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  • Human-Caused Warming Helped Trigger Current Syrian Conflict And Rise Of ISIS

    3 March 2015, 5:06 pm by: Joe Romm

    A new study finds human-caused climate change was a major trigger of Syria’s brutal civil war. The war that helped drive the rise of ISIS was itself spawned in large part by the worst drought in Iraq's history -- a drought made 2 to 3 times more likely by…
  • Democrats Invoke Terrorists Crossing The Border In Robocall On Homeland Security Funding

    3 March 2015, 4:58 pm by: Esther Yu-Hsi Lee

    The DCCC call targeted 29 “vulnerable” House Republicans. The post Democrats Invoke Terrorists Crossing The Border In Robocall On Homeland Security Funding appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • What We Can Learn From Hillary Clinton’s Email Controversy

    3 March 2015, 4:04 pm by: Kira Lerner

    “My hope is that we can use this to create a reform so that we don’t have to enter the era of the email scandal,” a Sunlight Foundation expert said. The post What We Can Learn From Hillary Clinton’s Email Controversy appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • The U.S. Just Got One Step Closer To Regulating Airplane Carbon Emissions

    3 March 2015, 3:38 pm by: Emily Atkin

    EPA regulations on airplane emissions are clearing for takeoff. The post The U.S. Just Got One Step Closer To Regulating Airplane Carbon Emissions appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • The Price Is Wrong: Why It Doesn’t Make Sense For Tinder To Charge People Older Than 29 More

    3 March 2015, 3:30 pm by: Jessica Goldstein

    Tinder still has not solved a very basic problem: how to get the core users to pay for themselves. The post The Price Is Wrong: Why It Doesn’t Make Sense For Tinder To Charge People Older Than 29 More appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Report: Ferguson Police Made Racist Jokes On City Email Accounts

    3 March 2015, 3:15 pm by: Kay Steiger

    The Department of Justice will release a report on Wednesday that finds Ferguson City Police had a pattern of racial bias and excessive force. The post Report: Ferguson Police Made Racist Jokes On City Email Accounts appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Domestic Violence Survivor Found Guilty Of Child Abduction For Fleeing With Daughter, May Be…

    3 March 2015, 3:04 pm by: Sharon H. Chang - Guest Contributor

    Nan-Hui Jo's daughter may now be living with her abuser permanently. The post Domestic Violence Survivor Found Guilty Of Child Abduction For Fleeing With Daughter, May Be Deported appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • It’s World Wildlife Day And This Ruler Celebrated By Eating A Baby Elephant

    3 March 2015, 3:02 pm by: Ari Phillips

    World Wildlife Day might be new but it highlights an ongoing extinction epidemic. The post It’s World Wildlife Day And This Ruler Celebrated By Eating A Baby Elephant appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • This New Technology Could Make Offshore Oil Pipelines A Lot Safer

    3 March 2015, 2:33 pm by: Katie Valentine

    "This is a potential game changer to the industry and the way pipelines are operated." The post This New Technology Could Make Offshore Oil Pipelines A Lot Safer appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Report: Duke Ignored Sexual Assault Allegations Before Dismissing Basketball Player

    3 March 2015, 1:48 pm by: Kiley Kroh

    A report in the university's student newspaper alleges coaches and administrators knew about the accusations against Rasheed Sulaimon long before he was dismissed from the team.…
  • The Big Omission In Netanyahu’s Address To Congress

    3 March 2015, 1:31 pm by: Igor Volsky

    The Prime Minister of the Jewish state hinted that his country could take military action "alone" against Iran in protest of any agreement. The post The Big Omission In Netanyahu’s Address To Congress appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Workers Say This TGI Fridays Closed, Reopened, And Only Rehired White And Latino Employees

    3 March 2015, 12:00 pm by: Bryce Covert

    None of the black plaintiffs say they were rehired at a new location, but white and Hispanic workers with less experience were. The post Workers Say This TGI Fridays Closed, Reopened, And Only Rehired White And Latino Employees appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • State Considers Turning Buses Into Mobile Showers For The Homeless

    3 March 2015, 11:43 am by: Scott Keyes

    A bill in New Mexico could soon provide a mobile shower and restrooms for homeless individuals in Albuquerque. The post State Considers Turning Buses Into Mobile Showers For The Homeless appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Pharmaceutical Company With Monopoly On Lifesaving Treatment Jacks Up Prices

    3 March 2015, 11:43 am by: Sam P.K. Collins

    Price surges for naloxone could deter efforts to curb heroin overdoses. The post Pharmaceutical Company With Monopoly On Lifesaving Treatment Jacks Up Prices appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • U.S. Officials Find Crime, Violence As Top Reasons For Migrant Children Influx

    3 March 2015, 11:30 am by: Esther Yu-Hsi Lee

    One of the big economic drivers for leaving Honduras and El Salvador included the spread of the coffee rust fungus, which has threatened or virtually eliminated economic opportunities for farmers.…
  • After Measles Sweeps The Country, States Scramble To Make It Harder To Skip Vaccines

    3 March 2015, 10:47 am by: Tara Culp-Ressler

    The measles outbreak isn't making national headlines anymore -- but it could have a lasting impact on state policy. The post After Measles Sweeps The Country, States Scramble To Make It Harder To Skip Vaccines appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • New York Police Chief Says Spike In Homicides Was Caused By Marijuana

    3 March 2015, 10:12 am by: Carimah Townes

    Bill Bratton calls pot a "seemingly innocent drug." The post New York Police Chief Says Spike In Homicides Was Caused By Marijuana appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Charlotte Rejects LGBT Protections After Heated Debate

    3 March 2015, 9:56 am by: Zack Ford

    The Charlotte City Council voted 5-6 not to protect LGBT people from discrimination. The post Charlotte Rejects LGBT Protections After Heated Debate appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • What ThinkProgress Has Done In Our First Ten Years

    3 March 2015, 9:14 am by: Judd Legum

    A lot has changed since then. But one thing has remained constant: ThinkProgress' commitment to write about things that matter. The post What ThinkProgress Has Done In Our First Ten Years appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • The Five Numbers That Explain The Case To Destroy Obamacare

    3 March 2015, 8:20 am by: Tara Culp-Ressler

    What exactly is at stake in the pending Supreme Court case. The post The Five Numbers That Explain The Case To Destroy Obamacare appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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