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Five Troubling Flaws in Texas’s Investigation of Planned Parenthood

Syrian Exodus Highlights Political Failure of the West

Wikipedia Editors Uncover Extortion Scam And Extensive Cybercrime Syndicate

Biden says he'll run if he has the 'emotional energy'

Massachusetts Police Call Off Massive Search After Concluding That Officer Shot Up His Own Cruiser

Third US City Goes 100 Percent Renewable

Flashback to the Holocaust as Czech Police Ink Numbers on Migrants

One Year After the Disappearance of the Students of Ayotzinapa

Guatemala’s Former President Detained for Corruption After Resigning

Corrections Officers Took Away Diabetic Man’s Insulin, Then Watched Him Slowly Die

Why The Fight For Dyett High School Is A Fight For Democracy

Executive Excess 2015: Money to Burn

Game Over? With Sen. Casey, Pro-Deal Forces Win Over Key Iran Deal Vote

Trump/Cruz: Netanyahu’s Dream Team?

Fukushima-related child cancers unlikely to rise: IAEA

Preserving the Water Planet

Why the climate movement needs to move beyond the ‘big tent’

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: This is the difference between Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders

Hungarian Train Depot Emerges as Ground Zero in European Refugee Crisis
Refugees who had expected to board trains at Budapest station to Austria and Germany found Hungarian police officers barring their way.

Hundreds of Austrians and Germans Turn Out to Welcome Refugees Arriving From Hungary

Iceland turned an old coal plant into a haven for artists and entrepreneurs

Trump signs GOP loyalty pledge

Infants and Mothers in Gaza Pay the Price for Eight Years of Israeli Siege

Planned Parenthood Attack Videos Continue With Secret Recordings

Praise for Pope Francis Is Premature: Vatican's Official Stance on Abortion Hasn't Shifted

Science-Based Solutions Reject Boyan Slat’s Approach to Rid the Ocean of Plastic

Trumpism Is All About Racism, Xenophobia and Coded White Privilege
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Cubans Flock to Their Beaches Before Americans Ruin Them

Judge Won’t Dismiss Charges Against Baltimore Police in Death of Freddie Gray

GOP chairman John Kline to retire

Will Evangelicals Embrace Trump Despite His Biblical Damnation?
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Inside the Landmark Court Case That Will End Indefinite Solitary Confinement in California

Five Chinese Navy Ships Are Operating in Bering Sea off Alaska
Chinese naval presence off Alaskan coast appears to be a first.

When the New York Times Becomes a Shill for Iran’s Hardline Press

Mike Huckabee offers support to Kentucky clerk who refuses to issue gay marriage licenses

Un-Democratic Democratic Party

Chemicals in soaps & shampoos may up miscarriage risk

Sandra Bland activists maintain jail vigil despite dimming media spotlight
Activists make regular trips Waller County facility to celebrate Bland’s life and ‘ask the questions in person that her family and friends are asking’

Cleaning the waves: Surfers Against Sewage turns its fight to ocean plastic

Earth's trees number 'three trillion'

How one of the US's last free colleges screwed its students and betrayed its legacy

Change the Military-Industrial Complex, not the Climate

Transgender Catholics Can't Be Godparents, Vatican Says

Debtors Prisons Shouldn't Be Alive and Well in Louisiana
-- Bill Quigley for BuzzFlash at Truthout

David Petraeus' bright idea: give terrorists weapons to beat terrorists

God Doesn't Pay Homophobic Kentucky County Clerk's Salary; US Taxpayers Do
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

West Point Law Professor Resigns In Wake Of Controversy Over Article On Combatting “Pernicious Pacifism”

Trump/Cruz: Netanyahu’s Dream Team?

Prison Nation: How America's incarceration system is like a distinct nation

Thousands of refugees stranded at Budapest train station

New York Times Editorial Board Endorses Black Lives Matter Movement

Charles Blow: "Black Lives Matter makes America uncomfortable because it refuses to let America continue to lie to itself. It targets police brutality, but the police are simply agents of the state and the state is representative of the totality of America."

"Deputy clerks at the county clerk’s office here issued a marriage license to same-sex couple on Friday, a day after their boss was jailed for refusing to do so."

Virginia Officer Stephen Rankin indicted in teen's death at Walmart parking lot

Justice Department: Agencies Need Warrants to Use Cellphone Trackers

The Chinese Military Parade Freakout

How Austerity Economics Is Fraying Europe’s Social Contract

Israeli Construction Company Irreparably Damaged 1,800 Year Old Sarcophagus In Effort To Hide Discovery Of Antiquities

Gaza attack pushed US electrical workers’ union to back Israel boycott

Family of children found on Turkish beach were trying to come to Canada

Emmett, Trayvon, Freddie, and Sandra

The Washington Post and the Federal Reserve Cult

The Chart That Shows Why the Solar-Powered Future Has Arrived

Someone spat on me at Target because I’m transgender

The next time someone tells you tougher gun laws don’t do anything, show them this study

Obama secures votes to protect Iran nuclear deal

Brooklyn stands up for trans women of color

Illinois House Dems fail to override Rauner veto of labor bill

One Day Soon, That Drone Overhead May Be Pointing a Taser at You

Here's a perfect example of why we need to rethink how we treat mental illness

Rick Perry Has Lost His Entire New Hampshire Staff

D'oh! Why The GOP Is Unlikely To Deliver On Obamacare Repeal This Fall

Denmark wages war on food waste

How the Wage Gap Between Men and Woman Also Becomes a Wealth Gap

Prosecutors: Church shooting suspect to face death penalty

Police in Texas Hospital Shoot Patient in the Chest

Kentucky clerk jailed for denying same-sex marriage licenses

DNC chief faces perilous fall

We Trust Black Women to Stand Up, Speak Out, and Lead

Al Jazeera America Digital Journalists Unionize

This Cop Was Suspended for Beating Multiple People, 7 years and $600K Later He’s Still on Vacation

$950M US Effort to Aid Afghan Refugees Thwarted by Incompetence and Corruption

Canada Charges Syrian Officer with Torture in Rendition Case — Despite U.S. Silence

NLRB Hands Fight For $15 Major Victory

Texas cops whine about tv station airing video of them killing Gilbert Flores

Your guilt trip won't stop gentrification
Instead of feeling paralyzed, gentrifiers should support local tenants advocacy and homeless services groups.

Does Obama's Iran deal victory mark a turning point in US-Israeli relations?
Iran deal victory proves a setback for Aipac lobbying group as American Jewish community remains divided in public debate.

The Self-Destruction of Our Jingoistic "Americanism" Ignorance
-- Robert C. Koehler for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Why Food Belongs in Our Discussions of Race
While the Black Lives Matters movement works to put a stop to police violence, another less-visible form of structural violence is taking place all across US.

Coal ash contains radioactive contaminants: US study

Israeli night raids a routine terror for Palestinian children

This couple got ‘Black lives matter for target practice’ written on their house

President Otto Pérez Molina of Guatemala Resigns Amid Scandal

Obama Gets Iran Deal Win as Senate Dems Amass Enough Votes

Police in Pennsylvania support a new measure that would grant anonymity to police officers who shoot civilians

A Central American spring?

The pope's abortion 'forgiveness' is good politics, but changes nothing for women
Giving priests permission to offer absolution to women who had abortions will, however, rankle conservatives and help the Church compete with evangelicals

Meet the Clerk Who Refuses to Issue Gay Marriage Licenses

Obama is a Climate Hypocrite

Judge In California Delivers Uber’s Worst Nightmare