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Anti-gay Alabama Chief Justice Moore heads to court this week

Which Voters Show Up When States Allow Early Voting?

Millions in U.S. Are Climbing Out of Poverty, Data Show

For the first time, it looks like Maine’s electoral votes will be split

Cruz Is Making A Buck Off Trump By Renting Out His Donor Email List

Time to Treat Bank CEOs Like Adults
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf was aware of the widespread abuses at the bank, yet he nonetheless left in place the incentive structure that caused them. In the adult world this should mean being held accountable.

Sam Brownback kills report that would show how his Tea Party policies destroyed the Kansas economy

Outgunned and Outmanned: The nation's top gun cops are buried in bureacracy -- just the way the NRA wants them.

Houston police say ‘several people’ shot by active shooter

Henry Rollins: White America Couldn't Handle What Black America Deals With Every Day

Why Democrats Will Never Pass a Government Funding Bill That Leaves Flint Behind

Jeremy Corbyn is re-elected as Leader of Britain’s Labour Party

"We No Longer Live in a Democracy": Henry Giroux on a United States at War With Itself

Wells Fargo's Predatory Practices Are More Than Petty Frauds

Lawsuit claims Dalton, Georgia, carpet companies polluted Alabama drinking water with chemical linked to cancer

Inside DuPont and Monsanto's Migrant Labor Camps

Women missing from North Carolina's county commissions

Doctor Confesses: I Lied to Protect Colleague in Malpractice Suit

Donald Trump's Week of Misrepresentations, Exaggerations and Half-Truths
Trump averaged one falsehood every 3 minutes and 15 seconds over nearly five hours of remarks.

University of Utah finds legal case to impeach Trump should he be elected

‘We will give him a family’: A 6-year-old boy writes Obama about having a refugee ‘brother’

This guy googled ‘Teflon’ when his dad died. Now his town’s a toxic water contamination site

Our Economy Is Booming, So Why Are Kids Still Going to Bed Hungry?

Who is the Wet Prince of Bel Air? Here are the likely culprits

US Military Uses Skin-Eating White Phosphorus in Iraq, Again

Former employees file class action against Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo Shows Exactly How Structural Racism Works
The company’s history offers a glimpse into the gears of structural racism and the broader culture of corruption within the banking industry.

In the US, gun rights are for whites only

Greenland ice loss 40 trillion pounds bigger than thought

Report slams EPA civil rights compliance

How Libyan ‘Regime Change’ Lies Echo in Syria

Cherry-Picking Trade Polls to Pave Way for a TPP Flip-Flop

Drone Video Exposes Illegal Burning of Land on Palm Oil Plantations in Indonesia

Miami Marlins cancel game after star pitcher Jose Fernandez dies in early morning boating accident

Donald Trump said seven false things on Saturday

Wall Street economists: Trump presidency could trigger recession

Facebook disables accounts of Palestinian editors

Search Results Thousands of Girls Are Locked Up for Talking Back or Staying Out Late
Will Congress do anything to stop it?

New attack on free speech: Pro-Israel groups wage war on campus freedom

UN: River pollution puts 323 million at risk from life-threatening diseases

This might be the last police video from North Carolina you'll ever see

Eligible but Got Nothing: Hundreds of Thousands of People With Disabilities Blocked From College Aid

It's Time for Cops to Break the Blue Code of Silence

Truthdigger of the Week: CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling, in Prison and Fighting for His Life

Pressure Mounts Against Aging Enbridge Oil and Gas Pipeline Through Great Lakes

No touching. No human contact. The hidden toll on prisoners who spend months or years alone in a 7x9 foot cell

Canadian town steams over Nestlé bid to control local spring water well

High-Income Voters Favor the Democratic Nominee for First Time in Decades

Noam Chomsky on the Evolution of Language: A Biolinguistic Perspective

25 million people could lose health insurance under Donald Trump’s plan, analysis shows

Cops Are Still Shooting to Kill at the United States' Largest Police-Training Exercise

Big Money Pours Into State Ballot Issue Campaigns
Unlike campaign contributions to candidates, there’s no limit on the amount of money that can be be raised and spent on ballot initiatives.

