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Gary Johnson Wins Libertarian Nomination for President

Crops are becoming toxic to withstand extreme weather conditions

Gaza refugee finally freed from Arizona immigration jail

Nearly 400 House bills stuck in Senate limbo

No wonder Trump is afraid -- a debate with Bernie Sanders would show who’s really on the side of working people.

New York Democrat: Trump should return money to 9/11 recovery fund

Donald Trump exposes the GOP’s dirty secret: They build everything by nurturing white rage

The Obama Administration Is Using Racist Court Rulings to Deny Citizenship to 55,000 People

Revealed: cancer scientists' pensions invested in tobacco

40 people shot so far over Memorial Day weekend in Chicago

Either one will lead to war: Hawkish Hillary and reckless Trump could both lead to prolonged new wars

Mossack Fonseca's US operations cut back after Nevada penalty
Panama law firm's US arm resigns from Nevada companies and loses its partner in Wyoming amid continued global scrutiny.

Women Around the World Are Leading the Fight Against Corporate Agriculture

I’m a black man. Here’s what happened when I booked an Airbnb.

Cincinnati zoo kills gorilla to save child who slipped into enclosure

The Flint of California
A report from Matheny Tract, an arsenic-poisoned community that’s about to become the test case for a new legal idea: the ‘human right to water.’

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said in an interview aired Sunday that he would not accept help from super-PACs if he were to face presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump in November.

Clean Energy to Take Bigger Share of Electricity Market by 2030

The Brazilian Coup and Washington's "Rollback" in Latin America

More than 700 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean shipwrecks, UN says

Mold-Infested Prisons Sicken Guards and Prisoners

Mexican Military Runs Up Body Count in Drug War

South Asian migrants say they were put in 'body bags' for deportation from US

Burn Pits: US Government Ignores 60,000 Suffering US War Vets

Bernie Sanders is ignoring Hillary Clinton. It might be the nicest thing he can do for her.

Judge Orders Release of Documents in Trump University Suit

Is this the world’s most radical mayor?
When Ada Colau was elected mayor of Barcelona, she became a figurehead of the new leftwing politics sweeping Spain. The question she now faces is a vital one for the left across Europe - can she really put her ideas into practice?

The Historical Roots of Contemporary Violence Against Pregnant Black Women

California Back in Big Oil's Crosshairs as Feds Quietly OK Offshore Fracking

The Clintons’ most recent financial-disclosure forms show that he earned nearly $2.7 million in fees for speaking to audiences that included financial-industry firms, after she announced her candidacy.

Like Clinton, Trump Chickens Out of Debate with Sanders

How Bernie Sanders’ Wall Street Reform Agenda Could Survive Past the Democratic Primary

Apes may be legal "persons," and the meat industry struggles to move past cruelty -- a new era in animal rights?

New International Accord to Tackle Illegal Fishing

Big budgets, militarization and the real story behind the United States' Asia pivot

Shell says it will limit solar investment until it proves profitable

“The forces that are driving inequality are pretty powerful right now”: Paul Tough talks race, poverty and how we really fix our schools

Hillary Clinton’s Energy Initiative Pressed Countries to Embrace Fracking, New Emails Reveal

Immigrant Detention Centers Are Not Day Cares

Contamination of Sacred Lake Underscores Environmental Racism in Guatemala

Great Barrier Reef: UN report lead author 'shocked' all Australian references removed
Draft chapter warned reef was ‘poor and deteriorating’ but all references were excised following government intervention

Greek authorities finish evicting thousands of refugees from Idomeni camp

Opinion: We're making a mess in our forests with our sewage sludge

Air and water problems are worsening on a global scale, U.N. says

The Speech Obama Should Have Given in Hiroshima

Feds fight to prevent Clinton deposition in email case

Hillary Clinton Won’t Say How Much Goldman Sachs CEO Invested With Her Son-in-Law

Trump defends Trump U in San Diego

It’s time to stop pretending US troops aren’t fighting ISIL in Syria and Iraq

Survivors of Hiroshima: 'There is horror here'

Hillary Clinton: The Neocon in Democrat's Clothing

All the Presumptive Nominee's Men
If for some reason you aren't already appalled by the specter of a con artist occupying the Oval Office, a man who would lie about what he had for breakfast, look to those with whom Donald Trump has chosen to surround himself.

For Trump, Global Warming Only Exists When It Affects His Profits
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

David Swanson | Obama in Hiroshima Paints a Peace Sign on a Bomb

Sanders Has Always Wanted to Debate Trump -- or Any Other Representative of the ‘Billionaire Class’

French workers step up protests as gas supplies run dry

Video of Testimony in Clinton Email Lawsuit Ordered Sealed

Elizabeth Warren Effectively Exposes Donald Trump's Con, While Clinton Struggles
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Maine: Man removed from kidney donation list for lack of health insurance

In Meme-Moriam
This weekend, the US will pause to honor the thousands of men and women who fought and died to preserve ExxonMobil’s First Amendment rights, and protect it from the tyranny of justice. Or at least that’s the way a lot of Congressional leaders and climate deniers are playing it.

