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Trump lawyer: There’s no Muslim ban because Trump thinks Islam is "one of the greatest countries"

HUD Secretary Ben Carson to propose raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies

Conservative justices signal willingness to uphold travel ban

After searching for more than 40 years, authorities say an ex-cop is the Golden State Killer

Two Court Cases Will Determine if the Judicial System Will Enforce the Constitution in the Face of Trump

North Korea Isn’t "Closing" Its Nuclear Test Site. It Collapsed.

Turning Point USA Keeps Accidentally Hiring Racists

Activists May Argue Pipeline Shutdown Was Necessary Due to Climate Change, Court Rules
-- Lorraine Chow of EcoWatch on BuzzFlash at Truthout

Medicaid Work Requirements: Trump's War on the Poor Expands, One State at a Time

Professor Randa Jarrar Cannot Be Fired for Not Eulogizing Barbara Bush
-- Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Comey Says FBI's Surveillance of MLK Was "Shameful" -- But Comey's FBI Targeted Black Activists and Muslim Communities Anyway

Joy Reid Pushes Back Against Brewing Blog Controversy

Kagan, Sotomayor Grill Trump Admin Lawyer: What If Travel Ban Targeted Jews?

Charles P. Pierce: I Don't Understand Gun Culture and I Never Will

No, Net Neutrality Isn't Officially Dead (Yet), And The FCC Is Stalling For A Reason

James Comey Retains Former US Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald as Personal Attorney

Flight Records Illuminate Mystery of Trump's Moscow Nights

Sean Hannity Kept Getting Deals on Properties Previously Owned by a Fraudster Specializing in Foreclosures

Coal Baron GOPer Says McConnell Has Conflict Over Wife's Chinese Birth

Florida Republicans may be forced to act on voting rights

More Than 100 Retired Military Leaders Raise Concerns About CIA Nominee Gina Haspel

Arizona special election: Narrow win unsettles Republicans

Pruitt scales back EPA’s use of science

Trump on the Loose, blasts Iran deal as 'insane' and 'ridiculous' as Macron looks on

Trump Signals His VA Nominee Should Voluntarily Withdraw

Walmart's CEO earns 1,188 times as much as the company's median worker

US Senate Panel Narrowly Backs Pompeo for Secretary of State

Trump is erasing racial diversity from the South's federal courts

Pruitt promised polluters EPA will value their profits over American lives

Michael Cohen case shines light on Sean Hannity's property empire

President's pick for VA faces delay over allegations on work environment, drinking

Outrage growing over Black woman's arrest in Alabama Waffle House by white police officers

They spewed hate. Then they punctuated it with the president’s name

Bernie Sanders to Introduce Plan to Guarantee Every American a Job

Mick Mulvaney quietly changes the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's name

Trump's First Salvo in Push to Weaken Vehicle Standards Struck Down by Court

How Pruitt's EPA Is Delaying, Weakening and Repealing Clean Air Rules

White House Telling Republicans To Tone Down Pruitt Defenses

Betsy DeVos Is Making It Easier for Schools to Send Black Kids—Like This 13-Year-Old Girl—to Jail

America’s Fentanyl Problem Is Reaching a Whole New Group of Users

New Report Details Dozens of Corrupt Border Patrol Agents—Just As Trump Wants to Hire More

Deforestation Has Driven Up Hottest Day Temperatures, Study Says

New Jersey Passes Nation's Toughest Ban on Offshore Oil Drilling

Paraguay election: Mario Abdo Benítez victory recalls brutal dictatorship

US and North Korea expectations over denuclearization appear to collide

Michael Brown’s Mother Is Considering a Run for Ferguson City Council

Dallas police officer dies, two others in critical condition following shooting at Home Depot

VA nominee Ronny Jackson faces explosive new allegations of drinking, wrecking government vehicle

How Mike Pence Enshrined Life-Threatening Catholic Hospital Religious Practices Into Indiana Law

US Waits for Trump to Tackle Drug Pricing as Big Pharma Goes on Lobbying Blitz
Trump postponed a speech on bringing down prescription drug prices this week after promising to roll out a set of sweeping policy proposals.

Qatari man held for 13 years over links to al-Qaida: I was tortured on US soil

After the hugs and kisses, Macron rips Trumpism

Eight Years After BP Oil Spill, Sick Cleanup Workers Still Waiting for Day in Court

McConnell Fast-Tracks Approval of Trump's Federal Judges
-- Mark Karlin for BuzzFlash at Truthout

Bernie Sanders to Unveil Jobs Guarantee Plan

Incel, the misogynist ideology that inspired the deadly Toronto attack, explained

Trump White House Now Just Openly Courting Corruption

Michael Cohen: Life Since the FBI Raid

Medical marijuana legislation gets support of key House Republican

CIA's legacy of torture lives on in Thailand

Flint Crisis, Four Years On: What Little Trust Is Left Continues to Wash Away

Mulvaney: I Only Talked To Lobbyists Who Donated To My Congressional Campaign

Trump's Election Nightmare: Losing the House and Senate in November

This Is What People Whose Lives Have Been Upended by the Travel Ban Want to Tell the Supreme Court

US Federal Judge Says DACA Must Resume After 90 Days

The EPA ousted science advisers. Now it’s going after the science itself.

Can Trump's VA pick make it though the week?

New Jersey Passes Nation's Toughest Ban on Offshore Oil Drilling
-- Lorraine Chow

Alleged Toronto Van Attacker’s Facebook Profile Linked to ‘Incels,’ Praised Mass Killer

The Trump-Hannity Relationship Takes Conservatives One More Step Toward the Moral Low Ground

Iran warns Trump it might withdraw from Non-Proliferation Treaty

The NRA just broke a 15-year fundraising record

Drones will soon decide who to kill

How is Trump’s "John Barron" Fortune 400 Scam Not an Earth-Shattering Story?

John Bolton presided over anti-Muslim think tank

Retired military leaders protest Gina Haspel's nomination as CIA director

Half of Amazon’s employees make less than about $28,000 per year

Here’s how Homeland Security manipulates numbers to make immigrant crime look worse than it really is

Arizona election is bellwether of Democratic enthusiasm in GOP stronghold

Exploitative Payday Lenders Resist Consumer Protection Regulation

Facebook Reveals Secret Rulebook for Deleting Posts and Accounts

These Five States Lead the Nation in Marijuana Arrests

At least one Sinclair station has been trying to cast doubt on climate science

The Goldman Prize missed the black heroes of Flint — just like the media did

Trump VA Pick On Rocks Over Allegations Of ‘Hostile Work Environment,’ ‘Excessive Drinking’

Detroit is about to cut off water for thousands of people

California’s Weather Whiplash

Koch Network reevaluating midterm strategy amid frustrations with GOP

Trump administration extends opioid public health emergency

Democrats Are Primed to Win Big, Reclaim the House, and Save Our Democracy. Here’s How They Could Blow It