Julie Costanten

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The Story of Stuff is building a campaign to fight back against Nestle's exploitation of public water.

<b>Nestlé thrives when it’s able to enter communities under the cover of darkness, something we’ve seen time and again. But with your help, The Story of</b> …


Indian woman gang-raped in 2013 is attacked again 'by same men'

Student, 21, attacked near college in Haryana by five men – two of whom are awaiting trial for assaulting her in 2013<p>An Indian student is recovering in hospital after being gang-raped by a group of men, including some charged with sexually assaulting her three years earlier, police have said.<p>Police …


3 police officers killed, 3 wounded in Baton Rouge; gunman dead

A lone gunman killed three law enforcement officers and wounded three others in Baton Rouge on Sunday morning, less than two weeks after the death of an African American man at the hands of Baton Rouge police.<p>The shootings occurred when police responded to a 911 call that a man dressed in black and …

Law Enforcement

Dialogue amid more protests nationwide

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> Black Lives Matter protests continued Monday, resulting in more arrests and meetings between officials, movement leaders and the public.<p>Atlanta police arrested protesters who were blocking traffic near the upscale Lenox Square mall in they city's Buckhead neighborhood.<p>Black Lives …

Law Enforcement

Dallas sniper attack: 5 officers killed, suspect identified

<b>(CNN) —</b> The ambush started with gunshots that killed five officers and sent screaming crowds scrambling for cover. It ended when a Dallas police bomb squad robot killed a gunman after negotiations failed.<p>Investigators identified the dead attacker as Micah Xavier Johnson, 25, of Mesquite, Texas, a …

Law Enforcement

Is Michael Vu Avoiding Scrutiny?

Sources watching the vote count say Vu pulled a bait and switch and changed the date of the certification of the election.<p>“If Vu certifies the vote, …

Istanbul airport attack: Planner, 2 bombers identified, report says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Days after the Istanbul airport massacre, reports emerged about the identities of the suicide bombers as well as the organizer -- a man who a U.S. official says is a top soldier in the ISIS war ministry.<p>Two of the three assailants in the terror attack that killed 44 people at Istanbul's …



Turkey launches airstrikes after deadly Ankara bombing

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey lashed out Monday at Kurdish targets, bombing military positions in northern Iraq and rounding up dozens of militants at home after a suicide car bombing in the heart of the capital drew the country even deeper into the complex Syrian conflict.<p>Prime Minister Ahmet …

Middle East

Inside Obama's process for replacing Antonin Scalia

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Obama administration did not wait long before working on options to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court.<p>The process began Saturday night with conference calls among the president's legal team, followed by meetings Sunday to begin drawing up a list of possible …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Democratic debate: Clinton embraces Obama

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton wants Bernie Sanders to know she's got President Barack Obama's back.<p>Much of the debate lacked the bitterness of earlier forums as Clinton and Sanders laid out differences on policy questions. But the confrontation during the PBS "NewsHour" Democratic debate simulcast on CNN …


Ammon Bundy urges protesters to leave refuge

Authorities spoke about the confrontation between Oregon militia members and police, in which one member was shot and killed. VPC


5 takeaways from the Democratic town hall

<b>Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton says she's a "proven fighter." Bernie Sanders says that while experience is important, "it is not the only thing" that Democratic voters should weigh. And Martin O'Malley took off his jacket.<p>Clinton, Sanders and O'Malley made their closing arguments to Iowa …


New issue of ISIS magazine Dabiq calls for war on . . . Muslims

The latest issue of Islamic State's online magazine targets the terror group's fellow Muslims even more than the West.<p>Dabiq, as the English-language publication is called, devotes a majority of the 56 pages in the latest issue to justifying the killing of Shia Muslims. In numerous articles, the …


Third Democratic debate: 11 things we learned

Bernie Sanders apologized, Martin O’Malley was aggressive and Hillary Clinton was strong on foreign policy and tax. And yes, she closed with a Star Wars line<p>The third Democratic debate is in the bag. Here’s what we learned.<p>The debate was <b>a spirited but polite exchange</b>, with a mix of camaraderie and …


Winter Storm Paralyzes Upstate NY, Chicago, Pittsburgh: Pictures


Alan Rickman, Snape in 'Harry Potter' films, dies at 69

<b>(CNN) —</b> Alan Rickman, the British actor with the unforgettable voice who played the brooding Professor Severus Snape in the "Harry Potter" films as well as "Die Hard" villain Hans Gruber, died Thursday after a short battle with cancer, according to his representatives at Independent Talent Group.<p>He …

Middle East

Obama admits 'regret' ahead of State of the Union address

President Barack Obama will step into the House chamber on Tuesday evening with bittersweet emotions about his last State of the Union address, admitting regret that he failed to be the unifying force he promised in 2008 while professing immense pride for what his White House has accomplished.<p>The …

Barack Obama

Surrounded by suffering, death in a besieged Syrian town

BEIRUT — By the time the convoy carrying food arrived, Sereen didn’t know how much more she and others in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya could endure.<p>She had skipped meals for months, she said, so that her young nieces and nephews could eat the family’s diminishing supplies of rice and bulgur. …

Middle East

How Cannabis Can Take Your Sex Life to the Next Level

When I tell people that I write about sex and cannabis, I get one of two replies: “I’ve never tried that,” or “OMG I have such intensely awesome sex …

Gay Mormon church members say new rules are devastating

Now comes the toughest task: Telling his children he could be kicked out of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints if he someday marries a man, and warning his two youngest, 11 and 15, that they might be barred from serving a mission under new church rules.<p>"It's almost like they now have …


Gay asylum seekers face threat from fellow refugees in Europe

DRESDEN, Germany — Rami Ktifan made a snap decision to come out. A fellow Syrian had spotted a rainbow flag lying near the 23-year-old university student’s belongings inside a packed refugee center. The curious man, Ktifan recalled, picked it up before casually asking, “What is this?”<p>“I decided to …