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Draft of first Trump budget would cut legal aid for millions of poor Americans
Draft proposes elimination of Legal Services Corporation, which provides free legal assistance to low-income people, victims of domestic violence and others

Europe's Schengen Agreement allows free movement among 26 countries. Will it last?

Amber Midthunder Kicks Butt as a Native Woman Superhero on FX Network’s ‘Legion’

Where There Is No Water: Detroit's Ongoing Crisis

In Targeting Undocumented Workers, Some Legislators Want Employers To Do More

Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos resigns following outrage over his past comments about pedophilia

Global investors warn Texas to withdraw transgender restroom legislation

DNC candidates will take stage at CNN debate

Fighting Cops and the Klan: The History and Future of Black Antifascism

Gov. Roy Cooper’s teacher pay plan: Raises averaging 10 percent over next two years

Panama Papers investigation wins Polk Award

Neo-Nazis Are Rejoicing at Trump's Stance Toward Anti-Semitism
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Singapore Plans Southeast Asia's First Carbon Tax From 2019

Trump officials weigh fate of birth-control mandate

Israel nature exhibition at UN whitewashes occupation

Vandals damage dozens of headstones in Jewish cemetery in Missouri
Attack denounced as ‘act of desecration’ by state governor and comes amid concern over rise in antisemitism in US

Failing States, Collapsing Systems: Biophysical Triggers of Political Violence

Five GOP Health Care Buzz Phrases You Need to Inoculate Yourself Against

Scrutiny for Supreme Court Pick Fails to Focus on Rights of Disabled

Making the Deep Blue Sea Green Again

Zimbabwe’s Typhoid Outbreak Worsened by Water Scarcity and Poor Sewage Infrastructure

States Go to Bizarre Lengths to Keep Capital Punishment

Navajo Official Worries Cuts Under Trump Will Hurt Tribal Schools

Wet winter has improved Colorado River basin's water forecast, but the drought endures

As Construction Near Standing Rock Restarts, Pipeline Fights Flare Across the U.S.

WWF Brutalizes Tribal People in the Name of ‘Conservation’

Milo Yiannopoulis disinvited from CPAC

Researcher's 1979 Arctic Model Predicted Current Sea Ice Demise, Holds Lessons for Future

White House confirms Donald Trump sacked adviser after he 'disagreed with his Latino policies'

What Democracy Looks Like: Packed Town Halls and Demands to Be Heard

Supreme Court considers case of a shot fired in US that killed a teenager in Mexico

Drought leaves one million Tanzanians hungry

Le Pen Advances in French Polls as Security Concerns Sway Voters

'The wild west of wind': Republicans push Texas as unlikely green energy leader

Trump’s first budget would end program to help low-income Americans get lawyers

New York Mayor Warns Wells Fargo over Dakota Access Pipeline

US defense secretary visits Iraq: 'We’re not here to seize anybody’s oil'

ICE trying to kick reporters out of Federal Immigration Court hearings

Ex-Davao Death Squad leader: Duterte ordered bombings

Donald Trump is right, there was a recent attack in Sweden -- by neo-Nazis on a refugee center

Washington prepares to bring North Koreans to US for talks: report

11 Million Undocumented: A Look at Sanctuary and Immigration Policy in the Trump Era

Arkansas Anti-Choice Bills Pass With Bipartisan Support

Chemical Plant Boom Spurred by Fracking Will Bring Smog, Plastic Glut and Risks to Workers' Health

Viewing Trump's Extreme Climate Denial From a Small Island Nation in Peril

Workplace Disability Discrimination Claims Are on the Rise

Chaos in the White House: 'There's never been anything like this'

Donald Trump admits his 'Sweden attack' comments were based on debunked Fox News report

It’s Official: Trump Wants to Kill PBS and the National Endowment for the Arts

The US Military, Like Ancient Rome's, Is Trying to Secure a Dying Empire

State to stop paying Flint's water bill, ending credits for residents

Flooding fears heighten as another powerful storm takes aim at Northern California

EPA Staff Told to Prepare for Trump Executive Orders: Sources

North Dakota Senators Approve Bills Targeting DAPL Protests

New Republican Bill Calls for Israeli-Style Spying on Social Media of All US Visa Applicants

Not Okay: Professor Smeared After Advocating for Election Integrity

How listening to the ocean can help reveal environmental damage

Killer Presidents
From Duterte to Trump, a new crop of populist leaders are reviving a tried and true method of demonstrating leadership — killing people.

