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Child soldiers make up a third of Yemeni fighters, says Unicef

Do North Korean Missiles Really Threaten Japan?

American Sikh actor Waris Ahluwalia barred from US-bound flight over turban row
Waris Ahluwalia was en route to New York fashion week when Aeromexico staff refused to let him board the plane because of his religious headwear

Bush: I'd 'Eliminate' The Supreme Court's Citizens United Ruling

Female Genital Mutilation—The Numbers Keep Rising

Right-Wing Think Tanks Are Factories of Cruel Ideas
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Cleanup Plan Approved for Asbestos-Contaminated Montana Town

Economists keep saying we should put a price on nature. Now they’ve finally done it

This Is How Hillary Clinton Gets the Coverage She Wants

Abortion Rights Take Center Stage at Republican Debate

Bernie Sanders’s Tax Plan Would Test an Economic Hypothesis

Hillary Helps a Bank—and Then It Funnels Millions to the Clintons

Without Paper Ballots, Fear of Vote Rigging Clouds 2016 Primaries

GOP Candidates Agree To Discuss Climate Change With Florida Mayors

Planned Parenthood Clinic to Reopen After Deadly Shooting

Hong Kong clashes as police clear food stalls

Gruesome Tumors on Sea Turtles Linked to Climate Change and Pollution
-- Lorraine Chow for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Rubio Short-Circuits, Cruz Keeps Lying, Trump Keeps Winning - Saturday's GOP NH Debate

Report: Sanders Made $1,892 From Speeches In Comparison $153 Million for The Clintons

Black History Month and People with Disabilities

Don't give a damn about the TPP? You're going to wish it gave a damn about you

CPJ concerned by rising pressure on journalists in Israel

It's Primary Day In New Hampshire, And The Early Results Are In

New Hampshire Celebrates A Century Of Voting First

Bloomberg Suggests Again He Might Run as Independent for President

William Rivers Pitt | When Turkeys Fight: The New Hampshire Primary and Beyond

Why Are Black Girls and Women Dying in Police Custody?

Dahr Jamail | Aiming for Venus: Top GOP Candidates United in Denying Climate Change

Feds Open Talks With Environmentalists on Coal Lawsuits

Roger Goodell’s Unstoppable Football Machine
For all the revelations about its brutality, pro football is more popular and profitable than ever. How the NFL commissioner and a group of billionaire owners have kept the league on offense.

San Diego's Oversupply of Water Reaches a New, Absurd Level
San Diego just dumped a half a billion gallons of expensive drinking water purchased during California's drought into a lake.

Not The Onion: Sarah Palin bemoans fact that “humble” Trump “dreads getting caught showing his virtues of generosity and compassion” in public

Seven proposals that could save animals from cruel traps

Mexican State Issues "Gender Alert" to Address Femicide

Some victims of sex crimes are systematically denied the right to be heard in court

Allegations of Racial Profiling at Marco Rubio Event in New Hampshire

Red Cross CEO Dodges Congressional Questions About Cuts Around the Country

Medical neglect can be fatal in privatized immigrant-only prisons

Martin Shkreli Is Just One of Many Pharma A-Holes
They throw lavish boat parties while marking up life-saving medication 5,000 percent.

Socialism is no longer a dirty word: 42 percent of Democrats are in favor of socialism

This Is Why You Can’t Afford a House
The rising cost of housing is one of the greatest burdens on the American middle class. So why hasn’t it become a key issue in the presidential primaries?

Top Hillary Clinton Advisers and Fundraisers Lobbied Against Obamacare

Obama seeks $1.8 billion in emergency funds to combat Zika

Super Bowl City Meets Tent City
A city with a crushing affordable housing crisis just spent $5 million on the Super Bowl.

Chelsea Manning | Prison keeps us isolated. But sometimes, sisterhood can bring us together
I had never spent any real time with another transgender woman before I was incarcerated. At the loneliest time in my life, her friendship meant everything.

