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Senate Democrats, a Few Republicans, Have Votes to Block Spending Bill

Palestinian Teenager Remains Imprisoned Because She "Has No Fear"

Border Patrol’s Destruction of Humanitarian Aid Is Killing Migrants

The Blame Game over the Shutdown Showdown

United States Policing and "Gun Rights" Began With Slave Patrols

Trump's Destruction of Medicaid: Sabotage of a Five-Decade Social Contract
-- John Geyman for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Bill Aimed at Combating Sexual Harassment in Motion

Senate votes to extend NSA spying program

William Rivers Pitt | How Trump's Base Inspired an International Racist Fiasco, Again

The activist who ICE wants "disappeared"

Trump administration creates new religious, moral protections for health workers

Trump Throws Stopgap Spending Vote Into Chaos Over CHIP

The Wisdom of Mass Salvation
-- Robert C. Koehler for BuzzFlash at Truthout

22 Attorneys General Sue FCC For 'Arbitrary' and 'Capricious' #NetNeutrality Rollback

House Republicans to Vote on ‘Shock Value’ Abortion Bill as Anti-Choice Protesters Descend on D.C.

India Test-Fires Nuclear-Capable ICBM

'This happens all the time': why a gay couple took their cake case to the supreme court
A ruling over a cakeshop owner’s refusal to serve the couple could erode civil rights protections for LGBT Americans or bolster them

White supremacist murders doubled last year

Graham: Seoul 'undercutting' Trump by allowing North Korea at Olympics

Paul Ryan Caught Between Freedom Caucus, Democrats

Rupert Murdoch Hospitalized With Serious Back Injury

Republicans Weaponize Children's Health Care Against Dems

Graham to oppose short-term House funding measure

The best border wall is a legal marijuana market

How the U.S. Is Making the War in Yemen Worse

Majority of National Parks Panel Quits to Protest Ryan Zinke
-- Lorraine Chow of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

The Electoral Justice Project Is Seeking Black Liberation and Political Transformation

These 18 Senate Democrats Just Voted to Hand Trump Mass Spying Powers
If passed, this legislation will allow the federal government to spy on individuals' electronic communications without a warrant.

US Freezes More Than Half Of Aid To UN Agency For Palestinian Refugees

Steve Bannon refuses lawmakers' questions under "White House instructions"

Donald Trump's Mueller Nightmare Is Coming True

Trump Boasts Approval Ratings With African Americans Have Doubled
They Have Not.

What Would President Trump Recommend for Countries Running Out of Water?

GOP May Not Have Votes for Spending Bill

Trump's Consumer Agency Announces Plan to Let Predatory Lenders Off the Hook

Trump plans new protections for health workers who refuse to perform abortions or treat transgender patients

Newly Uncovered Russian Payments Are Focus of Election Investigation

North Korean Athletes Will March With South Koreans At Pyeongchang Olympics

As the "Alt-Right" Strays From Its Roots, Will It Turn to Open Fascism?

McKayla Maroney is facing a $100,000 fine for speaking up about her sexual assault

'Safety Net' Hospitals Face Federal Budget Cuts

Justice Department to appeal court's DACA ruling

Top DHS Official Says She ‘Did Not Hear’ Trump’s ‘Shithole Countries’ Comment

ICE Keeps Raiding Hospitals and Mistreating Disabled Children

Trump insists 'I am the least racist person' amid outrage over remarks
US president condemned by UN and African Union, as ex-ambassador warns his comments ‘are disorienting for our partners’

24-Hour Solar Energy: Molten Salt Makes It Possible, and Prices Are Falling Fast

Pentagon planning two new nuclear weapons

Bannon gives closed-door testimony to House Intel panel

Japan Also Sends Out, Then Retracts, A False Missile Warning

After 30 years in U.S., Michigan dad deported to Mexico

A ‘McCarthy-Like Witch Hunt’: Legal Experts Weigh in on Operation Targeting Immigrants for Denaturalization

Twelve charged for defying California city's ban on feeding homeless

One Republican's Disastrous Plan Would Make Student Debt an Even Bigger Problem

Giving Up Patriotism and Integration Myths for MLK Day

"We Still Have a Way to Go": On Eve of Martin Luther King Day, African American Churches Challenge Trump

This Town Is So Toxic, They Want It Wiped Off the Map

Secret Money: How Trump Made Millions Selling Condos to Unknown Buyers

Jeremy Corbyn Is About to Transform the Labour Party -- Again

Meet the 24-Year-Old Trump Campaign Worker Appointed to Help Lead the Government's Drug Policy Office

Five Hurdles to a Big DACA and Border Deal

A Racist in the Oval Office

Why Millennials Are Facing the Scariest Financial Future of Any Generation Since the Great Depression

Newsom Settles in as Center of His Rivals' Attention in First Major Debate of California Governor's Race

