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Black suspect dies after Baltimore cops break his spine in ‘brutal’ police beating

An Oil Spill Near Louisiana Has Been Quietly Leaking for 10 Years

"Stop TTIP": Global Day of Action Draws Tens of Thousands

How the "Gold Standard" of Police Accountability Fails Civilians by Design

A veil of secrecy shields hospitals where outbreaks occur

Jeremy Scahill | Germany Is the Tell-Tale Heart of the United States' Drone War

Chelsea Manning and the Deepwater Horizon Deaths

Scott Walker Caught Trying to Rob Family-Planning Clinics

Up to 700 feared dead after migrant boat capsizes in Mediterranean

How Corporate America Invented Christian America

This Is What It Feels Like to Spend Your Life Working on Death Row

This Federal Report Underestimates Renewables Every Year, and Energy Experts Have Had Enough

Are Republicans Finally Giving Up on Killing Obamacare?

David Sirota | Cities and States Paying Massive Secret Fees to Wall Street: Report

The War on (Poor) Women

Devil's Bargain: A Former Medellin Cartel Official Has Been a DEA Informant for 27 Years - Now He Wants Out

The Banker Behind Hitler’s Shadow Empire

Obama set to utter term 'climate change' in Florida on Earth Day trip

The only people not hit by the drop in oil price are the CEOs running the companies

Will BRICS Carbon Traders Bailout Bankers' Climate Strategy?

Sale of US Arms Fuels the Wars of Arab States

Two Years After West, Texas, Fertilizer Plant Explosion, Are Workers Any Safer? New Report Says No

FBI overstated forensic hair matches in nearly all trials before 2000

"Living in the Crosshairs" Details History of Harassment and Targeting of Abortion Providers

San Francisco Music Venue Struggles to Stay Open as Rents Rise

State water board issues revised drought regulations

Sardine Season Has Been Canceled

Ten Novel, Absurd, And Irrelevant Arguments Made In Supreme Court Briefs Against Marriage Equality

Iranian ship convoy moves toward Yemen, alarming US officials

Former Prosecutor Teaches You How to Protect Your Phone From Police, In Less than 2 Minutes

School Kids Weigh in on Helping the Planet at Earth Day Festivities in DC

How You Can Go Solar Without Even Owning a Single Panel

Jeb Bush and Martin O’Malley’s dangerous disregard for democracy: Why they’re wrong about public opinion
Disregarding public opinion may be perceived as a sign of resolve, but its implications are troubling

Ferguson protesters referred to as “enemy forces” by Missouri National guard
A spokesman said the Guard used "generic military" terms, even though it lumped "General Protesters" in with KKK.

Jon Stewart: why I quit The Daily Show
Stewart’s decision to retire as host of the satirical news show after 16 years has left liberal America in mourning. So why is he leaving just before an election – and what will happen when he steps out from behind the desk?

Portland torn over $500m terminal: could fracking creep into a 'green' city?
Plan to export gas pumped from fracking in Canada has some wondering whether it’s the problem or solution in reducing carbon emissions.

Missouri National Guard's Term for Ferguson Protesters: "Enemy Forces"

Mike Huckabee to Make Presidential Campaign Announcement on Fox News

Bleeding in Yemen: The Looming Humanitarian Crisis

This Is Where White People Live

Minimum Wage Increases Reduce Economic Inequality Gap, Study Shows
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Deal Reached on Fast-Track Authority for Obama on Trade Pact

Bachmann: End Times Are Here, Thanks Obama

Jeb Bush's Elephant in the Room: Role in "Bush v. Gore" Recount

Killing Africa
An international movement to address the needs of the African diaspora is crucial - not only to address police violence, but to confront imperialism and economic oppression as well.

We Have a Supreme Court that Comforts the Comfortable and Afflicts the Afflicted

As Cities Raise Their Minimum Wage, Where's the Economic Collapse the Right Predicted?

Hillary Clinton Calls for Greater Military Assistance and Financial Aid For Ukraine

Hackable With a Smartphone: Virginia Finally Dumps 100% Unverifiable "AVS WINVote" System

Flint High School Students Take College Tour, Get an Unfortunate Lesson on Racism

The Texas "Miracle": Millions Struggling to Overcome Hunger

Sewage crisis threatens Gaza's access to water
The UN warns that if there is no change, there will be no drinkable water left in the Gaza Strip by 2016.

World Bank Fossil Fuel Financing Leapt in 2014 Despite Its Calls to End Subsidies

New Zealand Plotted Hack on China With NSA

California prepares for historic mandatory cutbacks on water

Should Banks Be Bailed Out?

