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Challenging the Death Penalty in the South

Dahr Jamail | As Trump's Denialists Get to Work, the Climate Is Changing 170 Times Faster

With AHCA defeat, some Democrats see chance to push for universal coverage

GMO-Ethanol Corn Contaminates Non-GMO White Corn Used in Tortillas
-- Ken Roseboro of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Trump Said to Issue Far-Reaching Reversal of Obama Climate Push

‘Bathroom Bill’ Will Cost North Carolina Nearly $4 Billion

Top US coal boss Robert Murray: Trump 'can't bring mining jobs back'

Senate Committee to Question Jared Kushner Over Meetings With Russians

The DLC Lives: ''Third Way'' Democrats Are Trying to Push the Party Rightward

Banning Howard Zinn's Books Is Hardly a Way to ''Start a Conversation''

Trump Brings a New 'Virus' to Silicon Valley: Labor Solidarity

Respected Mexican journalist’s murder likely to turn resource-rich region into a ‘silence zone’

Countries Keep Joining the Paris Climate Agreement

Civilian deaths from US-led airstrikes hit record high under Donald Trump

Madison just became the first city in Wisconsin and the largest city in the Midwest to commit to 100 percent clean energy.

Trump, GOP look to tax bill for lifeline

Thousands Protest Chile's Pinochet-Era Private Pension System

Israeli bombs from the view of a Gaza ambulance crew

Cincinnati nightclub shooting: one person killed

Bernie Sanders to Introduce Single-Payer Health Care Bill in US Senate

US admits responsibility for Mosul strike that killed dozens of civilians

Thousands of Trump University students file to get their money back

Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron face off for the soul of France

An international team of inspectors has found evidence of doctored paperwork and other failings at a forge in France that makes parts for nuclear power stations around the world.

Republican aide says Donald Trump 'didn't care or particularly know about healthcare'

Where do right-wingers get all these anti-choice laws? There is literally a book

'Just Getting Started': With Battles Ahead, Resist Forces See No Time for Gloating

Meet the man who may end gerrymandering: A retired Wisconsin law professor’s Supreme Court case could save democracy

How Chicago Became the First City to Make Reparations to Victims of Police Violence

Trump's EPA Cuts: No One Will Protect Us
"I can tell you from first-hand experience that living in a toxic environment, with little hope of getting out, is a family's worst nightmare," writes environmental activist Lois Gibbs.

Riot police in Belarus attack protesters calling for end to ‘dictatorship’

Top Israelis Have Warned of Apartheid, So Why the Outrage at a UN Report?

Fear of Trump Costing Tourism Industry $11 Billion and 90,000 American Jobs

Anti-immigrant party takes first place in Sweden, poll shows

Studies in Canada show that microfibers used in garments such as yoga pants have become a huge threat to aquatic life.

Mother Of Teen Killed By Portland Police Calls For Federal Investigation

After an Immigration Raid, a City’s Students Vanish

Paid Sick Leave Bill Provokes Showdown in Maryland

Kansas Republicans Just Defied Donald Trump and Voted to Expand Medicaid

Donald Trump takes 12th golf trip since becoming President nine weeks ago

A 2-for-1 for Racists: Post Hateful Fliers, and Revel in the News Coverage
White supremacists have targeted college campuses, causing upset and gaining attention.

How Much Damage Has North Carolina’s Bathroom Bill Done in 1 Year?
The law has upended North Carolina politics, but other states are still looking to copy the law.

Study: Natural Gas Power Plants Emit up to 120 Times More Methane Than Previously Estimated

Fracking Ban Nears Approval in Maryland
With the state's Republican governor saying he will sign it, a bill to prevent the drilling practice nears a vote in the Senate.

Former Penn State President Found Guilty in Sandusky Abuse Case

Donald Trump’s Rise Has Coincided With an Explosion of Hate Groups

US and UK laptop bans on some Middle East flights come into effect

Health care defeat is a stunning setback for Republicans

Blocking Gorsuch Matters Now More Than Ever

Congress Is Missing in Action as Trump Escalates War in Syria Amid Russia Probe

Kentucky Governor Signs Redundant ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Law

The Life and Death Issue Ignored at Judge Gorsuch’s Confirmation Hearings

North Dakota Oil Spill Vastly Underestimated as Trump Approves KXL

Donald Trump blames Democrats for stunning failure to repeal Obamacare
Weeks of negotiations over American Health Care Act fail to build a GOP consensus, forcing president to pull legislation from House vote

May Day mass action will be a historic 'strike from below'

With Epic GOP Failure, Dems Urged to Go Bold with Medicare-for-All

Trump administration to give green light to Keystone XL pipeline

Hosni Mubarak Is Freed, to Dismay of Many in Egypt

Sen. Bernie Sanders Will Introduce Medicare for All Bill
Democratic House members' decision not to work with the Republicans is not why the Trumpcare effort failed, says the Independent senator from Vermont.

