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  • New York bans fracking after health report

    New York bans fracking after health report
    New York governor Andrew Cuomo's administration said on Wednesday it will ban hydraulic fracturing in the state after a long-awaited report concluded that the oil and gas production process poses health risks. New York Environmental Commissioner...
  • Growing protests raise questions about race and police; what's going on?

    Growing protests raise questions about race and police; what's going on?
    Tens of thousands of Americans took to the streets across the nation and hundreds of arrests were reported in the aftermath of recent decisions not to charge white police officers involved in the deaths of African Americans. It may not be the biggest mass...
  • Will police protests fade like tea party and Occupy?

    WASHINGTON This time, the protests might have consequences. Decades of demonstrations since the 1960s have usually started with passion but led to little. Now, however, protests over police-caused deaths of unarmed black men are having an impact. They'...
  • Chokehold protesters 'die-in,' issue demands in NYC

    Chokehold protesters 'die-in,' issue demands in NYC
    Students at medical schools around the United States staged "die-ins" to protest the chokehold death by police of an unarmed black man, and New York activists demanded the city take action after a grand jury declined to indict the officer involved....
  • Jay Z, Russell Simmons talk police reforms with New York governor

    Jay Z, Russell Simmons talk police reforms with New York governor
    Though each are now wealthy hip-hop moguls, Jay Z and Russell Simmons grew up as young men of color on the streets of New York, an experience deeply reflected in their art and work. That makes them uniquely relevant and influential in discussions about...
  • NBA players in New York support protests of police killings

    NBA players in New York support protests of police killings
    Basketball stars in New York joined racially charged nationwide protests on Monday night against the failure of a grand jury to indict a white officer over the death of an unarmed black man after being put in a police chokehold. Cleveland Cavaliers...
  • Jugadores de la NBA apoyan protestas callejeras

    NUEVA YORK - Algunas estrellas del baloncesto en Nueva York se unieron a unas protestas a nivel nacional el lunes por la noche contra la decisión de un jurado de no presentar cargos contra un oficial de policía blanco por la muerte de un hombre negro...
  • Buy a bond, get a green card

    A Washington state entrepreneur is seeking investors in China to help pay for a new $3.9 billion Tappan Zee Bridge, north of New York City, in exchange for a fast path to legal residence in the U.S. Michael Mattox, a Seattle-area business developer, is...
  • More than 150 arrested in California during protests

    More than 150 arrested in California during protests
    More than 150 protesters were arrested in California overnight after shutting down a major freeway in another outbreak of nationwide demonstrations against police use of deadly force on minorities. Across the other side of the country late on Monday,...
  • N.Y. attorney general asks for power to investigate killings by police

    N.Y. attorney general asks for power to investigate killings by police
    New York state's top law enforcement official asked Gov. Andrew Cuomo to grant him the power to investigate police killings of unarmed civilians after a pair of grand jury decisions in New York City and Ferguson, Mo., led to violence, protests and...
  • NY prosecutor seeks to probe police killings of unarmed civilians

    NY prosecutor seeks to probe police killings of unarmed civilians
    New York State's top prosecutor on Monday sought the power to probe all police killings of unarmed civilians in his state, following sometimes violent U.S. protests over two grand juries' moves to clear officers in the deaths of unarmed black men. The...