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Family, Lawmakers Meeting With Prosecutors After Police Shooting Death of Unarmed Brooklyn Man Ruled Homicide

Louisiana village issues ban on pit bulls and rottweilers, expects to collect them for "disposal" by December 1

Can Green Bonds Bankroll a Clean Energy Revolution?

Solar and Wind Energy Start to Win on Price vs. Conventional Fuels

Seven Candidates for Corporate Rip-Off of the Year
-- Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Network Anchors Have Met With Michael Brown Shooter Darren Wilson

Where Oil and Politics Mix
After an unusual land deal, a giant spill and a tanker-train explosion, anxiety began to ripple across the North Dakota prairie.

Israeli officer charged in shooting death of Palestinian teen

They Believe in Teachers and in Education for All: Why Finland's Kids Often Top League Tables

Click Here to See If You’re Under Surveillance

Henry Giroux: Marginalized Youth Must Challenge the System That Oppresses Them

Researchers Uncover Government Spy Tool Used to Hack Telecoms and Belgian Cryptographer

DHS Set to Destroy Governmentwide Network Surveillance Records

Who will stop Walmart from 'wreaking havoc' on the American Dream?

Blockadia on Trial: What the Jury Did Not Hear

US, Canada and Ukraine vote against Russia’s anti-Nazism resolution at UN

Greenpeace Activist Injured in Confrontation With Spanish Navy

The Antitax Push Has Done Harm to State and Local Government

The Fight for $15.37 an Hour: How a Coalition Pushed for a Hotel Workers' Minimum Wage

Malarkey on the Potomac: Five Bedrock Washington Assumptions That Are Hot Air
People in Washington don't have time for reality. They're lost in a world of their own.

Highest-value terror detainees excluded from Senate investigation of CIA torture

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to resign

Iran nuclear talks extended to 2015

Trade Agreement With Iceland Might Allow Japan to Bypass Effect of Whaling Sanctions

As climate changes, park loses glaciers for which it is named

Meet the Fortune 500 Companies Funding the Political Resegregation of the US

Michael Eric Dyson exposes Giuliani: It’s ‘the defense mechanism of white supremacy in your mind’

The CIA Wants to Destroy Thousands of Internal Emails Covering Spy Operations and Other Activities

Records in Michael Brown Grand Jury Not Been Approved for Release

A 12-year-old boy shot by Cleveland police has died

Five ugly and uncanny parallels between lynchings and police killings in the US

Gay veteran has hand and part of arm amputated after brutal attack in North Carolina

Washington State to Sue US Government Over Nuclear Cleanup

Journalists in Turkey Sentenced to Prison for Reporting Corruption in Government

UK police are to get powers to force internet firms to hand over details linked to IP addresses in order to help them help identify criminal suspects online.

Court rules Michigan has no responsibility to provide quality public education

Truthout Interviews Dahr Jamail on Electromagnetic Radiation War Games in Washington State (VIDEO)

Republicans Renew Push for Drilling in Alaska Wildlife Refuge

There Are More Than 43 Missing People in Guerrero and Mexico’s Military May Have a Role

In Landslide, UCLA Student Government Votes to Divest From Israeli Occupation

David Swanson | Mark Udall and the Unspeakable

Wisconsin Groundwater Contaminated by Coal Ash, Says Study

GOP Plotting to Block DC's New Pot Law

Scholarship, Mentor Program Helps Children of Incarcerated Parents Go to College

Tax-Dodging Wal-Mart Holds Another Food Drive for Its Impoverished Workers

How Did We Get Here? Reflections on the 2014 Midterms

Catalonian President Faces Prosecution for Staging Referendum on Independence

Report: Walmart’s Clean Energy Boasts Are Little More Than Greenwashing

A Returning Ebola Volunteer: "Don't Pander to Fear"

The "Urbee" 3D-Printed Car: Coast to Coast on 10 Gallons?

Half of Americans Think Climate Change Is a Sign of the Apocalypse

Want to See How Governments Are Making Real Progress? Look to the Cities Tackling Our Biggest Problems

The Moral Trauma of "21st Century Warriors"

There’s growing evidence that global warming is driving crazy winters

Goodbye, Secure Communities. Hello, Priority Enforcement Program

Race to the Bottom

Five Guantánamo Inmates Are Sent to Eastern Europe

The Ohlone People Were Forced Out of San Francisco. Now They Want Part of Their Land Back.

GOP-Controlled Intelligence Committee Debunks Benghazi Conspiracies

Obama Schools Wimpy Dems On How To Campaign On Immigration Reform

Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson has mastered a disappearing act since shooting

Don’t expect an Aztec Spring with Mexico protests, analysts warn

Now in the spotlight, Astrid Silva vows to keep fighting for reform

The 'big dogs' will sue over net neutrality regardless, says FCC head
The chair of the federal communications commission, Tom Wheeler, is preparing for a battle over net neutrality.

Sanders Joins Warren in Opposing Obama's Wall Street Nominee for Treasury

Anonymous Targets Cleveland Police After 12-Year-Old’s Death

Media Goes Wild Over Hagel Firing but Not Obama's Secret Afghanistan Reversal

Australians target eco-unfriendly banks
'Ethical' banking surges after big banks lent out $16 billion for coal, oil and gas projects in Australia since 2008.

