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Two men were convicted of raping their daughters. One got a 60-day sentence. The other is to serve 1,503 years.

Pushing Politics to Extract Payments
-- Walter Brasch for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Bernie Sanders Says WikiLeaks Would Find ‘Less Than Flattering’ Things About Clinton In His Emails

New Layers of Dirt on Charter Schools
-- Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout

The TPP and Free Trade: Time to Retake the English Language
Protections in the Trans-Pacific Partnership do more to impede free trade than the modest reductions in tariffs do to promote free trade.

William Rivers Pitt | Stop the Bombing, Stop the Wars

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline Could Be the East Coast's Dakota Access Pipeline

Why US Cut Poll Observers, Despite Fear of Intimidation
A decision to send observers to only four states worries civil rights advocates, but officials say their hands are tied by a Supreme Court ruling.

Venezuelan Congress Declares That Maduro Has Staged a Coup

The Stories Behind America’s Transgender Progress In The Law

A Potential Disaster for Republicans

Luntz: Some Trump Voters Won't Vote Republican Down Ballot To Send Message To Establishment

Secret requests to conduct electronic surveillance surges in federal courts
But only one in a thousand of applications from law enforcement ever becomes public

After Prison, the Exonerated Face a Different Kind of Hell
"We open the door and let them out and mostly turn our backs on them."

Murder of Brazil official marks new low in war on Amazon environmentalists
Luiz Alberto Araújo, a local government official in Pará state, was gunned down in front of his family: ‘It sends a message that no one is untouchable’

Gordon Hamilton, Climate Scientist, Dies in Accident in Antarctica

The 3,000 Other Elections: Trump May Help Democrats Win Back State Legislatures

Venezuela's Economic Crisis: Does It Mean That the Left Has Failed?

Mental health issues raised by immigration advocates

Scott Walker Backers Defend Lead and Wisconsin's Poisoned Politics

Mexico's bloodshed keeps getting worse — homicides hit a new high for the 3rd month in a row

Human Rights E-Carceration: The Problematic World of Being On an Electronic Monitor

Trump threatens to sue women accusing him

It Isn’t Just Donald Trump. The Bush Campaign Plotted to Reject Election Results in 2000

The Smearing of Donald Trump’s Accusers

23 numbers to know about Election 2016
New facts, figures and curiosities that help explain a wild campaign.

More than 100 people treated after chemical leak in Atchison, Kansas

Trump's Views on Science Are Shockingly Ignorant
His statements show a disregard for science that is alarming in a candidate for high office.

Peter Thiel, who gave $1.25 million to Trump, has called date rape 'belated regret'

North Carolina counties slashed their early voting hours and now this is what the lines look like

After Hurricane Matthew, Haitians Hope for Change in US Policy

Private Prison Companies Continue Giving to Senate Candidates
Geo Group's campaign contributions have increased sixfold since 2012.

North Dakota Police "Out of Control" in Crackdown on Dakota Access Pipeline Protests

Media’s Debate Agenda: Push Russia, ISIS, Taxes; Downplay Climate, Poverty, Campaign Finance

The WikiLeaks Emails Reveal Why Hillary Clinton Wouldn't Support a Carbon Tax

Could a Socialist Plot Save the Planet?
Nationalization could slow the climate crisis. But email leaks show how hard a sell it will be to a Clinton administration.

Clinton up by 12 points in ABC News poll

The Election That Killed Foreign Policy

Blackwater Founder Erik Prince, Who Got Rich Off of Iraq, Now Backs "Anti-War" Donald Trump

Trump Foundation Paid Activist Filmmaker James O'Keefe

'Stakes Are Getting Higher': 83 People Arrested, Maced in North Dakota

Why Are Police the Priority in Rahm Emanuel's Chicago?

Here’s how to fight Trump’s ballot bullies

Almost no one attended Curt Schilling’s Trump rally in Boston

56 memorable moments from a wild presidential race

Former Egyptian President Mursi Sentenced to 20 Years

Arizona Residents Call Trump’s Wall a ‘Waste of Money’

Mexico Arrests Police Chief Linked to Ayotzinapa Disappearances

AT&T clinches deal for Time Warner in the latest massive media merger

Lawsuit Seeks to Halt New York Subsidies for Upstate Nuclear Plants

Buoyed by rising polls, Clinton shifts to a new target: the House and Senate

Major New Court Ruling Says “Even The President” Can’t Declare Torture Lawful

Donald Trump jokes that it’s okay for his supporters to commit voter fraud

Private Eyes: The Little-Known Company That Enables Worldwide Mass Surveillance

The Democrats are likely to win a majority of House votes, but not a majority of House seats. Again

Lobbyists, campaign cash help drug industry stymie bid to restrain Medicare prescription costs

Tell World Leaders to Kick Big Polluters out of Climate Policy!

