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Nonprofit Ordered To Pay $75,000 Over ‘No Pregnancy In The Workplace’ Policy

Deadly Texas floods could herald wet winter in parched California
A brewing El Niño brought deadly downpours to Texas and Oklahoma, but could be just what California needs to temper its drought crisis.

Understanding the Supreme Court Argument on Same-Sex Marriage

New HIV Study Was So Dramatic, It Had To Be Stopped Early

Our Gang Problem Is Bigger Than We Think

Alabama Minister Fined And Sentenced To Probation After She Tries To Marry A Same-Sex Couple

The Press And Bernie Sanders

Why We Need to End Mountaintop Removal Now

Never Say Never: Maryland Fracking Moratorium Becomes Law

Remembering Those Lost On That Awful Day, 102 Flights Up
The observation deck of 1 World Trade Center is gorgeous and breathtaking, and you can’t help but think of those who jumped on 9/11.

Judge disqualifies all 250 prosecutors in Orange County, CA because of widespread corruption

The Desperate Plight of a Declining Superpower

Sepp Blatter attacks critics as he vows to pull Fifa through corruption crisis
Re-elected president also downplays US corruption investigation as he insists he is the right man to reform world football’s governing body.

(Un)documented: the truth about why I'm afraid to fly
Last week, I boarded a plane for the first time since arriving in the US from Slovakia 15 years ago. Despite having all my papers in order, I couldn’t shake the anxiety of all those years I was unable to leave, and the fear of being deported.

Crowds gather for anti-Islam demonstration outside Phoenix mosque

Fraud in Science: the retracted study on attitudes toward gay marriage

Domestic Violence Offenders in Dallas Are Surrendering Guns Under New Program

Leaked Treaty You've Never Heard of Makes Secret Rules for the Internet

California’s Largest Lake Is Drying Up Amid Epic Drought
-- Anastasia Pantsios of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Federal Dollars Are Financing the Water Crisis in the West

The Economist Who Realized How Crazy We Are

Jeb Bush Cozies Up to Coal Industry Barons at Closed-Door Meeting
The $7,500-a-person exclusive golf and fly-fishing retreat will give top coal CEOs – and reliable Republican donors – access to the 2016 presidential hopeful

Pregnant Mom Charlena Cooks Screams "Please Stop" as Cops Wrestle Her to the Ground

Paul Krugman | The Insecure American

Congress Can - and Should - Declassify the TPP

How the Irish Became the World’s Leading Gay Activists
Defying conventional wisdom, the huge win by the Yes Equality campaign involved young and old, rural and urban, Catholic and non-Catholic voters.

The US Militarization of Africa Is Well Underway and Nothing Good Will Come of It

Texas & Alaska Floods: El Nino & Hot Oceans Start a Year of Hellish Weather. It Will Get Worse.

Access to Iran's Military Sites Religiously Banned: Cleric

No Extra Time for FIFA Caribbean Officials as US Justice Department Lays Indictments

Reading the Duggar Police Report

George Pataki announces 2016 presidential campaign

Even Before TPP And TTIP, US Already Being Forced To Change Laws By Trade Agreements

Pentagon plans to arm Sunni fighters vs. ISIS

Taking Action to Combat State-Sanctioned Violence Against Women Worldwide

Activists tell officials to file criminal charges against Plains All American

Lawsuit: Michigan Discriminates Against Transgender People in Issuing State IDs

Ogdensburg woman says border patrol agent shocked her with stun gun (VIDEO)

State's abortion ban illegal, 3 judges rule

A Theology of Liberation to Inspire White Anti-Racist Organizing

Climbing That Ladder: Will Graduate School Help on Capitol Hill?

Immigrants Seeking Asylum in the US Face Insurmountable Obstacles

The Populist Agenda: The Fight for a Just Society

First head of state backs campaign to save the planet

Factory Farms Are a #LoadOfCrap, Says New Report
-- Anastasia Pantsios for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Dahr Jamail | Oscar Lopez Rivera: Will Obama Pardon This Political Prisoner?

Texas floods: cities brace for more as officials warn of rivers overflowing
Houston area gets respite from weather but rain still making way downstream as crews continue searching for nine people feared dead.

The most racially segregated cities in the South

Two fired New Mexico cops could face charges in jail cell beating of handcuffed man (VIDEO)

Have Democrats Pulled Too Far Left?

#SayHerName Shows Black Women Face Police Violence, Too—and Pregnancy and Motherhood Are No Refuge

Putin accuses US of meddling into FIFA affairs

Rivals lash Rand Paul on security

Creating a Nuclear Bomb Free World Today​
-- Robert C. Koehler for Buzzflash at Truthout

Canada wildfires rage on, intensify near oil sands sites

Congressional Republicans are outraged that the EPA wants to protect our drinking water

President Obama asserts power over small waterways

Life After Nebraska’s Death Penalty
How other states dealt with their death rows after killing capital punishment.

