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Latest Breaking News

Health Insurance Companies Seek Big Rate Increases for 2016
30 min ago - http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/04/us/health-insura

Greek crisis: Yanis Varoufakis accuses Europe of terrorism - as it happened
1 hr ago - The Guardian

Iranian Foreign Minister: 'We have never been closer' to nuclear deal
1 hr ago - CNN

Cuba Confirms Defection of 2 Baseball Players During US Trip
2 hrs ago - ap

Ted Cruz Calls For US To Quit UN Human Rights Council After Vote Condemning Israel
6 hrs ago - INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES

Senator McCain: US must reassess Afghan troop withdrawal
7 hrs ago - ASSOCIATED PRESS

WEEKLY ADDRESS: Have a Safe and Happy Fourth of July
7 hrs ago - White House

Hundreds of Arizona Inmates to Be Moved Following Riot
9 hrs ago - AP

Bernie Sanders’ populism resonates with 2,500 in Council Bluffs
11 hrs ago - Omaha World Herald

NASCAR Tracks Unite, Jointly Ask Fans Not To Fly The Confederate Battle Flag
12 hrs ago - WSVN.com Channel 7 News Maimi Jul 03, 2015 3:59 PM

The Hague hit by riots after death of man in police custody
16 hrs ago - Associated Press

US Senator pushes amendment to shift power back to states
16 hrs ago - Associated Press

U.S. Stockpiles Powerful Bunker-Buster Bombs In Case Iran Nuclear Talks Fail
16 hrs ago - Los Angeles Times

First Colombia Medicalized Killing
18 hrs ago - National Review

NASCAR will not return to Donald Trump resort
20 hrs ago - USA Today

Pier shooting suspect had been released from S.F. Jail
20 hrs ago - San Francisco Chronicle

Greek economy close to collapse as food and medicine run short
21 hrs ago - The Guardian

Police get tips on girl found dead in bag in Boston Harbor
21 hrs ago - AP

Plan to curtail public records laws sparks uproar in Wisconsin
22 hrs ago - USA Today

United States Agrees to Settle Lawsuit Alleging Wrongful Deportation
23 hrs ago - NH Labor News

AFL-CIO Leader Tries To Quell Pro-Sanders Revolt
Yesterday - Politico

Jesse Ventura tells Alex Jones he might run for president: ‘I want more than two choices’
Yesterday - RawStory

Couple married 75 years die in each other's arms
Yesterday - USA Today

ISIS Publicly Smashes Syrian Artifacts
Yesterday - CNN

US Only Country To Stand With Israel As UNHRC Approves Gaza Resolution
Yesterday - Jerusalem Post

Same-sex couple in Mississippi goes to court to seek divorce
Yesterday - AP

Solar-powered plane lands in Hawaii after flight from Japan
Yesterday - AP

A group of Nobel Laureates have signed a declaration calling for urgent action on climate change
Yesterday - Quartz

Cliven Bundy says Rand Paul promised to make Nevada a ‘sovereign state’ if he’s elected president
Yesterday - RawStory/KNPR-FM

Charleston shooting investigation widens to include possible charges against additional suspects
Yesterday - RawStory/The Charlotte Observer

FDA clears Vertex’s new treatment for cystic fibrosis (at $259K a year!)
Yesterday - Boston Globe

Militants fire rocket into southern Israel -army
Yesterday - Reuters

Obama to host head of Vietnam communist party
Yesterday - AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

France says 'non' to Assange asylum plea
Yesterday - The Local France

German authorities seize tank, other WWII weapons in raid
Yesterday - AP

Republicans vote to dramatically scale back oversight of lawmakers, other public officials
Yesterday - Wisconsin State Jounal

Wisconsin man charged with threatening to kill Obama in La Crosse
Yesterday - The Wisconsin State Journal

Streetcar vote coming Monday; judge denies union's request
Yesterday - WCPO

White House Plans Domestic Policy Push
Yesterday - PoliticalWire/WallStreetJournal

