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Why So Few School Cops Are Trained to Work With Kids

Only 12 states mandate that school resource officers receive student-specific preparation.<p>A high-school girl who refuses to follow school rules is body-slammed to the ground, ripped from her chair, and thrown past rows of desks. The school resource officer’s use of force, caught on video, unleashes …

Civil Rights

Donna Connelly Dumps Teacher Desks and Filing Cabinets

In 2010 Bronx the school led by principal Donna Connelly was listed as 27th worst in all of New York City for learning environment. In common …

Racist Police Brutality Goes to School

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California Crabbing Delayed Due to Rise in Water Toxins

Put down that drawn butter.<p>A spike in toxins on the California coast has prompted officials to delay the start of crab season.<p>Normally, recreational fishers would start harvesting Dungeness crabs on Saturday, and commercial fishers a week later. But the season was thrown into chaos after …

Big Trouble Looms For California Salmon — And For Fishermen

The West Coast's historic drought has strained many Californians — from farmers who've watched their lands dry up, to rural residents forced to drink and cook with bottled water. Now, thanks to a blazing hot summer and unusually warm water, things are looking pretty bad for salmon, too – and for …

Soak the rich to help solve California's water crisis

During a time of drought, when most urban dwellers are making do with less, nothing sticks in the craw quite like the cad in Bel-Air who reportedly is using 90 times as much water as the average household. Nothing would be more emotionally satisfying than socking him (or her, or them) with a hefty …

Corporation Exploiting Major Loophole To Quickly Build 600-Mile Tar Sands Pipeline

In the five years since TransCanada submitted its first application to build the Keystone XL pipeline, protesters have held marches and vigils, …

Hundreds arrested at anti-Keystone protest in front of White House

Nearly 400 anti-Keystone protestors were arrested on Sunday after zip-tying themselves to a fence in front of the White House. Activist group 350.org …

The White House

Understanding the safe or not safe tar sands

In Trenders, Mega Millions lot is sky high; Romney takes on the President's timing on foreign policy; Ed Schultz and Alexander Pouraix discuss tar …

Rove: Obama pipeline 'stupid move'

President Barack Obama made a “stupid move” in failing to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, Karl Rove said Monday.<p>The Republican strategist and Fox News contributor said the Obama administration delayed its decision on the pipeline to avoid upsetting the Democratic base.<p>“Of course it was about …

Here's Why Keystone XL Is the Wrong Choice for Our Nation

The new Republican majority in Congress wants to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline for dirty tar sands oil. President Obama announced he will veto bills that bypass the official review of Keystone XL.<p>There are plenty of reasons to block these bills and this pipeline.<p>Keystone XL would carry …

Why are Republicans so obsessed with their Keystone pipe dream? For 35 jobs?

The 114th Congress is officially underway, and in a move that speaks volumes about the Republican leadership’s agenda, the first order of business in the House and Senate is rubber-stamping the Keystone XL pipeline. The GOP is doing a big favor for Canadian oil interests by trampling the …

Tar Sands

The GOP’s latest job-creation lie: Stunning hypocrisy in the Keystone Pipeline crusade

If the Republican leadership really cared about creating jobs, why all the hate for renewable energy?<p>The 114th Congress has gotten off to a ridiculous start, with a massive effort on the part of the new Republican majority to push through a project with no credible benefits — the Keystone XL …

Senate Keystone debate to delve into climate, oil exports

The Senate’s Monday vote to start the debate over the Keystone XL pipeline bill has opened the legislative floodgates for the new GOP Congress, with members on both sides of the aisle set to unleash a torrent of politically sensitive energy amendments on issues such as crude oil exports and climate …

Exports

New York Times Repeats Keystone XL 'Little Impact on Climate' Falsehood

Coral Davenport, one of <i>The New York Times</i>' few environmental reporters, is repeating her past mistakes on Keystone XL reporting. The Keystone XL pipeline would connect Canada's tar sands to Texan oil refineries, allowing the high-carbon product to reach the global oil market. Over its forty-year …

White House 'very concerned' about possible chemical weapons use in Syria | News Home | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Friday it was “very concerned” with the initial findings of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons about the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria.<p>Rebel fighters take positions at the frontline during what they said were clashes …

Exclusive: U.S. to open new screening centers for Syrian refugees - State Department | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration is moving to increase and accelerate the number of Syrian refugees who might be admitted into the United States by opening new screening outposts in Iraq and Lebanon, administration officials told Reuters on Friday.<p>A Syrian refugee holds onto his …

Dozens killed after Russia strikes de facto ISIS capital in Syria

Fifteen Islamic State fighters made up the remainder of the death toll, the Britain-based Observatory said, after a series of strikes on Tuesday that hit the group's Syrian stronghold.<p>The bombings add to a civilian death toll from Russian strikes, which the Syrian Network for Human Rights, another …

U.S. and Russia Sending Weapons to Syria Best-Suited for Shooting at Each Other

Those heartbreaking stories of a youngster killed by a parent’s wayward gun can lead one to wonder: what the heck was Dad thinking? Yet something …

Exclusive: Chemical weapons used by fighters in Syria - sources | Reuters

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Chemical weapons experts have determined that mustard gas was used in a Syrian town where Islamic State insurgents were battling another group, according to a report by an international watchdog seen by Reuters.<p>A rebel fighter from the Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement takes a …

Cholera spreads from Iraq to Syria, Kuwait, Bahrain: UNICEF | News Home | Reuters

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - A cholera outbreak in Iraq has spread to neighboring Syria, Kuwait and Bahrain, and risks turning into a region-wide epidemic as millions of pilgrims prepare to visit the country, UNICEF’s Iraq director said.<p>A patient suffering from cholera rests inside a hospital in …

Why Do We Care About This Ben Carson Story Anyway?

The leading Republican presidential candidate embellished his biography. How much does it matter?<p>On Friday afternoon, the national press corps went into a collective furor over news that Dr. Ben Carson, a leading GOP presidential candidate, had misrepresented a part of his biography.<p>In his book and …

Ben Carson's West Point, youth recollections come under question | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson’s recollection of being offered a scholarship to the prestigious U.S. Military Academy at West Point was questioned on Friday, potentially damaging the credibility of the 64-year-old retired neurosurgeon.<p>Also on Friday, Carson’s …

The Nervous Breakdown of U.S. Politics

From Ben Carson's pyramids to Donald Trump's great wall, the 2016 presidential campaign features weird characters and ideas -- and it’s not funny.<p>WASHINGTON -- Here’s all you need to know about the not-funny nervous breakdown now going on in American politics.<p>In a respected new poll, the Democratic …

Here Are The Bizarre Things Ben Carson Said This Week

He leads the GOP field in Iowa.<p>Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson had quite a week.<p>As the former neurosurgeon's poll numbers have risen, he's also come under fire for a series of controversial comments.<p>After Houston voters rejected a ballot measure which would have offered protection from …

Ben Carson West Point Scholarship Controversy Unpacked

Pinterest<p>Late this morning, Politico reported that Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson had "admitted, in a response to an inquiry from Politico, that a central point in his inspirational personal story was fabricated: his application and acceptance into the U.S. Military Academy at West …