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High Unemployment Due to Lack of Demand, Not Lack of Skills or Education

Seeking Corporate Accountability for Crimes at Abu Ghraib

Karzai blames the US for Afghan corruption

52% of Americans Favor Legalization of Marijuana

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Repeated Requests for a Lawyer Were Ignored

Europe's Moral Quandary: The High Human Price of Cheap T-Shirts

Recession and Austerity Good for the Rich

Kimberly Rivera, Pregnant Mom of 4, Sentenced to Military Prison for Refusing to Serve in Iraq

Northeast US Ocean Temperatures Highest on Record: Report

30 Toxic Chemicals at High Levels at Exxon Arkansas Tar Sands Pipeline Spill Site

CIA-funded corruption: Top Afghan officials on secret US payroll – report

Forced to Die: The Garment Workers at Rana Plaza

900 Still Missing Among Rubble as Fires Break Out in Bangladesh

Debtors Prisons, Once a 19th-Century Relic, Again Wreaking Havoc in US

Guatemala Genocide Trial Must Resume, Say Human Rights Leaders

A Desperate Situation at Guantánamo: Over 130 Prisoners on Hunger Strike, Some Force-Fed

Country Musician Willie Nelson Turns 80: "One Person Carrying a Message Can Change the World"

European Union to ban bee-harming pesticides

Virgin's passenger spaceship completes first rocket test flight

NBA player Jason Collins says he’s gay

50 Years After Birmingham, Injustice Is Still Here

Massive explosion rocks Marathon Detroit Refinery

Dr. King’s Timeless Call for Justice

Wages Theft The Invisible Trend That's Sweeping America

Police Say 4 People Stabbed at Albuquerque Church

Paris tradeshow grooms the market for male marriage ceremonies

Julian Assange on George Bush's Library and Bradley Manning's Trial

US Plans to Drop Protections for Gray Wolves in Lower 48

The Koch Brothers and the Right Wing's Media Insurgency

Bill Moyers interview with Glenn Greenwald: Trading Democracy for ‘National Security’

Boston police chief wants drones for next year’s marathon

Russians Go on TV to Say Sanctions Won’t Matter

Factory Collapse in Bangladesh Shows Cracks in the System

Syrian Official: Chemical Weapons Claim a 'Barefaced Lie'

Official number of Guantanamo Bay hunger strikers jumps to 100

Italy reaches agreement on new government

Keith Haring Paris exhibit reveals artist's 'political line'

Israeli Authorities Reveal Distribution of West Bank Land

America’s Locked-Down Insecurity State

Anti-drone protest in UK over domestic opening of Reaper control center

UK Drone Protesters Say Stop the 'Barbaric, High-Tech Killing'

Bradley Manning is Off Limits at SF Gay Pride Parade, but Corporate Sleaze is Embraced

Mexican Journalists Threatened and Murdered Exposing Official Involvement with Narco Gangs

Tsarnaevs’ mother ‘on terror watch list’, accuses police of murdering son

How the Prison-Industrial Complex Destroys Lives

Congressman Keith Ellison on US Drones in Africa and Media's Portrayal of Muslims

Houston's Most Polluted Neighborhood Draws the Line at Alberta Tar Sands

"No" to Internet Voting, but "Yes" to Unverifiable Touch-Screen Voting

China says it will buy 60 Airbus planes from France

US Accused of Skirting Responsibilities for Egregious Philippine Reef Disaster

Empty Stomachs From Guantanamo to Palestine

Violent clashes erupt over Bangladesh building collapse

Argentina Takes on Vulture Funds in "Debt Trial of the Century"

UN Sanctioned Congo "Intervention Brigades" Complement US Africa Strategy

Spain jobless rate hits record 27.2%

Don't Let Monsanto Kill the Humble but Wholesome Dandelion

Universities urged to put focus back on basic research

Yemeni Activist Farea al-Muslimi Urges U.S. to Stop the Drone War on His Country

Obama administration bypasses CISPA by secretly allowing Internet surveillance

Putting Water Back in Public Hands

Civil Liberties Under President Obama: Mike Stivers interview with Noam Choamsky

Privatizing Europe

The World Is a Battlefield: Jeremy Scahill on "Dirty Wars" and Obama’s Expanding Drone Attacks

As Obama Shuns Hearing, Yemeni Says U.S. Drone War Terrifying Civilians, Empowering Militants

The Same Motive for Anti-US 'Terrorism' Is Cited Over and Over

Illinois shootings: Suspect helped wounded girl after killing 5

Low Wage Workers Strike in Chicago for 'Dignity and Respect' and a Living Wage

Recalling the Crimes of Inhumanity

WikiLeaks wins case against Visa contractor ordered to pay '$204k per month if blockade not lifted'

Hundreds of Chicago Students Walk Out of Standardized Test

Principal Warned Teen Girl from Reporting Sexual Assault Because It Would Ruin Attacker's Sports Career

