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US government’s refusal to discuss drone attacks comes under fire

Children suffering from mental health conditions put in prison cells for want of suitable hospital beds in the UK

Sergeant Lies Under Oath, Video Contradicts His Statement that Suspect with Ruptured Spleen Repeatedly Refused Medical Attention for Hours

PETA's Cruel and Unusual Crush
The animal rights group shouldn’t ladle praise on Sheriff Joe Arpaio, a man who cages people for a living.

Mr. President: The More You Attack Us, The More We'll Fight Back

Dallas Cops Killed A Man Within Seconds Of Arriving At His Door. They Won’t Face Criminal Charges.

Scary GOP plan slashes transportation funding, ignores the 61,000 structurally deficient bridges

Death toll in Nepal quake exceeds 2,200

Crisis, Opportunity and Climate Austerity in Drought-Stricken California

Spying Close to Home: German Intelligence Under Fire for NSA Cooperation

Federal appeals court dismisses lawsuit in Border Patrol shooting of Juárez teen
Border Patrol agent shot and killed a Juárez teen in 2010.

Meet The Couples Fighting To Make Marriage Equality The Law Of The Land

'It's Impossible To Forget': Descendants Of Armenian Genocide Want Legacy Of Those Killed To Live On

Black Lives Matter, Wage Slaves, Labor and Brunch

Now Is the Time for the Progressive Movement to Win

Suicide on the Great Sioux Nation

Bobby Jindal just splintered the GOP: The unholy alliance between Fox News and the 1 percent can no longer stand

Memories of Galeano's Fire: My Afternoon With the Late Uruguayan Writer

Why California’s Biggest Water Users Are Kept Secret

Here's what happens when John Oliver hosts a 'Monty Python' panel

How To Talk About Bruce Jenner

The Solution to Climate Change Right Under Our Feet
New report spotlights how healthy soil takes CO2 out of the atmosphere to where it helps build climate resiliency.

Same-sex marriage debate forces GOP contenders to tread carefully

So far, NBC News finds Brian Williams embellished at least 11 times

The Washington Post Should Tell You When Its Columnists Are Paid to Disinform You

Clinton's Weak Campaign Finance "Pillar"

Kidnapped at the Border: As unauthorized crossings have grown increasingly perilous, migrant abduction has become a lucrative business.

In Stealth Move, Congress Backs Israeli Right's War on Settlement Boycotts

An 80-Proof Solution to Multiple Sclerosis?

Bill Nye: Climate change is “not something you should be debating or denying”

8 States Dealing With Huge Increases in Fracking Earthquakes

The Clinton cash controversy: What you need to know

Two huge magma chambers spied beneath Yellowstone National Park

20 Years After OKC Bombing, NRA Has Mainstreamed McVeigh's Insurrectionist Idea in Conservative Movement

Cities and States Pay Massive Secret Fees to Wall Street

I am pro-abortion, not just pro-choice: 10 reasons why we must support the procedure and the choice

Nepal earthquake: hundreds of people dead
Rolling coverage of developments in Himalayan nation following 7.9 magnitude quake near Kathmandu

Study: One-Third of Americans Have Less Than $1000 Toward Retirement

Jon Stewart’s Hilarious Take on Oklahoma’s Fracking Earthquakes

Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton: When Political Dynasties Resemble Monarchies

Why Does Money Flow Freely Across Borders but Refugees Die Trying?
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Financial Risk if Buildings Do Not Post "No Guns Allowed" Signs

If Privatizing Education Aggravates Inequality, Why Does the World Bank Support It?

