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Massive Methane Gas Leak in California 'Cannot Be Overstated'

California Methane Gas Leak is Worst U.S. Environmental Disaster Since BP Oil Spill

"Groundbreaking" Exposé Shows Pentagon Thwarting Obama's Bid to Transfer Guantánamo Prisoners

Alarm Spreads in Brazil Over a Virus and a Surge in Malformed Infants

Ethan Couch, ‘Affluenza’ Teenager, Granted Delay in Deportation

Bill Cosby posts $1-million bail after being charged with sexual assault

Nation mourns Tamir Rice case, called a "charade" by Mom of murdered son

Five Big Banks Plead Guilty to Rigging Currency Markets and No One Goes to Jail

From Drone Technician to Whistleblower

Restorative Justice Gives Our Children Dignity in US Schools

Syrian journalist & filmmaker who exposed ISIS Aleppo atrocities assassinated in Turkey

More Than 100,000 Flee Devastating Floods in South America

The Year That Black Lives Mattered

Okinawa Sues Tokyo in Effort to Block US Base

California wildfire burns 1,200 acres, closes 101 highway

Angry Libyans lash out at Obama’s independence congratulations

Military Injustice: As Bowe Bergdahl Court-Martialed, Navy SEALs who Torture and Kill, Walk Free

Clarence Moses-EL on Ending His 28-Year Prison Nightmare

Southern U.S. states clean up after storms kill at least 10

In Brazil, Virus-Linked Birth Defect Explodes

Sanders Blasts US Mass Incarceration as 'International Embarrassment'

NYC grants ANYONE right to use single-sex facility 'consistent with gender identity or expression'

Sandra Bland's Family Speaks Out After Grand Fails Accountability

Exposing BlackRock: Who's Afraid of Laurence Fink?

Federal ban on medical marijuana effectively ends in 2016

Bernie Sanders says "CEOs May Like Hillary -- They Ain't Going to Like Me"

Activists Manually Halt Flow of Tar Sands Oil Through Canadian Pipeline

As Public Funding of Universities Dwindles, Faculty Are Unionizing

1 dead, 37 injured as woman plows into crowd near Las Vegas’ Paris Hotel, ‘motive unknown’

Many missing after massive landslide in China that crashed multiple buildings

DNC penalizes Sanders campaign for improper access of Clinton voter data

Tyson Foods' Secret Recipe for Carving Up Workers' Comp

Becoming Instantly Disposable in the United States

New Orleans City Council Votes to Remove Confederate Monuments

With Latest Budget Deal, More Failure By Design

San Francisco Becomes a City for the Rich

Flint, Michigan: City Declares Water Emergency

Justice for Freddie Gray Uncertain as Baltimore Jury Fails to Reach Verdict

Hung jury in first Freddie Gray case

Like Copenhagen Talks, Paris Climate Negotiations Were Mostly Smoke and Mirrors

Police Killing People of Color Is Not New; The Revealing Videos Are

All Los Angeles schools closed over terror threat

Over 10,000 lone children apprehended crossing Mexico-US border in past 2 months

After Paris: The Climate Talks End and the Movement Continues

50,000 Hit Streets of Poland to Rally Against 'Creeping Coup d’Etat'

Native Americans Warn Native Hawaiians of the Dangers of Federal Recognition

Obama Accused of Giving Poor Nations a "Poison Chalice" by Skirting U.S. Climate Responsibility

Muhammad Ali takes swing at Trump, calls ISIS ‘misguided murderers’

Israel Plays Major Role in Exporting ISIS Oil

Twenty Billionaires Own More Than the Bottom Half of Americans

Rupert Murdoch's Corporate Dismemberment​ of Media and Journalism

Trump and the GOP: This Is Who They Are

A Black Woman's Response to Marginalization at Princeton

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel apologizes for Laquan McDonald police shooting, demands changes

Warhol Superstar Holly Woodlawn Died at 69

Monsanto-hired panel disputes WHO report on ‘carcinogenic’ herbicide

Airstrikes Against Syria are a Trap, Warns Former ISIS Hostage Nicolas Hénin

Former ISIS Hostage Nicolas Hénin: Welcoming Refugees is the Best Strategy Against ISIS

Fracking Expantion Threatening to Contaminate World's Third-Largest Aquifer

Man yells "You ain't no Muslim" at London Underground attacker (VIDEO)

Does the Israeli Legal System Provide Justice for Palestinians?

Chicago Cover-Up Deepens as 80 Minutes of Footage Confirmed Missing

The Genius and Success of the 13-month Montgomery Bus Boycott

Former President Jimmy Carter says cancer gone from brain

Finland Champions Universal Basic Income

African Women, Hit Hardest by Climate Change, Forge New Solutions Across the Continent

Activists Stage Paris Sit-In To Protest Role of Corporate Polluters in Climate Talks

U.S. Accused of Shifting Responsibility of Climate Crisis Despite Role as Largest Historic Polluter

Marine Le Pen’s National Front leads in first round of French regional elections

British strikes in Syria illegal, play into terrorists' hands – Assad

Why Coal Mining Outlaw Don Blankenship's Conviction Matters

UK Begins Bombing Syria After Pro-War Vote; Cameron Accuses Corbyn of Being “Terrorist Sympathizer”

In Spite of Peackeeping Efforts, UK Begins Bombing of Syria

Gulf oil spill: Manslaughter charges dropped against BP Deepwater Horizon supervisors

