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Four States Struggling to Manage Radioactive Fracking Waste

Supreme Court Backs Gun Curbs in Domestic-Violence Cases

Norwegian court rejects Edward Snowden lawsuit on free passage

Barclays and RBS shares suspended from trading after tanking more than 8% after Brexit

Labour After the Earthquake

Jim Hightower: Is There Even an Iota of Courage in the GOP Hierarchy?
-- Jim Hightower on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Nation’s First Solar Roadway Coming to Historic Route 66
-- Lorraine Chow of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Smacks Down Future Abortion Laws In A Single Paragraph

Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion clinic regulation

Americans are shouldering more and more of their health care costs

High Levels of Toxins Found in Bodies of People Living Near Fracking Sites

In Wake of Supreme Court Disappointment, Immigrant Rights Advocates Vow to Turn Out the Vote

Pope Says Gays Deserve Apology From Church

The Deportation Machine Obama Built for President Trump

Why the San Francisco Police Department Is Under Heavy Fire

Rapper Shot And Killed After Hosting Anti-Gun Rally

US stocks plummet as Brexit volatility grips markets

Ken Starr’s Squalid Second Act

Pound continues Brexit decline as Japan and China voice UK investment fears

Spanish vote delivers more uncertainty for Europe after Brexit

An Increase in the Minimum Wage Strengthens the Economy for All

The Torture Mindset of the United States

It's getting harder to know who is funding political advertising at the state level as more money becomes anonymous or is filtered from one political action committee to another, a new study finds.

When You Dial 911 and Wall Street Answers
Since the 2008 financial crisis, private equity firms have increasingly taken over public services like emergency care and firefighting, often with dire effects.

Millions seek Brexit re-vote as EU urges Britain to depart soon

In new poll, support for Trump has plunged, giving Clinton a double-digit lead

Leaked Guide Shows Clinton Staffers How to Solicit for Super PAC Without Breaking Pesky Rules

Suffocated at sea
Gaza's fishermen are just trying to make a living, so why does Israel frequently shoot and arrest them?

Man-made pollutants found in Earth's deepest ocean trenches
Crustaceans at depths of 10,000 meters contain higher concentrations of chemicals than do some animals in coastal waters.

A group of prisoners alleging they have to drink arsenic-laden water to stay cool inside their hot Texas lockup won a legal victory Tuesday in an ongoing lawsuit after a federal judge ordered the Texas prison system to provide safe drinking water that doe

Lives are on the line: The smearing of LGBTs by the right is more than disturbing -- it’s dangerous
Politicians and anti-LGBT activists have created a climate in which gay and trans people are constantly at risk.

Study: Third of hospitals in developing world lack clean running water
Every year, half a million babies die before they are one-month-old due to a lack of clean water and safe sanitation in hospitals.

UN: EU's Secret Trade Deals Have "Zero Democratic Legitimacy"

House Funding Panel Targets Green Fund, SEC Climate Guide

Ventura Oil Spill Misses the Ocean, but Damage on Land Is Unclear

Brexit Sparks Worry About Fate of Global Climate Action

Fossil fuel companies impose more in climate costs than they make in profits

Betraying Progressives, DNC Platform Backs Fracking, TPP and Israel Occupation

West Virginia deadly floods: Obama declares major disaster

Pentagon to End Transgender Ban for Military in July

Michigan's drug-testing welfare program has yielded zero positive results so far

Lawsuit accuses Louisiana judge of running debtors' prison

A Vote to Unbind Delegates and Dump Trump Could Actually Happen at the GOP Convention

Arizona's Death Penalty Fades Away
Drug shortages have left the state unable to perform executions, officials told a federal court Friday.

Google, Inc., isn't just the world's biggest purveyor of information; it is also the world's biggest censor.
The company maintains at least nine different blacklists that impact our lives, generally without input or authority from any outside advisory group, industry association or government agency.

The US has been warned about its high poverty rate in the International Monetary Fund's annual assessment of the economy.

Brexit: Voters fear thousands of people may have been affected by delays and errors

Why Can’t We Do Anything About Guns?

FBI and Police Are Knocking on Activists' Doors Ahead of Republican National Convention

Why the First Olympic Refugee Team May Not Be the Last

Iceland historian Johannesson wins presidential election
Johannesson - who says he has never been a member of a political party - also called for a constitutional clause allowing citizen-initiated referendums over parliamentary bills.

How George Orwell's Dystopian Novel "1984" Illuminates the United States' Endless War on Terror

David Swanson | Party's Over, Quarter Billion Dollars on Bernie, Now What?

For Virgin Islands, Being on the Frontlines of Climate Impacts Is Grounds for a Lawsuit

Mr. Trump Visited My Neighborhood. But He Didn’t See It
A letter to the presidential candidate after his campaign stopped in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Gun violence and the death of joy: We’re losing the places where we once felt safe