10 billion estimate to dig up all its coal ash dumps and truck the toxic waste to lined... Read more...
Nobel Prize-Winning Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies At 87
"Garcia Marquez's magical realist novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and... Read more...
Snowden email provider loses appeal
A federal appeals court has rejected an appeal of contempt of court findings against a now-defunct email firm which reportedly provided services to... Read more...
Ferry sinks in South Korea, nearly 300 still missing
A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast... Read more...
Pope Francis Asks Abuse Victims' Forgiveness
Pope Francis asked Friday for forgiveness from the victims of pedophile priests in some of his strongest words to date about the Catholic Church's... Read more...
U.S. drone strike kills New Zealander, Australian in Yemen
New Zealand and Australia were drawn into the global debate on drone strikes Wednesday after confirming that a citizen from each country had been... Read more...
Karzai insists US troops can leave Afghanistan by year's end
The outgoing president of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, has told the United States in his final address to parliament that US soldiers can leave the... Read more...
After 12 years of war, labor abuses rampant on US bases in Afghanistan
A year and a half after President Barack Obama issued an executive order outlawing human trafficking and forced labor on U.S. military bases, a... Read more...
NATO airstrike that kills Afghan soldiers deals fresh blow to ties
A NATO airstrike on Thursday morning killed at least five Afghan soldiers and injured at least eight others in a tragic incident of friendly fire... Read more...
Report: U.S. considers resuming talks with Taliban on prisoner swap
Washington wants to resume talks with the Taliban on a prisoner swap for a U.S. soldier captured in 2009, sources told the Washington Post.  Five... Read more...
U.S. insider trading cases face test at appeals court
A U.S. appeals court is set hear a case whose outcome could make it harder for the government to prosecute insider trading and potentially jeopardize... Read more...
After foreclosure crisis, renters suffer under Wall Street landlords
The poster child for the foreclosure crisis has been a middle-income suburban family. But low-income urban renters also saw their buildings... Read more...
Judge says will accept SAC Capital guilty plea
A federal judge agreed to accept SAC Capital Advisors' guilty plea to fraud charges in the U.S. government's insider trading case against the hedge... Read more...
U.S. Obama signs executive order on equal pay for women
Keeping with his promise to champion women’s rights in the workplace, President Barack Obama signed an executive order Tuesday that addresses the... Read more...
SEC Goldman Lawyer Says Agency Too Timid on Wall Street Misdeeds
A trial attorney from the Securities and Exchange Commission said his bosses were too “tentative and fearful” to bring many Wall Street leaders... Read more...
9/11 prosecutor asks for more time over FBI spying claims
A US prosecutor has asked the judge in the 9/11 military tribunal in Guantánamo Bay for more time to look into whether an FBI investigation will... Read more...
Accusation of FBI spying stalls 9/11 hearing
A military judge abruptly recessed the first 9/11 trial hearing of the year Monday after defense lawyers accused the FBI in open court of trying to... Read more...
Watch Donald Rumsfeld Lie About Saddam Hussein, al-Qaeda, and 9/11
In The Unknown Known, Oscar-winning documentarian Errol Morris (The Fog of War) turns his infamous interrotron on former Secretary of Defense Donald... Read more...
Lawmakers, victims' families call to declassify key portion of 9/11 report
Family members and victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks joined three members of Congress on Wednesday in calling on the Obama... Read more...
U.S. Seeking to Keep ‘Potentially Inflammatory Topics’ Out of Terrorism Trial
In the terrorism trial of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, who prosecutors say was a top adviser to Osama bin Laden, the specter of the Sept. 11 attacks has... Read more...
The Usual Suspects Aim to Spoil Iran Nuclear Deal
As the negotiations over Iran's nuclear program proceed -- apparently with steady progress toward a comprehensive agreement -- and Iran demonstrates... Read more...
Supreme Court to rule on political campaigns’ pretty little lies
It turns out that there is a tenet in American politics that groups as diverse as the American Civil Liberties Union, the Obama administration, the... Read more...
