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It can definitely happen here: Trump's proto-fascist vision of the US and Europe's wrenching migrant crisis

Dick Cheney’s staggering Iran hypocrisy: Why we need to ignore his sinister war games at all costs

Report: North Dakota to use police drones with non-lethal weapons

More than 1,100 union workers to strike at Texas nuclear weapons plant

Anger builds at EPA over radioactive landfill
Leaders in a St. Louis suburb are urgently calling on top Obama administration officials to quickly clean up a landfill with radioactive waste that they believe could catch fire.

Federal employees and contractors face danger, even death, just doing their jobs

How Americans actually feel about stronger gun laws

Tens of thousands of Japanese protest against 'war law'
Protesters rally outside parliament to oppose new laws that could see troops engage in combat for first time since WWII.

Iowa Poll: Clinton leads, but Sanders draws near

Puerto Rico: The Financial Implications of Dependency

Male Fish in North Carolina Rivers Found to Have Female Parts

How Seattle Made Dark Alleys Safer - by Throwing Parties in Them

''Guantánamo Diary'' Reveals How US Empire Can Capture, Torture and Imprison With Impunity

Wall Street is wooing black lawmakers as part of their effort to block a controversial rule championed by President Obama that would change the way financial advisers operate.

Study: 13,000 become homeless every month in Los Angeles County
Chronic homelessness, especially among children and youth, is overwhelming public assistance efforts, report finds.

Setting Aside Half the Earth for "Rewilding": The Ethical Dimension

Chris Christie: Let's Track Immigrants Like FedEx Tracks Packages

The US is now averaging more than one mass shooting per day in 2015

NYPD undercover cop fires at suspect armed with fake gun, fatally shoots bystander

A Toxic Chemical Ruined the Lives of These People and It's Probably in Your Blood
DuPont literally poisoned the world and is still trying to cover it up.

Refugees are human. This simple fact seems to have been forgotten.
It is horrific that people are drowning and suffocating to reach safety. These stories should be a reminder that migrants are not just statistics.

Julian Assange told Edward Snowden not to seek asylum in Latin America
WikiLeaks founder says he told the NSA whistleblower he could be kidnapped or killed, and that he was better off sheltering in Russia despite negative PR.

Death of man with mental illness in Virginia jail prompts police probe
Jailed for petty theft, Jamycheal Mitchell, 24, was never moved to mental hospital despite a judge's order.

Fight for $15: The strategist going to war to make McDonald's pay

There Aren't Enough Firefighters to Stop the Western US From Burning
An unprecedented 32,000 men and women are fighting blazes in what could be the most destructive fire season in history.

Jeb’s Trip to the Border

Progressives Call on Clinton to End Wall Street-to-Washington Revolving Door
Groups call on Clinton to give her "full public support" to the Financial Services Conflict of Interest Act, which bans golden parachutes, among other things.

Sentiment Building to Deport Nation’s Billionaires

What Are the US's Real Plans for Guantánamo?

Bernie Sanders Explains To Democrats Why They Lose Elections

10 Healthiest Ways to Eat a Sandwich

How women are rebuilding the Gulf Coast

Obama defends Arctic drilling decision on eve of Alaska climate change trip
President accused of undermining own agenda with decision to allow hunt for oil in Arctic, as he prepares for three-day tour to showcase effects of climate change.

After Katrina, Disgraced Former FEMA Director Continued Disaster Aid. It Didn’t Go Well

Beyond Pluto: 2nd Target Chosen for New Horizons Probe

U.N. chief demands action following migrant tragedies on land and at sea

Thousands of Walruses Stranded Ashore in Alaska Once Again Due to Rapidly Melting Sea Ice
-- Cole Mellino of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Zimmerman brags about killing Trayvon Martin: ‘We all know how it ended for the last moron that hit me’

Katrina’s ‘Heckuva Job, Brownie’ absolves self from disaster — and you won’t believe who he blames

Jimmy Carter: Prophetic President

John Boehner Called Ted Cruz A 'Jackass' At Colorado Fundraiser

Obama's Heroin Strategy: Treating Addiction or Arming the Drug War?

