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NYPD undercover cop fires at suspect armed with fake gun, fatally shoots bystander

A Toxic Chemical Ruined the Lives of These People and It's Probably in Your Blood
DuPont literally poisoned the world and is still trying to cover it up.

Refugees are human. This simple fact seems to have been forgotten.
It is horrific that people are drowning and suffocating to reach safety. These stories should be a reminder that migrants are not just statistics.

Julian Assange told Edward Snowden not to seek asylum in Latin America
WikiLeaks founder says he told the NSA whistleblower he could be kidnapped or killed, and that he was better off sheltering in Russia despite negative PR.

Death of man with mental illness in Virginia jail prompts police probe
Jailed for petty theft, Jamycheal Mitchell, 24, was never moved to mental hospital despite a judge's order.

Fight for $15: The strategist going to war to make McDonald's pay

There Aren't Enough Firefighters to Stop the Western US From Burning
An unprecedented 32,000 men and women are fighting blazes in what could be the most destructive fire season in history.

The US is now averaging more than one mass shooting per day in 2015

Clinton resets campaign strategy

It's All Part of Capitalism: How Philanthropy Perpetuates Inequality

Deep in minority, Dems look to redistricting for hope

Ohio Cop Pulls Over Black Man Who 'Made Direct Eye Contact' With Him

Trending on Twitter: Blocking Access to Politicians’ Deleted Tweets

Driven by fear: the Salvadorean children sent on the perilous journey to the US
Parents in the most homicidal country in the world face a common dilemma: send their children away with strangers, or risk seeing them killed at home.

Remembering Emmett Till on the 60th Anniversary of His Murder

Organizing for a true reconstruction in the Gulf Coast: An interview with labor leader Saket Soni

Thousands have died after being found fit for work, DWP figures show
Campaigners demand welfare overhaul after statistics reveal 2,380 people died between 2011 and 2014 shortly after being declared able to work.

Al Jazeera Journalists Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison in Egypt

William Rivers Pitt | Do You Know What It Means to Love New Orleans?

Ex-Wife Says Donald Trump Kept Book of Hitler's Speeches By His Bed

The Pacific Coast Farm Worker Rebellion

Lives in the Balance: Hundreds More Refugees Perish Off the Libyan Coast
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

How Top GOP Donors Got Jeb Bush to Facilitate a Hurricane Katrina Cruise-Ship Boondoggle

Culture Change - Not Policy Change - Is Needed: Reflections on Gun Violence in the US

New Report Highlights Koch Brothers' Role In Hurricane Katrina Damage

Bigots Lose It As Florida City Renames ‘Old Dixie Highway’ To ‘Pres. Obama Highway’

Paul Krugman | Crash-Test Dummies as Republican Candidates for President

Billionaire Republican Who Mocked Hillary Clinton's Marriage Had an Ashley Madison Account

Climate change legislation approaches pivotal showdown with oil industry

US considered nuking Afghanistan after 9/11, says German diplomat

When Mexicans crossed our border to feed Americans in need

Middle East faces water shortages for the next 25 years, study says

Documenting change in the Lower Ninth Ward

"Illegal" mass protest across Malaysia calling for prime minister's resignation and fair elections after revelation he took $700 million in state funds

West Point professor calls on US military to target legal critics of war on terror

Citizens Taking Video of Police See Themselves Facing Arrest

Jeb’s Trip to the Border

Progressives Call on Clinton to End Wall Street-to-Washington Revolving Door
Groups call on Clinton to give her "full public support" to the Financial Services Conflict of Interest Act, which bans golden parachutes, among other things.

Sentiment Building to Deport Nation’s Billionaires

What Are the US's Real Plans for Guantánamo?

Bernie Sanders Explains To Democrats Why They Lose Elections

10 Healthiest Ways to Eat a Sandwich

How women are rebuilding the Gulf Coast

Obama defends Arctic drilling decision on eve of Alaska climate change trip
President accused of undermining own agenda with decision to allow hunt for oil in Arctic, as he prepares for three-day tour to showcase effects of climate change.

After Katrina, Disgraced Former FEMA Director Continued Disaster Aid. It Didn’t Go Well

Beyond Pluto: 2nd Target Chosen for New Horizons Probe

U.N. chief demands action following migrant tragedies on land and at sea

Thousands of Walruses Stranded Ashore in Alaska Once Again Due to Rapidly Melting Sea Ice
-- Cole Mellino of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Zimmerman brags about killing Trayvon Martin: ‘We all know how it ended for the last moron that hit me’

Katrina’s ‘Heckuva Job, Brownie’ absolves self from disaster — and you won’t believe who he blames

Jimmy Carter: Prophetic President

John Boehner Called Ted Cruz A 'Jackass' At Colorado Fundraiser

Obama's Heroin Strategy: Treating Addiction or Arming the Drug War?

Jindal Writes Letter To Obama Telling Him Not To Talk About Climate During Katrina Anniversary Visit

George Zimmerman Slurs Obama With Racist Term After Live Television Shooting

MSNBC ending Sharpton's daily show

Republican Senator Discovers Minority Can ‘Filibuster,’ Is Outraged

Bush Returns to New Orleans for 10th Anniversary of Katrina