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Cuomo Announces Plan to Tear Down, Rebuild 'Third-World' LaGuardia Airport, First New Hub Built After 9/11 Attacks

This Scientist Might End Animal Cruelty—Unless GMO Hardliners Stop Him

California fuel-cell car drivers say hydrogen fuel unavailable, stations don’t work

Alaska’s terrifying wildfire season and what it says about climate change

House GOP to Senate: We’re not taking up your highway bill

Boston out as US candidate for 2024 Olympics

'Swiftboating' J Street to Smear Iran Deal as 'Anti-Israel'

Over a thousand Rio taxi drivers block main city route to protest Uber
Cabbies parked their yellow taxis in a chain stretching three miles along one of the city’s main thoroughfares to protest the mobile app ride service.

Colombia Unearths Landfill Looking for Scores of Disappeared

Confederate Deserters: The Rebels You Rarely Hear About

Dahr Jamail | Sounds of War: Navy Warplanes Producing Deadly Noise Around US Bases

Senate Fast-Tracks Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

Offshore wind power is finally coming to the U.S.

Is your food being grown with wastewater from the oil industry?

Turkey could 'tip Syria balance' as Kurdish villages shelled

Who’s Behind the Planned Parenthood Sting Video? Troy Newman—and Other Rabid Anti-Choicers
The Center for Medical Progress is led not by well-meaning bioethics geeks but by some of the most virulent members of the anti-choice movement.

‘Sea Slaves’: The Human Misery That Feeds Pets and Livestock
Men who have fled servitude on fishing boats recount beatings and worse as nets are cast for the catch that will become pet food and livestock feed.

Yemen truce stumbles, shelling reported in north and south

House Passes Bill that Would Ban GMO Labels

Immigration detention is inhumane. But for pregnant women, it's trauma
The uncertainty of whether and when they may be released – or if they will have a baby in detention – creates a stress on their minds and bodies.

Alaskan villages imperiled by global warming need resources to relocate
Climate change rendering coastlines uninhabitable is starkest in the Arctic, but places like New Jersey and California will soon be at risk too.

Great Barrier Reef: Authorities must check reef islands says World Wildlife Fund

Poison in the calabash

North Korea would find flexible nuclear negotiations partner in US, envoy says
US special envoy Sydney Seiler says Iran deal shows door is open to North Korea to negotiate when it decides it is willing to end diplomatic isolation.

Remarks by Senator Sanders at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference

White officer pepper-sprays crowd at Black Lives Matter summit in Cleveland

On the Death of Sandra Bland and Our Vulnerable Bodies

White House launches counterattack against Iran side deal attacks

The Cancer Epidemic in Central Appalachia

'Beepocalypse Not': ALEC lobbyists abuzz in defense of pesticides amid die-offs
Controversial conservative group says bee deaths have been overhyped and blame poor land management: ‘We’re not in a battle against nature.'

Israel retaliates against Palestinian hunger strikers

Bernie Sanders’ Favorability Has Doubled Since March, Poll Shows

Fracking Industry Billionaires Give Record $15 Million to Ted Cruz's Super PAC

France’s Highest Court Upholds Country’s Expansion of Spy Powers

Australian senators give medical marijuana the green light

Hundreds of mourners attend Sandra Bland's funeral

David Swanson | Hey, I Have an Idea Where They Can Stick the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Oregon's Democratic congressional leaders are enraged that military contractor KBR seeks nearly $850,000 in legal fees from a dozen Oregonians who accuse the company of causing them major health problems as they served as soldiers in Iraq.

Two Activists Accused of Freeing Animals Are Charged as Terrorists

Honduras Breaks the Silence: Protests Persist Against Corruption

Faces and Places: The Evolving US South

Obama's Last Chance in Africa: If he wants to save his legacy on Africa, Barack Obama will have to be more than a shill for US security firms and corporations.

Doctors Join Patients to Demand Big Pharma Lower Cancer Drug Costs

A global super-rich elite had at least $21 trillion hidden in secret tax havens by the end of 2010, according to a major study.

UN urges Canada to probe mining abuses, murders of native women

London Activists Repurposing Anti-Homeless Spikes

Bobby Jindal, Does Louisiana ‘Love Us Some Guns’ Now?
The Louisiana Governor and GOP presidential candidate bears much responsibility for the fact that his state has some of the laxest gun laws in the US - and leads the country in gun deaths.

"A Wound That Will Never Heal": Organizing After the Death of Daniel Covarrubias at the Hands of Police

The New American Slavery: Invited to the US, Foreign Workers Find a Nightmare

Saudia Arabian Airstrike Kills 120 Civilians as War in Yemen Rages

Fiat Chrysler Faces $105 Million Fine

Lawsuit Accuses 22 Banks of Manipulating US Treasury Auctions

Movie theater shooter’s mental problems didn’t stop gun buy

To Limit Housing Discrimination, Close Affordable Housing Loopholes

Puerto Rico debt crisis: austerity for residents, but tax breaks for hedge funds

Learning War: An Educational Historian's Perspective

The twisted games of the 1%: How they’re distorting reality and diluting democracy

'Prison within prison': a transgender prisoner's years-long battle for treatment

Hundreds protest in New Jersey to highlight US police brutality

VA whistleblowers, punished for revealing excessive opiate use and infestation, are finally exonerated

Jewish Daily Forward: Israel Security Establishment Breaks With Bibi on Iran Deal

How the wildly underregulated bounty-hunting industry polices itself—and why that isn’t changing

Ouch: Health Insurance Companies Further Consolidate, Which Is Not Good for Consumers

How a bail system the Justice Department has called unconstitutional may have contributed to Sandra Blands death.