South Carolina Republicans Snub Desegregation Judge
Of all the names of American heroes you probably don’t know, Julius Waties Waring has to rank near the top of the list. Waring was a judge in South... Read more...
Sen. Warren willing to take on system
How has an earnest 64-year-old Harvard professor with a specialty in bankruptcy law emerged as a progressive hero and presidential prospect?For one... Read more...
Kansas speech by Michelle Obama draws complaints
If expanding the guest list to include Michelle Obama at graduation for high school students in the Kansas capital city means fewer seats for friends... Read more...
CIA’s use of harsh interrogation went beyond legal authority, Senate report says
A classified U.S. Senate report found that the CIA's legal justification for the use of harsh interrogation techniques that critics say amount to... Read more...
Senate GOP blocks pay equity bill
Senate Republicans banded together on Wednesday to block the Paycheck Fairness Act, a Democratic bill aimed at narrowing the pay gap between men and... Read more...
Feinstein: CIA should not lead declassification review of report about interrogation tactics
The Chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee has called for the White House—not the Central Intelligence Agency—to lead the... Read more...
Ron Johnson did not tell police of assault allegations against Rep. Bill Kramer three years ago
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, his chief of staff and a Waukesha County GOP official were all told three years ago of allegations that a then-aide to the... Read more...
Senate Passes Unemployment Benefits Extension
The Senate approved a bipartisan unemployment benefits extension Monday, with six Republicans joining Senate Democrats to clear the measure.The... Read more...
Nonconsensual sex: How U.S. colleges rebranded rape
Around 15 years ago, Brett Sokolow was touring universities and advising them on how to deal with sexual assault on their campuses. On these visits,... Read more...
Georgia governor signs broad gun rights expansion
Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation today that would vastly expand where Georgians can legally carry firearms, a proposal that has drawn heaps of... Read more...
KKK group to launch neighborhood watch in Pa. township
A Pennsylvania chapter of the Ku Klux Klan plans to launch a neighborhood watch program in response to what Klansmen say is growing concern among... Read more...
An Arizona tribe seeks justice for victims of domestic violence
For many of the women on the Pascua Yaqui reservation, life before the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act brings up one very common... Read more...
Gun checks miss millions of fugitives
Millions of fugitives can pass undetected through federal background checks and buy guns illegally because police departments across the country... Read more...
US weighs clemency for inmates jailed for 10 years
The Justice Department is encouraging nonviolent federal inmates who have behaved in prison, have no significant criminal history and have already... Read more...
US ordered to release memo in Anwar al-Awlaki drone killing
The US government must publicly disclose in redacted form secret papers describing its legal justification for using drones to kill citizens... Read more...
Oklahoma to proceed with lethal injection amid confusion within courts
Oklahoma plans to kill Clayton Lockett by lethal injection on Tuesday, after judges could not agree which court has the authority to stay his... Read more...
Guantánamo Bay detainees' release upon end of Afghanistan war 'unlikely'
Typically, when a war ends, so does the combatants’ authority to detain the other side’s fighters. But as the conclusion of the US war in... Read more...
Apartheid Abuse Cases Against Ford, IBM Go Ahead
A federal judge on Thursday declined to toss out decade-old lawsuits that accuse IBM Corp. and Ford Motor Co. of supporting apartheid by letting... Read more...
Alex Baer: A Bad Case of the -shuns
There are still plenty of ripping, searing, wrenching, and devastating problems on this singular space ship which we call home, and equally important... Read more...
Bruce Enberg: "Børk, Børk, Børk"
You know how the right has been constantly complaining about Obama's ballooning deficit? They have of course been wrong about that since the day... Read more...
Alex Baer: Deep Blue Reservations
A funny thing happened on the way to the reservoir...  Not.In fact, a lot of unfunny things have been happening on the way to absolutely everywhere,... Read more...
Robert Parry: Ukraine, Through the US Looking Glass
The acting president of the coup regime in Kiev announces that he is ordering an “anti-terrorist” operation against pro-Russian protesters in... Read more...