Carrier Plant Layoffs: Worker Thought Trump Would Save Her Job. She Was Wrong

Remembering Misty Upham in the Era of #TimesUp and #MeToo

The Battle of North Carolina: McHenry vs. Meadows

Trump's New Health Division Embodies Institutional Oppression, Not "Religious Freedom"

2017 Ranks in 3 Hottest Years on Record

Trump administration’s proposed labor rule would rob tipped workers of $5.8 billion per year

The Trump Administration's Attacks on Public Lands and Waters Will Cause Irreparable Harm

Gallup Poll: US Leadership Rating Plunges Under Trump
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Chuck Schumer’s DACA Dilemma

Trump Administration Deserts Science Advisory Boards Across Agencies

US plans open-ended military presence in Syria

Deputy shoots, kills 16-year-old boy during scuffle at courthouse

Trump says solar tariff decision coming soon, stakes huge for industry

Senate vote on shutdown looks to be tight

Chicago makes first cut for second Amazon headquarters

Trump: The wall 'has never changed or evolved’

In New York, Crime Falls Along With Police Stops
Police have radically cut back their use of stop-and-frisk policies. To the surprise of some, crime didn’t spike, but tumbled yet again.

Centrist Democrats Launch Smear Campaign Against Young Transgender Woman, All to Keep an Old, Straight, White Man in Power

Trump: "Defining Deviancy Down" With Lots of Takers

Gay Olympian Adam Rippon blasts selection of Mike Pence to lead US delegation

Bannon Strikes Deal to Avoid Grand Jury

How the GOP plans on blaming the government shutdown on the Democrats

GOP senator Jeff Flake denounces Trump attacks, recalls Stalin rhetoric

Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury" to Become TV Series

Reasons Behind Haiti’s Poverty

"We're terribly disappointed and hugely frustrated": Union chiefs say Trump made their lives worse

How to Get New Activists to Stay Engaged for the Long Haul

How to Achieve Zero Emissions, Even if the Federal Government Won't Help

David Swanson | Bury the Monroe Doctrine
-- David Swanson for BuzzFlash at Truthout

While Trump Erupts in Tweetstorms, Refugees Continue to Die En Route to Europe
-- Mark Karlin for BuzzFlash at Truthout

New Zealand fisheries want grisly images of dead penguins caught in nets censored

Democrats just scored a stunning victory in Wisconsin special election

Steve Bannon Will Tell All to Robert Mueller, Source Says

FBI Agents Visited Steve Bannon's Home Last Week

Sessions: "A Good Nation" Doesn't Admit "Illiterate" Immigrants

Over 1,800 Muslim clerics in Pakistan issue fatwa against suicide bombings and label them un-Islamic

Signaling more independence from the US, the World Bank phases out its support for fossil fuels

Pentagon Reportedly Weighing Using Nukes in Response to "Large Cyberattacks"

Dahr Jamail | Administration of Denial: Trump's Shock and Awe Attack on the Environment

Best at Winning Disapproval: Trump's First Year Breaks Record for Lowest Approval Rating Ever

Breaking the Cycle of Cynicism: "Stand Up!" Offers Tools for Effective Organizing in the Age of Trump

Gaza girls score for freedom

Mike Ludwig | After More Than a Century of "Horrific Conditions," Some Youth Prisons Are Shutting Down

Proposed Bans on Ivory Sales Halted by Interest Groups

Solidarity From Central Cellblock to Guantánamo
-- Brian Terrell for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Adventurers Explore Both Sides of Border in 1,200-mile Journey Along the Rio Grande

Simone Biles says she was molested by gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar

Death at the Gate in Afghanistan
-- Ken Hannaford-Ricardi for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Danish inventor Peter Madsen charged with Kim Wall murder

Inspired by #MeToo, Some Staffers Are Telling Congress’ Secrets

Coal’s death spiral, in 3 charts

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebrations Overlook His Critiques of Capitalism and Militarism

The FBI's Failed Plan to Make Black Activist James Forman an Informant

State Employer-Side Payroll Taxes and Loser Liberalism

All Renewables Will Be Cost Competitive With Fossil Fuels by 2020

In Maine, Is GOP Linked to Flurry of Anonymous Attacks?

Abbas Declares Oslo Accords Dead: "Trump's Peace Plan Is a Slap, We'll Slap Back"

GOP Faces Brutal Arizona Primary Fight

Trump Says that He Is "Not a Racist," Denies Souring Chances for Immigration Overhaul by Using Vulgarity

"The Post" Depicts a Newspaper Paralyzed by Coziness With Power

The Death Cult of Trumpism

Port of Vancouver Votes to End Lease for West Coast Oil-by-Rail Terminal

Four Ways Martin Luther King Was More Radical Than You Thought

El Paso Bishop Calls US Treatment of Mexican Journalist Seeking Asylum "Morally Wrong"

US to Loosen Nuclear Weapons Constraints and Develop More "Usable" Warheads