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Department of Justice Again Allows Megabanks to Continue Business as Usual
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Nine Times Josh Duggar Lectured People on Family Values Before He Admitted He Was a Child Molester

California Crews Struggle to Contain Nine-Mile Oil Spill With Booms
18 vessels deployed after 105,000 gallons leak into ocean from burst pipeline

Record Dolphin Die-Off Linked to Gulf Oil Spill
-- Anastasia Pantsios of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Kentucky Organizer: Ending White Supremacy Is in Everyone's Interest

"Boys Are Curious": Meet The Duggar Defenders Using Religion to Excuse Fondling Your Sleeping Sister

The Left Matters - Now, More Than Ever
Some leading Democrats seem to have a love-hate relationship with the left. Clearly, the left matters. Why, then, is it so difficult for progressives to get a seat at the table?

Jade Helm 15 Is Not a Federal Takeover: It's Domestic Military Expansion

Gawker Publishes Docs It Says Back Up Explosive Bill O'Reilly Assault Allegations

California Oil Spill Five Times Worse Than Estimated

US to Deliver 2,000 Anti-Tank Weapons to Iraq, Pentagon Says

Duggar Family Spawn/Family Research Council Top Lobbyist Resigns over Molestation Charges

Vermont House Votes to Remove Philosophical Vaccine Exemption

Thousands of Teachers Strike Across Washington State

Wyoming Could Jail You for Taking a Photo That Shows Health Hazards of Ranching
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

At Super Bowl of Energy, Industry Fixates On Expanded Fracking and Lifting Oil Export Ban

Cancer charities' $187 million in donations paid for luxuries and fundraisers, feds say

3 Army officers should be disciplined for wasteful spending in Afghanistan

House Members Living in Their Offices Rent-Free Adds Up

The Dirtiest Details On DEA Men Accused Of Secretly Running A Jersey Strip Club

There’s an app for that: How NSA, allies exploit mobile app stores

The Price Of Nice Hair

In Historic Vote, Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Veterans Medical Marijuana Amendment

Vancouver ranks lowest for solar energy policies
City is reviewing fee structure for home installation of solar systems.

Meet the Ugandan peasant grandmother who terrifies her president

Dahr Jamail | Destroying What Remains: How the US Navy Plans to War Game the Arctic

Why We Should Stop Talking about the Founding Fathers

Texas Legislators Are Putting Pregnant Teens in Harm’s Way

JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon Deals With His Bank’s Felony Charge – Badly

Sanders threatens to crowd out O’Malley

Should I cut down my tree to save water in the drought?

Senate Advances Fast-Track For Obama Trade Deals

The media’s reaction to Seymour Hersh’s bin Laden scoop has been disgraceful

The Women’s Court: A Feminist Approach to Justice

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: A Threat To Global Health?

Why Israel Should Not Exist
An Illegitimate Consequence of Western Imperialism.

We Should Have Zero Tolerance for Zero Tolerance in Our Schools
-- Robert C. Koehler for Buzzflash at Truthout

The United States Liberated Puerto Rico Only to Brutally Colonize It

The unbearable whiteness of the Letterman farewells: Let this truly be the end of a show-business era
George Clooney, Tom Hanks, Eddie Vedder, Bob Dylan — Letterman's final shows don't really look like showbiz today.

McConnell sets up Saturday Senate votes on NSA

McDonald's workers descend on headquarters to protest 'poverty wages'
Employees chant ‘We work, we sweat, put $15 in our cheque’ in biggest protest by low-wage workers as board faces angry shareholders inside closed meetings.

New York Jails Cost Twice As Much As What The City Says They Cost

Death penalty repeal passes with enough support to override expected veto by Gov. Ricketts

How many years make a life sentence for a teenager?

