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Governor Brownback Outsourced Child Support Services to Donor
Kids receiving child support payments from absent parents would be among Brownback's first crash test dummies.

Who Are These People? Help Crowdsource the Palin Clan Brawl Crime Scene Photos

NC Campaign Flier Has Background Lynching Photo

Michigan Governor to Sign Bill to Ban Tesla Direct Sales

Fighting the Last War: Will the War on Terror Be the Template for the Ebola Crisis?

Man Who Believes God Speaks to Us Through "Duck Dynasty" Is About to Be Texas' Second-in-Command
Meet Dan Patrick, the next lieutenant governor of Texas.

How Edward Snowden Changed Journalism
The NSA whistle-blower\u2019s insistence on encryption made it possible for his story to be told.

The Irony of Scott Brown: How His Campaign Proves GOP Is No National Party
By using xenophobia to motivate supporters before November, GOP is acting like a faction -- not a national party

Harry Shearer on Being Nixon, "The Simpsons Movie" Sequel, and Why Obama Should Return His Nobel
The comedy legend discusses This Is Spinal Tap\u2019s Stonehenge visit, his plethora of Simpsons characters, and portraying President Richard Nixon in Nixon\u2019s the One.

Charles P. Pierce | This...Is CNN

We Want Them Alive: The Search for Mexico's 43 Missing Students
The last time the group of missing students were seen was in the custody of Mexican municipal police forces, who detained them after opening fire on their caravan.

How a US and International Atomic Energy Agency Deception Haunts the Nuclear Talks

The Torture Secrets Are Coming

Eastern Cherokee Band Forbids Fracking on Its Sovereign Lands

ISIS: We Have Our Hands On Weapons, Ammo Air-Dropped by US

In Ferguson, the Grand Jury Is Out and the Fix Is In
-- Akira Watts for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Global Trade Pacts Now Limit US Consumer Food Information
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

You Know It’s Good When Your Biggest Transportation Problem Is Too Many Cyclists

California's Top-Two Primary Eliminates Third-Party Rivals

SATIRE: McDonalds Reveals New "McGulp of Air"

5 Schools Freaking Out About Ebola Because They Don’t Realize Africa Is a Really Big Continent

Mitch McConnell Will Say Anything for a Ham

Yes, Mass Shootings Are Occurring More Often
New research from Harvard shows a chilling rise in public mass shootings\u2014and debunks a popular claim that they haven't increased.

Ridiculous Pastor John Hagee: Ebola is God’s Judgment on America for Trying to "Divide Jerusalem"
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Meet the Iraq War Truthers: Why They’re Convinced Bush Was Right on WMD
Mark Levin and Sarah Palin sniff out the conspiracy to deny Bush vindication for Iraq. It leads all the way to Bush

Only 12 Percent of Drone Attack Victims in Pakistan Identified as Militants: Report

Russia Won’t Accept Terms to End Sanctions Over Ukraine

Exxon: Destroying Planet Necessary to Relieve Global Poverty

Same-Sex Marriage Showdown: Idaho Ministers Told to Perform Same-Sex Marriages or Face Fines

Close the Overseas Torture Loophole
President Obama and the Convention Against Torture

David Swanson | On Killing Trayvons

Immigration Reform, Activism, and Moral Certainty

Doctors Without Borders Hits Ebola Breaking Point
Contact tracing\u2014tracking down an Ebola patient\u2019s immediate circle\u2014is doable in the West. But in West Africa, with limited transportation, fuel, and health workers, it\u2019s daunting.

How a SWAT Team Killed an Innocent Man Outside His Childhood Home
A SWAT team mistook Sam Mullane for two suspects and shot him in the driveway.

Protesters Disrupt "The Death of Klinghoffer" Opera at New York’s Lincoln Center
Audience members interrupt performers with cries of \u2018shame\u2019, as protesters earlier called for Metropolitan Opera to cancel performance of work they claim is antisemitic

Total Oil CEO Christophe de Margerie Killed in Moscow Plane Crash
Head of oil giant and three crew died when private jet hit snowplough during takeoff, say Russian sources

America’s Ugly Economic Truth: Why Austerity Is Generating Another Slowdown
The global economy is ailing, and the damage done by fiscal policy is going to come crashing. Here's our sad fate

Mexicans Demand President Peña Nieto Resign With Trending Twitter Hashtag
A spate of state violence, including the case of the missing Ayotzinapa students, has prompted Mexicans to demand the resignation of President Enrique Pe\u00f1a Nieto on Twitter.