Jindal Writes Letter To Obama Telling Him Not To Talk About Climate During Katrina Anniversary Visit

George Zimmerman Slurs Obama With Racist Term After Live Television Shooting

MSNBC ending Sharpton's daily show

Republican Senator Discovers Minority Can ‘Filibuster,’ Is Outraged

Bush Returns to New Orleans for 10th Anniversary of Katrina

Video Shows Texas Police Shoot Man With His Hands Up

Leaked report cites design flaws in plant built to treat nuclear waste

Federal Court Ruling Supports NSA's Phone Data Collection

Black Communities Destroyed By Publicly Funded Stadium Swindles Are Fighting Back in a New Era of Redevelopment

Study: Long exposure to tiny amounts of Monsanto's Roundup may damage liver, kidneys

As tragedies shock Europe, a bigger refugee crisis looms in the Middle East

"I knew this was a bullsh*t story, but I went along with it": Police violence after Katrina and how it was covered up

Conservationists appalled at illegal killing of 25 million birds a year in the Mediterranean

The busboy who cradled a dying RFK has finally stepped out of the past

Trump's deportation idea similar to 1930s mass removals

Dick Cheney Never Disappoints

Young Hands in Mexico Feed Growing US Demand for Heroin

UT-Austin removes Jefferson Davis statue

Remembering Thurgood Marshall and fighting to ensure the future of the Supreme Court

After a Disaster Like Katrina, Water, Food and Shelter Are Not Enough

Oliver Sacks, eminent neurologist and author, dies aged 82

Self-Plagiarism and the Politics of Character Assassination: The Case of Zygmunt Bauman

Corporate Developers Seize Indigenous Lands in Brazil and Hire Hit Men to Murder Residents

US considered nuking Afghanistan after 9/11, says German diplomat

When Mexicans crossed our border to feed Americans in need

Middle East faces water shortages for the next 25 years, study says

Documenting change in the Lower Ninth Ward

"Illegal" mass protest across Malaysia calling for prime minister's resignation and fair elections after revelation he took $700 million in state funds

West Point professor calls on US military to target legal critics of war on terror

Citizens Taking Video of Police See Themselves Facing Arrest

Clinton resets campaign strategy

It's All Part of Capitalism: How Philanthropy Perpetuates Inequality

Deep in minority, Dems look to redistricting for hope

Ohio Cop Pulls Over Black Man Who 'Made Direct Eye Contact' With Him

Trending on Twitter: Blocking Access to Politicians’ Deleted Tweets

Driven by fear: the Salvadorean children sent on the perilous journey to the US
Parents in the most homicidal country in the world face a common dilemma: send their children away with strangers, or risk seeing them killed at home.

Remembering Emmett Till on the 60th Anniversary of His Murder

Organizing for a true reconstruction in the Gulf Coast: An interview with labor leader Saket Soni

Thousands have died after being found fit for work, DWP figures show
Campaigners demand welfare overhaul after statistics reveal 2,380 people died between 2011 and 2014 shortly after being declared able to work.

Al Jazeera Journalists Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison in Egypt

William Rivers Pitt | Do You Know What It Means to Love New Orleans?

Ex-Wife Says Donald Trump Kept Book of Hitler's Speeches By His Bed

The Pacific Coast Farm Worker Rebellion

Lives in the Balance: Hundreds More Refugees Perish Off the Libyan Coast
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

How Top GOP Donors Got Jeb Bush to Facilitate a Hurricane Katrina Cruise-Ship Boondoggle

Culture Change - Not Policy Change - Is Needed: Reflections on Gun Violence in the US

New Report Highlights Koch Brothers' Role In Hurricane Katrina Damage

Bigots Lose It As Florida City Renames ‘Old Dixie Highway’ To ‘Pres. Obama Highway’

Paul Krugman | Crash-Test Dummies as Republican Candidates for President

Billionaire Republican Who Mocked Hillary Clinton's Marriage Had an Ashley Madison Account

Climate change legislation approaches pivotal showdown with oil industry