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To End the Anguish, Drop the Death Penalty
In their own words, Bill and Denise Richard - parents of 8-year-old Michael Richard, who was killed - explain their reasoning behind opposing the death penalty in the Marathon bombing case.

GOP Files Bill to Privatize Air Traffic Control

WikiLeaks Creates Searchable Sony Leak Database

Hillary Clinton Said to Hire Former Wall Street Cop as Campaign CFO

Agency Overseeing Obama Trade Deals Filled With Former Trade Lobbyists

Laws Banning Abortion Procedure "Substituting Political Decisions for Medical Decisions"

Scott Walker vs. The World
While the rest of the GOP field plays nice, Scott Walker is very much on the attack—and he’s not making many friends in the process.

Divest From Fossil Fuels Movement Explodes Across the US
-- Cole Mellino of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Food Safety Scientists Have Ties to Big Tobacco

Sick and Tired Workers: An Epidemic of Corporate Greed
-- Walter Brasch for BuzzFlash at Truthout

The Unprecedented Effect on Children When Wounded Parents Return From War
In households nationwide, hundreds of thousands of wounded parents have come home from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, and the everyday toll on children is unprecedented, advocates say.

Right-Wing Group Blamed in Leak of Home Addresses Of "DHS-CIA-FBI Traitors"

US House Passes Estate Tax Repeal Despite Veto Threat

Martin O'Malley Takes Shot at Clinton Over Gay Marriage and Immigration
‘I’m glad Secretary Clinton’s come around to the right positions on these issues,’ top potential challenger says in response to Guardian question

Paul Krugman | That Old-Time Economics

Fighting a Low-Intensity War, Indigenous Tupinamba Recover Their Land in Brazil

A Fourth of Part-Time College Instructors Require Government Financial Aid
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Lawmakers reach deal to move Obama trade agenda

Anti-Choicers Are Going to Take Away Second-Trimester Abortion Without Much Notice

City Of Chicago Moves Forward With $5.5 Million Reparations Package For Jon Burge Torture Victims

Jordan Downs: Toxic Cleanups Underway, but Many Fear It's Too Little, Too Late

Mayor de Blasio, on Midwest Trip, Seeks to Lead a National Shift to the Left

Leading House Democrat Will Oppose TPP Fast Track

Hillary Clinton hires Google executive to be chief technology officer

Beware of keylogging

Overfished Stocks at All-Time Low
-- Anastasia Pantsios for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Marines set for new mission in troubled Central America

House votes to repeal estate tax

Search area for Flight 370 to be doubled if plane not found

Clinton Foundation to Keep Foreign Donors
Board’s decision to continue accepting funding from some countries could become 2016 campaign issue.

Hillary Clinton Lauds Elizabeth Warren’s Efforts at 'Taming' Wall Street

Anti-Semitic violence surged 40% worldwide last year

Minimum Wage Protest Shuts Down McDonald’s

NYPD Arrest 42, Plainclothes Officer Draws Weapon On Protesters

New investigation reveals 3.4M Displaced by World Bank

Dead Men Tell No Tales

Sewer Water Beer Wins Oregon Regulators' Approval

Loretta Lynch supporters stage hunger strike to urge confirmation

Indisputable proof that Republicans are warriors for the aristocracy
GOP contenders are pretending to care about inequality. But it's all for show — and Congress is about to prove it.

Preserving Auschwitz’s Ghastly Inventory

Community Solar Bill Puts Maryland at Forefront of Renewable Energy Policy
-- Jessica Ennis of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Google Charged With Antitrust Violations by Europe

The Chevron Tapes: Secret Videos Reveal Company Hid Pollution in Ecuador

"Fight for 15" Movement: Low-Wage Workers Plan Walkouts, Protests

Tom Hayden: Cuba Has Stood Up to US Hegemony for 55 Years

Hillary Clinton's Likely Planned Chipotle Moment Represents Tawdry Mass Media and Politics
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Blackwater’s Legacy, Beyond Public View

Alzheimer's Breakthrough: Scientists May Have Found Potential Cause of the Disease in the Behavior of Immune Cells - Giving New Hope to Millions

How Hillary Clinton's State Department Sold Fracking to the World

Christie’s Explosive Proposal to Limit Social Security Benefits

What Gun Violence Really Costs
The true cost of gun violence in the US

Louisiana State Police Officers Park Illegally And Get Booted . . . Then Arrest The Parking Attendant And Take Keys To Remove Boot

