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Video: ‘Water beast’: Chinese giant dragon boat to set new Guinness World Record

A total of 1600 strong men carried a 77.8-meter-long wooden dragon boat to a river in southwest China's Guizhou Province. The boat has applied...
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Video: World’s first underwater musical band performs in Netherlands

An entire show is being performed underwater at the Operadagen festival in Rotterdam. The band 'Between Music' used specially designed instruments and a ... Via...

Heard About the Detox Water Craze?

Detox water has become a wildly popular diet craze. Many hail it as a miracle diet and think it can support weight loss. Could...
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Video: Youngest waterskier ever! Baby girl takes to water to break a decade-old record

Zyla St. Onge managed to break the world record as the youngest ever waterskier. A video released by Florida Barefoot center shows her riding...
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Video: The Occupation of the American Mind – RAI with Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters...

On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, legendary musician Roger Waters and producer Sut Jhally say Rachel Maddow and most liberal media express ... Via...
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Video: The Occupation of the American Mind – RAI with Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters...

On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, legendary musician Roger Waters and Sut Jhally discuss how after its invasion of Lebanon in 1982, Israel...

"Our Water, Our Future": Voters in Oregon Defeat Nestlé's Attempt to Privatize Their Water

Kathy Tittle, Aurora del Val and Deanna Busdeiker talk to voters on primary election day May 17, 2016. (Photo: Karen Saró Troeger) Blue...
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Video: The Occupation of the American Mind – RAI with Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters...

On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, legendary musician Roger Waters and Sut Jhally discuss their new film about the Israeli public relations campaign...

"Local Residents" Are Filmed Stealing Dozens of Bottles of Water at London Marathon Stop

Editor's Comment: "Local" residents? We can see they're not locals. London marathon runners were robbed of dozens of bottled waters when thieves raided...

NAACP sues Michigan officials over Flint water crisis

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, six former state officials, and engineering firms hired to evaluate water quality in Flint will have to contend with a...

Commandos jailed over ‘depraved’ waterboarding, vomit & urine initiation ceremony

Three elite Royal Marines have been jailed for subjecting new commandos to a “depraved” ordeal which included waterboarding and drinking a mix of urine...

UN Blames the Flint Water Crisis on Racism and Class Discrimination

Lana's Comment: There is no end to using the "racism" card because it pays. Flint, Michigan is a black majority city. However, Whites...

Whistleblower Fired for Exposing Flint Mayor's Alleged Plan to Take Water Donations

Every time the Flint, Mich., water crisis seems to have finally hit rock bottom, a new development tosses that assumption out the window....

Nestle gets control of town’s groundwater for up to 45 years

Nestlé has secured the rights to the groundwater under the Maine town of Fryeburg for up...

‘Loss of confidence’: Navy commander stripped of duties after sailors breached Iranian waters

The US Navy commander overseeing 10 sailors who breached Iranian waters, leading to their arrest, has...

Flint mayor tried to redirect water crisis donations to campaign account – lawsuit

A former city administrator of Flint, Michigan is suing Mayor Karen Weaver for allegedly trying to...

Egypt's Atlantis: Amazing artifacts from ancient underwater world go on display (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Objects from two lost underwater cities recently discovered off the Egyptian coast are being revealed...

Should You Be Worried About Perfluorooctanoic Acid in Drinking Water?

(Photo: Panafotkas) Over the past few months, several communities in upstate New York and New England have detected PFOA -- perfluorooctanoic acid, or...
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Video: Detroit Begins Water Shutoffs for 20,000 Residents

Food & Water Watch's Lynna Kaucheck says cash-strapped Detroit could actually increase revenue by billing customers based on what they can afford. Via Youtube

Chromium plume from Los Alamos threatens New Mexico Native American tribe, drinking water

Hexavalent chromium may not be familiar to the average American ‒ but Erin Brockovich likely is....

Detroit resumes water shutoffs that could impact 20,000 customers

The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department announced it will begin turning off water service for as...
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Video: Michigan Officials Charged in Flint Water Poisoning, but Gov. Snyder Has Not Even...

http://democracynow.org - The first criminal charges have been filed in the ongoing Flint water contamination crisis that exposed nearly 100000 residents to ... Via Youtube

Michigan residents protest contaminated water at community meeting

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. Carlos Delgado At a Jackson, Michigan, community meeting called to discuss the...

Michigan police tracking social media to keep tabs on Flint water crisis chatter

State police in Michigan have been conducting online surveillance to track social media discussions related to...