Charlotte police will release video of fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott

Donald Trump's Properties Were Sued at Least Eight Times for Disabilities Violations

Elizabeth Warren Seems to Be Staking Out Her Place in a Clinton Presidency

The war on drugs is a war on people

Dutch parliament votes to close down country's coal industry

Aleppo Airstrikes: UN Says 2 Million People Now Without Water

Four Palestinian children killed in five days

Former St. Louis police officer charged with first-degree murder for 2011 shooting

When Migrant Women Marched in London

Ohio's 'Voter Purge' Policy Has Been Ruled Illegal

Boehner Joins the Not-Quite-a-Lobbyist Ranks

Trump to Fossil Fuel Execs: 'You Will Like Me So Much'

U.S. intel officials probe ties between Trump adviser and Kremlin

Colin Kaepernick Pledges $1 Million Toward Racial-Equality Efforts

Why Trump's Shady Foundation Practices Are a Major No-No in the Charity World

100 countries push to phase out potentially disastrous greenhouse gas

Fight for $15 Planning Major Protest at Presidential Debates Monday

Surveillance State: Charlotte Cops Monitor Protest With Cameras

Shaun King Calls for Nationwide Economic Boycott to Protest Racial Inequality

Virginia officers won't face federal charges in stun gun use

Brazil Court Moves on Corruption Probe of President Temer
The coup-imposed president is already barred from running for public office; now he is under investigation for illegally soliciting campaign donations.

America's war: The killing of Jaiden Dixon and Tyler Dunn

Trump Could Cost GOP a Ton of State Legislatures

Video shows deputies stunning man with hands behind his back

162 bodies retrieved after migrant boat capsizes off Egypt

Clinton: ‘habitual liar’ Trump must be curbed in presidential debate

Cancer-causing metal found in drinking water across New Jersey

34 Years Ago -- The IDF’s Forgetten Massacres of 3,500 People, Including Women and Children

'Stop-and-Frisk' and Donald Trump’s Promise of a Police State for Black People

FBI releases interviews with Clinton aides

How Nuclear Power Causes Global Warming

Politics Live: Jeremy Corbyn sweeps to victory increasing his mandate as Labour leader

Obama used a pseudonym in emails with Clinton, FBI documents reveal

Students Are Pulling a Kaepernick All Over the US -- and Being Threatened for It

Georgia Bureau of Investigation: Jackson police officer fabricated story of shooting, planted evidence

Washington mall shooting: Manhunt underway after gunman kills 5

Behold the GOP’s not-so-secret plan to dismantle government services: Defund, degrade and then privatize

Obama Vetoes Bill to Let 9/11 Families Sue Saudi Arabia

Charles P. Pierce | I Came Dangerously Close to a Bullsh*t Singularity This Weekend
Up close and personal with Ken Starr.

Dahr Jamail | Our Changing World: Readers Share Their Climate Stories

Donald Trump's Cruel Streak

Are Most Public Polls Garbage?

Wash. mall shooting suspect had multiple arrests, disputes

Sweden attack: Explosion rocks city of Malmo hours after gun attack

Latest Crime Statistics Released

It’s Time to Ban and Eliminate Nuclear Weapons
More than 15,000 nuclear weapons, most an order of magnitude more powerful than the bombs that devastated Hiroshima and Nagasaki, continue to pose an intolerable threat to humanity.

The International Criminal Court Will Start Prosecuting People Who Commit Crimes Against the Environment

Trump picks top skeptic to lead EPA transition

NY Times Ed. Board: Why Donald Trump Should Not Be President

George Lakoff: What's in the Sound of the Name "Donald Trump"?
-- George Lakoff for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Jill Stein is going to protest outside the Clinton-Trump debate

William Rivers Pitt | A Sad and Shabby Thing: Here Comes Debate #1

Puerto Rico: Years After FBI Murder, Ojeda Rios' Legacy Lives

Campaign mega-donors spill on why they open their wallets

American Geophysical Union Again Agrees to Continue Accepting Exxon Money

Back to School in the World’s Murder Capital

Dave Zirin |  Bigots Beware: White Athletes Are Becoming Sympathetic to Anthem Protests

Trump vs. Clinton: Debate of the century gets wilder

How the FDA Manipulates the Media
The US Food and Drug Administration has been arm-twisting journalists into relinquishing their reportorial independence. Other institutions are following suit

Poll: Clinton, Trump in virtual dead heat on eve of first debate

The EpiPen’s public flogging: A congressional committee condemned EpiPen maker Mylan -- but took no action

Help Stop Attacks on Soup Kitchen Staff and Migrants at Risk

David Swanson | Turn the Pentagon Into a Hospital

Cops are raiding the homes of innocent people based only on IP addresses

Joining Trend, New York Suspends Review of Oil Train Terminal Permit
Another fight over energy infrastructure ramps up, as state regulators require company to address environmental justice, safety and climate change concerns.

