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Quietly, Congress extends a ban on CDC research on gun violence

Bernie Sanders campaign says pro-Palestine activists should never have been kicked out of Boston rally

Most Americans have less than $1,000 in savings

Fortune 500 firms hold $2.1 trillion overseas to avoid taxes: study

The Neoconservatives' Fairy Tales about Syria

The New World Disorder

Confirmed: American Academy of Pediatrics Cuts Ties With Monsanto
-- Lorraine Chow of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham Opposed Aid for New Jersey After Hurricane Sandy but Wants Federal Aid in South Carolina, Because Of Course He Does

Boy, 11, charged with murdering 8-year-old girl after argument about puppies

Will a killer cop go free in Texas?

Kim Davis And Her Law Firm Just Got Some Very, Very Bad News

Yes, Jeb, "Stuff Happens" Because the Bush Family Embraces the Violence of Empire, Racism and Guns
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

High school football reels from fourth player death in a month

Congress Lets Sun Set on Land and Water Conservation Fund

Monsanto and Syngenta Tighten Stranglehold on Global Food Supply

Police Respond To Reported Gunman At Philadelphia Community College

Sovereign Citizens' Movement May Be Biggest Domestic Terrorist Threat
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

South Carolina flooding: 18 dams breached, more trouble ahead

The Conservative Evasion on Guns

Senate Democrats Nearly Run Table in Recruitment

Rupert Murdoch: Propaganda Recruit
Journalistic objectivity was never high on Rupert Murdoch\u2019s ethics list, but \u201csecret\u201d records from the 1980s show how far the media magnate went to ingratiate himself with President Reagan by collaborating with U.S. propaganda operations

The TPP Announced Simply Fails to Represent Domestic US Manufacturing Interests

David Swanson | The Incomprehensible Idea: What Opposing All Wars Means

People die because of this man: The real reason we never get gun control, no matter how many people get gunned down
Wayne LaPierre is the NRA's hit man -- and his target is any sensible gun control, no matter the death toll

U.S. trade deficit widens as exports sag, imports from China surge

Edward Snowden's ready to go to prison, waiting on answer from U.S.

Top General In Afghanistan: Deadly Airstrike On Hospital Was Mistake

Rubio vs. Bush Is Going to Be Nasty, Brutish, and Long

Pentagon Struggles to Explain Afghan Hospital Bombing
New details of the strike contradicted earlier statements from military officials about how a U.S. aircraft wound up attacking and killing 22 people at a Doctors Without Borders facility in Kunduz.

If These Men Aren’t Guilty, Why Can’t They Go Free?
A major investigation says these four men convicted of murder are probably innocent. But prosecutors say that doesn\u2019t matter \u2014 and the report should remain secret.

Workers removing Ten Commandments from Oklahoma Capitol

U.S. Steel Canada should stop paying retiree benefits: restructuring monitor

Ten questions about the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Does this end NAFTA? Is it more important that CETA? What does it actually do? Now that the TPP is signed, here's what we know

Australian Group Calls For Boycott Of US Until America Fixes Its Gun Laws

Sanders Blasts The Trans-Pacific Partnership
A TPP agreement reached over the weekend draws a vow of action in the Senate from the populist presidential hopeful.

Majority of EU nations seek opt-out from growing GM crops

Video shows negligence by Indianapolis police as handcuffed teenager has a heart attack

Bernie Sanders admits he initially mishandled Black Lives Matter: “I plead guilty — I should have been more sensitive”
And four more revelations from a new in-depth New Yorker profile on the surging Democratic presidential contender

Monthly drone report: Total drone strikes under Obama in Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen now 491 after September attacks

G20 Energy Ministers Heart Renewables, Squash “Energy Poverty” Case For Fossil Fuels

The Rise of Buffy Studies
Scholarly interest in Joss Whedon\u2019s cult classic points to the growing belief that TV shows deserve to be studied as literature.