Alex Baer: All Aboard the Thought Train, Cosmic to Mundane
It was a night like any other.  I simply wasn't expecting to lose sleep.  It just turned out that way.  See, I wasn't out for blood -- hadn't even... Read more...
Mississippi sets 20-week limit on abortions
Mississippi will ban abortions after more than 20 weeks of pregnancy from July, joining other conservative U.S. states that have placed restrictions... Read more...
3,000 types of bacteria found on U.S. $1 bills
Researchers at the New York University's Dirty Money Project analyzed DNA on $1 bills and found some 3,000 types of bacteria -- many times more than... Read more...
In Miami, Medicare fraud cases keep prosecutors busy
If there ever was any question that Miami is the champ when it comes to health care fraud, a peek inside Medicare’s list of banned providers should... Read more...
Chikungunya, a highly infectious disease, may soon arrive in the U.S.
When Clare Rourke woke up one morning March of last year with a sore toe, she didn’t worry too much about it. She, her husband and their three... Read more...
Judge overturns strict N.D. anti-abortion law
A federal judge Wednesday overturned as unconstitutional a North Dakota law banning abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy.U.S. District... Read more...
Manager at Japan's Fukushima plant admits radioactive water "embarrassing"
The manager of the Fukushima nuclear power plant admits to embarrassment that repeated efforts have failed to bring under control the problem of... Read more...
It's Earth Day today: Get your green on
Today's Google Doodle is home to a hummingbird, a puffer fish, a dung beetle and a moon jellyfish. It must be Earth Day!With hundreds of events... Read more...
Top court declines Exxon's appeal in NYC water pollution case
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a ruling against Exxon Mobil Corp that ordered the company to pay $105 million in damages for... Read more...
Corn biofuels worse than gasoline on global warming in short term – study
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a new study shows,... Read more...
Africa land grabs endanger elephants
Political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa's last bastions for elephants, putting broad swaths of Zimbabwe at risk of... Read more...
BP wins 24 tracts in Gulf of Mexico lease sale after U.S. lifts ban
BP Plc rejoined bidders for exploration and production leases in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday and won 24 tracts after the U.S. government lifted a... Read more...
US nuclear site fire 'was preventable'
Maintenance and safety lapses were at the root of a lorry fire that shut down the only US underground nuclear waste repository in February, a report... Read more...
U.S. top court rules against Argentina in arbitration fight
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled for British company BG Group Plc in its effort to reinstate a $185.3 million arbitration award against... Read more...
Thirteen workers test positive for radiation at New Mexico waste site
Thirteen workers have tested positive for radiation exposure tied to an accidental release earlier this month of high levels of radiation in an... Read more...
Shiny And New: World's Largest Solar Plant Opens In Nevada
The world's largest solar power plant, made up of thousands of mirrors focusing the sun's energy, has officially started operations in Nevada's... Read more...
Israel halts peace talks with Palestinians
The Israeli government on Thursday cut off Mideast peace talks and threatened to impose new sanctions against the Palestinians in response to a unity... Read more...
3 American doctors shot dead at Afghan hospital
An Afghan security guard shot and killed three Americans at a hospital in Kabul on Thursday. Officials said the three killed were doctors, including... Read more...
Hamas, Abbas's PLO announce reconciliation agreement
The Gaza-based Islamist group Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas's Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) agreed on Wednesday to a unity pact, both... Read more...
'Suspected Al-Qaida militants' killed in second Yemen airstrike in two days
Airstrikes in southern Yemen killed about 30 suspected al-Qaida members on Sunday, local tribal sources said, in the second operation of its kind... Read more...
Iran President Rouhani urges equal rights for women
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has urged equal opportunities and rights for men and women, and condemned sexual discrimination.In a speech marking... Read more...
Reports: FCC Poised For Changes To Net Neutrality Policy
The Federal Communications Commission is getting ready to propose new rules when it comes to net neutrality, and are reporting based on unnamed... Read more...
NYT Retracts Russian-Photo Scoop
Two days after the New York Times led its editions with a one-sided article about photos supposedly proving that Russian special forces were behind... Read more...
