Feds Link Water Contamination to Fracking for the First TimeDec 11, 2011
In a first, federal environment officials today scientifically linked underground water pollution with hydraulic fracturing, concluding that contaminants found in central Wyoming were likely caused by the gas drilling process.
Police Tracking Your Every Move With License Plate ReadersNov 27, 2011
What is more important, public safety or personal freedom?
Surprise on Refi RevampOct 26, 2011
If they grant a homeowner a new loan, they will no longer be on the hook to buy back the previous loan, even if it was not properly underwritten.
Corporations Couldn't Wait to "Check the Box" on Huge Tax BreakSep 26, 2011
A simple rule meant to cut paperwork for U.S. companies has grown into one of the biggest multinational tax breaks around, costing the United States and other governments billions of dollars in lost taxes each year.
Government Vows to Curb Banks’ Foreclosure PracticesMar 12, 2011
Hosts of federal agencies and regulators, along with the 50 state attorneys general, are hard at work on laying out new rules for banks and mortgage servicers. Those rules will likely require servicers to transform their approach to handling homeowners facing foreclosure.
Georgia Girl Scout Troop's Cookie Booth Shut Down By PoliceFeb 27, 2011
One Girl Scout says the girls were actually frightened.
Invoking ‘State Secrets’: Still the Status Quo?Feb 24, 2011
"Numbers aside, there is a great deal of continuity between the Bush and Obama administrations,” Steven Aftergood, a government secrecy expert with the Federation of American Scientists, told us. “And there is no case where the Obama administration has rescinded a claim of state secrets privilege that was advanced by the Bush [administration]."
Martin Luther King Jr.'s Message Lives OnJan 17, 2011
I can recall Dr. King vividly from my childhood. As a black person, he was not a civil rights leader. He was my leader.
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Pres. Obama delivered his first State of the Union Address to a joint session of CongressJan 28, 2010
Obama delivered his first State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress.
Good News, Bad News, Unbelievable NewsDec 25, 2009
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Animals have rights tooMar 8, 2009
Cruelty to animals remains a major problem.
Internet For EveryoneMar 3, 2009
InternetforEveryone.org is a national initiative of public interest, civic and industry groups that are working to bring the benefits of a fast, affordable and open Internet connection to everyone in America.
Internet NewsFeb 12, 2009
Working together to urge Congress to preserve Network Neutrality, the First Amendment of the Internet, which ensures that the Internet remains open to new ideas, innovation and progress.