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After several high-profile massacres in the U.K. and Australia, both countries moved quickly to implement gun control.
HuffPost joins U.S. Coast Guard on a flight to survey flooding in Texas.
Flood conditions have overwhelmed local authorities in parts of east Texas.
"My phone is on 9% I'm 35 Wks pregnant !" one woman tweeted from Port Arthur. "Please keep calling for me water is waist deep."
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The world has changed immensely since the release of "I Gave You Power," but the issue of gun violence in America has, more or less, remained the same. Aside from being a baronial and complex story, Nas' song was a forewarning of what was to come.
When a gunman went on a deadly rampage in 1996, Australia took political action. It worked.
Bill sponsor U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and supporter U.S. Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) both stood on the Senate floor and said Keystone XL is not an export pipeline in the minutes leading up to the bill's failure.
On the Friday before Labor Day -- in the form of an age-old "Friday News Dump" -- the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) handed a permit to Enbridge, the tar sands-carrying corporate pipeline giant, to open a tar sands-by-rail facility in Flanagan, Ill. by early-2016.
A U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has ruled that Enbridge's 600-mile-long Flanagan South Pipeline, a Keystone XL "clone," is legally cleared to proceed opening for business in October.
In a recent quarter two call for investors, Enbridge Inc executives said the company's "Keystone XL" clone -- the combination of the Flanagan South and Seaway Twin pipelines -- will open for business by October.
In the Delaware Riverkeeper v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) case, judges ruled that a continuous pipeline project cannot be segmented into multiple parts to avoid a comprehensive National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review. This is what Kinder Morgan proposed and did for its Northeast Upgrade Project.
Enbridge Line 6A; Map Credit: Enbridge "While all eyes are on Keystone XL's northern leg, Enbridge has sneakily ramrodded
When DeSmogBlog reported TransCanada had begun injecting oil into the pipeline's southern leg in December, the company would
Less than a week after Public Citizen published its November 2013 report addressing safety issues discovered during the construction
Question No. 11 is my favorite, because it seeks to unpack the trail of money between Koch Industries, Koch Affiliated Foundations
The pair held a press conference on Wednesday to highlight concerns about the health impacts on communities near extraction
Public Citizen has released a chilling report revealing that the 485-mile KXL southern line is plagued by dents, faulty welding, exterior damage that was patched up poorly and misshapen bends, among other troubling anomalies.