Andrea Germanos @ Common Dreams - The NRA on Friday broke its week of silence following the Newtown, Connecticut massacre to offer a "self-serving tirade" that offered one solution to school shootings--more guns in schools. Read more.
Unionized campaign organizers working for Sen. Bernie Sanders’s presidential effort are battling with its management, arguing that the compensation and treatment they are receiving does not meet the standards Sanders espouses in his rhetoric, according to internal communications. Read more.
The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of international concern," a rare designation only used for the gravest epidemics. Read more.