"Nestlé Is Trying to Break Us": A Pennsylvania Town Fights Predatory Water Extraction

Help Truthout keep publishing stories like this: They can't be found in corporate media! Click here to make a tax-deductible donation today. Donna...
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Video: Russian troops plunge into icy water near North Pole during Arctic drill

Immersion in ice-cold water just a few miles from the North Pole wasn't among the hardships planned for Russian airborne troops on a recent...

Flint woman suing over poisoned water crisis found shot to death in home

A woman involved in a lawsuit over the lead-contaminated water crisis in Flint, Michigan was reportedly...

Uproar as London marathon water bottles snatched by roadside (VIDEO)

A bizarre ‘theft’ of free bottled water that was meant for the parched mouths of...
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Video: River on fire! Aussies literally set water ablaze near fracking site

A Queensland river near a fracking site exploded into flames after a coal seam gas (CSP) protester sparked a kitchen lighter above the water...

Looking Back on Deepwater With Journalism as Usual

National Geographic aerial photo of Deepwater Horizon oil covering an Alabama beach. (photo: Tyrone Turner) April 20 marked the 6-year anniversary of the biggest oil...
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Video: Drone buzzes ‘Tea pot mouth’ waterfall in China

It may not be a Niagara or Victoria falls, but it is unique in the fact of its abruptness in narrowing. The some 300-meter...

US accuses Chinese woman of espionage, smuggling underwater drone parts to China

A Florida woman of Chinese origin has been charged as a Chinese spy for allegedly smuggling...

Officials Charged in Flint Water Poisoning, but Governor Snyder Has Not Even Been Questioned

The first criminal charges have been filed in the ongoing Flint water contamination crisis that exposed nearly 100,000 residents to poisonous levels...

First criminal charges in Flint water crisis to be filed against state and city...

Two officials from Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality and a Flint water treatment plant supervisor will soon be arraigned, the AP cited two officials...

British soldier waterboarded, spanked, made to lie in vomit & urine, court hears

Commando Carlo Nicholson was made to lie in a paddle pool of bodily secretions then waterboarded by a senior marine, who also ordered other...
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Video: Santiago in chaos: Millions left without water as flooding strikes Chile capital

Severe flooding has brought chaos to Santiago as heavy rains have been battering the region since Friday. An estimated four million people have been...

Michigan Governor to drink filtered Flint water for 30 days

In response to a reporter’s challenge and demands from citizens, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has vowed...

1/3 of Detroit elementary schools report unsafe lead, copper levels in water

Almost a third of elementary schools in Detroit, Michigan tested positive for unsafe levels of lead...

Our Drinking Water Systems Are a Disaster; What Can We Do?

In the wake of the Flint crisis, communities turn to innovative technology and financing to prevent the next crisis. (Photo: stillshot1 /...
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Video: How the EPA Allowed Oil and Gas Companies to Contaminate Our Drinking Water...

Steve Horn of DeSmogBlog says the EPA doesn't even know the chemicals used for fracking due to exemptions from the Clean Water Act, Safe...
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Video: How the EPA Allowed Oil and Gas Companies to Contaminate Our Drinking Water...

Steve Horn of DeSmogBlog says the EPA doesn't even know the chemicals used for fracking due to exemptions from the Clean Water Act, Safe...

Why World Leaders Are Terrified of Water Shortages

Secret conversations between American diplomats show how a growing water crisis in the Middle East destabilized the region, helping spark civil wars in Syria...

1 year before ‘lead and copper’ water rule changes – EPA

The Office of Water at the US Environmental Protection Agency will update its rule on lead...
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Video: Disaster Capitalism’s Coming Use of The Lead Water Pipe Crisis

Glen Ford, founder of Black Agenda Report, says the water pipe crisis will be used to justify previous goals of gentrifying more urban areas...

Hundreds of US schools test positive for unsafe lead levels in water

Flint, Michigan has become the epicenter of the lead water crisis in the United States, but...

Famed Watergate Reporter says Obama has Made Clinton Email Scandal a Political Issue

Famed Watergate investigator Bob Woodward appeared on Fox News Sunday and weighed in on Hillary Clinton’s email scandal, as well as President Obama’s decision...

Michigan Gov. blames staff for lead contamination of Flint water

Contradicting previous statements on when he first learned about Flint’s lead water crisis, Michigan Governor Rick...

From DC’s Deficit Panic to Flint’s Poisoned Water

Dana Milbank: “The pie-in-the-sky proposals from Trump, Sanders and Cruz build up unrealistic hopes among their followers.” (Washington Post, 4/8/16) We know that the Washington...

‘No legal basis’: Michigan governor asks Flint water lawsuit targeting him be dismissed

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is seeking have a class action lawsuit filed against him by Flint...

