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Israel Continues to Bombard and Cause Deaths in Gaza

Pacific Bluefin Tuna Population at Brink of Collapse

William Rivers Pitt | The Lost, Lingering Legacy of Robert F. Kennedy

A “Nationwide Gentrification Effect” Is Segregating Us by Education

Walmart Planned for Endangered Forest Lands in South Florida

Martin O’Malley: Don’t Send Kids to "Certain Death"

NSA Targeting: 'Nobody Is Safe When One Group Is Singled Out'

The Hobby Lobby Shock: It's High Time for an Equal Rights Amendment
The supreme court's decision on birth control provisions in favor of religious corporate owners shows the constitution still does not protect women's rights – which were overdue in the 1970s

First Woman Arrested Under Tennessee Pregnancy Criminalization Law, for a Drug Not Covered Under the Law

The Minimum Wage For Tipped Workers Hasn’t Increased Since the Fall of the Soviet Union

Global Energy Markets Reach Tipping Point, Giving Renewables an Edge

More Than $6.5 Trillion Lost in US Income Due to Tax Cuts for the Rich
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

FBI Monitored Nelson Mandela in 1990s Over Perceived Communist Threat
Previously classified documents show federal agents continued to monitor Mandela and ANC even after his release from prison

Australians Got a Glimpse of How Awesome Solar Power Can Be Last Week

Matthew Hagee Says Obamacare Is Conditioning People to Accept the Mark of the Beast

Spying on Innocents

Ben & Jerry's Co-Founder Would Rather Fight GMO Battle in the States

West Virginia Chemical Spill Company Fined $11,000 After Causing at Least $61 Million in Damages

ISIS Fights Its Way Into Army Base NE of Baghdad

What We Don't Talk About When We Don't Talk About Abortion

New Gun-Control Fight Brewing in the Senate

Iraq Conflict: Kurds Seize Two Oil Fields in North

SPLC Report: "Bundy ranch standoff was highly coordinated, reflecting threat of larger far-right militia movement"

Judge Rules Florida Illegally Redrew Districts to Benefit GOP

Mitch McConnell Runs Away From Paul Ryan
Three years ago, the Senate minority leader was a champion of Ryan's squeeze-the-poor budget plan. Now, as he fights for reelection, he's trying to distance himself from it.

NSA Chief Knew of Snowden File Destruction by Guardian in UK
Revelation contrasts markedly with White House efforts to distance itself from UK government pressure to destroy disks

US Officials: Terrorist Seizure of Nuclear Materials in Iraq of Minimal Concern

Phil Donahue’s Vindication: Media Icon Unloads on Fox, Cheney and What Happened at MSNBC
Legendary TV host was fired for opposing Iraq war. Here's how he feels seeing the return of those who got it wrong

Planet Irony: SCOTUS Buffer Zone Ruling Could Protect Environmental and Anti-War Protesters
-- Jacqueline Marcus for BuzzFlash at Truthout

The 25th Hour: Still Living With Jack Bauer in a Terrified New American World

A Fracking Boondoggle

Pelosi: "We Should Be Afraid of This Court"
Americans should live in fear of the Supreme Court, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday.

ABC World News Misidentifies Photo of Palestinians as Suffering Israelis

Elizabeth Warren and Others Seek to Stop Supreme Court From Legislating From Bench on Contraception
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

A Win for the Caring Economy in Massachusetts

Not Just Bees: Controversial Pesticides Linked to Bird Declines

Birth Control Saves Money. Lots of It.

Have We Gone From a Post-War to a Pre-War World?

You May Be Denying Climate Change, But The US Military Isn't

SATIRE: Obama Blamed for Saving the Economy

New York Magazine Covers Truthout's Story on Police Rape
"Police-Perpetrated Rape, Your New Horrifying Nightmare to Worry About"

NSA "Bombshell": Agency Spied on Prominent American Citizens

Twenty-First-Century Energy Wars
Global conflicts are increasingly fueled by the desire for oil and natural gas -- and the funds they generate.

Texas Sheriff Wants Criminal Charges Against Fracking Polluter

Why Did America’s Only Pot Researcher Suddenly Get Fired?
After years of trying, Dr. Sue Sisley got approval for a groundbreaking study of marijuana as a treatment for PTSD. Three months later, she was out of a job.

Spring Shooting: Six Killed in Suburban Houston, Including Four Children
Man surrenders to police after two adults and three children died at the scene, with a fourth child later dying in hospital

Mexico’s Oil Privatization: Risky Business

NYT Protects the Fogh Machine
In crises ranging from the Iraq War to civil conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, the New York Times has steadily transformed itself into a propaganda organ, promoting false U.S. government narratives rather than providing objective information to its readers.

