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Close friend of Trump investigated over alleged €170m tax evasion
Real estate mogul Thomas Barrack, under investigation in Italy, played a critical role in Trump’s 2016 US presidential campaign.

A 91-Year-Old to the Illinois Governor: Pass a Budget, Help People

Cities join call for impeachment
A growing number of local governments are clamoring for Congress to act against Donald Trump.

What Good Is New Summer Pell Money If Students Can't Use It?

Where Nestlé Guzzles Water, Michigan Neighbors Take Exception

Alton Sterling: A Life of Collateral Insecurity

GOP Letter Urging Trump to Dump Climate Deal Gets Legal Argument Wrong, Law Experts Say

With state budget in crisis, many Oklahoma schools hold classes four days a week

Survivors of the El Mozote Massacre Have New Hopes for Justice in El Salvador

Why It's Getting Harder (and More Dangerous) to Hold Companies Accountable

Rising nitrate levels in the Minnesota and Blue Earth Rivers are forcing Mankato to adjust how it provides drinking water to residents and potentially threatens the city's attempts to limit the amount of water it takes from the region's most critical aquifer.

Donald Trump's Crumbling Brand Just Took Another Major Hit

Is It Possible to Resist Deportation in Trump’s America?
Living under draconian state laws, Arizona activists honed an effective strategy for keeping undocumented immigrants in the country. Can the same tools still work today?

When Some US Firms Move Production Overseas, They Also Offshore Their Pollution

Basic Income Works

Kobach ‘Voter Fraud’ Commission Gets Fast Thumbs Down
Lacking even the veneer of bipartisanship, the Kobach Commission represents an assault on basic voting rights.

Publishers call for rethink of proposed changes to online privacy laws
Warning that new regulations will give Google, Apple and Facebook too much control of advertising and personal data.

Washington Post Can't Stop Running Op-Eds by Lobbyists Pushing Their Clients' Weapons

Defense hawks are hunkering down for a fight to get all $640 billion they say is necessary to rebuild the military after President Trump’s budget proposal fell short of their expectations.

We Need Memorial Day to Obscure the Unbearable Truth About War

Storage of nuclear waste poses threat to US, scientists warn

“Indefensible”  --  Stories of resilience in the face of deportation

Dahr Jamail | Trump: Totalitarian or Authoritarian?

Life is Getting Much Worse for the Poor: Housing, Food and Essentials Eat Up the Meager Incomes

Angela Merkel says Germany can no longer rely on Donald Trump's America: 'We Europeans must take our destiny into our own hands'

Theresa May accused of being ‘Donald Trump’s mole’ in Europe after UK tries to water down EU climate change policy

Portland attack: Donald Trump urged to make statement about double murder

$1 trillion monopoly: Betsy DeVos will let one company handle all federal student loans

Baltimore could follow New Orleans by removing Confederate statues

The US and Israel Share a History of Ethnic Cleansing

Trump's Global Gag Order: Five Questions Answered

White House excludes gay first spouse in photo caption

US fossil fuel groups pull out of climate change court case

Rodrigo Duterte jokes to soldiers that they can rape women with impunity

Experts: The Great Barrier Reef cannot be saved

DAPL Company Hired War on Terror Contractors to Suppress Native Uprising

Half of 8th grade class from New Jersey refuses to pose with Speaker Ryan

A Teacher in Texas Gave a Girl a 'Most Likely to Become a Terrorist' Award

6 Places Resisting Fear With Compassionate Defiance
Sanctuary city policies can only go so far. The real job of creating welcome and safety falls to ordinary people.

Victory for Palestinian Prisoners as 80 Percent of Strike Demands Met

Farming the World: China’s Epic Race to Avoid a Food Crisis

After 'Heroic Intervention,' Funds Being Raised for Portland Victims

Mulvaney Corrects Jesus
Compassion, says Trump's budget chief, explaining Trump's new budget, is measured in how many people you kick off social programs for poor and working people.

