CREDIT: Shutterstock An Episcopal priest in New Orleans is sending a strong message to the religious community in his state: I welcome a new Planned Parenthood clinic opening its doors in my community, and you should, too.
Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google. CREDIT: AP Photo – Vincent Yu Google’s controversial decision to fund the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) was a “mistake,” company chairman Eric Schmidt admitted on Monday, saying the group is spreading harmful lies about global warming and “making the world a much worse place.” In an interview on NPR’s Diane Rehm show, Schmidt said the free-market lobbying group’s anti-climate and anti-clean energy positions are harmful to future generations, and a bad investment idea for the company.
CREDIT: Jessica Miglio/Fox As is the way in pop culture these days, even our origin stories have origin stories.
Safra Catz, left, with Larry Ellison CREDIT: AP/Paul Sakuma After former CEO Larry Ellison stepped down from his position at Oracle last week, the company announced two new co-CEOs: Safra Catz and Mark Hurd.
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) CREDIT: AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin After a conservative panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued a single page order allowing Wisconsin’s voter ID law to go into effect during this November’s election, Gov.
CREDIT: AP Photo / Jeff Chiu On Monday, the family whose patriarch made his fortune from Standard Oil will divest from fossil fuels.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio marches in the People’s Climate March alongside French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, primatologist Jane Goodall, former U.S.
Protesters at the People’s Climate March on Sunday CREDIT: AP/Jason DeCrow After nearly 400,000 people turned out for a climate march in New York City on Sunday, activists are taking that momentum to protest in Lower Manhattan on Monday in what they’re calling Flood Wall Street.
CREDIT: Courtesy of Liftlabs Those who suffer from Parkinson’s disease often find it difficult to take part in normal, everyday activities because of a surge of tremors that cause parts of the body to shake uncontrollably.
Gov. Rick Snyder tours the Michigan State Police crime lab in Delta Township, Mich. on Thursday, June 26, 2014 before signing into law timelines and processes for testing rape-evidence kits.
Matt Browne is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, where he runs the Global Progress program.
CREDIT: AP Photo/Brennan Linsley Late Sunday night, reporter Charlo Greene was reporting on the marijuana ballot initiative during her newscast, when she revealed herself to be the owner of Alaska Cannabis Club, a medical marijuana collective that connects medical marijuana patients and caregivers.
CREDIT: Shutterstock Over 340 global investors who represent more than $24 trillion are now on record that aggressive climate action is the friend rather than the enemy of the global economy.
CREDIT: AP Pope Francis had some harsh words for religious extremists this weekend, voicing his strongest condemnation yet for those who use religion to justify violence.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter (right) and Sheik Mohammed bin Hamad al-Thani, chairman of Qatar World Cup committee.
Emma Watson, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, takes notes during an event at Parliament in Montevideo, Uruguay, Wednesday, Sept.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry CREDIT: AP Photo/Susan Walsh Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) is attempting to draw a connection between late comedian Joan Rivers’ death and the harsh new abortion restrictions that he recently approved in Texas, suggesting that Rivers may not have died under that law.
CREDIT: Shutterstock Global carbon dioxide emissions reached record levels in 2013, increasing by 2.3 percent, according to a new report by the Global Carbon Budget.
CREDIT: ThinkProgress For two and a half years, the Obama Administration has tried to strike a balance between the health needs of workers and the sensibilities of employers who object to contraceptive care on religious grounds.
A homeless man sits on a Florida sidewalk CREDIT: AP Photo/Alan Diaz A city in Florida already notorious for its treatment of the homeless is going a step further.