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The Atlanic Uses Picture Of Hijabed Students Wathcing Eclipse For Story About ISIS
The Atlantic opted for an innocuous picture of Muslim girls watching the eclipse for a story about teenage fan girls of ISIS.
US Police Corrupted By Mexico’s Cartels Along Border By
The corrupting power of Mexican drug traffickers is finding its way into the police forces of the southern United States. An investigation by the Dromomanos collective, winner of the
VIDEO: Jeremy Scahill: Blackwater Execs Remain Free As Guards Convicted For Killing 14 Iraqis In Massacre By
A federal jury has returned guilty verdicts against four Blackwater operatives involved in the 2007 massacre at Baghdad’s Nisoor Square.
New Laws Mean It’s Now Illegal To Give Food To The Homeless In 21 Cities By
Just as more people reach out to help, cities are biting back at those hands feeding the homeless.
Mortgage Giant Accused Of Faking Documents To Justify Foreclosures By
The newest alleged violations at Ocwen, which is the fourth-largest mortgage servicing company nationwide, share DNA with the widespread document falsification scandal that was dubbed
After 1st Ebola Case In NYC, 3 Others Quarantined By
NEW YORK  — A doctor who became New York City’s first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that
VIDEO: Protests Mushroom In Mexico Over Forced Disappearance Of 43 Students By
A mayor, corrupt cops and narco gunmen are all implicated in the crime, which thousands of officers so far haven’t been able to solve.
Amnesty: US Human Rights Abuses On Display In Ferguson By
New report demands 'accountability and systemic change' following excessive force against people who rose up to challenge police violence.
Austin Police Officer Shot ‘Point Blank’ Into Car Of Woman Fleeing Attackers By
The officer fired his service weapon four times at point-blank range into the windshield of Ms. Daniels' vehicle as she passed by him, very narrowly missing her, and he "likely would
Corporate Giants Spending Billions On State Ballot Initiatives By
Many of the messages are tailored to defend or expand the business interests of companies such as Coca-Cola, Monsanto and ExxonMobil, yet few have their names in the ads.