Hundreds Attend Sandra Bland Funeral In Illinois

U.S. government falls behind its energy efficiency goals as it sets new ones

13 Top U.S. Companies Pledge $140 Billion to Slash Carbon Emissions

“Anonymous” Calls for “Day of Rage,” Demands Officer Who Pulled Over Sandra Bland be Arrested

Millennials: Living on the Edge of the Big City

Hedge funds bet on big profits from Puerto Rican debt crisis

Japan considers expanding military mandate; critics defend post-war tradition of pacifism

New York Fast-Food Workers to Get $15 Minimum Wage

Mexico missing students: Search uncovers 60 mass graves

Greece’s Syriza Makes Military Deal with Israel that Only US Has Made

Stop Securing the Border and Start Valuing Migrants' Lives

We Must End Monsanto's Colonization, It's Enslavement of Farmers
-- Dr. Vandana Shiva for BuzzFlash at Truthout

As Rent Skyrockets, More Cities Look to Cap It

James Hansen Spells Out Climate Danger Of The ‘Hyper-Anthropocene’ Age

Senate's ObamaCare repeal effort falls short

State Spent $2.4 Million Jailing Residents of Just One Austin Block

Hanoi suburbs without clean water for daily use

The television election

How Big Corporations Cheat Public Education
-- Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Anti-Iran Deal Groups Better Funded Than Pro-Deal Groups By Nearly Five to One

Report: Police Department In Massachusetts Gave Higher Points To Candidates Who Pledged Not To Arrest Fellow Officers For DUI

China stock market hit by biggest one-day fall since 2007
Move to prop up index and halt sell-off stops abruptly, throwing doubt on Beijing’s plan to stave off deeper crash.

Clean Weed: Inside an ‘Organic’ Marijuana Farm

George W. Bush: “What difference does it make if the order is Bush/Clinton/Bush/Obama/Clinton or it is Bush/Clinton/Bush/Obama/Bush?”

Paul Krugman: The GOP has never “abandoned its dream” of destroying the social safety net
"It’s the very idea of the government providing a universal safety net that they hate," he argued.

Palestinian Journalist: Situation in Gaza Remains the Same; It's Still Collective Punishment

Radiation. Government conspiracy. Mass hysteria. There are plenty of theories as to why the residents of a tiny Kazakh mining region keep falling asleep for days at a time, but no answers.

Agent Orange Act was supposed to help Vietnam veterans - but many still don’t qualify

Police burn down illegal gold mine town in Peru
Action against La Pampa is latest blow in war against illegal mining that is destroying rainforest and spreading mercury poisoning.

Great Barrier Reef at risk (Photo essay)

Enbridge Anniversary: Profiles From the Frontlines of an Oil Spill

The Worst of US Immigration Policy Is Reflected In the Dominican Republic
When it comes to Haitians, it is dismaying to see the government embrace American style lobbying and obsessive enforcement of immigration rules.

The Crime of Living Without a Home in Los Angeles

Presidential Race Just Started? Not According to the Spending

Rick Perry said in an interview Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" that the shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, earlier this week shows why gun-free zones are "a bad idea" and said he believes people should be able to take their firearms to the movies.

Unprecedented Life Sentence Recommended for Peanut Executive

Road Hazard: How the "Embarrassing" Gas Tax Impasse Explains Washington

Bicycling for Peace and Environmental Justice: Halfway Across the Country Now

Texas Supreme Court says Houston must repeal ban on discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, or put it on November ballot

Mexico poverty rate hit 46.2 percent last year as 2 million more join ranks of poor

Judge Chastises Arpaio's Lawyers for Withholding Records

Will Ohio Gov. Kasich’s Anti-Green Resume Kill His Presidential Hopes?

Global middle class is 'more promise than reality', with 13 percent of population qualifying, study finds

“In Iraq, I raided insurgents. In Virginia, the police raided me.”

US troops to train regular Ukrainian military troops later in 2015

Donald Trumps the Media
We think he’s dead, but Franken-Donald keeps coming back.

Racially fraught legacy where Sandra Bland died

Vandana Shiva: “We Must End Monsanto’s Colonization, It’s Enslavement of Farmers”

An estimated 1,500 orangutans have been clubbed to death after wandering onto palm oil plantations of South East Asia. Thousands more have died due to the widespread deforestation caused by the cultivation of palm oil.

Matt Taibbi | Sandra Bland Was Murdered

Feds Regularly Monitored Black Lives Matter Since Ferguson

The New York Times changes its Hillary Clinton story again

UK Justice for Sale: Big Companies Could Soon Escape Prosecution for Corporate Corruption - by Paying Their Way Out

Getting Down to Business in Cuba
Now that the Cuban flag waves at the re-opened Cuban embassy in Washington, Congress should lift the antiquated legislation that stands in the way of true normalized relations.

Another mass shooting, and yet again we're told: don't politicize, pray

Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz could face off in debate – under Senate rules

Sandra Bland: suspicion and mistrust flourish amid official inconsistencies

How Right-Wing Groups Hope to Chip Away at Rules Allowing Us to Know Who Funds Campaign Ads

The remarkably high odds you’ll be poor at some point in your life

Justice Dept. watchdog blasts his own agency for blocking access to wiretaps, grand jury cases and says his job is undermined

Confederate Memorials as Instruments of Racial Terror

State Department and Intelligence Agencies Ask For Criminal Investigation in the Clinton "Private" State Department Email Dust-Up

Seattle bus driver’s eyeglasses camera reveals deputies lied — now they face discipline instead of him