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US Running Out of Room to Store Oil; Price Collapse Seen

Darren Wilson Is Cleared of Rights Violations in Ferguson Shooting

The Mad Platform: Takeaways from the CPAC Convention, 2015
-- Steven Jonas for BuzzFlash at Truthout

From "Birth of a Nation" to "American Sniper": In the Dark With Our Eyes Open
''American Sniper'' has exploded on the national scene, sending reverberations back 100 years to D.W. Griffith's ''The Birth of a Nation.''

Mexico Arrests Zetas Cartel Leader Omar Trevino Morales

"They Looked Like ISIS": Masked Raid Led to "Kidnapping" at Chicago Police Site

Oil Company Sues to Overturn San Benito County Fracking Ban; Could Affect Other Counties

Warmest Winter Records Shattered in West, but Reporters Still Won't Say "Climate Change"

Netanyahu's Speech: Mansplaining Iran to Obama

On Free Speech, the Blue Wall, and How to Stop Shooting People
-- Rev. Billy Talen for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Human Rights Activists Remain Behind Bars as Azerbaijan Prepares to Host First European Games

How to Cut the Prison Population by 50 Percent
No, freeing potheads and shoplifters is not enough.

Shots Fired Near NSA Headquarters, Building Damaged by Gunfire

O'Reilly Justifies Fantasies by Making Bellicose Macho Threats
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Another Attempt to Tell the EPA What Science It Can Use From House Republicans

Beyond Keystone
-- Carl Pope of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

A New Magazine for the 1%

Is A Bolder President Obama Emerging Like a Phoenix From the Ashes of the Midterms, Instead of a Lame Duck?

Activist Ai-jen Poo: "We Owe It to Ourselves to Support People's Living"

A Call for Community Review of Rikers Island Jail

GOP: House to Vote on Homeland Security Dept. Bill Without Conditions

"Netanyahu’s knowledge of these risks strengthens the suspicion that his speech today is not aimed at halting the emerging agreement with Iran, but has more local political motives that are difficult to hide."
What’s missing from Netanyahu’s arguments in Washington

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers Takes Aim at Wendy’s

Boehner to Allow Clean Homeland Security Vote

Petraeus Close to Plea Deal Over Giving Classified Data to Lover

Gas Industry’s Solution to Toxic Wastewater: Spray It on Roads

Benjamin Netanyahu’s Long History of Crying Wolf About Iran’s Nuclear Weapons

Insidious Insider Backstabbing Behind the Scenes of Walker’s Casino Betrayal

Violence Caused by Far-Right Extremists Has Surpassed That Caused by Domestic Jihadists, Study Says

Study: Tobacco Kills Two Out Of Three Smokers

Visions of a fallen world: What our crowded, imperiled planet really looks like
A new book skips over the statistics and gets right to the emotional core of overpopulation

Supreme Court takes up highly political Arizona redistricting case

Senator Rand Paul wins straw poll in boost to 2016 presidential prospects

US judge rules Nebraska same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional

Is Your State Trying to Outlaw Vaccine Exemptions?
Legislators in 29 states have introduced bills that would make it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinating their kids.

Tariq Ali: The Time Is Right for a Palace Revolution

Obama’s claim that Keystone XL oil ‘bypasses the U.S.’ earns Four Pinocchios

Hoyer expects Boehner will bring 'clean' Homeland Security bill to vote

Peace and Planet: The Wind and Rain of Nuclear Weapons Abolition

Rep. Aaron Schock used taxpayer money for private plane flight to Bears game

Turning the European Debt Myth Upside-Down
The European debt crisis has little to do with poor budgeting and everything to do with crony capitalism.

Koch Mandates to Cut Education Spending Spread Like a Cancer
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

If Supreme Court rules against Obamacare, states have few options

"Bringing a foreign leader before Congress to challenge a president’s policies is unprecedented."

