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Environmental racism case: EPA rejects Alabama town's claim over toxic landfill

The US Environmental Protection Agency has dismissed a civil rights case brought by residents of a small, overwhelmingly African American town in Alabama who have spent much of the past decade battling a toxic landfill they blame for causing a myriad of physical and mental illnesses.<p>A civil rights …

Obama Administration

Mueller indicts 13 Russian nationals over 2016 election interference

<b>(CNN) —</b> Special counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for allegedly meddling in the 2016 presidential election, charging them with conspiracy to defraud the United States, the Department of Justice announced Friday.<p>In addition, three defendants were …

Donald Trump

The Names and Faces of the Florida School Shooting Victims

<i>For the latest on the Florida school shooting, read Friday’s live updates.</i><p>As gunshots echoed through the high school, a geography teacher, Scott Beigel, 35, paused to usher stragglers into his classroom before locking the door, only to be shot and killed himself as the shooter strode by.<p>A parent, …

Florida School Shooting

The timeless allure of ruins

Even writers of the ancient world spoke of the wrecks of earlier societies with fear and longing, says Paul Cooper.<p>Mankind has always lived among its own ruins. Since our earliest history, we have explored ruined places, feared them and drawn inspiration from them, and we can trace that complex …

Art

One Bombshell Text Message From Mike Flynn May Put An End To The Trump Presidency

The question of what Russia was supposed to get in return for helping Trump win the election was answered today as a bombshell text from Mike Flynn …

These are 15 of the best photos scientists took in 2017 — and they show the world in stunning ways

Scientists explore the most unique corners of our world. They survey the frigid waters underneath the edge of Antarctica, watch polar bears circle as they look for a patch of ice to rest on, and gaze up at the stars from the high altitude Chilean desert.<p>They're able to capture some pretty stunning …

Two Months After Nation's Deadliest Mass Shooting, GOP House Passes 'Dangerous' Bill to Undermine Local Gun Control Laws

Gun control advocates denounced a House vote Wednesday approving major legislation which will allow gun owners to carry licensed concealed weapons …

It's the obstruction of justice, stupid!

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> <i>How much legal peril is President Donald Trump actually in? That's the $1 million question as special counsel Robert Mueller continues to probe Russia's involvement in the 2016 campaign and potential collusion between the foreign power and Trump's presidential team. Trump lawyer</i> …

Donald Trump

After Tax Cut for the Rich, Trump Hopes to Take Food From Poor Kids

Once he’s done delivering hundreds of billions in tax breaks to the idle rich, Donald Trump hopes to take food and medical care away from the working …

Welfare

Trump tax cut plan will devastate public education

From WSWS<p>Betsy DeVos is now free to destroy public Education<br>(Image by YouTube, Channel: TYT Nation) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>The tax …

President Trump's Environmental Pick Doesn't Understand The Job

For 40 years, the White House Council on Environmental Quality has carried out its mission under presidents of both parties.<p>For more than five years, I had the honor of serving President Barack Obama as his top environmental advisor and Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality. The …

The White House

Keep Gaming Forever to Save Your Brain, Scientists Say

Playing video games is better than learning to play the piano. Take that, parents!<p>Video games are part of the long, <i>long</i> list of supposedly lowbrow …

Massive Black Hole Reveals When The First Stars Blinked On

Scientists have just discovered a supermassive black hole that existed surprisingly early in the history of the universe, and the puzzling find is shedding new light on when the first stars blinked on.<p>Astronomers spotted the black hole, the most distant ever found, sitting inside a bright object so …

Universe

Shocking footage shows a pipe spewing blood into public waters — and it's totally legal

Shocking footage taken by Tavish Campbell shows an underwater pipe spewing fish blood into a public water channel in Canada. For now, the practice is totally legal. Watch Tavish's full video here. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>This pipe is dumping blood into public water in British …

The World's Largest Organism Is Dying

It's death by a thousand nibbles.<p>Pando, the world's largest living organism — and possibly its oldest — is being destroyed by the voracious appetite …

The History of Water on Mars Might Be Very Different to What We Imagined

Magma. Steam. Clay. Life.<p>The jury's still out on whether liquid water yet flows on the Red Planet. In 2015, NASA blew our minds, saying it did. More …

A scientist explores the mysteries of the gut-brain connection

<i>Sacha Vega/iStock</i><p>The brain in your head and the one in your gut are always exchanging info. But how do they do it? Neuroscientist Diego Bohórquez is …

Most Scientists Agree Another Pangaea Is Certain, Disagree How It Will Look

It was one heck of a merger. Around 300 million years ago, nearly all the world's landmasses clumped together, forming a supercontinent called …

When You Learn, Your Brain Swells with New Cells — Then It Kills Them

Every time you learn a skill, new cells burst to life in your brain. Then, one after another, those cells die off as your brain figures out which …

The Brain

Massive Pipeline Leak Shows Why Nebraska Should Reject Keystone XL

- Advertisement -<p>See original here<p>By Lorraine Chow<p>Keystone Pipeline spill:<br>(Image by YouTube, Channel: TomoNews US) Permission Details DMCA<p>- …

Environment

Clues In That Mysterious Radioactive Cloud Point Toward Russia

The tiny nation of Denmark has just three stations for monitoring atmospheric radiation. Each week, scientists change out air filters in the detectors and take the used ones to a technical university near Copenhagen.<p>There, Sven Poul Nielsen and other researchers analyze the filters. They often snag …

Nuclear Energy

25 Candid, behind-the-scenes photos of some of the most iconic movies in cinema history

Classic films like "Star Wars," "Jaws," or "The Shining" could be considered movies that defined an era and culture.<p>While many people may know the iconic movies word for word, the behind-the-scenes moments have gone fairly unnoticed.<p><b>THE MORE YOU KNOW: These famous actresses are the same age as …