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Bernie Sanders Should Follow FDR's Lead and Create a Brain Trust Now

What Hillary Clinton wants you to forget: Her disastrous record as a war hawk
Clinton gave her support to the Iran deal yesterday, but she also talked like someone ready to start dropping bombs.

There Are Not Enough Jobs, And Austerity Is To Blame

Senior Vatican Priest Fired After Revealing He Is Gay

Russia Allegedly Supplying Weaponry To Iraqi Kurds Fighting ISIS–Through Bagdad

Meet Some Of The LGBT Homeless Youth The Pope Didn't Visit
A staggering 40% of America's homeless youth are LGBT.

Autoworkers reject Chrysler contract, saying they want a bigger piece of the industry’s recovery

Jeb Bush criticized for saying ‘stuff happens’ while discussing school shootings

Clinton, Dems slam Alabama decision to close driver's license offices

From #YoSoy132 to Ayotzinapa: The Criminalization of Youth Under Enrique Peña Nieto

Media Coverage Is ‘a Sort of Advertisement to Mass Murder’

Permanent Peoples' Tribunal Highlights Fracking's Threat to Human Rights

Tar Sands Mining Moves to Utah

Japan to restart second reactor on October 15 under post-Fukushima rule

The GOP's Nativist Summer

Obama, Guns, and the Politics of Hopelessness
The President’s statement on the latest shooting massacre will remind historians where the primary blame lies for an ongoing national disgrace.

How Conservative State "Think Tanks" Will Spin ALEC's 2016 Agenda

Don Blankenship Goes on Trial in Massey Mine Blast That Killed 29
-- Cole Mellino of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Nursing Homes Bill Medicare for Maximum Amounts of Care Even When Patients Don’t Need It

These Are The People Killed By Police In September

William Rivers Pitt | Brick and Mortar: Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Work

There have been more mass shootings this year than days
So far this year, there have been at least 294 mass shooting incidents. There have been 274 days.

Coors Beer Company Markets to Women, Latinos, LGBTQ Communities as Coors Family Attacks Their Rights

The Vatican Clarifies: The Pope's Meeting With Kim Davis Was More of a Pity Thing

Donald Trump Is a True Candidate of the .00001 Percent

Eugene Robinson | The rock-star appeal of Bernie Sanders

Black Lives Matter says it will not disrupt Sunday's Twin Cities Marathon

Oregon Sheriff Handling Massacre Fought the White House on Gun Control After Newtown

Islamophobia Sweeps Across Canada as Conservative Party Supports Veil Ban
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Samsung Responds to the Worker Leukemia Cluster: Why the Samsung Tragedies Matter

Secret Service official wanted to embarrass congressman

The Nearly Abandoned, Historic Hamlets Of Europe May Provide A Solution For The Refugee Crisis

Multiple casualties reported in shooting at Oregon community college

Photographing the first generation of children with openly LGBT parents

Health Experts Applaud New Guidelines for Global HIV Treatment
Treatment must 'move out of clinics and into the communities with mobilized, empowered and engaged people living with HIV'

“Our research work is socially relevant:” An Interview on NGOs in Bolivia with CEDIB’s Marco A. Gandarillas

Despite Brutal Irony, US Accuses Russia of 'Pouring Gasoline on Fire' in Syria

Toxic Algae Outbreak Overwhelms a Polluted Ohio River

EPA tightening limits on smog-causing ozone, citing need to protect public health

Thirty Countries Submitted Their Climate Action Plans in Three Days

This interactive map shows the toxic sites near you

Ky. governor rips Kim Davis lawsuit as 'forlorn'

US House Passes Yet Another Anti-Choice Bill

Bankruptcy Lawyers Strip Cash from Coal Miners’ Health Insurance
Workers often bear the brunt of the coal industry’s decline. One case stands out: 208 Indiana miners, wives and widows whose health care may fall to financial engineering.

They’re Shouting from the Rooftops About Junk Bond Dangers – $2.2 Trillion Too Late

Fire at Thousand Oaks Planned Parenthood office found to be arson

Senate Dems call on Boehner to disband Benghazi panel

Why Wall Street Is Howling Over The Big New Reform Coming Down The Pike

US-backed Syrian rebels say they have been hit by Russian airstrikes
Commander of group that has received CIA training says camp in Idlib province was struck by about 20 missiles in two separate sorties.

