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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.

CIA Admits Penetrating Senate Intelligence Computers

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

Colorado’s now averaging 2 oil and gas spills per day
The state's drilling boom is bringing more spills -- many of which go unreported to residents.

Waves Sweep Across Section of Arctic Ocean for First Time Due to Global Warming
-- Mark Karlin, Editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout

UN condemns IDF attack on sleeping children as violation of international law

GAO Report: Drinking Water at Risk From Underground Fracking Waste Injection
EcoWatch Staff on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Researchers: BP oil spill’s impact was “deeper and wider” than thought
New findings of deep-sea coral damage belie the oil company's insistence that all's well in the Gulf.

These Gun Owners Oppose the NRA's Efforts to Allow Stalkers and Abusers to Keep Their Weapons

Managers are nearly twice as likely as service workers to get paid time off

Does NASA's Data Show Doomsday for New York City?

Today's hepatitis C treatment of choice costs $84,000 for 12 weeks, or $1,000 a pill.

If a minimum wage, why not a maximum one, too?

What You Don't Know About Migrant Children May Kill Them

Conservative group Alec devises offshoot ACCE to lobby at local levels

David Frum Accuses New York Times And Reuters Of Faking Gaza Hospital Photos

Why Bad New York Cops Can Get Away With Abuse

The Transgender Crucible
As a homeless trans teen, CeCe McDonald suffered a lifetime of hardships. But when she was charged with murder for simply defending herself, she became a folk hero.

Elizabeth Warren’s Biggest Donors Warn Her Not to Run for President

Israel Is Minting the Next Generation of Hate
The children of Gaza still have dreams for their future. Who do they admire? Anyone who might protect them: a doctor, a journalist, the fighters from Hamas.

New York Skyscraper's Separate 'Poor Door' Called A Disgrace

Obama has rope-a-doped these GOP clowns hard

Stop the tax inversions of free-riding corporations
Walgreens, Pfizer and other companies that use tax tricks are no different from Cliven Bundy.

Donors Who Lavish Money on Elite Institutions Only Exacerbate the Wealth Gap

Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company

The Federal Marijuana Ban Is Rooted in Myth and Xenophobia

Rhode Island Treasurer Gina Raimondo Wants To 'Minimize Attention' To Wall Street Managers' Compensation

Photos: Israeli airstrike hits U.N. school
AFP photographer Marco Longari witnesses the aftermath of a shelling on a refuge for displaced Palestinians.

Robert Reich: The Increasing Irrelevance of Corporate Nationality
Instead of worrying about who\u2019s American and who\u2019s not, here\u2019s a better idea: Create incentives for any global company to do what we\u2019d like it to do in the United States.

Together We Rise: Occupy National Gathering Kicks Off Thursday in Sacramento

This Man Fears America Will Have Him Tortured—Again
US citizen Yonas Fikre claims he was detained and tortured abroad because he refused to become an FBI informant. Sweden just denied him asylum.

Spending Soars for Anti-GMO Label Lobbying
'These numbers speak for themselves,' says labeling advocate. 'They also speak to everything that's wrong with our government.'

My Night at the Heritage Foundation Watching Rick Santorum’s New ‘Religious Liberty’ Movie

Watching the Judges: Court Transparency Advocates Say It's Time to Turn the Lights On

Pushing Release of CIA Torture Report, Senators Threaten Use of Special Rule
Rarely-used resolution may allow Senate to declassify documents without presidential approval.

Health Insurers Press to Exempt Millions From ACA

Oil refinery threatened by sea-level rise, asks government to fix problem
What the company lacks in shame it makes up for in chutzpah. At least it isn't denying climate science!

Peddlers & Profiteers: Wall Street's Finest Pushing Tax-Dodging Mergers

GOP’s moronic inferno: The real reason cranks and shills rule the party

The New York Times net income drops 54 percent

Hollywood and the Pentagon: A relationship of mutual exploitation
Filmmakers and the Pentagon have long collaborated on projects to bring films authenticity and the DOD publicity.

The Future Will Be Swarming With Rats

Could California Go All in On Renewable Energy?

Worth More: One Man or an Entire City?
What does it say about our society when one hedge fund manager makes a bigger income than the whole population of Springfield, Ohio or Burbank, California?

Why It Matters That Norman Finkelstein Just Got Arrested Outside the Israeli Consulate

ALEC Agenda: Gutting Medicaid, Privatizing Schools, Exports

Report: World faces water crises by 2040
Wind, solar power increase needed to avoid global drought.

Gaza Morgue Worker Numbed as Bodies Pile Up Under Israeli Raids

Is Silicon Valley the New Wall Street?
Not yet, and hopefully not ever.

Legalized Weed is Creating a Job Boom
As Colorado\u2019s $1 billion marijuana market coins first-time millionaires and creates thousands of new jobs, we trailed five different workers to collate snapshots of this new world of legalized weed.

For-profit colleges got $1.7B in GI Bill benefits in 2012-13, report finds

Why Can’t the Banking Industry Solve Its Ethics Problems?

