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The US Should Eliminate Its Nuclear Arsenal - Not "Modernize" It

Fetal Tissue Gives Hope for One of the Worst Diseases
Planned Parenthood is right to supply it.

No Charges For Two Officers Who Backed False Version Of University Of Cincinnati Shooting

Mexico just issued a ‘gender alert’ to stop the rampant killing of women

At Least 6 Arrests at Rally Against Traffic Stop Shooting

Frightening Interactive Wildfire Map Shows That the West Is on Fire

Alexis Tsipras defends Yanis Varoufakis over secret Grexit plan

How Google quietly revved up its very own car company
Documents obtained by the Guardian reveal the tech giant created Google Auto LLC to help develop its self-driving cars even as it courted big car makers.

Huckabee Floats Plan To Deploy US Troops To Stop Women From Getting Abortions

Clintons Report Earnings of $139 Million in Seven Years.

Hillary Clinton Hits Jeb Bush First, and Hard, in Speech on Race

LA's New Car Share Program Offers Electric Vehicles to Low-Income Drivers
Funded by state cap-and-trade revenue, Los Angeles' program will introduce an electric car-sharing fleet to lower carbon emissions and serve disadvantaged communities.

Palestinian child’s death in terrorist attack stirs call to end violence

Russian state 'involved' in ex-KGB agent's London murder, inquiry hears

Trooper in Sandra Bland arrest once warned for conduct

Wing part arrives in France for probe into MH370 link

California's Drought Is So Bad That Thousands Are Living Without Running Water

Los Angeles Leaders Ban High-Capacity Gun Magazines After String of US Mass Shootings

William Rivers Pitt | Ordinary Hero: Jerry Berrigan Cared a Whole Awful Lot

Bobby Jindal and the Trouble With Louisiana

US's Dirty Hands in Suppressing Democracy in Iran and the Nuclear Blowback
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Report: ISIS No Weaker After a Year of Airstrikes

Heading Back Down the Path of Financial Deregulation

Medicare, Social Security Anniversaries Celebrated by Calls to Expand the Programs

GOP Hopefuls Risk Alienating Voters on Climate Change

Hillary Clinton Losing Strength in New National Polling

Tokyo Electric Executives to Be Charged Over Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

The Latest Anti-Choice Move: Try to Take Custody of a Woman's Fetus
Alabama sought to prevent a prisoner from getting an abortion by terminating her parental rights in utero. Come again?

People Who Should Be Released From Jail Are Dying There Instead

The Military Will Test a New Terrifyingly Loud Noise Gun

Bernie Sanders’ House Parties Expected to Draw Tens of Thousands
-- Dierdre Fulton of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

The Tom Brady Railroad

Immigrants, Poor Fish for Their Dinner, Unaware of Mercury

Iranian Critics of Deal on the Defensive

The Rise of the Underground Economy
The underground economy more than doubled between 1970 and 2000, and spiked following the 2008 recession. It is characterized by significant lower wages than the formal economy.

Get Ready for Ugly as Markets Begin to Deal With Climate Crisis
-- Carl Pope of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

A Supreme Threat to US Democracy

Dylann Roof Is Not a “Terrorist” - but Animal Rights Activists Who Free Minks From Slaughter Are

"Why Not Do the Right Thing?" Renewed Gun Control Push Targets Firearm Dealers
Thirteen Democrats sent letter imploring three major firearms dealers to refrain from selling guns without complete and thorough background checks of buyers

Republican Congressman Files Motion to Remove John Boehner as House Speaker

Jamestown Excavation Unearths Four Bodies - And a Mystery in a Small Box

At Least Six Ways to Hack the 2016 Election

Ebola Vaccine Is 100% Effective

Oaxaca, Mexico, Faces Police Militarization as Governor Acts to Preempt Education Protests

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: how to write about race in the US
What does Mark Twain’s novel about a white boy’s friendship with a runaway slave tell us about race in American literature? Benjamin Markovits revisits The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn in the light of recent tensions.

Five Republican candidates to vie for Koch brothers backing at donor retreat
Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Marco Rubio and Scott Walker will discuss policy at a luxury California resort but Donald Trump has been snubbed.

Fox News leaves many questions unanswered about debate

Toxic Floods From Coal Mines and Power Plants Hit Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay World Heritage Site

Salon.com Recognizes Union, Ending Monthlong Standoff With Editorial Staff

‘There Is Effectively No Limit on Money in Politics’
CounterSpin interview with Brendan Fischer on Wisconsin campaign corruption.

For NYT, US Labor Abuses Abroad Are a Thing of Decades Past

Palestinian Teenager Is Fatally Shot While Protesting Deadly Arson Attack

Donald Trump Empire Sought Visas For At Least 1,100 Foreign Workers
While touting his hardline on immigration on the campaign trail for the GOP presidential nomination, Trump's companies have been recruiting foreign workers.

Police chases take deadly toll on innocent bystanders

Kentucky man shoots down drone hovering over his backyard

Bitcoin chief arrested in Japan

Don't Forget Jeb Bush Played Key Role in Stealing the Presidency for His Brother
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Jon Stewart Confirms Final Guests for His Last Week on "The Daily Show"

SC Cop Killed Teen With Two Shots to the Back During Weed Bust - and Didn’t Even Report It: Attorney

TransCanada's Keystone XL Permit Renewal Hearing Sheds Light on Serious Pipeline Risks

We Gon' Be Alright: Black Love, Black Resistance and Black Liberation

Ultra Orthodox Man Stabs Six at Jerusalem Gay Rights Parade

Slavery Didn't End in the 19th Century

I Might Be Okay, But I'm Not Good At All

Inside the Belly of the GMO Beast -- I Went to Monsanto’s Controversial Journalism Bootcamp

The Wettest Rainforest in the United States Has Gone Up in Flames
"When fire can eat a rainforest in a relatively cool climate, you know the Earth is beginning to burn."

White House Considers Extradition of Cecil Lion Killer Walter Palmer

New Leak Confirms the Secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership Is a Horrorshow

Poetry Can Inspire Resistance to Plundering, Exploitation and Injustice
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Radical Anti-Abortion Activists Descend on Alabama

Series of Earthquakes Strikes Oklahoma Near Wastewater Disposal Wells

Turkey Is Bombing Both Sides in the Same War

Migrants Storm Eurotunnel Terminal in Bid to Reach Britain

Wall Street’s Secret Dividend from the Fed May Go to Fixing Potholes

Police Shoot and Kill Mentally Ill Native American Man

Mass Die-Off of Fish Underscores Dangers of Palm Oil Industry in Guatemala

The Pro-Israel Lobby Battles ‘Voice of God’ Morgan Freeman Over Iran

Black Love Matters
 A dispatch from the inaugural gathering of a proudly diffuse, rapidly growing, hyper-local movement for black lives.

Only 100 Tigers Left in Bangladesh After Last Count Got It Wrong

When the Gun Lobby Tries to Justify Firearms Everywhere, It Turns to This Guy
Once mired in controversy, John Lott has reemerged as the pro-gun movement's go-to wonk.

Zimbabwe: Minnesota Man Being Sought for Lion Poaching