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Latest Breaking News

California school retires divisive Arab mascot
1 hr ago - AP

WHO: Senegal Ebola case 'a top priority emergency'
3 hrs ago - By BABACAR DIONE

Ferguson police are using body cameras
4 hrs ago - St Louis Post Dispatch

Federal judge blocks enforcement of new Louisiana abortion law
4 hrs ago - AP

ISIS: Italy Steps Up Security After Reports that Pope Francis Might Be a Target of the Terror Group
5 hrs ago - hngn

Germany to send rifles, tank busters to aid Kurds
6 hrs ago - AP-Excite

House, Senate intel chiefs flag Islamic State risk
6 hrs ago - AP-Excite

Israel Claims West Bank Land For Possible Settlement Use, Draws U.S. Rebuke
8 hrs ago - REUTERS

'Hundreds' of Americans linked to IS: lawmaker
8 hrs ago - AFP

Isis: Leading British Muslims issue fatwa condemning terror group
9 hrs ago - The Belfast Telegraph (NI)

Car tied to suspected threat against Obama found in Connecticut
9 hrs ago - Reuters/Yahoo

Protesters march against Nato summit
10 hrs ago - The Telegraph

Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan
10 hrs ago - AP-Excite

Wingnut Oathkeepers Cop Dan Page Retires With Full Pension
13 hrs ago - Crooks And Liars

Bahrain arrests top human rights activist
13 hrs ago - Al Jazeera

Michael Sam Clears Waivers, Now is a Free Agent
14 hrs ago - YardBarker.com

ISIS siege of Iraqi town over after U.S. airstrikes, aid drops
14 hrs ago - CNN

Pro-Russian Rebels Claim Attack on Ukrainian Naval Ship
14 hrs ago - Voice of America

Islamist Militia Claims To Have 'Secured' U.S. Embassy Compound In Libya
14 hrs ago - Associated Press

Richardson: Obama right to wait on ISIS strategy
15 hrs ago - The Hill

Poll: McConnell leads Grimes by 4 points
16 hrs ago - The Hill

Top Dem: Obama 'Too Cautious' In Confronting ISIS
16 hrs ago - http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/feinstein-ob

White House: Obama Will Continue To Take His Time With ISIS Strategy
16 hrs ago - TPM

Israeli fire on Gaza town raises war crimes claim
18 hrs ago - AP-Excite

Putin wants 'statehood' for eastern Ukraine
19 hrs ago - Reuters

Iraqi forces 'reach besieged Amerli'
19 hrs ago - BBC

3 killed as protesters clash with Pakistan police
20 hrs ago - AP-Excite

Ted Cruz Calls Obama A 'Kitty Cat' Next To The Russian Bear
Yesterday - Business Insider

U.S. military carries out airstrikes, aid drops to Iraqi town surrounded by ISIS
Yesterday - CNN

Iraqi minority vows death before IS capture (Amerli, Iraq)
Yesterday - Al Jazeera

Ecuador may ditch dollar with world’s first govt-issued digital currency
Yesterday - Associated Press

N-plant interviews may come out in early Sept.
Yesterday - Yomiuri Shimbun

US Rep. Joe Kennedy on trip to Central America
Yesterday - Associated Press

Trapped miners rescued
Yesterday - Associated Press

New voting machines set for New Mexico election
Yesterday - Associated Press

5 US airstrikes target Islamic State fighters
Saturday - AP-Excite

People rally to demand more transparency in fatal Walmart shooting
Saturday - WLWT

At least 6 Ferguson officers apart from Brown shooter have been named in lawsuits
Saturday - W Post

NYPD under investigation for another restraint-related death
Saturday - AP-CS Monitor

Michael Sam cut by the St. Louis Rams
Saturday - Deadspin

Pakistan protesters clash with Islamabad police
Saturday - BBC

Saudi King Says Terrorists Will Reach Europe In A Month, America In Two
Saturday - Associated Press

Russia Pushing Ukraine Conflict to ‘Point of No Return,’ E.U. Leader Says
Saturday - New York Times

U.S. Adds Penalties Amid Resistance by Iran to Inspection of Nuclear Work
Saturday - New York Times