American journalist Simon Ostrovsky being held by pro-Russian gunmen
Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine admitted on Wednesday that they are holding an American journalist, saying he was suspected of unspecified... Read more...
The New York Times agrees to be gagged by Israel
Margaret Sullivan, The New York Times’ public editor, has written a thoughtful and important piece criticizing the way the newspaper complied with... Read more...
U.S. intelligence chief bars unauthorized contacts with reporters on all intel-related matters
Employees of U.S. intelligence agencies have been barred from discussing without authorization any intelligence-related matter - even if it isn’t... Read more...
A fatal wait: Veterans languish and die on a VA hospital's secret list
At least 40 U.S. veterans died waiting for appointments at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care system, many of whom were placed on a secret... Read more...
Supreme Court hears crucial Camp Lejeune water pollution case
Raw emotions bubbled just below the surface Wednesday as the Supreme Court considered a crucial North Carolina groundwater pollution case.For... Read more...
US soldier accused of killing two teens in Iraq as military investigates
The two unarmed Iraqi brothers posed no threat as they herded cattle in a grove where a US army reconnaissance team was hidden one day seven years... Read more...
Judge OKs Chelsea Manning name change request
A Kansas judge granted a request Wednesday to formally change the name of the soldier convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks from... Read more...
Army’s Ban on Some Popular Hairstyles Raises Ire of Black Female Soldiers
With time running out on a petition seeking a revision on Army regulations that ban certain ethnic hairstyles, the petition’s creator, Sgt. Jasmine... Read more...
Scientists discover oldest footprints outside of Africa
A new study published in PLOS ONE details the oldest human footprints found outside of Africa.  Found and studied by archaeologists from the British... Read more...
New ice-dating technology gives insight on past climate
Scientists have successfully dated 120,000-year-old Antarctic ice using a new method called radiometric krypton dating. The technique will allow them... Read more...
Poll: Big Bang a big question for most Americans
While scientists believe the universe began with a Big Bang, most Americans put a big question mark on the concept, an Associated Press-GfK poll... Read more...
Michigan boy stumbles across mastodon tooth near home
When 9-year-old Phillip Stoll first came across a 10,000-year-old mastodon tooth while exploring in a creek in his backyard, he and his mother... Read more...
In a cloning first, scientists create stem cells from adults
Scientists have moved a step closer to the goal of creating stem cells perfectly matched to a patient's DNA in order to treat diseases, they... Read more...
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81 Russia’s stance on the Syrian crisis: On the Right Side of History Jesse Richard
82 Drones, computers new weapons of U.S. shadow wars Reggie
83 NATO apologizes for deaths in Afghan airstrike Reggie
84 Nato air strike 'kills Afghan family' Jesse Richard
85 For Afghans next to U.S. firing range, unexploded ammunition poses peril Reggie
86 U.N. nuclear chief says Iran agrees to probe of suspected weapons work Jesse Richard
87 Colin Powell's New Book: War With Iraq Never Debated Jesse Richard
88 The List: Accounting for the Iraqi Allies America Left Behind Reggie
89 US to defend Afghanistan for decade after drawdown Reggie
90 US war-murdered 20-30 million since WW2: arrest today’s War Criminals Jesse Richard
91 Man whose WMD lies led to 100,000 deaths confesses all Jesse Richard
92 Remembering the LIES that led to war against Iraq: Nine years after SHOCK AND AWE Reggie
93 Afghanistan civilian casualties: year by year, month by month Reggie
94 Afghanistan: "Reducing the Number of Troops". To Claim Total Pullout in 2014, U.S "Troops" will be transferred to the CIA Jesse Richard
95 US drone strikes in Yemen kill 45 suspected Qaeda militants Reggie
96 Karzai issues repressive rules for Afghan women Reggie
97 Israel, Kurdish fighters destroyed Iran nuclear facility, email released by WikiLeaks claims Jesse Richard
98 Israel dismisses warnings from US about attacking Iran Jesse Richard
99 Officer accuses U.S. military of vast Afghan deception Jesse Richard
100 Truth, lies and Afghanistan: How military leaders have let us down Reggie

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