Cell Phone Video Captures Police Officer Killing a Man as He Tried to Hide in a Stack of Lumber

House Committee Approves Fast Track for TPP

Armenia marks centennial of the massacre of 1.5 million

A Drone Program That Has Killed Hundreds Of Civilians Finally Killed Some That The White House Regrets

Senate deal clears way for Loretta Lynch attorney general confirmation vote

Former Egyptian president Mursi jailed for 20 years

For-profit Corinthian Colleges Inc. will close down more than two-dozen remaining schools

The Glyphosate Saga and "Independent Scientific Advice," According to Germany, the UK and France

Social Media Becomes a Lifeline in the Nepal Earthquake Aftermath

Police Cadet Turns in Cop for Turning Body Cam Off Just Before Pummeling His Victim

Glenn Greenwald | The Key War on Terror Propaganda Tool: Only Western Victims Are Acknowledged

White Judge sentences Black man with IQ of 69 to 15 years for biting a federal marshal’s finger.

The Human Cost of Xenophobia
The human cost of intolerance towards African immigrants and refugees is too high.

US Threatens to Cut Aid to El Salvador for Backing Venezuela

'Freddie Gray was me': frustration with police simmers after death in Baltimore
Death of Freddie Gray has become a lightning rod for the frustrations those in Baltimore feel towards police force routinely accused of brutality and racial bias.

Food Stamps Are Worth Double at These Michigan Farmers Markets - Helping Families and Local Businesses

Former Guantanamo detainees keep up protest in Uruguay

Vermont Activists Battle Democratic Governor for Single-Payer Health Care

Declassified: Report on NSA surveillance flares up battle for privacy

How Raising The Minimum Wage To $15 Changed These Workers' Lives

The Next Tech Boom Is Taking Place Behind Bars

Drug companies aren’t telling you the whole truth
Only some of drug studies—the positive ones—ever have a good chance of being published. But why?

Arctic Council adopts framework to reduce 'black carbon,' methane

To Defend the Environment, Support Social Movements Like Berta Caceres and COPINH

Like shale oil, solar power is shaking up global energy

Obama’s ‘Openness’ and Deceit

Big Bank 'Crime of the Century' Results in Guess What? No Jail Time for Anyone
Despite severity of offenses, 'the government concluded that these crimes should be punished only through a financial penalty,' says Public Citizen.

Obama Fires Back At Warren, Liberals Over 'Dishonest' Attacks On Trade Deal

Is America ready for President Graham?

Organizations across Canada oppose government effort to criminalize criticism of Israel

Racial Inequality and the Economics of Social Justice

Indigenous People Occupy Brazil's Legislature, Protesting Bill's Violation of Land Rights

The New Yorker: Five Questions for Hillary Clinton

World group seeks ban on uranium and nuclear power

On The Ground At The Nepalese Earthquake

Baltimore police cite missteps in arrest of Freddie Gray; Hogan asks for calm

Consumer Reports Finds 60% of Raw Shrimp Tested Positive for Bacteria

The Hill's party kicks off WHCD weekend

Long Beach police shoot, wound man after reports of trespassing, graffiti

European officials may be pushing regime change in Greece

Sister Rice Goes After the Bomb
Federal authorities are treating an 85-year-old Catholic nun like a nuclear saboteur.

The Surprise Issue of the 2016 Election?

Inside Obama's drone panopticon: a secret machine with no accountability
An apparatus of official secrecy, built over decades and zealously enforced by Obama, prevents meaningful open scrutiny of ‘signature strikes.'’

Eric Holder Exits Without Bringing Libor or Foreign Exchange Charges Against Citigroup or JPMorgan

California’s Drought Grabs Headlines, But Other States Face Water Woes Too

How GOP Candidates Answered When Asked if They Would Attend a Gay Wedding of Someone They Knew

115 children killed since start of Saudi-led Yemen offensive

Long Beach Police Critically Shoot Young Man for Graffiti and Trespassing

'Spectacularly Good News for Consumers' as Comcast/Time-Warner Mega-Merger Fails

A War Waged From German Soil: US Ramstein Base Key in Drone Attacks

Iran says nuclear talks making gradual headway

US Maps Pinpoint Earthquakes Linked to Fracking

100 years of denial sparks new student movement pushing for Armenian genocide recognition

New York to Investigate Whether Boy Scouts Discriminates Against Hiring Gays