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  • The Vatican Will Give The Homeless Free Shaves And Haircuts

    30 January 2015, 8:41 am by: Bryce Covert

    Pope Francis has followed up his words about helping the homeless with many actions. The post The Vatican Will Give The Homeless Free Shaves And Haircuts appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Arkansas Lawmakers Vote To Keep Holiday Celebrating Confederate General — On Martin Luther King…

    30 January 2015, 8:22 am by: Ian Millhiser

    Lead an army to kill thousands in defense of slavery -- get your own holiday in Arkansas. The post Arkansas Lawmakers Vote To Keep Holiday Celebrating Confederate General — On Martin Luther King Day appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Senate Passes Bill To Approve Construction Of Keystone XL Pipeline

    29 January 2015, 4:54 pm by: Emily Atkin

    President Obama has pledged to veto the bill. The post Senate Passes Bill To Approve Construction Of Keystone XL Pipeline appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Texas May Slash Cancer Screenings For Low-Income Women

    29 January 2015, 4:12 pm by: Tara Culp-Ressler

    It's the latest attack in an ongoing war against Planned Parenthood. The post Texas May Slash Cancer Screenings For Low-Income Women appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Texas Is About To Execute An Intellectually Disabled Man

    29 January 2015, 3:58 pm by: Kira Lerner

    The Supreme Court held in 2002 that executing intellectually disabled individuals is unconstitutional. The post Texas Is About To Execute An Intellectually Disabled Man appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • State Officials Trying To Gut Obamacare Get Caught Making False Claims To The Supreme Court

    29 January 2015, 3:36 pm by: Ian Millhiser

    Pro Tip: When you file a brief in the Supreme Court, the other side typically gets a chance to respond. The post State Officials Trying To Gut Obamacare Get Caught Making False Claims To The Supreme Court appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • It’s Not Too Late To Stop Climate Change, And It’ll Be Super-Cheap

    29 January 2015, 2:27 pm by: Joe Romm

    The top climate issue is the cost and consequences of inaction. The science now makes clear failure to very aggressively try to "solve" climate change is not either a rational or moral option for a nation or humanity as a whole. Fortunately, solving climate…
  • Here Are All The Extra Provisions Attached To The Senate’s Keystone XL Bill

    29 January 2015, 1:59 pm by: Emily Atkin

    Even though both legislative bodies are expected to approve the bill, Obama has pledged to veto it. The post Here Are All The Extra Provisions Attached To The Senate’s Keystone XL Bill appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • New Program Will Support Clean Energy And Efficiency For Low-Income Residents

    29 January 2015, 1:34 pm by: Danielle Baussan - Guest Contributor

    “This partnership will open up a whole new channel for private capital to come in and deliver energy savings to a population that would benefit enormously, without any new expenditure of public funds required.”…
  • NFL Players Who Start Football Before Age 12 Have ‘Significantly Greater Impairment’ Of Brains

    29 January 2015, 1:08 pm by: Travis Waldron

    The study's implications for youth football players in general, however, are less clear, showing that more research is needed.…
  • Romney’s Solution To Poverty: Poor People Should Get Married

    29 January 2015, 1:07 pm by: Bryce Covert

    Mitt Romney wants to make fighting poverty a key pillar of his campaign, but promoting marriage is unlikely to do anything. The post Romney’s Solution To Poverty: Poor People Should Get Married appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Taking Away Obama’s Immigration Action Would Ruin Countless Lives

    29 January 2015, 12:53 pm by: Esther Yu-Hsi Lee

    “It is clear that DACA and immigration action works for America, and the stories of these DREAMers show us why," Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) said. The post Taking Away Obama’s Immigration Action Would Ruin Countless Lives appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Bill Would Allow Texas Teachers To Kill Students

    29 January 2015, 12:45 pm by: Carimah Townes

    What could possibly go wrong? The post Bill Would Allow Texas Teachers To Kill Students appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Iowa Gallery Stops Hosting Weddings To Avoid Serving Same-Sex Couples

    29 January 2015, 11:37 am by: Zack Ford

    Another victory for same-sex couples against wedding vendors who refuse to serve them. The post Iowa Gallery Stops Hosting Weddings To Avoid Serving Same-Sex Couples appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Stark Images Capture Real Life In One Of America’s Poorest Towns

    29 January 2015, 11:28 am by: Scott Rodd - Guest Contributor

    How do those who live in dire poverty manage their daily lives, and can a town struggling under the weight of such poverty ever transform itself? The post Stark Images Capture Real Life In One Of America’s Poorest Towns appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Insurance Companies Are Making Chronically Ill People Pay More For Necessary Drugs

    29 January 2015, 11:24 am by: Sam P.K. Collins

    “That’s really a large cost difference, and really is a very significant financial constraint for those with chronic conditions, particularly H.I.V.”…
  • McDonald’s CEO Resigns After Years Of Labor Unrest And Shoddy Financial Performance

    29 January 2015, 9:56 am by: Alan Pyke

    Don Thompson leaves McDonald's in a dire position, caught between frustrated shareholders, irate employees, and a pending legal case that could undermine the entire industry's business model.…
  • Only 19 Percent Of Americans Oppose Gay Athletes In Pro Sports

    29 January 2015, 9:53 am by: Travis Waldron

    Americans support teams signing gay players but also say that those players still face significant discrimination in sports, according to a new poll. The post Only 19 Percent Of Americans Oppose Gay Athletes In Pro Sports appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • The Strange Firing Of One Of The Country’s Most Inflammatory Anti-LGBT Spokespeople

    29 January 2015, 9:51 am by: Zack Ford

    Bryan Fischer no longer enjoys his previous title at the American Family Association, but his daily radio broadcasts will continue. The post The Strange Firing Of One Of The Country’s Most Inflammatory Anti-LGBT Spokespeople appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Pennsylvania’s New Governor Will Ban Fracking In State Parks And Forests

    29 January 2015, 9:48 am by: Emily Atkin

    The order will reverse a policy implemented in 2014 by former Gov. Tom Corbett. The post Pennsylvania’s New Governor Will Ban Fracking In State Parks And Forests appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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