Bundler Says Biden Is Planning a White House Bid
Yesterday - PoliticalWire/WashTimes

Hispanic leaders say Republican Party must condemn Trump
Yesterday - AP

Evacuated families wait for smoke from rail spill to clear
Yesterday - AP

AP Exclusive: China Ministry posted bootleg 'Liar's Poker'
Yesterday - AP

Palestinian Authority arrests 100 Hamas members in West Bank
Yesterday - AP

Politico union advocate not appeased by snack bar
Yesterday - W Post

Union lawsuit seek full pay despite no Illinois budget
Yesterday - WREX

Cash-strapped UN food agency reduces help to Syrian refugees
Yesterday - Yahoo! News / AP

U.N. says Burundi did not hold fair election, human rights violated
Yesterday - Yahoo! News / Reuters

Mormon Church makes first donation to Utah gay youth program
Yesterday - Yahoo! News / Reuters

California removes 'lynching' language from state law
Yesterday - Yahoo! News / Reuters

Salmonella bacteria could offer new hope to pancreatic cancer patients
Yesterday - SCPR

Five barges break loose on Mississippi River near Gramercy; two containing caustic soda sink
Yesterday - Baton Rouge Advocate

Train derailment, fire prompt evacuation in Tennessee
Yesterday - TimesDaily.com

Tonight's full moon ushers in July's 'blue moon'
Yesterday - Oregonian

Labor-force participation drops to lowest level since 1977
Thursday - Market Watch

No charges against Bill Cosby as investigators close Atlantic City rape case
Thursday - Philly.com

An American Has Died From Measles for the First Time Since 2003
Thursday - Gizmodo

Carmen’s Union calls for audit of MBTA pension plan
Thursday - Boston Globe

Whole Foods CEOs admit to overcharging, apologize
Thursday - CNN.com

7 police officers accused of torturing women
Thursday - Associated Press

Top Republican doubts Senate will confirm ambassador to Cuba
Thursday - Associated Press

Church shooting suspect's sister raises money for wedding
Thursday - Associated Press

Judge rejects ex-Goldman board member's bid for exoneration
Thursday - Associated Press

Bernie Sanders sees poll surge after series of record-breaking appearances
Thursday - The Guardian

IMF says Greece needs extra €60bn in funds and debt relief
Thursday - The Guardian

Voters reject tax increase to fund transit projects in Vancouver area
Thursday - Globe and Mail

Greek banks down to €500m in cash reserves as economy crashes
Thursday - The Telegraph

Democratic ex-Va. Sen. Jim Webb announces presidential bid
Thursday - CNN

Third Federal Court Formally Strikes Down Louisiana's Gay Marriage Ban
Thursday - TPM

Latest black church fire may not have been set by lightning, authorities say
Thursday - The Guardian

Big Majority in New Jersey See Christie as a Bad President
Thursday - Political Wire

Poll: Majority Sees Confederate Flag as Southern Pride Symbol, Not Racist
Thursday - CNN

Pro-Clinton Groups Raised More than $24 million in Second Quarter
Thursday - Wall Street Journal

Bernie Sanders Raises $15 Million In Just Two Months
Thursday - Huffington Post

Nigeria Boko Haram crisis: Militants 'kill 40' in Monguno
Thursday - BBC

'Wow, pulled back wrong throttle:' captain of crashed TransAsia plane
Thursday - Reuters

Salon Media’s Editorial Staff To Unionize with the Writers Guild of America, East
Thursday - WG East

AFTER TRADE DEAL, OBAMA SEEKS TO REPAIR RIFT WITH LABOR
Thursday - AP

Tesla tops 11,000 vehicles delivered in second quarter
Thursday - AP

Afghan court quashes Farkhunda mob killing death sentences
Thursday - BBC

General Discussion
'I thought that Greece had run out of money – so how can it afford a referendum?'
By Surya Gayatri - 4 sec ago

Video & Multimedia
Allan Savory: How to green the world's deserts and reverse climate change
By Quixote1818 - 3 min ago

