‘Underground Golden Age Is Over’: Epic Dark Web Opioid Bust Sees 179 Arrests, $6.5M Seized

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Exciting Announcements on National Voter Registration Day

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At Least 8.7 Million Americans at Risk of Losing $1,200 Stimulus Checks

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Claims of Medical Abuse of ICE Inmates in Georgia Prompt Outrage

Reading Time: 5 minutes — OPINION — A whistleblower’s claims that immigrants at a federal detention center in Georgia were

COVID-19 May Severely Reduce Voter Turnout on College Campuses

Reading Time: 6 minutes Canceled voter registration drives, delays setting up first-ever campus polling sites, and the decision to vote

World Isn’t Meeting Biodiversity Goals, UN Report Finds

Reading Time: 2 minutes ‘Like an Experimental Concentration Camp’: Whistleblower Alleges Mass Hysterectomies at ICE Detention Center (DonkeyHotey) The author

Voting Rights Dashed for Ex-Felons in Key Battleground State

Reading Time: 5 minutes When Florida resident Angel Sanchez was finally able to vote at age 36, it was one

Longtime Climate Science Denier Hired for Top Role at NOAA

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ransomware Could Be Biggest Threat to Upcoming Elections (Judy) The author writes, “Cybersecurity professionals have long

Wisconsin Supreme Court Upends Mailing of Absentee Ballots

Reading Time: 5 minutes A pending ruling by the partisan Wisconsin Supreme Court has the potential to change the outcome

Title IX Lawsuit May Create More Problems than It Solves

Reading Time: 9 minutes In May, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced changes to the Department of Education’s Title IX, a

Georgia Elections Chief Accused of Voter Intimidation

Reading Time: 3 minutes During a press conference Tuesday, Brad Raffensperger, Georgia’s secretary of state, claimed to have found “potentially

Think 2020’s Disasters Are Wild? Experts See Worse to Come

Reading Time: 2 minutes Fire Destroys Greek Camp Leaving 13,000 Without Shelter (Dana) The author writes, “Fires have destroyed Greece’s

America Decides 2020: Provisional Voting, Explained

Reading Time: 4 minutes President Trump ignored the pleas of election officials across the country and once again, during a

The Trump Administration Began Scaling Back the Census Count. A Judge Stopped it — for Now

Reading Time: 2 minutes Is Trump Planning a Coup d’État? (Russ) The author writes, “This summer, shortly after scores of

Another COVID-19 Side Effect: Less Competition, Higher Prices

Reading Time: 8 minutes The fight against COVID-19 requires many tools, ranging from the simple and obvious (masks and gloves)

‘Wrong-Way’ Migrations Stop Shellfish From Escaping Ocean Warming

Reading Time: 2 minutes How Trump and COVID-19 Have Reshaped the Modern Militia Movement (Dan) From FiveThirtyEight: “In the video,

Labor Day: Art from the Great Depression

Reading Time: 5 minutes The Great Depression was characterized by unemployment, homelessness, hunger, bankruptcies, home foreclosures, dust, drought, and inequality

Trump’s Department of Voter Suppression

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Uncharted Territory: Teaching Special Ed Amid COVID-19

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What Climate Change Does to the Human Body

Reading Time: 2 minutes Barr’s Removal of Career National Security Official Raises Concerns (DonkeyHotey) The author writes, “Current and former

For Poisoned Critics of the Kremlin, Cure is a Healthy Dose of Lies

Reading Time: 6 minutes After Russia’s most outspoken opposition leader, Alexey Navalny, screamed with pain on a plane flight and

Hundreds of Thousands of Nursing Home Residents May Not Be Able to Vote in November Because of the Pandemic

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump and Allies Seek to Turn Violence at Protests to His Advantage (Reader Steve) The author

To Save This Palm-Filled Paradise, Biologists Must Kill the Trees

Reading Time: 2 minutes We Need to Talk About the GOP’s ‘Black Friends’ (Russ) From the Nation: “The Republicans have

Hurricanes Rage While the RNC Ignores Climate Change

Reading Time: 4 minutes Last Monday night, Tropical Storm Marco brought record-level rainfall to Pensacola, FL. Even as the torrents