North Dakota Oil Spill Vastly Underestimated as Trump Approves KXL
-- Lorraine Chow of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Trump is greenlighting the harassment of transgender kids

Republicans are facing another government shutdown, and they may not be able to stop it

Republicans Are Trying to Elevate Elizabeth Warren. So Are Democrats
GOP leaders seem to think she'll make a good boogeyman in the 2018 elections. It's a risky bet.

Trump vs. Congress: Now What?

Veteran newsman Ted Koppel tells Sean Hannity he’s bad for America

Freedom Caucus Loses Member Amid Trump Recriminations for Health Care Failure

More States To Expand Medicaid Now That Obamacare Remains Law

Are We Standing on the Precipice of a Dystopian World?

Heritage Foundation Alum Critical of Transgender Rights to Lead HHS Civil Rights Office
Roger Severino, the new head of the Office for Civil Rights within Health and Human Services, has opposed transgender patients’ rights, same-sex marriage and Planned Parenthood.

Texans Receive First Notices of Land Condemnation for Trump’s Border Wall

A pharma company that spent $500,000 trying to keep pot illegal just got DEA approval for synthetic marijuana

North Dakota oil spill 3 times larger than first estimated

A perfect storm of hate: These Republican bills in Arkansas would make it ‘illegal to be transgender’

Improving Gas Mileage Will Cost up to 40 Percent Less than EPA Estimated: New Report

Trump to Begin Reversing Obama-Era Cutbacks in Carbon Dioxide
EPA Chief Scott Pruitt says rollback will begin on Tuesday

The Power of Ordinary People Facing Totalitarianism

New Bill Aims to Unmask Visitors at Trump's Alternative White Houses

San Diego Black Panthers Revive Under Trump, Cite Black-Brown Solidarity

New EPA chief calls Paris climate accord a 'bad deal'

A Vietnamese man held in a Japanese immigration detention center died on Saturday, six people told Reuters, drawing fresh attention to conditions in the country's detention system.

South Sudan faces famine, potential genocide in civil war

Donald Trump printed out made-up £300 billion NATO invoice and handed it to Angela Merkel

The Challenge to the Dakota Access Pipeline Isn’t Over: Cheyenne River Sioux Take Battle to Court

Writers Guild of America will ask members to authorize a strike as contract talks falter

Despair in Europe's Camps
A deal between Turkey and the EU has had disastrous consequences for refugees -- but thousands across Europe are demanding that they be let in.

'A runaway crisis': Argentina activists aid shanty towns state has left behind

Transgender protections hang in the balance with health care's future cloudy

Several conservative lawmakers in South Carolina have thrown their support behind medical marijuana legislation.

Corruption protests held across Russia

Hospitals Are Throwing Out Perfectly Usable Medical Supplies

Sanders: Public outcry helped derail GOP health care bill

UN: Israel ignores demand to stop settlement building

More than a dozen Chicago cops escaped punishment after officials lost track of their cases

Tennessee bills teen to replace guardrail that killed her

A Louisiana Town Plagued by Pollution Shows Why Cuts to the EPA Will Be Measured in Illnesses and Deaths

‘7 of My Cousins Were Killed’: Yemeni Activist on Saudi War

Oklahoma lawmaker defends anti-abortion bill, says rape and incest are ‘will of God’

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday vetoed legislation designed to shore up the pension funds for city of Chicago laborers and other city workers.

Campaign mounts for 'second chances,' restoring voting rights in Florida

Inside Alabama’s Auto Jobs Boom: Cheap Wages, Little Training, Crushed Limbs
The South’s manufacturing renaissance comes with a heavy price.

The State Dept. Rewrote Its Climate Change Page

Trump Adviser Urges President to Stay in Paris Climate Agreement, but Scrap Pledges

Ivanka Trump’s D.C. Neighbors Say They’re Irked by Security, Parking, Garbage

What Should Democrats Do About Gorsuch?

A new dynamic may be emerging in the House: A right and left flank within the GOP willing to buck leadership

Anti-Rent Control Law Faces Repeal

Brexit protest: thousands march in London to 'unite for Europe'
EU supporters take to capital’s streets to demonstrate against Britain’s departure from the union

Where We Drill, We Spill: Commemorating Exxon Valdez

More Gazans sick from polluted drinking water, says utility chief

Israel kills three Palestinian children in one week

16-Year-Old's Death After Coerced Meth Ingestion Underscores Violence of Immigration System

While One Louisiana Town's Lead-Tainted Water System Is Replaced, Dozens of Others Deteriorate

Tell the Truth and Shame the Devil
We need an independent probe of Trump and Russia immediately.

"Repeal and Replace" Meets Defeat

Recriminations fly with Trump’s health vote in peril