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Afghanistan Survival Skills
Former US Army Ranger and conscientious objector Rory Fanning says Anand Gopal's book answers the questions that haunted him both during and after his tours, such as “Was it Islam that was creating terrorists - or was it US imperialism?”

Scientists Report Global Rise in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Year of the campaign cheapskate
Already in 2014, candidates have gone to often humorous lengths to show just how frugal they are and how that would translate to Congress to get elected.

eBay security flaw has existed for months

Climate Marchers Crowd Into Streets, Holding Signs, Dancing to Brass Bands
At Columbus Circle, marchers flowed by at a rate of about 10 per second.

Desmond Tutu: We fought apartheid. Now climate change is our global enemy.

Former Blackwater CEO says his mercenaries could have stopped ISIS if not for Obama

The GOP Social Security Deception Game Is on - Here's How to Fight Back

‘Liable for damage’: Families of Germans killed in MH17 crash to sue Ukraine

First Same-Sex Marriage Celebrated in Mexico's Northern State

David Swanson | Turn Left for Earth

The Charitable Society or "How to Avoid the Poor and Perpetuate the Wealth Gap"

Why a kindergarten teacher is running for Congress

Darrien Hunt’s story becoming all too familiar

The Vietnam War Presaged the War in Afghanistan: Civilians Endlessly Suffer

Violence Directed at Anbar University Students From All Sides

Criminal or victim?
Communities weigh how to deal with battle-scarred soldiers who do wrong after coming home.

Cecily McMillan: On Being a Woman Inside and Outside of the Criminal Justice System

After Surgery, Surprise $117,000 Medical Bill From Doctor He Didn’t Know

“Officer Of The Year” For Protecting Women, Accused Of Using Police Resources To Stalk Women

Watch People’s Climate March Live Right Here on Sunday

Crossing the Line
When the Keystone XL pipeline came through Lori Collins’ farm in Paris, Texas, she welcomed it—until her house flooded with sewage.

In movies, violence against women lets filmmakers indulge toxic fantasies

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Reactor on FIVE Earthquake Fault Lines! How Can We Shut It Down?

Illinois judge rules police entitled to Swat raid over parody Twitter account

“Tale of Two Cities:” New York Has Become the Capital of Inequality

Colorado Gubernatorial Candidate Promises To Seize And Sell America’s National Parks, Forests And Public Lands

Stanford's Coal Divestment: Meet Two Students - and One President - Who Made It Happen

Climate Change You Can Believe In
Climate change deniers persist in telling us it just ain't so, like the tobacco industry claiming for decade after decade that nicotine wasn’t addictive or that cigarettes couldn't kill you.

The Deadly Truth About Vaccine Denialism
"People assume this will never happen to them until it happens to them"

United States for Sale, Cheap: $2 Billion Should Do It
-- Jane Stillwater for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Abortion Opponents Take Fight With Planned Parenthood to Ridiculous Extreme in Miss America Battle

Close-Up Aerial Photos of Africa's Last Elephants

Florida Man Who Allegedly Killed His Six Grandkids and His Daughter Previously Killed His Son
...and he still got hold of a gun.

Who Is Running Phony Cell Phone Towers Around The United States?

Quarter of Americans Open to Secession

Survivalist Killer on the Run Brings Life in the Poconos to a Standstill
Winding roads of this Pennsylvania tourist idyll hold fear around each corner after Eric Frein killed a police officer and vanished

Paul Krugman | Errors and Emissions

Islamic State: "US Failure to Look Into Saudi Role in 9/11 Has Helped ISIS"

WATCH LIVESTREAM: NYC Climate Convergence: The Warm Up to People’s Climate March

Eight Dead in Attack on Ebola Team in Guinea: "Killed in Cold Blood"

While We March for the Climate, Governments Meet With Polluters

Tony Perkins: US Constitution Doesn't Protect Muslims

Are We at War?
The President called the fight against ISIS a “counterterrorism campaign.” What’s in a name?

