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SATIRE: FEC Extends Election By 7 Months To Give Nation Chance To Better Get To Know Candidates
... just \"The Onion,\" folks. Breathe easy.

Two men were convicted of raping their daughters. One got a 60-day sentence. The other is to serve 1,503 years.

Election May Be a Turning Point for Legal Marijuana
Opinion polls point to the possibility that voters in California and four other states will legalize marijuana in what some call a vast experiment in public health.

Pushing Politics to Extract Payments
-- Walter Brasch for BuzzFlash at Truthout

I Went to a Trump Rally Expecting Violence, What I Found Was Quiet Desperation
Reality is setting in.

Bernie Sanders Says WikiLeaks Would Find ‘Less Than Flattering’ Things About Clinton In His Emails

Is this the end for the International Criminal Court?
The threatened departure of South Africa, one of the founding fathers of the International Criminal Court, feels like Africa's Brexit moment

New Layers of Dirt on Charter Schools
-- Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Push to delay speaker election puts Ryan in political jam

The TPP and Free Trade: Time to Retake the English Language
Protections in the Trans-Pacific Partnership do more to impede free trade than the modest reductions in tariffs do to promote free trade.

Three Massive Mergers -- Millions for One Bank and a Disaster for Food, Water and Climate

William Rivers Pitt | Stop the Bombing, Stop the Wars

Struggling to Serve at the Nation’s Richest University
We Harvard dining hall workers are on strike because we can\u2019t afford to pay more for health care.

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline Could Be the East Coast's Dakota Access Pipeline

"We've Never Seen the Government Stand Up to the Fossil Fuel Industry": Tim DeChristopher on Our Climate Future

Why US Cut Poll Observers, Despite Fear of Intimidation
A decision to send observers to only four states worries civil rights advocates, but officials say their hands are tied by a Supreme Court ruling.

Tom Hayden, 1960s radical who became champion of liberal causes, dies at 76

Venezuelan Congress Declares That Maduro Has Staged a Coup

Cops Fatally Shoot Pregnant Native American Woman On Tribal Land

The Stories Behind America’s Transgender Progress In The Law

Police Murders of Native Americans Are Grossly Underreported

A Potential Disaster for Republicans

Fives of People Show Up For Curt Schilling’s Sad Donald Trump Rally

Luntz: Some Trump Voters Won't Vote Republican Down Ballot To Send Message To Establishment

Obama turns his wrath on GOP Senate hopefuls

Secret requests to conduct electronic surveillance surges in federal courts
But only one in a thousand of applications from law enforcement ever becomes public

How I Found Heaven in a Public Hospital
Britain\u2019s National Health Service is a cosmopolitan, welfare-state utopia\u2014one that conservatives everywhere want to abolish.

After Prison, the Exonerated Face a Different Kind of Hell
\"We open the door and let them out and mostly turn our backs on them.\"

Paul Krugman: It’s Trump’s Party

Murder of Brazil official marks new low in war on Amazon environmentalists
Luiz Alberto Ara\u00fajo, a local government official in Par\u00e1 state, was gunned down in front of his family: \u2018It sends a message that no one is untouchable\u2019

Section of damaged pipeline removed after 55,000 gallons of gasoline spill into Susquehanna

Gordon Hamilton, Climate Scientist, Dies in Accident in Antarctica

Hundreds in Los Angeles protest climate change, North Dakota pipeline

The 3,000 Other Elections: Trump May Help Democrats Win Back State Legislatures

The United States Has Still Not Acknowledged It Committed Genocide Against Indigenous Peoples

Venezuela's Economic Crisis: Does It Mean That the Left Has Failed?

Pennsylvania Ruling on Eminent Domain Puts Contentious Pipeline Project on Alert

Mental health issues raised by immigration advocates

Brown administration applies for permit to take endangered species in Delta Tunnels

Scott Walker Backers Defend Lead and Wisconsin's Poisoned Politics

84, and living in fear: Mexican LGBTQ residents still face backlash, even after reforms

Mexico's bloodshed keeps getting worse — homicides hit a new high for the 3rd month in a row

Electric car revolution may drive oil ‘investor death spiral’

Human Rights E-Carceration: The Problematic World of Being On an Electronic Monitor

From Higher Education to Water Treatment, Financialization Is Harming Our Economy

Trump threatens to sue women accusing him

Colombian Women Say Yes to Peace

It Isn’t Just Donald Trump. The Bush Campaign Plotted to Reject Election Results in 2000

"I Work Like an Independent Worker, and I Feel Happy"

The Smearing of Donald Trump’s Accusers

Detroit incinerator is hotspot for health problems, environmentalists claim

23 numbers to know about Election 2016
New facts, figures and curiosities that help explain a wild campaign.

