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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

For the GOP, it's the billionaires' primary

America’s gross political process gets even more obscene: How Jeb Bush is killing campaign finance law
Jeb's move to "outsource" his campaign to a super PAC will likely have long-lasting -- and ugly -- consequences

Police Allegedly Beat Up Defendant — And A Lawyer — Outside Of A Courtroom

Fears Of Contamination Confirmed, North Carolina Residents Warned Not To Drink Their Water

Small cities remain fertile ground for efficiency projects

US to announce plans to reduce agricultural carbon emissions

Five Years After The BP Oil Spill, Gulf Coast Residents Say “BP Hasn’t Made Things Right”

Your Pregnancy May Subject You to Even More Law Enforcement Violence

Confirmed: Oklahoma Earthquakes Caused By Fracking

Loretta Lynch Clears Key Senate Vote

Republicans Vote Against Vitter’s Obamacare Subpoena

Enviros to Elizabeth Warren: Run for president, please!

Cops Runs Stop Sign without Lights or Sirens, Hits Pedestrian, Cutting Off Both Legs, 5 Hospitalized

10 Years Before Freddie Gray, Baltimore Police ‘Accidentally’ Snapped a Perp’s Spine
A man accused of public urination rode in a similar police van, suffered a spinal injury, and died.

150,000 Stand With Peruvian Woman in Fight Against World's Second Largest Gold Mine
-- Erik Hoffner for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Pseudoscience in the Witness Box
The FBI faked an entire field of forensic science.

Will Scott Walker be the First President of the Koch Brothers States of America?
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Advocacy group offers U.S. testing for herbicide feared linked to cancer

Overpopulation, overconsumption – in pictures
How do you raise awareness about population explosion? One group thought that the simplest way would be to show people.

Mark Karlin | The Art of War: Sculpting God, Guns and Drones

Government Sweatshops: A Time for the President to Act

Obama Tells Us What's to Come on Climate, Drought

Michael Brown's family to file wrongful death suit against city of Ferguson
The civil action, due to be announced on Thursday, is likely to be the relatives’ last chance to hold the authorities to account for his death.

Earth Day: scientists say 75% of known fossil fuel reserves must stay in ground
Leading scientists and economists release statement to mark Earth Day in which they urge leaders to keep to commitments to avoid dangerous global warming.

Oh no, my favorite band is a girl band! A refresher on how not to write about women in rock
Because the opposite of "a girl band," apparently, is just "a band."

Unpaid Russian Workers Unite in Protest Against Putin

Trader’s Arrest Raises Concerns About Market Rigging

Pentagon Races to Move Inmates at Guantanamo
Dozens of detainees could be resettled by the end of 2015 as officials scramble to reduce the prison’s population before Congress attempts to derail Obama’s plan for shuttering the U.S. military facility.

Nancy Pelosi Slams GOP: Letting Employers Fire Women for Using Birth Control Is Unconscionable

Scott Walker Celebrates Earth Day by Firing 57 Environmental Agency Employees

Michael Brown's Memorial Tree Cut Down After One Night in Ferguson

This Amazing Letter From a Teacher to Her Students Tells Us What’s Wrong With Standardized Testing

Green Energy Job Growth Outpaces Losses in Coal Industry

Will the "Left Behind" Franchise Ever Be Left Behind?
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Bernie Sanders Forces Delay of Trade Bill Consideration

Eric Holder’s Coup de Grâce: Arresting a Bedroom Trader for the Flash Crash

Jeb Bush Praises Obama Over NSA Spying

Koch Brothers May Back Five Candidates in GOP Presidential Race

Human Trafficking Senate Compromise Will Deny Abortion Funding to Survivors

Obama: Elizabeth Warren Is "Wrong" About TPP Trade Deal

The Amazon Rail Line - Pig Iron Factories and Rural Radicals

Will It Really Take a Man's Word for People to Believe Rape Victims?
Jon Krakauer writes in his new book, Missoula, that rape ‘occurs with appalling frequency’. Yes, it does – and women have been saying that for years

The Supreme Court said Tuesday that police may not extend an ordinary traffic stop to seek evidence of crimes unrelated to the offense that prompted officers to pull a vehicle over.

Shooting Gallery USA: Cruz Campaign Accuses Paul and Rubio of Wimping Out on Gun Rights After Newtown

On Rekia Boyd, Freddie Gray and the Cost of Police Impunity

Report: DEA Chief Michele Leonhart To Resign

State Dept accused of accelerating Canadian company's pipeline approval

Blood on the tracks: The short life and mysterious death of Deion Fludd

Pope accepts resignation of U.S. bishop who failed to report abuse

Former Egyptian president Mursi jailed for 20 years

Water pricing to spur conservation ruled unconstitutional

Anne Braden's Tireless War on Racism: The South's Rebel Without a Pause

Largest Art Heist in US History Takes a New Twist

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

Money in Politics Is Darkening the Future for Millennials

Police union throws a self-pity party in Baltimore: Freddie Gray protesters are a “lynch mob”
As citizens gather to protest yet another black life cut short, police officials act like cops are the real victims.

