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NYT Tried to Sell 'Pro-Growth' Candidate, but Brazilians Weren't Buying

Mitch McConnell’s Freighted Ties to a Shadowy Shipping Company

Judge Rejects Ebola Quarantine for Nurse Kaci Hickox

Ghouls, Ghosts, Goblins and Gays: Christian "Hell Houses" Frighten Children on Halloween
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

VIDEO: Does Trickle Down Actually Work?

FBI Quietly Seeks Broader Hacking Powers
Department of Justice proposal raises 'significant and troubling' privacy concerns, ACLU says.

In Depth: How Big Business Buys State Courts

Tsunami Evacuees in Japan Caught in $30 Billion Trap

Twelve Ways Jim Crow Is Winning in 2014
-- Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman for BuzzFlash at Truthout

If the Republicans Win Big on Tuesday, So Will the CIA

Mexico’s Missing Forty-Three
The country seems to be trembling at the edge of a terrible cataclysm—or, for the hopeful, an inspiring transformation.

Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore Ousted, Army Says

Why Republicans Always Get Away With It, MSNBC Edition

On Proposed Mega-Pipeline, Tar Sands Opponents Vow: "It's Not Going to Happen"

Big Oil Told in Secret: Use Dirty Tricks

How the Christian Right Is Using Hobby Lobby and "Duck Dynasty" to Take Back America
Evangelicals are mobilizing for the midterms.

Reporter Schools Scott Brown on New Hampshire Geography in Debate

Nobel Laureate Malala Donates $50,000 to Gaza
Young Pakistani activist to donate all of World’s Children’s Prize proceeds to UNRWA.

Does Pat Robertson Wear a Hockey Mask and Kill Teen Campers?

GOP Senator Botches Key Obamacare Stat By 900 Percent

Toxic Chemicals, Carcinogens Skyrocket Near Fracking Sites

Texas Voter ID Law Allows Gun License, Not College ID

Rehearsing for Death: A Pre-K Teacher on the Trouble With Lockdown Drills

Lots of Suspense Heading Into Election Day

Charles P. Pierce | The Democrats' Hillary Clinton Problem
To elect a president, we probably ought to have some candidates. Candidates, after all, are choices. So where the hell are our choices? An argument against coronations, cleared fields, and conventional wisdom.

'Tis the Season to Be Frightened
Ebola, Dengue fever, West Nile virus ... Republican ideology created some of these threats in the first place, or managed to make others worse. The climate crisis, which Republicans dismiss en masse, is a key ingredient in all of them.

Mitch McConnell’s Freighted Ties to a Shadowy Shipping Company
After drugs were found aboard the Ping May, a vessel owned by his wife’s family’s company, Colombian authorities are investigating.

The Creationist Freak Out Over the Pope's Evolution Speech Has Begun

7 Big Gun Fights to Watch on Election Day
The NRA and gun control groups are doing major battle in these key races.

Meet South Dakota’s Surprisingly Green Senate Candidate
Unlike other Dems in red states, he wants to fight climate change, Keystone XL, and Big Oil.

Governor Refuses to Say Why He Signed a Rape Gag Rule Into Law

Charleston Daily Mail Fires Writer Who Called Michael Brown an Animal That was Put Down

Galapagos Island Giant Tortoises Stage a Comeback

Israel's Closure of Temple Mount a Declaration of War: Abbas

The Great Kansas Tea Party Disaster

By 2030, American Prisons Will Be Filled With Grandmas and Grandpas

Number of Global Billionaires Has Doubled Since the Financial Crisis

Ebola: California Is Latest State to Impose 21-Day Quarantine for Those Exposed to Ebola

The Act of Voting vs. the Controlling Interests of the American Empire
-- Robert C. Koehler for BuzzFlash at Truthout

While You Were Getting Worked Up Over Oil Prices, This Just Happened to Solar

On Tuesday, Californians Can Take a Big Step Toward Ending Mass Incarceration

William Greider | When Did Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo Go to Medical School?

The Revenge of Mitch McConnell: GOP Senate Will Halt Obama Nominations

50,000 Missing Georgia Voter-Registration Applications? Nothing to See Here
With races for Georgia governor and U.S. Senate neck-and-neck, every vote counts—and civil-rights groups want to know where thousands of new voter-registration applications have gone.

Ferguson Police Brace for New Protests by Spending Thousands on Riot Gear
St Louis County police has spent $172,669 since August on teargas, grenades, pepper balls and other civil disobedience equipment

Unbelievable GOP Statements on Voter Suppression
You would think that making it easier for citizens to vote would be something for everyone in a democracy to celebrate. But the shocking remarks by these six government officials — some of whom will be on the November ballot — tell a different story.

