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Israel Electric Chief on Cutting Power to Gaza Hospitals: 'It's Our Job'

Obama weighs in: ‘Millions of families will lose coverage’

Four GOP senators oppose health care bill, putting it in jeopardy

Hotline, 'gender champions' tackle violence against girls in drought-hit Kenya

‘Millions of People Will Lose Their Coverage Under Whatever Comes Out’

Timeline: History of Rural Electricity Cooperatives in the US

Honoring Oscar Lopez Rivera — beyond parades, referendums and media myths

Food Evolution GMO Film Serves Up Chemical Industry Agenda

We Have Less Than a Week to Preserve the Health Care of 24 Million People

A judge, a law and a lead crisis: Inside the legal battle over removing Pittsburgh’s lead pipes

Behind the Media Surge Against Bernie Sanders

Restoring Privacy Protections for Californians

Why We Urgently Need the LGBT PRIDE Act

The End of Being: Abrupt Climate Change One of Many Ecological Crises Threatening to Collapse the Biosphere

Climate Change Is Shrinking the Colorado River

Capitol Police drag disabled protesters out of wheelchairs during Trumpcare protests

Solar Power Will Kill Coal Faster Than You Think

Resistance That Won’t Quit: A Timeline of the Keystone XL Pipeline

When the lake ran dry
Amy Booth visits a Bolivian isolated indigenous community fallen on hard times, striving to keep their culture alive.

Justice For Major Tillery

Getting chosen to come to America was her dream come true. Then Trump won.

Beyond the Russians, Electronic Voting Machines Are Vulnerable to Any Hackers
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Trump: 'I just don't want a poor person' in Cabinet economic jobs

Newt Gingrich Says FBI Investigation Into Possible Russian Meddling is Like ‘Indian Hunting Party … Out Looking For Scalps’
The former Republican presidential candidate is being criticised on social media for using a racist metaphor

After 50 years of occupation in Palestine, friendship across a separation wall

The High Price of Desertification: 23 Hectares of Land a Minute

WILL's Faulty School Voucher Study Cheered by Other Bradley Funded Groups

Austin Energy Seeks to Boost Value With a United Fleet of Solar and Storage

The Wealthiest Americans Keep Making Money While Inequality Grows

Listen: Tribute to Palestinian mothers

Morford: We are all 120 degrees and burning in Phoenix right now

The rural South defies demographic and political stereotypes

Raising the roof in the fight against homelessness

South Korea to scrap coal and nuclear power

Fire in neo-liberal London
The burnt-out shell of Grenfell Tower is a visible reminder that public responsibilities should never be watered down.

With Grenfell Tower, we’ve seen what ‘ripping up red tape’ really looks like

Half of World’s Civilian War Deaths Occurred in Syria, Iraq and Yemen

How US gun control compares to the rest of the world

Monsanto Spin Doctors Target Cancer Scientist In Flawed Reuters Story

Louisiana Fiscal Hawks Are Driving Their State's Economy Into the Ground

A New Hotbed of The Resistance: Trump Tower’s Fifth Floor

Unlike the students they oversee, most college presidents are white and male

In Atlantic Coast Pipeline Battle, Dominion Hires Democratic PR Firm That Created Ads for Virginia Governor

Theresa May has prioritised the rights of absentee landlords over the Grenfell victims

Abused and abandoned: Struggles facing Congo’s returning girl soldiers

The Liberal Tech Giants Behind Trump’s Border Wall Policies

Justice for domestic workers: it’s about rights, not protection

Utilities Helped Stop the “Ratepayers First” Measure Introduced by Wisconsin Lawmakers

Israel vs. the United Nations: The Nikki Haley Doctrine

Climate Change Puts Sea Turtles in the Hot Seat

29 dead after car bomb hits Afghan bank in restive Helmand province, governor says

Bernie Sanders sent $100,000 to DNC in May

Media Consolidation Accelerates With Sinclair Acquisition of Tribune Broadcasting
-- Mark Karlin for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Lobbyist for Russian interests says he attended dinners hosted by Sessions

Stephen Hawking calls for a return to the moon as Earth’s clock runs out

Michigan Airport Stabbing: Officer Attacked in Possible Terror Incident

Video of teen killed by Border Patrol agent shows he was facedown on ground when shots fired
A video shown in court shows Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez on the ground when U.S. Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz fired through the border fence.

Russian government actors tried to hack election systems in 21 states, Homeland Security official says
Most of the hacking was just scanning computer systems for vulnerabilities, though a few were successfully exploited, Samuel Liles told senators during a hearing.

