Al Jazeera America Archives

Environmental Justice

US youths sue government over fossil fuel policies (Aug. 12, 2015)

Report: Fracking study changed after intervention by NY officials (Oct. 7, 2014)

Youths sue US government over climate inaction (May 4, 2014)

Ohio earthquakes linked to fracking (March 10, 2014)

Hundreds arrested in Keystone pipeline protests outside White House (March 2, 2014)

Prominent scientist suing climate change deniers for libel(Jan. 26, 2014)

Major solar energy plan for Minnesota wins support over gas (Jan. 2, 2014)

Destruction of Brazilian Amazon spikes by almost a third (Sept. 11, 2014)

Government & Politics

Californian killed in Yemen’s strife as US urged to help citizens flee (April 3, 2015)

US citizen abducted in Yemen pleads for help amid Saudi strikes (March 31, 2015)

A brief history of public spats between mayors and police (Dec. 29, 2014)

Kerry ‘regrets’ treatment of Indian diplomat, US attorney defends actions (Dec. 18, 2014)

California Senate leader wants to strip Ronald Calderon of committee posts (Nov. 6, 2013)

Wikipedia says editors must disclose all paid contributions (June 16, 2014)

Immigration

Yemeni-Americans cry foul over passport revocations (Jan. 21, 2014)

Protesters rally across U.S. for immigration reform (April 5, 2014)

Lawyer: Immigrant hunger strikers threatened with force-feeding (March 12, 2014)

US asylum laws endanger Mexican victims of drug gangs (Nov. 18, 2014)

International

Beheadings remain integral part of Saudi justice system (Sept. 11, 2013)

US and European officials urge Ethiopia to release Andy Tsege (Aug. 7, 2015)

Orphaned by Ebola, West African children face rejection by extended family  (Sept. 30, 2014)

Offshore babies: The murky world of transnational surrogacy (Aug. 11, 2014)

India: Death sentences for Mumbai rapists (April 4, 2014)

Pakistan political leader arrested in UK (June 3, 2014)

Political cartoonists face threats worldwide (Feb. 15, 2015)

In Kashmir, some black flags but few signs of an ISIL expansion (Oct. 23, 2014)

Law

The 1997 law that limits compensation to victims of railway accidents (May 14, 2015)

Univ. of Oklahoma expulsions infringe free speech rights, experts say (March 11, 2015)

Chicago police slammed for ‘hiding’ suspects at Homan Square (Feb. 25, 2015)

Ello’s new legal status leaves questions unanswered (Oct. 24, 2014)

UN panel: Detroit water cutoffs violate human rights (June 25, 2014)

Is there a case for desertion against Bergdahl? (June 4, 2014)

Court says ‘porn-trolling collective’ abusing legal system (May 29, 2014)

Yemeni-Americans cry foul over passport revocations (Jan. 21, 2014)

Teen avoids jail with affluence defense in deadly drunken-driving case (Dec. 12, 2013)

Amid concern over cyber-bullying, one mother fights for tough new laws (Nov. 27, 2013)

Study: Curbing Voting Rights Act could reverse gains (Oct. 3, 2013)

U.S. to reform harsh criminal sentences (May 6, 2014)

Minorities in America

Cuban-Americans in NJ’s ‘Havana on the Hudson’ torn over new Cuba policy (Dec. 18, 2014)

In Little Liberia, expats nervously eye those returning from Africa to NYC (Oct. 3, 2014)

Catholic group calls for boycott after beer makers support gay rights (March 19, 2014)

Yemeni-Americans cry foul over passport revocations (Jan. 21, 2014)

Selling gender: Exploiting stereotypes for profit (Nov. 30, 2014)

Does slut-shaming start with school dress codes? (Sept. 13, 2014)

Public health

Report: Accidental shootings kill more kids than federal data shows (June 25, 2014)

Cancer incidence linked to poverty rate (May 27, 2014)

General Mills begins selling Cheerios free of GMOs (Jan. 3, 2014)

Attorneys general from 41 states urge FDA to regulate e-cigarettes (Sept. 24, 2013)

Painkiller addictions worst drug epidemic in US history (Aug. 30, 2013)

Madagascar prepares for potential epidemic of bubonic plague (Oct. 10, 2013)

Researchers: Common painkillers may help fight ‘superbugs’ (March 13, 2014)

Contamination cases renew fears over globalized food supply (Aug. 12, 2013)

Race in America

Black Lives Matter conference looks to strengthen legal response to racism (July 31, 2015)

Sandra Bland, Samuel DuBose and the rise of ‘vehicular stop and frisk’ (July 30, 2015)

Mississippi high school graduation attendees face jail time for cheering (June 3, 2015)

Protests over no indictment in NYPD chokehold death remain peaceful (Dec. 3, 2014)

Video: ‘Keep the peace, we all are hurting’: Eric Garner’s family urges calm (Dec. 3,2014)

Obama’s police reform proposals lofty but need work, legal experts say (Dec. 3, 2014)

Judge orders Ferguson police to stop using ‘5-second’ rule for protesters (Oct. 7, 2014)

Local newspaper: New witnesses emerge in Michael Brown police shooting (Sept. 6, 2014)

Ferguson fallout: Black Americans grapple with victim blaming (Aug. 21, 2014)

Missouri police actions slammed as threat to press freedom (Aug. 14, 2014)

Stand your ground’ states see increase in homicides (Aug. 12, 2014)

Mixed verdict in Dunn trial result of ‘Stand Your Ground,’ experts say (Feb. 18, 2014)

Miami Gardens police accused of rampant stop and frisk abuse (Nov. 25, 2013)

Loaded: Local police awash in military gear (Aug. 22, 2014)

U.S. to reform harsh criminal sentences (May 6, 2014)

Surveillance & Counterterrorism

Breakdown of the USA Freedom Act (May 23, 2015)

Landmark ruling on NSA sweep pushes case for stronger surveillance reforms (May 9, 2015)

Q&A: Alleged architect of CIA program blasts Dems for smear campaign (Dec. 10, 2014)

Did CIA interrogation methods break the law? (Dec. 9, 2014)

Judge rules in favor of government over Gitmo force-feeding appeal (Nov. 8, 2014)

‘Extremely disturbing’ force-feeding tapes cited in Gitmo abuse case (June 18, 2014)

Lawyers file for emergency order against Gitmo staff (June 16, 2014)

Gitmo authorities have stopped taping force-feeds, lawyers say (June 15, 2014)

US court upholds Gitmo detainees’ right to challenge force-feeding (Feb. 11, 2014)

US senators throw down fresh challenges to NSA over snooping (Jan. 4, 2014)

Report: NSA targets Tor network that protects user anonymity (Oct. 4, 2013)

In Kashmir, some black flags but few signs of an ISIL expansion (Oct. 23, 2014)

Politics at play in release of secret drone memo, say rights experts (May 21, 2014)

Yemen

Yemeni-Americans cry foul over passport revocations (Jan. 21, 2014)

Yemenis affected by US drone strikes to launch victims’ union (March 31, 2014)

Yemen: Could looming civil war enable a Saleh comeback? (March 23, 2015)

Californian killed in Yemen’s strife as US urged to help citizens flee (April 3, 2015)

US citizen abducted in Yemen pleads for help amid Saudi strikes (March 31, 2o15)

Stranded Yemeni-Americans consider alternate escape routes (March 28, 2015)

Yemen’s new prime minister spurs hope amid dangerous political standoff (Oct. 13, 2014)

Saving Yemen’s heritage, ‘heart and soul of classical Islamic tradition’ (Feb. 5, 2016)

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