Plastic-eating worms to ease pollution problems

Understanding Mass Incarceration - and Bringing It Down: An Interview With James Kilgore

Exposure to traffic-related air pollution a high risk for pregnant women

EPA sets limit for toxic pollutants released into waterways

Marginalizing the Momentum of the BDS Movement

Corruption of the Concept of Religious Freedom: Pope's Support of Kim Davis
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Oklahoma governor halts execution of Richard Glossip due to ‘last minute questions’ about the drugs involved

Why Syrian Refugees in Turkey Are Leaving for Europe

Anti-gay Sentiment Arises During the U.N. General Assembly

Bold Nebraska Victory On Eminent Domain Over TransCanada

Men Start to Make Women’s Struggles Their Own in Argentina

House votes to prevent shutdown

Ted Cruz is toast: It’s not just that he won’t be president — his days in the Senate are numbered, too

FBI: Pot arrests rise to 700,993 in 2014

US pulls spies from China after hack

Edward Snowden just joined Twitter. He's already creating a stir

Will Mitch McConnell Be Resigning Next?

Noam Chomsky on the Potential for Ordinary People to Make Radical Change

Pro-Lifers Embarrassed By Planned Parenthood Hearing, Call It ‘GOP Freak Show’

The Fall of King Coal

US coalition troops sent to Afghan city to help fight the Taliban
For the first time, coalition officials publicly confirmed that they are actively involved in boosting Afghan troops in Kunduz, a city seized by the Taliban a few days ago.

Aden's war devastation shows extent of Yemen's human crisis

Senate passes funding bill to avert government shutdown

Obama’s Self-Deceit
President Obama, who has boasted of ordering military strikes on seven countries, chastised Russia and China for not abiding by the rules of international behavior, a breathtaking example of hypocrisy or self-deceit.

Kissinger poisoned the Middle East: America is living in a quagmire of his making
W made matters worse, but the Middle East's radicalization can all be traced to our support of the Shah of Shahs

Conservatives float (insane idiot) Trey Gowdy as next House majority leader

Russian Pilots Launch First Strikes in Syria, Officials Say

Kentucky clerk Kim Davis in secret meeting with Pope Francis, report says

Georgia inmate Kelly Gissendaner executed

Richard D. Wolff | Why Debates Over the Fed's Interest Rate Miss the Point

Biden entry would boost Bernie Sanders, say Dems

Chicago police and prosecutors caught lying as they cover up their murder of Darius Pinex

Raw Vegan Powerhouses: Spotlight on Venus & Serena Williams

MSF hospital: US condemned over 'horrific bombing' in Afghanistan
Médecins Sans Frontières says up to 20 staff killed in airstrikes that allegedly continued after alarm was raised with US.

Shooting up America: Guns are a national disgrace

Outside of Oregon, a Sadly Typical Day for U.S. Gun Violence

Firefighters’ Union Backs Away From Endorsement of Hillary Clinton

Mexico’s Missing Forty-Three: One Year, Many Lies, and a Theory That Might Make Sense

Details Emerge About Oregon Killer: Conservative Who Loved Guns and Conspiracy Theories
Growing online evidence about the mindset of the shooter, Chris Mercer.

Vatican says private 'audience' in D.C. was with gay ex-student, not Kim Davis

Alabama Toughens Rules for Voting While Black

Solar Energy Sees Eye-Popping Price Drops

Hillary Clinton Lets Big Banks Off the Hook for Financial Crisis

Wyoming Made It Illegal To Take A Photo Of A Polluted Stream. Now They’re Being Sued For It.

Education Secretary Arne Duncan Stepping Down

Shootings Are Enabled by a Gun Cult, but Fostered by a Society That Perpetuates Violence
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

After Execution Stay, Richard Glossip Describes "Torture" Of Ordeal

Number of Americans Killed by Gun Violence Vs. Terrorism Shows Stark Contrast

How Global Warming Makes Overcrowded Prisons Even More Dangerous

Oregon shooting: Gunman had white supremacy leanings and was obsessed with guns, source says

Forget Oregon’s Gunman. Remember the Hero Who Charged Straight at Him

Iran troops to join Syria war, Russia bombs group trained by CIA

You Knew the TPP Was Bad. Here's How It Gets Even Worse

Paul Krugman | Voodoo Never Dies

Eleven dead as US plane crashes at Afghanistan airport

Right-wing hate can't kill widespread love for Planned Parenthood

Pope Francis’ Meeting Wasn’t an Endorsement of Kim Davis, Vatican Says

AFL-CIO Highlights Worker Struggles In Advance Of White House Worker Summit

Yeb Saño Embarks on 930-Mile Walk From Rome to Paris Demanding World Leaders Take Climate Action

Caution, Trolling Ahead: Fossil Fuel Advocates Are Hoping You Fail Their Latest Challenge

The Wet Prince of Bel Air: Who is California’s biggest water guzzler?

