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NYPD Commissioner Stricken With Giuliani Syndrome, Blames Marijuana for Increased Murder Rate
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Pro-choice activists glitter bomb antiabortion congressman, spark FBI investigation
Glitter isn't a health threat or burden, just an inconvenience - sort of like abortion restrictions, right?

Republicans Finally Relent in Funding Fight Over Immigration

This congressman doesn’t want a federal science board to be allowed to consider science

Prison Sex Doesn’t Prove Homosexuality Is a Choice - and It’s Offensive for Ben Carson to Argue as Much

Mastermind Of The World’s Most Despicable PR Campaigns Has A New Job

From Farm to Table: Ann Lopez on the reality of farm workers in the US and Mexico

Quebec resident Alain Philippon to fight charge for not giving up phone password at airport

Keystone XL Veto Override Fails in Senate

Greenland Reels: Climate Disrupting Feedbacks Have Begun

How New York Activists Banned Fracking

Reimagining Our Streets as Places: From Transit Routes to Community Roots

EPA chief races to finish climate rules before Obama leaves office

Gag Order Lifted in Criminal Case Against 'Dark Lord of Coal Country' Don Blankenship
Media outlets successful in lifting order issued in trial against former Massey Energy CEO following nation's worst mine disaster in 40 years.

Michael Brown's Family Will File Civil Suit Over His Death

The Blue Wall of Silence Among Police Enables Cop Brutality
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Petraeus and Snowden: Both Leakers of Classified Material, Same Punishment?

Chemical Exposure Linked to Billions in Health Care Costs
Researchers conclude they are 99 percent certain that hormone-altering chemicals are linked to attention problems, diabetes, other health problems.

Did John Roberts Tip His Hand?

What Trickle-Down Economics Has Done to the US: The Rich Get All the Money

The case against private education: Why we put our kids in public school
It’s chaotic, academically less rigorous and far less nurturing. It's also giving my children challenges they need.

Cleaner air is linked to stronger lungs in Southern California children
20-year study links cleaner air to bigger, stronger lungs in Southern California children.

In Ferguson, walking while black was a crime

Tech-Savvy Women Farmers Find Success with SIM Cards

Everglades To Be Killed This October by Florida's Own Koch Brothers

Right-wing judges’ absurd power: How Obamacare’s fate will really be decided

Hillary Clinton's penchant for secrecy rattles Democrats

New Zealand spying on Pacific neighbors and Indonesia: Snowden documents

Exxon CEO: Get Used to Lower Oil Prices

The Seven Racist E-Mails the Justice Department Highlighted in Its Report on Ferguson Police

White House Struggles to Explain Clinton Email Flap

US Companies Are Stashing $2.1 Trillion Overseas to Avoid Taxes

The Children of the Prison Boom

Netanyahu Undermines the President, Ignores the US Constitution and Urges US Into War
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

DOJ Finds Ferguson Police Routinely Discriminate

Defense Admits Tsarnaev Took Part in Marathon Bombings

PNC Bank Will Cease Investments in Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

Lawyer Arguing Against Obamacare: Statute Written by "White Women and Minorities"

Oldest Human Fossil Discovered In Ethiopia

Warren: Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch Received $6 Trillion Backdoor Bailout from Fed

From "Birth of a Nation" to "American Sniper": In the Dark With Our Eyes Open
''American Sniper'' has exploded on the national scene, sending reverberations back 100 years to D.W. Griffith's ''The Birth of a Nation.''

Mexico Arrests Zetas Cartel Leader Omar Trevino Morales

"They Looked Like ISIS": Masked Raid Led to "Kidnapping" at Chicago Police Site

Oil Company Sues to Overturn San Benito County Fracking Ban; Could Affect Other Counties

Shellacked on the State Level, Democrats Chart a Way Out of the Wilderness

"Cultural Fascism Has Arrived": How the GOP Blew Its Outreach to Racial Minorities
Incredibly the Republican Party has gone backward on race since George W. Bush. Here's what that means electorally

With Jury Chosen, Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Starts Today
Defense lawyers appeared ready for a trial in which they will present Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as a reluctant participant in the attack.

Canadian Government Pushing First Nations to Give Up Land Rights for Oil and Gas Profits
Harper government organized private meetings between oil firms and Indigenous chiefs to try and gain support for oil and gas pipelines and other investments located on their lands, documents reveal

Moment Of Truth: Is John Roberts Ready to Wreck Obamacare?

