The Most Chilling Thing an ICE Agent Told The New Yorker
An anonymous agent on his agency, Immigration and Customs Enforcement: “We’re not doing what we tell people we do.”
Climate Scientist Blows Whistle on Trump Administration's Department of the Interior
Joel Clement says he lost his top policy analyst position for speaking up about the dangers of climate change to Native Alaskans.
SCOTUS Expands Definition of 'Bona Fide' Family Relationships Under Travel Ban
The court just ruled that the federal government must extend travel privileges to a larger set of foreign nationals.
Federal Government Begins Building the Border Wall
Engineers are drilling and taking soil samples in California, Texas and New Mexico.
READ: Former DOJ Civil Rights Head Says Trump Administration is Preparing for Voter Purge
Vanita Gupta for The New York Times: “My biggest fear is that the government will issue a report with ‘findings’ of unsupported claims of illegal voting, focused on communities of color.”
#NeverRepeal Trends as Trumpcare Fails
With the GOP’s latest attempt to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) thwarted, President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are pushing for a wholesale repeal of the law of the land.
Jail Where Sandra Bland Died Now Authorized to Detain Undocumented Immigrants
The Waller County (Texas) Jail was recently approved for Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s 287(g) program—despite failing its Texas Commission on Jail Standards inspection.
First Segment of Proposed Border Wall Would Run Through Wildlife Refuge
In Texas, the Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge is attempting to bring back the endangered ocelot. The border wall could change that.
WATCH: This Video Breaks Down Why Net Neutrality Matters
Mic explains why equal access to the Internet is important—and how the FCC is threatening that access.
U.S. Further Isolated As Result of G-20 Anti-Climate Change Decisions
The rest of the leading economies vowed their commitment to the Paris Agreement—and to aiding the developing world with climate change impacts.
Government Ethics Director Resigns Via This Perfectly Worded Letter
Walter Shaub Jr. leaves after several clashes with the White House.
40+ States Reject Kris Kobach's Request for Voter Data
Critics denounce Kobach's search for voter fraud as a witchhunt that demonizes undocumented immigrants.
Why Opening Up the Atlantic and Arctic for Offshore Drilling Matters
A new effort by the Trump administration endangers waterways necessary to livelihoods and ways of life.
Who Will Be Allowed Into the U.S. When the 'Muslim Ban' Goes Into Effect?
The Supreme Court ruled that President Donald Trump’s ban on nationals of six predominantly-Muslim countries is legal—with some key exceptions. Read on to find out what they are.
Trump Administration Moves Forward to Remove Protections on Drinking Water
The Clean Water Rule may be killed before it was able to take effect.
As You Digest the SCOTUS 'Muslim Ban' Ruling, Don't Forget About This Major Win [PHOTOS]
That the Supreme Court upheld a chunk of the "Muslim Ban" doesn't negate the powerful organizing that helped push the issue up to the highest court in the land.
ICYMI: The Montana Tribe Torn Between Coal and Culture
The Northern Cheyenne Reservation sits atop the Powder River Basin, which holds 40 percent of the U.S. coal supply.
How the World Views Trump's Presidency in One Crazy Chart
The Pew Research Center asked people in 37 countries how confident they are that President Donald Trump will “do the right thing.” Here’s how they responded.
U.S. Mayors Take Hard Pro-Environment and Clean Energy Stance at Annual Conference
Mayors adopted all 16 of the conference's proposed resolutions on energy and the environment.
SCOTUS Approves Trump's 'Muslim Ban'
The highest court in the land makes an exception for people with “a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States.”