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Climate Change This Week: Mega Methane, Tidal Power, and More

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.11.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 16 2014 How unusua...

Exhibit A of the Guantanamo Failure Resumes This Week

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 08.10.2014 | World
Daphne Eviatar

It remains to be seen how involved the U.S. will get in this latest war in Iraq, and the price tag that will come with it. But the uncertainties of costly new wars makes it even more important that we clean up the mess of the old one.

17 Year Old Neighbor Faces Murder, Rape Charges In 6-Year-Old's Death

Reuters | Posted 08.10.2014 | Crime

By Kevin Murphy Aug 9 (Reuters) - A 17-year-old boy was arrested on Saturday on charges of second degree murder, manslaughter and rape...

Will Zionism and Hamas Ideology Be Criminalized?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 08.08.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Joining the International Criminal Court (ICC) remains one of few options for the "State of Palestine," but it's one with profound implications for Zionism and Hamas.

Authorities: Body Appears To Be Missing Washington Girl

AP | PHUONG LE | Posted 08.08.2014 | Crime

SEATTLE (AP) — An autopsy has confirmed a body found in the woods near a mobile home park where a Washington girl went missing was that of 6-year-ol...

Investing in Health: African Countries Expand Domestic and Innovative Financing

Deborah Derrick | Posted 08.06.2014 | Impact
Deborah Derrick

Though we still have a long way to go, domestic spending increases among African Union nations demonstrate growing political will -- a sign that we are right on track. Most importantly, it sends a strong political message to international donors that their investments are working.

Top D.C. Lobbyist Reveals The Craziest Request She's Ever Gotten

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics

Lobbyists are hired to affect legislation, secure government contracts or influence votes. On occasion, however, they take on the tasks and persona of...

Testimony at EPA Hearings Favors Action - But Will Politicians Get It?

Keith Gaby | Posted 08.05.2014 | Green
Keith Gaby

Four years later, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is holding hearings on another major climate initiative. And this time, people testifying in support of the pollution limits have significantly out-numbered detractors. Interestingly, it doesn't seem to be making as big of a splash in the media.

Missing Girl's Parents Agree To Polygraph Tests

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.05.2014 | Crime

The parents of Jenise Paulette Wright, a 6-year-old Washington state girl who was gone for a day before she was reported missing, agreed to take lie d...

The Young Person's American Dream

Summer Collins | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics
Summer Collins

It's time to find a way to help young people struggling to make their way in this world without the fears of unmanageable debt.

'Drinking And Talking' Exposes The Secret Lives Of D.C. Lobbyists

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lobbying. Depending on who you talk to, it is either the most reviled of political trades or a dramatically misunderstood and overly sti...

Hot Diggity Dog! Here Are America's Craziest Wieners

Roadtrippers | Posted 07.24.2014 | Taste
Roadtrippers

Feeling hungry? In honor of the holiday, take a bite outta one of our country's craziest, most delicious dogs!

'Green News Report' - July 22, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.22.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

Record wildfires burn a million acres in the Pacific Northwest; It's official: June 2014 was the hottest June globally on record; EPA moves to block massive Pebble Mine; California moves to block oil industry polluting groundwater.

'Anywhere So Beautiful'

Michael Brune | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

Unfortunately, politicians who share President Ford's opinion are in short supply these days -- especially in Congress.

Mindful Leadership on the Rise

Gabriel Riera | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Gabriel Riera

Encouraged by a growing body of research, leading corporations and organizations are beginning to accept an alternative to just leading from the top down -- it's leading from the inside out.

Russia, the U.S., and Preservation of the Status Quo

Daniel Wagner | Posted 07.18.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

Russia is a well-ingrained enemy of the U.S., and vice versa. For that reason, not too much effort is required to dust off and re-oil the propaganda machines on both sides of the Atlantic.

Controversial Energy Drink Under Fire

Reuters | Posted 07.18.2014 | Business

By Patience Haggin July 17 (Reuters) - Oregon, Washington and Vermont sued the makers of 5-Hour Energy on Thursday for allegedly decep...

'Green News Report' - July 17, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.17.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Australia's Rightwing government repeals successful landmark carbon tax...

Teen Allegedly Researching 'How To Commit Mass Murder' Gets 10 Days

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.16.2014 | Crime

A Washington state teen accused of threatening to shoot students and teachers at a Vancouver high school will spend 10 days in a juvenile detention ce...

Authorities Rescue Teen Trapped Near Waterfall

AP | Posted 07.15.2014 | Crime

STEVENSON, Wash. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies and firefighters have rescued a man who was trapped in rushing water at the base of a southwestern Washin...

Seattle's First Legal Pot Shop Runs Out Of Marijuana

Reuters | Posted 07.12.2014 | Business

By Bryan Cohen SEATTLE, July 11 (Reuters) - Seattle's first and only recreational marijuana store had to close on Friday after runnin...

Srebrenica Forgiveness!!

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 07.11.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Every year we commemorate the genocide, we expect that those who betrayed Srebrenica might this time ask for forgiveness from the survivors. Instead, much of Europe appears inclined to forget Srebrenica and punish all Bosnian & Herzegovinians ("BiH") for reminding it of its collective failure to prevent the genocide.

Obama Tells Us How He Really Feels

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics

By Steve Holland AUSTIN, Texas, July 10 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama may look back on this week as the time when he dropped all ...

Teen Who Wrote Cryptic Message Before Vanishing Found

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.10.2014 | Crime

Police in Washington state say they have found a teen who mysteriously disappeared after leaving a cryptic message in her journal. According to the...

'Mr. Zezima Goes Back to Washington'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 07.10.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Before my recent visit to Washington, D.C., a town populated by clueless people, so one more wouldn't hurt, I had been in the nation's capital twice -- once on purpose.