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France Now Joins US in Official Endless Government State of "Terrorist" Emergency

Why some conservatives say Trump talk is fascist

Red meat linked to increased stroke risk

By banning protest at COP21, Hollande is silencing those facing the worst impacts of climate change and its monstrous violence

Why Cop Who Killed Laquan McDonald IS Representative of the Chicago Police Department

FOX News Has Blood on Its Hands

Are the US and Europe Closer to War With Russia Over the Turkish Government Downing of a Russian Military Plane?

Pfizer Buying Allergan So It Can Pretend To Be Irish In Tax Scam

US Military Finds Scapegoats for Doctors Without Borders Hospital Attack

Climate change makes past five-year period the warmest on record

Walmart's Sinister Spying on Its Employees

Shots Fired at Minneapolis Black Lives Matter Protest Second Night in a Row

La Via Campesina struggle against femicide and violence against women

Only Due to a Court Order, Rahm Emanuel Finally Release Video of Chicago Cop Murdering a Black Teen

NYT: Chicago Rarely Penalizes Officers for Complaints, Data Shows

Canada to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by end of February

This GOP Presidential Candidate "Understands Less About Science Than the Average Kindergartner"
-- Cole Mellino of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

A Year Without Tamir

Black Lives Matter Activists Are Shot While Trump Is Busy Sharing a Neo-Nazi Graphic on Twitter

After outcry, Minnesota GOP deletes tweet about 'Negro problem'

SATIRE: Cockroaches following Russian jet story with interest

Neocons Make Rubio Their Favorite
With Sen. Marco Rubio surging in the polls, neoconservatives have found their favorite candidate, a fresh face who would put them firmly back in the driver's seat of US foreign policy. He is a perfectly crafted neoconservative Ken doll.

An Open Letter to Congress: Do Not Cede to Fear
Refugees are not the enemy.

Bomb on presidential guard bus kills at least 14 in Tunis

The War on Terror Is a War on Youth: Paris and the Impoverishment of the Future

Georgia sent out CDs of data from six million voters containing Social Security numbers, birth dates
Secretary of state attributes the information dump to a “clerical error.”

Gunfight breaks out at New Orleans playground, injuring 16

Blame the West’s interventions for today’s terrorism

Coke Adds Fraud: Exposing the Beverage Giant's Shady Research Practices

ACLU sues Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, demands state accept Syrian refugees

This Judge Just Condemned Wisconsin's Abortion Law as Unconstitutional. Read the Withering Ruling

VItter Defeat Clears Way For Obamacare Medicaid Expansion In Louisiana

COP21: Too Little, Too Late? Temperature, CO2 Thresholds Breached as Climate Disruption Intensifies

Dallas Mayor Says He’s More Fearful Of Armed White Men Than Syrian Refugees

The Climate Change Pledges Are In. Will They Fix Anything?

Northwestern holds vigil for Trans Day of Remembrance

Four theories why Donald Trump’s many falsehoods aren’t hurting him

The Post-Paris War on Encryption Is an Opportunistic Attack on Our Civil Liberties

Russia's Putin in Iran for talks set to focus on Syria

World’s Northern White Rhino Population Down to 3 After Death at San Diego Zoo

"The Feminist Utopia Project": Figuring Out the Futures We Want to Build

Prince Charles Agrees With Bernie Sanders: Climate Change a Root Cause of Syrian War
-- Cole Mellino for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Anti-Muslim Is Anti-American

On hunger strike in the heart of Texas

Paris suspect Salah Abdeslam still on run after Belgian police raids
Twenty-one arrested but key target remains at large as Brussels continues lockdown, with schools and metro closed.

Pfizer and Allergan to merge in $160-billion pharmaceutical deal that spotlights tax inversions

New tests provide glimmer of hope for Dungeness crab season

Former Drone Operators Say They Were “Horrified” By Cruelty of Assassination Program

US anthropologists back Israel boycott in landslide vote

First EPA chief accuses Republicans of ignoring science for political gain
William Ruckelshaus, who this week will receive the presidential medal of freedom, says candidates are harming US’s reputation ahead of Paris climate talks.

Saudi Arabia Sentences Poet To Death For Being An Atheist and Insulting The Country

High price tag for water contamination at missile sites

School dropout rate rising as drought boosts hunger in Zimbabwe

Belgians respond to Brussels terror alert by flooding Twitter with cat pics

Almost a Century Ago, another Democratic Socialist Ran for President of the United States—from His Prison Cell

The United States Didn’t Just Help Topple Allende—We Trained the Economists, Too
A new documentary, Chicago Boys, looks at the Chilean economists who brought neoliberalism from the halls of Chicago to the policies of Latin America.