Stop Trump group aims for biggest protests in UK history

Liberal voters warn Democratic officials: resist Trump or be replaced

A month of Trump, by the numbers

Cowardly Republicans Are Running Away From Voters and Cancelling Town Meetings This Weekend

Stepping Away From Microscopes, Thousands Protest War on Science

Top Democrats: GOP must ‘find some backbone’ to investigate Trump before impeachment can start

Thousands of Dead Bees Are Washing Up on a Florida Beach

Emissions trading reform: romancing the polluters

Latin America Is a Leading Influence in the Global Fight Against Hunger

Environmental Contamination at US Marine Corps Bases on Okinawa

'Cluster of cold years' behind New Zealand’s surprising glacier growth

The Volkswagen Defeat Wasn’t Inevitable—and Labor Can Still Win in the South

The Social Cost of Carbon

EPA Chief Equates Climate Change With ‘Religious Belief’

How We Got Our Lead Nurses Back

Pruitt Ignored Cries to Regulate Fracking in Oklahoma. Now Residents Face Big Oil on Their Own

Analysis: How China’s heavy industries became ‘too big to fail’

Why desalination alone won’t water the West

Farewell to Doublespeak: Israel’s Vision for the Future is Terrifying

New Guide Educates Judges on Debtors’ Prisons

DeVos’s Stumbles Right Out of the Gate Are Nothing to Laugh About

Lawsuit ends Georgia's onerous voter registration rules as other states consider them

The ZAD: An Autonomous Zone in the Heart of France

For Families Denied Clemency Under Obama, What Now?

'You can taste it in the air': your stories of life in polluted cities

Sea ice at record low in Arctic and Antarctic
Experts across the world are alarmed at how small the area covered by sea ice has become. They are saying the change is unprecedented - and they're calling for action.

Alabama prisoner dies after being severely beaten

‘That’s how dictators get started’: McCain smacks down Trump for calling media ‘the enemy’

Protesters in Barcelona urge Spain to take in more refugees

Iraq launches west Mosul offensive as torture videos emerge

President Trump Held a Re-Election Rally After Just a Month on the Job

Trump family trips cost taxpayers $11.3m in one month – almost as much as Obama’s cost in a year

School haze
When choosing schools for their children, many parents consider factors such as location, test scores and class sizes. Proximity to a busy road or highway is rarely part of the equation.

Trans Lives Depend on Resisting ‘Unlikely’ Partnerships

More Bomb Threats Close Jewish Community Centers Across The Nation

London’s mayor wants to deny Trump a state visit due to his ‘cruel’ immigration policies

Native American Students Can Combine Traditional and Scientific Knowledge at SUNY ESF

Is Berta Cáceres' Assassination a Tipping Point for Change in Honduras?

Yes Folks, David Brooks is Making Up His Own Facts Again

After picking up California support, Rep. Keith Ellison gets more Western Democrats to back him for party chair

Ohio's tuition vouchers could soon give more money to more middle class, suburban students

Morbid Inequality: Now Just Six Men Have as Much Wealth as Half the World's Population
-- Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Yemen’s Brutal Conflict Pushing One Million Displaced to Return to Danger

Trump to roll back Obama’s climate, water rules through executive action

Outside coastal bubbles, to say 'America is already great' can ring hollow
Beyond coastal cities and elite college campuses is an America that values community over careers, and has been on a downward trajectory for decades

New editor in chief takes Texas Monthly in a ‘lifestyle’ direction

The Insidiousness Behind Trump's Dangerously Laughable Lies

Homeland Security unveils sweeping plan to deport undocumented immigrants

US scientists fear US under Donald Trump will become like a totalitarian regime

This tool cuts fingers and gashes faces, but shipbuilder still uses it

Three cases where ICE earned its reputation for deception

Murder of environmental lawyer in Philippines sparks outrage

More Repression, More Fightback! El Salvador's Labor Movement Defends the Minimum Wage

Inequality Analysis for the Busy Activist

Jenga Mwendo Strengthens Community Through Gardening in New Orleans

Government to weed out pesticides from foreign websites

Famine declared in part of South Sudan by government and UN

Dean Baker | More Republican Handouts to the Rich

‘Not My President’s Day’: Thousands Protest at Anti-Trump Rallies Across US

A Prison by Any Other Name: An Interview with Dr. Tung Thanh Nguyen on Japanese interment camps and Vietnamese refugees and the Trump administration

LGBT employees ask Education Secretary to keep protections

Trump's 'beautiful wall' threatens 111 endangered species

Federal Election Commission chairwoman resigns, urges President Trump to address campaign finance issues
Ann Ravel made her letter of resignation public to draw attentions to the problem of the political system.

