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Tracking the Kaepernick Effect: The anthem protests are spreading

Teen accused of stealing 65-cent carton of milk at middle school to face trial

India Strikes Pakistan: Why It's 'Very, Very Significant'

Confronting Contradictions on the Path to Revolution: A Review of "Demand the Impossible!"

Wells Fargo Doubles Down on Predatory Banking: Illegally Repossesses Cars of Military Members
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Federal judge blocks Illinois’ same-day voter registration program

A Growing Grassroots Movement in Mexico Is Resisting the US-Backed Drug War

Arizona paper faces death threats, subscription cancellations after Clinton endorsement

Congress Now Blaming Obama For Its Embarrassing Override Of His Veto

Wisconsin Is Systematically Failing to Provide the Photo IDs Required to Vote in November
New recordings from the DMV show how the state is continuing to disenfranchise black voters.

To die with dignity, he left the US

Philippines' Duterte likens himself to Hitler, wants to kill millions of drug users

GOP Blocks Probes Into Trump-Russia Ties

Pennsylvania mayor asked to resign for racist Facebook posts

Reykjavik Briefly Swaps Its City Lights for Northern Ones

The first debate was a defeat for Trump. Here’s why the second could be an outright massacre

Clinton Leads in Key Battlegrounds

"Wells Fargo Bank, a unit of Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N), has agreed to pay more than $4.1 million to resolve allegations it illegally repossessed cars owned by members of the U.S. military, the Justice Department said on Thursday."

The Rising German Right

NYPD sent undercover officers to Black Lives Matter protest, records reveal

Standing Firm at Standing Rock: Why the Struggle is Bigger Than One Pipeline

Maya Schenwar: A Virtual Visit to a Relative in Jail

Stephen Colbert on #SnifflingDonald: “He sounded like the coked-up best man in the bathroom at a wedding”

Michelle Obama goes off on Donald Trump

Obama: Why I won't say 'Islamic terrorism'

Reporter who quit on air to fight for cannabis legalization could face prison

Aleppo "slaughterhouse": 96 kids killed in 5 days, hospitals flattened, Syrian activists say

Memorandum of understanding for tribal treaty rights in the works
'Tribal treaty rights are the law of the land,' the leader of the Environmental Protection Agency said at the White House Tribal Nations Conference.

California Treasurer Suspends Ties With Wells Fargo

It’s Time for Every Ally to Show Up in the Fight Against the Dakota Access Pipeline
The temporary halt to the pipeline’s construction must be made permanent.

FBI director: Hackers 'poking around' voter systems

Central America: One Coup, Three Summits and the United States

Trump Brags That He Makes Money Off the Misfortunes of Americans
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Do You Want Fascism to Come to the U.S. Sooner, or Later?

Two hospitals bombed in rebel-held part of Aleppo amid government assault

Two Hundred Farms in China Breed Tigers for Slaughter for Body Parts, Luxury Goods
-- Dan Zukowski of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Jim Hightower: Laboratories of Democracy
-- Jim Hightower on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Arkansas lawmaker arrested after filming traffic stop

Trump Lashes Out, Attacking Moderator and Pageant Winner
He also threatened to make Bill Clinton’s infidelity a campaign issue.

Big League Trouble: Trump Faces New Questions About His Charity Finances

4chan and Reddit bombarded debate polls to declare Trump the winner

The Trans Lawyer Fighting to Keep His Community Alive

Tightening contest could thrust New Hampshire into pivotal role

House leaders reach deal on Flint aid, potentially averting government shutdown
The House will vote today on an amendment to a pending water projects bill that would authorize up to $170 million for communities such as Flint whose water systems are blighted by contaminants.

Greenland's receding icecap to expose top-secret US nuclear project
A top-secret US military project from the cold war and the toxic waste it conceals, thought to have been buried forever beneath the Greenland icecap, are likely to be uncovered by rising temperatures within decades.