International Group Says It Will Take 20 Years To Build Adequate Housing For Gaza
Saturday - Associated Press

Ebola virus has mutated during course of outbreak
Saturday - Wapo

Nearly Three Dozen Trapped U.N. Peacekeepers Safely Rescued In Golan
Saturday - REUTERS

Weekly Address: This Labor Day, Let’s Talk About the Minimum Wage
Saturday - White House

Russian Tanks Flatten Ukrainian Town, Ukraine Military Says
Saturday - Reuters

Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights
Saturday - AP

China Warns Foreign Powers Not To Use Hong Kong As A 'Bridgehead'
Saturday - REUTERS

Iraq conflict: Kurds 'recapture oilfields from IS'
Saturday - BBC

Cameron plans to seize suspects' passports in response to terrorist threat
Saturday - Guardian

Texas National Guard troops forced to go to food banks for help amid paycheck delays
Saturday - Reuters

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes challenges senators who harassed Kirsten Gillibrand to come forward
Saturday - Raw Story

Border Patrol Agent Fires at Armed Militia Member
Saturday - Associated Press

Omaha police dog dragged suspect away from gun in Wendy's robbery, official says
Saturday - Omaha World Herald

U.S. authorities investigate suspected threat against Obama: reports
Saturday - Reuters/Yahoo

Study Shows Most White Americans Don't Have Black Friends
Saturday - Huffington Post

Obama to raise federal, military pay by 1 percent
Saturday - ASSOCIATED PRESS

Marathon bombing suspect: Delay trial until 2015
Saturday - ASSOCIATED PRESS

Unruly Taxi Passenger's Death in Midtown Ruled Homicide From Police Restraint: Medical Examiner
Saturday - NBC News

Homeland Security: Islamic State poses no specific threat within the United States
Saturday - Reuters

Texas GOP candidate Greg Abbott backs out of only televised debate against Wendy Davis
Saturday - Reuters

Ebola outbreak: Senegal confirms first case
Saturday - BBC News

Ebola: Experimental drug ZMapp is '100% effective' in animal trials
Saturday - BBC

Rick Perry serves up red meat at Koch-backed summit
Saturday - Politico

Police departments admit losing military weapons
Saturday - Atlanta Journal-Constitution

George Galloway badly injured in street attack
Friday - guardian UK

Utah university removes Reid's name from center
Friday - AP

Mitch McConnell's campaign manager resigns after Iowa bribery scandal deepens
Friday - Lexington Herald-Leader

BREAKING: Restrictive Texas Abortion Law Blocked by Judge
Friday - Associated Press

“I’m not your brother!”: Video reveals police’s stunning double-standard for black Americans
Friday - Salon

Kraft issues voluntary recall of some American Singles cheese product
Friday - Reuters

U.K. Wants EU to Block Russia From SWIFT Banking Network
Friday - Bloomberg

Palestinian Leader: Hamas Needlessly Prolonged War
Friday - ASSOCIATED PRESS

Florida GOP's Quasi-Obamacare Alternative Has Signed Up 30 People
Friday - TPM

Officer Who Told Protestors 'I Will F*cking Kill You' Forced To Resign
Friday - TPM

Judge Tosses Out McDaniel Challenge To Senate Runoff Results
Friday - TPM

Pentagon: Iraq operations cost $560 million so far
Friday - The Associated Press

General Discussion
If you missed Bigtree's posts about Ferguson before he left....here's a link. They are moving.
By madfloridian - 4 min ago

History of Feminism
From riot grasps to "Girls" Tina Fey and Kathleen Hanna----
By ismnotwasm - 23 min ago

Israel/Palestine
How freedom of speech was crushed during Protective Edge
By Israeli - 28 min ago

General Discussion
two complaints I have heard in the past 12 hours I thought I would past on or get advice.
By diabeticman - 46 min ago

Weird News
Dumb Criminals: Motorcyclist Brags About Speed After Leading Cops On Pursuit
By Initech - 57 min ago

General Discussion
Two social workers killed in a shooting at a welfare office in New Zealand today
By wickerwoman - 57 min ago

