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Here's what happens when John Oliver hosts a 'Monty Python' panel

How To Talk About Bruce Jenner

The Solution to Climate Change Right Under Our Feet
New report spotlights how healthy soil takes CO2 out of the atmosphere to where it helps build climate resiliency.

Same-sex marriage debate forces GOP contenders to tread carefully

So far, NBC News finds Brian Williams embellished at least 11 times

The Washington Post Should Tell You When Its Columnists Are Paid to Disinform You

Clinton's Weak Campaign Finance "Pillar"

Kidnapped at the Border: As unauthorized crossings have grown increasingly perilous, migrant abduction has become a lucrative business.

In Stealth Move, Congress Backs Israeli Right's War on Settlement Boycotts

An 80-Proof Solution to Multiple Sclerosis?

Bill Nye: Climate change is “not something you should be debating or denying”

8 States Dealing With Huge Increases in Fracking Earthquakes

The Clinton cash controversy: What you need to know

Two huge magma chambers spied beneath Yellowstone National Park

20 Years After OKC Bombing, NRA Has Mainstreamed McVeigh's Insurrectionist Idea in Conservative Movement

Cities and States Pay Massive Secret Fees to Wall Street

I am pro-abortion, not just pro-choice: 10 reasons why we must support the procedure and the choice

Nepal earthquake: hundreds of people dead
Rolling coverage of developments in Himalayan nation following 7.9 magnitude quake near Kathmandu

Study: One-Third of Americans Have Less Than $1000 Toward Retirement

Jon Stewart’s Hilarious Take on Oklahoma’s Fracking Earthquakes

Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton: When Political Dynasties Resemble Monarchies

Why Does Money Flow Freely Across Borders but Refugees Die Trying?
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Financial Risk if Buildings Do Not Post "No Guns Allowed" Signs

If Privatizing Education Aggravates Inequality, Why Does the World Bank Support It?

Cell Phone Video Captures Police Officer Killing a Man as He Tried to Hide in a Stack of Lumber

House Committee Approves Fast Track for TPP

Armenia marks centennial of the massacre of 1.5 million

A Drone Program That Has Killed Hundreds Of Civilians Finally Killed Some That The White House Regrets

For the GOP, it's the billionaires' primary

America’s gross political process gets even more obscene: How Jeb Bush is killing campaign finance law
Jeb's move to "outsource" his campaign to a super PAC will likely have long-lasting -- and ugly -- consequences

Police Allegedly Beat Up Defendant — And A Lawyer — Outside Of A Courtroom

Fears Of Contamination Confirmed, North Carolina Residents Warned Not To Drink Their Water

Small cities remain fertile ground for efficiency projects

US to announce plans to reduce agricultural carbon emissions

Five Years After The BP Oil Spill, Gulf Coast Residents Say “BP Hasn’t Made Things Right”

Your Pregnancy May Subject You to Even More Law Enforcement Violence

Confirmed: Oklahoma Earthquakes Caused By Fracking

Loretta Lynch Clears Key Senate Vote

Republicans Vote Against Vitter’s Obamacare Subpoena

Enviros to Elizabeth Warren: Run for president, please!

Cops Runs Stop Sign without Lights or Sirens, Hits Pedestrian, Cutting Off Both Legs, 5 Hospitalized

10 Years Before Freddie Gray, Baltimore Police ‘Accidentally’ Snapped a Perp’s Spine
A man accused of public urination rode in a similar police van, suffered a spinal injury, and died.

150,000 Stand With Peruvian Woman in Fight Against World's Second Largest Gold Mine
-- Erik Hoffner for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Pseudoscience in the Witness Box
The FBI faked an entire field of forensic science.

Will Scott Walker be the First President of the Koch Brothers States of America?
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Advocacy group offers U.S. testing for herbicide feared linked to cancer

Overpopulation, overconsumption – in pictures
How do you raise awareness about population explosion? One group thought that the simplest way would be to show people.

Mark Karlin | The Art of War: Sculpting God, Guns and Drones

Government Sweatshops: A Time for the President to Act

Obama Tells Us What's to Come on Climate, Drought

Michael Brown's family to file wrongful death suit against city of Ferguson
The civil action, due to be announced on Thursday, is likely to be the relatives’ last chance to hold the authorities to account for his death.

Earth Day: scientists say 75% of known fossil fuel reserves must stay in ground
Leading scientists and economists release statement to mark Earth Day in which they urge leaders to keep to commitments to avoid dangerous global warming.

Oh no, my favorite band is a girl band! A refresher on how not to write about women in rock
Because the opposite of "a girl band," apparently, is just "a band."

