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Widespread Snowmelt in West Antarctica

June 17, 2017

An area of West Antarctica more than twice the size of California partially melted in 2016, an international group of researchers has determined.

Contractor or Employee Gets Murkier Under Trump

June 9, 2017

The IRS and U.S. Dept of Labor have long had stringent but fuzzy requirements for when a worker can be classified as a contractor and those requirements have just been pushed back, maybe.

War: America's Growth Industry

June 7, 2017

War has long been big business for the United States and is now the country's largest industry by far. The U.S. is also the world's largest arms exporter.

Abusive Leaders May Suffer From Their Actions

June 7, 2017

We all know that power can corrupt, making people act in ways that harm others. But new research from the University of Florida shows that when some of the powerful misbehave, some of them hurt themselves, too.

U.S. Household Debt Worse Than in 2008

June 7, 2017

According to a survey report by the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank, household debt in the U.S. has risen to a level higher than the worst peak of the financial crisis in 2008.

Protecting the World's Seeds While Global Temperatures Soar

June 7, 2017

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault was designed to protect against almost anything either Mother Nature or human beings could throw at it. In May 2017, however, its makers found out the hard way that there was one big thing they had underestimated: climate change.

More Bad Cops

June 7, 2017

A percentage of America's law enforcement personnel continue to engage in criminal activity. Following are just a few of the more recent ones that got caught.

House Approves Bill to Eliminate Clean Water Act Pesticide Protections

June 6, 2017

The corporate war on America continues as the corrupt U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation recently that would eliminate critical Clean Water Act safeguards, allowing more toxic pesticides to be sprayed directly into streams, lakes, rivers and drinking water supplies.

Corrupt U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Puts Us All at Risk

June 6, 2017

After the disaster at the nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japan, American nuclear plants were required to undergo a review to see if something similar could happen in the U.S. What they found and what did not happen after should frighten everyone.

U.S. Navy Admiral Given 18 months in Massive Navy Bribery and Fraud Case

June 6, 2017

U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Robert Gilbeau was sentenced recently to only 18 months in prison for lying to investigators to conceal his 20-year partnership with LeonĀ­ard Glenn Francis (Fat Leonard), the owner of Singapore-based Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA), a foreign defense contractor at the center of a major bribery and fraud scandal.

Brazil Drives New School Meals Programs

June 6, 2017

While the United States goes backwards on school meal programs and many kids are getting increasingly lower quality school lunches and Trump is trying to end all funding for school meals programs abroad, Brazil is showing how school meals should be done and it's not just the kids who benefit.

Trump Officially Withdraws From Paris Climate Accord

June 5, 2017

Trump has done as promised and officially withdrawn the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord that would have required the U.S. to reduce carbon emissions and help developing nations adapt to climate change.

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