General Discussion
Demand a plan
By ismnotwasm - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
If you click on Jennifer Lawrence's naked pictures, you're perpetuating her abuse
By alp227 - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
I was threatened with rape today
By BainsBane - 1 hr ago

Latest Breaking News
California school retires divisive Arab mascot
By alp227 - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
Senate Has Had Enough of CIA Snooping. 8/31/2014 Oregonian
By grasswire - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
Been In The ER/Hospital Since Friday Morning.. MommaT Is Gonna Be OK... Keep Fighting The Good Fight
By WillyT - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
Why do we tolerate corruption; and babbling BS?
By laserhaas - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
WTF ...127
By pbmus - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
Gov. Perry withdraws 'unauthorized' Twitter post
By RandySF - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
I have a feeling Celebrity Gate is due to an NSA worker collecting images and now selling them.
By joshcryer - 2 hrs ago

LGBT
Mississippi man victim of rape during 'gay therapy'
By shenmue - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
Why Democrats will keep the Senate: A contrarian analysis of the 2014 midterms
By jaysunb - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
Today is the 75th anniversary of the start of World War II.
By roamer65 - 3 hrs ago

General Discussion
"Online Superheroes: Battle for the Internet"
By Jamaal510 - 3 hrs ago

General Discussion
Three wealthy people donated 98.5% of funds to oppose FL marijuana initiative.
By madfloridian - 3 hrs ago

General Discussion
Do Both Liberals and Conservatives Have Taxing and Spending All Wrong?
By applegrove - 3 hrs ago

Economy
The leveraged buyout of America
By eridani - 3 hrs ago

Video & Multimedia
"Flashmob" across 9 different cities in Siberia
By newthinking - 3 hrs ago

General Discussion
I'm missing something re Tony Stewart
By Marthe48 - 3 hrs ago

General Discussion
Paul Krugman:The Medicare Miracle
By cal04 - 3 hrs ago

General Discussion
US Trained Alaskans As 'Stay-Behind Agents' In Case Of Russian Invasion
By RandySF - 3 hrs ago

Latest Breaking News
WHO: Senegal Ebola case 'a top priority emergency'
By Omaha Steve - 3 hrs ago

General Discussion
From NY to Texas, KKK recruits with candies and fliers
By marmar - 4 hrs ago

General Discussion
Joh McCain--King of Bad Judgment
By eridani - 4 hrs ago

General Discussion
Are we becoming more STUPID? IQ scores are decreasing
By damnedifIknow - 4 hrs ago

Latest Breaking News
Ferguson police are using body cameras
By kpete - 4 hrs ago

General Discussion
Driverless Cars (cartoon)
By marmar - 4 hrs ago

Men's Group
Have you ever been questioned or one of your children asked if they were ok while out in public?
By ProudToBeBlueInRhody - 4 hrs ago

General Discussion
Not The Onion…
By MrScorpio - 4 hrs ago

General Discussion
"Study: Citizens United elected more Republicans"
By applegrove - 4 hrs ago

Atheists & Agnostics
Machine Guns and Jesus Christ by A Sheep at the Wheel
By edgineered - 4 hrs ago

General Discussion
Shut Discussionist down!...
By trumad - 4 hrs ago

General Discussion
"Audacity of Taupe"
By sheshe2 - 4 hrs ago

General Discussion
President Carter At Islamic Conference: ‘The Principles of Allah’ Are The Key To Peace
By Purveyor - 4 hrs ago

General Discussion
Some Ukrainians On The Front Lines Losing Faith In Europe
By Purveyor - 4 hrs ago

General Discussion
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Tweets Ugly Image, Deletes It, Then Says it Was "Unauthorized"
By kpete - 4 hrs ago

General Discussion
Pro-Palestinian March Draws 500 in Downtown Detroit
By Purveyor - 4 hrs ago

General Discussion
This was the commercial I just saw.
By Initech - 4 hrs ago

General Discussion
WTF ...126
By pbmus - 4 hrs ago

Latest Breaking News
Federal judge blocks enforcement of new Louisiana abortion law
By TexasTowelie - 4 hrs ago

