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Gaza truce over, Israel soldier captured, 70 dead in Rafah shelling

Market Basket to Cut Off Pay to Protesting Management-Level Employees

Timeline: The Tortured History of the Senate’s Torture Report

Greek Court Acquits Farmers Who Shot 28 Striking Bangladeshi Strawberry Pickers

Ebola Crisis: Virus Spreading Too Fast, Says WHO

Battle Rages Over $100 Million Worth of Middle East Oil Sitting Off Coast of Texas

The EPA’s Struggle to Combat Water Pollution

As Keystone XL Dominoes Fall, Time to Arrest Tar Sands Industry
-- Tom Weiss of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

California Is Experiencing Its Most Severe Drought Ever Recorded

Gaza Strip: "Palestinian Genocide is Permissible," Claims Israeli Writer

Boehner Encourages Obama to Take Executive Action, One Day After Voting to Sue Obama Over It

House GOP's New Plan: Rebuke Obama With Border Bill Then Leave Town

Demoted Exec Shoots CEO, Kills Self in Chicago

Charles P. Pierce | The Sad Clownhood Of John Boehner

Michele Bachmann Claims President Obama Wants to Use Unaccompanied Children for Medical Experiments

The Next Epidemic
Ebola won’t kill us all, but something else might. Like everything living on Earth, viruses must evolve to survive.

As World Condemns Attack on Gaza, US Resupplies Israel with Weapons

Harry Potter and the Battle Against Bigotry
Kids who identify with the hero of J.K. Rowling's popular fantasy novels hold more open-minded attitudes toward immigrants and gays.

First Ebola Patient Coming to USA for Treatment
One of two Americans infected with Ebola in West Africa will be brought to the United States for treatment at Emory University.

Moral Mondays Activists Come to the Nation’s Capital to Fight for Health Care for the Poor

Revolt Within GOP Quashes Border Vote
GOP leaders said they would try again today to vote on a bill aimed at coping with a surge of unaccompanied minors at the border.

The CIA’s Reckless Breach of Trust
The agency will have to go much further than apologies for breaking into the Senate’s computers.

72-Hour Ceasefire in Gaza Announced: "At least 1,432 people have been killed in Gaza during the current conflict, according to the Gaza Ministry of Health"

CNN Anchor Lashes Out at Fox: "You Willfully Ignorant F**ksticks"

CIA Admits Penetrating Senate Intelligence Computers

House GOP Struggles With Immigration Monster It Created

Blow to House GOP Leadership as Border Bill Falters

Poorly Defined Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Used to Blame, Criminalize Mothers

David Swanson | Stop the Wars, Stop the Warming!

Medicare's 49th Anniversary for Seniors: Single-Payer Coverage for All by Its 50th
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Liberian Official: Ebola Outbreak "Is Above the Control of the National Government"

UN Rights Chief Slams Israel’s "Defiance" of International Law

Republicans Want DOJ to Investigate IRS' Lerner for Referring to GOP "Crazies" as "Assholes"

People’s Climate March - Largest Climate March in World History - Launched in Times Square

Smuggling and Illicit Trade Have Always Been an Essential Component of the US Economy

Meet Carolina, Who Brought Her Daughters 1,500 Miles to the US so They Wouldn’t Be Raped

Charles P. Pierce | Words Matter
"When cowards try to make history, history is mocked."

NOAA Prepares for Bakken Oil Spills as Seattle Dodges Oil Train Explosion

ReaganBook, "The Facebook for Patriots" Is Already Offline

So Long, Seafood! Ocean Acidification Projected to Slam Alaskan Fisheries

Bikes, Planes and Viruses: How Ebola Spreads

The Median Household Is 20% Poorer Today Than in 1984

Legislators, Corporations Gather for Secret Meeting Against Clean Energy and You’re Not Invited

A Shattered School in Gaza
More than three hundred displaced civilians were crowded into the school when it was hit by three explosions on Tuesday night.

House GOP Scrambles to Pass Border Crisis Bill

Right-Wing Backlash Against "Smartypants" Like Neil deGrasse Tyson

Leaked Memo: Top Tea Party Group Says Mitch McConnell Opposed the Stimulus Because It Leaned on Him
FreedomWorks' president writes that the GOP senator's "uwillingness to lead" forced his group to "shut down every phone line in the Leader's offices."