Missouri Fines Aetna for Not Charging Women Enough for Abortions

Cops Shoot Unarmed Men for Stealing Beer

Saudi Oil Minister: "Fossil Fuels Doomed, We're Switching to Solar"

Boondoggle HQ: The $25 Million Building in Afghanistan Nobody Needed

Biker Gangs, Tamir Rice, and the Rise of White Fragility

Boy Scouts’ President Calls for End to Ban on Gay Leaders

Matt Taibbi: World's Largest Banks Admit to Massive Global Financial Crimes, but Escape Jail (Again)

Obama's New Personal Twitter Account Meets Wave of Racist Tweets

Workers Deliver 1.4 Million Petition Signatures for $15 and a Union to McDonald’s Shareholders

California Oil Spill: Biologists Eyeing Extent of Damage to Waters, Wildlife

Israel's New Deputy Foreign Minister: "This Land Is Ours. All of It Is Ours"

The CIA Is Shuttering a Secretive Climate Research Program
Scientists used the Medea program to study how global warming could worsen conflict. Now that project has come to an end.

NH Senate Votes to End Medicaid Expansion and Leave 40,000 Stranded Without Insurance

Baltimore Grand Jury Indicts Six Officers in Freddie Gray's Death

Yes, Bush Lied

Bare-Breasted Women Stop Traffic to Protest Police Killings of Black Women

What Americans Know About The Gap Between The Rich And The Poor

China’s air force flies over Miyako Strait near Japanese island for the first time

Pregnancy and Childbirth Still Kill Too Many Women in Latin America

Ted Cruz Asks Reporters If 'The Left' Is 'Obsessed With Sex'

Despite advances, the trans struggle for justice behind bars is just beginning

Major Study On Marriage Equality Was A Fraud

Why Some Kids Go to Prison for No Reason and Some Kids Go to College No Matter How Badly They Act

"Something Better" Than Detention for Immigrants?

Boston was just named the top city in the country for saving energy — here’s why

House Passes Problematic Human Trafficking Bill

The Renewable Energy Industry Added Over a Million Jobs Last Year

Indiana Cops Arrest Man for Asking for Their Badge Number

Chipotle Under Attack for Going GMO Free

President Obama: Climate Change Is an ‘Immediate Risk to Our National Security’

Under Banner of 'Black Women and Girls Matter,' Wave of Protests to Sweep Country
'The call is for anyone who cares about police violence against black people to also show up for black women and girls,' says organizer.

North Carolina Judge Says No to Fracking
-- Anastasia Pantsios for BuzzFlash at Truthout

U.S. Military Sexual Assault Victims Threatened With Violence, ‘Friendly Fire’

The Art of the Gouge
Shocking New Report by NYU Faculty Details How NYU Bilks Billions from Its Students to Finance Real Estate and Pay for Top Executives

Southwest Airlines baggage handlers ran alleged marijuana ring from Oakland
Federal affidavit says employees carried duffels containing bags of the drug into airport and handed them to passengers who had been through TSA checkpoints.

Who Gets Baby? Wealthy Couple Fights Over Custody Of Piano In New York Apartment

Obama Says Climate Change Endangers National Security
President says extreme weather and rising seas increase risk of global instability and conflict.

Scott Walker conveniently redefines “flip-flop” to excuse himself from all flip-flopping accusations
The Wisconsin governor argues that he hasn't flip-flopped on "amnesty" because he's never voted on it.

Sexual assault is an epidemic. Only the most committed apologist can deny it
Yet another study reports that 1 in 5 women will be assaulted while attending university. But some people don’t want to see the truth.

France launches new UN effort to undermine Palestinian rights

Jeb Bush: climate is changing but human role is 'convoluted'
Former Florida governor casts doubt on causes of climate change despite the world’s top climate scientists saying humans are unequivocally to blame.

Synthetic turf fields raise concerns in Marshfield

Flame retardants may be coming off of furniture, but they're still in your TV sets
Despite cases of flaming laptops and recalls, opponents argue flame-retardant chemicals are being overused in electronics and may put health at risk.

Progressive Groups Rally Behind Sanders' Plan to Tax 1% and Fund Higher Education
Robin Hood tax "is the hallmark of a civilized society and a more just nation," says National Nurses United