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Past articles by Alex:

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Just Reversed a Major Obama Policy

Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent a memo to the Bureau of Prisons telling them to keep using private prisons. → Read More

The FCC Deals a Financial Blow to Inmates and Their Families

Under new Republican leadership, the FCC decided it wouldn't control how much phone companies charge inmates calling their families in-state. → Read More

These States Could Have a Huge Impact on the Death Penalty Next Month

Watch out for elections in these states with death penalty measures on the ballot. → Read More

Wendy Davis on Abortion, Women's Healthcare, and Controlling Her Own Destiny

Wendy Davis talks abortion access, sex education, and what the election means for women's healthcare. → Read More

New Way to Enjoy a Bloody Burger Without Worrying About Animals

Meatless burgers are making a push as global meat consumption rises with climate change close behind. → Read More

A New Study Has Terrible News for Coffee Drinkers

A new study has some bad news for those out there who rely on coffee to keep them going. → Read More

What Happened When a Reporter Worked Undercover at a Private Prison

An investigative journalist posed as a guard for four months at a private prison in Louisiana and lived to tell about it. → Read More

There's an Overlooked Reality of Mass Shootings

Anti-Islamic sentiment has been on the national stage in recent months, and it's cropping up in physical form across the country → Read More

The FDA Approves Controversial New Weight Loss Device

A reverse stomach pump for weight loss, approved this month by the FDA, is stirring controversy. → Read More

Another Shooting Happened Before Democrats Began Their Gun Control Sit-In

Shortly before House Democrats staged a sit in to protest congressional inaction on gun reform laws, authorities responded to a quadruple shooting. → Read More

Hillary Clinton Has One Word for Senators Who Just Voted Against Gun Control

The likely Democratic nominee has a powerful response to senators who voted down four gun control measures on Monday. → Read More

Senate Votes on Gun Control Proposals

Just days after a shooter killed 49 people at a gay club last week, the Senate voted on four gun control proposals. → Read More

SCOTUS Sends a Powerful Signal to Assault Weapon Makers

The Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to assault weapon bans in two states, sending a signal of acceptance for future laws. → Read More

Here's How Much Your Vices Cost

Here's how much your state makes on extra costs tacked onto your favorite unhealthy pastimes. → Read More

What 'The Gays' Think About Donald Trump

Trump said to "ask the gays," so we went straight to the source. → Read More

This Candy Company Is Worried McDonald's Is Too Sugary

The world's largest candy maker thinks its candy is being used in too-sweet desserts at fast-food restaurants. → Read More

Meet the First Mammal to Go Extinct From Climate Change

A small rodent has become the first mammal species to become extinct thanks to man made climate change, scientists said. → Read More

This Chart Shows the Reason People Are Talking About the Terrorist Watch List

The terrorist watch list has been in the news this week after a deadly mass shooting in Florida. This chart sums up why. → Read More

A Veteran Republican Went on a Tweetstorm About Donald Trump

A GOP strategist and Never Trumper criticized the candidate and his own party members for standing behind the candidate. → Read More

New Study Has Troubling Findings About Phubbing

Snubbing others around you by checking your phone is so common these days that it has its own term. But as much as we hate it, phubbing is becoming normal. → Read More