Watching the Super Bowl in San Quentin prison: 'It sort of hurts a little bit'

Arctic Sea Ice Levels Hit Record Low After Unusually Warm January

Former Mexican President: We're Not Paying for 'Stupid' Wall

For Many Poor Americans, the Evictions Never End

Neil Young Takes His Anti-Monsanto Message on the Road

Reclaiming the Computing Commons

Racial Justice Is the Key to Democracy Reform

Trump Defends Waterboarding: 'I Have No Doubt That It Does Work

Twenty-three migrants drown as boat capsizes near Turkey, coast guard says

Flint water crisis: residents say Hillary Clinton ‘coming for the entertainment’

Judge orders compensation for elderly black victims of reverse mortgage scam

In NH Debate, Hillary Clinton Touted Henry Kissinger, War Criminal, as Character Reference
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Trump Tried to Pay Vets to Be Props
Trump’s campaign asked a small veterans charity to stand on stage with the mogul at a rally to receive a six-figure check. The charity took a pass.

No Questions About Climate Change at GOP Debate Sponsored by Big Oil

Leaked Police Files Contain Guarantees That Officers’ Disciplinary Records Will Be Kept Secret or Destroyed

Trump at debates: "I’d bring back a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding"

Pharma Executives Worry About Presidential Candidates Demanding Reform

Ted Cruz’s Promise That Big Donors Will Match Campaign Donations Could Break Rules

The Guantánamo in New York You're Not Allowed to Know About

UN Demands Zika-Infected Countries Give Women Access to Abortion and Birth Control

High Lead Levels Were Detected in Nearly 400 Flint Homes, and There May Be More

South Carolina cleanup results show there's hope after coal ash contamination

Giving Peace Very Little Chance
What the next US president can do to bring endless warfare to an end is one of the most important issues of Campaign 2016, but it is getting only a cursory treatment in debates as politicians seem to fear neocon wrath if they seek peace.

Meet the Evangelicals Who Hate Donald Trump

It’s almost over for Hillary: This election is a mass insurrection against a rigged system

Chicago Police Retire to Evade Punishment While Collecting Six-Figure Pensions

Fracking Water Causes California Earthquakes Says New Study

The Alberta government's attempt to balance competing interests in the oilsands region has failed to protect aboriginal rights, lands and health from industrial development.

Hillary Clinton: Endorsed by all the best war criminals and scumbag billionaires

Male fish in two of North Jersey’s most protected areas have developed female sexual characteristics, suggesting parts of the waterways are contaminated with chemicals that throw hormone systems radically off.

About the Aftermath That Sanders Predicted ...

VIDEO: Jeremy Corbyn Takes Down Big Banks During Surprise Appearance

Cruz's "Pseudoscientific" Climate Claims
While on the campaign trail in New Hampshire, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz gave a speech to local residents that contained inaccurate and misleading claims about climate science and its terminology.

The F Word: Yes, Donald Trump Is a Fascist, and That Matters

The celebrated seafood of the northeast US, such Maine lobster and New England clams, is under threat from warming temperatures and ocean acidification, a new study warns.

Political Crisis Dampens Carnival Festivities in Haiti

The Bernie Sanders Path to Victory in the South: African American Union Leaders

Palestinian hunger striker Muhammad al-Qiq in "struggle against death"

Emails Reveal Early Suspicions of a Flint Link to Legionnaires' Disease

Chris Christie Signs Bill Privatizing New Jersey's Water Supply

This Map Helps Explain Texas' Planned Parenthood Blunder

Regulatory showdown in California wheat field
A wheat farm pockmarked with pooled water here has become a launch pad for an agribusiness legal assault on a major Obama administration rule that redefines the scope of the Clean Water Act.

The 2016 Elections: The Questions Virtually No One Is Asking, Much Less Answering

Hunger Is Bad, Especially for Kids
The Obama administration recently announced two new initiatives to reduce childhood food insecurity. Here's why that's a really, really good thing.

Tackling Climate Change in the Caribbean: Natural Solutions to a Human Induced Problem

Brazil Wages War against Zika Virus on Several Fronts

Memories of FGM: 'I was screaming in pain and fear'
Assita Kanko, a politician in Brussels, recalls when she underwent female genital mutilation as a child in Burkina Faso.