Venezuela Is Under Attack for Asserting That Black Lives Matter

Interior Secretary Attempts to Justify Deep Cuts to Native American Education Program
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has received a stream of criticism over how the austerity blueprint hits Indigenous Americans particularly hard.

Lisa, Laquanda, Machelle, and Kenya Were Sentenced as Children to Die in Prison
Decades later, a Supreme Court ruling could give them their freedom.

GOP Might Buck Senate Rules to Pass Health Care Overhaul
In the health care debate, Republicans appear ready to make a significant change to historic Senate rules to advance their legislation.

Why Handel’s Win Isn’t a Disaster for Democrats

Republican Karen Handel Defeats Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia Special Election

Democrats: "Our Brand Is Worse Than Trump"
A demoralizing special-election defeat has left some Democrats questioning the leadership and political strategy of Nancy Pelosi.

Pennsylvania Radio Host Quits After He's Ordered To Not Criticize Donald Trump

Saudi Arabia's crown prince deposed

Trump Administration Chips Away at Civil Rights Enforcement
-- Mark Karlin for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Early-vote turnout soars in Georgia special election

Reports of an explosion and shooting near Central railway station in Brussels

Jimi Hendrix Park Opens in Seattle at Last, With a Purple Flourish

Greg Palast: Jim Crow Scam Threatens to Tip Georgia's Ossoff-Handel Race
More than 40,000 registrations for voters of color have vanished in the lead-up to today's hotly contested special election in Georgia's Sixth Congressional District.

Likely Senate Plan For Medicaid Would Mean More Pain In The Future

Jay Sekulow, Christian Right's Legal Go-To Guy, Vaults Onto Trump's Legal Team
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Direct Action and Black Liberation: Insights From the BlackOUT Collective

The Stakes of the Supreme Court's Partisan Gerrymandering Case in Wisconsin

Charles P. Pierce: The White House Press, Like Other DC Institutions, Is Broken

Trump's Approval Slides to New Low

Science Says Summer Is Going to Be Ruined for Many Years to Come

Democrats Will Try to Run Out Clock on GOP Health Bill
With few arrows in their quiver, Democrats plan to use a slowdown to fight the secrecy surrounding Republican efforts to repeal and replace the health law.

Medea Benjamin: America will regret helping Saudi Arabia bomb Yemen

When The Man Who Abuses You Is Also A Cop

The Senate Puts Medicaid on the Chopping Block

D.C. cops used ‘rape as punishment’ after Inauguration Day mass arrests, lawsuit says

Hundreds of scientists call for caution on anti-microbial chemical use

How Two Common Medications Became One $455 Million Specialty Pill

Untrump the World — It Won’t Self-Impeach

In Flint Water Crisis, Could Involuntary Manslaughter Charges Actually Lead to Prison Time?

Chile’s 2017 Devastating Fires – The Legacy of Pinochet Continues

Supreme court poised to examine Trump's travel ban
Court is considering an appeal by the Trump administration to allow the president’s order restricting travel to the US from six Muslim-majority countries

5.5 million S. Sudanese facing severe food insecurity: IOM

Embracing Earth-Centric Learning
When today's students inherit a host of environmental problems, they will the knowledge and courage to act

Turning Back the Clock on Hunger and Malnutrition

China’s Migrant Worker Poetry

Who Holds the DEA Accountable When Its Missions Cost Lives?

When Women Have Land Rights, the Tide Begins to Turn

Rigged
Forced into debt. Worked past exhaustion. Left with nothing.

Trump's Plan for Drug Pricing Executive Order Is a Big Pharma Wish List

Abandoned and abused: the forgotten Syrian refugee children on a Greek detention island

Confederate Statues Are Down in New Orleans, but Structural Racism Still Stands Tall in Our Schools

In dramatic statement, European leaders call for ‘immediate’ open access to all scientific papers by 2020

The Dutch Have Solutions to Rising Seas. The World Is Watching.

Trump admits he doesn't have 'tapes' of his conversations with James Comey

Myths of Globalization: Noam Chomsky and Ha-Joon Chang in Conversation

Maine Republicans Are Again Trying to Make a Fetus a Person

Yes, Trump’s budget is destructive & disruptive (and we’ve seen that before)

What Japanese Internment Taught Us About Standing Up for Our Neighbors

Hawaii's largest homeless camp: rock bottom or a model refuge?
Long America’s vacation paradise, Hawaii is in a state of emergency as it battles a homelessness crisis. Could Pu’uhonua safe zones help alleviate the problem?

