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Megabanks Have The Federal Prison System Locked Up
Bank of America has sole control over money transfers and e-messaging for 214,365 federal inmates—producing a $76.3 million windfall for the company.

This Country Just Abolished College Tuition Fees

Chemicals Industry Ramps Up Political Spending for Midterms

Meet The Richest People In America 2014

George W. Bush Says Americans Just Need to Have More Patience With Iraq

Barack Obama’s Safety
The Secret Service’s failure, and an unspoken fear.

Ebola Infecting Five New People Every Hour in Sierra Leone, Figures Show

Obama Does "Stupid Stuff" in ISIS War
President Obama famously counseled his foreign policy team “don’t do stupid stuff,” but he is now violating his own principle by plunging into an incoherent war policy in Iraq and Syria rather than challenging the stupid “group think” of Official Washington.

Lessons From the British Columbia Teacher's Strike
Latest round showed the power of solidarity, public support, and striking first.

Growing Evidence That Obama’s Decision to Wait on Immigration Is Hurting Democrats

Paying Afghanistan’s Bills
The combat mission in Afghanistan may be winding down for the United States, but the end to the financial obligations seems to be nowhere in sight.

New revelations of a shadowy plan to wage war on Cuba seal it — the "doctor" of U.S. foreign policy is irredeemable

Former Louisiana Police Chief Given Probation After Alleged Sexual Assault of Female Prisoner and Lying to the FBI

Mexico's probe of army slayings raises doubts about credibility of the government and military

Religious right haunts GOP: Why party’s Christianist problem won’t go away

Florida policeman suspended after tasering woman, 61, in the back

The US Government Won't Give Peace a Chance
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Can Civilization Survive "Really Existing Capitalism"? An Interview With Noam Chomsky

Half the World’s Animal Population Vanished Since 1970

Republican Federal Judge Rules That Obamacare Should Be Defunded

Will Scott Walker Be Toppled as Governor of Wisconsin?

Ebola accelerates in west Africa as aid workers plead for help

New Afghanistan pact means America's longest war will last until at least 2024: 10,000 US Troops to Remain

FOX News Bounces Back Over Summer as MSNBC Slips, Ugh!

Hong Kong Protests Continue

Wall Street’s P.R. whopper: How its big new lie can trigger another crisis

College is ripping you off: Students are cash cows, and schools the predators

World news NSA The Guardian wins an Emmy for coverage of NSA revelations

Doctors Pull In $3.5 Billion in 5 Months From Drug and Device Companies

GOPer Under Fire After Urging Generals To Resign If They Disagree With Obama

Will deBlasio’s Big Raise for Low-Wage Workers Encourage Other Cities to Follow Suit?

CA Gov. Brown Signs Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

George Zimmerman's Family Hoped for Reality Show

Failure Is Success: How US Intelligence Works in the 21st Century

ISIS and the Spectacle of Terrorism: Resisting Mainstream Workstations of Fear

How the US Concocted a Terror Threat to Justify Syria Strikes, and the Corporate Media Went Along

New Report: Global Economies May Be on Path to Another Crash

Hillary Clinton Admits Role in Honduran Coup Aftermath

Report: Secret Service Lied About White House Fence Jumper

Report: White House Jumper Caught Way Further Inside Than Previously Thought (MAP)

Striking NASA Images: Fourth-Largest Lake in the World Nearly Dried Up

Another Study Proves That Only the Richest Are Gaining Income From Economic Growth
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

US Signs Deal to Keep Troops in Afghanistan

ISIS Militants Less Than 2 Miles From Baghdad, Fierce Fighting Reported Near Iraqi Capital

Ebola-Stricken Liberia is Descending Into Economic Chaos

Another Conspiracy Theory Becomes Fact: The Fed's "Stealth Bailout" Of Foreign Banks Goes Mainstream

Job Woes Linger in 29 States as US Recovers Unevenly

George Zimmerman's Big Pity Party
George Zimmerman's family speaks out about poor Georgie and all he's endured.

Police Want to Get Rid of Their Pentagon-Issued Combat Gear. Here's Why They Can't.
After Ferguson, many towns are trying to return military gear supplied by the Defense Department—and finding it impossible.

As US Bombs Iraq and Syria, Who Exactly Is Being Killed?

