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  • Climate protesters risk arrest during Wall Street sit-in

    Climate protesters risk arrest during Wall Street sit-in
    Hundreds of protesters marched through New York City's financial district on Monday to call attention to what organizers say is capitalism's contribution to climate change, snarling traffic and risking arrest as they sought to block Wall Street. The...
  • It's not just the pay gap [Commentary]

    It's not just the pay gap [Commentary]
    Women are often the backbones of our families — deftly balancing the needs of the household with their personal goals and career ambitions. Over the past few decades that balance has become increasingly important. According to the Pew Research...
  • Climate change to trigger longer, fiercer 'megadroughts': study

    ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change will unleash megadroughts in the coming decades worse than anything seen in the last 2,000 years, new research warns. In semi-arid regions such as the U.S. southwest, there is an 80 percent chance of a...
  • Detroit residents testify about water shutoffs; city says it can't give water away

    DETROIT Tracy Peasant began crying on the witness stand in federal court Monday morning as she testified about buying bottled water for herself and eight children four of whom are her grandchildren because water service at her home was cut off due to a...
  • Care for God's creation [Letter]

    Care for God's creation [Letter]
    The Ecumenical Leaders Group represents seven denominations of Christian churches in Maryland. We are heartsick about the impact climate change is having on our neighbors close to home and around the world and mindful that the survival and flourishing...
  • Brown signs bill to urge more drivers into eco-friendly vehicles

    Brown signs bill to urge more drivers into eco-friendly vehicles
    Seeking to put more California drivers in electric cars, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Sunday providing financial incentives and other perks to entice consumers to buy the environmentally friendly vehicles. The push for low-emission cars, combined...
  • Domestic abuse is a challenge for states

    WASHINGTON A woman is being beaten by her husband. The police arrive, but they don't speak the wife's language. So her husband, who does speak English, translates. He blames her, and she is arrested. Or perhaps she's an American Indian, but her partner...
  • Marylanders join climate march in N.Y.C.

    Marylanders join climate march in N.Y.C.
    More than 600 Marylanders marched with hundreds of thousands of others in New York City Sunday in support of stronger action to address climate change, according to organizers of the state effort. People boarded 13 chartered buses to join theĀ People's...
  • Garcetti aide is face of city's outreach to foreign-born residents

    Garcetti aide is face of city's outreach to foreign-born residents
    Gustavo Hernandez sat with his family in a large auditorium in the downtown Central Library, a pen and pad in his lap. He had come for a free workshop, organized by the office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, to reapply for a federal program that...
  • Hundreds protest climate change along 2 miles of Wilshire Boulevard

    Hundreds protest climate change along 2 miles of Wilshire Boulevard
    Hundreds of people protesting climate change picketedĀ street corners Saturday along a 2-mile stretch of Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles. The spread-out rally was one of seven staged in cities across California as a preview of a demonstration...
  • Money speaks louder than words in climate change fight

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A growing movement of individuals and institutions selling off shares linked to fossil fuels has the power to galvanize global efforts to halt climate change, said the co-founder of a group that works with investors....