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Amanda Golden
Amanda Golden, a native of San Francisco, is a senior at Colgate University in Hamilton, NY studying Political Science and English Creative Writing. She currently serves as the Executive Editor of the Colgate Maroon-News student newspaper.

Amanda is the World Post intern at the Huffington Post, and has been a College Editor-At-Large since January 2014. Previously she has interned at CNET, a division of CBS Interactive, working with their chief political correspondent, and she was the communications intern at Next Generation, a non-profit start-up in San Francisco focused on the threat of diminished prospects for children and families.

Entries by Amanda Golden

On This Day In 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand Was Assassinated (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted July 28, 2014 | 10:44 AM

On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were on their way to a hospital in Sarajevo, when a young nationalist pulled out his gun and fired shots at short range. Gavrilo Princip, a 19-year-old Bosnian Serb, hit the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne in...

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PHOTOS: The Dutch Pay Their Respects To The Victims Of MH17

(3) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 4:06 PM

Members of the Dutch royal family and the country's political leadership looked on as the first 40 coffins carrying the remains of passengers aboard the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived in the Netherlands on Wednesday, nearly one week after the plane was shot down over eastern Ukraine....

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Flight MH17 Crash Photos Show Absolute Destruction (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

(203) Comments | Posted July 17, 2014 | 3:58 PM

A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 298 passengers crashed in eastern Ukraine on Thursday while traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. An adviser to Ukraine's Interior Minister wrote on Facebook that the plane was shot down, the Associated Press reports.

A group that's part of the Ukranian...

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Breathtaking Photos Of An Old Sri Lankan Martial Art

(23) Comments | Posted July 15, 2014 | 2:57 PM

Angampora, an old martial art form created according to legends more than 30,000 years ago in Sri Lanka, combines the use of indigenous weapons, hand-to-hand combat and meditation. The practice nearly disappeared when Britain took over the country in 1815 and banned it. But a few families

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16 Of The Most Powerful Images To Come Out Of The Israel And Gaza Conflict

(42) Comments | Posted July 14, 2014 | 4:43 PM

Since Israel began its offensive against militants in the Gaza Strip last week, its military says it has launched more than 1,300 airstrikes. At least 170 Palestinians have been killed and hundreds have been injured. Meanwhile, Palestinians have fired almost 1,000 rockets at Israel, but there have been...

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Typhooon Neoguri Causes Lethal Landslide In Japanese Town Of Nagiso

(8) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 3:40 PM

As Typhoon Neoguri continues to move across Japan, torrential rains and flowing debris caused a devastating landslide in the central Japanese town of Nagiso late on Wednesday.

At least one resident, a 12-year-old boy, was reported dead after the landslide buried his home, according to...

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Photos Show The Alarming Power Of Neoguri

(0) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 11:15 AM

A powerful tropical cyclone, Typhoon Neoguri, unleashed torrential rains and up to 100 mph winds on the southern Japanese Okinawa islands on Wednesday. Neoguri had weakened to a tropical storm when it hit the Japanese mainland near the city of Akune on Thursday.


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Chinese Shoppers Make The Most Of IKEA's Open Bed Policy

(30) Comments | Posted July 8, 2014 | 11:41 AM

Ever been tempted to take a quick nap on the merchandise while shopping for upholstery? Well, as recent images prove, that's just what some Chinese customers felt compelled to do while shopping at IKEA.

Photo agency Getty reports that China's IKEA stores are designed with extra room displays and signs...

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Wild Photos From The First Day Of Pamplona's Running Of The Bulls

(0) Comments | Posted July 7, 2014 | 12:46 PM

Sunday saw the beginning of the annual San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, Spain. The festival spans over a week and is perhaps best known by its marquee event, the running of the bulls, in which the powerful beasts are led along the city streets by red and white-clad runners.

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Americans Celebrate 4th Of July Around The World

(0) Comments | Posted July 4, 2014 | 5:12 PM

Each year on July 4th, America celebrates Independence Day, remembering the adoption of the Declaration of Independence and the country's independence from Great Britain.

Traditionally marked with cook-outs, parades and fireworks shows, Americans do not let the Fourth of July pass without a proper party. And even if...

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10 Powerful Photos From The Day Egypt's Mohamed Morsi Fell From Power

(0) Comments | Posted July 3, 2014 | 12:09 PM

Exactly one year ago, on July 3, 2013, Egypt's military leaders removed Mohamed Morsi, the country's first democratically elected president, from office.

Morsi's fall from power came after days of massive protests in which hundreds of thousands of Egyptians demanded the leader's ouster.

While supporters...

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Laughter Yoga Is A Real Thing In Iran, And It Looks Hilarious

(0) Comments | Posted July 2, 2014 | 4:38 PM

Sometimes laughter really can be the best medicine.

Combining deep breathing exercises with special laughing techniques, laughter yoga is a cheerful take on traditional yoga practice. The concept was developed in 1995 by Indian physician Madan Kataria, nicknamed the Guru of Giggling.

Instructor Mahroo...

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10 Striking Images From Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Protests

(2) Comments | Posted July 2, 2014 | 1:22 PM

On July 1, hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong in what has become an annual rally to demand more political autonomy from China's mainland government.

This year's massive demonstrations have prompted the arrest of over 500 people and...

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サラエボ事件から100年 第一次世界大戦の引き金となった暗殺を写真で振り返る

(0) Comments | Posted June 28, 2014 | 8:26 PM


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The Most Awkward Photos Of World Leaders Watching The World Cup

(7) Comments | Posted June 27, 2014 | 12:20 PM

The 2014 FIFA World Cup has so far produced some striking photos of festive fans from around the world, but none of them quite compare to the supremely awkward images of world leaders who have also flocked to Brazil in support of their teams.

The following uncomfortable imagery of...

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Daily Life In Bahrain: Photos Capture Country's Mesmerizing Desert Beauty

(0) Comments | Posted June 26, 2014 | 5:06 PM

Welcome to Daily Life! Each week HuffPost World will transport you to one of the corners of the Earth through images that expose the beauty and tragedy of worlds you may have never before seen.

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Iraqis Seek Refuge From ISIS Violence In Displacement Camps (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted June 25, 2014 | 5:48 PM

As Iraqi government forces continue to battle Sunni insurgents, civilians are seeking refuge in the relative safety of northern Iraq's Kurdish region. The United Nations refugee agency estimates that over one million Iraqis have already been forced to leave their homes and seeks shelter elsewhere in...

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Hundreds Of Thousands Of Desperate Pakistanis Flee Tribal Region (PHOTOS)

(1) Comments | Posted June 24, 2014 | 4:48 PM

Hundreds of thousands of Pakistanis fled the tribal region of North Waziristan last week after the army launched airstrikes against militants in the remote corner of the country.

Reuters reports that about 50,000 refugees have crossed into Afghanistan to escape government airstrikes in the past...

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Iraq's Shiite Fighters March In Impressive Display Of Force

(11) Comments | Posted June 23, 2014 | 6:49 PM

As fighting between extremist insurgents and the Iraqi army continues throughout Iraq, Shiite fighters took to the streets this weekend to demonstrate their commitment to defending the country, the capital and their religious shrines. Dressed in militant uniforms and brandishing their weapons, the Shiites put out an impressive...

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