Saudi Arabian King Gives Controversial Islamic Cleric Top Award

Gen. Petraeus: Too Big to Jail

The Company That Made the World's Most Famous Dress Had a Child Labor Problem in India
A 2007 investigation by the Observer alleged that a Roman Originals subcontractor used child labor in India.

Jimmy Kimmel Wages War on Anti-Vaxxers (Video)

Showdown in Chicago: Harold Washington Loyalist vs. "Mayor 1%"

McDonald’s stops buying chicken with antibiotics. Here’s why that matters

The awesome lie of your foolproof perception
Recent events remind us: You have no idea what you’re really looking at.

Nine Egregious Examples Of Racism In Ferguson Uncovered By The Department Of Justice

Live: Boston Bombing Victims, the FBI Video and Black Backpacks

Democrats do damage control

France’s Littlest Drug Mules
What was that stuff in their diapers? Five kilos of cocaine. When the cops caught on to the mother’s game, the kids were abandoned.

New Player in the ISIS War: Christian Gazillionaire Foster Friess

Brazil drought: water rationing alone won't save Sao Paulo

Violence Against Women Won't Become History Until Mass Incarceration Is

‘Netanyahu, You Don’t Speak for Me': DC rally challenges Israeli Prime Minister’s speech to Congress

Ringling Brothers Will Drop Its Elephant Act

Lost in Detention
Where suspects, by the thousands, disappear.

Computerized Vote Counting: The Hole in America's Political Bucket
-- Jonathan D. Simon for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2015

Yes, Black America Fears the Police. Here’s Why.
Shots were fired in Long Island, but there was no rush to call 911.

Judge tells NYPD to follow the law, demands new stop-and-frisk tactics

From Crispus Attucks to Michael Brown: Race and Revolution

Georgia ‘License To Discriminate’ Bill Forced Through Committee During Bathroom Break

Two Women May Pay The Price For Brian Williams’ Mistakes

Americans Can Go to Cuba - Just Not for Tourism

When Capitalism Becomes an Act of War
Inside the trauma of globalization.

Chris Van Hollen to run for open Mikulski seat

US ambassador to South Korea slashed with razor by political extremist
Man carrying blade and wearing traditional clothing lunged at envoy while shouting slogans about Korean reunification and joint military drills

McConnell to States: Don't Comply With EPA Climate Rule

Benghazi Panel to Subpoena Hillary Clinton's Private Emails Today

Republicans Fail to Override Obama Veto of Keystone XL Tar-Sands Pipeline

The Demolition of Workers’ Comp

Charles P. Pierce | The Ferguson Report: It's Never About Race
This may not be a reign of terror, but it damn sure is a reign of unaccountable authoritarian power.

Petraeus Plea Deal Reveals Two-Tier Justice System for Leaks

The Mad Platform: Takeaways from the CPAC Convention, 2015
-- Steven Jonas for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Whole Foods Is Selling You Fish Farmed by Prisoners

What I Learned From Breaking the Law
In 1971, I helped burglarize an FBI office and leaked documents that exposed J. Edgar Hoover’s abuses of power. Here’s what that experience taught me.

Warmest Winter Records Shattered in West, but Reporters Still Won't Say "Climate Change"

US Running Out of Room to Store Oil; Price Collapse Seen

Darren Wilson Is Cleared of Rights Violations in Ferguson Shooting

The Apache Way: The March to Oak Flat
In the "Copper Triangle" of Arizona, the Apache are fighting to protect their sacred land from mining giant Rio Tinto and Arizona Republicans.

JFK, LSD and the CIA

Arrest Made in Brutal Murder of Black Trans Woman Islan Nettles

Supreme Court Obamacare Fight Over Four Words Could Affect Healthcare for Millions
Challenge with potential to fatally undermine president’s signature legislation sends Democrats scrambling ahead of oral arguments

NSA, Maryland Shootings Possibly Linked

Netanyahu's Speech: Mansplaining Iran to Obama

On Free Speech, the Blue Wall, and How to Stop Shooting People
-- Rev. Billy Talen for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Human Rights Activists Remain Behind Bars as Azerbaijan Prepares to Host First European Games

How to Cut the Prison Population by 50 Percent
No, freeing potheads and shoplifters is not enough.

Shots Fired Near NSA Headquarters, Building Damaged by Gunfire