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White House indicates it could find funds to train and arm 1 million teachers

President expands on idea to arm some teachers in schools and says gun-adept teachers/coaches would solve the problem instantly The White House indicated on Thursday that the federal ...

NRA head breaks silence to attack gun control advocates: ‘They hate individual freedom’

Wayne LaPierre spoke at CPAC in the wake of the Florida school shooting, mounting an unrepentant defense of gun rights The head of the powerful National Rifle Association (NRA) has ...

Donald Trump’s refrigerator upgrade for Air Force One set to cost $24m

Officials sign deal with Boeing to replace two food chilling systems aboard the presidents plane, reports say Donald Trump’s refrigerator upgrade for Air Force One set ...

Oprah Winfrey: one of the world’s best neoliberal capitalist thinkers

Oprah is appealing because her stories hide the role of political, economic and social structures in our lives. They make the American dream seem attainable In Oprah Winfrey lore, ...

Macron awards US scientists grants to move to France in defiance of Trump

Frances president awards millions of euros to 18 American scientists to relocate in effort to counter Donald Trump on the climate change front Eighteen climate scientists from the ...

Why the UN is investigating extreme poverty in America, the world’s richest nation

At the heart of Philip Alstons special mission will be one question: can Americans enjoy fundamental human rights if theyre unable to meet basic living standards? The United Nations ...

Facing poverty, academics turn to sex work and sleeping in cars

Adjunct professors in America face low pay and long hours without the security of full-time faculty. Some, on the brink of homelessness, take desperate measures There is nothing she ...

We can’t hear Colin Kaepernick any more. He’s being drowned out by noise | Ameer Hasan Loggins

The quarterback ignited a storm by kneeling during the national anthem. He wanted to communicate a message but, sadly, many still refuse to hear it Colin Kaepernick is everywhere. ...

America gives $700bn to the military but says healthcare is a luxury | Trevor Timm

On Monday, the Pentagon received even more money than it had asked for. Funding war is something that both Democrats and Republicans can agree on When Bernie Sanders released his much ...

Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world, study reveals

Exclusive: Tests show billions of people globally are drinking water contaminated by plastic particles, with 83% of samples found to be polluted Microplastic contamination has been ...

Secret supervised drug injection facility has been operating at US site for years

Lives have been saved at site run by a social service agency in an undisclosed city, according to newly released data, in an effort to battle the overdose epidemic For nearly three ...

WannaCry ‘hero’ to plead not guilty to accusation he wrote banking malware

US prosecutors claim Marcus Hutchins, hailed as accidental hero for stopping major ransomware attack, admitted to creating Kronos malware targeting banks The British security researcher ...
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