NC Woman’s Deportation Order a ‘Symbol of Everything Wrong With the Immigration System’

Coal’s Decline Not Hurting Power Grid Reliability, Study Says

Jim Hightower: If Trump Is So Great, Why Is His Approval Rating So Puny?
-- Jim Hightower for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Javier Valdez and the Drug War that Killed Him

Mental help: the story of Gaza’s trauma unit

How to write an impactful net neutrality comment (which you should definitely do)

As a Provider Fought a Secret Surveillance Order, Court Denied It Access to Relevant Law

Banking On Wells Fargo: Financial Russian Roulette for Suckers

Senate Republicans Reveal Long-Awaited Affordable Care Act Repeal Bill

The United States Is Squatting in Paradise

The Roots of the Antiquities Act? They’re in Bears Ears

In the US, Human Rights Only Count if You're a White American
-- Robert C. Koehler for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Tucson Electric Power: Ignoring Water, Climate Change Risks

Manus detainees compensation an acknowledgement of unnecessary suffering

Maybe This Is the Article That Will Convince You Not to Cut Medicaid

Congressional Black Caucus turns down Trump invitation

Children Now More Than Half of the 65 Million Displaced

Report challenges economics of 1950s coal plants as Ohio lawmakers seek subsidies

Indigenous Peoples cautiously celebrate Hunt Oil withdrawal from Amarakaeri Communal Reserve

Asia-Pacific: Farming Rice and Fish Together to Reduce Poverty

Fixing a toxic culture like Uber’s requires more than just a new CEO

Trump Discredits Media Again by Not Letting Press Record White House Briefings

Men Who Commit Femicide Lose Rights Over Their Children in Argentina

Democrats Seek Records On Jared Kushner As Administration Tries To Stifle Oversight

Montana initiative would limit transgender use of bathrooms

Senate Republicans' Herculean effort at hypocrisy
We’ve reached a trying time indeed in the Republicans’ Repeal-and-Pretend effort on the Affordable Care Act.

Nabra Hassanen's memorial set on fire in Dupont Circle
The memorial for a teen murdered near a Virginia mosque was set on fire in Dupont Circle on Wednesday, according to fire officials.

Thousands Walk to Slain Muslim Teen's Funeral in Virginia

The Waterkeeper Alliance Is "Filing Barrages of Suits to Stop the Dismantling of the Clean Water Act"
-- Dan Zukowski of EnviroNews on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Charles P. Pierce: We Make Our Own Monsters, Even Out of Ourselves
The architects of our torture program must be held to account.

William Rivers Pitt | A Lesson From My Hospital Bed: For-Profit Health Care Is a Merciless Sham

The Anatomy of a Purge: The Left Must Resist Demonization

On Yemen, Clean Water and Nuclear Annihilation
-- Kathy Kelly for BuzzFlash at Truthout

GOP Health Plan Is Really a Rollback of Medicaid
Limiting the amount that the federal government would pay for each person would leave states with difficult choices, and would be a fundamental shift of financial risk.

Trump Mulls Major Changes to Press Briefings
One presser a week, written questions submitted beforehand

Trump Be Damned: States Are Fighting to Make Birth Control Over-the-Counter (Finally)

From Oval Office, teacher of the year delivers a message on transgender rights
Rhode Island’s teacher of the year wanted to show his students they should be comfortable with who they are.

Trump seeks sharp cuts to housing aid, except for program that brings him millions

Donald Trump boasts about construction of Panama Canal before being reminded it was built 100 years ago

Women owe two-thirds of student loan debt. This points to a slow-burning crisis

Supreme Court rules on petition in Brooklyn Bridge mass arrest case
Yesterday, the Supreme Court turned its back on the First Amendment and denied the constitutional rights case challenging the mass false arrest of 700 people at an Occupy Wall St. protest.

Senate panel to reject Trump's air traffic control plan in aviation bill

Judge narrows injunction on Trump travel ban

Trump Is Aligning Himself With the Saudi Royal Family, With Potentially Disastrous Consequences

The Moderates' Tale (or the Play-Acting Before the Cave)

U.S. senators want Congress to OK military action in Syria

Fracking Study Links Pollution, Earthquakes to Drilling in Texas Shale
-- Lorraine Chow of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Farming, Hunting Push Thousands of Species Toward Extinction

Women Are Leading the Charge in Georgia's 6th Congressional District
The local Indivisible chapter is campaigning hard for Jon Ossoff, but they have their eyes on a bigger prize as well.

If Liberals Voted …

Eric Holder Mulls Presidential Bid
"His goal: to lead the legal resistance to Donald Trump’s agenda — and perhaps even run against the president in 2020."

Final pitches made in tight, nationally watched Georgia House race

Five months of Trump: Muslims’ fears were high but neighbors stood by them

Otto Warmbier, US student sent home from N Korea, dies