Former U.S. Officials Cash In on Myanmar

Afghanistan to cost more than Marshall Plan, watchdog says

Australia Threatens to Jail Citizens Who Embarrass Repressive Governments

Regulators want reckless bankers to be criminally liable under new plans
Main City watchdogs want a new licensing regime for bankers, which could also see bonuses deferred by up to seven years.

Russia Sanctions Spread Pain From Putin to Halliburton

Religious violence in 2013 displaced millions
Annual US report finds displacement of families, communities due to sectarian violence a troubling trend.

Two more mysterious craters appear at 'the end of the world' in Siberia

Israel bombs another UN school despite them telling Israel 17 times that the school housed civilians

How Did the FBI Miss Over 1 Million Rapes?

From Victim to Colonial Settler: Shifting the Paradigm on Israel

Black lung claims by 1,100 coal miners may have been wrongly denied

Ebola fears grow with Europe and Asia on alert

Connecticut man seeks between $5.4 & $8 million compensation after being incarcerated 21 years for a rape and murder he did not commit.

ISPs tell government that congestion is “not a problem,” impose data caps anyway

Yet Another Man With a Gun Just Murdered His Wife and Children
State police call it \"one of the worst cases of domestic violence in Maine's history.\"

Obama-backed surveillance reform bill introduced in US Senate

Federal review exposes two decades of FBI forensic errors
Review of lab unit involved in 45 death-row cases stalled after errors in pre-DNA convictions came to light.

Russian Red Cross says E. Ukraine faces humanitarian catastrophe

South Carolina Education Panel Backs Plan To Encourage Skepticism About Evolution

Mother of Mexican Teen Killed by Border Patrol Sues Agency

300,000 More People Just Got Paid Sick Days

Secrets of the Right-Wing Brain: New Study Proves It — Conservatives See a Hostile World
Phony WMD, Benghazi, birthers, truthers -- turns out there's a scientific explanation for deniers and Tea Partyers.

Federal Appeals Court Rules Mississippi Can’t Close Its Only Clinic

Most Americans see unaccompanied immigrant kids as refugees

Koch brothers’ politics reflect their father’s anti-communism
FBI collected more than 100 pages of documents on Fred Koch after he published manifesto railing against communism.

Panthers in the Hole: French Angola Three Book Illustrates US Prison Crisis

Church deacon who blamed Satan for sex abuse may have jail time cut from 20 years to one

Senate Approves $8 Billion Transportation Package

In North Carolina Elections, Misleading Susan B. Anthony List Ads Star Koch Brothers Operative

Iowa’s Joni Ernst: The Todd Akin of 2014?
With talk of impeachment and nullification, the GOP Senate candidate is causing problems for her party.

Pentagon expert: Getting rid of Hamas will only make things worse
Lieutenant General Michael Flynn says that if Israel eliminates Hamas a terrorist group like ISIS could take its place.

UK to allow driverless cars on public roads in January

Soft Edges, Hard Core: A Media Tilt to Israel in Gaza

Pussy Riot Members Sue Russian Government at the European Court of Human Rights

Former NSA chief makes up to $1 million a month selling cybersecurity services
Gen. Keith Alexander stepped down from the NSA after the Snowden leaks, now he's back with a new security firm related to his government work.

The Sarah Palin Internet channel: Niche 'news' for her supporters

Sixteen-foot swells reported in once frozen region of Arctic Ocean
Swells of that size, researchers say, have the potential to break up Arctic ice even faster than than the melt underway there for decades thanks to rapid global warming.

Rojava Revolution: Building Autonomy in the Middle East

Moscow may walk out of nuclear treaty after US accusations of breach

George Zimmerman resurfaces in Florida, again in ‘security’ mode

The Spread of Electronic Monitoring: No Quick Fix for Mass Incarceration

Collective Punishment in Gaza
Israeli attack \"is about Israel\u2019s permanent control over Palestinian land and Palestinian lives.\"

U.S. economy bounces back in second quarter

Why "Can't Make Ends Meet" Trumps "Poverty"

GOP to deny bulk of Obama request for increased funds for migrant crisis

The World's Tigers—There Are Only 3,200 Left in the Wild

The Language of Expulsion
Whether the long-term unemployed in the global North or the long-term displaced in the global South, people are being expelled from economy, society and nation in increasing numbers.

'Milestone' for child malaria vaccine: Experts say the world's first malaria vaccine could be approved for use in 2015.

Cambodia court begins genocide trial of Khmer Rouge leaders
Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan accused of overseeing mass killings of up to 500,000 people in the 1970s.

Is Netanyahu Coordinating With American Right Wingers To Prolong Gaza War?

Nine things the new VA secretary promised for his first 90 days

Senator Denies Climate Change On Senate Floor And Gets A Science Lesson From His Colleague

US utility PG&E charged with obstructing justice over gas disaster
Grand jury indictment over the 2010 explosion which killed eight people follows launching of class action by investors.

A National Disgrace: Violence Against Native Women

Journalist Jason Rezaian’s Mother Pleads for Her Son’s Release by Iran

Watching the Sarah Palin Channel
What does Palin, unshackled and generally gone rogue, sound like?

Leaked Docs: How a Secret FreedomWorks Donor Sought a Return on Its "Investments"
Internal records show how a Switzerland-based businesman oversaw millions in contributions to the Tea Party group.