Is South Africa Off Limits to Other Africans?
Recent violence in Kwa-Zulu Natal and Durban is being attributed to comments made by the Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini, who allegedly told foreigners to go home. Five people have been killed, including a 14-year-old boy who was shot on Monday. Over 1,000 foreigners have fled their homes.

FBI Can’t Cut Internet and Pose as Cable Guy to Search Property, Judge Says

Texas House Approves Bill That Limits City Bans on Fracking

Cyclone Pam Worsens Hardship in Port Vila's Urban Settlements

Thirty Years On, Scientist Who Discovered Ozone Layer Hole Warns: “It Will Still Take Years to Heal”

Thousands in Germany Protest Against Europe-US Trade Deal

Pope Asks Europe to Do More to Help Migrants Flooding Into Italy

The Political Obsession With the "Middle Class" Hurts Workers

These Apps Are Helping People Document Police Abuse

European Commission Approves Germany’s 30 Billion Euro Investment in Offshore Wind

NYU Blackballs Student Protesters for Handing Out Flyers
Two NYU students say officials intimidated and censored them after they tried to peacefully hand out flyers - the latest free-speech snafu for the prestigious university.

Oklahoma governor signs 'foolproof' nitrogen gas execution method
The state is the first to approve nitrogen-induced hypoxia for use on death-row prisoners, which supporters says is ‘painless’ despite lack of human testing.

At least 16 people a day were murdered in March in El Salvador, a country of just 6.34 million.

World's mountain of electrical waste reaches new peak of 42 million tons

Living on death row in Tennessee: 'The rollercoaster is exhausting'
Thirty-three prisoners are volleyed between life and death as the state grapples with lawsuits on the constitutionality of legal injection and the electric chair.

Did Slaves Catch Your Seafood?

Food Power and Human Connection - Edesia Rising

Tampa police accused of unfairly targeting black bicyclists

Colorado Communities Battle Energy Industry to Build Community Rights

America’s new cycle of partisan hatred

Largest Australian Utility Polluter AGL Set To Decarbonize By 2050

2 Cuban Dissidents Up for Election in Unprecedented Vote

Why These Victims’ Parents Don’t Want The Death Penalty For The Boston Bomber

The Grand Canyon Is Getting A Mall
Investment interests want to build a multi-tier mall at the Grand Canyon, and they’re paying off Navajo leaders—at least one who years ago resigned in disgrace—to do so.

Shriveled grapes, shriveled liberty

Thousands of Iraqis flee as Islamic State makes gains in Sunni heartland

#ReadyForHillary? The case is remarkably thin
A Clinton presidency would be a perfect embodiment of the polarization and rot of the US political system.

Three dead in Mexican border city Reynosa after gang arrest sparks violence
Gunfights broke out and vehicles were set ablaze in the city of 600,000 people, which lies across the Rio Grande from McAllen, Texas.

Republican Congress moves into deal-making mode

Walker's One-Dollar Sweater

To End the Anguish, Drop the Death Penalty
In their own words, Bill and Denise Richard - parents of 8-year-old Michael Richard, who was killed - explain their reasoning behind opposing the death penalty in the Marathon bombing case.

GOP Files Bill to Privatize Air Traffic Control

WikiLeaks Creates Searchable Sony Leak Database

Hillary Clinton Said to Hire Former Wall Street Cop as Campaign CFO

Agency Overseeing Obama Trade Deals Filled With Former Trade Lobbyists

Laws Banning Abortion Procedure "Substituting Political Decisions for Medical Decisions"

Scott Walker vs. The World
While the rest of the GOP field plays nice, Scott Walker is very much on the attack—and he’s not making many friends in the process.

Divest From Fossil Fuels Movement Explodes Across the US
-- Cole Mellino of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Food Safety Scientists Have Ties to Big Tobacco

Sick and Tired Workers: An Epidemic of Corporate Greed
-- Walter Brasch for BuzzFlash at Truthout

The Unprecedented Effect on Children When Wounded Parents Return From War
In households nationwide, hundreds of thousands of wounded parents have come home from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, and the everyday toll on children is unprecedented, advocates say.

Right-Wing Group Blamed in Leak of Home Addresses Of "DHS-CIA-FBI Traitors"

US House Passes Estate Tax Repeal Despite Veto Threat

Martin O'Malley Takes Shot at Clinton Over Gay Marriage and Immigration
‘I’m glad Secretary Clinton’s come around to the right positions on these issues,’ top potential challenger says in response to Guardian question

Paul Krugman | That Old-Time Economics