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Latest Breaking News

Boehner Calls Impeachment Talk Democratic 'Scam'
1 hr ago - http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/boehner-c

China Raids Microsoft Offices in Anti-Monopoly Investigation
1 hr ago - Bloomberg

Russian Lawmakers Draft Bill On 'Aggressor Countries'
1 hr ago - Radio Free Europe

U.S. Homeownership Rate Falls to 19-year Low in Second Quarter
1 hr ago - Reuters

Breaking: Consumer Confidence in U.S. Rises to Highest Since October 2007
1 hr ago - Bloomberg

Turkish PM Erdogan returning Jewish American award
1 hr ago - AP

US home price gains slow for 6th straight month (link fixed)
1 hr ago - AP-Excite

Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors
2 hrs ago - AP-Excite

Gaza official: At least 100 killed Tuesday in Gaza
3 hrs ago - AP-Excite

Center of main rebel city in Ukraine hit by shells
3 hrs ago - AP-Excite

Heatwave kills 15; more than 8,000 hospitalised
4 hrs ago - JapanToday

Afghanistan bomber kills president's cousin Hashmat Karzai
7 hrs ago - BBC

Bay Area for-profit colleges shut down
10 hrs ago - SF Chronicle

Rocket blasts off with U.S. ‘neighborhood watch’ spy satellites
14 hrs ago - Reuters

White House: EU, US to Impose New Russia Sanctions
14 hrs ago - Associated Press/TIME

Harry Reid: Israel May Need More Aid
14 hrs ago - Politico

Russians’ Test Called Breach Of Missile Pact
14 hrs ago - New York Times

U.S. Condensate Oil Export Requests Put on Hold for Now.
15 hrs ago - nyt/reuters

Dollar Tree steps up fight, buys Family Dollar
15 hrs ago - AP-Excite

Lawmaker sorry he mistook US officials as Indian
16 hrs ago - Associated Press

Texan Castro Sworn In as New Housing Secretary.
16 hrs ago - nyt/ap

Margot Adler, An NPR Journalist For Three Decades, Dies
17 hrs ago - National Public Radio

Mining deaths on rise, 22 in first half of 2014
17 hrs ago - Associated Press

U.S. court backs government demand for names of 'straw buyers' of guns
17 hrs ago - Reuters

Israeli PM warns of prolonged campaign in Gaza war
17 hrs ago - AP-Excite

Storms knock down US-Mexico fence in Arizona
17 hrs ago - Associated Press

Donald Sterling loses court battle to prevent sale of Clippers
17 hrs ago - LA Times

US fuming over Israeli criticism of Kerry
18 hrs ago - AP-Excite

FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M
20 hrs ago - Associated Press

Medicare hospital fund to last 4 years longer
20 hrs ago - AP-EXCITE

Poor Families Recieve 'Supervouchers' To Rent In City's Priciest Buildings (Chicago Gold Coast)
21 hrs ago - Crains Business Journal

Smith & Wesson pays SEC penalty after being accused of bribing
21 hrs ago - MassLive.com

BREAKING: US Appeals Court: Va. Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional
22 hrs ago - Associated Press / Reuters

U.S. surveillance programs threaten freedom of press, report says
Yesterday - Reuters

Israeli Airstrike Hits Main Gaza Hospital, Palestinian Officials Say
Yesterday - CBS / AP

IATA seeks meeting with Venezuela president over money owed to airlines
Yesterday - Reuters

Police team turns back from Ukraine crash site
Yesterday - AP-EXCITE

Bob McDonnell Goes on Trial Today
Yesterday - Governing

Pakistan mob kills woman, girls, over 'blasphemous' Facebook post
Yesterday - Reuters

'Bad luck' ensured that asteroid impact wiped out dinosaurs
Yesterday - BBC News

Fears over massive Libya fuel fire
Yesterday - BBC News Africa

Ebola outbreak: Liberia shuts most border points
Yesterday - BBC News

UN Warns of Alarming Malnutrition rates in Somali capital
Yesterday - arab news

Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Downing of MH17 'may amount to a war crime', says UN
Yesterday - Straits Tmies / AFP