How the media blew reporting the Chicago cop’s shooting of a teen

Reimagining Journalism to Get the Truth Out About the One Percent

Why We Must Stop Drinking Bottled Water
-- Annie Leonard of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Texas Planned Parenthood Affiliates Sue to Reinstate Medicaid Funding

Trump Claims That He Can Predict Terrorism by How He "Feels"

Shifting the Focus From the Laquan McDonald Murder Video and Back to the Systems That Killed Him

Emails reveal racists plotted confrontation with Black Lives Matters activists days before shooting

The xenophobic outburst on Capitol Hill and across the heartland won’t make us safer. In fact, it plays directly into the hands of terrorist organizations like Islamic State.

Obscene Golden Parachutes Are Part of America’s Rising Wealth Inequality

Salmon Fishermen and Women, Consumer Groups Criticize FDA Approval of Frankenfish

Bad Policy, Bad Ethics: U.S. Military Bases Abroad

Charts show the lack of diversity among U.S. college professors

Photos of Resolute Protests Against CPD Brutality Against Black Community Following Release of Shooting Video

Clinton Snubs MoveOn Candidate Forum

Video of Chicago Police Officer Murdering Black Teen Is Released Reflecting Police Occupation of Many Black Communities in Chicago

Calling Out the Republican Party as a Hate Group

NRA Ensures People Suspected of Being Terrorists Have Right to Buy Guns
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Brutal Cynicism: Lobbyists, in Strategy Session, Conclude That Refugee Crisis “Helps Us” Defeat Regulations

Penn. GOP Officials Caught Joining Neo-Nazis in Anti-Refugee Rallies

Two suspects arrested in shooting of five Black Lives Matter protesters

Paul Krugman | Caricatures and Labor Force Distortions

The Man Beaten And Choked At A Donald Trump Rally Tells His Story

Obama Says Turkey Has Right to Defend Airspace

Another victim in ICE's ongoing war

Provocateurs and Political Opportunists in the Age of Terrorism
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

US-armed Syrian rebels 'hit Russian helicopter with missile' as it searched for downed plane pilots

Nestlé​ admits slavery and coercion used in catching its seafood

Welcome to the GOP’s age of rage: Shocking new study shows how anger is fueling the Republican Party

Turkey Shoots Down Russian Warplane Near Syria Border

Chicago officer who shot black teen 16 times to face murder charge, reports say
Reports say charge is expected on Tuesday, one day before judge’s deadline for releasing video of shooting of Laquan McDonald by officer Jason Van Dyke

Donald Trump on waterboarding: 'Even if it doesn't work they deserve it'

Donald Trump's Pants Are on Fire Again: "Trump, Carson repeat disputed 9/11 celebration claim"

Trump retweets fake, racially charged crime data from non-existent group

Pew: White Christians no longer a majority

Carson incorrectly says Jefferson crafted Constitution

Syria refugee fight emerges as government shutdown threat

Chipotle E. Coli Outbreak Spreads To Six States

Gov. Cuomo to Order Large Increase in Renewable Energy in New York by 2030

Fired Benghazi Committee Staffer Sues Trey Gowdy For Defamation

Twitter Reacts To David Brooks' Article: 'My $120,000 Vacation'

Stranded migrants sew their mouths shut in protest at Macedonian border

Each piece of garbage has a story. This artist traces it

Hotel chain bans bacon and sausage from breakfast menu

New Report Highlights Growing Number of Aging People in Prison

Texas family struggles to keep health insurance – and survive cancer
PPO plans give patients flexibility to choose almost any doctor or hospital but they are an endangered species on the Affordable Care Act’s 2016 exchanges.

Sanders aide calls Clinton tax plans "Republican-lite"

Republicans think being pro-family means forcing women to have babies
The right to have an abortion is about bodily integrity, equality and, yes, family.

Some Muslims are changing the way they dress to avoid post-Paris hatred

Signs of a Dying Society
-- Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout

More Than Half the Trees in the Amazon at Risk of Extinction. Are Your Groceries to Blame?

Scientists say feeding fish soy, not fish, more sustainable; environmentalists not so sure

Is the antibiotic apocalypse nigh?

Sixteen people hospitalised after New Orleans shooting

It’s official—NSA did keep its e-mail metadata program after it “ended” in 2011
The New York Times gets a new NSA doc confirming what some had long suspected.