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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%

How a Little Hospitality Has Helped Grow the Movement for Migrant Rights

Scotland’s Independence Vote Shows a Global Crisis of the Elites

Coach Tied to Beating of Gay Couple Leaves Job

Scotland’s Other Big Vote Allows Women in the Cradle of Golf
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club overwhelmingly voted to open its membership beyond the current 2,500 men and to admit women for the first time.

Anti-Coal Campaigners Continue to Win in the Northwest

Clapper Changes His Story on False Statements to Congress on Bulk NSA Data Collection

Pat Robertson: "One Little Jewish Radical" has "Terrorized" Our Cowardly Military

How Gender Mattered in the Rise and Fall of Debbie Wasserman Schultz

The New Way Insurers Are Shifting Costs to the Sick
Health policy experts say insurers may be forcing people with a variety of illnesses — including Parkinson’s disease, diabetes and epilepsy — to pay more for their drugs.

Tsarnaev Defense Requests Trial Delay, Change of Venue Hearing
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a judge Thursday to hold a hearing on a venue change and for more time to prepare for trial.

Obama Peddles New Iraq War to a Nation With a Dead Imagination
-- Robert C. Koehler for BuzzFlash at Truthout

The 2014 NFL: Where Racketeers Condemn Child Abusers

At Elite Media, "Scientific" Racists Fit In Fine

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Diagnosed With Aggressive Cancer

Senate GOP Blocks Fair Pay, Continues War on Women

Sea Change: The Ecological Disaster That Nobody Sees
As public attention focuses on climate change, pollution, acidification and overfishing push many ocean species to the edge of collapse. A Global Ocean Commission report says that we must act now to save the earth's wildest and most productive ecosystem.

Harvey Wasserman | Corporate Personhood Is the Ebola Virus of Climate Chaos

Salmon Return to Washington’s Elwha River for the First Time in 102 Years

Israeli Archaeologist Discovers Huge Monument Older Than the Pyramids

The Salaita Case and the Big Money Takeover of State Universities

How Conservative Christians Are Trying Their Damnedest to Make America's Kids Wildly Ignorant
You wouldn't believe what they're trying to stick in school kids' curriculum.

Scots Turn Out for Historic Vote on Future of UK
With polls showing a tight contest, the pro-breakaway nationalists and the status quo unionists made frenzied appeals.

Tomgram: Rebecca Solnit, What to Do When You're Running Out of Time

Demonizing the Minimum Wage

The Occupy Movement Takes On Student Debt

Advocate for Domestic Workers’ Rights Wins MacArthur "Genius" Award

The Bad News Is This "Recovery" Is Still Invisible for Ordinary People

Police Brutality – Because By Seeing It We Might Be Able to Stop It

Darren Wilson, Ferguson Officer Who Shot Michael Brown, Appears Before Grand Jury

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

Saudi Clerics Declare ISIS Terrorism a "Heinous Crime" Under Sharia Law

Massachusetts District Attorney Makes History: Recognizes Necessity of Defending Climate

Write-In Candidate for US Senate Unveils "With Jews We Lose" Signs

NJ Senator Cory Booker Aims to Strip Pro Sports Leagues of Tax-Exempt Status

Charles P. Pierce | George Will, Hacko di Tutti Hacki

Beyond Divestment: Climate-Concerned Philanthropists Pledge to Move Billions to Wind and Solar

Janet Yellen Should Stop Telling the Economically Exploited to Save Money They Don't Have
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Grand Prairie Homecoming Queen Shares Her Crown With Bullied Classmate

Sean Hannity Worries the Adrian Peterson Case Will Prevent Parents From Teaching Kids That "Being Gay Is Not Normal"
The Fox News host made the leap from implicating Peterson in child abuse to a liberal attack on conservative morals

Al Gore Is Still Trying to Save Us, One Graph at a Time
Watching the former veep host the 24 Hours of Reality event this week was like stepping into a time machine.

The Fake Abortion Clinics Of America

GOP Congressman: Don’t Trust Climate Scientists, They’re In It for the Money

The Next Round of an Unwinnable War Beckons

Senate Control May Not Be Decided on Election Day

The Wheel Turns, the Boat Rocks, the Sea Rises: Change in a Time of Climate Change

Children's Rights Groups Urge Defense Program to Stop Giving School Cops Military Hardware

US Prisoner Population on the Rise Again After 3-Year Decline

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

VA Official Acknowledges Link Between Delays and Patient Deaths

Coalition Calls for Complete Ban on Fracking

Did Senator Orrin Hatch Just Censor Testimony on the Retirement Crisis?

Five Signs the Dark-Money Apocalypse Is Upon Us

Climate Change Is Real. Want to Live? It's Up to People Like You
Politicians don’t understand. They just smile and hold the hand of big business. And so we march. Because destroying the Earth is not a good idea. It really isn’t

Seventeen Year Old Missouri Teen in Coma After Being Tasered by Police

The US Government Never Understood Afghanistan and Still Doesn't

Rapture-Related Christian Movies Are More Popular Than Ever. Will The Trend Last?
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Apple Will No Longer Unlock Most iPhones, iPads for Police, Even With Search Warrants

Fiji's Pacific Climate Warriors Are Ready to Stand Up for Climate Change Action

Obama Insists US Will Not Get Drawn Into Ground War in Iraq