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As Keystone XL Dominoes Fall, Time to Arrest Tar Sands Industry
-- Tom Weiss of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Why Captured Israeli Soldier Raises the Stakes for Israel and Hamas
The IDF is bombing the southern Gaza Strip after a soldier went missing this morning in a clash with Hamas militants. Captured Israeli soldiers can give Hamas significant leverage.

Demoted Exec Shoots CEO, Kills Self in Chicago

The Most Dangerous Moment in Gaza

Charles P. Pierce | The Sad Clownhood Of John Boehner

David Swanson | Drone Protester Aquitted by Jury

Why the Children Fleeing Central America Will Not Stop Coming
At the root of the border crisis is a wave of violence that the United States helped to create.

Michele Bachmann Claims President Obama Wants to Use Unaccompanied Children for Medical Experiments

GOP Senator Blocks Approval of US Ambassadors to Russia and Other Nations

The Next Epidemic
Ebola won\u2019t kill us all, but something else might. Like everything living on Earth, viruses must evolve to survive.

Do We Have a New App for the Injured and Dying Children of Gaza?
-- Rev. Billy Talen for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Cease-Fire in Gaza Collapses; Israeli Soldier Is Captured

As World Condemns Attack on Gaza, US Resupplies Israel with Weapons

CNN Anchor Shuts Down Fox Climate Trolls With One Brilliant Tweet
Bill Weir has fighting words for people who willfully confuse weather with climate

Harry Potter and the Battle Against Bigotry
Kids who identify with the hero of J.K. Rowling's popular fantasy novels hold more open-minded attitudes toward immigrants and gays.

Republicans Deliver Another Self-Inflicted Wound

First Ebola Patient Coming to USA for Treatment
One of two Americans infected with Ebola in West Africa will be brought to the United States for treatment at Emory University.

Fighting Near Site of Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Leaves 14 Dead
Deaths shatter brief lull across war-torn region as international experts head to wreckage of downed plane

Moral Mondays Activists Come to the Nation’s Capital to Fight for Health Care for the Poor

Paul Krugman | Knowledge Isn’t Power

Revolt Within GOP Quashes Border Vote
GOP leaders said they would try again today to vote on a bill aimed at coping with a surge of unaccompanied minors at the border.

Cantor to Vacate House Seat Early

The CIA’s Reckless Breach of Trust
The agency will have to go much further than apologies for breaking into the Senate\u2019s computers.

Senator Udall Calls for Resignation of CIA Director Brennan for Illegally Hacking Into Senate Computers

72-Hour Ceasefire in Gaza Announced: "At least 1,432 people have been killed in Gaza during the current conflict, according to the Gaza Ministry of Health"

The Deadliest Ebola Outbreak in History Just Took a Terrifying Turn

CNN Anchor Lashes Out at Fox: "You Willfully Ignorant F**ksticks"

NRA Member Who Lost Sister to Gun Violence Tearfully Asks Senate to Protect Women

CIA Admits Penetrating Senate Intelligence Computers

The Carbon Dividend
Chris Van Hollen to Introduce Plan to Auction Pollution Permits

House GOP Struggles With Immigration Monster It Created

"He Could Have Brought Ebola Here": Minnesota Widow on Her Husband

Blow to House GOP Leadership as Border Bill Falters

The Boys of Bundy: Right-Wing Terrorists Spoiling for More Battles
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Poorly Defined Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Used to Blame, Criminalize Mothers

House GOP Pulls Legislation to Address Immigration Crisis at Border

David Swanson | Stop the Wars, Stop the Warming!

A Public Wiki Shines Light on North America's 4 Million Oil and Gas Wells

Medicare's 49th Anniversary for Seniors: Single-Payer Coverage for All by Its 50th
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Peace Corps Removing Volunteers Amid Ebola Outbreak

Liberian Official: Ebola Outbreak "Is Above the Control of the National Government"

The Feds Are Demanding That Twitter Turn Over More User Info Than Ever

UN Rights Chief Slams Israel’s "Defiance" of International Law

Boston Hospitals on the Lookout for Ebola Virus

Republicans Want DOJ to Investigate IRS' Lerner for Referring to GOP "Crazies" as "Assholes"

Senate Bombshell Testimony Today: Citigroup and Bank of America Stock Worthless Without Implied Government Guarantees

People’s Climate March - Largest Climate March in World History - Launched in Times Square

Bush Administration Lawsuit Hearing Scheduled for Sept. 11th
If all goes well, the announcement of a start date to the Bush Administration trial could be just six weeks away

Smuggling and Illicit Trade Have Always Been an Essential Component of the US Economy

Think the Supreme Court Protected Your Cellphone From Warrantless Searches? Think Again.

Meet Carolina, Who Brought Her Daughters 1,500 Miles to the US so They Wouldn’t Be Raped

More Blood Than Water in Detroit, Gaza and Iraq
-- Robert C. Koehler for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Charles P. Pierce | Words Matter
\"When cowards try to make history, history is mocked.\"

Murdoch’s Circle: The Growing News International Scandal

NOAA Prepares for Bakken Oil Spills as Seattle Dodges Oil Train Explosion

Louisiana Chemical Plant With Safety Violations Gets $1.8M Tax Break, No Fine

ReaganBook, "The Facebook for Patriots" Is Already Offline

Soldiers Get $92M in Debt Relief Under Settlement

So Long, Seafood! Ocean Acidification Projected to Slam Alaskan Fisheries

How Loss of Wildlife Leads to Child Slavery

Bikes, Planes and Viruses: How Ebola Spreads

Even Left-Wing Politicians Can’t Quit Israel

The Median Household Is 20% Poorer Today Than in 1984

SATIRE: Space Aliens Really Disappointed in Humanity, Postpone Visit for Another 10,000 Years

Legislators, Corporations Gather for Secret Meeting Against Clean Energy and You’re Not Invited

How Much Does an F-35 Actually Cost?

A Shattered School in Gaza
More than three hundred displaced civilians were crowded into the school when it was hit by three explosions on Tuesday night.

Argentina Declared in Default by S&P as Talks Fail

House GOP Scrambles to Pass Border Crisis Bill

A Step Toward Holding Colleges Accountable for Campus Sexual Assault

Right-Wing Backlash Against "Smartypants" Like Neil deGrasse Tyson

Forty Bullets in the Head Shows Why Hondurans Are Fleeing to US

Leaked Memo: Top Tea Party Group Says Mitch McConnell Opposed the Stimulus Because It Leaned on Him
FreedomWorks' president writes that the GOP senator's \"uwillingness to lead\" forced his group to \"shut down every phone line in the Leader's offices.\"

House GOP Approves Lawsuit Against Obama

Why Republicans Might Still Try to Impeach Obama

Union Limits and Voter ID Rule Upheld in Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld a law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, in a victory for Gov. Scott Walker. The voting law that it upheld is blocked in federal court.

Bank of America Ordered to Pay Nearly $1.3 Billion in Mortgage Case

Foreign Investigators Reach MH17 Crash Site in Ukraine

Behind Door Number Three in Iraq

White House Censoring What US Public Can Know About Torture Program

LIMERICK: Impeachment "Scam"

Two Theories of Poverty
There are fundamental differences in the way right-wingers and left-wingers understand poverty.

State Dept.: Americans Ashamed of CIA Tactics

Netanyahu’s Gaza Game Plan

"What Is Hateful to You, Do Not Do to Your Fellow: This Is the Whole Torah"
-- Akira Watts for BuzzFlash at Truthout