How Cable News Terrorizes America

Bush and His Cronies Bear 'Ultimate Responsibility' for Torture

John Kerry Objects to a Presidential Election – Thirteen Years Too Late

Russian police capture 'Belgorod shooter' as he attempts to escape massive manhunt

No Charges for Police Who Punched, Pepper-Sprayed Occupy Protesters

Drones, Sanctions and the Prison Industrial Complex

The United States Shows Its Contempt for Venezuelan Democracy

Report: Deadly Human-Made 'Cocktail' Threatening World’s Pollinators

Chorus of Voices Demands Justice Three Years After BP Gulf Disaster

Jeremy Scahill: The Secret Story Behind Obama’s Assassination of Two Americans in Yemen

Occupy The Department of Education

French parliament legalises gay marriage, adoption

As Colorado Celebrates Pot Holiday, Marijuana Tourism Divides State

Rangel's Folly: Reinstating the Draft

"Dirty Wars": The Obama Administration's Global Battlefields

Dance of the Honey Bee

Pit of hopelessness: Guantanamo grows tense, inmates suicidal

Cyber War Over Facebook Page "I Acknowledge Apartheid Exists" in Israel

Earth Day Exclusive: Tim DeChristopher Speaks Out After 21 Months in Prison for Disrupting Oil Bid

Al Neuharth, founder of USA Today, dies at 89

A Tax System Stacked Against the 99 Percent

San Francisco: City closer to acquiring Noe Valley open space

Five dead after shooting near Seattle

‘Boston Strong’: Marching in Lockstep with the Police State

Ignoring Homeless Families

America Cannot Assert Moral Authority While Guantánamo Remains Open

Every 28 Hours: Extrajudicial Killings of Black People by Police, Security Guards, and Vigilantes

US Resumes Trend of Drone Attacks on Yemen

Bangladeshi Activists Bring Fight to Wal-Mart’s Doorstep

28-year old PhD student debunks the most influential austerity study

"Manufacturing Consent" 25 Years Later

Kebede Wins London Marathon Amid Tight Security

Dangerous floodwaters surge in Midwest towns

CNN Quits Breaking News, Becomes “CNN Classic”

Obama accused of nuclear U-turn as guided weapons plan emerges

Senate Immigration Bill: More Militarization of the Border, No Real Path to Citizenship

US to give $123 million military aid package to Syrian rebels

Nearly Half of Guantanamo Prisoners Now on Hunger Strike

How Monsanto Went From Selling Aspirin to Controlling Our Food Supply

On Meeting Our Meat: Going undercover at a slaughterhouse

What rights should Dzhokhar Tsarnaev get and why does it matter?

Boston Marathon suspect may never be able to be questioned, mayor says

Poachers Close in on Last Rhino Retreat

French stars come late to gay marriage fight

The High Crime of Torture

A Final Act for the Guantánamo Theater of the Absurd?

Public Education Fights for Its Life

State of emergency in Illinois deadly storms rock Midwest

Italy's Napolitano wins unprecedented second term

Earthquake kills 157, injures 5,700 in China's Sichuan

Terrorism and the Media: A Symbiotic Relationship

The Hidden Money

Boy Scouts of America calls for end to ban on gay members

Genocide Trial of Former Dictator Ríos Montt Suspended After Intervention by Guatemalan President

Exclusive: Allan Nairn Exposes Role of U.S. and New Guatemalan President in Indigenous Massacres

Boston bombing: Media haste makes mistakes

Help Wanted: Will Dearth of Experts Starve German Economy?

Ron Lanza, preforming arts and gay comedy club pioneer, dies

Massive Cheating Scandals Rock School Districts Nationwide

Filmmaker Robert Greenwald on "War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State"

28 immigrants shot at Greece strawberry plantation after not being paid for six months

No OSHA Inspections at Exploded Texas Fertilizer Plant in 5 Years

Dozens Feared Dead in Texas Fertilizer Plant Blast, 100+ Wounded

Texas explosion devastates tight-knit town: 'It was like the whole earth shook'

At 8 Million a Day, Israel's booming economy puts billions in US aid under spotlight

"Algae-powered" building opens in Germany

Opposition Grows Fierce to Austerity Cuts in Portland

Palestinian Prime Minister Fayyad Resigns

Greenpeace Youth Activists Demand Protection for Arctic

Obama, Guantánamo, and the Enduring National Shame

Gitmo is Killine Me

Why Does It Matter If Boston Bombing Is "Terrorism"?

Growing Voices Among Palestinians Calling for a Single Democratic Secular State

Push Design builds first "hemp house" in North Carolina

North Korea Seeks End to US Sanctions and Isolation

U.S. Senate committee passes resolution to back Israel in conflict with Iran

New Zealand legalises same-sex marriage

Gitmo hunger strike on rise, 15 prisoners force-fed