230,000 gallons of crude oil spilled into the already-flooded Iowa river on Friday after thirty cars of a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train derailed. The spill threatens downstream drinking water and the cause of the derailment is still unknown.
Not only does fracking harm kids’ brains, cause earthquakes, and poison water supplies, it also helps contribute to overall global warming. A brand new, comprehensive study of methane leaks published in the journal Science, has concluded that “natural gas could warm the planet as much as coal in the short term.”
Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha was called an unfortunate researcher and was accused of causing near-hysteria when she began investigating the affects of the change in water sources in Flint on her patients. Read her full story now.
According to ABC News, Mueller is reviewing Prince’s communications in an effort to determine whether he tried “to establish a backchannel between the Trump administration and the Kremlin.”
A recent Yahoo News report revealed that through federal government contracts private companies are receiving millions of dollars to provide housing and additional services to migrant children.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a marijuana-derived drug for the treatment of two rare and serious forms of epilepsy. The drug is made from purified cannabidiol, or CBD, a compound found in the cannabis plant that has recently gained popularity for treating anything from depression and anxiety to epilepsy. The drug will be marketed under the brand name Epidiolex.
Horrifying footage, audio, and photos from inside a children’s detention center in New York show a child crying and asking to speak with her mother and an employee ominously warning children that speaking to the press could endanger their immigration case.