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Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: Notes on a Wretched Election Season
-- Akira Watts for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Ebola Arrives in New York; Cable News Clears the Decks for Rolling Coverage

Marching Nationwide, Activists Demand Full Data on Americans Killed by Police

Few People Killed in US Drone Strikes Identified as Terrorists
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

Startups and the Fight Over San Francisco’s Public Spaces
The city\u2019s tech culture has thrived by monetizing commodities that were once free. It\u2019s no wonder that the Parks Department wants in on the action.

Can a "Homeless Bill of Rights" End the Criminalization of LA’s Most Vulnerable Residents?

Ferguson Protests: Amnesty Report Criticises Police Excesses
Rights group raises concerns about heavy-duty equipment, ammunition, curfew and children affected by teargas

How American Indians Could Save the Democrats' Senate Majority

The Spectacular Implosion of GOP’s Senate Hopes in Oregon

David Swanson | War Culture

Portland Infant Formula Has Pesticide-Resistant GMOs

50 Ways to Describe the Repulsiveness of Pat Robertson

Doctor at New York Hospital Tests Positive for Ebola Virus
Preliminary test confirms virus in Craig Spencer, a physician with Doctors Without Borders who had been working in west Africa

It’s 2014. Why do We Still Need Laws Banning Coerced Sterilization?
California has banned sterilization as a form of birth control in state women's prisons, only after a long hard fight by people inside and out.

Physician Suspected to Have Ebola in New York City
A physician is currently being treated at Bellevue Hospital in New York City for Ebola-like symptoms after returning from a recent trip treating patients of the outbreak in West Africa.

"God Never Sends You More Than You Can Handle," By a Drone Operator

That Time the Reagan White House Press Briefing Erupted With Laughter Over AIDS 13 Times

Charles P. Pierce | Nice While It Lasted

Burns' Series "The Roosevelts" Gives PBS a Ratings Milestone

Teenagers Take Climate Change Lawsuit to the Supreme Court

Fracking Threatens Millions of Californians
-- Anastasia Pantsios of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Big Insurance Won’t Prep or Pay for Climate Change, Fails to See Irony
You'd think insurance firms have a strong financial incentive to get ahead of climate change-induced trouble. Think again, says a new report.

William Rivers Pitt | The True History of Blowback in One Sentence

Medea Benjamin | Don't Ask the Pentagon Where Its Money Goes

Goldman Makes It Official That the Stock Market Is Manipulated, Buybacks Drive Valuations

Transgender Federal Worker Wins Historic Discrimination Case

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

Expert: My Michael Brown Autopsy Analysis Was Taken "Out of Context"

The Republican Who Sacrificed Over 22,000 American Lives to Win an Election

Farce of US Multi-Billion Dollar War on Opium in Afghanistan Exposed by Record Crop
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

The mayor of South Miami is fed up with Florida's refusal to address sea-level rise, which threatens to wipe out the southern end of the state.

New Koch Super PAC gives GOP last-minute boost

Social Security benefits will increase by 1.7% in 2015

Boko Haram raids Madagali, kidnaps 45 girls

Police Officer Jailed For Forcing Sex On Inmates

Austin Police Officer Shot ‘Point Blank’ Into Car Of Women Fleeing Attackers

Mexican Radio Journalist Atilano Román Tirado Shot Dead Live on Air

Fracking Companies Use Loophole to Avoid Permits for Dangerous Chemicals, Report Says

Solar Homeowners Battle Their Electric Companies

Election to Cost Nearly $4 Billion, CRP Projects, Topping Previous Midterms

Canadian Police Say Ottawa Attack Was by Lone Gunman
A day after police said there may have been two other assailants during an attack in which a gunman shot and killed a Canadian soldier, the authorities said they were satisfied there was only one attacker.

Confused NYPD Officer Kicks Fellow Cop in Head Thinking He's a Suspect

Pentagon Admits ISIS Nabs US Weapons

For the Bottom 90% of Americans, Financial Security Is Slipping Away

The Cornerstone of War Is Dehumanization: One My Lai a Month
-- Robert C. Koehler for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Did Elizabeth Warren Just Change Her Tune on Running for President?

The Making of the Warrior Cop
Drones, sniper rifles, armored vehicles, and a billion-dollar credit line. 72 hours with the nation's top SWAT teams.

Hong Kong Protesters March After Leader Says Democracy Gives Poor Too Much Power

Gohmert: Gay Massage Will Make Our Soldiers Vulnerable to Terrorism

Meet the Lord High Badass of Canada
The NRA's nonsense notwithstanding, every so often the \"Good guy with a gun\" scenario actually plays out. This was one such time.

Reagan Aide Wants the South to Secede and Form Anti-Gay "Reagan" Nation

Why Republicans Think a Lot of You Shouldn’t Vote

Mexican Government -- Tell Us the Truth -- Where are the Ayotzinapa 43?

Woman May Be Kicked Out of Her Home Over $95 Overdue Tax Bill She Never Received

Thousands in Iran Protest Acid Attacks on Women

GOP’s Maniacal New Vote Scheme: What Wingnuts Are Hatching to Keep the "Riff-Raff" Away
Paranoia reaches a fever pitch in Arizona, where the right has violent nightmares -- and an absurd response in mind

Senator Ron Wyden Blasts CIA for Censoring Torture Report
\"The intelligence leadership doing everything they can to bury the facts,\" said Wyden, D-Ore., a Senate Intelligence Committee member.