Why Republicans Might Still Try to Impeach Obama

Bank of America Ordered to Pay Nearly $1.3 Billion in Mortgage Case

Behind Door Number Three in Iraq

LIMERICK: Impeachment "Scam"

State Dept.: Americans Ashamed of CIA Tactics

Obama: 'We tortured some folks'

It Takes a Village to Raise a Child - Especially for the Working Poor

Why the Children Fleeing Central America Will Not Stop Coming
At the root of the border crisis is a wave of violence that the United States helped to create.

Climate Extremes Are Here to Stay: Expect More Heat Waves and Cold Snaps

Banks Aren't Too Big to Fail Unless They Fail

Fracking Makes California’s Drought Worse

Amendment to Overturn Citizens United Now Supported by Half of Senate Members
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Millennials are Over Israel: Angered By the Immoral and Inhumane Assault on Gaza, Gen Y Has Become Generation Palestine

Our Blind Spot About Guns

David Sirota: Clinton Isn’t Warren, No Matter What Her Allies Say

Do We Have a New App for the Injured and Dying Children of Gaza?
-- Rev. Billy Talen for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Why Captured Israeli Soldier Raises the Stakes for Israel and Hamas
The IDF is bombing the southern Gaza Strip after a soldier went missing this morning in a clash with Hamas militants. Captured Israeli soldiers can give Hamas significant leverage.

The Most Dangerous Moment in Gaza

David Swanson | Drone Protester Aquitted by Jury

GOP Senator Blocks Approval of US Ambassadors to Russia and Other Nations

Cease-Fire in Gaza Collapses; Israeli Soldier Is Captured

CNN Anchor Shuts Down Fox Climate Trolls With One Brilliant Tweet
Bill Weir has fighting words for people who willfully confuse weather with climate

Republicans Deliver Another Self-Inflicted Wound

Fighting Near Site of Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Leaves 14 Dead
Deaths shatter brief lull across war-torn region as international experts head to wreckage of downed plane

Paul Krugman | Knowledge Isn’t Power

Cantor to Vacate House Seat Early

Senator Udall Calls for Resignation of CIA Director Brennan for Illegally Hacking Into Senate Computers

The Deadliest Ebola Outbreak in History Just Took a Terrifying Turn

NRA Member Who Lost Sister to Gun Violence Tearfully Asks Senate to Protect Women

The Carbon Dividend
Chris Van Hollen to Introduce Plan to Auction Pollution Permits

"He Could Have Brought Ebola Here": Minnesota Widow on Her Husband

The Boys of Bundy: Right-Wing Terrorists Spoiling for More Battles
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

House GOP Pulls Legislation to Address Immigration Crisis at Border

A Public Wiki Shines Light on North America's 4 Million Oil and Gas Wells

Peace Corps Removing Volunteers Amid Ebola Outbreak

The Feds Are Demanding That Twitter Turn Over More User Info Than Ever

Boston Hospitals on the Lookout for Ebola Virus

Senate Bombshell Testimony Today: Citigroup and Bank of America Stock Worthless Without Implied Government Guarantees

Bush Administration Lawsuit Hearing Scheduled for Sept. 11th
If all goes well, the announcement of a start date to the Bush Administration trial could be just six weeks away

Think the Supreme Court Protected Your Cellphone From Warrantless Searches? Think Again.

More Blood Than Water in Detroit, Gaza and Iraq
-- Robert C. Koehler for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Murdoch’s Circle: The Growing News International Scandal

Louisiana Chemical Plant With Safety Violations Gets $1.8M Tax Break, No Fine

Soldiers Get $92M in Debt Relief Under Settlement

How Loss of Wildlife Leads to Child Slavery

Even Left-Wing Politicians Can’t Quit Israel

SATIRE: Space Aliens Really Disappointed in Humanity, Postpone Visit for Another 10,000 Years

How Much Does an F-35 Actually Cost?

Argentina Declared in Default by S&P as Talks Fail

A Step Toward Holding Colleges Accountable for Campus Sexual Assault

Forty Bullets in the Head Shows Why Hondurans Are Fleeing to US

House GOP Approves Lawsuit Against Obama

Union Limits and Voter ID Rule Upheld in Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld a law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, in a victory for Gov. Scott Walker. The voting law that it upheld is blocked in federal court.

Foreign Investigators Reach MH17 Crash Site in Ukraine

White House Censoring What US Public Can Know About Torture Program

Two Theories of Poverty
There are fundamental differences in the way right-wingers and left-wingers understand poverty.

Netanyahu’s Gaza Game Plan