San Bruno Pipeline Indictment Begs Safety Questions About The Nation’s Fuel Pipelines July 31, 2014
Top California regulators communicated often and enthusiastically with executives at Pacific Gas & Electric Co., even offering unsolicited advice on handling the media while they presided over a case to decide how much the utility
Federal Government Accused Of Withholding Evidence In Blackwater Trial By Frederick Reese
U.S. Attorney says “a series of innocent oversights” resulted in the loss of evidence that would support assertions that the defendants were returning fire in Baghdad in 2007.
“Pay-To-Play” Threatens To Create An Attainment Gap In Youth Sports By Frederick Reese
Athletic participation is becoming too expensive for America’s poor -- a group already grappling with obesity and other health issues at higher rates than their wealthy peers.
Western Penn. Residents Request Fracking-Related Illness Probe By Frederick Reese
Scientists are asked to either prove or refute theories connecting a range of health problems with nearby fracking operations.
Botched Execution In Arizona: A Shot In The Arm For Debate On Capital Punishment By Frederick Reese
The group throwing the biggest wrench into lethal injections is not who you think it is.
In Assigning Blame For MH17, Let’s Not Forget Iran Air Flight 655 By Frederick Reese
In considering Russia’s potential culpability, one must also be willing to accept the possibility that the tragedy of MH17 may be the result of unfortunate circumstances.
Conn. State’s Attorney Refuses Warrant For Assualt And Evidence Fabrication By Police Officer By Frederick Reese
The incident in Connecticut is yet another example of police around the country using unnecessary and excessive force in the course of making arrests.
A MintPress Analysis Of The Biases In Reporting On Gaza By Frederick Reese
The bias in reporting on the Israel-Palestine conflict is swinging a different way than usual, but not necessarily because factual reporting has become a paramount concern.
Report: Nearly Half Of All Federal Terror Cases Involve Federal Informants By Frederick Reese
“[M]any of these people would never have committed a crime if not for law enforcement encouraging, pressuring, and sometimes paying them to commit terrorist acts.”