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Report: James Foley, Missing American Photojournalist, Reportedly Executed By ISIS In Syria

Dennis Kucinich: Militarized Police and the Threat to Democracy

NY Prosecutor Opens Grand Jury Probe of Police Choking Death

Henry A. Giroux on "The Violence of Organized Forgetting"

Ferguson Protester: "If I Got To Die Tonight, I Don’t Mind"

Bernie Sanders Has a Brilliant Idea: Instead of Giving Police Tanks, Let’s Create Jobs

What Combat Veterans See in Ferguson, Missouri

Defense Contractors' Funds Fuel Vote To Keep Dept. Of Defense's Police Militarization Program Funded

Israeli Ship Remains at Sea as Thousands of Protesters Gather in Oakland
Blockade delayed as word spreads that ship is off the coast of California, closer to Santa Cruz, and won’t be docking that day

Attorney for Ferguson Market: NO ONE From His Store Called 911 to Report Cigar Theft

Five Children Murdered After They Were Deported Back to Honduras

Study Finds 8 Fracking Chemicals Toxic to Humans

In Iraq, US Is Spending Millions to Blow Up Captured American War Machines

Solar Boom Driving First Global Panel Shortage Since 2006

Most Whites Still Don't Understand the Dangers of Being a Black Man in the US
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

The West Bank May Be on the Verge of Exploding

Compton School Police to Soon Be Armed With AR-15s

Stock Market Bubble Warnings Grow Louder

US, UK Leadership Warn Iraq Mission Won't be Quick; US Escalates Air Offensive

Police in the US: Preserving and Protecting Disorder
-- Akira Watts for BuzzFlash at Truthout

US Bans Flights Over Syria as Report Warns of Threat to Airliners
Federal Aviation Administration and Swiss-based researchers say rebels have assortment of anti-aircraft missiles

Falling Stars: GOP's Top 2016 Hopefuls Embroiled in Scandal

Rockets Disrupt Gaza Cease-Fire

Alaska Ballots Fraught with Issues for Yup’ik Speakers

In Ferguson, the Violence of the State Created the Violence of the Street
Nobody in their right mind wants more violent protests. But, as Martin Luther King said, "A riot is the language of the unheard"

Nigerian Preachers Responds To Ebola Outbreak By Sending 4000 Bottles of His Patented Holy Water

Willie Nelson, Neil Young to Help Raise Money for Anti-Keystone Fight

Israel Bars Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch from Entering Gaza, Hindering Investigations

Israel bars Amnesty, Human Rights Watch workers from Gaza

Michael Brown autopsy: No signs of struggle in fatal shooting

36% of adults lack retirement savings -- 14% of them 65 or over

Most US Voters Have Nearly Zero Impact on National Policy, New Study Concludes
-- Mark Karlin for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Accounting firm nailed for whitewashing client's sanctions violations

US Army Planning to Outsource Advisor Initiative in Iraq

Obama Takes Break From Martha's Vineyard Vacation to Talk Ferguson and ISIS

The Growing Latino Population in the South

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is criticizing the "over-militarization" of the police response to protests that have been spurred by the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson

Autopsy Shows Michael Brown Was Shot at Least 6 Times

How Chicago cut funds for mental health patients—and spied on them instead

Ireland's Barbaric Anti-Abortion Law

Kleinbard: “Competitiveness” Argument for Moving Firms’ Headquarters Overseas Is a Canard

National Guard Placed in Fergusson

Baltimore Man Charged With Robbery Despite Being In Jail at Time of the Crime ... Prosecutor Still Insists on Trial and Judge Agrees

California Cops Seize Recordings of Questionable Arrest, Claim They Have The 'Right' to Do So

The second tragedy of the Michael Brown shooting
Media portrayals of mass protest obscure serious human rights issue of police violence against African-Americans.

Israel’s Real Target Is Not Hamas, It's Any Possibility of Palestinian Statehood

Two Months Ago, Congress Had a Chance to Help Prevent the Escalating Militarization of Police

Yet Another Man, Omar Abrego, Died After Police Beating in Los Angeles

Environmentalists Split Over Green Group's Fracking Industry Ties
Ties between the Center for Sustainable Shale Development and oil and gas companies highlight growing divide.

California Supreme Court: Silence Can Be Used Against Suspects

Exactly How Often Do Police Shoot Unarmed Black Men?
The killing in Ferguson was one of many such cases. Here's what the data reveals.