Kansas Court Rules With Democrat, Shaking Up Race for Control of US Senate

Hummus Over Humidors: Farmers Reportedly Turning to Chickpeas Over Tobacco

Heartache for those dreaming of Scottish independence

Scotland votes 'no' to independence in historic referendum: 55% to 45%

Amazon's 'flying rivers' dry up
Scientists in Brazil believe the loss of billions of liters of water released as vapor clouds by Amazon rainforest trees is the result of continuing deforestation and climate change – leading to devastating drought.

Scotland leader says voters were 'tricked' into rejecting independence by a last-minute vow

US will not commit to climate change aid for poor nations at UN summit

Current and former female firefighters of the United States Forest Service have filed a complaint with the Department of Agriculture alleging that they suffered job discrimination, harassment and sexual abuse at the hands of male co-workers and that top agency officials failed to stop it.

From Paris to New York, people rally against climate change

Hidden Source of Industry Influence Threatens Toxic Chemical Regulations

Antonin Scalia’s bad law, bad history: How the Supreme Court legalized corruption
Citizens United sparked a political revolution that would have left the Founders revolted.

Obama Taps Star General to Build Syrian Rebel Army to Fight ISIS
General Michael Nagata is promising to build a new force to destroy ISIS but lawmakers worry he has been given an impossible mission.

Powerful NSA Official Potentially Self-Dealing With Defense Contractor

Worried About Climate Change? Ban Fracking on Federal Lands

Dianne Feinstein Wants NFL Players Accused of Domestic Violence to Be Benched

PHOTOS: Thousands March in Biggest Climate Change Rally Ever

Truthout Interviews Marjorie Cohn on Racial Discrimination and Perpetual War (VIDEO)

Thousands join People's Climate March around the world – live

Naomi Klein | Climate change is a global emergency. Stop waiting for politicians to sound the alarm.

Terror on Embassy Row: The CIA's assassination of Orlando Letelier

A Digital Desert: The Internet Debate Pits Local Communities Against Broadband Giants

With Ebola crippling the health system, Liberians die of routine medical problems

Professors on food stamps: The shocking true story of academia in 2014

Police Have a Much Bigger Domestic Abuse Problem Than the NFL

Immigration-rights activist detained in Orange County, marked for deportation

Family of Utah man shot dead 'from behind' by police call for federal inquiry

Faulty shale gas wells contaminated drinking water in two states

Anti-Islam ad campaign to run on New York City buses and subways

Roger Goodell Blames NFL Personal Conduct Policy For His Failings On Domestic Abuse

House Bans War Powers Resolution Actions

Scotland sticks with the UK, but union fissures laid bare

SATIRE: Sperm Convicted With Murder

Even a Top Democrat Thinks Obama's Legal Case for War Makes No Sense
Obama is trying to argue the group is the “true inheritor of bin Laden” in order to legally justify the war. Just don't tell al Qaeda, which booted ISIS in February.

David Swanson | Killed by Congressional Cowardice

Cliven Bundy's Chutzpah: He Blames Government for His Cow Severely Injuring Woman
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Center for Public Integrity Will Hire 50 Freelancers to Probe Statehouse Corruption

Obesity in Pacific Islands 'a Colonial Legacy' of Settlers Trying to Civilize the Locals

Health Insurers Do End Run around Requirement to Cover Pre-Existing Conditions

Bush Lawyer John Yoo Backs Obama's Undeclared War on ISIS

The Political Economy of Israeli Apartheid and the Specter of Genocide

North Carolina Prison Imposes 9-Month Lockdown on 600 Inmates

Florida Shooting: Man Kills Six Grandchildren and Daughter in Murder-Suicide

Federal Judge Rules Mormon Cult Can Use Hobby Lobby Ruling to Hide Child Labor

Poll: 64 Percent of Americans Cannot Identify All Three Branches of Government

Senate Republican Leaders Introduce Bill That Would Permanently Hobble Federal Labor Law

Deep Inside the Wild World of China's Fracking Boom

Pat Robertson Loses It After Air Force Nixes "God" Oath for Atheists: "How Can They Fly?"

A Pep Rally for the Planet
Tens of thousands are expected to march through midtown Manhattan on Sunday to ask world leaders to act on climate change. They will almost certainly be disappointed.

Long-Buried Nazi Death Chambers Unearthed

The Guardian Coverage of the Defeat of the Scottish Independence Referendum

Vote Breakdown on Scottish Independence Referendum