Bombing the Islamic State Is Like Watering Its Roots

Any number of peaceful solutions to Islamic Extremism exist. Pictured: Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. (Photo: Thierry Ehrmann / Flickr Commons) Al Qaeda and...

Garda: Canada’s “Blackwater”

Last week students at L’Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) disrupted a board meeting after learning administrators planned to sign a $50 million, seven-year,...
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Video: Violent anti-Renzi protests: Water cannon & tear gas as Italian PM visits Naples

Courtesy: Fanpage.it Police have fired tear gas during clashes with stone-throwing protesters in Naples, Italy. Over 2000 demonstrators have taken to the streets ... Via...

‘Californians rose to the occasion’ but miss water conservation target by 1.1%, penalties coming

Californians were just shy of reaching the state’s mandated 25 percent water conservation goal for February,...

Not a drop to drink: Ontario concerned about diverting Great Lakes water

Waukesha, Wisconsin needs water and would like to borrow some from its Canadian neighbors. However, Ontario is concerned that allowing the town to divert...

Waterboarding is legal in right hands? Hayden says ‘CIA rules’ whitewash enhanced interrogation

Is waterboarding torture? The CIA ex-chief, in an interview with Al Jazeera, believes it depends on...

‘Wake-up call’: Study finds fracking can pollute underground drinking water

A Stanford University study shows that fracking can pollute underground drinking water. Using publicly available data...

Flint may sue Michigan over water pollution crisis

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver said she is not currently planning to sue the state of Michigan...

EPA has not been watching fracking sites for groundwater contamination

A report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that regulators at the Environmental Protection Agency...

Burst water main creates massive fountain seen from miles around (VIDEO)

As many as 4,500 homes across southern Liverpool may be temporarily left without water after...

Investigation launched after oil spills into Louisiana waterway – Coast Guard

An unknown amount of crude oil has spilled into a Louisiana waterway, the US Coast Guard...
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Video: Donald Trump’s Top Foreign Adviser, Joseph Schmitz, is a Former Blackwater Executive

http://democracynow.org - When asked this week about how he would approach foreign policy, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump told MSNBC, ... Via Youtube
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Video: Blackwater Founder’s Latest Scheme: Money Laundering for Libyan Officials Through a Chinese Bank

http://democracynow.org - The Intercept reports that what began as an investigation into Blackwater founder Erik Prince's attempts to sell defense services in ... Via Youtube
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Video: Erik Prince in the Hot Seat: Blackwater Founder Under Investigation for Illegal Mercenary...

http://democracynow.org - In a major new exposé, The Intercept has revealed that the Justice Department is investigating Blackwater founder Erik Prince for ... Via Youtube

Donald Trump's Top Foreign Adviser, Joseph Schmitz, Is a Former Blackwater Executive

When asked this week about how he would approach foreign policy, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump told MSNBC, "I'm speaking with myself,...
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Video: On World Water Day, See Our Extended Interview with Flint Activists Nayyirah Shariff...

http://democracynow.org - As communities mark World Water Day, we turn to Part 2 of our extended conversation with Flint water activists Nayyirah Shariff and...

Ex-Blackwater ‘no sh*t’ mercenary Erik Prince feels wrath of US justice dept, reports The...

Erik Prince, the notorious former chief of the mercenary company Blackwater, is facing possible charges in...

Chief proponent of Flint water supply switch hosts public meeting

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. James Brookfield More than one hundred people attended a meeting on the...
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Video: Turkish police use water cannons to disperse Kurds celebrating Newruz

At least 10 people have been arrested after Turkish police broke up the Kurdish Newroz festivities in the town of Silopi. Officers deployed water...

Flint water crisis loses 2 spokesmen in first round of March Madness tourney

When the South Dakota State Jackrabbits and Michigan State Spartans got knocked out of the NCAA...

Both Former EPA Official and Flint Emergency Manager Pass the Buck on Water Crisis

Lawmakers held the first of two Capitol Hill hearings set for this week on the Flint water crisis. For decades, Flint got...

Let them drink arsenic: Texas keeps insisting tainted water is safe – report

Drinking water systems in 34 Texas communities have tested positive for excessive levels of the carcinogen...

Is Water a Human Right?

Is access to safe, clean water a human right? It's not in the U.S. Constitution. The word water appears only once in the...

The political and social roots of the Flint water crisis

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. The Socialist Equality Party (SEP) and the International Youth and Students...

