But alas, there are other, far more important stories that should be news today but largely are not. Here are some frightening examples from the independent news source, Truthout.
Luckily, it's noting serious: just global climate change; environmental disasters all over the US; a high risk of a nuclear disaster in the US; hazardous working conditions; stunning NSA spying; police brutality; rising income inequality; reckless spending on "defense."
Why do the mainstream media largely ignore such stories?
By Bruce Melton, Truthout | News Analysis
By Dahr Jamail, Truthout | News Analysis
On the News With Thom Hartmann: US Nuclear Regulators Are Hiding the Risk of a Fukushima-Style Incident, and More
By Thom Hartmann, The Thom Hartmann Program | Video Report
By Jonathan Leavitt, Truthout | News Analysis
By Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! | Video Interview
By Colin Jenkins, The Hampton Institute | News Analysis
By Carey L. Biron, Inter Press Service | Report
By Winslow T. Wheeler, Project On Government Oversight | News Analysis