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Native Communities Stand Up To Proposed Oil Pipeline: ‘This Is Keystone 3’

13 hours 35 min ago

For native tribes affected by the Dakota Access pipeline, the fight is far from over.

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Scientists May Have Found The Key To Motivating People To Act On Climate Change

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:00pm

Thinking of climate change as a collective problem may inspire people to give more to the cause.

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Embattled Republicans Face A Difficult Situation Now That Trump Is The Nominee

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 2:03pm

The reality of Trump as the GOP nominee is posing problems for vulnerable Republicans.

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Justice Department Tells North Carolina To Abandon Its Anti-LGBT Bathroom Bill — Or Else

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 1:32pm

HB2 violates federal law, and the federal government won't let it stand.

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The Energy Revolution Is Actually Happening Right Now

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 12:53pm

The grid is changing.

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Donald Trump Says He’ll Bring Back Jobs For Coal Miners But He’s Just Blowing Smoke

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 12:30pm

Donald Trump markets himself as a business-savvy billionaire who will get American jobs back from China. In the case of the coal industry, he's just a very clueless politician making pro-pollution promises he can't keep.

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How Donald Trump Insulted His Way To The Top Of The GOP

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 11:14am

Lyin' Ted, Little Marco, Low-Energy Jeb... the list goes on and on.

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Pundits Sold Kasich As A Moderate Alternative. Here’s The Truth.

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 11:02am

In any other election, Kasich would have been considered extreme.

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Akron Police Told A Homeless Panhandler He Should ‘Get A F*cking Job.’ Now He’s Suing.

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 9:29am

Akron police have told Hill he’s a “stain on society” and should “get a fucking job,” according to the lawsuit.

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Ted Cruz Isn’t Gone. He’s Just Getting Started.

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 8:59am

Just because Cruz is out of the presidential race doesn't mean he's lost his political influence.

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Solitary Confinement Is Now Banned In Country’s Largest Juvenile Justice System

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 8:37am

Supervisors voted unanimously to end the tortuous practice.

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The Department Of Education Wants States To Dispel The Model Minority Myth With Better Data

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 8:23am

The U.S. Department of Education announced a grant to encourage states to disaggregate data on Asian students.

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RedState: ‘Confirm Merrick Garland Before It Is Too Late’

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 7:42am

"Now that Donald Trump is the presumptive nominee, this is not even a close call."

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The Ironic Ways The Target Boycott Is Backfiring For Conservatives

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 7:33am

It's actually conservatives who are making Target stores unsafe.

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Here’s What President Donald Trump Would Do To The Economy

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 7:17am

The numbers don't look good.

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Donald Trump Won Because Republicans Have Bad Ideas And People Hate Those Ideas

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 7:13am

The product the conservative movement offered just wasn't all that appealing.

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The GOP Said They Needed To Woo Latino Voters To Win. Then They Nominated Trump For President.

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 7:11am

The Republican Party will need as many as 40 percent of Latino voters in some states to win the presidency. Donald Trump won't be able to get the party there.

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New Research Shows How Our Brains Distort Faces To Fit Stereotypes

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 6:30am

New research shows it might be literally impossible to see the world without bias.

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