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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.

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.

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

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

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

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

Donald Trump Takes Pride in Not Paying Taxes, Betrays Hard-Working Americans
-- Mark Karlin for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Clinton Toned Down Her Hawkishness

Alarming Levels of Mercury Contamination Found Across Western North America
-- Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., and Lynn Redwood

The banning of books in prisons: 'It's like living in the dark ages'

The Aviation Industry Plans to Cheat the Climate with Offsets

Why won’t Norway theater apologize for embracing Israel’s war crimes?

Facebook apologizes for disabling Palestinian journalists’ accounts

DOJ Is Assessing Size Of Criminal Penalty It Can Levy On Volkswagen "Without Putting Company Out Of Business"

Migrant Arrivals in Mediterranean Reach 302,149; Deaths at Sea: 3,501

Trump picks top skeptic to lead EPA transition

Transgender unit, guaranteed revenue deal raise questions about new Alvarado immigrant-detention center

The five things no one will tell you about why colleges don’t hire more faculty of color

5 Star on the Rise: Italy's First Crowd-Sourced Party Delivers Direct Democracy In Action

FirstEnergy could make millions in profits from its energy efficiency plan

'A Five-Alarm Threat to Our Food Supply': Experts Describe Bayer-Monsanto Merger

Report Exposes Anti-Union Practices and Poor Labor Conditions in Mexico’s Electronics Industry

2016 Election Lawsuit Tracker: The New Election Laws and the Suits Challenging Them

Study Links Texas Earthquakes to Wastewater Injection From Fracking
-- Lorraine Chow for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Colombia peace deal officially ends Western Hemisphere's longest war

Eleven Times Trump Said 'Climate Change Is a Hoax'

The Tracks of John Boehner’s Tears

FPPC launches probe into Democratic Party in response to Consumer Watchdog report

Michigan Student Takes Picture Of Tainted Water In School . . . School Suspends Student

More than 100 earthquakes hit Salton Sea amid quake swarm

Guards Join Striking Prisoners In Alabama, Organizers Say

Trump and Clinton Clash on Terrorism, Jobs and Race NYT Now

Are Most Public Polls Garbage?

Charles P. Pierce | I Came Dangerously Close to a Bullsh*t Singularity This Weekend
Up close and personal with Ken Starr.

Dahr Jamail | Our Changing World: Readers Share Their Climate Stories

Millions in U.S. Are Climbing Out of Poverty, Data Show

Wash. mall shooting suspect had multiple arrests, disputes

Sweden attack: Explosion rocks city of Malmo hours after gun attack

Latest Crime Statistics Released

It’s Time to Ban and Eliminate Nuclear Weapons
More than 15,000 nuclear weapons, most an order of magnitude more powerful than the bombs that devastated Hiroshima and Nagasaki, continue to pose an intolerable threat to humanity.

The International Criminal Court Will Start Prosecuting People Who Commit Crimes Against the Environment

Trump picks top skeptic to lead EPA transition

NY Times Ed. Board: Why Donald Trump Should Not Be President

George Lakoff: What's in the Sound of the Name "Donald Trump"?
-- George Lakoff for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Jill Stein is going to protest outside the Clinton-Trump debate

Pope Francis condemns bombing of Aleppo in Syria

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

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

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

Debunking the Right-Wing's Favorite Abortion Propaganda Techniques

Stop and Frisk Has Not Been Ruled Unconstitutional Except in a Limited Sense

Trump and Putin are using the same tactic to deflect questions about the DNC hack

Charlotte Police Foment Unrest And Attempt To Use Marijuana To Justify Killing Keith Lamont Scott

I have been terrified of an active shooter situation since I was 11 years old.

200+ Environmental Groups Call on EPA to Correct and Clarify Unsupported Top Claim in Major Fracking Study

Humanity may not be hardwired for violence, after all

Mylan CEO misled lawmakers about EpiPen profits—they’re 66% higher

Brewing up a Local, Sustainable Cup of Tea

Farmed fish could solve pending population crisis, food experts say

With poll numbers stagnant, Stein and Johnson spend big in August

Guatemala’s chief Human Rights Prosecutor Arrested on Baseless Charges

Myth and Reason on the Mexican Border

In Fukushima, A Bitter Legacy Of Radiation, Trauma and Fear

The Flint water crisis, a year on

Harry Reid Blocks Bipartisan Animal Cruelty Bill Over Political Nonsense

Larry Lessig takes his plan to Congress

Thurston Moore on Chelsea Manning: whistleblowers want to protect the US
Sonic Youth co-founder says he’s been fascinated with the struggle faced by Manning and admires her as a ‘punk princess’ stepping up for what’s right

Deutsche Bank shares fall to lowest level since mid-1980s
Mounting fears over troubled German bank’s ability to pay large potential fines drive down share price to one-third less than financial crisis

Donald Trump's Unreal Debate

The link between uranium from the Congo and Hiroshima: a story of twin tragedies

'The Most Audacious Political Heist of Our Time'

Debate of century lives up to its billing

Hillary Clinton stays calm while Trump loses cool during first presidential debate

Which Voters Show Up When States Allow Early Voting?

WATCH HERE: Clinton v. Trump Debate #1, 9:00pm - 10:30pm EST

Readers Want News, Not Fluff
-- Walter Brasch for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Anti-gay Alabama Chief Justice Moore heads to court this week

Donald Trump's Cruel Streak

For the first time, it looks like Maine’s electoral votes will be split

Cruz Is Making A Buck Off Trump By Renting Out His Donor Email List

Time to Treat Bank CEOs Like Adults
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf was aware of the widespread abuses at the bank, yet he nonetheless left in place the incentive structure that caused them. In the adult world this should mean being held accountable.

Sam Brownback kills report that would show how his Tea Party policies destroyed the Kansas economy

Outgunned and Outmanned: The nation's top gun cops are buried in bureacracy -- just the way the NRA wants them.

Houston police say ‘several people’ shot by active shooter

Henry Rollins: White America Couldn't Handle What Black America Deals With Every Day

Why Democrats Will Never Pass a Government Funding Bill That Leaves Flint Behind

Jeremy Corbyn is re-elected as Leader of Britain’s Labour Party