Health & Lifestyle
Livestock Falling Ill In Fracking Regions
Are dying cattle the canaries in the coal mine? Farmers and ranchers are sounding alarms about the risks to human health of hydraulic fracturing.
Planned Parenthood Official: ‘Hateful’ Speech Contributed To Shooting Attack
The Planned Parenthood clinic shootings, allegedly committed by Robert Lewis Dear, left three people dead including a police officer. Nine more people were wounded and the latest reports are that the shooter expressed anti-abortion and anti-government views.
Environmental Activists ‘Being Killed In Record Numbers’ After At Least 116 Die In 2014
Activists have died opposing logging, hydropower, mining and land disputes
Your Thanksgiving Leftovers Could Be Helping To Stop Antibiotic-Resistant Diseases
Labeling on turkeys can be confusing and misleading, but buying an organic, humanely-raised turkey offers clear benefits.
The ‘Grinch’ That Stole Water: Nestlé Illegally Bottles 68,000 Gallons Of Water A Day In Drought-Stricken California
“In 2014 alone an estimated 28 million gallons were ... sold under Nestlé’s Arrowhead brand,” noted one environmental group that’s suing the company for illegal bottling.
Nestlé​ Admits Slavery And Coercion Used In Seafood Production
Global audit by the food giant finds abuse of workers who catch seafood from Thailand.
23 States Now Offer Form Of Legal Marijuana; 58% of Americans Support Legalization
While Colorado receives the lion’s share of national attention for its successful efforts at legalizing and regulating marijuana, the legal landscape is shifting toward more permissive laws nationwide.
Justin Trudeau Has Started The Marijuana Legalization Process
In a public mandate letter issued to Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould Friday, Trudeau mandated his Justice Minister to "create a federal-provincial-territorial process that will lead to the legalization and regulation of marijuana."
The FBI Let Jared Fogle Molest Children For Years During Undercover Investigation
The journalist who wore a wire to investigate Fogle believes the former Subway spokesman targeted at least 14 children in Thailand and the United States for sexual assault.
DEA Chief Pressured To Resign After Calling Medical Marijuana ‘A Joke’
“We can have an intellectually honest debate about whether we should legalize something that is bad and dangerous, but don’t call it medicine — that is a joke.”