The Surprising Cross-Partisan Appeal of Single-Payer Healthcare

ACLU Sues to Expose Mistreatment in Immigrant Detention Centers

20 Ways The Trump's Budget Declares New War on Poor By Hurting Seniors, People with Disabilities, Children and Single Mothers

Trump travel ban on shaky ground

Democrats are using the new Congressional Budget Office analysis of legislation repealing and replacing ObamaCare to go on the attack against Republicans over a critical one-week recess.

Other G7 Leaders Plow Ahead After Trump Throws 'Tantrum' Over Climate Accord

Alumni of This Anti-LGBTQ Hate Group Are Serving in Federal, State and Local Governments

It’s Now Illegal In Alabama To Remove Confederate Monuments

"Horrific" Increase in Worldwide Displacement

A US citizen says her rights were violated after she was detained by immigration authorities in San Bernardino

A Black Woman-Owned Company That Employs Youth and the Formerly Incarcerated Will Replace Flint's Corroded Water Pipes

Net neutrality: 'Dead people' signing FCC consultation
A campaign group has complained to the US Federal Communications Commission over its refusal to erase fake comments from a consultation on net neutrality.

"Corporate Free" Richmond Candidates Moving Up
Two Progressive Alliance leaders–city councilors Jovanka Beckles and Gayle McLaughlin–are preparing to run as “corporate free” candidates for higher office.

Right-wing provocateurs say they are being silenced. Cry me a river

US Quietly Lifts Limit on Number of Refugees Allowed In

Report: Trump Is Saying He Will Pull US Out of Paris Climate Deal

685,000+ Send Comments in Support of Bears Ears National Monument

Trump Administration Closes in on Birth Control Benefit

Underpaid and overburdened: the life of a Facebook moderator
Testimony from those working to keep beheadings, bestiality and child sexual abuse images off Facebook indicates that the support provided isn’t enough

New York Forces Women Like Me to Carry Nonviable Pregnancies to Term

U.K. lowers terror threat level to ‘severe’ as more arrested in Manchester attack

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Jimmy Carter's national security adviser, dies at 89

Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

Donald Trump will make 'final decision' on Paris climate deal next week
President tweets announcement from G7 summit in Sicily

Russia Is on TV, but Health Care Was the Central Issue in Montana’s Election

Portland deaths: Two stabbed trying to stop anti-Muslim abuse

Trump's Path to a Balanced Budget Paved With Accounting Gimmicks

Trump calls for the opposite of Trumpcare
This is what happens when the president knows nothing about health policy.

Audi mechanic 'killed himself after he was beaten by colleagues'
Reading inquest into death of George Cheese, 18, hears that he was also locked in a cage by colleagues and set on fire.

Trump Proposes Hundreds of Millions in Cuts to Federal Appropriations for Indian Country

Donald Trump’s Pick for EPA Enforcement Office Was a Lobbyist for Superfund Polluters

A Protester Injured in ‘Brutal Attack’ by Turkish President’s Guards Speaks Out

Trump claims defense money is pouring into NATO after speech

Cleveland must do far more to address lead hazards in homes

Dakota Pipeline Builder Rebuffed by Feds in Bid to Restart Work on Troubled Ohio Gas Project
Federal regulators stepped in after a series of violations, including the spilling of millions of gallons of construction mud into sensitive wetlands in Ohio.

Ted Cruz failed to properly disclose Goldman Sachs loans: FEC

Cruz And Cornyn Are Co-Sponsoring A Bill That Would Permanently Gut Net Neutrality
Texas is the only state to have two Senators sign onto the controversial bill.

The Poisoned Generation
The story of a decades-long lead-poisoning lawsuit in New Orleans illustrates how the toxin destroys black families and communities alike.

Kick Donald Trump’s Circus Out of Town

Inside Trump's war on regulations
The push to block, rewrite and delay scores of Obama-era rules may be the administration's biggest untold success.

Appeal for a Reinvigorated Veterans' Resistance Movement

The Untold Story of Memorial Day: Former Slaves Honoring and Mourning the Dead
The African-American history of the federal holiday has been nearly wiped from public memory.

Your Fleece Jacket Pollutes the Ocean. Here’s the Possible Fix.

The environmental movement (still) has a major diversity problem

Texas GOP wants to redistrict before the 2018 elections

How a Small Town Is Standing Up to Fracking
Grant Township, Pennsylvania, population 741, has became the front line of a radical new environmental movement – and they're not backing down.

