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Turns out the world’s first “clean coal” plant is a backdoor subsidy to oil producers

Economic Inequality: It's Far Worse Than You Think
The great divide between our beliefs, our ideals and reality.

Nuclear talks between six world powers and Iran could go on past a midnight deadline, US officials say.

Prosecutors Scrutinize Minority Borrowers’ Auto Loans

Poll Finds Strong Majority of Americans Support an International Climate Agreement

A Man in California Wants to Kill My Son

Arizona Bill Would Fund Predictive Policing Technology

Bottling water without scrutiny: Companies tapping springs and aquifers in California with little oversight

Africa’s Largest Lake Is So Polluted That Parts of It Can No Longer Support Life

New Canadian Counterterrorism Law Threatens Environmental Groups

Nobody, Especially the Government, Knows How Many Mass Graves Have Been Found in Mexico

Twisted Prison Guard Games: Allegations of gladiator matches in a San Francisco jail highlight a history of humiliating rituals.

Google's Campaign Against Antiwar and Alternative Media

California Security Firms Stay in Business After Licenses Are Revoked

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence called for his Legislature to immediately pass clarification to the state's controversial religious freedom act.

Tortured for Being Gay in Indiana
When Dynasty Young reported relentless harassment and abuse to Indianapolis school officials, they didn’t punish the bullies - they expelled him.

Fatal Construction Accident Shows Higher Risks Faced by Latino Workers

Australian Government Knew of Abuse at Asylum Seeker Detention Center Months Before It Acted

Equality groups ready for counterattack against wave of anti-gay bills across US

Ring of Snitches: How Detroit Police Slapped False Murder Convictions on Young Black Men

The Fight Against High-Stakes Testing: A Civil Rights Movement

Cuba Eradicates Syphillis, HIV Transmission to Babies

Protesting restrictions against anti-Israel speakers, Muhlenberg’s Hillel president resigns
Caroline Dorn says steps down because Allentown, Pa. college was barred from hosting Jewish civil rights veterans.

Serfdom, 21st-century style: Woman fired for talking to reporter about living on minimum wage
Motel worker still hasn't found a new job after her boss retaliated against her.

Shooting at NSA headquarters leaves one dead

Elizabeth Warren plays Ted Cruz role with House Democrats

Mexico unveils plan to cap greenhouse gas emissions by 2026

Venezuela has changed, and so should US policy

The counted: inside the search for the real number of police killings in the US
State by state, town by town, cop by cop, a lack of transparency is halting police reform. But part two of a Guardian investigation reveals that a quiet revolution in crime data may be under way – and justice may be next.

Florida’s Climate Denial Could Cause Catastrophic Recession

Dean Baker | Don't Worry About the Robots; the Fed Might Take Your Job

What’s the most energy-efficient kind of light?

Even Senators Are Awestruck by Ted Kennedy’s Senate Chamber

Pennsylvania's Top Lawyer Fights for Clearly Illegal Law Silencing Prisoners and Journalists Who Cover Them

Catch Me if You Can: Fake Cop Investigates VA Deaths

Anti-Wall Street Public Stands Behind a Resolute Elizabeth Warren
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Peruvian Newspaper Reveals TPP Favors Foreign Companies

Duckworth launches Senate bid

Pesticide banned worldwide still used to grow 70% of Australian strawberries

You Owe Us, Corporations: Four Reasons Why and One Way to Pay
-- Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh
Washiqur Rahman’s murder is latest attack on country’s independent writers following similar killing in February of American atheist blogger.

Open Cases: Why One-Third Of Murders In America Go Unresolved

George Takei: Boycott Indiana

New hepatitis C drugs are costing Medicare billions

Why Mexico’s Farmworkers Who Harvest Our Food Are on Strike

Feeling Intense Emotions Doesn't Make You Crazy - But That's Not What Big Pharma Wants You to Think

Why I Fired My Corporate Pharmacy And Went Back To Basics

Fracking Town’s Desperate Laid-off Workers: ‘They Don’t Tell You It’s All a Lie’

Failing Workers Most in Need: Record Number of Unemployed Without Benefits

Thousands Rally Against Cuomo's Billionaire-Backed Education Scheme

Mike Pence Dodges Questions on Anti-Gay Discrimination in Indiana

Nigerian Presidential Vote Is Extended Amid Glitches and Fears of Violence

Schumer's Choice: To Succeed Reid, He Must Back Iran Deal

Thousands March in Indiana to Protest Law Seen Targeting Gays

Turkey’s Parliament Passes Contested Security, Surveillance Laws

The New York Times Publishes Call to Bomb Iran

Monsanto Slapped With $600,000 Fine for Not Reporting Toxic Chemicals Released in Idaho

Sustainable Living Means Making Big Changes; Why Can't We Face Up to It?

France: Hatred à la Mode

Fears of a new global crash as debts and dollar’s value rise

March to martial law? Undercover Special Forces to sweep US Southwest

UN green climate fund can be spent on coal-fired power generation

One Proud Summer: Gay Pride Festivals in North America

In the hunt to be the 2016 GOP pick, top contenders agree on 1 thing: Guns

Blackwater guards facing 30 years for 2007 Iraq shootings ask for leniency

Air Strike at Yemeni Refugee Camp Kills 45

Massive Glacier Melt and Fresh Water Are Pouring Into the Gulf of Alaska

Here Comes a New Wave of Billion-Dollar Hedge Funds

The president and CEO of The Associated Press called for changes to international laws that would make it a war crime to kill journalists or take them hostage.