Journalists shower Hillary Clinton with campaign cash

A new generation of Black activists are fighting the new Jim Crow

UK oil companies set to drill in the Arctic

The great CETA swindle

Black Is Back Coalition to Hold a People’s Convention on Self-Determination

Black Wealth in the US Hardly Exists

What is the gender pay gap and is it real?

Green Investment Bank buyer backs fracking and coal

UN Food and Agriculture Report Stresses Climate but Ignores Industrial Agriculture

Prosecutors for the Petrocrats Try to Imprison the Media

Norway’s Arctic oil approvals fly in the face of Paris Agreement

South Carolina Officials Rescind ‘Spousal Consent’ Proposal After Outcry

Court rules Kinder Morgan can’t use eminent domain for pipeline

Q&A: Land Degradation Could Force 135 Million to Migrate in Next 30 Years

President Obama Is Running Out of Time to Prevent Chemical Disasters

Houston, we've got a problem: Trump could cost Republicans Texas, polls find
Polling shows Hillary Clinton within the margin of error in the Lone Star state, an unthinkable development years ahead of the party’s most optimistic hopes

'I Was Doing My Job': Climate Reporter Facing 45 Years Speaks Out

Sen. Joe Heck's rejection of Trump imperils Nevada Senate race

Dutch Development Bank Denies Legitimacy of Indigenous Honduran Spirituality

Bush v. Gore lawyer: Trump's dangerous nonsense

Asian Americans a key swing vote in the battleground state of North Carolina

Iraqi Forces Met With New ISIS Tactics Means A Longer, Fatal Fight For Mosul

For the Record's Week in Review: Trump sees election as 2000 2.0

Hurricane Matthew's unfolding environmental disaster

Bernie Sanders taps his donor network to raise nearly $2 million in two days for House, Senate contenders

Thousands of California soldiers forced to repay enlistment bonuses a decade after going to war

Election May Be a Turning Point for Legal Marijuana
Opinion polls point to the possibility that voters in California and four other states will legalize marijuana in what some call a vast experiment in public health.

I Went to a Trump Rally Expecting Violence, What I Found Was Quiet Desperation
Reality is setting in.

Is this the end for the International Criminal Court?
The threatened departure of South Africa, one of the founding fathers of the International Criminal Court, feels like Africa's Brexit moment

Push to delay speaker election puts Ryan in political jam

Three Massive Mergers -- Millions for One Bank and a Disaster for Food, Water and Climate

Struggling to Serve at the Nation’s Richest University
We Harvard dining hall workers are on strike because we can’t afford to pay more for health care.

"We've Never Seen the Government Stand Up to the Fossil Fuel Industry": Tim DeChristopher on Our Climate Future

Tom Hayden, 1960s radical who became champion of liberal causes, dies at 76

Cops Fatally Shoot Pregnant Native American Woman On Tribal Land

Police Murders of Native Americans Are Grossly Underreported

Fives of People Show Up For Curt Schilling’s Sad Donald Trump Rally

Obama turns his wrath on GOP Senate hopefuls

How I Found Heaven in a Public Hospital
Britain’s National Health Service is a cosmopolitan, welfare-state utopia—one that conservatives everywhere want to abolish.

Paul Krugman: It’s Trump’s Party

Section of damaged pipeline removed after 55,000 gallons of gasoline spill into Susquehanna

Hundreds in Los Angeles protest climate change, North Dakota pipeline

The United States Has Still Not Acknowledged It Committed Genocide Against Indigenous Peoples

Pennsylvania Ruling on Eminent Domain Puts Contentious Pipeline Project on Alert

Brown administration applies for permit to take endangered species in Delta Tunnels

84, and living in fear: Mexican LGBTQ residents still face backlash, even after reforms

Electric car revolution may drive oil ‘investor death spiral’

From Higher Education to Water Treatment, Financialization Is Harming Our Economy

Colombian Women Say Yes to Peace

"I Work Like an Independent Worker, and I Feel Happy"

Detroit incinerator is hotspot for health problems, environmentalists claim

Tensions high inside 'Jungle' refugee camp as demolition nears

Lawsuit: ICE Withholding Information on Asylum Seekers

Appeals court considers claim against agent in fatal cross-border shooting

Yemen war resumes as both sides ignore UN call to extend ceasefire

Kentucky Supreme Court strikes down city’s minimum wage hike

People are hunting primates, bats, and other mammals to extinction

Meet the people Trump referred to as “bad hombres” 
Many of whom are victims of a harsh system and the unforgiving nature of American immigration law.

