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Tornado Kills 10 in Mexican Border City of Ciudad Acuna

Ex-Israeli Prime Minister Handed 8 Months in Jail
Ehud Olmert was found guilty in March of unlawfully accepting money from American supporter Moshe Talansky.

What a waste ... Memorial Day (a short story)

Dallas Police Releases Pathetic Right-To-Record Policy

Charter Communications nears deal to buy Time Warner Cable for $55 billion

I didn't serve in Vietnam for freedom...

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Is Racking Up Legal Bills. He Wants You To Help Pay Them.

Memorial Day 2015: Praying for Peace While Waging Permanent War?
-- Bill Quigley for BuzzFlash at Truthout

More Than 40 People Shot In Chicago Over Memorial Day Weekend, Including A 4-Year-Old Girl

Nepal one month on: UN calls for more aid

Texas governor declares states of emergency, more severe weather expected

Migrants Flooding Into Malaysia and Indonesia Trade One Nightmare for Another

The FBI's Response To Another Killer Cop Set Free? More Surveillance of Protestors
FBI gives ominous press conference detailing their monitoring of #BlackLivesMatter.

The right’s big history lie: Reagan, Disney, Vietnam and the war to redefine America

How Our War on Terror Continues to Crush Families and Destroy Charities

Protesters warn against using chemicals in Santa Barbara County oil spill clean-up

The CIA Is Shuttering a Secretive Climate Research Program
Scientists used the Medea program to study how global warming could worsen conflict. Now that project has come to an end.

Israel Seeks Surge in US Security Support

Did the Mexican Army Just Massacre 42 People?

The GOP and ALEC’s War on Cities
The Right has hijacked Congress and State Houses. Now it\u2019s coming for the cities.

BP would need to bring equipment from Texas to contain South Australia oil spill

Pope’s Focus on Poor Revives Scorned Theology

Man who forced French supermarkets to donate food wants to take law global

Switzerland has begun online publication of names of foreigners and foreign firms wanted in tax probes by their countries of origin, including Germany. American citizens are identified only by their initials.

Spain's indignados could rule Barcelona and Madrid after local election success

After Ireland's citizens voted overwhelmingly in favor of marriage equality in a historic referendum, members of Germany's Green party have called for the recognition of same-sex marriage in Germany as well.

Leaked Report Profiles Military, Police Members of Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs

Transforming the Wounds of War: A Veterans' Retreat With Claude AnShin Thomas

County sheriff has used stingray over 300 times with no warrant
San Bernardino Sheriff's Department doesn't tell judges it's using spy device.

Don’t Blame the Poor for the Faults of Our Economy

Navy's new laser weapon: Hype or reality?

While at War, Female Soldiers Fight to Belong

A Fossil-Fueled Fantasy
Coal-burning power plants that capture carbon aren\u2019t worth the expense.

US military and civilians are increasingly divided

In Myanmar, Muslims Arrested for Joining Terror Group That Doesn’t Exist

The US Military Euthanized or Abandoned Thousands of Their Own Canine Soldiers at the End of the Vietnam War

Myanmar Muslim migrants abandoned at sea have been 'drinking their own urine' to survive after Thailand refuses boat entry

Why the last of the JFK files could embarrass the CIA
Among the 40,000 documents are roughly 3,600 that have never been seen by the public.

Utah is winning the war on chronic homelessness with 'Housing First' program

The most expensive wars in U.S. history

Dean Baker | Bernie Sanders Takes It to Wall Street With Financial Transactions Tax

Malaysia migrant mass graves: police reveal 139 sites, some with multiple corpses
Dozens of suspected people-smuggling camps also discovered in north of the country on border with Thailand.

EU dropped plans for safer pesticides because of TTIP and pressure from US
Despite repeated promises that the US trade agreement would not lower EU standards.

Not Counting Mexicans and Indians, Part II: Recognizing Genocide and Moving Toward Liberation

Punish US Generals for Mismanaging Afghan War Funds, Says Inspector General

The Pentagon Conned Washington … Again
Budget gimmicks stymie real military reforms.

"Incommunicado" Forever: Gitmo Detainee's Case Stalled for 2,477 Days and Counting

Can the warrior spirit find new expression?

How to Honor Memorial Day
Of all the world\u2019s holidays commemorating wars, Memorial Day should be one of sober reflection on war\u2019s horrible costs, surely not a moment to glorify warfare or lust for more wars. But many pols and pundits can\u2019t resist the opportunity.

The Insurance Scam That’s Fleecing Low-Income Drivers — And How Police Are Making It Worse

Nature faces off against politics in North Carolina
As local politicians underestimate rising sea levels, coastal communities are coming up with their own plans.

ISIS Claims Responsibility in Suicide Bombing in Shia Mosque in Qatif Killing 21 Worshippers

Tornado Watches Issued; Major Flood Wave Rolls Downstream in Texas

Obama to mark Memorial Day but questions linger over Afghanistan troops

Veteran trade warriors watch Warren take the spotlight

Once Solid Peninsula in Antarctica Begins to Melt

Hobby Lobby billionaire behind the Christian counseling center that treated Josh Duggar

Multiple arrests as dozens rally in Oakland against police brutality