David Swanson | A Good End Date for the New War Is Today

Ted Cruz’s Foreign Policy Mess: Talk Tough, Blow Everything Up, Repeat as Necessary
Ted Cruz wants to run for president as a foreign policy tough guy. Here's why his policies are so dangerous

The Government Wants Guantanamo Force-Feeding Hearing Kept Secret

Ethanol Industry Pushes Back on Rail Safety Improvements

Reducing Meat and Dairy Consumption Important for Healthy People and Planet
-- Anastasia Pantsios of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

George Zimmerman Not Expected to Face Civil Rights Charges in Trayvon Martin Death

Koch Industries Responds to Rolling Stone – And We Answer Back

Leaked TTIP Documents Reveal Powerful Chemical Industry Wins

The Child Migrant Crisis Seems to be Over. What Happened?
Quite simply, the surge of child migrants has stopped. As of August 2014, the number of unaccompanied minors apprehended at the border had fallen back below the previous year's levels.

Open Letter on Censorship and Google

Fears of a Tiananmen-Style Crackdown Swirl in Hong Kong as Pro-Democracy Protests Continue

From Baghdad to the Bakken
Home from the oil wars abroad, US service members and military contractors are flocking to North Dakota’s emerging boom towns.

US Ebola Case: 80 Monitored in Dallas, More Sought

US Prisoners, a Growing Population, Experience Accelerated Aging While Incarcerated
-- Bill Berkowitz for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Secret Service director resigns

Detroiters Vow Resistance After Judge Rules There is No Human Right to Water

Bomb threat leads to evacuation of Sandy Hook school

Climate Disruption's "Confederacy of Dunces"

Bill Moyers Will Retire as of the New Year

Wall Street’s crime spree has been coming at the public for the past six years like a geyser spewing from a broken water main

How The Government Profits From Student Loans, To The Tune Of $40 Billion A Year

Law Signed in California That Allows Judges to Order Gun Removal From Dangerous Individuals

Taliban claims responsibility for Afghanistan attack that kills at least 7

On Its 50th Anniversary, It's a New Beginning for the Free Speech Movement
-- Jim Block for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Man diagnosed with Ebola in US was sent home for two days, officials admit

Pacific walrus that can't find sea ice for resting in Arctic waters are coming ashore in record numbers on a beach in northwest Alaska.

The South’s victim complex: How right-wing paranoia is driving new wave of radicals

Golden Parachutes for Execs at a Slumping Restaurant Chain

The Next Attorney General Should Enforce the Rule of Law, Protect Constitutional Rights and Investigate Abuse of Power

First US Case of Ebola Confirmed in Patient at Dallas Hospital
The patient was placed in isolation because of “symptoms and recent travel history.”

West Virginia Plans to Frack Beneath Ohio River, Which Supplies Drinking Water to Millions

Reza Aslan Takes Down Bill Maher’s "Facile Arguments" on Islam in Just 5 Minutes
The scholar, famous for his takedown of Fox, recently appeared on CNN to pick apart the comedian's simplistic logic

Melting Antarctic Ice Is Causing an Actual Shift in Gravity
Study further confirms global warming is changing Antarctica in fundamental ways.

Evenly Divided 7th Circuit Appeals Court Denies Emergency Rehearing in WI Photo ID Case
Vacant seat on court since 2010 likely made the difference; Ruling, unless overturned, could result in re-election victory for Walker; Emergency petition to U.S. Supreme Court likely...

Eric Holder: The Reason Robert Rubin Isn't Behind Bars
As a result of Holder's failure to prosecute any of the Wall Street crew who helped to prop up the housing bubble, the main culprits walked away incredibly wealthy.

Shaheen Leads Scott Brown by Double-Digits in New Hampshire

Mitt Romney's Latest Excuse for His "47 Percent" Remarks Is a Doozy
You won't believe who he's blaming now.

Scientists Find Extreme Weather Events Fueled by Climate Change

No, Economic Growth and Climate Stability Do Not Go Hand-in-Hand

Polio-Like Illness Causing Mystery Paralysis in Colorado Kids

Massive Protests Over Censorship of AP History Curriculum Escalate

Charles P. Pierce | No Price for the Mad

The Power to Solve Climate Change
-- Fred Krupp of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

US Supreme Court Blocks Early Voting in Ohio

Bill O'Reilly Lashes Out at Colbert for Mocking His Plan to Fight ISIL

Obama's Pass-the-Buck Presidency

Texting and Driving? You'd Be Safer Swimming With Sharks

Wildlife Populations Fall by Half in 40 Years

A Supreme Court for Billionaires, Not Voters

As Endless War Drags On, US Has No Plans to Release Secret Prisoners Kept in Afghanistan

Lessons Learned With Pride
Turned away by unions, ignored by officials and shunned by their own community, it wasn’t until the Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM) group twinned with a small mining town in south Wales that anyone would take them seriously.

America’s Allies Almost Bombed in Syrian Airstrikes
The White House says it wants to work with Syria’s moderate rebels. But warplanes from the U.S.-led coalition came awfully close to striking one of their HQs.