DC attempting to unconstitutionally force Christian schools to embrace LGBT student groups

Onan Coca | The city passed a bill called "The Human Rights Amendment Act of 2014" which will eliminate the "Nation's Capital Religious Liberty and Academic Freedom Act

Saudi national airline may introduce gender segregation on its flights

RT | Airline company Saudia will order its staff to keep men and women separated onboard

California county routinely kidnaps thousands of babies without any warrant or reason, lawsuit claims

J.D. Heyes | Child was healthy and in no danger

In ‘deadliest time ever’ for journalists, local reporters face greatest danger: Report

Sarah Lazare | From Iraq to Syria to Gaza, domestic reporters, whose names may never be known to the world, face highest death rate, Committee to Protect Journalists report reveals

Calls for ‘torture team’ prosecutions persist as Cheney brags “I’d do it again”

Jon Queally | Former vice president of the United States Dick Cheney told NBC's Chuck Todd on Sunday that he'd "do it again in a minute."

The media is focusing on the WRONG Senate torture report

Washington's Blog | The big story everyone is missing

‘Victory’ declared as source reveals DOJ will not force James Risen testimony

Lauren McCauley | "This is a big victory for defying illegitimate authority," Solomon said

Bush blasts CIA torture report even before its release

RT | Now ahead of the report's release, George W. Bush is standing by the CIA
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Brown’s stepfather under investigation for inciting a riot, so why not the band “Three...

Shepard Ambellas | Popular band's lyrics call for a "riot", so why is Michael Brown's stepfather under investigation?

Teacher ordered school kid to unclog public toilet with bare hands

Shepard Ambellas | ...also ticked female student's neck

Mother of German MH17 crash victim sues Ukraine in EU court

RT | She argues the Kiev government failed to do this because they didn’t want to lose out on overflight fees
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It is now illegal to share food with the homeless in Florida

J.D. Heyes | 'The whole world is watching'
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UN experts to Obama: Don’t bend to CIA wishes on torture report

Andrea Germanos | Open letter reminds Obama the world is watching, urges him to release transparent torture report

Rioters target whites: “You will never be safe, not you, not your children”

Mac Slavo | We are likely just 24 hours away from a Grand Jury decision in the officer involved shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.

‘We will hunt you down’: KKK threatens to shoot Anonymous ‘n***** lovers’

RT | A bitter war of words between hacker collective Anonymous and the Klu Klux Klan risks spilling over into real violence

Senator: White House simply doesn’t “want public to know” scope of CIA torture

Jon Queally | Members of Intelligence Committee say White House is stalling release of torture report as high-level disagreement over what American people can know about abuses by CIA reaches boiling point; Transparency advocates tell lawmakers with access to report, 'Just read it into the record.'

Man tased by police while waiting for his food in parking lot

Shepard Ambellas | Police brutality strikes again

‘Outrageous’: Ferguson organizers say State of Emergency violates laws, thwarts civil liberties

Nadia Prupis | Governor's declaration 'only threatens to stir up tensions and denigrate the peaceful efforts of countless non-violent activists'

35.8 million worldwide living in modern-day slavery: Report

Sarah Lazare | 'Modern Slavery Affects Us All,' warns study by Australian anti-slavery NGO

U.S.: ‘No nation is perfect.’ ‘We crossed the line.’ (But don’t expect accountability for...

Jon Queally | Despite earlier indications, White House tells panel in Geneva that U.S. will abide by UN Convention Against Torture... for the most part

What court? ICC lets Israel walk for Gaza flotilla massacre, no respect for victims

Patrick Henningsen | In other words: “Move along, nothing to see here”

Why Massachusetts’ ban on tobacco products is anti-freedom

Eyes Open Report | The ban would include cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco and even e-cigarettes or vaporizers

After 13 years imprisoned without charge, man released from Guantanamo

Andrea Germanos | Groups say human rights violations at the prison continue, Gitmo must be closed

‘War crimes’: Israeli bombs wiped out entire families in Gaza, Amnesty says

RT | Israel used disproportionate military force during its summer operation in Gaza

ISIS introduces ‘price scheme’ for selling enslaved women and girls

RT | Islamic State has set fixed prices to sell Yazidi and Christian women who have been abducted by members of the militant group

‘Unprecedented mobilization’: Hundred-thousand rise against Irish water tax

Lauren McCauley | Over 100 demonstrations held across Ireland protesting austerity scheme to tax, privatize water supply
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Amnesty: U.S. human rights abuses on display in Ferguson

Jon Queally | New report demands 'accountability and systemic change' following excessive force against people who rose up to challenge police violence

After Supreme Court declines to hear same-sex marriage cases, Attorney General Holder announces federal...

Justice.gov | "Going forward, marriage equality will be the law in those states"

Court overturns Alaska’s first-in-the-Nation gay marriage ban

Dierdre Fulton | State's same-sex marriage ban made 'it is impossible to assert that all Alaskans are equal under the state’s laws,' GOP-appointed judge writes

Jury rights activists refuse to back down to court bullies or cops. Rights =...

John Vibes | The federal government, and individual state governments are terrified about this concept becoming more mainstream