After a Traffic Stop, Teen Was 'Almost Another Dead Black Male'

The Problem in Gaza Is Not Hamas

After Bundy, Ranchers Continue to Bully Federal Government Without Consequence

Eric Holder Orders Federal Medical Examiner to Take Another Look at Ferguson, Missouri Teen's Death

The Anti-Empire Report: Cold War Two

US rethinks giving excess military gear to police

You Can Get Hacked Just by Watching This Cat Video on YouTube

Local police involved in 400 killings per year

Activists Block Israeli Cargo Ship From Entering Port of Oakland

As Mississippi Moves on, a New Struggle Arises
Half a century after the Freedom Summer, black Americans face new challenges.

Tea Party leader upset that ‘thugs’ like Michael Brown are given ‘benefit of the doubt’

A Medicare scam that just kept rolling
The government has paid billions to buy power wheelchairs. It has no idea how many of the claims are bogus.

Itemizing Atrocity
Suddenly discussions about the United States' militarized police forces are semi-mainstream, and we are told by some that the "war on terror" has come home. For blacks, the "war on terror" has always been here.

California Moves Toward Historic Statewide Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags
-- Anastasia Pantsios of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Edelman Makes a Climate Change Pledge, but Forgets About ALEC

After police killings, Georgia teens create cop accountability app

Five Worst Right-Wing Moments This Week: Limbaugh Set to Drown in Own Toxic Spewage

Protesters Gain Detroit Water Shut-Off Moratorium, Demand Investigation of Suspected Rampant Corruption

With Aid Doctors Gone, Ebola Fight Grows Harder

Investor Call: Enbridge's Keystone XL Clone Opens in October, Rail Facility to Follow

Pro-peace rally held in Tel Aviv amid Gaza truce talks
Right-wing activists plan counter-demonstration; police forces deployed in city.

After A Traffic Stop, Teen Was 'Almost Another Dead Black Male'

The Deadly, Invisible Borders Inside El Salvador

Police, militia and racism: The new “war” on crime?

Obama's message to Netanyahu: Weapons with strings attached
The move to review arms exports to Israel makes it clear that the Americans support Israel's right of self-defense, but not at any price.

The Right's New Strategy on Climate: Criticizing Billionaires' Spending

Ebola-hit states plead for more help, WHO rebuked for slow response

Resisting Nazis, He Saw Need for Israel. Now He Is Its Critic

Ferguson police clash with Michael Brown protesters again overnight

Texas Gov. Perry turns himself in on felony charges

Three of Pope Francis' Family Members Die in Argentina Car Crash

Details on Ferguson Shooting May Be Withheld for Weeks
St. Louis County investigators will not release details about the shooting of Michael Brown until the information is presented to a grand jury, a process that could take months

Man Dead After Officer Shoots Suspect in St. Louis

To the Cop Who Told Me Not to Resist: Go F*ck Yourself

Two California Universities Move to Drop Insurance Coverage of Abortion

German Journalists Arrested in Ferguson - Cop Says His Name Is "Donald Duck"

Ferguson Hires All-White PR Firm to Help Deal With Black Uprising

Why Michael Brown Had the Right to Stand His Ground
Black people are tired of moving -- tired of being told where they can live, work, play, swim and even where they can walk.

Senator Elizabeth Warren Versus Paul Krugman on Too Big to Fail

July Ocean Temperature Hits Record High - Again
Last month, Earth’s ocean surfaces tied the previous record for the hottest July during the 130 years the U.S. government has been compiling data.

Fears Grow as California Water Crisis Intensifies

Police in Ferguson Are Firing Tear Gas Canisters Manufactured During the Cold War Era
Weapons deployed against residents of Ferguson may pose health risks to the community.

Gruesome Tales Surface of Israeli Massacres Against Families in Gaza Neighborhood

More Vendors Cut Ties With Market Basket

78 Arrested in Ferguson Overnight, Most From Missouri, Arrest Records Show

How America's Largest Worker Owned Co-Op Lifts People Out of Poverty

Eugene Robinson | The Rage in Ferguson Comes From the Ones Left Behind
-- Eugene Robinson on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Georgia County Won't Pay Medical Bills for Toddler Critically Injured by Flash Bang Grenade During Drug Raid

Guns Now Kill More in the US Than Cars - Why Don't Corporations Speak Out?

New Orleans Police Officer Turns Off Body Camera Minutes Before Shooting Suspect in Forehead

The Economics of Ebola
What will persuade pharmaceutical companies to develop necessary but unprofitable drugs?

Intercept Reporter Detained While Covering Ferguson Protests
"We haven’t been able to reach officials with the St. Louis County Police Department or Ferguson Police Department to find out if Ryan has been arrested or charged, or under what pretext he was detained."

