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When Black Athletes Stood With Muhammad Ali
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Mary Poppins, Elizabeth Warren and the US Banking System
-- Jane Stillwater for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Jeremy Scahill | Blackwater Founder Remains Free and Rich While His Former Employees Go Down on Murder Charges

Predatory Lenders Overcome the Military to Roll Back Restrictions

State Behind the Murders of Students from Mexican Teacher College

The Science of Fox News: Why Its Viewers Are the Most Misinformed

Time to Rethink the War on Terror

Arrested for Singing? This Is What NYPD Officers Are Doing With Their Time
Recent videos illustrate what happens when \"broken windows\" policing is the law of the land.

White House: U.S. officials in ‘close touch’ with Canadian counterparts after shooting

Environmental groups say EPA underestimates methane leaks from fracking

Robert Reich | Getting a Grip on Ebola
The real crisis is the hysteria over Ebola that\u2019s being fed by media outlets seeking sensationalism and politicians posturing for the midterm elections.

Big Oil Spending Millions to Kill Local Anti-Fracking Measure
Santa Barbara County the site of another David vs. Goliath fight in local initiatives

State tax incentives for Ark Encounter in limbo following hiring dispute

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen Acknowledges Rise in Income Inequality
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Amid Shootings, Chicago Police Department Upholds Culture of Impunity

Jury convicts Blackwater guards in 2007 Iraq deaths

These teens are taking their climate lawsuit all the way to the Supreme Court

Why Are We So Bad at Talking About Homelessness?
We have to realize that most of us are not that far from bankruptcy or foreclosure. Any of us could be laid off. And then what - where would we be?

Rooftop solar is just the beginning; utilities must innovate or go extinct

Ottawa on lockdown after three shooting incidents, including Canadian parliament, manhunt unfolds

The Big Bank Backlash Begins
Former regulators hired to represent the nation's leading banks assert the government is being way too tough on their clients.

Holiday Shopping Season Kicks Off With Temp Workers Who Have No Rights

The Seeds of a New Labor Movement
SEIU\u2019s David Rolf\u2014virtuoso organizer and mastermind of Seattle\u2019s $15 minimum wage campaign\u2014says labor needs radically new ways to champion worker interests.

CDC to monitor West African travelers for 21 days

Shots fired inside Canada parliament
Several shots have been fired inside and outside the nation's parliament in Ottawa, leaving one soldier wounded.

Mitch McConnell Offers All-Expenses-Paid-Trips to Volunteers for Filling Out His Bus Tour

Interior Dept. Inspector General Closed 457 Investigations Last Year, but Released only 3 to the Public

The problem with America’s abandoned mines

A Koch-Backed Group Just Spent $6.5 Million on Senate Ads. Here's What They Look Like.

Wealth of Congress Jumps $150 Million

Complete Failure: Chicago's Speed Camera Traps Fail To Bring In The Revenue Mayor Emanuel Counted Upon

Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

Highway guardrail maker defrauded US government of $175 million, jury finds

Middle-class people in the USA have a median of $20,000 saved for retirement, far short of the $250,000 they think they'll need during that time of their lives, a new survey shows.

States Ease Interest Rate Laws That Protected Poor Borrowers
The overhaul of the state lending laws comes after a lobbying push by the consumer loan industry and a wave of campaign donations to state lawmakers.

Top Corporate Lobbyists in 2014

Why Oregon Is About to Be the Poster Child for How to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana
25 percent of tax revenues will go to mental health and substance abuse agencies.

Cuban medics arrive in Liberia to fight Ebola
More than 50 doctors land in Monrovia as WHO officials say they hope to develop serum from recovered patients' blood.

Ukrainian military accused of repeatedly using cluster bomb rockets against separatists

The Money Midterms: A Scandal in Slow Motion
The elections on November 4th are on pace to be the most expensive midterms in history.

Victims of Domestic Violence Getting Longer Prison Sentences Than Their Childs' Abuser?
How 'failure to protect' laws are locking up mothers whose partners commit child abuse.

A former Kentucky correctional officer who admitted to sexually assaulting prisoners where he worked will not be going to prison.

Big Coal Tries to Control Global Energy Debate

Concern Over New-Voter Registration In Georgia Ahead Of Election
A lawsuit in Georgia claims more than 40,000 voter registration applications are missing weeks before the November midterm election. Lawyers say they belong to new African-American, Latino and Asian-American voters. But state officials say all applications have been processed.

Federal officials warned companies Monday that hackers have stolen more than 500 million financial records over the past 12 months, essentially breaking into banks without ever entering a building.

War on marijuana unconstitutional, doctors testify in federal court

Top 10 Greenest Countries in the World

The truth about torture is Obama never wants you to find it
If the US is so opposed to Bush-era atrocities, why does it keep covering up the evidence to protect the CIA?

The dangerous “partisan” myth: Here’s what (and who) is really dividing us

The United States' Most Important (and Wackiest) Referendums This November

UN: A child dies violently every 5 minutes; Central America hard-hit

Hong Kong Students March On Chief Executive's Residence

Chevron Greases Local Election With Gusher of Cash

Dark Money and Our Looming Oligarchy
Hundreds of millions of untraceable donations are flowing to candidates, and at some point soon untraceable \u2018dark money\u2019 will likely overtake the system.

Three Youth, Three Destinies: Which One for Gaza?

American Right-Wing Fans the Flames of Ebola Hysteria

The Latin American Disappeared and Repeating History in Mexico

Dark Money Spending in Key Senate Races 'Shattering' Records: Report

A new mission for Amnesty International: Bringing human rights home

The Mouse That Roared: Stand With the Marshall Islands

Florida Gov. Rick Scott: I Don’t Know What the Minimum Wage Should Be Because ‘the Private Sector Decides Wages’

Former Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee Dies At 93

Top 5 Good News Solar Energy Stories Today

Obama admin withholding 2,100 US military torture photos

Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai to Obama: Stop Arming the World

Indiana Sex Slayings Highlight Society’s “Throwaway Women”

George W. Bush's Revenge: A Federal Appeals Court Goes on the Rampage
A court dominated by Bush appointees issues extreme opinions on abortion, voter ID, and the death penalty.

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