Marshall Islands Poet to the U.N. Climate Summit: “Tell Them We Are Nothing Without Our Islands”

Russia says Turkey’s Erdogan & family involved in illegal ISIS oil trade

San Bernardino Gunmen Kill at Least 14, Wound 17

Climate Crusader Bill McKibben Condemns Jailing of Ousted Maldives President, A Hero of Climate Movement

America's 20 Richest Own More Than Bottom Half

George W. Bush Created a "Sea of Blood"

Suspect in Colorado clinic shooting told he faces murder charge

Naomi Klein Comments on Obama, Trudeau & Austerity at U.N. Climate Summit

Chicago cop free after posting $1.5 million bail in Laquan McDonald's shooting

Noam Chomsky | The Hubris of the United States

First Freddie Gray trial begins in Baltimore as demoralized police prepare for potential riots

French Farmer-Activist José Bové on Paris Protest Ban: "We Are in Prison in Our Own Home"

Showdown on the Syrian Border: Vijay Prashad on Turkey’s Downing of Russian Jet

Global Protests Demand Climate Justice as World Leaders Open Pivotal Paris Summit

Global Climate March: Tens of thousands rally around the world against climate change

'Don't Bomb Syria': Protests Across the UK as Syria Vote Looms

Four People, Including Two Young Boys, Dead in Louisiana Murder-Suicide

Sea Shepherd Blasts Japan's Plan to Slaughter 4,000 Minke Whales

Burger King manager says Chicago cops erased shooting video of Laquan McDonald

When Surgeons Multitask: The Little-Known Practice of Concurrent Surgeries

Openly Gay Imam Creates Online School for LGBTQ-Friendly Islamic Philosophy

Forget ISIS: Humanity is at Stake

FDA's Approval of Genetically Engineered Salmon Based on Bad Science

Protesters Disrupt Black Friday to Demand Justice for Laquan McDonald

How Thanksgiving Narratives Erase the Genocide of Native Peoples

MSF Refutes Pentagon Probe into Hospital Attack

The War on Terror Is a War on Youth: Paris and the Impoverishment of the Future

Native American Genocide & Survival with Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, Elected After Popular Uprising, Defends Local Control of Schools

Chinese Textbooks Claim Homosexuality Is Disease; Student Sues

5 people shot near Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis

But Will Europe Address Muslims in "Marginalized Ghettos"?

What's Fueling Boko Haram Attacks in Nigeria?

Mali hotel attack: security forces hunt more than three suspects

Military Intervention Is the Problem, Not the Solution

Nick Turse on How Secret U.S. Drone Outposts Create Ill Will in Countries Across Africa

Air Force Whistleblowers Risk Prosecution to Warn Drone War Kills Civilians, Fuels Terror

"Numbing & Horrible": Former Drone Operator Brandon Bryant on His Haunting First Kill

Paris shootout: 2 dead, incl. female suicide bomber, 7 arrested as police, army hunt suspects

America's Empire of African Bases

Anonymous 'at war' with Isis, hacktivist group confirms

Russia confirms Sinai plane crash was the work of terrorists

Sanders Criticizes Clinton Iraq Vote: 2003 Invasion Unraveled Region & Led to Rise of ISIS

Paris Reels After 129 Killed in Deadliest Attacks in Decades

U.S. firefighter gets world's most extensive face transplant

Paris: You Don’t Want to Read This

Invasion of Iraq led to current instability, the worst foreign policy blunder, says Bernie Sanders

French jets drop 20 bombs in massive anti-ISIS raid in Syria

Natural Gas Leak Uncontained Outside Los Angeles for 3 Weeks

At least 10 killed as French high-speed train derails & catches fire near Strasbourg

Strong 7.0-magnitude quake hits off Japan coast

Eiffel Tower Peace Symbol Goes Viral in Wake of Paris Terrorist Attacks

General Strike In Greece Reignites Anti-Austerity Battle

Portland Oregon: Landmark Resolution Against Fossil Fuel Infrastructure Adopted

Paris rocked by explosions and shootouts leaving more than 140 dead

‘Unprecedented terrorist attacks’: French President declares state of emergency, closes borders

Fossil Fuel Companies Under Investigation for Role in Climate Change Denial

James K. Galbraith on the Human Cost of Inequality in the Neoliberal Age

Our Economy Is Not Working: Joseph Stiglitz on Widening Income Inequality & the Fight for $15

Joseph Stiglitz Slams Obama for Pushing the TPP

12-year-old boy among 3 arrested in South San Francisco stabbing

Criminalization of Children in the US Police State

Spain goes to court to block Catalonia secession bid

Monsanto Accused of Knowingly Polluting SF Bay with Toxic PCBs

"Another Yale is Possible": Students Confront Racism at Ivy League School

Disposable Children

Egypt Frees Top Reporter Hossam Bahgat After Chilling Reminder That Crackdown Continues

With Mass Civil Disobedience, Young Activists March Against 'Broken System'

The Digital Dog Ate Our Civil-Liberties Homework

Workers in 200+ cities nationwide rally for higher minimum wage

The Most Brazen Corporate Power Grab in American History

No Charges for Border Guards in Beating, Taser Death of Mexican Immigrant

Demands War Crimes Probe: More Details Emerge of Horrific US Bombing of Afghan Hospital