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Donald Trump Just Gave the Dumbest Rebuttal to Obama's Big Paris Speech

What is Obama thinking? A video posted by Donald J. Trump (@realdonaldtrump) on Dec 1, 2015 at 8:12am PST On Monday, in Paris, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders to adopt an aggressive international agreement to curb climate change. Show More Summary

Newborn Baby Buried Alive Miraculously Saved After Sisters on a Walk Heard Her Crying

Police in the Los Angeles area are still searching for the mother of a newborn baby who miraculously survived being buried alive beneath shards of asphalt and rubble near a bike path in Compton, a city in South Central Los Angeles. Found Friday by two sisters who were walking, the baby was estimated to be […]

Cecile Richards: “Highly-Edited” Videos “Created Hysteria” Leading to Planned Parenthood Shooting

To hear Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards tell it, the videos exposing the abortion business selling the body parts of aborted babies are to blame for a deranged man shooting people outside a Colorado Springs abortion center. In an interview with MSNBC, Richards claims the videos are really to blame for creating the atmosphere that […]

Colorado Pro-Choice Leaders: Extreme Rhetoric Contributed to Shootings at Planned Parenthood

Pro-choice leaders are denouncing an atmosphere of “inflammatory rhetoric” and intimidation in Colorado leading up to Friday’s murders at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs. Image: CNN / YouTube The post Colorado Pro-Choice Leaders: Extreme Rhetoric Contributed to Shootings at Planned Parenthood appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Barbara Boxer: People Saying “Abortion is Killing a Baby” Prompted Planned Parenthood Shooting

On the Nov. 30 edition of MSNBC’s MTP Daily, pro-abortion rights absolutist Sen. Barbara Boxer was given free rein to draw a line connecting pro-life rhetoric with Friday’s fatal shooting at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood abortion clinic. While guest host Steve Kornacki meekly asked the California Democrat if she saw a connection between the […]

Top Waste Management Jobs For the Week Of November 29, 2015

For over a year now, we’ve focused sustainablog’s content on waste issues: the reduction, reuse, recycling, and repair of useful materials that often end up in landfills, or polluting other resources (or both!). As this field is growing,...Show More Summary

Woman With Two Children Says She Had an Abortion Because They’d “Suffer” Having a Sibling

The mother of two young daughters knew that having an abortion merely for convenience would make many in her family uneasy. So, she told no one except her partner. The anonymous mother told the BBC Magazine Viewpoint that she just “wasn’t sure” she wanted or could cope with a third child. “We stand by that […]

Marshall Islands

Most of the Marshall Islands rise less than six feet above sea level. For the Marshallese, the destructive power of the rising seas is already an inescapable part of daily life.

Today in Fat Hatred

[Content Note: Fat hatred; possible trigger for disordered eating.]Yesterday, a collection of jackasses were handing out these cards to fat passengers on the London tube: Overweight Haters Ltd | It's really not glandular, it's your gluttony... Show More Summary

Obama: I don't expect Putin to do a '180' to help fight Islamic State

President Obama expressed fresh doubts Tuesday about Russia’s willingness to turn away from a military campaign in Syria focused on “propping up” President Bashar Assad and instead joining efforts to battle Islamic State, saying that he doesn’t expect a “180 turn” in the near future. “I don't think...

Dodgers re-sign right-hander Joe Wieland

Right-hander Joe Wieland has re-signed with the Dodgers, according to a person familiar with the situation who spoke under the condition of anonymity because the agreement has not been announced.Wieland, 26, was eligible for salary arbitration and was a candidate to be non-tendered. Wednesday is...

Obama On Climate Change: ‘I Actually Think We’re Gonna Solve This Thing’

Obama left Paris Tuesday with a hopeful message for the climate talks. The post Obama On Climate Change: ‘I Actually Think We’re Gonna Solve This Thing’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Cher tweets anti-refugee sentiments

E tu, Cher? It has happened. Cher has joined the seemingly endless army of fear mongers in refusing to welcome Syrian refugees due to fears of a terrorist threat. The Tweet: Translation: Visa waiver not safe for America. We are at war with people who want to come to America to kill Americans. Why make […]

Paris climate summit: What they don’t tell you about renewables

Renewable energy is getting cheaper, but is the switch to these sources happening fast enough for us to drop fossil fuels and limit warming to safe levels?

Missouri Judge Stops State From Revoking Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic’s License

A federal judge stopped Missouri from revoking the license of one of the last two abortion facilities in the state on Monday. The Columbia abortion clinic was set to lose its license to do abortions Monday after its abortion doctor, Colleen McNicholas, had her “refer and follow” hospital admitting privileges revoked by the University of […]

Global Leaders Fight for New 1.5 Degrees Warming Target at COP21 Climate Talks

A coalition of vulnerable countries is pushing the global community to adopt a new 1.5 degree global warming target at the ongoing climate talks in Paris. The group of countries, known as the Climate Vulnerability Forum, argues current...Show More Summary

Anadarko ordered to pay $159.5 million fine for 2010 Gulf spill

(Reuters) - A federal judge ordered Anadarko Petroleum Corp to pay a $159.5 million civil fine reflecting its stake in the Gulf of Mexico well whose 2010 blowout caused the largest U.S. offshore oil spill.

France to spend billions of euros on African green projects

PARIS (Reuters) - France plans to spend billions of euros in renewable energy and other environmental projects in its former west African colonies and across Africa over the next five years, President Francois Hollande said on Tuesd...

STC Community Updates: Forum, ConDinners, and More

We have a lot of new people in the community that we want to welcome, plus some updates that everyone will be interested in. Click through to read more.

HRC Marks World AIDS Day with Effort to End HIV Criminalization Laws That Harm LGBT Community

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, in partnership with the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)...Show More Summary

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