Fri 3:03pm By Esther Yu-Hsi Lee
About 354,000 New Mexicans live within the areas that Border Patrol agents have exercised “incredible authority to stop, question and search individuals within a 'reasonable distance' of our international borders."…
Fri 2:58pm By Katie Valentine
One of the proposals would have added a director with experience in climate change to the boards of two companies.
The post ‘We’re Not Going To Fake It': America’s Top Two Oil Companies Reject Climate Change Measures appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Fri 12:42pm By Sam P.K. Collins
“Refugees and medical staff are bearing the brunt of the deteriorating security conditions."
The post Doctors Without Borders Is Pulling Out Of The World’s Largest Refugee Camp appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Fri 12:40pm By Laurel Raymond
With its new flavor, Save Our Swirled, Ben & Jerry’s is urging fans to dig their spoons into climate change activism.
The post Ben And Jerry’s Wants To Fight Climate Change With A New Flavor appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Fri 12:30pm By Carimah Townes
In addition to raping and sodomizing them, personnel withheld basic necessities from women if they refused to perform sexual favors. Some women were watched as they showered and dressed, and others were called derogatory names.…
Fri 12:26pm By Beenish Ahmed
Signatories to the resolution vowed to “stand up against attacks on the cultural heritage of any country as attacks on the common heritage of humanity as a whole,”…
Fri 12:21pm By Alan Pyke
A year after a Walmart trucker nearly killed Tracy Morgan and ended his friend's life, the comic actor is accepting an out-of-court settlement from the retailer -- and the people who make rules governing highway safety are readying some frightening changes.…
Fri 12:20pm By Casey Quinlan
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) continues to sue the Obama administration over Common Core implementation, even though he supported it in 2012.
The post Bobby Jindal’s Lawsuit Against Common Core Law He Signed Moves Forward appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Fri 12:07pm By Scott Keyes
A small tweak in the state's voter registration law could yield hundreds of thousands of newly registered voters.
The post Illinois Bill Could Bring An Additional 100,000 Voters To The Polls appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Fri 12:02pm By Emily Atkin
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will be the first-ever Republican governor to allow a statewide moratorium on fracking.
The post Fracking Ban In Maryland Will Go Into Law After Republican Governor Refuses To Veto appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Fri 11:50am By Tara Culp-Ressler
The policy change may lend some momentum to similar campaigns in other countries.
The post After Years Of Backlash, Canada Ditches The ‘Tampon Tax’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Fri 11:05am By Natasha Geiling
Nearly seven miles of Los Angeles coastline remains closed to swimmers as crews clean up oil and tar balls from the beaches.
The post Mysterious Globs Of Oil Close Beaches In Southern California appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Fri 10:49am By Nicole Flatow
“My boyfriend threatened to kill himself twice now. What do I do and who do I call?”
The post Woman Asked Police To Help Her Suicidal Boyfriend, They Wound Up Shooting Him Instead appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Fri 10:41am By Jack Jenkins
The decision comes just two days after a request to run subway ads that would depict the Muslim Prophet Muhammad.
The post This Is How DC Metro Reacted When They Received A Request To Display An Ad That Shows Muhammad appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Fri 10:34am By Bryce Covert
The organization refused to hire anyone who was pregnant and fired all workers after if they became pregnant.
The post Nonprofit Ordered To Pay $75,000 Over ‘No Pregnancy In The Workplace’ Policy appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Fri 10:14am By Zack Ford
A bill that would have allowed state officials to refuse to officiate marriages for religious reasons will not become law.
The post North Carolina Governor Vetoes ‘License To Discriminate’ Bill appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Fri 9:56am By Ian Millhiser
The cop also told the young man that he was being arrested "because I feel like arresting you,"
The post Cop Caught On Video Telling Black Teen ‘If You Fuck With Me, I’m Going To Break Your Legs’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Fri 9:54am By Casey Quinlan
Chris Christie's statement on Common Core standards Thursday is a big departure from his support only two years ago.
The post Chris Christie Turns On Common Core Standards After Calling Opposition A ‘Knee-Jerk Reaction’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Fri 9:10am By Alice Ollstein
Since 2010, the indictment claims, Hastert paid a mysterious "Individual A" $3.5 million in several installments, starting in 2010, to "compensate for and conceal his prior misconduct."…
Fri 8:02am By Esther Yu-Hsi Lee
House Democrats are calling for an end to family detention because "detaining mothers and children in jail-like settings is not the answer.”…