Gaza crisis: UN calls for immediate ceasefire
Yesterday - BBC

First lady: 2014 election key
Yesterday - politico

Veterans' Affairs committee chairmen reach deal on legislation
Sunday - CBS News

Survey: US gas prices fall 9 cents to $3.58
Sunday - AP-Excite

Obama Tells Netanyahu US Is Worried About Worsening Conditions In Gaza, Civilian Deaths
Sunday - Associated Press

International team cancels visit to MH17 crash site amid fighting
Sunday - AP, AFP, Reuters, dpa

Boko Haram kidnaps wife of Cameroon's vice PM, kills at least three
Sunday - news.msn.com

U.S.: Satellite Imagery Shows Russians Shelling Eastern Ukraine
Sunday - TIME

After Rejecting a Cease-Fire, Hamas Proposes a New One
Sunday - NY Times

Boy with inoperable brain cancer, 6, receives 15,000 birthday cards and gifts from strangers
Sunday - The Independent

California Wildfires: Sand Fire Grows, Destroys Homes, Hundreds Evacuated
Sunday - Weather.com

Libya clashes kill 'at least 36' in Benghazi
Sunday - BBC

U.S. plans widespread seismic testing of seafloor
Sunday - Associated Press

Pope: World War I should teach us: No more war
Sunday - AP

Official: Ebola Kills Senior Doctor In Liberia
Sunday - AP

House Republicans: Libya mess reflects failed U.S. policy
Sunday - USA Today

FAST FOOD WORKERS VOW CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE
Sunday - AP

Gaza militants launch big rocket salvo at Israel
Sunday - AP / ABC

World War II Veteran Gets Hero’s Welcome
Sunday - Army News Service

Federal judge declares D.C. ban on carrying handguns in public unconstitutional
Sunday - Washington Post

Nissan expands recall prompted by faulty air bag
Sunday - AP-Excite

EU sends advisers to help Ukraine bring law and order to rebel areas
Saturday - Guardian (UK)

US Sen. Pat Roberts Wide Lead Narrows, Gov. Brownback Still Trailing (KANSAS in play for Democrats)
Saturday - The Topeka Capital Journal-5 hours ago

Israel Extends Truce As Gaza Death Toll Over 1,000 (Update Hamas Rejects)
Saturday - Associated Press

Donetsk residents flee fighting; Russians report spike in Ukrainian refugees
Saturday - CNN

Gaza ceasefire reveals full extent of Israeli destruction
Saturday - The Guardian

Some in 'torture' report denied chance to read it
Saturday - AP-EXCITE

President Obama: Weekly Address: Closing Corporate Tax Loopholes
Saturday - White House

US Evacuates Embassy in Libya Amid Clashes
Saturday - ABC News

UN 'may include' Isis on Syrian war crimes list
Saturday - BBC News

Ukraine rebels go to the museum -- for WWII tanks and cannons
Saturday - AFP

Ethics panel to review Bobby Rush (D-IL), Ed Whitfield (R-KY)
Saturday - Politico

Little hope in White House for emergency funds to stem influx of migrants at border
Saturday - Washington Post

LA coroner: Burglar killed by homeowner not pregnant
Saturday - CBS news

California courts Tesla for its battery 'Gigafactory'
Saturday - USA Today

Freshman Congressman (R-Duh) Mistakes Senior Government Officials for Foreigners
Saturday - The Cable

General Discussion
Luckovich toon
By Playinghardball - 3 min ago

Politics 2014
Handle With Care: Pot Issue Unnerves 2016 Contenders
By Purveyor - 3 min ago

General Discussion
So the latest GOP talking point is it's the Obama Administration who's bringing up empeachment
By bigdarryl - 4 min ago

Good Reads
NRA's Murder Mystery
By MinM - 6 min ago

General Discussion
54 Fabulous Colorized Photos From the Last Century
By FourScore - 7 min ago