Science
Pluto: The 'Other' Red Planet (NASA)
By eppur_se_muova - 5 min ago

General Discussion
More Trump Mexico Malfeasance: "Baja venture leaves buyers high and dry"
By SaintLouisBlues - 6 min ago

General Discussion: Primaries
Hillary Clinton Encourages Distraught Gay Child Depicted in Viral Photo
By riversedge - 8 min ago

Good Reads
The Dominican Time Bomb
By Judi Lynn - 10 min ago

Martin O'Malley
IA visit video added to DU for O'Malley Act Blue link
By Omaha Steve - 22 min ago

General Discussion: Primaries
What Being a democrat and having DU means to me
By Mbrow - 22 min ago

General Discussion
Joey Chestnut defeated! Matt Stonie Downs 62 Hot Dogs For Coney Island Title
By think - 22 min ago

Good Reads
My New Declaration of Independence
By Alan Grayson - 25 min ago

Latest Breaking News
Health Insurance Companies Seek Big Rate Increases for 2016
By CatWoman - 30 min ago

Bernie Sanders
Shout out to Bernie Sanders supporters: Please don't attack Hillary
By 99th_Monkey - 30 min ago

Bernie Sanders
‘Feel the Bern’: Activists spearhead Bernie Sanders social push
By Playinghardball - 32 min ago

General Discussion
*1776 the Movie coming up at 3:00 (edt, 12 minutes!)
By elleng - 34 min ago

Socialist Progressives
Not Our Independence Day
By TBF - 35 min ago

Economy
Bernie Sanders on the IMF & Greece...Thought you loved him before? Wait!
By mother earth - 36 min ago

General Discussion
Does your chosen candidate align your your political stances?
By Bubzer - 36 min ago

Bernie Sanders
You think you love Bernie Sanders, now....THIS is the best yet, no one is going to take this stance
By mother earth - 39 min ago

General Discussion
Take a guess: Most popular July 4th songs by state
By Surya Gayatri - 45 min ago

General Discussion
Happy Birthday, United States!
By Stinky The Clown - 50 min ago

General Discussion
Entire County Clerk's Office Resigns Over Same Sex Marriage
By kairos12 - 51 min ago

General Discussion: Primaries
O'Malley in IA video
By Omaha Steve - 51 min ago

General Discussion
Should the homeless be allowed to sleep in their cars? (Poll)
By Liberal_in_LA - 53 min ago

Sports
We have a new champion!!!
By El Supremo - 59 min ago

General Discussion: Primaries
"I was a really staunch Clinton candidate (IA)
By Omaha Steve - 59 min ago

Martin O'Malley
Democratic Presidential Candidate Visits Iowa
By Omaha Steve - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
Obama Plans Broader Use of Clemency to Free Nonviolent Drug Offenders
By still_one - 1 hr ago

Bernie Sanders
DU for Bernie Act Blue link has been updated
By Omaha Steve - 1 hr ago

General Discussion: Primaries
DU for Bernie Act Blue link has been updated
By Omaha Steve - 1 hr ago

General Discussion: Primaries
Martin O'Malley's son, William, 17, is traveling with his father
By bigtree - 1 hr ago

Latest Breaking News
Greek crisis: Yanis Varoufakis accuses Europe of terrorism - as it happened
By Surya Gayatri - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
The candidate that controls the "social media" will win the presidential election.
By kentuck - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
only three states now ban fireworks.. down from 30 in the 90s
By Liberal_in_LA - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
Have you become more intolerant of Southerners or just the South in general?
By kentuck - 1 hr ago

Photography
Red White and Blue
By NV Whino - 1 hr ago

Women's Rights & Issues
Oregon Residents Can Now Get Birth Control Prescription Without Doctor’s Visit
By Novara - 1 hr ago

Bernie Sanders
Compare Decide Vote!
By CountAllVotes - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
Scott Walker's Twitter message about 4th of July
By Beaverhausen - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
Happy Fourth for those of a *certain* age
By grasswire - 1 hr ago