General Discussion
Reps Royce, Engel To Embark on Bipartisan Mission To Israel
By Purveyor - 4 hrs ago

General Discussion
The reluctant mystic
By easttexaslefty - 4 hrs ago

General Discussion
Israel claims West Bank land for possible settlement use, draws U.S. rebuke
By Karmadillo - 4 hrs ago

General Discussion
Why Democrats will keep the Senate: A contrarian analysis of the 2014 midterms
By still_one - 5 hrs ago

General Discussion
Iran Warns New Sanctions Could Spark 'Unpleasant' Response, Create Distrust
By Purveyor - 5 hrs ago

Latest Breaking News
ISIS: Italy Steps Up Security After Reports that Pope Francis Might Be a Target of the Terror Group
By bloomington-lib - 5 hrs ago

General Discussion
Florida’s $900K Obamacare alternative draws 30 subscribers, considers selling pet insurance
By Katashi_itto - 5 hrs ago

Sports
There weren't any upsets in college football.
By El Supremo - 5 hrs ago

History of Feminism
Convicted Steubenville Rapist Playing Football Again
By eridani - 5 hrs ago

General Discussion
Bavarian bakers threaten strike during Oktoberfest, pretzel shortages loom
By Katashi_itto - 5 hrs ago

General Discussion
How can you tell whether Russia has invaded Ukraine?
By Karmadillo - 5 hrs ago

History of Feminism
There's A Changing Trend Related To Sex In The U.S. It Looks Quite Empowering
By eridani - 5 hrs ago

General Discussion
So when Russia invaded Georgia, I remember the repukes and others talking big, and threatening this
By still_one - 5 hrs ago

General Discussion
White man jaywalks with gun...guess what happens?
By eridani - 5 hrs ago

General Discussion
"New evidence coming in Chris Christie's Bridgegate scandal?"
By applegrove - 5 hrs ago

General Discussion
Civil wars in Palestine/Israel, Syria, Iraq, Russia, Libya. Obama is holding back the dogs of war.
By Fred Sanders - 5 hrs ago

General Discussion
After reaching $433,000, donations for Ferguson cop halt mysteriously
By n2doc - 5 hrs ago

General Discussion
A LABOR DAY THOUGHT.
By JEFF9K - 5 hrs ago

General Discussion
KKK recruiting with fliers and candies
By Boomerproud - 5 hrs ago

Sports
What the fuck has happened to ESPN???
By madinmaryland - 6 hrs ago

Latest Breaking News
Germany to send rifles, tank busters to aid Kurds
By Omaha Steve - 6 hrs ago

General Discussion
Residents put gates on alleys to shut out criminals
By alp227 - 6 hrs ago

General Discussion
California man found guilty of murder after his dogs kill woman
By XemaSab - 6 hrs ago

Video & Multimedia
"The Covert Origins of ISIS"
By snappyturtle - 6 hrs ago

History of Feminism
The Ridiculous - and Sexist - Reason This Little Boy Was Sent Home From School
By freshwest - 6 hrs ago

Politics 2014
Alaska - Candidates meet to discuss possibility of Walker-Mallott ticket (governor)
By Blue_In_AK - 6 hrs ago

Good Reads
Alternet: The decline of liberalism threatens secularism in America
By LiberalElite - 6 hrs ago

General Discussion
The other water bucket challenge.
By madfloridian - 6 hrs ago

General Discussion
Imagine if the inhabitants of Palestine had been Quakers
By brentspeak - 6 hrs ago

Catholicism and Orthodox Christianity
Getting to the Crux of why Catholicism matters
By rug - 6 hrs ago

Religion
Ahmadiyya Muslims:
By rug - 6 hrs ago

General Discussion
The little violinist, 20 years after the Cuban rafter crisis
By alp227 - 6 hrs ago

General Discussion
Is the military-industrial crowd throwing all kinds of shit at the wall to see what sticks? (Poll)
By yurbud - 6 hrs ago

Latest Breaking News
House, Senate intel chiefs flag Islamic State risk
By Omaha Steve - 6 hrs ago