Introducing David Theo Goldberg's "Sites of Race"

Centrist Dems ready strike against Warren wing

Barbara Mikulski: From Girl Scout to Senator, 7 Things You Might Not Know About the Retiring Senator

Dianne Feinstein: Benjamin Netanyahu 'Arrogant' For Claiming To Speak For All Jews

Morning in Midwood

Postscript: Leonard Nimoy

Our election system’s anti-minority bias is even worse than you think
Since SCOTUS gutted the Voting Rights Act, things have gotten bad - and are getting worse

Austerity Kills: Economic Distress Seen as Culprit in Sharp Rise in Suicide Rate Among Middle-Aged

Three Connections Between Climate Change and Extreme Weather
-- Kelly Levin and C. Forbes Tompkins of EcoWatch for BuzzFlash at Truthout

John Travolta, Joe Biden, and why men touch women's bodies without asking

This is not a democracy: How the 1 percent rigged the game
Money is speech, dollars have more influence than people -- it's time to be honest about the plutocracy we live in

Fracking Brings Big Health Concerns for Workers
Research is making it clear just how hazardous fracking can be for industry workers. Silica and benzene exposure top the list of hazards.

WHIP LIST: Dems skipping Netanyahu speech

Dahr Jamail | The "Mega-Drought Future," Disappearance of Coral Reefs and Our Unwillingness to Listen

Jehovah's Witnesses silencing techniques: as terrifying as child abuse
Elders in my congregation knew that there was a predator in our midst. But they threatened to punish those who spoke out.

Fear Dominates Politics, Media and Human Existence in America - And It’s Getting Worse

New York City mayor marches in gay pre-St. Patrick's parade

LAPD cops fatally shoot unarmed homeless man in skid row altercation after he allegedly reached for cop's gun (Video)

Death on Sevenmile Road
The rush to militarize the US-Mexico border has tragic consequences in Texas.

Oldest Human Fossil Discovered In Ethiopia

Warren: Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch Received $6 Trillion Backdoor Bailout from Fed

The Apache Way: The March to Oak Flat
In the "Copper Triangle" of Arizona, the Apache are fighting to protect their sacred land from mining giant Rio Tinto and Arizona Republicans.

JFK, LSD and the CIA

Arrest Made in Brutal Murder of Black Trans Woman Islan Nettles

Supreme Court Obamacare Fight Over Four Words Could Affect Healthcare for Millions
Challenge with potential to fatally undermine president’s signature legislation sends Democrats scrambling ahead of oral arguments

NSA, Maryland Shootings Possibly Linked

Shellacked on the State Level, Democrats Chart a Way Out of the Wilderness

"Cultural Fascism Has Arrived": How the GOP Blew Its Outreach to Racial Minorities
Incredibly the Republican Party has gone backward on race since George W. Bush. Here's what that means electorally

With Jury Chosen, Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Starts Today
Defense lawyers appeared ready for a trial in which they will present Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as a reluctant participant in the attack.

Canadian Government Pushing First Nations to Give Up Land Rights for Oil and Gas Profits
Harper government organized private meetings between oil firms and Indigenous chiefs to try and gain support for oil and gas pipelines and other investments located on their lands, documents reveal

Moment Of Truth: Is John Roberts Ready to Wreck Obamacare?

Saudi Arabian King Gives Controversial Islamic Cleric Top Award

Science Proves GOP Wrong on Climate Change and National Security

Survey Shows Strong Majority Support Obama Approach on Iran Talks

House Votes To Fund DHS Until Sept. 30 — Without Immigration Curbs

Dishonest White House Response to Warren's Attack on Secret Panels in Trade Deals

20-Week Abortion Ban Sent to West Virginia Governor’s Desk

Police Body-Camera Maker Has Financial Ties to Police Chiefs

Higher Education and the Promise of Insurgent Public Memory

Environmentalists Link Plunge of Monarch Butterfly to Pesticide

Conservative Donors Ripped Off By Conservative Scam Groups
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Villarrica Volcano Erupts in Southern Chile, Thousands Flee

US Democracy Is Doomed

Every Time Winter's Extreme Cold Claims a Life, We Have Failed the Homeless
Severe winter weather is predictable. Governments need to take responsibility for the poor and homeless dying on their streets

Obama’s Military-Force Resolution Sets the Stage for a New Era of Imperialism

Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email as Secretary of State, Perhaps Illegally
Mrs. Clinton did not have a government email address and exclusively used a personal account while she was secretary of state and may have violated federal rules that officials’ correspondence be retained.

