Unions and workers have been campaigning for years to keep 2-person crews on all freight and passenger trains, citing safety reasons.
Meanwhile, the lead content of Flint water remains way above safe levels, and people are forced to use bottled water for drinking.
Convicted coal criminal Don Blankenship appeared in federal court for sentencing before U.S. District Judge Irene Berger last Wednesday.
The EPA tried over and over again to get Snyder to take measures that would neutralize the lead leaching into the water from the pipes.
Yanira Lopez Lucas and her children are among the Central American refugees who have made the dangerous journey across the border to escape violence and turmoil.
In the face of increasing fossil fuel disasters and legal crackdowns on civil disobedience, the need for this organization and others like it has never been greater.
Not even the domestic terrorist attack on the Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado has slowed down the momentum to defund the organization.
"The single most important responsibility a pilot has is to protect the safety of his passengers and flight crew."
New disclosures about the NSA's partnership with AT&T could reignite constitutional challenges to the spy agency's efforts to wiretap the Internet.
By mid-day Thursday, at least seven people were dead with more than 200 injured, in the wake of Tuesday's Amtrak train derailment.