Michigan primary voters unhappy with candidates over Flint water crisis, criminal justice reform

(RT) - As voters in Michigan hit the polls to cast their ballots in the Democratic...
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Video: Part 2: “Here’s to Flint”: A Look at the Battle for Clean Water...

http://democracynow.org - As voters head to the polls in four states today, with Michigan seen as the top prize, the ongoing Flint water crisis...
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Video: Part 1: “Here’s to Flint”: A Look at the Battle for Clean Water...

http://democracynow.org - As voters head to the polls in four states today, with Michigan seen as the top prize, the ongoing Flint water crisis...
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Video: “A Democracy Problem”: As Debate Brings Attention to Flint, a Look at the...

http://democracynow.org - The Democratic candidates for president faced off Sunday night in Flint, Michigan, which has been in the national spotlight over the ... Via...
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Video: The Presidential Race & Environmental Racism: Flint Water Crisis Center Stage at Democratic...

http://democracynow.org - The race for the Democratic nomination intensified this weekend as Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders beat Hillary Clinton at caucuses ... Via Youtube
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Video: Two Afghan refugees arrested for alleged rape attempts in German waterpark

Asylum seekers from Afghanistan have been charged with the attempted rape of two schoolgirls in a public swimming pool in the northern German state...
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Video: Turkey Zaman crackdown: Police unleash tear gas, water cannon on protesters

Turkish police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse crowds protesting outside the headquarters of the opposition Zaman newspaper. They moved in to...

Only 47% say US drinking water is safe: Poll

Less than fifty percent of Americans are confident about the safety of their drinking water, according to a recent poll. The Associated Press-GfK poll released...

Rick Snyder Made Flint’s Water Crisis Happen

If a 2012 referendum had been allowed to stand, Michigan never would have had a super-empowered emergency manager Alec MacGillis The tragic lead poisoning of the...
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Video: Water cannons & teargas: Turkish forces clash with protesters in Diyarbakir

Turkish police used water cannons and tear gas to disperse a Kurdish solidarity rally in the south eastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir on Wednesday....
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Video: “I Give the Governor Credit”: Rubio Praises Snyder’s Handling of Flint’s Man-made Water...

http://democracynow.org - Although Thursday's Republican debate was held in Detroit, the Flint water crisis was only brought up once, thanks to a question from...

Flint fallout: Schools across US find elevated lead levels in drinking water

Several schools across the United States have found evidence of higher-than-acceptable levels of lead in their drinking water. This comes in the wake of...

Video: RAW: Moment helicopter crashes into water in Pearl Harbor

A private helicopter carrying five people crashed into Pearl Harbor in Hawaii's Oahu, Thursday. One of the passengers, a 16-year-old boy, was rushed to...

Video: Michigan’s Water Wars: Nestlé Pumps Millions of Gallons for Free While Flint Pays...

http://democracynow.org - As Flint residents are forced to drink, cook with and even bathe in bottled water, while still paying some of the highest...

Video: Meet the Flint Official Whose Bid to Restore Safe Drinking Water Was Blocked...

http://democracynow.org - To learn more about how how Flint ended up with an unelected emergency manager, we spoke with Flint City Councilmember Eric ... Via...

Video: Inside How Citizens, Journalists, Doctors & Scientists Exposed the Flint Water Crisis Cover-Up

http://democracynow.org - We speak with Curt Guyette of the ACLU of Michigan. He is an investigative reporter who was just named Michigan Journalist of...

Video: What Did GM & the Governor Know? GM Stopped Using Flint Water Over...

http://democracynow.org - In October 2014, General Motors recognized the Flint water was corroding its engines. They got permission from the city's unelected ... Via Youtube

Video: “Thirsty for Democracy: The Poisoning of an American City”: Special Report on Flint’s...

http://democracynow.org - Today, we go to Flint, Michigan, for a Democracy Now! special on the ongoing Flint water crisis. In 2014, an unelected emergency...

Behind Flint’s Lead-Poisoned Water

Largely abandoned by auto manufacturers who shifted factories to low-wage areas, Flint, Michigan, suffers from a powerlessness that allowed Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and...

The Disgrace of Flint’s Poison Water

The case of Flint, Michigan, and its lead-poisoned water supply has exposed a U.S political disgrace, treating poor and minority communities with shocking disregard –...

The Department of Defense Is the Third Largest Polluter of US Waterways

Aerial of the Pentagon, the Department of Defense headquarters in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo: Pentagon building via Shutterstock) Advocacy group Environment America has "crunched the numbers"...

Video: US airbase pollutes Okinawa waters for years, new documents reveal

US military stationed on the Japanese island of Okinawa may be polluting the local drinking water supply. That's according to new documents released under...

Video: Guilt Abounds: Democrats and Republicans Struggle to Clean Up Their Image Over Flint’s...

Executive editor and founder of BlackAgendaReport.com was back with his Ford Report discussing the political calamity that is Flint Michigan's water crisis. Via Youtube

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