Rightwing opponents target shelter sites for migrant children

Deirdre Fulton | Federal officials searching for safe housing for immigrant kids

Thousands march in Detroit as “heartless” water shut-offs continue

Sarah Lazare | As crisis deepens, so does local resistance, say organizers

Mother jailed, kid taken by Social Services after playing at park unsupervised

Steve Watson | Busy body neighbor offers no support for working mom, calls police instead

First Lady of Guatemala: Illegal immigrants not refuges escaping violence

Kurt Nimmo | Entering U.S. to be united with families, not escape conflict as U.N. insists

CPS across the nation fails the children they’re tasked to protect

Mikael Thalen | Any interested party is compelled to ask: Qui bono?

Egyptian Official Says Torture Dungeon is “Like a Hotel”

John Vibes | Egyptian officials recently defended the conditions of their torture prisons, comparing them to hotels

Feds threatening ‘third Wounded Knee’ with eminent domain land grab on Sioux indian reservation

Patrick Henningsen | In the wake of a Bundy Ranch crisis sparked by a militarized federal land-grab effort in Nevada, it seems that the Department of Interior has set its sights on a new prize

Police leave 2 teenagers in holding cell entire weekend, in dark, without food

Free Thought Project | “It’s obvious we need to make some changes at the courthouse, to make sure our procedures are followed (and) that this doesn’t happen again. I’m embarrassed today as I can possibly be.”
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Abandoned Wal-Mart Considered as Feds Explore Immigrant Shelter Options

Adan Salazar | Feds look more than 1,500 miles inland to warehouse with leaky roof to provide immigrants shelter
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UN to Detroit: Denial of Water to Thousands ‘Violates Human Rights’

Sarah Lazare | Experts slam city's aggressive drive to disconnect water from residents who are unable to pay

Death row inmates: Execution would be ‘biological experimentation’

Max Ocean | Oklahoma prisoners charge their execution would be unconstitutional following botched killing in April
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‘Kafkaesque’ No-Fly List Ruled Unconstitutional By Federal Judge

In landmark case, judge rules secretive list violate rights to due process and travel by air
Florida Governor signs medical marijuana law

Colorado activists try to halt tax collections for marijuana sales

Christina Sarich | Rob Corry has sued the Denver District Court stating that Colorado’s tax system violates the 5th amendment, protecting individuals from self-incrimination, and violating the US Constitution
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California: 39 Women Prisoners Were Sterilized Without Consent

Physicians in California prisons illegally sterilized at least 39 women during an eight-year period, with cases recorded as late as 2011
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Exposed: Gov’t Claims Right to Extrajudicial Killing of US Citizen

Court-ordered release of DOJ 'drone memo' reveals legal arguments for targeting of US citizen Anwar al-Aulaqi in Yemen

Obama Admin response to Border Patrol crisis: More deportations

Max Ocean | More border detention centers and additional judges for deportation hearings planned for humanitarian crisis

World’s global refugee population highest since WWII

John Queally | UNHRC reports that more than 50 million people are displaced, mostly in war-torn regions, across the globe

Groups appeal to UN for ‘humanity’ as Detroit shuts off water to thousands

Sarah Lazare | 'By denying water service to thousands, Detroit is violating the human right to water'

Nuclear workers: Government waiting for us to die to avoid medical costs

Mikael Thalen | Former and current employees of Washington state’s Hanford nuclear waste site say the federal government is waiting for them to die in order to avoid paying out disability benefits

New low: Cop robs terminally ill 3-year-old of her Make-A-Wish Foundation money

Matt Agorist | Officer Ronald Harris is a 12 year veteran of the Memphis police department. His record while ‘serving and protecting’ is less than stellar

796 dead babies found in septic tank at Irish home

Intellihub | A septic tank discovered in 1975 by locals was "filled to the brim" with human babies bones, report says

Families of drone victims: No hope for justice in U.S. courts

Sarah Lazare | 'I have no faith left in a judiciary that refuses even to hear whether Abdulrahman, an American child, was wrongfully killed by his own government'

Why Many Prison Inmates Deserve Your Respect, Support and Sympathy

John Vibes | Prisons are places where a bunch of good, disobedient people are taken to be preyed upon by people who are actually criminals.

Cop bitten by K-9 for taking “selfie” after raid

John Vibes | A police officer was mauled by a K-9 attack dog after attempting to take a "selfie" with it

Report: Orders demanding Jews to register in Ukraine are fake

John Vibes | The viral story about Jews being forced to register or face deportation in Ukraine is reportedly false

Bundy critics obviously don’t understand the homesteading principle

John Vibes | The most popular argument against Bundy's claim to property is put to rest by the homesteading principle

Nevada prison to charge inmates for food and medical care

John Vibes | Nevada prison accused of cruel and inhumane punishment

Report: Thousands of Iraqi women illegally detained, tortured, raped

Andrea Germanos | "The abuses of women we documented are in many ways at the heart of the current crisis in Iraq.”

Ukrainian government blocks 10 tons of humanitarian aid

John Vibes | Ukrainian government holding humanitarian aid from citizens

Industrial band “Skinny Puppy” angry that military used their music for torture

John Vibes | Skinny Puppy sends US government an invoice after finding their music was used for torture at Guantanamo Bay