Secret court rebukes NSA for 5-year illegal surveillance of US citizens

GOP leader tempers ObamaCare expectations

Scrubbing the net: The content moderators
A look into the invisible workers scrubbing the net, deciding what you do or do not see across the web.

Homeless vets with families: An untold part of veterans’ struggles

Principal of mostly Black charter school fired for neo-Nazi rings and alt-right alter ego

Der Spiegel Calls For Trump Impeachment, Labels Him A Laughing Stock And Danger To The World

Villagers Say Yemeni Child Was Shot as He Tried to Flee Navy SEAL Raid

Isn’t Some of the Trump Hotel Profit Ours?

US might ban laptops on all flights into and out of the country

Clashes in Guatemala Mining Protest Leaves 1 Dead, 6 Injured

White House aides could face criminal charges for using auto-delete apps on Russia-related documents: report

Massachusetts Admits to Regularly Allowing Companies to Edit Draft Pollution Permits

Police Forces Are Sending A Message To Black Suburban Residents: You’re Not Wanted

Sri Lanka floods: Nearly 500,000 displaced as death toll rises

France to scrap prison terms for cannabis users

Uncertainty builds in Washington over White House leaks

Meet Jane, a climate scientist who fled Trump’s government
Worries about science censorship drove her from her post at the Energy Department.

Five Years Later, US Admits Lies About Deadly Honduran Shooting

Thousands March Saying "NO to NATO" and "Make Peace Great Again"

A tale of two budgets: Trump’s atrocious nightmare, and the amazing (if imaginary) progressive alternative

The Entire Public Sector Is About to Be Put on Trial
The Right’s assault on public-sector workers is an assault on the public sector itself.

Trump Goes On Sunday Morning Twitter Rampage: 'Leaks Out Of The White House Are Fabricated Lies'

American conservatives love to bash Canadian health care -- but U.S. corporations love it

Do away with the Electoral College? Lawmakers inch Oregon closer

Montana assault breeds 'frightening' talk of violence against journalists
In the wake of a Guardian reporter being body-slammed by Greg Gianforte, some people have been emboldened to condone the attack – as emails show.

Anadarko Execs Buy up Depressed Stock After Lethal Colorado Explosion

'They treat everyone like criminals': US asylum fails reporter fleeing Mexico
Martín Méndez Pineda thought the US would protect him after months of threats, but instead found conditions worse than what he was aiming to escape

‘How can Mother die without seeing me first?’: The lonely journey of a Palestinian cancer patient

Trump considers major changes amid escalating Russia crisis

Texas Republicans look to pass bill that could make driving a woman to an abortion a crime

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Jokes About Shooting Reporters

The Trump administration just imposed a massive tax increase. You may have missed it.

President Trump Says His Trip Saved ‘Millions of Jobs.’ That’s Not True

Trump's ''Victims of Immigration Crime'' Hotline Is as American as It Gets

Two men killed in Portland after trying to stop anti-Muslim tirade

GOP Congressman Declines To Say Whether Every American Is Entitled To Eat

Lawyer Arrested For Allegedly Telling Rape Victim She’d Be Deported If She Testified

AP source: Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria

GOP Letter Urging Trump to Dump Climate Deal Gets Legal Argument Wrong, Law Experts Say

In Face of TrumpCare 'Abomination,' New Jersey Latest State to Join Single Payer Push

Fascists Seek Personal Growth and Forgiveness in Two Films

NASA Finds New, Frightening Way Glaciers Are Melting in Greenland

The New Socialism: Moving Beyond Concentrated State Power

Montana assault breeds 'frightening' talk of violence against journalists
In the wake of a Guardian reporter being body-slammed by Greg Gianforte, some people have been emboldened to condone the attack – as emails show

2 Men Killed On Portland Train After Trying To Stop Anti-Muslim Rant, Police Say

Tillerson declines to host Ramadan event at State Department

Trump Called Rodrigo Duterte to Congratulate Him on His Murderous Drug War: “You Are Doing an Amazing Job”

Trump aides facing perilous stage of Russia probe

This student was murdered by the alt-right