The Atlanic Uses Picture Of Hijabed Students Wathcing Eclipse For Story About ISIS October 24, 2014
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
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 Ortega y Gasset Journalism Awards, published in El Universal, reveals drug traffickers have bribed a large number of sheriffs, border patrol officers, and customs officials in Texas.
VIDEO: Jeremy Scahill: Blackwater Execs Remain Free As Guards Convicted For Killing 14 Iraqis In Massacre
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
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
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 “robo-signing” when it broke into headlines in 2010.
After 1st Ebola Case In NYC, 3 Others Quarantined
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 the nation’s most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel in the days before his illness began. Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo urged residents not to be alarmed by the doctor’s diagnosis Thursday, even as they described him riding the subway, taking a cab and bowling since returning
Amnesty: US Human Rights Abuses On Display In Ferguson
New report demands 'accountability and systemic change' following excessive force against people who rose up to challenge police violence.
The Fate Of Net Neutrality: A Complicated Dance Between Corporate Interests And Consumer Demand
“In this democratized system we call the Internet, anyone can put up an idea and it can be weighed fairly and openly by the consumer,” one Internet start-up CEO says. As consumers increasingly turn to video streaming services, what will that mean for net neutrality?
Austin Police Officer Shot ‘Point Blank’ Into Car Of Woman Fleeing Attackers
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 have killed her had the bullets not lodged in the dashboard but instead had struck her at such close range."
Corporate Giants Spending Billions On State Ballot Initiatives
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.