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Angels add outfielders David Murphy, David DeJesus via trades

The Angels bypassed bigger names and bats on the trade market for more modest upgrades in left field, acquiring left-handed-hitting David DeJesus from Tampa Bay and David Murphy from Cleveland on Tuesday.

L.A.'s Mayor Garcetti is mum on financial pledge for 2024 Olympics

With Los Angeles' hopes of hosting the 2024 Summer Games unexpectedly revived, Mayor Eric Garcetti must soon decide whether he is willing to accept the sort of financial risks that his counterpart in Boston - the U.S. Olympic Committee's first choice of host city - balked at this week.

San Diego civic leaders meet with NFL executives to keep Chargers from moving

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer gave an upbeat assessment Tuesday after a three-hour meeting with an NFL executive about the civic effort to build a new stadium to keep the Chargers from leaving for Carson.

Hillary Clinton wants every home to be powered by clean energy

The presidential candidate chides climate-denying rivals as she launches her plan to combat global warming by embracing renewables

Only 100 tigers left in Bangladesh after last count got it wrong

Previous estimates said there were 440 tigers in Bangladesh's famed Sundarbans forest, but more accurate camera traps survey suggests there are only 106

Evidence Released at TransCanada’s Keystone XL Permit Renewal Hearing Sheds Light On Serious Pipeline Risks

Attachment Size TransCanadaKeystone Root Cause Report_ Feb 15 ver1docx _2_.pdf 2.33 MB Just because TransCanada continually states that the Keystone XL pipeline will be the safest pipeline ever built, doesn’t mean it is true. The company’s...Show More Summary

White House to Release Updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy

The National HIV/AIDS Strategy was initially released in 2010 with the goals of reducing HIV incidence, increasing access to care, optimizing health outcomes and reducing HIV-related health disparities in the United States.

How To Reuse Plastic Bottles: 13 Plans And Ideas

Sure, you can recycle them, but why reuse plastic bottles to make things you can use around the house: from planters of all kinds to furniture and boats! The post How To Reuse Plastic Bottles: 13 Plans And Ideas appeared first on Sustainablog.

How to Survive Climate Change the Best Possible Way

Originally published on EdenKeeper What do a government scientist, reverend, fisherman, and farmer all have in common? As Pope Francis wrote in his environmental encyclical, “Praised Be,” they all share a common home. And, as floods,...Show More Summary

Quick hit: New York magazine, Bill Cosby, and #TheEmptyChair

[Content note: sexual assault] The current cover of New York magazine is significant not just for who's there -- 35 of the women who have accused Bill Cosby of rape -- but for who isn't there -- victims of sexual assault who are afraid or ashamed to come forward. Show More Summary

Musk, Wozniak, Hawking Call For AI Weapons Ban

Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak and Stephen Hawking have joined 1,000 other notable scientists calling for an AI weapons ban, calling them a "threat to humanity." Musk, Wozniak, Hawking Call For AI Weapons Ban was originally posted on: PlanetSave. Show More Summary

New Solar Panel Technologies Will Drive Down Costs

New Solar panel technologies, including perovskite and organic solar cells, will drive down the cost of solar panels for a faster return on investment. New Solar Panel Technologies Will Drive Down Costs was originally posted on: PlanetSave. Show More Summary

Anti-Choice Group Posts Another Deceitful Planned Parenthood Video

A video published Tuesday purported to expose the industry of selling fetal tissue as part of an ongoing campaign against Planned Parenthood by an anti-choice front group. Image: The Center for Medical Progress / YouTube The post Anti-Choice Group Posts Another Deceitful Planned Parenthood Video appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Texas Lawmaker: Fetal Tissue Donations for Research ‘No Different Than What Happened in Nazi Germany’

About 150 people attended the rally, held the day before a Texas senate committee is set to hear testimony concerning fetal tissue collection for medical research at Texas Planned Parenthood affiliates. Image: Andrea Grimes / RH Reality...Show More Summary

Complaint: Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Attended Anti-Choice Rally With Domestic Terrorists

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore faces another judicial ethics complaint after appearing to attend an anti-choice rally with convicted domestic terrorists. Image: Top News / YouTube The post Complaint: Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Attended Anti-Choice Rally With Domestic Terrorists appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Busywork to Keep Teens From ‘Getting Busy': High School Students Asked to Sign an Abstinence Contract

One Utah program makes students choose to promise to uphold several flawed statements on abstinence. I would love to believe that the students would be brave enough to challenge what’s written on the page, but just in case, I decided...Show More Summary

Exclusive: The Faces and Fake Names of People Behind Planned Parenthood Attack Videos

Exclusive: The Faces and Fake Names of People Behind Planned Parenthood Attack Videos Group Might Have Committed Identity Theft, Credit Card Fraud, New Evidence Suggests Image: Shutterstock The post Exclusive: The Faces and Fake Names of People Behind Planned Parenthood Attack Videos appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Exclusive: The Faces and Fake Names of People Behind Planned Parenthood Attack Videos

RH Reality Check has identified at least three names that appear to have been used as pseudonyms by Center for Medical Progress operatives. One of these names appears to belong to a childhood acquaintance of the group’s apparent ringleader,...Show More Summary

Religious Right’s Grip on Republican Party Makes Planned Parenthood a Prime Target

As reproductive politics are once again consumed by an attack on Planned Parenthood, it is worth stepping back and asking why this organization is so particularly reviled by the anti-choice movement. Image: Shutterstock The post Religious Right’s Grip on Republican Party Makes Planned Parenthood a Prime Target appeared first on RH Reality Check.

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