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White House security might spill into surrounding streets
After an embarrassing breach, new Secret Service proposals include blocking sidewalks as well as screening visitors as far as a block away.

Climate Riders Roll to Fight the Corporate Climate Killers
-- Harvey Wasserman for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Top-level exodus at DHS hinders security mission
High turnover among Homeland Security leaders is a result of what employees describe as a dysfunctional work environment, abysmal morale and the lure of private firms paying top dollar.

Fracking Brings Few Jobs, Major Destruction, Mountain Residents Tell North Carolina Energy Commission

Lawsuit: School Officials Convince 14-Year-Old Special Ed Girl to Be Bait for Sexual Predator ... Girl Is Raped and School Officials Deny Any Responsibility

How Rich Old White Men Are Taking Lunch Money Away From Inner-City Black Kids
-- Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Inside the Biggest Climate March in History
Images and insights from the scene in New York.

New York, three new studies paint the clearest picture yet of rising greenhouse gas emissions and the dwindling opportunity for staving off the worst impacts"

Afghanistan Survival Skills
Former US Army Ranger and conscientious objector Rory Fanning says Anand Gopal's book answers the questions that haunted him both during and after his tours, such as “Was it Islam that was creating terrorists - or was it US imperialism?”

Scientists Report Global Rise in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Year of the campaign cheapskate
Already in 2014, candidates have gone to often humorous lengths to show just how frugal they are and how that would translate to Congress to get elected.

eBay security flaw has existed for months

Climate Marchers Crowd Into Streets, Holding Signs, Dancing to Brass Bands
At Columbus Circle, marchers flowed by at a rate of about 10 per second.

Desmond Tutu: We fought apartheid. Now climate change is our global enemy.

Former Blackwater CEO says his mercenaries could have stopped ISIS if not for Obama

The GOP Social Security Deception Game Is on - Here's How to Fight Back

‘Liable for damage’: Families of Germans killed in MH17 crash to sue Ukraine

First Same-Sex Marriage Celebrated in Mexico's Northern State

David Swanson | Turn Left for Earth

The Charitable Society or "How to Avoid the Poor and Perpetuate the Wealth Gap"

Why a kindergarten teacher is running for Congress

Darrien Hunt’s story becoming all too familiar

The Vietnam War Presaged the War in Afghanistan: Civilians Endlessly Suffer

Violence Directed at Anbar University Students From All Sides

Criminal or victim?
Communities weigh how to deal with battle-scarred soldiers who do wrong after coming home.

Cecily McMillan: On Being a Woman Inside and Outside of the Criminal Justice System

After Surgery, Surprise $117,000 Medical Bill From Doctor He Didn’t Know

“Officer Of The Year” For Protecting Women, Accused Of Using Police Resources To Stalk Women

Watch People’s Climate March Live Right Here on Sunday

Crossing the Line
When the Keystone XL pipeline came through Lori Collins’ farm in Paris, Texas, she welcomed it—until her house flooded with sewage.

In movies, violence against women lets filmmakers indulge toxic fantasies

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Reactor on FIVE Earthquake Fault Lines! How Can We Shut It Down?

Illinois judge rules police entitled to Swat raid over parody Twitter account

“Tale of Two Cities:” New York Has Become the Capital of Inequality

Colorado Gubernatorial Candidate Promises To Seize And Sell America’s National Parks, Forests And Public Lands

Heartache for those dreaming of Scottish independence

Rockefellers, Heirs to an Oil Fortune, Will Divest Charity From Fossil Fuels

Bill Clinton: Elizabeth Warren Is "an Important Part" of the Future of the Democratic Party

Climate change marches: Kerry cites fight against Ebola and ISIS as thousands join protests

Cambodian Garment Workers Are Pressuring H&M, Walmart and Zara to Make Their Suppliers Pay a Living Wage

Nebraska’s Cowboys and Indians Unite Against Keystone XL Pipeline
The US government must consult with tribes on any issue that might affect them, but tribes say the government has failed to do so in regards to the path of the Keystone XL pipeline - a project that carries massive environmental and social concerns.

Obama: No data on ISIS plots against US

UN says CO2 pollution levels at annual record high

Hundreds Of Thousands Turn Out For People's Climate March In New York City

Amazon's 'flying rivers' dry up
Scientists in Brazil believe the loss of billions of liters of water released as vapor clouds by Amazon rainforest trees is the result of continuing deforestation and climate change – leading to devastating drought.

Scotland leader says voters were 'tricked' into rejecting independence by a last-minute vow

US will not commit to climate change aid for poor nations at UN summit

Current and former female firefighters of the United States Forest Service have filed a complaint with the Department of Agriculture alleging that they suffered job discrimination, harassment and sexual abuse at the hands of male co-workers and that top agency officials failed to stop it.

From Paris to New York, people rally against climate change

Hidden Source of Industry Influence Threatens Toxic Chemical Regulations

Antonin Scalia’s bad law, bad history: How the Supreme Court legalized corruption
Citizens United sparked a political revolution that would have left the Founders revolted.

Obama Taps Star General to Build Syrian Rebel Army to Fight ISIS
General Michael Nagata is promising to build a new force to destroy ISIS but lawmakers worry he has been given an impossible mission.

Powerful NSA Official Potentially Self-Dealing With Defense Contractor

Worried About Climate Change? Ban Fracking on Federal Lands

Dianne Feinstein Wants NFL Players Accused of Domestic Violence to Be Benched

PHOTOS: Thousands March in Biggest Climate Change Rally Ever

Truthout Interviews Marjorie Cohn on Racial Discrimination and Perpetual War (VIDEO)

Thousands join People's Climate March around the world – live

Naomi Klein | Climate change is a global emergency. Stop waiting for politicians to sound the alarm.

Terror on Embassy Row: The CIA's assassination of Orlando Letelier

A Digital Desert: The Internet Debate Pits Local Communities Against Broadband Giants

With Ebola crippling the health system, Liberians die of routine medical problems

Professors on food stamps: The shocking true story of academia in 2014

Police Have a Much Bigger Domestic Abuse Problem Than the NFL

Immigration-rights activist detained in Orange County, marked for deportation

Family of Utah man shot dead 'from behind' by police call for federal inquiry

Faulty shale gas wells contaminated drinking water in two states

Anti-Islam ad campaign to run on New York City buses and subways

Roger Goodell Blames NFL Personal Conduct Policy For His Failings On Domestic Abuse

House Bans War Powers Resolution Actions

Scotland sticks with the UK, but union fissures laid bare

Scotland votes 'no' to independence in historic referendum: 55% to 45%