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LAPD names two sergeants involved in struggle with man who died

Keeping the Police Honest

Indefinite Ceasefire in War-Battered #Gaza

Atlantic City losing 2 casinos, 5K jobs in 3 days

CNN Attempts Actual Journalism–But Reverts to Embedded Reporting

Fast-Food Workers Challenge Stereotypes, Globalize Question of Fairness

Obama Weighing Delay in Action on Immigration

Secret McConnell Recording Underscores Need for Reversing Citizens United

Court Rules Texas School Finance Unconstitutional
Dietz says current system fails students, must be rebuilt

Massive Half-Mile-Long Crack Appears in Ground in Northern Mexico

This Guy Was Disowned by His Family For Being Gay So the Internet Raised $50,000 For Him

"I’m Not Your Brother!": Video Reveals Police’s Stunning Double-Standard for Black Americans
In a shocking video posted to YouTube, police tase and arrest a black man picking his kids up from preschool

With Gaza War, Movement to Boycott Israel Gains Momentum in Europe

Convicted Cold War Spy John Walker Dies in Federal Prison

Blackwater Trial Reaches Emotional and Legal Climax as Prosecution Rests

Should Japan Restart Its Nuclear Reactors?
The untold story of March 11, 2011 is how close Japan came to three more spent fuel pool fires at Fukushima Daiichi and four meltdowns at Fukushima Daini after the massive earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster.

Missouri Cop Ray Albers Resigns After Pointing Rifle at Ferguson Protesters

Ebola Virus Has Mutated During Course of Outbreak

Seven Disturbing Quotes From the Koch Summit Speeches

What I Learned From Debating Science With Trolls

The White House Is Spoiling for a Fight on Immigration

Patriotic Heresy vs. the New Cold War

Syrian Refugees Top 3 Million, Half of All Syrians Displaced: UN

Food is the First Thing: Hunger in America

Hawaii's GMO Battle: Federal Judge Strikes Down Kauai's Pesticide Regulations

Obama Stops Short of Calling Russia Actions in Ukraine an Invasion

How Does a 9-Year-Old Come to Shoot a Fully Automatic Weapon?
The Uzi tragedy in Arizona, explained.

Global Community Must Face Deeper Roots of Growing Ebola Crisis

David Swanson | Monty Python State Department

California Passes "Yes-Means-Yes" Campus Sexual Assault Bill

Syrian Rebels Surround Filipino UN Peacekeepers in Golan Heights
Rebels have surrounded peacekeepers and demanded they give up their weapons, hours after taking 43 Fijian soldiers hostage

Dog-Whistle Politics: The Humanity of Michael Brown

Ukraine Blows Up Twitter with News of Russian Invasion

Midwestern Wheat Left Rotting as Oil Trains Roll By
Oil boom in North Dakota is delaying massive grain shipments, farmers say

NYPD under investigation for another restraint-related death

This Is What a Farmer Looks Like

Islamic State militants behead captive Lebanese soldier

California lawmakers send governor a ban on single-use plastic bags

Inequality and the USA: A Nation in Denial?

Ellis Island in reverse: Where deportees go when they get home to Guatemala

US operations in Iraq costing $7.5m a day as Obama deliberates strategy

Is Blackwater Finally Going to Be Held Accountable for Civilian Deaths?

Yet Another GOP State Is Moving to Expand Medicaid Under Obamacare

Rick Santorum: "The Highest Freedoms" Not Necessarily "Right for Society"
Rick Santorum, clearly intending to run for president again in 2016, had a few thoughts about liberals and how their ideas are wrong for America.

Surfers Defy Wealthy California Oceanfront Property Owners Denying Beach Access
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

California’s Drought: What Losing 63 Million Gallons of Water Looks Like

This 3D-Printed Vertebra Is a Huge Step Forward for Medicine

Israeli Company Targeted by Oakland Blockade Imports Ammunition Into US

Bummer, Elizabeth Warren, Bummer
The newly minted voice of the progressives strikes a sour note with her defense of Israel's shameful overly-zealous bombing of Gaza schools and hospitals.

Netanyahu Meets With House Armed Services Members

Obama Administration to Reward Student Loan Company Accused of Cheating Troops

Ben Stein: Michael Brown "Wasn't Unarmed. He Was Armed With His Incredibly Strong, Scary Self"

The Courage to Disarm
-- Robert C. Koehler for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Losing Ground
In 50 years, most of southeastern Louisiana not protected by levees will be underwater. The state is losing a football field of land every 48 minutes.

Judge Clashes with Defense Dept. over Release of Abu Ghraib Photos

You Can't Understand ISIS If You Don't Know the History of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia

Remember This Moment When the Next Financial Crisis Strikes

Tax Dollars for Oil Wars and Weapons Should Be Spent on Improving the Common Good
-- Jacqueline Marcus for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Ebola Outbreak: Senegal Confirms First Case

How Trayvon Martin’s Death Launched a New Generation of Black Activism
A host of new groups are reviving the grassroots fight for racial equality.

Ferguson Protesters Sue Missouri Police for $40 Million

Top Immigration Court Hands Huge Win to Battered Women Seeking Asylum. Conservatives Freak Out.
Women's rights groups call it a win. Fox News calls it a path to "instant US citizenship."

Students at the Barricades

Samsung Supplier Factory Found to Use Child Labor, Watchdog Says

Second American Dies Fighting for the Islamic State After Abandoning His Nine Children

Connecticut Man Charged After Friend Loses Game of Russian Roulette

Assault-Rifle Sales Plummet as Scare Over Gun Control Fades

US Officials Reach Deal With Pennsylvania on Medicaid