Gov. Brown signs controversial end-of-life bill

That Stinky Cheese Is a Result of Evolutionary Overdrive

Asian haze set to become worst on record

Fighting West Nile Virus Shouldn’t Mean Poisoning People

Boehner sets Oct. 29 floor speaker vote, delays other leadership elections

The Prominence and Plight Of Girls in the Juvenile Justice System
Girls, many of whom have suffered a range of trauma at home, make up a growing share of children arrested and detained across the country.

Can Cities Desegregate? Some Show How It’s Done

Is Social Justice Unionism Going to Save Public Education in Philadelphia?

Respecting the Laws (of Nature)

Why The Alabama DMV Closures Struck Such A Nerve With Voting Rights Activists

GOP New Mexico Secretary Of State Now Faces 65 Corruption Charges

Carson Has Been Promoting a Fraudulent Nutrition Company: WSJ Exposes Him

"Economic Migrants" Getting Bad Rap in Refugee Debate

In Search of Our First Trillionaire
No 13-digit fortune has yet appeared on the horizon. But if we wait until we get close enough to see one, warns wealth analyst Bob Lord, we may find our plutocracy set eternally in concrete.

Republican Student Loan Bill Is A Handout To The Loan Industry

ETUC Opposes Austerity, But Divided On Tactics

Top US general: Afghan forces requested airstrike that hit hospital in Kunduz

14 Senators Push for Stronger Ethanol Mandate

SunEdison Announces Massive Layoffs

Meet the drought-stricken communities of California’s San Joaquin Valley

Tar Sands Mining Makes Leap from Canada to Utah

Dean Baker | Donald Trump and the Federal Reserve Board

Iowa's new anti-bullying office raises questions

When Residents Clash with Homeowner Associations, Some States Step In

California shoots down drone bills

The Populist Prophet

Lyme Disease Guidelines Panelists Engage in Coordinated Propaganda Campaign

The Institutionalization of Abortion Stigma: What Care at an Ambulatory Surgical Center Can Look Like

Chaffetz won’t rule out future shutdowns

Police Commission must stop stonewalling activists

South Carolina Mom Shows Homophobic Sex Education Isn’t a Thing of the Past

60 Minutes: Patrick Kennedy Breaks The Silence On Mental Health And Addiction

This is the smart Bush?
Jeb Bush's statement on the Washington football team show his cloistered ignorance.

Media Are Blamed as US Bombing of Afghan Hospital Is Covered Up

Inside the NRA's money: 10 things we know

Somalia Ratifies Rights of Children Treaty, Leaving United States as only Holdout

Sweden’s liberal image is a mirage that hides a very ugly problem

How Many “Biblical” Floods Will It Take For the World to Address Climate Change?

Today's Poor Kids Are 'Alone And Unsupported'

US, Australia Agree on Complicated Compromise on Biologic Drugs

New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan is running for the US Senate

ISIS Destroys Another Ancient Landmark: 'We’re Going to Lose Palmyra,' Syrian Director Says

Pope Francis Is Right, Climate Change Is a Moral Imperative
-- Robert Redford for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Why San Francisco's last gun store is shuttering for good
High Bridge Arms, the last gun shop in San Francisco, has thrown in the towel in the face of mounting restrictions imposed by local lawmakers and voters and organized campaigns calling for its closure.

October marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month

razilian president Dilma Rousseff cuts her salary by 10% to aid economy
Rousseff also slashed eight ministries and reshuffled her cabinet on Friday, in an attempt to ward off an escalating political and economic crisis.

US Charges Top Former Venezuelan Officials With Drug Trafficking
Indictments unsealed without fanfare against two former high-ranking police figures.

How Hydroelectric Power May Undermine Brazil's Pledge to Slash Greenhouse Gases

Two Companies Get License to Legally Cultivate Marijuana in Uruguay

California woman suing city after video captures cop slugging her in face during arrest

Three Strikes and You’re Out? The False Promise of Aerial Policing

“Mercedes, BMW and Peugeot models consume 50% more fuel than official results”

The Many Ways Women Are Still Mistreated in a Patriarchal US Society
-- Paul Buchheit for BuzzFlash at Truthout

The Trans-Pacific Partnership charade: TPP isn’t about ‘free’ trade at all