Feminists
A gay, feminist badass from Massachusetts wrote "America the Beautiful"
By Gormy Cuss - 1 hr ago

Bernie Sanders
It is better to show up than to give up!
By Bellower - 1 hr ago

General Discussion: Primaries
It is better to show up than to give up!
By Bellower - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
Donald Trump's NEW Signature Collection Suit
By kpete - 1 hr ago

Latest Breaking News
Iranian Foreign Minister: 'We have never been closer' to nuclear deal
By boguspotus - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
.... the 4th
By kpete - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
How the South Skews America - We’d be less violent, more mobile & more normal if not for the Dixie.
By kpete - 2 hrs ago

Bernie Sanders
I don't know if you are on FB but if you are and "like"d Bernie...
By L0oniX - 2 hrs ago

Bernie Sanders
Robert Naiman (HuffPo): Bernie Sanders Will End the IMF's Economic Violence in Greece and Africa
By Jack Rabbit - 2 hrs ago

Good Reads
Nearly 80% of Americans Unable to Name Country They Celebrate Independence From
By EEO - 2 hrs ago

Pets
ATTENTION: Dog Food Recall
By LiberalElite - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
What has GOP done for workers? By Clint C. Gold
By JeffHead - 2 hrs ago

Bernie Sanders
Bernie Sanders turns into force on presidential campaign trail
By historylovr - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
How the South Skews America
By DonViejo - 2 hrs ago

Mental Health Support
you are not alone about the 4th of July
By olddots - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
The Atrocity Propaganda Ben Franklin Circulated
By Ichingcarpenter - 2 hrs ago

Hillary Clinton
*HILLARY GROUP* In House, liberals side with Clinton over Sanders
By yallerdawg - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
Man mocks alligators, jumps in water and is killed in Texas
By Contrary1 - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
The Automatic Earth: This Is Why The Euro Is Finished
By GliderGuider - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
Our DUTY as citizens: A reminder from July 4, 1776, that there
By rateyes - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion: Primaries
Why I support Bernie although I do not consider myself to be a Socialist.
By JDPriestly - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
Why are traditional economic indicators used to support the Administration?
By malthaussen - 2 hrs ago

Video & Multimedia
Ladies and Gentlemen, Our National Anthem . . . .
By Jack Rabbit - 2 hrs ago

Latest Breaking News
Cuba Confirms Defection of 2 Baseball Players During US Trip
By Bacchus4.0 - 2 hrs ago

Muslim/Islam
How Islamist Extremists Warp the Fatwa
By question everything - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
Research shows average family would now earn $156,000/yr if incomes had kept up with top earners
By snagglepuss - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
IMO, the proto-typical Teabagger was not Ronald Reagan, necessarily...
By YoungDemCA - 2 hrs ago

Bernie Sanders
Only in America
By JeffHead - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion: Primaries
Bernie will be on CNN tomorrow morning!
By Bellower - 2 hrs ago

Bernie Sanders
Bernie TV tomorrow...
By Bellower - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
Adams and Jefferson
By iandhr - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
America's richest take home 21.1 per cent of ALL income
By snagglepuss - 2 hrs ago

Bernie Sanders
Need attention for OP GD-P on Bernie's new endorsement by NH activist Dudley Dudley.
By appalachiablue - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
DIY expert makes a homemade solar-powered air conditioner in just FIVE MINUTES!!
By snagglepuss - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
Damned DIY Fireworks!
By MineralMan - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion: Primaries
What would Bernie do about highway robberies of new drugs?
By question everything - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
What an incredible, ambitious human experiment. So proud to be a part of it.
By kpete - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
A fun fact for July 4th
By iandhr - 2 hrs ago

Bernie Sanders
wealth does not equal virtue (crosspost)
By rbnyc - 2 hrs ago

Good Reads
The Declaration of Independence, in Congress, July 4, 1776
By elleng - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
KKK Celebrating July 4th With A Cross Burning, And They Want Folks To Bring The Kids
By kpete - 2 hrs ago