Unpaid Russian Workers Unite in Protest Against Putin

Trader’s Arrest Raises Concerns About Market Rigging

New York to Investigate Whether Boy Scouts Discriminates Against Hiring Gays

Obama’s ‘Openness’ and Deceit

Big Bank 'Crime of the Century' Results in Guess What? No Jail Time for Anyone
Despite severity of offenses, 'the government concluded that these crimes should be punished only through a financial penalty,' says Public Citizen.

Obama Fires Back At Warren, Liberals Over 'Dishonest' Attacks On Trade Deal

Is America ready for President Graham?

Organizations across Canada oppose government effort to criminalize criticism of Israel

Racial Inequality and the Economics of Social Justice

Indigenous People Occupy Brazil's Legislature, Protesting Bill's Violation of Land Rights

The New Yorker: Five Questions for Hillary Clinton

World group seeks ban on uranium and nuclear power

On The Ground At The Nepalese Earthquake

Baltimore police cite missteps in arrest of Freddie Gray; Hogan asks for calm

Consumer Reports Finds 60% of Raw Shrimp Tested Positive for Bacteria

The Hill's party kicks off WHCD weekend

Long Beach police shoot, wound man after reports of trespassing, graffiti

European officials may be pushing regime change in Greece

Sister Rice Goes After the Bomb
Federal authorities are treating an 85-year-old Catholic nun like a nuclear saboteur.

The Surprise Issue of the 2016 Election?

Inside Obama's drone panopticon: a secret machine with no accountability
An apparatus of official secrecy, built over decades and zealously enforced by Obama, prevents meaningful open scrutiny of ‘signature strikes.'’

Eric Holder Exits Without Bringing Libor or Foreign Exchange Charges Against Citigroup or JPMorgan

California’s Drought Grabs Headlines, But Other States Face Water Woes Too

How GOP Candidates Answered When Asked if They Would Attend a Gay Wedding of Someone They Knew

115 children killed since start of Saudi-led Yemen offensive

Long Beach Police Critically Shoot Young Man for Graffiti and Trespassing

'Spectacularly Good News for Consumers' as Comcast/Time-Warner Mega-Merger Fails

A War Waged From German Soil: US Ramstein Base Key in Drone Attacks

Iran says nuclear talks making gradual headway

US Maps Pinpoint Earthquakes Linked to Fracking

Money in Politics Is Darkening the Future for Millennials

Police union throws a self-pity party in Baltimore: Freddie Gray protesters are a “lynch mob”
As citizens gather to protest yet another black life cut short, police officials act like cops are the real victims.

The Surprising Religious Breakdown Of Same-Sex Marriage Support

Petraeus pleads guilty to mishandling classified material, will face probation

Race is on for 2016 endorsements

Many U.K. Parliament Candidates Pledge to Defy Party Line on Fracking

Australia Again Wages War on Its Own People

Former state Rep. Derrick Smith sentenced to five months for taking bribe

Guatemalan campesinos embrace ancestral farming practices to prevent migration

100 years of denial sparks new student movement pushing for Armenian genocide recognition

Why Won't Obama Let Us Read the TPP?
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Colorado Pro-Choice Advocates: Giving Legal Rights to Fetuses Doesn’t Protect Pregnant Woman

Lupine Allergy. A Danger for the Peanut Allergic traveling To Europe

Ban Ki-Moon Backs Colombian President in Call to Accelerate Peace Process

Warren Weinstein Begged Obama to Save Him Four Years Before U.S. Drone Killed Him

Sony should not be able to tell journalists what to print
If there is something newsworthy in the hacked email trove that WikiLeaks, released the media has the right to tell the public.

On 5th Anniversary Week of BP Disaster -- Another Oil Industry Trick to Keep America Addicted to Oil

Bees may become addicted to nicotine-like pesticides, study finds
Bees have a preference for sugar solutions laced with the pesticides, scientists say, as a separate landmark field trial show neonicotinoids harm bee population.

Wesleyan students demand divestment from prisons, fossil fuels and Israeli occupation

Policing the Police
As the Justice Department pushes reform, some changes don't last.

U.S. counterterrorism operation in January killed two Western hostages, including American Warren Weinstein

China's shadow looms over Senate trade debate

Senate panel approves 'fast track' trade bill

U.S. Funded Industrial Park in Afghanistan Found With Only One Business and No Electricity . . . And Missing Records

Over Sixty Percent Of Americans Support Gay Marriage

Cops are the terrorists in our neighborhood: On Freddie Gray, another victim of police brutality
Where I live, the consequences of misunderstanding a cop could be death. Here's what young black kids need to know.

Toni Morrison interview: on racism, her new novel and Marlon Brando

Senate deal clears way for Loretta Lynch attorney general confirmation vote

Former Egyptian president Mursi jailed for 20 years