Deadly pathogens repeatedly dispatched by US labs to unsecure sites

US Blockade on Cuba Is 'Genocidal'

Far-Right Runs With ‘Outside Agitator’ Lie Spread by CNN

Enterprise car rental company leaves ALEC after public outcry

The lie of white “economic insecurity”: Race, class and the rise of Donald Trump

Despite Severe Climate Warnings, Pakistan Presses Ahead Full Scale With Coal

Black Protesters Shame 'Bigot' David Duke Until He Flees Anti-Confederate Protest

1 dead, 6 wounded in shootings near Illinois university campus

Five Signs Electing Trump Could End Legal Abortion

Zika didn't drive her from Miami Beach -- but questions about the pesticide being used to stop it did

Standing Firm in the Face of Violence
With police killings of unarmed Black men almost a weekly occurrence in the US, we must not let our trauma weaken our resolve to insist on -- and organize for -- racial justice.

A trail of contracting fiascos
How a company using a rented mailbox in Chicago got millions of dollars from international agencies and the US government, despite official allegations of lying and repeated sanctions.

Twelve Ways Gary Johnson Is a Hardcore Right-Winger

Police: 8 People Shot in East Baltimore, Including 3-Year-Old

Texas Defied a Court's Voting Rights Order, and the Court's Not Happy

A Great Month for Impunity in US Courts

Here's Everything Donald Trump Has Promised to Do on His First Day as President

The Heavy and Unsustainable Price of Chile's Privatized Water

Trump’s racist ruse: His farcical outreach to Black voters is just white supremacy in disguise

The United Nations just declared antibiotic resistance “the greatest and most urgent global risk.”

Scope of Trump's falsehoods unprecedented for a modern presidential candidate

Charged With Being Alive: Terence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott

Immigrants Don't Steal Jobs or Wages; Billionaires Do

If the evidence is unfit, you must acquit: Prosecutors are fighting to keep flawed forensic evidence in the courtroom

Your Taxes Are Literally Paying Trump to Run for President

Ruling against the Federal Election Commission is a win for political money transparency

A Walking Tour of New York's Massive Surveillance Network

Hillary Clinton and Her Top Allies Plan Post-Debate Blitz

William Barber II | Why We Are Protesting in Charlotte

Maryland girl, 15, pepper sprayed after refusing medical treatment

Elite ‘bundlers’ raise more than $113 million for Hillary Clinton

How the Pentagon sank the US-Russia deal in Syria -- and the ceasefire

Trump’s coded racism is as dangerous as his lies. Debate moderators must call it out.

The next 14 states to legalize marijuana

Eastern Iowans prepare for near-record flooding

Sorry, not sorry: Mylan CEO refuses to apologize for EpiPen price hikes

Trump Hotels Covered Up a Massive Credit Card Theft. Then They Let It Happen Again

Baltimore man who called 911 for help dies after being punched by police

75 retired senior diplomats sign letter opposing Trump for president

First Nations Across North America Sign Treaty Alliance Against the Expansion of Oil Sands

Hillary Clinton just borrowed a billionaire tax hike from Bernie Sanders

Court Rules That Children Facing Deportation Must Navigate Courts Alone

US to Begin 'Expedited' Deportation of Haitians

This is how North Carolina tried to disenfranchise Black voters who are protesting the death of Keith Lamont Scott’s death

Wife of Keith Lamont Scott releases cell phone footage of Charlotte police shooting

Corey Lewandowski set to collect nearly $500,000 in total from Trump campaign
Almost a quarter of his compensation is coming after the controversial political operative was ousted in June as campaign manager. He said his fee pales compared with the pay of many other operatives.

Clinton widens lead as first debate looms

Trump supporters want his tax returns released

How Palantir Is Taking Over New York City
The city’s embrace of Palantir, outside of law enforcement, has quietly ushered in an era of civil surveillance so ubiquitous as to be invisible.

Donald Trump Jr.'s Nasty Internet Presence

Kentucky governor’s budget cuts for universities ruled illegal

Charlotte Police Have 7 Days Left to Release Keith Scott Videos
A new law signed by North Carolina’s Republican governor will make it almost impossible to “show the tape” after next week.

Police Sex Abuse Case Is Bad News for Mexico's Leader

Trump, Clinton to meet with Netanyahu Sunday

Dakota Access Blackout Continues on ABC, NBC News

Ted Cruz caves, endorses Donald Trump

UN: Police Killings of Black Men Are the Modern-Day Lynchings

Eight Workers' Rights Measures to Watch This November

Debate moderators say climate questions don’t make good TV

Class War by Other Means: Tennessee, Volkswagen and the Future of Labor

Will the Biggest Generation Seize the Day November 8?

Mining Leaves a Wisconsin Tribe's Hallowed Sites at Risk

What every New Yorker knows about Donald Trump