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Meet the Clerk Who Refuses to Issue Gay Marriage Licenses

Police in Pennsylvania support a new measure that would grant anonymity to police officers who shoot civilians

Obama is a Climate Hypocrite

Judge In California Delivers Uber’s Worst Nightmare

How Wall Street Parasites Have Devoured Their Hosts, Your Retirement Plan and the US Economy

Charles P. Pierce: West Point Official Advocates Targeting Law Professors With Drone Strikes

Ben and Jerry Won't Tell You Who's Trying to Kill Iran Deal

Koch Brother Claims He Is a Libertarian, but He Wants to Control a Lot of Our Choices
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

California climate researchers sound the alarm at symposium: ‘There’s no way out’

Pope Francis tells priests to pardon women who have abortions

Zimmerman brags about killing Trayvon Martin: ‘We all know how it ended for the last moron that hit me’

Ohio Republicans Are Freaking Out About the Denali Name Change

Unsettling Video Shows Oakland Cop Spit on a Man for Filming Him

China’s economic downturn raises concerns about political instability

AFL-CIO President Trumka: GOP Candidates’ Immigration Comments Are Racist

US Military Setting Up Shop in Niger

H&R Block's Push to Make Tax Forms Harder for Low-Income People
Tax preparers stand to benefit from the change the company promoted.

Sanctions for China, Islamic State’s path of destruction, K-Pop for North Korea, and border walls everywhere

1200 Metal Trades Workers Strike At Nuclear Weapons Facility

Will Grassroots Movements Change the Political Discourse in Iowa?

Massive Bankruptcy Tests Texas Utility Regulators

India To Replace 20 Million Streetlights With LEDs In 2 Years

Hawaii Sees 10 Fold Increase in Birth Defects After Becoming GM Corn Testing Grounds

Police in San Antonio fatally shot man with hands up, unaware they were being filmed

Bleeding Wounds and Breastfeeding Hell: The Costs of No Paid Maternity Leave in America

ISIS damages Bel, Syria's 'most important temple,' rights group says

The Turning Point Towards a Low-Carbon Future
-- Bill McKibben for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Alison Parker's parents on gun-control fight: 'We cannot be intimidated'

He took them by surprise: 3 dead, 2 hurt in shooting spree

Scott Walker says building Canada border wall is a 'legitimate issue'
The GOP candidate said voters have raised concerns to him about terrorists entering US from north, as immigration has become hot-button Republican topic.

California court to consider if delays on death row violate US constitution
More prisoners have died of natural causes on death row than have perished in the death chamber, which some say amounts to cruel and unusual punishment.

Dominican Republic-Haiti Crisis Simmers as the OAS Comes Down Hard on the D. R.
Dominican leaders are defensive and in denial, as investigators document 'forced' migration of Haitians out of the DR.

Hard Graft: The Wasteful War in Afghanistan

Escape casts spotlight on Washington use of juvenile inmates to fight wildfires
Teen survives and state suspends decades-old firefighting program

MI6 spy who was found dead in locked bag had 'hacked secrets files about US president'

Nestlé Under Fire For Drawing Tens of Millions of Gallons Of Water For Sale While Paying Only $524 Under An Expired Permit

Why border walls – even with Canada – are not the Republicans' Trump card
The frontrunner says Mexico must pay for a wall. A challenger says a northern barrier is ‘a legitimate issue’. Cost, practicalities and history say otherwise.

Behind Deadly Tianjin Blast, Shortcuts and Lax Rules

Colombia to End Coca Farm Glyphosate Sprayings

David Petraeus' bright idea: give terrorists weapons to beat terrorists

Prison Nation: How America's incarceration system is like a distinct nation

Thousands of refugees stranded at Budapest train station

Longer Hours, More Stress, No Extra Pay: It’s Not Just Amazon, It’s the Modern Workplace

What the World Would Look Like Without Humans
-- Cole Mellino of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Ex-Fukushima nuke worker sues Tepco over cancer

Is Obama in Alaska to Warn About Global Warming or to Accede to It?
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

California agrees to move thousands of inmates out of solitary confinement

SEIU Backs Fort Lauderdale Airport Workers In Rally For Living Wage

Murder Rates Are Sharply Rising in Many US Cities
Cities across the nation are seeing a startling rise in murders this year

Kentucky clerk continues to deny gay-marriage licenses, ‘under God’s authority’

FBI Had 12-Page File On George Carlin Because He Made Jokes About Government
Anyone that speaks out against the injustices of the world, whether they are a dangerous terrorist or a harmless comedian, will receive unwanted attention from government.

'Blind Spot': Progressives Demand Stronger Sanders Stance on Endless War, Pentagon Largesse
Something is seriously missing, say campaigners, when a candidate denounces corporate power and oligarchy without emphasizing militarism and perpetual war.

Over 200 immigrants arrested in four-day sweep across Southern California

Making the connections on tar-sands pollution, racism, and sexism

Personal Housing Expenses See Biggest Jump in 8 Years

In Appalachia, the coal industry is in collapse, but the mountains aren’t coming back

Elizabeth Warren Announces First Campaign Stop Of 2016 Election Cycle

Dean Baker | The China Syndrome: Bubble Trouble

Sticking It to the Man at the Minnesota State Fair

Plaintiffs seek to block Mississippi ban on gay couples adopting

Conservatives Try to Dehumanize Immigrant Women, Trans People

Sanders: I wouldn’t end drone program

Energy storage megashift ahead, battery costs set to fall 60% by 2020

Indonesia May Increase Its Emissions Cut Pledge Ahead of Paris

Dahr Jamail | The World on Fire: Record-Breaking Wildfires, Greenland Melting and the Hottest Month Ever Recorded on Earth

Grenade explodes during Ukraine clashes; 1 officer killed

Refugees Stranded at Hungarian Border as Austria Steps Up Checks

EPA Urged by Nearly 100,000 Americans to Redo Highly Controversial Fracking Study
-- Cole Mellino for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Trump: Women (Who Love Their Husbands) Can’t be Trusted to Keep National Security Secrets

China and Russia are cross-indexing hacked data to target US spies, officials say

Brazil's economy enters recession

Nicki Minaj has something serious to say about race. We should listen to her

VMAs 2015: Kanye West reveals plan for 2020 presidential run

Legendary Horror Director Wes Craven Dead At 76

Hillary Clinton’s Mega-Donors Are Also Funding Jeb Bush

NT Health finds 'higher than expected' blood lead levels in remote Indigenous children

Mount McKinley Will Again Be Called Denali

In the Execution Business, Missouri Is Surging
Defense lawyers call it a crisis; the state says it’s just doing its job.