Nine-year-old girl's tearful speech after Charlotte police killing goes viral

Pro-Fracking Law Ruled Unconstitutional by Pennsylvania Supreme Court
-- Dan Zukowski of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Did Donald Trump Sleep Last Night?

Dahr Jamail | The Super-Rich Are Cruising the Arctic's New Passageway as the World Burns

Standing Firm at Standing Rock: Why the Struggle Is Bigger Than One Pipeline
For Indigenous people at the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, the fight to halt the Dakota Access pipeline is about reviving a way of life.

Trump Foundation lacks the certification required for charities that solicit money

Sexual assault on the pipeline

Florida Ballot Initiative Would Make Abortion, Birth Control Punishable by Death

Jacob Hall, South Carolina school shooting victim, on life support, family says

Claims of Saudi Role in 9/11 Appear Headed for Court

Today Is the Anniversary of a Dark Day in Abortion Rights History
Forty years later, the Hyde Amendment still won't go away. This Supreme Court case explains why.

Civil War in the Right-Wing Media, Set Off by Trump
Forced to choose sides, the outsize personalities of the conservative media have turned their megaphones on each other.

Peru Suffered Brutal Massacre, and Ex-President May Be to Blame

US will 'sharpen military edge' in Asia Pacific, says Pentagon chief
Defense secretary Ash Carter signals US intention to remain the dominant power in the region despite China’s rising might

Warm Pacific Ocean 'blob' facilitated vast toxic algae bloom

After Release of Arrest Video, Ramarley Graham's Family Files FOIL Request to Uncover Truth

El Cajon police say black man was holding vape smoking device in hand when officers fatally shot him

The silence of the lambs: Why sheepish GOP leaders have been conspicuously quiet since Donald Trump’s debate debacle

Saudi women push for full rights, demand end to guardianship system

Groups Sue Government Over Slaughter of Yellowstone Bison
-- Dan Zukowski of EcoWatch

Wells Fargo: Clawback of CEO John Stumpf's Pay Rocks Wall Street

Military-Style Raid Ends Native Prayer Against Dakota Pipeline

Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases

Progressive Groups Press Clinton to Speak Out Against Lame-Duck TPP Vote

Demonstrators Protest Fatal Police Shooting of a Black Man in El Cajon, Calif.

State of California Suspends Many Financial Ties With Wells Fargo

US presidential candidate Gary Johnson fails to name a foreign leader he admires

Trump Campaign Denies He's Sick After Chicago Speech Fuels Further Questions About His Health

Red-state newspaper endorsements of Clinton are not as pointless as they look

Both Houses of Congress Votes to Override Obama Veto on 9/11 Victim Bill
It was the first veto override of the Obama presidency.

Possible shooting reported at Townville Elementary in SC, deputies say

Officials: US to Send 600 More Troops to Iraq to Help With Mosul

Still Caught in the Can't-Catch-Up Economy

Oil Refinery Merger in California Underscores Risks of Petro-Economy Nationwide

Let's Ignore the Polls for a Few Minutes to Talk About Basic Human Rights

Senate votes to override Obama’s veto of 9/11 bill

Fox News Tells Hosts to Stop Citing Unscientific Polls Showing Trump Won Debate

It's Time to Replace the Estate Tax With a Progressive Inheritance Tax

Pope Francis condemns bombing of Aleppo in Syria

McDonald's Asked Teachers to Serve Fries for Free. Now the Teachers Are Fighting Back
A popular school fundraiser event amounts to "predatory marketing of fast food to children," a Los Angeles teachers' union claims.

Scott Walker’s thinly veiled threats against prosecutors are outrageous and dangerous

US owes Black people reparations for a history of ‘racial terrorism,’ says UN panel

Push Continues for Federal Government to Cut Ties With Private Prison Companies

Probe finds Russian missile downed plane over Ukraine

#AlfredOlango: Unarmed Black Man Shot by El Cajon, CA Police Has Died
The victim's sister says that she called for someone to come help her brother, but police shot him instead.

Shimon Peres, Nobel winner and giant of Israeli politics, dies at 93