Missouri National Guard's Term for Ferguson Protesters: "Enemy Forces"

Mike Huckabee to Make Presidential Campaign Announcement on Fox News

Bleeding in Yemen: The Looming Humanitarian Crisis

This Is Where White People Live

Minimum Wage Increases Reduce Economic Inequality Gap, Study Shows
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Deal Reached on Fast-Track Authority for Obama on Trade Pact

Bachmann: End Times Are Here, Thanks Obama

Jeb Bush's Elephant in the Room: Role in "Bush v. Gore" Recount

Killing Africa
An international movement to address the needs of the African diaspora is crucial - not only to address police violence, but to confront imperialism and economic oppression as well.

We Have a Supreme Court that Comforts the Comfortable and Afflicts the Afflicted

As Cities Raise Their Minimum Wage, Where's the Economic Collapse the Right Predicted?

Hillary Clinton Calls for Greater Military Assistance and Financial Aid For Ukraine

Hackable With a Smartphone: Virginia Finally Dumps 100% Unverifiable "AVS WINVote" System

Flint High School Students Take College Tour, Get an Unfortunate Lesson on Racism

Petcoke in Chicago: a Toxic Gift From the Koch Brothers
-- Georgia Kraff for Buzzflash at Truthout

Senate Passes Medicare ‘Doc Fix’ Bill, Including Anti-Choice Language

Why We've Decided to Organize

New Bill Would Help Domestic Violence Survivors Find Shelter for Their Pets Too

Mexico's changing drug war: Can activism succeed where the army can't?

Whitney Museum Protested Over Gas Pipeline Under Building

Wall Street Republicans' dark secret: Hillary Clinton 2016

Minnesota Orchestra returns to Cuba — 85 years later

Chef ticketed, facing $2,000 fine for feeding homeless in San Antonio

Is Bob Menendez the type of public servant we want?

BuzzFeed’s censorship problem

How to Reform the IMF Now

Path Forward on Lynch Nomination Tied to Abortion Language

Black Teen Hangs, Cops Shrug: No Evidence Collected on Lennon Lacy

Supervisors told to falsify reserve deputy's training records; department announces internal review

Fight for $15 swells into largest protest by low-wage workers in US history
Workers in more than 200 cities walked out on jobs or joined protests bankrolled by organized labor on Wednesday in latest bid to raise minimum wage

Small Aircraft Lands On Capitol Hill Lawn, Pilot Taken Into Custody

How “Genetic Surveillance” Will Reveal Your Personal Details

We need to see realistic LGBT people on our screens, not toxic caricatures

South Africa police fire rubber bullets and teargas on anti-immigrant protest
Police disperse 200 protesters in Johannesburg after at least four people killed in xenophobic violence that started two weeks ago in Durban.

Schumer may shatter fundraising records for Democrats

Top US lawmakers to discuss police killings as reform momentum builds
Recent video of police killings of black men galvanises lawmakers into tackling issue as New York congressman asks: ‘What more does Congress need to see?’

Haifa Bay may be declared air pollution-stricken

America’s over-criminalization epidemic: How the prosecution of Atlanta teachers exposes a broken system
The threat of over-criminalization is a nationwide problem with no easy fix, law professor Angela Davis tells Salon.

We Spend Billions to Subsidize McDonald’s and Wal-Mart’s Low Wages
Taxpayers subsidize workers whose employers don’t pay a living wage.

Court Largely Upholds Racial-Profiling Ruling Against Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Democratic Senator Warren Pushes Bank Breakup, Tax Changes

Hotel Industry Spins Wage Hikes as Extreme While CEOs Rake in Millions

Doing the Unthinkable: Giant Gas Pipeline to Flank a New York Nuclear Power Plant

Gay Marriage Still Under Attack by Religious Right Zealots
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

America Is Killing Millions of Birds to Stop the Flu

Mothers at Texas Detention Center Continue to Protest "Horrible" Treatment

Corporate Tax Havens Stiff Taxpayers by $110 Billion a Year

New Bill Would Help Domestic Violence Survivors Find Shelter for Their Pets, Too

Former NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder

Boston Marks Two Years Since Marathon Bombings

NSA and FBI Fight to Retain Spy Powers as Surveillance Law Nears Expiration
Debate reignites on Capitol Hill with Patriot Act section set to expire; Agency representatives secretly meet with members of Congress