China Shale Boom Fizzles as Clean Energy, Imports Take Lead

Countries Without Militaries
More than 20 nations lack standing armies - and it's not always about pacifism.

Thai editor sentenced to jail for defaming king

Vietnam, Agent Orange and GMOs
An Agent Orange maker is being welcomed back to Vietnam to grow genetically modified organisms.

US policies in Mexico have made bad situation worse
Missing Mexican students are collateral damage of drug-war capitalism.

The Longest Wrongful Imprisonment in US History Is Over

Black Friday highlights the contrast between rich and poor

What "Free Trade" Has Done to Central America
Warnings about the human and environmental costs of “free trade” went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.

How Grassroots Efforts Against Fracking Are Succeeding
-- Walter Brasch for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Extreme Weather Will Be ‘New Climate Normal’ Without Immediate Action, Warns World Bank

Left Out of Obama’s New Plan: The Immigrants Excluded

CIA's Torturous Maneuvers on Torture
The CIA is fighting congressional demands to release a report on its covert program for torturing “war on terror” suspects, even as the spy agency contemplates a reorganization that could give the covert-action side more ways to bend the truth.

What’s a CEO Really Worth? Too Many Companies Simply Don’t Know

Bigger Health Care Providers Mean Bigger Profits, but Not Always Better Care
Hospitals are buying private physician practices left and right, and state attorneys general should consider whether such mega-providers violate anti-trust laws.

Police: Woman Saying She's 'Ready for Ferguson' Shoots, Kills Self by Accident

Dean Baker | Seven Years After: Why This Recovery Is Still a Turkey

Senegal Arrests Five Women Under the Country’s Draconian Anti-Homosexual Law

The Craving for Democracy
Many people are unwilling to participate in an electoral game that does not provide any form of genuine popular control over decisions that affect people's well-being and freedom.

Deforestation, "Development" Connected to Spread of Ebola in West Africa

Faith in the age of mass incarceration: Healing Communities training in Northern Illinois

Wall Street’s taxpayer scam: How local governments get fleeced - and so do you

'No Deal' as Iran Nuclear Talks Face Deadline

Our militaristic leaders are the problem: “Railing against vets in the face of this madness is cowardice”
Our leaders start the next wars with drones and wanton agendas. No wonder vets return with PTSD and we get divided.

Police: New York officer fatally shoots innocent unarmed man

When a Bank Owns 100 Oil Tankers, It Can Mess With the Price of Gas

40 percent decline in polar bears in Alaska, western Canada heightens concern

Whitewashing Imperialism
When the media erases the crimes of US imperialism, they make future atrocities more likely.

Minimum-Wage Workers: Where They Work and What They Are Paid

On Keystone and the NSA, Hillary Clinton Remains Quiet

Vote in Switzerland to Abolish Tax Break for Rich Threatens Status

Israeli Cabinet approves Jewish nationality bill
The bill, which opponents decry as racist, defines Israel as Jewish nation-state and delists Arabic as official language.

George Lakoff: In Politics, Progressives Need to Frame Their Values

How a Strange, Secretive, Cult-Like Company Is Waging Legal War Against Journalists

Read Ronald Reagan’s Executive Order on Immigration the GOP Won’t Talk About

Senate Keystone "Yea" Votes Took Six Times More Money From Oil and Gas Industry Than Opponents

Massive Protest Fails to Stop Tuition Hikes at University of California

Jeb Bush's Four Companies All Have the Same Address and Have Never Done Any Known Business

Loan Servicer Busted for Backdating, but Foreclosure Victims Say Shenanigans Haven’t Stopped

Ohio Republicans Want to Ban Abortion Before Many Women Even Know They’re Pregnant

Permanent Housing for 85 Homeless People Saved Taxpayers $1.8 Million (and 18 Other Facts to Think About)

Hazards of Open Pits for Storing Wastewater From Fracking Is Focus of New Study

Everything We Know So Far About the Oil Rig Explosion in the Gulf of Mexico

A Day With Jesse Jackson and a Look at the Failures of American Capitalism

VIDEO: New York City Police Beat Man Bloody After He Allegedly Jumps a Turnstile

Tortured and Raped by Israel, Persecuted and Imprisoned by the United States

The History of a Dangerous Idea: Mark Blyth Talks Austerity, Greece and the Global Economic Crisis

Building a Racially Just Society: Psychological Insights

Public Housing Patrols Can Mean Safety or Danger

Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Joseph Stiglitz Reveals Why Robots Really Are Coming for Your Job

Can Calif. Really Prosecute Rapper Tiny Doo Just Based on His Album Cover?

Bahrain Will Stamp Out Popular Protests, but Not Support for ISIS

Hottest October on Record Puts Planet on Track for Hottest Year Ever

Half of Americans Think Climate Change Is a Sign of the Apocalypse

The White House Will Focus on Women and Girls of Color. Here’s How to Make it Count.

Paul Ryan’s stunning hypocrisy: The little-noticed way the GOP proved it’s full of it

In a Shift, Obama Extends U.S. Role in Afghan Combat

U.S.-led strikes have killed 910 people in Syria: monitor