The Surprising Religious Breakdown Of Same-Sex Marriage Support

Petraeus pleads guilty to mishandling classified material, will face probation

Race is on for 2016 endorsements

Many U.K. Parliament Candidates Pledge to Defy Party Line on Fracking

Australia Again Wages War on Its Own People

Former state Rep. Derrick Smith sentenced to five months for taking bribe

Guatemalan campesinos embrace ancestral farming practices to prevent migration

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

Why Won't Obama Let Us Read the TPP?
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Colorado Pro-Choice Advocates: Giving Legal Rights to Fetuses Doesn’t Protect Pregnant Woman

Lupine Allergy. A Danger for the Peanut Allergic traveling To Europe

Ban Ki-Moon Backs Colombian President in Call to Accelerate Peace Process

Warren Weinstein Begged Obama to Save Him Four Years Before U.S. Drone Killed Him

Sony should not be able to tell journalists what to print
If there is something newsworthy in the hacked email trove that WikiLeaks, released the media has the right to tell the public.

On 5th Anniversary Week of BP Disaster -- Another Oil Industry Trick to Keep America Addicted to Oil

Bees may become addicted to nicotine-like pesticides, study finds
Bees have a preference for sugar solutions laced with the pesticides, scientists say, as a separate landmark field trial show neonicotinoids harm bee population.

Wesleyan students demand divestment from prisons, fossil fuels and Israeli occupation

Policing the Police
As the Justice Department pushes reform, some changes don't last.

U.S. counterterrorism operation in January killed two Western hostages, including American Warren Weinstein

China's shadow looms over Senate trade debate

Senate panel approves 'fast track' trade bill

U.S. Funded Industrial Park in Afghanistan Found With Only One Business and No Electricity . . . And Missing Records

Over Sixty Percent Of Americans Support Gay Marriage

Cops are the terrorists in our neighborhood: On Freddie Gray, another victim of police brutality
Where I live, the consequences of misunderstanding a cop could be death. Here's what young black kids need to know.

Toni Morrison interview: on racism, her new novel and Marlon Brando

Freddie Gray’s Voice
"That boy’s leg looks broke. His leg broke and y’all dragging him like that."

Tufts Students Stage Sit-In to Urge Fossil Fuel Divestment

13 Reasons to Be Optimistic on Earth Day

Elizabeth Warren Fires Back at Obama on the TPP Issue
Warren: “Before we sign on to rush through a deal like that – no amendments, no delays, no ability to block a bad bill – the American people should get to see what’s in it.”

Charles P. Pierce | The Day Political Journalism Died and the People Who Killed It

Interview: The Supreme Court Often Does Terrible Things by Ignoring the Constitution

Why the FDA Doesn't Really Know What's in Your Food

Earth Day: What BP and TEPCO Don’t Want You to Know
-- Jacqueline Marcus for BuzzFlash at Truthout

California Vaccine Mandate Bill Is Approved by Key Senate Panel

US Senate Cook Says Federal Contractor Pays So Little He's on Food Stamps
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

CO2 Emissions Growth Takes a Bite Out of Apple's Sustainability Claims

Armenian Hopes Crushed as Obama Decides Not to Use the Word "Genocide"

How Much Money Does Gun Violence Cost in Your State?
Here's who pays the most for America's $229 billion a year in gun carnage.

Oklahoma Recognizes Role of Fracking in Earthquakes
Oklahoma’s government on Tuesday embraced a scientific consensus that earthquakes rocking the state are largely caused by the underground disposal of billions of barrels of wastewater from oil and gas wells.

Rick Scott and Florida Republicans Are Throwing an Anti-Obamacare Tantrum

US Weapons Industry Profits From Conflicts of Carnage in Middle East
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Support for Obamacare is Rising

Domestic Terrorism, Youth and the Politics of Disposability

Jon Stewart Announces His Last Day on the Daily Show Will be August 6

Ayn Rand, Alan Greenspan and Their Early Corporate Ties

Senate deal clears way for Loretta Lynch attorney general confirmation vote

Renewables Beat Fossil Fuels Second Year in a Row

New York to Investigate Whether Boy Scouts Discriminates Against Hiring Gays

US War Games in Philippines to Escalate Tension with China

Capital Punishment May Become Even More Horrifying in Oklahoma

At Supreme Court, Holder’s Justice Dept. Routinely Backs Officers’ Use of Force

African American Man Dies of Spinal Cord Injury at Hands of Baltimore Police