The World's Worst Climate Villain Just Showed Us Exactly How to Stop Global Warming

For years, conditions inside the United States’ only federal supermax facility were largely a mystery. But a landmark lawsuit is finally revealing the harsh world within

How Brain-Damaging Mercury Puts Arctic Kids at Risk

Big Oil Pressured Scientists Over Fracking Wastewater's Link to Quakes

AT&T’s Plan to Watch Your Web Browsing - and What You Can Do About It

Two Years After Exxon's Mayflower Spill, Will Tougher Pipeline Rules Go Beyond Talk?

In Vietnam, Rampant Wildlife Smuggling Prompts Little Concern

Australia Accidentally Leaked the Personal Information of All the G20 Leaders

There’s a Scientific Consensus on Climate Change?
Much of the public remains unaware of that basic fact, but researchers have found two ways to increase people's knowledge.

It's Time to Talk About the Next System
The Next System Project, which launches today, offers systemic solutions to the systemic climate, political, economic, social and cultural crises the United States is experiencing.

A Court Case So Secret, the US Government Says It Can't Go On

The Justice Department is suing Southeastern Oklahoma State University for discrimination after the school fired a transgender professor in 2011.

Rounding Us Up, and Exposing Us All to Cancer
Cancer is only one of many health consequences of the growing scourge of herbicides, pesticides and GMOs.

Pharmacy Groups Balk at Supplying Lethal Injection Drugs

Keeping felons from earning a living doesn't make us safer, only poorer
70 million adults have arrest or conviction records in the United States - or about one in three adults. Restricting their employment is holding back our economy.

Washington Post: President Obama’s Pledge of “Unprecedented Openness” Violated by Closed, Secretive Administration

Netanyahu's US Popularity Has Declined Sharply: Poll

America’s Amanda Knox tunnel vision: Why we refuse to apply the same scrutiny to our own legal system

Putin pledges support for Palestinian state with capital in East Jerusalem

The Big Lie The Media Tells About Indiana’s New ‘Religious Freedom’ Law

Afghanistan's Economic Recovery: A New Horizon for South-South Partnerships?

Women, Incarcerated: Investigative Series Shows Systemic Abuses of Women in Prisons and Jails

Big-Bank Bad Guys Bully Democracy – And Blow It

On Women Who Refused to Live in Silence and Be Consigned to Oblivion

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy bans state-funded travel to Indiana due to state’s new discrimination law

The uncounted: why the US can't keep track of people killed by police
After a year of high-profile police killings, calls for a national database have gained traction. But how would that work? Tom McCarthy investigates the challenges for law enforcement and government officials alike.

Antarctica Records Hottest Day Ever, New Study Finds Rapid Acceleration of Ice Melt

Does Iran Have Secret Nukes in North Korea?

Gay Refugees From ISIS
If caught by jihadis, Syrian gays may be thrown from rooftops, or ransomed. And many live in fear of their own families. But Lebanon’s not the safe haven they hoped.

Oceans in Crisis: One Woman Will Cross the Pacific to Raise Awareness

Powerful earthquake generates small tsunami off Papua New Guinea
Frighteningly intense tremors hit town of Rabaul for five minutes, but no injuries or major damage reported.

The Folly of Machine Warfare

Toxic contamination: Keeping TVs, computers and other electronic waste out of landfills

Criminalizing Poverty: A Toxic and Growing Phenomenon
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

O'Malley: Presidency 'not some crown' families should share

Amazon tests delivery drones at secret Canada site after US frustration

Farmer Asks Nebraska Oil & Gas Commissioners To Drink Fracking Wastewater Before Approving Plan

Attorneys: Sterilizations were part of plea deal talks

The Politics of the NCAA Sweet Sixteen

Arab leaders announce joint force to intervene in region’s wars

Trevor Noah to Succeed Jon Stewart on ‘The Daily Show’

Moneyballing Justice: "Evidence-Based" Criminal Reforms Ignore Real Evidence

Grabbing Africa's Seeds: The New Commercialization Agenda

US Oligarchs Want It All, and They Want It Now

A new law in Utah mandates outside agencies investigate officer-involved shootings

Dirty Power: Sweden Wants Your Garbage for Energy

Disproportionate Representation: A Look at Women Leadership in Congress

CIA Document Reveals Ecuador Part of Operation Condor

LAPD Not Sufficiently Checking Patrol Car Videos for Officer Misconduct, Audit Finds

The Vicious Cycle of Payday Loans

We Need a Million More Bowe Bergdahls, Says a Former US Army Ranger

Federal Study Finds Alarming Use of Antipsychotics Among Nation's Poor Children, Foster Kids

NLRB to weigh in on McDonald’s labor dispute

Arizona school officials protest education cuts, so the legislature makes their protests illegal

Radical Walt! (Whitman, That Is)

Lee Kuan Yew and Benjamin Netanyahu: The Politics of Fear

Arab leaders agree to form joint military force to combat jihadis in region

The planet won’t notice you recycle, and your vote doesn’t count
But you should do it anyway. The definitive guide to screaming at, coping with, and profiting from climate change.