China Has Finally Told Hong Kong It Is Holding the Three Missing Booksellers

Cruz and Rubio: Heirs to Bush-Obama Militarism

Yep, The Oregon Standoff Is Still Going -- And If Anything It's Getting Weirder

Ladydrawers: The Gresham Experiment, Part 1

The Obama Administration Recklessly Escalates Confrontation With Russia
By quadrupling military spending on NATO’s forces on Russia’s border, Washington risks turning the new Cold War into a hot one.

Warming World Spreads a Wider Welcome Mat for Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes

Regulating Banks vs. Displacing Them: Where Clinton and Sanders Disagree on Wall Street

Trans-Pacific Partnership signed in New Zealand; protesters include indigenous Maori

Freedom co-owner Tis gets no jail time for chemical spill

Beyond Deportation: Fixing a Broken Immigration System

Obama trade deal taking a hit in presidential race

Time for Reparations? How the Marijuana Industry Is Excluding People of Color

Virginia bills would put limits on role of police in schools

U.N. Agency Proposes Limits on Airlines’ Carbon Emissions

New Mexico Anti-Choice Copycat Bill Dies in Committee

100 billionaires are trying to purchase the next president

Twitter planning 'regular and consistent action' to curb harassment and abuse

The Role Race Plays in the War On Drugs

Why did Mississippi police release two versions of fatal shooting report?
Ricky Ball was killed by police in October 2015, but attempts to obtain official documents have left many unanswered questions and a community outraged

Americans Still Feel Locked Out of Homeownership by Money Woes

Berlin Will Open a Center for LGBT Refugees Next Month

Ted Cruz's Chief Dirty Trickster and the Degradation of Politics
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Sanders Disavows Sexist BernieBros

Top Hillary Clinton Advisers and Fundraisers Lobbied Against Obamacare

Selective Iowa Recount Shows Clinton "Lead" Narrowing

Hillary Clinton on shakeup rumors: 'We're going to take stock'

Mark Ruffalo: We're Heading Toward a National Water Crisis
-- Mark Ruffalo on EcoWatch for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Incremental Change Will Not Resolve the Injustices of the Racially and Economically Oppressed
-- Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Financial Reform: It's About Improving the Financial System, Not 2008

UN: Mass deaths in Syrian jails amount to crime of "extermination"

Inside the Plan to Create a Bipartisan Climate Caucus in the US House

Donald Trump boasts he’s tough enough to reject Syrian refugee children: “I can look in their faces and say you can’t come”

Hundreds of Immigration Court Interpreters Say They Haven't Been Paid Since Last Year

At Least 35 Refugees Die After Boats Capsize on Way to Greece

Yet another post-Iowa poll shows Sanders and Clinton tied nationally

Kasich Passes Rubio for 2nd Place in New Hampshire

The Might of US Empire Was on Full Display at Super Bowl 50: A Bizarre War Spectacle Extraordinaire

Here's How Much Big Oil Spent on Lobbying in California Last Year

West Virginia Senate takes up multimillion dollar tax cut for energy industries

New Federal Gas Storage Regulations Likely to Mimic Industry's Guidelines
Federal pipeline agency's response to Aliso Canyon disaster will likely lean on industry proposals that don't require emergency shutoffs or safer pipes.

Hillary can’t dodge Goldman Sachs questions forever

Unsafe Lead Levels in Tap Water Not Limited to Flint

Haiti president steps down without successor in place

Hobby Lobby Is Backing a Surprising Candidate for President

Mexican Indigenous Ask Pope to Apologize for Mass Genocide

San Francisco police officers handcuffed a car-theft victim, ran his name for warrants and then released him into the waiting arms of federal immigration agents, records show, in what is being investigated as a possible breach of local sanctuary-city laws.

