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The Costs of Border Security

Senators Who Voted Against Background Checks Received More Pro-Gun Contributions

NYT on TPP: Too Secret for Critics to Have a Right to Complain About

Why the US Owns the Rise of Islamic State and the Syria Disaster

Color of Debt: How Collection Suits Squeeze Black Neighborhoods

Texas Board Of Education Member Dismisses Outrage Over Textbooks Calling Slaves ‘Workers’

In the US, Is God a White Racist?
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Valeant Leads Big Pharma Trend of Skyrocketing Drug Prices

New Billboards Bring Messages to Empower and Inspire Black Community

US Mass-Shooting Capital Is Chicago

D.C. Workers Could Soon Get 16 Weeks of Paid Family and Medical Leave

William Rivers Pitt | The Deadly Fraud of "American Exceptionalism"

Autopsy Shows Oklahoma Used Wrong Drug to Execute Man in January

As UT prepares for campus carry, professor to leave 'out of self-protection'

To save chocolate, big food companies have started collaborating

How Putin will Win in Syria

How Did the Democrats Become Favorites of the Rich?

‘Bruised and battered’ activists demand government do more to stop violence against women in Mexico

Swing Asks EU to Respect Rights of Vulnerable Migrants Arriving on its Shores

Catholic Priest Blames Children For Seducing Pedophiles

Shredding the NRA's 'Good Guy With a Gun' Myth

Hillary Clinton to Propose High-Frequency Trading Tax, Volcker Rule Changes
Former New York senator taking aim at dark pools, bank investing in hedge funds.

Right-wing House Freedom Caucus endorses Rep. Daniel Webster for Speaker

The prisoners who kicked Harvard’s ass: Only people who think Ivy Leaguers are smarter than felons were surprised
The response to Eastern New York Correctional Facility's victory says a lot about class and race prejudices.

The Trans-Pacific Free-Trade Charade

CA Governor Signs Landmark Assisted Reproduction Law

Bill Would Allow Texas Teachers To Kill Students

Hillary Clinton announces opposition to Pacific trade pact

With his son terribly ill, a top scientist takes on chronic fatigue syndrome

Palestinian free speech champion forcibly disappeared in Syria

North Korea could hit US homeland with nuclear weapon, says top admiral
Bill Gortney says US prepared to respond if Kim Jong-un were to use nuclear force.

Hillary Clinton says she does not support Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Cult Of The Second Amendment

A Look at Mexico's Armed Conflict Through a Lens of Drug War Capitalism

Charles P. Pierce | The US Military Is Determined to Dodge Responsibility for the Afghan Airstrike

How Interfaith Activists Will Counter This Week's Anti-Muslim Rallies

The Corporate-Friendly World of the TPP

Keep the guns away from campus cops

Living Without a Net: Nearly 50 Percent of Americans Don't Have Any Savings
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

If Apple didn’t hold $181B overseas, it would owe $59B in US taxes

Fortune 500 firms hold $2.1 trillion overseas to avoid taxes: study

The Huffington Post Union Campaign Has Officially Begun
Last week, news leaked that writers at The Huffington Post had formed a committee to unionize. This morning, the campaign began in earnest.

With Renewables on the Rise, Dirty Fuels Losing Competitive Edge

Doctors Without Borders seeks possible war crime charges after US airstrike in Afghanistan
The charity said they want to form an independent international commission that would investigate the bombing that killed 22 people.

Justice Department set to free 6,000 prisoners, largest one-time release

Bernie Sanders gaining on Hillary Clinton in California

Yes, Jeb, "Stuff Happens" Because the Bush Family Embraces the Violence of Empire, Racism and Guns
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Fiat Chrysler Workers Could Go On Strike Wednesday Night

Environmental Activists Continue to Face Interrogations at US-Canada Border

The Price of an Oil Spill

Millions Wasted Building Oversized Prisons in Navajo Nation

Sovereign Citizens' Movement May Be Biggest Domestic Terrorist Threat
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Bernie Sanders campaign says pro-Palestine activists should never have been kicked out of Boston rally

The Neoconservatives' Fairy Tales about Syria

Confirmed: American Academy of Pediatrics Cuts Ties With Monsanto
-- Lorraine Chow of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Boy, 11, charged with murdering 8-year-old girl after argument about puppies

Kim Davis And Her Law Firm Just Got Some Very, Very Bad News

Congress Lets Sun Set on Land and Water Conservation Fund

Police Respond To Reported Gunman At Philadelphia Community College

The Conservative Evasion on Guns

Rupert Murdoch: Propaganda Recruit
Journalistic objectivity was never high on Rupert Murdoch’s ethics list, but “secret” records from the 1980s show how far the media magnate went to ingratiate himself with President Reagan by collaborating with U.S. propaganda operations

David Swanson | The Incomprehensible Idea: What Opposing All Wars Means

U.S. trade deficit widens as exports sag, imports from China surge

Top General In Afghanistan: Deadly Airstrike On Hospital Was Mistake

Pentagon Struggles to Explain Afghan Hospital Bombing
New details of the strike contradicted earlier statements from military officials about how a U.S. aircraft wound up attacking and killing 22 people at a Doctors Without Borders facility in Kunduz.