A Mother’s Love Does Not Allow Me to Surrender

Groups Challenge Wyoming's 'Downright Un-American' Censorship Laws
State laws place citizen scientists and advocacy groups 'in jeopardy for acting to protect public health, the environment, and animal welfare'

What can the UN do for press freedom?

Rouhani's dual messages and Iran’s security strategy

Private Equity Firm Buys Stake in Texas Wind Farms

Guantánamo's Refugee Dilemma

A few miles away from where the pope addressed Congress, a black community looks for change

Black Parenting Matters: Raising Children in a World of Police Terror

Trumpocrisy: The Donald's Finances and the Art of Ignoring Conflicts and Contradictions

NYPD failing to stop cops who use excessive force: inspector general

The US is getting blindsided: How our imperial arrogance is continuing to wreak havoc

Fukushima: the World’s Never Seen Anything Like This

Cop Threatens Innocent Pregnant Woman and Her Fiancé with a Shotgun for Filming Them

Congress Temporarily Funds Government, Including Planned Parenthood

Warning: Another Attack On Our Postal Service

Exiled Mexicans fear losing homes near bridge

Hurricane Joaquin bears down on Bahamas and could hit US east coast
Storm predicted to turn to north and northwest toward United States late Thursday or Friday, but forecasters still gathering data to determine how it might affect the US.

The FCC Is Voting to Cap Ridiculous Phone Rates in Prison

Lack of local land rights harms fight against poverty, climate change

Many natural World Heritage sites threatened by oil, mining

Vinyl flooring chemical linked to high blood pressure during pregnancy

​US Military Tells Soldiers to Ignore ​Sexual Abuse of Children in Afghanistan
-- Robert C. Koehler for BuzzFlash at Truthout

REDress Project Highlights Missing & Murdered Aboriginal Women

Rank-and-File Teachers Object As Nation's Biggest Union Weighs Early Clinton Endorsement
Mirroring similar rifts within other unions, National Education Association members prepare to protest Sanders snub

Bernie Sanders is the first candidate to reach a million donations this year, says his campaign

Protests To Defend Penobscot Nation Of Ancestral Waterway Rights

Republicans worry new Speaker could face old problems

Oregon Marijuana Shops Begin Sales to Recreational Users

Is Stock Investing for Suckers?

FOIA documents reveal hot spots, fish kills and toxic dumps on Okinawa military base

Okla. officials vote to remove Ten Commandments from courthouse

Senate Democrats Plan Attack on Koch Brothers Ahead of 2016 Race
-- Cole Mellino of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Monsanto Sued by Farm Workers Claiming Roundup Caused Their Cancers
-- Lorraine Chow of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

A Spoiled Deal: How a Dispute Over Dairy Helped Sidetrack the Trans-Pacific Partnership

How Much of Big Pharma's Massive Profits Are Used to Influence Politicians?

Study: Pesticide Exposure Raises Parkinson's Rates Near Gaza Area Farms

Elizabeth Warren Exposes Nexus of Corporate-Financed Studies and Think Tanks
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

GOP leader accidentally tells the truth about Benghazi committee

The Latin America WikiLeaks Files

13 Best Tweets Celebrating Shell Abandoning Arctic Drilling

A Super-PAC Just Halted Its Support for Rand Paul
This could be a sign of bigger trouble for the GOP candidate.

Rand Paul Unloads On Cruz: 'He's Pretty Much Done For' In The Senate

Mahmoud Abbas lists alleged Israeli violations before 'bombshell' UN speech

Bipartisan Criminal Justice Overhaul Proposal Expected As Soon As Thursday, New Mandatory Minimums Included

Reflections of a ‘Master Legislator’
Nineteen interviews with Senator Edward M. Kennedy, along with 170 more with colleagues, aides and others about his 46-year career, were released on Wednesday.