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Rick Perry to Donald Trump: You, me, pull-up contest

The search for sustainable plastics

State asks that scrapper be ordered to comply with air rules or close

UN urges Dominican Republic to stop deportations of Haitians

Californians saved huge amounts of water in June

Uber drivers attacked outside Mexico City airport as taxi drivers demonstrate
Protests are clear signal that regulations designed to create a legal framework for app-based ride services have not put an end to city\u2019s simmering dispute.

Alabama governor names public school-hating Christian fundamentalist to oversee public education

Queensland solar farm faces legal challenge from sugar cane proponents
Planning minister, Jackie Trad, considers using \u2018call-in\u2019 power that would give her final approval which could not be challenged.

Construction Begins On China's Biggest Solar Project

Don’t turn shark encounter into an excuse to kill more sharks

10 Stunning Photos of 13 Climbers Suspended From Bridge Blocking Shell Oil Vessel From Heading to Arctic

El Salvador's Draconian Abortion Laws: a Miscarriage of Justice

The Faces and Fake Names of People Behind Planned Parenthood Attack Videos

Ahead of Paris, Russia becomes a climate policy wallflower

States Rethink Restrictions on Food Stamps, Welfare for Drug Felons

Communities struggling against mining win major victory in Guatemala

What Conservatives Really Think of Women: ‘Female Animals’ Without Rights

Trump’s presence in first GOP debate makes prep challenging for candidates

What you need to know about antibiotics in livestock

Watching Sandra Bland

The Purpose of Police in Many Communities of Color Is to Destroy, Not Protect and Serve
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Happy 50th Birthday, Medicare! Next Steps in the Fight for Universal Health Care

Rikers killed Kalief Browder

Wisconsin Republicans Push to Ban Fetal Tissue Donation, Require Aborted Fetuses Be Buried or Cremated

Senate approves six-year highway bill

Faced with Defunding Threat from Senate, Planned Parenthood Fights Back

Viet Nam a Half Century Later

Migrants Are Drowning as They Flee War and Poverty; Will Europe Continue Its Sea Rescues?

Greenpeace Activists Suspend Themselves From Portland Bridge To Stop Shell Ship Headed To Arctic For Oil Drill

Are the youth of Seattle more afraid of an earthquake or climate change?

World's Largest Rooftop Greenhouse Coming to Chicago
-- Lorraine Chow for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Historically, Plundering and Exploitation Haven't Changed in Impact; They've Just Taken on a New Face
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

To sort or not to sort? That is the recycling question

“I don’t strive to be offensive”: Trevor Noah tells Salon how his “Daily Show” will be different from — and similar to — Jon Stewart’s
Trevor Noah is comfortable talking\u2014and laughing\u2014about race. How will that shape the future of \"The Daily Show\"?

Colorado Ed Board Members Who Pushed AP History Changes May Face Recall

Jehovah’s Witnesses cover up child sex abuse and oust a victim

It’s worse than Walter Palmer and Cecil the Lion: Inside the sick, bizarre world of trophy hunting
When clients pay thousands to kill exotic species, guides face pressure to deliver the goods--even breaking the law.

FBI: Child Abuse ‘Almost at an Epidemic Level’ in US

Mother of eight dies in jail waiting to be arraigned for shoplifting

More 2016 Candidates Embrace the Trump Zeitgeist
-- David Sirota for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Germany Just Got 78 Percent Of Its Electricity From Renewable Sources

Women Are at the Forefront of the Zapatista Revolution

Samuel DuBose video appears to show two officers reinforced false account of police killing
Analysis of Cincinnati shooting\u2019s aftermath reveals how multiple officers discussed claim \u2013 disputed as the basis of a murder charge \u2013 that Ray Tensing was \u2018dragged\u2019 by unarmed black man\u2019s car.

Washington Is Finally Getting What It Deserves As It Sinks Into The Sea

Clinton’s habit of dodging key issues draws Democrats’ fire

MH370: aircraft debris in Réunion almost certainly from a Boeing 777
Aircraft wing section found on island in Indian Ocean being shipped to France for verification, raising hopes of discovering fate of missing Malaysia Airlines jet.

Court bars anti-abortion group from releasing new videos

AP Investigation: Filthy Rio water a threat at 2016 Olympics

Revealed: Private firms at heart of US drone warfare
Corporate staff are reviewing top-secret data and helping uniformed colleagues decide whether people under surveillance are enemies or civilians.

Why Are Hundreds Of Thousands Of Salmon Dying In The Northwest?

At Least 5 Black Women Found Dead In Jail Since Mid-July

People who should be released from jail are dying there instead

Israel intentionally killed civilians after soldier’s capture in Gaza — Amnesty

Minnesota man who killed lion keeps low profile amid outrage

University of Cincinnati Officer Indicted in Shooting Death of Samuel Dubose

Georgia is Segregating Troublesome Kids in Schools Used During Jim Crow
A Department of Justice investigation found that Georgia is giving thousands of kids with behavioral issues a subpar education and putting them in the same run-down buildings that served black children decades ago.

Central America Fails to Take Advantage of Energy from Sun, Wind and Earth