Workers removing Ten Commandments from Oklahoma Capitol

Monthly drone report: Total drone strikes under Obama in Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen now 491 after September attacks

US, Australia Agree on Complicated Compromise on Biologic Drugs

How Ben Carson, Whom Murdoch Calls a “Real Black President,” Will Govern

The Ugly Charter School Scandal Arne Duncan Is Leaving Behind

Ben Carson: Arrogant, Ignorant Victim Blamer

Tennessee’s First Year Of Drug Testing Welfare Applicants Didn’t Go Very Well

Mark Ruffalo Urges Pennsylvania Governor to Enact Immediate Fracking Moratorium

Five Indefensible Tweets From The NRA Since The Oregon Gun Massacre

Lakota women and ranchers lead charge to break silence against uranium mine

New Novel Explores the Lived History of Palestine's Struggle

VW offices raided in emissions probe

Ohio's Lawmakers pass charter school reform bill

San Francisco’s Approach to HIV Is Working

Activists promise largest climate civil disobedience ever at Paris summit
Thousands expected to take part in ‘red line’ blockades of Paris climate summit, after two weeks of colourful protests that have been dubbed ‘the Climate Games’

Monsanto vs. Freedom of Information Act
-- Ralph Nader for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Kevin McCarthy Drops Out of House Speaker Race

For the first time, a top coal industry executive faces criminal charges

A Guide to Donald Trump’s Business Career

Help Support Reporting In Ferguson For The Next Year
With your aid, we've uncovered legal cruelty, exposed official indifference and heard new voices. But there's more to do.

The EU Is Using Warships to Target Human Smugglers. What Could Go Wrong?

The Snowden effect: new privacy wins await after data transfer ruling
The recent European Court of Justice ruling, and the coming court cases over the next year or two, promise a second wave of post-Snowden privacy wins.

Owning Up to Failed 'War on Drugs,' DOJ To Release Wave of Nonviolent Offenders
New guidelines will bring clemency to thousands of low-level offenders, but many more still 'trapped' in broken criminal justice system

Armed Anti-Muslim Activists Plan Mosque Protests In 20 Cities This Week

The Dark History Of The Right's Graphic, Misleading Abortion Images

Overnight Health: Dems accuse GOP chair of hiding Planned Parenthood footage

Governor Brown Signs Aggressive Climate Change Bill

The Soft Bigotry of Ben Carson

Why the US Bombing of an Afghan Hospital Is a War Crime​
-- Robert C. Koehler for BuzzFlash at Truthout

'Polluter Interests Have Been Spending Millions on Disinformation Campaigns'

Scientists say a dramatic worldwide coral bleaching event is now underway

Nato ready to 'defend' Turkey as Russia strikes Syria
Alliance’s secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg, makes comment after violations of Turkish airspace by Russian jets conducting airstrikes in Syria.

Mass Murders are Good for Business

10 Million at Risk of Hunger Due to Climate Change and El Niño, Oxfam Warns

Ben Carson: 'Body With Bullet Holes' Preferable to Gun Control
No, seriously. He said that. On Monday.

5 Indefensible Tweets From The NRA Since The Oregon Gun Massacre

Murder, Incorporated: Guns and the Growing Culture of Violence in the US

11 Trillion Gallons of Water Fell in the Carolinas in the Past Week

This Pennsylvania Community Is Determined to Ban GMOs and Pesticides
-- Ken Roseboro of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Jim Hightower | A Flagrant Liar for President?
-- Jim Hightower on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Democrats on Benghazi Committee Release Devastating Fact Sheet on Gowdy

Disaster plan developed for use if St. Louis landfill fire reaches buried nuclear waste

The Meat Industry Is Licking Its Chops Over Obama's Massive Trade Deal

NBC’s Andy Lack to Meet with Keith Olbermann on Possible MSNBC Return

House’s Planned Parenthood fight is problem for GOP senators

Donald Trump, American hustler: The frightening fascist tendencies of his GOP rise

The US Massacre in Kunduz Exposes the Bankruptcy of Obama’s National-Security Policy

Bernie Sanders launches pro-union bill as battle for organized labor intensifies

11-year-old Ohio boy fatally shoots his 12-year-old brother

Doctors Without Borders airstrike: US alters story for fourth time in four days

Gov. Brown signs bill aimed at eliminating gender wage gap

Breast Cancer Patient Arrested for Protesting TPP: "This Is Price Gouging at the Cost of Lives"

Gun Sales Soar After Surge In US Mass Shootings

US Accepts Blame for Afghan Hospital Attack

Quietly, Congress extends a ban on CDC research on gun violence

Most Americans have less than $1,000 in savings

The New World Disorder

GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham Opposed Aid for New Jersey After Hurricane Sandy but Wants Federal Aid in South Carolina, Because Of Course He Does

Will a killer cop go free in Texas?

High school football reels from fourth player death in a month

Monsanto and Syngenta Tighten Stranglehold on Global Food Supply

South Carolina flooding: 18 dams breached, more trouble ahead

Senate Democrats Nearly Run Table in Recruitment

The TPP Announced Simply Fails to Represent Domestic US Manufacturing Interests

People die because of this man: The real reason we never get gun control, no matter how many people get gunned down
Wayne LaPierre is the NRA's hit man -- and his target is any sensible gun control, no matter the death toll

Edward Snowden's ready to go to prison, waiting on answer from U.S.

Rubio vs. Bush Is Going to Be Nasty, Brutish, and Long

If These Men Aren’t Guilty, Why Can’t They Go Free?
A major investigation says these four men convicted of murder are probably innocent. But prosecutors say that doesn’t matter — and the report should remain secret.

U.S. Steel Canada should stop paying retiree benefits: restructuring monitor

14 Senators Push for Stronger Ethanol Mandate

Baghdad's Green Zone open to public for first time in 12 years
Measure offers limited access to fortified area in Iraqi capital housing political institutions and embassies, with most streets still requiring special badge