These Craftivists Are Making A Statement—With Knitting

Gunners Can Carry Firearms Openly in Voting Sites in Alabama

Israel Widens Air Attack, Gaza Death Toll Tops 125

This Road Work Made Possible by Underfunding Pensions

As Rockets Rain on Gaza, Facebook Does Nothing to Stop Hate Speech Against Palestinians

Arpaio: 'My Tents Are Like Hilton Hotels'

Outrage Turns to Satire After ABC News Misidentifies Palestinian Victims

World of Resistance Report: Financial Institutions Fear Global Revolution

The Union vs. Corporate Showdown Has Officially Begun

The Most Creative Ways That People Are Protesting the Hobby Lobby Ruling

SATIRE: Creationists Revise History - Earth Is Over 60 Years Old

By Asking For His Wallet Back, a Gitmo Detainee May Have Revealed US War Crimes

How Hot Will Future Summers Be in Your City?
A new tool lets you see how hot it's going to get in your neck of the woods if we don't do anything about climate change.

Racial Profiling Reported in NSA, FBI Surveillance
Prominent Muslim-Americans were targeted by government surveillance, reports say.

UN Human Rights Chief Doubts Legality of Israeli Air Campaign

Eugene Robinson | The Overriding Necessity for Immediate Immigration Reform
-- Eugene Robinson on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Right-Wing "Populism" Is a Joke: Poor-Bashing, Immigrant-Hating and a Revolting Agenda
From Sarah Palin to Pat Buchanan, here's what it really means when they speak to "the American worker"

Detroiters Put Bodies on the Line to Stop Privatization of Their Water

Put Your Money Where Your Earth Is

The Loathsome Legacy of Dick Cheney, Part II
-- Steven Jonas MD, MPH for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Why the Suspected Texas Shooter's Domestic-Violence History Didn't Keep Him From Owning Guns
Our investigation shows that in most states, laws do little to keep attackers from having firearms.

Group Representing Half a Billion Christians Says It Will No Longer Support Fossil Fuels

Ted Cruz Launches Senate Fight to Auction Off America’s Public Lands

Paul Krugman | Who Wants a Depression?

How to Save Nigeria’s Stolen Girls
Three months after their kidnapping, the girls remain in captivity under difficult and inhumane conditions. A viral hashtag is a fever that breaks quickly.

Digital Rights Groups Warn TPP Will Force "Policing" of Internet Users

The Deported LA Gangs Behind This Border Kid Crisis
Tens of thousands of Honduran thugs have been flown home on Con Air since 2001. Now, what they learned on US streets with the monstrous MS-13 and MS-18 has sent children fleeing north.

Uninsured Rate Plummets Under Affordable Care Act

Paul Krugman | The Trouble With Dynasties

Here's One Way to Land on the NSA's Watch List
If you downloaded the privacy software Tor during 2011, the NSA may have scooped up your computer's IP address and flagged you for further monitoring.

Monsanto's Herbicide Linked to Fatal Kidney Disease Epidemic: Could It Topple the Company?

The Lawless Religious Right: Time to Stop Caving to Their Ridiculous Tantrums

Gun Fight Upends Hunting Bill

New Documents Prove Charles Koch Was John Birch Society Member During Civil Rights Movement

Ten Supreme Court Rulings - Before Hobby Lobby - That Turned Corporations Into People
Last week's decision is the latest in a 200-year-long line of rulings giving businesses the same rights as humans.

Brazilian Police Say These Two Men Had Explosives During an Anti-World Cup Protest. Photos and Videos Tell a Different Story
Brazilians activists are using photos and videos to show that police have allegedly forged evidence to incriminate two protesters arrested in São Paulo at the end of an anti-World Cup protest.

US Industrial Safety Lags Alarmingly Behind Developed World

Anger Over Senate’s Torture Report Fades to Silence

A Vital Civil Rights Movement to Confront the Corporate Ownership of Democracy
-- Robert C. Koehler for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Justice Alito Denies County Clerk Request -- Pennsylvania Marriage Equality Secured

Bloody Gaza Onslaught Built on Foundation of Politics and Lies

In Wake of Hobby Lobby, LGBT Community Braces for "Pandora's Box" of Discrimination

Debunking 8 Myths About Why Central American Children Are Migrating
‘Lax enforcement’ is not the culprit—U.S. trade and immigration policies are. The failure of Central America's economies is largely due to the North American and Central American Free Trade Agreements and their accompanying economic changes.

Germany Asks CIA Station Chief to Leave Over Spy Row

Relentless Bombing of Gaza Continues: Israel Kills Media Worker, Nine People Watching World Cup on Beach

Fleeing Gangs, Children Head to US Border
An increase in gang-related killings of children is driving the surge of of young Central Americans to the United States.

Science Was Irrelevant in Hobby Lobby Decision and That's the Fault of Congress
When Supreme Court justices suggested in March that certain forms of birth control were abortion-inducing, nobody stood up to point out that the claim by Hobby Lobby lacked support within the medical community.

Why We Need an Immediate Moratorium on Gold Mining