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Why the struggle at North Dakota’s Standing Rock is bigger than one pipeline

2 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The first sign that not everything is normal as you drive down Highway 1806 toward the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota is a checkpoint manned by camouflage-clad National Guard troops. The inspection on Sept. 13 was perfunctory; they simply asked if we knew “what was going on down the...

Louisiana deputies throw tantrum after teen football players protest national anthem

2 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Sheriff’s deputies in Louisiana have determined a high school football team isn’t worthy of their protection after many players protested police brutality by kneeling during “The Star-Spangled Banner.” A majority of the players from Bonnabel High School’s varsity...

Kerry to Russia: Stop bombing Aleppo or we stop talking to you

2 hours agoNews : USAToday: News

More than 250,000 civilians are thought to be trapped inside rebel-held parts of Aleppo.        

Breitbart Attacks WaPo Columnist For Being a ‘Jewish, American Elitist’

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

In a Tuesday piece, alt-right website Breitbart attacked a Washington Post columnist as a "Jewish... elitist," working with all her contacts to try to control the global media narrative.

Sean Penn: We Either Go With Clinton or ‘Masturbate Our Way Into Hell’

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Sean Penn made a rare late night appearance with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday, and he had some, well, interesting thoughts on the choice being presented to America this year.

Donald Trump poised for big advertising blitz

2 hours agoNews : USAToday: News

Finance chief: Donors 'liked what they heard' at Monday's debate and opened wallets        

Senate Overrides Obama’s Veto of Bill Allowing 9/11 Victims to Sue Foreign Nations

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

For the first time ever, the Senate voted to override President Obama on his decision to veto a bill allowing families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia and other international governments for their alleged connections to the atta...

Univ. of Nebraska Board Member Calls For Anthem Protestors to be Kicked Off Football Team

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Following Saturday’s Nebraska-Northwestern game — in which three Cornhuskers knelt for the National Anthem — a member of the University of Nebraska’s Board of Regents called for the players to be dismissed from the team. In an interview with the Lincoln Journal-Star, Hal Daub — one of eight members of the Nebraska’s Board of Regents, which oversees […]

TPP And Trade Take Center Stage At First Presidential Debate

The debate focused on trade deals signed by the US and their effects on the country's working class, particularly in swing states OH, MI, and PA. The post TPP And Trade Take Center Stage At First Presidential Debate appeared first on Shadowproof.

Catalonia to hold independence referendum with or without Spain's consent

MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia will hold a referendum on independence from Spain next year whether or not the central government in Madrid agrees to one, the region's head Carles Puigdemont said on Wednesday.

Inside the Court Battle That Could Destory Obama's Climate Policy

President Barack Obama's signature climate change initiative had its day in court Tuesday, as lawyers for 27 states, nonprofit groups, and utility companies argued that the carbon regulations are unconstitutional. The rule, known asShow More Summary

Sarkozy slips in French Republican presidential race

PARIS (Reuters) - Nicolas Sarkozy has lost ground against his main conservative rival in the race for France's Republican party presidential nomination, two polls showed on Wednesday, hurt by legal and political setbacks.

Chelsea Clinton Slams Donald Trump After He Threatens to Discuss Her Father's Infidelity

Chelsea Clinton is firing back at Donald Trump's suggestion that he showed restraint in not broaching the subject of her father's extramarital affairs during the first presidential debate. "Well, my reaction to that is just what my reaction...Show More Summary

Thousands of Saudi women advocate for end of male guardianship laws

More than 14,000 Saudi women have signed a petition advocating for an end to their country’s male guardianship laws. In Saudi Arabia, women are required to have male consent to travel outside the country. Without permission from a father, brother, … Continue reading ? The post Thousands of Saudi women advocate for end of male guardianship laws appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

A Crippled Supreme Court Awaits an Election in Which Hillary Clinton Is the Lesser Evil

3 hours agoNews : Truthdig

The next president of the United States will have the power to reshape the nation’s ultimate judicial body—and redefine the meaning and application of the Constitution for a generation or more.

Senate overrides Obama’s veto of 9/11 bill

The Senate has rejected President Barack Obama's veto of legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the attackers. Continue reading ? The post Senate overrides Obama’s veto of 9/11 bill appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Black man fatally shot by San Diego-area police was not holding a weapon

A police officer in a San Diego suburb shot and killed an unarmed black man Tuesday, after the 30-year-old drew an object and took a “shooting stance,” El Cajon, California, authorities said. Continue reading ? The post Black man fatally shot by San Diego-area police was not holding a weapon appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

I Guess We Need To Talk About Pepe The Frog

3 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

A cartoon frog became popular, then a pariah. Now the Anti-Defamation League has identified it as a hate symbol. We take a short look at the amphibious, ambiguous meme.

Who Raped Corey Haim And Corey Feldman? A-List Child Abuser Named In Police Recording

The superstar sexual predator who raped Corey Haim and Corey Feldman has been named by Feldman in a police recording. Corey Feldman has previously made claims about the alleged child abuser, claiming that the pedophile was ‘kingpin’ of a twisted child sex ring in Hollywood, but has refused to refer to the rapist by name.... Show More Summary

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