Execution of Georgia Woman Postponed; Problem With Drug

Fox News Studio Wandering Monster Table

Why Not Worker Ownership?

Paul Krugman on the Real Meaning of the Walmart Wage Hike
Rampant inequality is a choice.

Samantha Power on Iran nuclear bomb: ‘We will not let it happen’

The Catastrophe Bibi Is Courting
Israel’s prime minister is in Washington to build American support, bolster his re-election campaign, and (clandestinely) push for war on Iran. He should be careful what he wishes for.

Will the F-35A Fighter Bomber Be Based in Burlington, Vermont, in 2020?
A plan to base F-35 fighter bombers in Burlington, Vermont, has been sent into a tailspin, due to contradicting government information about their safety.

Meet the Islamophobic CPAC Mainstage Speaker Behind the ‘Abortion Barbie’ Posters

How One Woman Reacted to China's Terrible Smog

A Drug Kingpin, the CIA, and Prisoners: Freeway Rick Ross and America’s Mass Incarceration Problem
Marc Levin’s documentary "Freeway: Crack in the System" premieres tonight on Al-Jazeera America.

California Supreme Court rejects blanket ban on where sex offenders can live

Gentrification doesn’t fix inner-city schools

With Their Government Silent on Rising Shia Killings, These Pakistanis are Speaking Up

Brazil’s nutrition wisdom: No junk food, no eating alone

Five signs that Cuba is already very much open to Americans
The talks between Havana and Washington may be slow going, but Cuba is clearly emerging from its 1950s time capsule.

Iran's airline passengers are mad and aren't taking it anymore

Eric Braverman Tried to Change the Clinton Foundation. Then He Quit.
Inside the power struggle at Clinton, Inc.

Chewing over a proposal to ban ballpark chaw
Major League Baseball strongly backs a bill that would ban chewing tobacco at parks across California

White House task force calls for increased oversight of police

Venezuela's Continuous Coup

Google gives new meaning to “Orwellian”

The Black Lives Matter Movement Needs the Black Panthers
The Panthers opposed not only police brutality but also the economic injustice of everyday life.

Guns on Campus: Not an Agenda for Women's Safety

How Emulsifiers Are Messing with Our Guts (and Making Us Fat)
Common food ingredients like polysorbate 80, lecithin, and carrageenan interfere with microbes in the gastrointestinal tract, says new study.

Many Doctors Give In When Parents Want to Space Out Vaccines
The vast majority of doctors don’t believe that spacing out childhood immunizations is a good idea, but they’re doing it anyway. Here’s why

Dean Baker | The Federal Reserve Board's Plan to Kill Jobs

American mass transit is dying
Three of the four largest systems in the country have been crippled this winter - and the worst is yet to come.

Iraqi army and militia begin assault on Isis strongholds north of Baghdad
Shia-backed military operation is biggest in Salahuddin since Sunni Islamist radicals seized swaths of northern Iraq last year.

Wrong-Way Obama?
He may be leading us toward economic catastrophe.

Four Reasons Young Americans Should Burn Their Student Loan​s​
-- Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Nurse who contracted Ebola in Dallas to sue hospital she worked in
Nina Pham’s suit accuses the hospital’s parent company, Texas Health Resources, of failing to provide staff with adequate training - and violating her privacy

“New Torture Files”: Declassified Memos Detail Roles of Bush White House and DOJ Officials Who Conspired to Approve Torture

UN nuclear watchdog says pace of Iran's cooperation slow

Kerry and Lavrov hold 'frank discussions' over Ukraine ceasefire
US secretary of state expected to have used meeting in Geneva to warn Russian counterpart of further sanctions against Russia if ceasefire fails to hold.

Georgia’s only woman on death row set to die for husband’s murder despite religious conversion

Iraqi forces try to wrest Tikrit back from ISIS' firm grip

Justice Department to accuse Ferguson police department of making discriminatory stops of blacks