Sweden Recognizes Palestinian State, Hopes Will Revive Peace Process

Blocking the Youth Vote in the South

White House Rejects Insults of Netanyahu

North Dakota Has a Unique Law Protecting Locally Owned Pharmacies—But This Ballot Measure Could Wipe It Out

NRA Reminds Gun-Loving Voters to Fear Everything

No Joke: The Redskins Are Suing Five Native Americans

Charles P. Pierce | Your Daily Ebola

Officer Shot and Killed Psychiatric Patient While Transporting Him to the Hospital

IPCC Report: Six Graphs That Show How We're Changing the World's Climate

Breaking 43 Years of Silence, the Last FBI Burglar Tells the Story of Her Years in the Underground

Billionaires Dominate Campaign Spending, Analysis Shows
Try to contain your shock.

Thirty Percent of the World's Food Wasted

The Fall of the Berlin Wall: 25 Years Later

You Can't Quarantine Stupid: Ebola and Unconstitutional Health Policy

With Homes and Infrastructure Destroyed, a Tough Winter Lies Ahead for Gaza

Five Crazy Conspiracy Theories About Ebola That Conservatives Actually Believe

Daily Stormer Unveils "Anti-Jew Propaganda Offensive" in New Hampshire

How Conservative Christianity Can Warp the Mind
Some religious beliefs can create habitual thought patterns that actually alter brain function, making it difficult for people to heal or grow.

Why Republicans Keep Saying They’re Not Scientists
The refrain is a stopgap between two untenable positions: denial of climate change and the embrace of policies to address it.

PR Advocate for Fracking Urges a Dirty War Against Environmentalists
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Eric Frein: Pennsylvania "Survivalist" Suspect Captured After Weeks on Run
Prosecutors to seek death sentence against 31-year-old Eric Frein over killing of Pennsylvania state trooper outside barracks

Police Officer Leaves Party After Drinking, Runs Over Man in the Road, Leaves the Scene . . . but Will Not Be Criminally Charged

A Mother Who Just Wanted to Know When Her Son Would Eat

Surprise! Controversial Patriot Act Power Now Overwhelmingly Used in Drug Investigations

In Private Papers, a More Candid Tim Geithner Speaks Out
The former Treasury secretary and architect of the Obama administration’s financial rescue sounds more like some of his detractors in papers that were never meant to be public.

Christ Gets Kidnapped by Prosperity Theology
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Greg Palast | Jim Crow Returns
Millions of Minority Voters Threatened by Electoral Purge

Fearing Ebola? Doctors Say Get a Flu Shot

Top 10 Epic Reasons Why Americans Should Give a Sh*t About Voting

Americans Are Working So Hard It’s Actually Killing People

Feds Found Ammonium Nitrate, AK-47 in Militia Leader's Hotel Room

Why Are We Teaching Kids to Shoot Each Other?
The problem with toy weapons

These Maps of California's Water Shortage Are Terrifying

Exonerated: After 29 Years in Prison for a Crime He Did Not Commit, David McCallum Walks to Freedom

Thomas M. Menino, Boston’s Longest Serving Mayor, Has Died at 71

Mexico's 43 Missing Students Are Victims of America's War on Drugs

The Shadow Surveillance State Is Really a Secret Religion

In Democratic Election Ads in South, a Focus on Racial Scars

Samantha Power, Obama’s Atrocity Enabler

Kentucky Woman Doesn't Find Display of Black People Hanging From Her Tree Offensive

See Exclusive Video of Missing Ayotzinapa Students Before Their Disappearance

Good News in a Terrible Year
It’s been a year of globe-spanning horrors, but some recent developments at home and abroad offer reasons for hope.

Secret Manuals Show the Spyware Sold to Despots and Cops Worldwide

People in Burkina Faso Are Taking to the Streets Against a "President for Life"

Lindsey Graham: White Men Will "Do Great" Under My Presidency

David Swanson | No More Wars on Anything

The Military Invasion of My High School
JROTC programs are indoctrinating vulnerable high school students in the science of war -- with disastrous effects.

How Police Brutality Changed Me: "He Crushed His Knee Into My Neck. I Could Hardly Breathe"
I was on the ground before I knew it, knee to my neck. But in an age of social media, would it have even happened?

With US Women Soon Eligible for Combat, the Draft Could Be Next

They Say the Land is "Uninhabited" but Indigenous Communities Disagree

Fanfare Without the Fans
The luxury suites in modern stadiums are reminders that capitalist society values elite consumption over public enjoyment.