General Discussion
U.S. State Department: China Tested Anti-satellite Weapon
By Purveyor - 9 min ago

General Discussion
House whip won’t rule out impeachment
By steve2470 - 9 min ago

General Discussion
More break down of that KY poll that came out showing McTurtle with 2 point lead
By bigdarryl - 9 min ago

LGBT
Catholic parishioners to leadership: "We've had enough. We want a change."
By theHandpuppet - 15 min ago

General Discussion
Protecting Oil from Mexico's Drug Cartels: Cocaine & Crude
By snooper2 - 17 min ago

General Discussion
Feeling Left Out of Global Turmoil, North Korea Threatens Nuclear Strike on White House
By Purveyor - 18 min ago

General Discussion
Bill O’Reilly: It’s ‘part of the culture’ in the ‘ghetto’ for 9-year-olds to smoke weed
By Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin - 20 min ago

General Discussion
Cop Arrests Man, Forced Him to Leave Family Pet on the Side of the Freeway to Die
By Garion_55 - 21 min ago

General Discussion
Keep the kids....
By Playinghardball - 22 min ago

General Discussion
Poultry Salad
By snooper2 - 32 min ago

General Discussion
Mining and using coal is "God's will!"
By Archae - 33 min ago

General Discussion
...and to the Koch brothers, you don't have enough damn money to buy us away...
By Playinghardball - 33 min ago

Video & Multimedia
Pic Of The Moment: Refuses To Expand Medicaid In The State Of Mississippi...
By EarlG - 36 min ago

General Discussion
Larry Klayman is back, just as stupid as ever...
By Archae - 37 min ago

General Discussion
Did I miss the DU threads about Alex Wagner resigning from MSNBC?
By Atman - 40 min ago

General Discussion
DENMARK’S NEAR-ZERO-WASTE WONDER
By HuckleB - 41 min ago

General Discussion
Crist promises Day 1 order banning LGBT discrimination in state agencies
By William769 - 42 min ago

Video & Multimedia
Best News Bloopers July 2014
By moedookie - 47 min ago

General Discussion
One thing I've learned: You cannot apply the same ethical standards to those without power as ...
By redgreenandblue - 48 min ago

Good Reads
Gaming Israel and Palestine
By flamingdem - 51 min ago

General Discussion
OK---let's play the "NO SHIT" game...
By trumad - 51 min ago

General Discussion
The Crude Gamble of Oil by Rail: Bomb Trains
By snooper2 - 54 min ago

General Discussion
Fist Bumps Relay 90% Less Germs Than Handshakes
By Inkfreak - 55 min ago

General Discussion
All the Blood in Your Body (re: Ebola in Africa)
By WilliamPitt - 55 min ago

Birders
Agressive Rufous hummingbird!
By PasadenaTrudy - 55 min ago

Politics 2014
Dog vs Politician
By Sunlei - 56 min ago

Video & Multimedia
TYT: Actress Convicted For Sending Obama Ricin-Laced Letters
By WhoIsNumberNone - 57 min ago

General Discussion
One reason Time Warner execs are happy to sell: $80-million golden parachutes
By n2doc - 1 hr ago

Interfaith Group
Gaza violence casts a pall on Eid celebrations
By hrmjustin - 1 hr ago

Latest Breaking News
Boehner Calls Impeachment Talk Democratic 'Scam'
By herding cats - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
The US has lost tens of thousands of AK-47s in Afghanistan
By n2doc - 1 hr ago

Latest Breaking News
China Raids Microsoft Offices in Anti-Monopoly Investigation
By alp227 - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
"Democracy Now" interviews Professor Ilan Papp'e & Info about the Three Killed Israeli Teenagers...
By KoKo - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
Time to pile on David Gregory
By ChairmanAgnostic - 1 hr ago

Video & Multimedia
Rachel Maddow - Boehner resurrects Romney's debunked smear
By Galraedia - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
The 'Terror Tunnels'
By riverwalker - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
Think you can make it on minimum wage?
By davidthegnome - 1 hr ago