Obama Loses His Voice in Ferguson
The president seems increasingly uncomfortable with the role of healer-in-chief. What happened to that hopeful, eloquent man we elected in 2008?

Dozens Dead After Ukraine Convoy Attacked

Obama: Time to Review Local Police Militarization

WHO Says Ebola has Killed More Than 1,200

Monday Evening: Israel, Palestinians extend Gaza truce by 24 hours

Major Florida Wastewater Violators Go Unpunished

Police Officer Threatens To Shoot Reporter in Ferguson

James Risen calls Obama 'greatest enemy of press freedom in a generation'

UN says Gaza requires unprecedented reconstruction

"Peak Water," Methane Blowholes and Ice-Free Arctic Cruises: The Climate Crisis Deepens

Unthinkable violence drives Hondurans north to United States

US Firm Helped the Spyware Industry Build a Potent Digital Weapon for Sale Overseas

Police Threaten Reporters In Ferguson: 'Get The F--k Out Of Here'

Penny Marshall Remembers Robin Williams

The Carnage of Capitalism
-- Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of attacking refugee bus convoy

US Dystopia Is Now: Police Chief tells Detroiters to buy guns

Saudi Court Orders Woman Flogged For Insulting Morality Police

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he will leave Ecuadoran Embassy ‘soon’

Ousted chief accuses border agency of shooting cover-ups, corruption

Tech and civil liberties groups are pushing back on a California "kill switch" bill that they warn could be used to silence protests like the ones seen this week in Ferguson, Missouri.

One nation under siege: Law enforcement’s shameful campaign against black America

Antonio French Said It Best: 'Our Civil Rights Don't Stop at 9 pm.'

How to reintegrate Colombia’s child soldiers into society

McDonald’s Summer Camp Looks Like a Child Labor Camp
The Philippines branch offers a 5-day summer program that could not be more blatant indoctrination.

Kidnappings in Mexico surge to the highest number on record

Shameful: KKK Raising Money for Police Officer Who Shot African-American Teen

National Indigenous Congress and Zapatistas Unite Against Plundering of Their Lands

Ferguson’s citizen journalists revealed the value of an undeniable video
Until the police stop treating communities as war zones and people as enemy combatants, keep your phone handy.

Debunking myths about young immigrants

Argentina Takes on Pirates and Vultures

Ferguson cops beat innocent man, then charged him with bleeding on their uniforms

Conviction in a Post Katrina Murder by Police
or a second time, a former New Orleans police officer has been sentenced to more than 17 years in prison for burning the body of a man shot to death by another New Orleans police officer in the chaotic days following Hurricane Katrina.

Another Front in Mideast Conflict: Fishing Rights in the Mediterranean
Israel says the blockade is necessary to prevent arms being shipped to Gaza, or attacks being launched on Israel by sea. Palestinian officials say the blockade is illegal.

The Central American Child Migrant Crisis and Neoliberalism

What Do the World Bank and IMF Have to Do With the Ukraine Conflict?

In Australia, Businesses Are Getting Hit With a $500 Fee Designed to Kill Solar Power

Lethal bird flu cocktail sent out of lab accidentally, went unreported – CDC

Local Police and Much Else Will Be Militarized as Long as Federal Government Is

Report: Armed men attack Liberia Ebola clinic, freeing patients

New app reveals how your smartphone can spy on you without permission

20,000 Mexicans fear for their health after acid leak that leaves orange river, toxic water

Seven Things to Know About the New Guy Running Things in Ferguson

The Truth Behind Mergers
Microsoft's buyout of Nokia and subsequent plans to layoff thousands of employees illustrates the dire economic implications of multinational corporation's mega-mergers and acquisitions.

One shot, 7 arrested as Ferguson police disperse protesters defying curfew

As Repression Escalates on US Campuses, an Account of My Ordeal With the Israel Lobby and UC

Glenn Greenwald | Quiz: Who Said This? Hillary Clinton or Benjamin Netanyahu?

Dante Parker's Family Hires Attorney
Park was disoriented when officers used a stun gun five times. He later died.

The Shock of Ferguson: I Grew Up in a Country Where Most Cops Don't Even Have a Gun

Nixon declares state of emergency in Ferguson, orders curfew

Paper Boys
Inside the dark but lucrative world of consumer debt collection.

Ferguson Shooting: Police Under Pressure After Linking Michael Brown to Robbery

Iraqi politics needs an overhaul – and now is the perfect opportunity

‘This is our home’
With migrants streaming through south Texas, landowners are caught between protecting their property and saving lives.

Why Gaza Isn't Likely to Benefit From Gas Boom Anytime Soon

Palestinians and Ferguson Protesters Link Arms Via Social Media