Tensions high inside 'Jungle' refugee camp as demolition nears

More than 100 people treated after chemical leak in Atchison, Kansas

Lawsuit: ICE Withholding Information on Asylum Seekers

Trump's Views on Science Are Shockingly Ignorant
His statements show a disregard for science that is alarming in a candidate for high office.

Appeals court considers claim against agent in fatal cross-border shooting

Peter Thiel, who gave $1.25m to Trump, has called date rape 'belated regret'

Yemen war resumes as both sides ignore UN call to extend ceasefire

North Carolina counties slashed their early voting hours and now this is what the lines look like

Kentucky Supreme Court strikes down city’s minimum wage hike

After Hurricane Matthew, Haitians Hope for Change in US Policy

People are hunting primates, bats, and other mammals to extinction

Private Prison Companies Continue Giving to Senate Candidates
Geo Group's campaign contributions have increased sixfold since 2012.

Meet the people Trump referred to as “bad hombres” 
Many of whom are victims of a harsh system and the unforgiving nature of American immigration law.

North Dakota Police "Out of Control" in Crackdown on Dakota Access Pipeline Protests

How mega-donors helped raise $1 billion for Hillary Clinton

Media’s Debate Agenda: Push Russia, ISIS, Taxes; Downplay Climate, Poverty, Campaign Finance

The Student Protests Roiling South Africa
What began as a dispute over university fees has become a referendum on the government\u2019s failure to redress the imbalances wrought by apartheid.

The WikiLeaks Emails Reveal Why Hillary Clinton Wouldn't Support a Carbon Tax

Factory Farms Get Bigger, Pollution Grows, but Regulators Don't Even Know Where They Are

Could a Socialist Plot Save the Planet?
Nationalization could slow the climate crisis. But email leaks show how hard a sell it will be to a Clinton administration.

Evidence Is Mounting That a Koch Brothers-Owned Paper Plant Is Poisoning People in Arkansas (Video)

Clinton up by 12 points in ABC News poll

Poll: Clinton far ahead in Electoral College race

The Election That Killed Foreign Policy

New research shows 8 percent of African-Americans are disenfranchised by prison voting bans

Blackwater Founder Erik Prince, Who Got Rich Off of Iraq, Now Backs "Anti-War" Donald Trump

Watch Donald Trump Praise Hillary and Bill Clinton in Uncovered Tape

Trump Foundation Paid Activist Filmmaker James O'Keefe

Reckitt Benckiser sued by 35 US states for 'profiteering' from opioid treatment

83 arrested at Dakota Access Pipeline protest

We Are Living in the Golden Age of Defense Waste and Corruption; Trump Will Make It Much Worse

Why Are Police the Priority in Rahm Emanuel's Chicago?

Ari Berman on Rigging Elections, Dean Baker on the Debt Bogeyman

Here’s how to fight Trump’s ballot bullies

Florida Ballot Measure Could Halt Rooftop Solar, but Do Voters Know That?

Almost no one attended Curt Schilling’s Trump rally in Boston

Whoops: Pro-Donald Trump super PAC publishes donor credit card numbers

56 memorable moments from a wild presidential race

“I was in the rescue boat with them. I saw the dead bodies”: Documentary “Fire at Sea” captures the heartbreak of the migrant crisis

Former Egyptian President Mursi Sentenced to 20 Years

Watch Out For The Coming Corporate Tax-Break Trickery

Arizona Residents Call Trump’s Wall A ‘Waste Of Money’

'Unprecedented': Poll Shows Half of Republicans Would Reject Clinton Win

Mexico Arrests Police Chief Linked to Ayotzinapa Disappearances

Sunoco rep says 55,000 gallons of gas spills into Susquehanna River tributary

AT&T clinches deal for Time Warner in the latest massive media merger

‘If I could afford to leave, I would.’ In Flint, a water crisis with no end in sight

Lawsuit Seeks to Halt New York Subsidies for Upstate Nuclear Plants

'High threat' Texas border busts aren't always

Buoyed by rising polls, Clinton shifts to a new target: the House and Senate