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Extreme Isolation for U.S. Prisoners Shields “Torture” From Public View and Accountability
A new study looks at the U.S. government's use of Special Administrative Measures, which the authors claim violate both U.S. and international law.

Betsy Devos guts school disability rules that once confused her

The Republicans Are Still Coming for Your Health Care. Here's How to Stop Them

John McCain keeps serving his revenge to Donald Trump ice cold

Trump's call for Chinese dissident to be deported based on Beijing letter: report

Charles P. Pierce | Tell Me What Is "Conservative" About This
The oceans are not partisan.

How "Unraveled" Does Trump Have to Be? Presidential Disability and the 25th Amendment.

Trump Election Commissioner’s Voter Database Is a Ripe Target for Hackers

US reportedly putting nuclear bombers back on high alert

China Shuts Down Tens Of Thousands Of Factories In Unprecedented Pollution Crackdown

Where Native Kids Were Sent To Be Americanized

State Department Reportedly Revokes Visa Of Magnitsky Act Campaigner

Post-hurricane cleanup work could kill more workers than storms themselves
The two hurricanes that battered Texas and Florida left 200 people dead but neglect of health and safety among mainly day laborers could exact a great toll

George Monbiot: We Need a New Political Story of Empathy and Sharing to Replace Neoliberalism

Is Congress about to wreck America's natural treasures?

The Shame of Silicon Valley: 1,600 homeless kids just in Oakland School District

Top Trump Official for Pipeline Safety Profits From Selling Oil Spill Equipment

Robert Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill ambassador after outcry

Ohio State won’t let Richard Spencer speak on campus, citing ‘substantial risk to public safety’

This Is What It Looks Like When An Industry Controls A State’s Politics
In Pennsylvania, where King Coal once reigned, natural gas now rules.

Rigged: How Voter Suppression Threw Wisconsin to Trump

Mexico Blocks UN Enforced Disappearance Committee Visit

McConnell will bring bipartisan health care bill if Trump says he will sign

Virginia Tech is letting a neo-Nazi teach English composition

EPA’s climate website removes resources to fight climate change

Orlando Sentinel exposes Florida’s $1 billion school voucher scam

DeVos rescinds 72 guidance documents outlining rights for students with disabilities

A Texas city has required residents who are seeking government disaster relief funds in the wake of Hurricane Harvey to pledge not to boycott Israel.

Billionaire candidate wins Czech election

World Hunger Is Increasing Thanks to Wars and Climate Change

Herman Bell's Beat-Down
Herman Bell is a former Black Panther who turns 70 this January, and has been locked up since 1974. On September 5, Herman survived a "beat-down" by five to seven white correctional officers half his age at Great Meadow prison -- one of the more Klan-friendly joints in upstate New York.

Typhoon kills at least two in Japan, prompts call for thousands to evacuate

Federal Judge Unseals New York Crime Lab's Software for Analyzing DNA Evidence
The ruling comes amid increased complaints by scientists and lawyers that flaws in the now-discontinued software program may have sent innocent people to prison.

How Long Can The Courts Keep Donald Trump's Muslim Ban At Bay?

The uninsured rate is rising as Trump successfully sabotages Obamacare

In Redwood Valley, residents were left on their own to flee fire
The escape from the rural hamlet of Redwood Valley began with no evacuation orders, no reverse-911 alerts, no warning whatsoever from authorities. Residents were left on their own to flee for their lives. Eight people didn't survive.

Please Stop Using ‘Woman in Chador Walks by Anti-US Mural’ Stock Photo for Every Article About Iran

Did a Psychiatric Hospital Lock Up People for Profit?

Venezuela election result a blow to right-wing opposition, Trump

Afghanistan reels after two mosque bombings kill nearly 90 people

All five living former US presidents make rare appearance together

As Austin Waits For Word On Amazon Bid, Austinites Wait For Word On What Was Offered

Trump Is Right: Corporate Media Has Failed Us, but Not for the Reasons He Says

A People’s Recovery: Radical Organizing in Post-Maria Puerto Rico

'Hypocritical BS': Critics Slam Establishment's Applause for 'War Criminal' George W. Bush

William Rivers Pitt | Unreality Distilled: The United States of Trump

Trump says he'll allow Kennedy assassination files to be released

DeVos Is Sued By 17 States; Richard Spencer And Colleges; Race and Student Loans

Trump’s feud with Democratic congresswoman over phone call stretches into fifth day

They weren’t faking: 12 young detainees who died while under Florida’s care

Gulf Oil Spill Off Louisiana Coast Is 2x Bigger Than Original Estimate

Toward an Identity and Vocabulary of Civic Freedom for the Trump Era

"Days were lost": Why Puerto Rico is still suffering a month after Hurricane Maria

CHIP’s budget lapsed 23 days ago. Congress has done nothing.