How mega-donors helped raise $1 billion for Hillary Clinton

The Student Protests Roiling South Africa
What began as a dispute over university fees has become a referendum on the government’s failure to redress the imbalances wrought by apartheid.

Factory Farms Get Bigger, Pollution Grows, but Regulators Don't Even Know Where They Are

Evidence Is Mounting That a Koch Brothers-Owned Paper Plant Is Poisoning People in Arkansas (Video)

Poll: Clinton far ahead in Electoral College race

New research shows 8 percent of African-Americans are disenfranchised by prison voting bans

Watch Donald Trump Praise Hillary and Bill Clinton in Uncovered Tape

Reckitt Benckiser sued by 35 US states for 'profiteering' from opioid treatment

We Are Living in the Golden Age of Defense Waste and Corruption; Trump Will Make It Much Worse

Ari Berman on Rigging Elections, Dean Baker on the Debt Bogeyman

Florida Ballot Measure Could Halt Rooftop Solar, but Do Voters Know That?

Whoops: Pro-Donald Trump super PAC publishes donor credit card numbers

“I was in the rescue boat with them. I saw the dead bodies”: Documentary “Fire at Sea” captures the heartbreak of the migrant crisis

Watch Out For The Coming Corporate Tax-Break Trickery

'Unprecedented': Poll Shows Half of Republicans Would Reject Clinton Win

Sunoco rep says 55,000 gallons of gas spills into Susquehanna River tributary

‘If I could afford to leave, I would.’ In Flint, a water crisis with no end in sight

'High threat' Texas border busts aren't always

Trump outlines first 100 days

In the UK, Theresa May ‘raiding’ childcare fund for poor families to fulfill election promise

The alcohol industry is bankrolling ads to scare you about legal pot

Thousands of California soldiers forced to repay enlistment bonuses a decade after going to war

Donald Trump Is Deplorable, Racist, and Islamophobic
But Please Don't Call Him "Crazy"

What the presidential candidates’ data can tell us about Trump and Clinton

Urban beekeepers in Toronto help pollinators make the most of city life

A Philippine Police Van Brutally Runs Over Indigenous and Minority Protesters Calling for Their Rights

South African students resume their fight and face repression

El Salvador wins long-running legal fight with Pacific Rim mining companyEl Salvador wins long-running legal fight with Pacific Rim mining company

Disabled people lead the fight against austerity

FirstEnergy ‘bailout’ raises questions of corporate separation

How Democracy Collaborative Will Create 50 Million Employee Owners by 2050

Students in the UK prepare for a new wave of rent strikes

Former Army Base Could Become World's First Sharing Economy Mega Commune

Little Lobbyists for Big Change
A team of amazing kids battle lead contamination

Black Doctors Charge Medical Racial Profiling

Letter from The Hague: The Long March

Inspector General says Reclamation wasted $32.2 million on Klamath irrigators

13-year-old student gets leg amputated after school official beats him in angry rampage

“All the black and brown people have to leave”: Trump’s scary impact on how kids think

Judge: Mississippi Can’t Block Medicaid Funds for Planned Parenthood

To the 4 white male policemen who beat me for checking the health of a sick black man in their custody…

Dangerous Metals Found in Latest Duke Energy Coal Ash Spill

Appeals Court Reinstates Torture Case Against Infamous Military Contractor

Mohamed Morsi: Former Egyptian president has 20-year sentence upheld

'Unforgivable': Women Blockade Trump Campaign Offices Nationwide
'We are putting all politicians on notice: Get ready to be held accountable to our priorities and demands'

Noam Chomsky on the Perils of Market-Driven Education

Hackers Used Your Vulnerable Tech To Throttle The Internet

How the Chicago Police Department Covered Up for a Gang of Criminal Cops

Why Is North Dakota Attempting to Mandate Who Should Report on Pipeline Protests?

Is Georgia turning blue?