Chicago to Release 100 Recordings from Cases of Cop Shootings

Sanders says campaign isn't over if he doesn't win California

Thousands Call on DNC to Oust 'Corporatist Tool' Wasserman Schultz

Be Like Bernie: Sanders Looks to Spread His Political Wealth

Tropical Depression Bonnie Heads Towards Carolinas as Deadly Flooding Overwhelms Texas

Extremist group in Texas trains to shoot Muslims with bullets dipped in pig blood

Detroit police acted like 'dog death squad,' lawsuit says

Portland Students Will Drink Bottled Water for the Rest of the School Year to Avoid Lead

What Happens to These Hundreds of Thousands of People That Are Being Deported?

Tragic Valor of Marines at Con Thien
Memorial Day is exploited by politicians glorifying war and armed services recruiting new soldiers, but it should be a time to reflect on the ugly reality of warfare and the tragic valor of the combatants.

The cost of replacing water lines in Flint, Michigan, has nearly doubled amid a health crisis from high lead levels in drinking water

The United States' most hated man endorses its most hated presidential candidate

Japanese American internment survivor hears troubling echoes in Trump rhetoric

The continued nontherapeutic use of antibiotics by animal agriculture threatens the very existence of society.

Duke Energy Flexes Political Muscle on Fracked Gas, Coal Ash

A former senior US general again calls for abolishing the nuclear forces he once commanded

Hillary’s on the wrong side of history again: Noam Chomsky, Palestinian freedom, and a policy stuck in the past

Bianca Jagger: The EU Referendum Will Determine the UK's Future

Trump on Immigrants and Health Care Costs: Just Plain Wrong

Environmentalists, First Nations Vow Summer of Action Against Trans Mountain Pipeline

Hillary Clinton Won’t Say How Much Goldman Sachs CEO Invested With Her Son-in-Law

After Six-Week Strike, Verizon Workers Claim Major Victory as Deal Reached

The Hidden Horrors in Poultry Plants

Donald Trump’s airline went from opulence in the air to crash landing

Clinton campaign faces a deficit of a vital commodity: enthusiasm

Bernie Sanders’ demand that a pair of prominent Democrats be removed from two key convention committees presents a test for party chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

Seven deadly poisons – and a law that won't protect you fast enough
Reform to toxic chemical regulation is the first for 40 years. Unfortunately, it won’t do enough to eliminate harmful substances from our lives.

A Bernie Win in California Could Crush Clinton’s Presidential Chances

Emails Show TPP 'Collusion' Between Big Banks and Obama Administration

‘I Do Not Want Any Children to Develop Cancer Like Me’, a Fukushima Resident Says

In Nine Democratic Debates, Not a Single Question About Poverty

Indigenize or Die: Reclaiming cities and traditional lands

WikiLeaks Exposes Text from Secretly Negotiated TISA Trade Deal

Surge in migrants and refugees at California border

Trump Supports Cutting Social Security From a "Moral Standpoint"

Gov. Brown to decide whether California voters will sound off in November on money in politics

Why McDonald’s might be the most important battle in the fight for fair wages

New Political Earthquake in Brazil: Is It Now Time for Media Outlets to Call This a “Coup”?

The superbug that doctors have been dreading just reached the U.S.

Advocates say PA’s child abuse hotline has had major problems since 2010, so why did the state wait so long to investigate?

Aid Groups In Ethiopia Reshape Approach In New Era Of Climate Change

Gaza women turn recycling into an art

Donald Trump tells Californians there is no drought

Aging in the Fields: Retirement Followed by a Return to Work

In San Diego, Trump shames local ‘Mexican’ judge as protesters storm streets

Trump ducks Sanders debate and we lose

McDonald’s Protesters Target Annual Meeting in $15 Fight

Lifting Arms Embargoes: Tie a Yellow Ribbon Around a Missile From Obama on Memorial Day
-- Jacqueline Marcus for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Bernie Sanders Closes in on Hillary Clinton Ahead of California Primary

Greenwashing or Progress? Exxon Shareholders Issue Calls for Climate Accountability

Paul Krugman: Trump’s Delusions of Competence

Reduction of Nuclear Arsenal Has Slowed Under Obama, Report Finds

“Game-Changing” Study Links Cellphone Radiation to Cancer

Senators demand US halt inquiries into climate denial by oil companies

71 years after the first atomic strike, Obama calls for the end of nuclear weapons at Hiroshima