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A Fourth of People Killed by Police in 2015 Were Mentally Ill

Melting Arctic Ice Is a Warning, but Oil Companies See It as a Chance to Drill

UN human rights body backs call for accountability in Gaza war

Watching Fireworks on Independence Day Is Not Enough: Action for Freedom Is Necessary
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

How Black Lives Matter Has Spread Into a Global Movement to End Racist Policing

William Rivers Pitt | When the Night Erupts in Brilliance

Record-Breaking Solar Flight Lands in Hawaii Demonstrating Potential of Carbon-Free Travel

Obama Plans Broader Use of Clemency to Free Nonviolent Drug Offenders

LGBT activists call for new focus on violence against transgender community
While the supreme court victory on gay marriage sparked celebrations, the lives of transgender individuals – particularly black trans women – remain in danger

Greek debt crisis: Yanis Varoufakis accuses Europe of terrorism - live
Greek banks deny plan to raid depositors’ savings

Coal Is No Longer King in America, Says EIA Report

The Political One Percent of the One Percent in 2014: Mega Donors Fuel Rising Cost of Elections

ObamaCare win turns up heat on GOP presidential field

Cuba's Environmental Concerns Grow With Prospect of US Presence

State Department Confirms: More Than Two Dozen Emails on Clinton Server Are Now Considered Classified

What Happens When Oligarchs and Vigilantes Take Over Public Safety in a Big City

SCOTUS Steps in to Prevent Further Texas Abortion Clinic Closures

Healing Is Not Grieving: We Must Not "Move Forward" in the Wake of Massacre

How Bernie Sanders Fought for Our Veterans

Drought Pushes Nevada Ranchers to Take On Washington

NASA Satellite Images Show the Rapid Expansion of Utility-Scale Solar in China

The Mainstream Media's Bernie Sanders Trap: Deranged Clinton Hate Turns Them Into the US Socialist Vanguard

Think California's Drought Is Bad? Try Palestine's

Ten People Who Turned Against Scientology and Revealed Its Bizarre Secrets

A Rabbi's Plea: We Need Slavery Reparations in Order to Move Forward

Obama, in Wisconsin, Takes On Scott Walker

Obama Administration Scales Back Deportations in Policy Shift

Statement by Bree Newsome: "Now Is the Time for True Courage"

Bree Newsome Brings Wings of Justice to South Carolina by Taking Down Confederate Flag
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Reprieve in Texas, but Assault on Reproductive Rights Continues Nationwide

Why the Christian Right Is Going to War (With Itself)

461 People Shot Dead by Police This Year

National Rifle Association's Televised News Show Canceled

There’s Finally Momentum Behind Paid Sick Leave

Cuba First to ​Eliminate Mother-to-Baby HIV Transmission
World Health Organisation hails ‘one of the greatest public health achievements possible’, five years into regional initiative

Crushing Conservatism

America’s Zero Emissions Imperative
-- Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr. and Tom Weis of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout.

The Rise of Violent Right-Wing Extremism, Explained

Colorado Supreme Court Strikes Down School Voucher Program

Supreme Court Tosses EPA Rules That Would Prevent Thousands of Asthma Cases
EPA rules limiting toxic air pollution emissions would have prevented thousands of cases of asthma, birth defects and other health problems.

Christian Right Apoplectic Over Supreme Court’s Marriage Equality Decision
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

The World's Richest People Lost $70 Billion Yesterday

Building a Movement Together: Worker Centers and Labor Union Affiliations

GOP Declares War on the Supreme Court

If Execution by Torture Isn't "Cruel and Unusual" Punishment, What Is?
The US supreme court has ruled that even the least morally defensible executions are allowable. But there’s some hope in the court’s dissents

Ecuador's Opposition and Right-Wing Strategies in the Region

Spain’s New Gag Law: Covering the News Could Be Costly

'Yes' or 'No': Greece votes in crucial bailout referendum

Uncontacted Tribes Don't Need the "Protection" of Western Anthropologists

Under Obama US More Popular Abroad

GOP punts on Confederate symbolism in Capitol

Donald Trump links shooting death in San Francisco with border control
Presidential candidate says death of Kathryn Steinle in what police say seems like a random attack is ‘yet another example’ of need for better border security.

Global Warming Threatens Colder Climate for Europe

Before It All Goes Up in Smoke

Lessons for LatAm from Colombia's Extrajudicial Killings

These isolated towns in dangerous El Salvador are murder-free zones

The Chinese military has a new secret weapon: Lightning-fast trains

Tentative agreement on Iran sanctions relief

These Disunited States

Airline Collusion: It's Nothing New and Will Be Difficult to Prove, Analysts Say

Greece Needs Our Solidarity in Its Struggle Against Austerity

"Reforms" to Immigrant Jails Aren't Enough, Say Families and Advocates

The Senate's Experiment With Cannabis

Only Half of Young People's Viewing Is Traditional Scheduled TV

Mexico Police Charged With Torturing Tlatlaya Witnesses

Record-Breaking Heat Wave Scorches Europe

Could China or Russia Bail Out Greece if Europe Won't?

The Ugly War on Gay Rights: When "Religious Freedom" Becomes "Freedom From Laws"

NPR Ombud Responds on "All-Corporate Lobbyist" Alert

Greece's Highest Court to Rule on Legality of Referendum

"Grassroots Movement Working": Bernie Sanders Gains on the Clinton Machine

As Fox News Mourns, the Rest of Us Have an Independence Day to Celebrate

Klan Camp: KKK Developing "A Mighty Army" of White Nationalists at Five-Day Training in July

Ruling Against "Three Strikes" Sentencing Law Opens Door to Reform

Revenge Killing
Race and the death penalty in a Louisiana parish.

Charles P. Pierce | Why the Green Party's Jill Stein Makes More Sense Than Republicans

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs California's New Vaccine Bill

US and Brazil Commit to Climate, Renewable Energy Goals

Charleston Massacre Forces White Nationalists Out of the Shadows

Farm Waste and Animal Fats Will Help Power a United Jet

US Police Killed More People in Three Months Than Egyptian Police Killed in the Past Year

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case That Will Likely Wipe Out Public-Sector Unions

Majority of South Carolina House, Senate Support Taking Down Confederate Flag

Justice Department Report Says Police Exacerbated Violence In Ferguson

Orwell, Huxley and the Scourge of the Surveillance State

Every Single Second the US Spends $103 Fighting ISIS

Goldman Sachs Doesn’t Have Clean Hands in Greece Crisis

Chris Christie Launches Presidential Campaign

California Oil Train Risks Worse in Minority Areas: Report