Which Politicians Should We Trust?
-- Gleb Tsipursky for BuzzFlash at Truthout

In state capitols, women see rampant sexual harassment

The Opioid Epidemic: Fueled by Greed, Corruption and Complicit Government
-- John Geyman, MD for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Senators Stunned to Discover We Have 1,000 Troops in Niger

EPA keeps scientists from speaking about report on climate

Sanders Confirms He'll Remain Independent for 2018 Re-election Run

Can A Dem Defeat Moore In Alabama—By Running As An Actual Democrat?

Donald Trump Is Rush-Shipping Condolences to Military Families
Four families of fallen servicemembers received next-day UPS letters from President Trump after a turbulent week in which Trump falsely claimed he had called “virtually all” of the families.

Democrats' Early Money Haul Stuns Republicans

Gold Star widow: Trump couldn’t remember my husband’s name. Trump: she’s a liar.

"You're Still in Jail": How Electronic Monitoring Is a Shackle on the Movement for Decarceration

Professor Removed From a Southwest Flight Is Symbolic of a Pattern of Airline Islamophobia

Family: 86-year-old in intensive care after police used Taser against unarmed Black motorist

In Victory for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Court Finds That Approval of Dakota Access Pipeline Violated the Law

Road Kill: Side-Swiping the Environmental Protection Act
The Trump administration is leading a campaign to toss out a growing list of rules and regulations that protect our environment and wildlife.

Financial industry worried GOP tax plan will change 401(k)s

“He’s Going to Wake Up”: Alabama Prisoner May Have Suffered Excruciating Pain During Execution

The science of spying: how the CIA secretly recruits academics

Tar Sands Pipeline that Could Rival Keystone XL Quietly Gets Trump Approval

Schumer calls on McConnell to send bipartisan health care bill to floor this week

Trump's secretive voter fraud panel is keeping own members in the dark

The 10 Biggest Vulture Firms Plundering Puerto Rico

These wealthy institutions are quietly financing white nationalism

Trump signed an executive order Friday allowing the Air Force to recall as many as 1,000 retired pilots to active duty to address a shortage in combat fliers.

Georgia Lawmaker Suggests Quarantining People with HIV

The GOP Tried Trump-Style Tax Cuts in Kansas. What a Mess.

Study: Pollution kills 9 million a year, costs $4.6 trillion
Environmental pollution - from filthy air to contaminated water - is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.

California judge tosses $417 million talc cancer verdict against Johnson & Johnson

These Senators Tried to Protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from Drilling. They Failed.

The first year of the Trump presidency has been a boon for lobbyists, with many of the top shops in Washington seeing a handsome boost in revenue. Lobbyists say the frenzy of activity shows no signs of slowing down.

Japanese Vote Underway After Abe Calls Snap Election

DNC creates new restrictions for corporate donations

How Trump’s Twitter account is fueling a GOP money surge

Permanent Warfare as Normality

John Kelly and the Language of the Military Coup

Children Are Dying at Alarming Rates in Foster Care, and Nobody Is Bothering to Investigate

Toxic tensions in the heart of 'Cancer Alley'
The EPA says this town has the nation's highest risk of developing cancer from air toxins. The plant emitting the toxins says otherwise. Locals are outraged.

Half a Million March in Massive Uprising Against Spanish Plan to Overtake Catalonia

Teenage Immigrant Forced by Government to Remain Pregnant

Three men charged after protesters shot at following Richard Spencer speech
All three white nationalists were also present at Charlottesville rally

The roots of Catalonia’s differences with the rest of Spain

Flint Faces Critical Deadline to Choose a Water Source

The NFL's Players Won

Dear White People: Be More Like Gregg Popovich

Catalonia independence: Spain pushes to remove leaders

Why Some of Us Hesitated to Say #MeToo

Children Are Dying at Alarming Rates in Foster Care, and Nobody Is Bothering to Investigate