An Open Letter to Gloria Steinem on Intersectional Feminism

“Intelligent people know that the empire is on the downhill”: A veteran CIA agent spills the goods on the Deep State and our foreign policy nightmares

Frantic campaigning on eve of New Hampshire vote

New Hampshire Republicans Are Really, Really Anti-Science

Syrian refugees: We did not flee for tents

Some victims of sex crimes are systematically denied the right to be heard in court

Nearly a decade after plutocrats exploded the economy, we're just as unequal as ever — and people are fed up

Top Hillary Clinton Advisors and Fundraisers Lobbied Against Obamacare

Bill Clinton Says Bernie Sanders Lives In A 'Hermetically Sealed Box.' Translation: Let the DC Elite Rule!

Bernie Sanders may win big this week. Panelists share why he has their vote

Black Culture and History Matter

Trump and Sanders make final push on day before New Hampshire primary – live coverage

Capitalism, Slavery, Racism and Imprisonment of People of Color Cannot Be Separated

Oil Industry Group's Own Report Shows Early Knowledge of Climate Impacts
A report the American Petroleum Institute commissioned in 1982 revealed its knowledge of global warming, predated its campaign to sow doubt.

Water woes: Tap runs brown in Louisiana’s impoverished northeast
With infrastructure funds going unspent, residents have lack of drinking supplies and iron sediment flowing from pipes.

Inside the Fast Food Workers’ Protest at the New Hampshire Republican Debate

David Swanson | The Super Bowl Promotes War

New York investigates radioactive leak in groundwater near city
Gov. Andrew Cuomo orders review following detection of ‘alarming levels of radioactivity’ at nuclear power plant 40 miles north of Manhattan

In New Hampshire, TV Station Partners With Interest Groups That Push Candidates on War and Austerity

Lead poisoning in Pennsylvania, New Jersey may be worse than Flint

A federal court has ordered the US Army Corps of Engineers to pay for the toxic waste cleanup at a historic Yakama Nation fishing site on the Columbia River.

French law forbids food waste by supermarkets

Flint residents en route to Washington: 'We want results' amid water crisis

London Moves to Criminalize Homelessness
A new law in London would fine the homeless £1,000 for sleeping outside or "loitering."

Koch brothers' super PAC rakes in millions from Southern businessmen

This Is What Democracy Looks Like
Participatory budgeting begins in Chicago for 2016

These 13 People Could Become the UK's First Ever Climate Prisoners

Amid water crisis, many desperate to escape Flint but lack means to do so

Jeffrey D. Sachs | Hillary Is the Candidate of the War Machine

US Judge Approves Extradition of Salvadoran Civil War Murderer

Washington State Senate bill would name agriculture whistleblowers

Rapper Killer Mike reveals how he came to support 2016 candidate Bernie Sanders

A small New England college goes 100 percent solar
Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass., will soon be home to a 'living building' and become the only residential college generating 100 percent of its electricity from solar panels.

Five Right-Wing Absurdities This Week: Rubio's Reality Denial on Full Display

Erin Brockovich Thinks This California City Is the Next Flint

Madeleine Albright Slams Sanders on Foreign Policy While Supporting Clinton

Exxon Stiff-Arms a Request to Take Moral Responsibility for Climate Change

How a Medical Mystery in Brazil Led Doctors to Zika

Bayer rejects EPA request to pull insecticide from US market

Lawsuit: Woman miscarried after cops battered her during false arrest

Talia Buford on EPA and Environmental Racism and Carey Gillam on Food Coverage Conflicts

The Koch brothers are pushing pure economic liberty as the only road to true prosperity - to the detriment of all but the rich

Canada Strikes Landmark Deal to Protect Over 9 Million Acres of Rainforest

India may decide on GM food as China makes big leap with Syngenta buy

340 Brazilian Companies Fined for Modern Slave Labor Conditions

Heavy metals, petroleum and nitrite has contaminated soil and groundwater in a Vancouver Island watershed that supplies 12,000 people downstream from a controversial polluted-soil dump approved by the province.

Dean Baker | The New Yorker Shooting Blindly at Bernie Sanders

Women of Haitian Descent Bear the Brunt of Dominican Migration Policy

What Would Happen if an Entire Nation Stopped Eating Meat?

After 20 Years, Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Still in Political Limbo

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