U.S. takes major step toward oil drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge - Reuters

U.S. takes major step toward oil drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge – Reuters

The Department of the Interior on Thursday issued the final environmental study for its plan to open up drilling in ANWR, a 19 million-acre area that is home to wildlife populations including Porcupine caribou, polar bears and millions of birds that migrate to six of the seven continents. Why are we taking … Continue reading U.S. takes major step toward oil drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge – Reuters

Opinion: We analyzed 53 years of mass shooting data. Attacks aren’t just increasing, they’re getting deadlier – Los Angeles Times

The Odessa and Midland, Texas, mass shooting further confirms what’s disturbingly clear: Attacks are becoming more frequent and are getting deadlier. Source: Opinion: We analyzed 53 years of mass shooting data. Attacks … Continue reading Opinion: We analyzed 53 years of mass shooting data. Attacks aren’t just increasing, they’re getting deadlier – Los Angeles Times

‘This doesn’t look like the best economy ever’: 40% of Americans say they still struggle to pay bills – The Washington Post

Despite the longest U.S. economic expansion on record, many sit on the edge of financial disaster. This is because the unemployment figure doesn’t tell the whole story. Wages have remained essentially flat … Continue reading ‘This doesn’t look like the best economy ever’: 40% of Americans say they still struggle to pay bills – The Washington Post