Video & Multimedia
TYT: Sarah Palin Channel All About Getting Money Out Of Wallets
By WhoIsNumberNone - 1 hr ago

Religion
So the Satanists are on the side of Good? Really? No, seriously, really?
By riqster - 1 hr ago

Video & Multimedia
Cliven Bundy Ignited a Hellstorm of Right Wing Hate
By GoLeft TV - 1 hr ago

Politics 2014
New Generic Ballot Surveys Don’t Show Signs of Republican Wave
By n2doc - 1 hr ago

Education
‘Education reform’ now a pejorative term to many progressive Democrats
By n2doc - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
English cricketer banned by International Cricket Council from wearing Save Gaza wristbands
By malaise - 1 hr ago

Video & Multimedia
Rachel Maddow - Congress targets Obama before long vacation
By Galraedia - 1 hr ago

Latest Breaking News
Russian Lawmakers Draft Bill On 'Aggressor Countries'
By reorg - 1 hr ago

Good Reads
"A GOP Ultimatum to Vlad"
By KoKo - 1 hr ago

Latest Breaking News
U.S. Homeownership Rate Falls to 19-year Low in Second Quarter
By Hissyspit - 1 hr ago

Latest Breaking News
Breaking: Consumer Confidence in U.S. Rises to Highest Since October 2007
By Hissyspit - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
From WaPo: The one thing everyone in Israel seems to agree on: John Kerry blew it
By mylye2222 - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
Is the internet now just one big human experiment?
By RKP5637 - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
Vulture fund Paul Singer, squeezing Argentina, extorted US taxpayers and shipped industry to China
By brentspeak - 1 hr ago

Latest Breaking News
Turkish PM Erdogan returning Jewish American award
By alp227 - 1 hr ago

Video & Multimedia
Rachel Maddow - Women's clinic cites GOP pressure in closing
By Galraedia - 1 hr ago

Pets
TVHR--a solution to the feral cat population?
By ginnyinWI - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
Obama begs Republicans to impeach him to motivate Democrats for mid-terms
By DetlefK - 1 hr ago

Politics 2014
Millions Pay for Rare Opportunity to Hear Sarah Palin Speak
By Zorro - 1 hr ago

Video & Multimedia
Rachel Maddow - Obama working, do-nothing Congress resists
By Galraedia - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
Back on the 4th of July, I was in my garage...
By mindwalker_i - 1 hr ago

History of Feminism
Comic-Con's dark side: Harassment amid the fantasy
By LanternWaste - 1 hr ago

Video & Multimedia
Rachel Maddow - Governor's criminal trial to focus on gifts
By Galraedia - 1 hr ago

Video & Multimedia
Rachel Maddow - Criminal trial of former governor begins
By Galraedia - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
Mary Ann Tétreault: Behind door number 3 in Iraq
By LuckyTheDog - 1 hr ago

Latest Breaking News
US home price gains slow for 6th straight month (link fixed)
By Omaha Steve - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
Fist bumps less germ-riddled than handshakes
By malaise - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
Delta to offer free entertainment on U.S. flights
By Yavin4 - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
Did YOU hear RFK, Jr. mentioned in the Public Eye over the last 18 months? (Poll)
By Octafish - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
I heard yesterday from a staunch Republican that
By MineralMan - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
The IRS Says It Will Finally Enforce the Rules Barring Pastors Endorsing Candidates from the Pulpit
By riqster - 2 hrs ago

Religion
Question about lying.
By DetlefK - 2 hrs ago

History of Feminism
Just a reminder about a huge success story
By intaglio - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
Lets do experiment with the rightys you know in real life...
By randys1 - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
State Cuts to Jobless Benefits Did Not Help Workers or Taxpayers
By xchrom - 2 hrs ago

Interfaith Group
Note to this group on the hosting changes coming to the site today.
By hrmjustin - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
Did you know that the German word for "head" is "kopf?"
By MrScorpio - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
Democratic pastor running for Congress: Strip club endorsement a blessing
By brooklynite - 2 hrs ago