Jim Hightower | A Letter Carrier's Special Delivery to Congress
-- Jim Hightower on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Charles Robinson and George Tiller: Two Physicians Who Fought for Justice in a Turbulent Kansas

France's Intifada: Rocking the Casbah, From Paris to Algiers

Verdicts often set before trials take place in Iran’s revolutionary courts

North Carolina Republicans Advance 72-Hour Waiting Period Bill

Deportation Relief Stalled as Court Declines to Lift Injunction

Flight Risk
As climate and habitat change in South Texas, where will all the birds go?

Why don’t Americans feel better about the economy?

Facebook users plan protest against site's 'real name' policy at headquarters
Drag queens, transgender people and others part of #MyNameIs coalition will demand removal of fake name reporting option and clearer appeals process.

Women March for Peace, Reconciliation in Historic Korean Border Crossing
International peace activists travel through heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) from North to South Korea.

Can you tell the difference between Bush and Obama on the Patriot Act?

Dennis Hastert allegedly paid to hide past sexual misconduct
"It has nothing to do with public corruption or a corruption scandal, or to his time in office."

Grassroots organizing shapes North Charleston's response to police killing of Walter Scott

Another Dead Banker – Banker jumps to his death from luxury apartment

Child sex abuse claims shake UN as revelations continue

You’re All Out
A defense attorney uncovers a brazen scheme to manipulate evidence, and prosecutors and police finally get caught.

NSA reformers zero in on the magic number

Keywords in Black Protest: A(n Anti-)Vocabulary

Okinawans Want Their Land Back. Is That So Hard to Understand?

The US Senate's Patriot Act Fail

US Signals Willingness to Widen Role in Fighting Boko Haram in Nigeria

Dennis Hastert’s Rise Was Based on Being the No "Skeletons" Guy - Until This Week

Rick Santorum and Foster Friess: Squeeze That Between Your Knees
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

The US Government Must Address Toxic Chemical Exposure in the Workplace
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

More Than 100 Anti-TPP Events This Week

Mark Crispin Miller: Neoliberalism and Its Impacts on Free Speech, Education and Democracy

Inside the Unlikely Coalition That Just Got the Death Penalty Banned in Nebraska

US Accuses Hastert of Paying to Hide "Misconduct"
Dennis Hastert, the Illinois politician and former House speaker, is accused of lying to the F.B.I. and structuring cash withdrawals to avoid bank reporting requirements.

Great Barrier Reef Spared "in Danger" Listing - for Now

Rising Student Debt Creates an Ivory Tower Only for the Wealthy
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

More Money, Fewer Grasslands: Corn Ethanol's Impact on Rural America

Ohio Lawmakers Urge Easing Wind Power Rules

As stock valuations swell, market outlook sours

Military Accidentally Sends Live Anthrax to As Many As 9 States

Congress Is Probably About To Get A Whole Lot Whiter Thanks To The Supreme Court

Fox News Host Has Outrageous Reason Progressive Ideas Are Getting More Popular

Paradise Lost: What the Texas Floods Swept Away
The Blanco River overflowed its banks in Wimberley, tearing the heart out of the community.

The Assault On LGBT Rights In The Texas Legislature Failed

To Collect Revenue, Some States Put Tax Scofflaws in Virtual 'Stocks'

Bill Moyers: The Challenge of Journalism Is to Survive in the Pressure Cooker of Plutocracy

Amy’s Kitchen moves to fast food

How one N.Y. museum is already prepping for the next big flood

In New Hampshire, Bernie Sanders takes aim at Hillary Clinton on trade

Man Threatens Suicide, Police Kill Him
Justin Way was in bed with a knife. His girlfriend called a non-emergency number to try to get him into a hospital. Minutes later, cops shot him dead.

Can the Democratic Party be used for good?

Look, a Deficit!: How NPR Distracts You From Issues That Will Actually Affect Your Life

Terror on Trial: Family of Drone Victims Vows to Fight German Court Ruling
Faisal bin Ali Jaber, whose relatives were killed in 2012 strike, says he 'will not give up... it is—quite simply—a matter of life and death for us.'

Migrants Between Scylla and Charybdis

Disgusted With Tory Government, Brits March in Force Against Austerity Madness
Buoyed by election win, David Cameron poised to implement harsh cuts.

Given Rampant White-Collar Crime, FIFA Raid Raises Questions About DOJ Priorities

Cleveland Cops Promise to Stop Pistol-Whipping People After DOJ Exposed their Dangerous Habit

Bush's busy role on corporate boards could become 2016 issue

US army says 22 possibly exposed to anthrax at S. Korea base

Faculty call on New York University to reveal Israel investment

Via Campesina denounces the takeover of the World Expo by corporate interests

Progressives Win Big in Spain as ‘Anti-Eviction Crusader’ Ada Colau Is Elected Mayor of Barcelona

Poverty-linked heart risks greatest for poor black women, younger adults

“Every single cop in Cleveland is here”: Arthur Chu’s shocking stories from inside the Tamir Rice/Michael Brelo protests
It wasn't my plan to take to the streets. But when the protest found me, there was only one honorable choice.

The tar sands sell-out