From Romania to France, protests against "corrupt politicians"

The Pentagon Is Still Worried About Climate Change
Even if the White House isn’t

Global arms trade hits highest level since end of Cold War

Famine declared in South Sudan

Trump Adviser Stephen Miller Championed Big Tobacco's Alarming Lies
Miller and Mike Pence both had a history of spreading lies about the dangers of smoking.

Thousands Rally in NYC to Declare 'I Am a Muslim Too'

Major Victory for California Cities vs. Monsanto Over PCB Contamination

Right-wing fringe group building multimedia empire near Detroit

Norway pledges $10 million to counter Trump's global anti-abortion move

As Construction Near Standing Rock Restarts, Pipeline Fights Flare Across the US

Five Ways to End CEO Pay Subsidies

Will the Science Community Go Rogue Against Donald Trump?

Repeating Falsehoods About Disabled People Isn't the Way to Prevent Gun Violence

A Back-Channel Plan for Ukraine and Russia, Courtesy of Trump Associates

A Gender-Equal Council Takes Lead of the Andean Network of Indigenous Organizations

In Chicago, Neighbors Join Together to Block Trump Deportations

Senior Trump appointee fired after critical comments

Roe v Wade: plaintiff's death highlights weakening of abortion rights in US

Authentic Hope in the Twilight of Failed Neoliberal Capitalism

Donald Trump impeachment rallies to take place across US on 'President's Day' national holiday

Mexico City, Parched and Sinking, Faces a Water Crisis

Restaurant Fires Employees Who Took Part in ‘Day Without Immigrants’

Explosion Injures at Least 10 Near Bogota's Plaza de Toros

My Friends and I Are Willing to Spend Time in Jail Fighting for Environmental Justice

Trump Once Told New York City His Net Worth Was Much Lower Than What He Said Publicly

Worst Drought in Decades Drives Food Price Spike in East Africa

Kangaroo care – why keeping baby close is better for everyone

Utah Republican argues against equal pay for women: It’s ‘bad for families’ and society

Trump to Interview 4 Candidates for National Security Adviser

DHS chief signs sweeping new deportation guidelines

The deadly danger of Trump’s naval buildup plan
The Navy could soon see a shipbuilding boom. But workers are dying and the contracts keep coming.

Carl Bernstein: Trump’s ‘Presidential Lying’ Makes Him the ‘Most Dangerous Enemy of the People’

How a Successful Hunger Strike Is Leading to a National Movement for Better Education

Dysfunction In The White House – An Analysis

The Rise of Crony Appointees and the Inexpert Ruling Class

The little yellow box that’s made thousands of operations safer

Endangered species and habitats threatened by US-Mexico border wall

Judge denies ACLU’s request to stop encampment sweeps

Eating Fish? Then You’re Eating Plastic, Too

Corporate interests continue to dominate key expert groups

One Day Without Us: a day to stand up for migrants’ post-Brexit precarity

"Smart Cities," Surveillance, and New Streetlights in San Jose

Should cybersecurity be a human right?

Why Community-Based Senior Villages Are Growing in the US

Science Isn’t Just for Scientists—We Can All Take Part

Trump Administration’s New Health Rule Would Reduce Tax Credits, Raise Costs, For Millions of Moderate-Income Families

FERC Alternative Climate Facts Exposed

Palestinian was on way to chemotherapy when shot by soldiers

Donald Trump Appears to Make Up Sweden Terror Attack

Yale Finally Renames Racist College. Can These Offensive Names Get Updated Too?

Trump administration exempts three CA oil fields from water protection rule at Jerry Brown's request

White House dismisses NSC aide after harsh criticism of Trump
Official complained about the president at a closed-door think tank gathering.

Australia’s new normal … as city temperatures hit 47C people shelter from the deadly heat

Bannon, Priebus to take the stage together at CPAC

The Veterinary Cooperative Helps Independent Veterinarians Thrive

Where Trump’s travel ban stands
Trump plans to issue a new executive order on immigration this week that will be “tailored” to address the objections of a federal appeals court. But the legal battle over the controversial policy is far from over.

Lawmakers Feel the Heat as Resistance Shows Up in Droves to Town Halls

Trump impeachment rally set for Monday in Atlanta