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The Billionaire Class Is Terrified That Russ Feingold Will Return to the Senate
The very rich are spending very heavily to prevent the return of a very serious reformer to the Senate.

U.S. economy surges to strongest growth in two years

I’m transgender and can’t use the student bathroom. The Supreme Court could change that.

Marijuana Vote in California May Herald End of Prohibition Era

Progressives Can Become Effective Thorns in the Side of a Clinton Presidency
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

BREAKING: Live updates from Dakota Access Pipeline protests: Police move in, highway barricade set ablaze
"Bulldozers are at the ready."

Obama commutes sentences of 98 inmates

Woman says Justice Clarence Thomas groped her at a party in 1999, according to report

Charles P. Pierce: This Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Trump Campaign Is Terrifying

Adoptee Adam Crapser denied relief, expected to be deported
Crapser was adopted from Korea at age three, but because his adoptive parents never applied for naturalization, he does not have U.S. citizenship.

The Right is Giving Up on Democracy

The Most Dangerous Place in the World: US Pours in Money, as Blood Flows in Honduras

The Progressive Candidates Who Are Shaking Up This Election

The City of Brotherly Love Has Little for Trump
To black voters in Philadelphia, the Republican nominee seems detached from reality, and voting for him is an idea they won’t even entertain.

FCC passes sweeping rules to protect online privacy

Budgeting the "Good War" for 75 Years
-- Robert C. Koehler for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Cheyenne River Sioux Chairman Brings Pipeline Opposition to Meeting With President Obama
The stand-off between the Standing Rock Sioux and the Dakota Access pipeline shows no sign of letting up.

"War on women" flares anew — only this time it’s inside the GOP

This Maine Initiative Could Break Up the Two-Party System
Ranked-choice voting opens up elections to a broader, more diverse range of candidates and ideas.

Humans Are Close To Killing Off Two-Thirds Of All Wildlife In Just 50 Years

Dozens Come Forward About Wisconsin Student Charged With Sexual Assault

Oregon Standoff Ends as Last Bundy Militant Surrenders

Clash of Kelly and Gingrich Is a Pivotal Moment for Fox

Fracking Linked to Cancer-Causing Chemicals, Yale Study Finds
-- Lorraine Chow of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

How Tom Hayden led to Bernie Sanders

White Militia Case Jolts a Migrant Haven in Kansas
Many Garden City residents have welcomed and embraced the area’s growing diversity, but white members of a militia are accused of plotting to attack newcomers.

House Republicans are already preparing for ‘years’ of investigations of Clinton

Charles P. Pierce: Electing Judges Continues to Be a Terrible Idea
And it's only gotten worse in the age of Citizens United.

At Trump hotel opening, cable news channels refuse to be "played" again

Ax-Wielding Vandal Defaces Trump's Walk of Fame Star

#NoDAPL: "Today Is The Day They're Going to Try and Remove Everybody"

Defense rests in Bridgegate as prosecutors question Kelly's version of events

Pentagon ordered to stop seeking repayments of enlistment bonuses

Feds Concerned About Risk of Violence as Election Day Nears

A Billionaire's Fantasy Island on the Hudson: Private Glitter, Public Land

As Aging Population Increases, Elders and Allies Fight for Social Supports

The Pentagon is demanding soldiers return reenlistment bonuses

Does the First Amendment End at the Prison Gate?

Clarence Thomas’s Twenty-Five Years Without Footprints

It’s Paul Ryan Versus Bernie Sanders, and Sanders Is Winning

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is collapsing in the polls

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio officially charged with criminal contempt

Donald Trump Allies Focus Anger on Another Target: GOP Leaders

Civil Rights Groups and Officials Are Worried About Violence at the Polls

Bernie Sanders: Here’s what I’ll do the day after the election

Trump: 'We should just cancel the election' and declare me the winner

UN votes to start negotiating treaty to ban nuclear weapons

Seven Who Seized Oregon Wildlife Refuge Are Acquitted
Ammon and Ryan Bundy and five followers who carried out the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge have been acquitted of conspiracy.

Trump U Staff Included Drug Trafficker, Child Molester

Former Miss Finland becomes 12th woman to accuse Trump of sexual assault

Mark Ruffalo on Standing Rock: "The Aggressor Would Have to Be the Police"

The Latest: Authorities begin to remove Dakota Access pipeline protesters

California Community Foundations Risk Women’s Health by Giving Millions to Fake Pregnancy Clinics

Americans strongly favor expanding solar power to help address costs and environmental concerns

The Millenial Election Surge Has Arrived

WI Dems Request DOJ Poll Monitors After Voter ID Chaos, "Rigged Election" Talk

Court Rules Exxon Must Comply With NY AG's Subpoena In Climate Change Probe

Young Conservatives bake sale at UT sparks racism furor

Are the Republicans Looking Toward Only Allowing Property Owners to Vote?

As Fighting Intensifies in Iraq, FDA Whistleblower Says Army's Anti-Nerve Gas Pills Won't Work

Airstrikes Hit a Syrian School, Killing Dozens

Why Russia Wants the US to Believe the Election Is Being Hacked

Meet a 92-Year-Old Woman Whose Life Was Ruined by Donald Trump

Meet the Dapper White Nationalist Who Wins Even if Trump Loses

Don’t Use Girls as Props to Fight Trans Rights

The Polls — All Of Them — Show Hillary Clinton Leading

An Essential Element of Emergency Preparedness: Modernizing Our Voter Registration System

US has secretly expanded its global network of drone bases to North Africa

Libertarian VP Candidate Admits Defeat, Tells Voters To Pick Clinton Over Trump

The Pentagon's "Terminator Conundrum": Robots That Could Kill on Their Own

Deepwater Horizon Continues to Impact Public Health

An obscure government agency has a plan to put Wall Street CEOs in prison

Native Circle at Valley State Prison Send Support For Standing Rock Warriors With Free Posters
The Native Circle at Valley State Prison in Chowchilla send their thoughts and prayers to all those protecting water in North Dakota, Standing Rock from the Dakota access oil pipeline.

Charles P. Pierce: Meanwhile, in the Real World, Climate Change Is Creating Vast Deserts

SEIU Caucuses Say “No Cops in Our Unions!”
The African American caucus and the Latino caucus of SEIU Local 721 in Los Angeles voted to support the UAW 2865 Resolution calling on the AFL-CIO to disaffiliate from the international police unions.

Trump: Obama should be investigated over Clinton email server

Donald Trump has close financial ties to Dakota Access pipeline company

We Don't Know Much About Clinton's Proposed "Intelligence Surge," and That's a Problem

Ten Immigrant Workers' Rights Protesters Arrested After Shutting Down George Washington Bridge's Upper Level

Zero Tolerance For Domestic Violence Will Only Make It Worse

Documents show AT&T secretly sells customer data to law enforcement
According to company documents revealed by the Daily Beast, data from Hemisphere program is sold to police departments for $100,000 to $1m a year

Roger Stone Group Planned To Send Out Poll Watchers With Fake Credentials

Chief Justice Roberts "Had It In for the Voting Rights Act"
Now the lower courts are pushing back.

US judge approves $14.7 billion deal in VW diesel scandal

Argentina's "dirty war" archives to be opened

Matt Taibbi: Free Speech Might Be Another Victim of This Election