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Entries by Hunter Stuart from 01/2011

Iraqi Cleric Muqtada al-Sadr: "Resist The US By All Means Necessary"

Posted 01.08.2011 | World

NAJAF, Iraq — Muqtada al-Sadr lambasted the American "enemy" in Iraq during his first speech in the country since returning from exile, fiery rh...

USS Revenge Shipwreck From 1811 Discovered Off Rhode Island Coast

Posted 01.08.2011 | Huffington Post

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A team of divers say they've discovered the remains of the USS Revenge, a ship commanded by U.S. Navy hero Oliver Hazard Perr...

Spanish Catholic Calendar Features Near-Nude Youth To Raise Funds

Posted 01.08.2011 | World

SANT JOAN, Mallorca -- Seeking to raise money for their Roman Catholic youth group on the Spanish tourist destination island of Mallorca, members came...

Gates Tries To Cut Military Health Care

Posted 01.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Robert Gates is betting that Americans' frustration with a ballooning deficit will finally allow him to trim one of t...

The Greatest Badminton Point Ever (VIDEO)

Posted 01.08.2011 | Sports

Hardcore is not a phrase one usually associates with badminton. These two teams would beg to differ. This is definitely the greatest badminton p...

Ted Williams's First Commercial Since The Internet Made Him A Star (VIDEO)

Posted 01.08.2011 | Huffington Post

Here's the new commercial voiceover from Ted Williams, the homeless man with the amazing voice who was later hired by MSNBC: WATCH: (via The Daily Wh...

Snooki's NYC Book Signing Attendees Reveal Why They're Really There (VIDEO)

Posted 01.11.2011 | Comedy

Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi continued her book tour Monday night with a stop at Borders bookstore in Columbus Circle in New York City. The Huffington Pos...

An In-Depth Look At Jared Loughner (VIDEO)

Posted 01.13.2011 | Politics

In the wake of the Tucson shooting spree last Saturday, HuffPost's Senior Editor, Marcus Baram, examines how suspected-shooter, Jared Lee Loughner's v...

US Troops Shot Dead By Iraqi Soldier During Training

Posted 01.15.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Two U.S. troops were killed Saturday by an Iraqi soldier who apparently smuggled real bullets into a training exercise and opened fire...

Ayelet Waldman Blasts Amy Chua In Defense Of Western Mothers

Posted 01.15.2011 | Huffington Post

Here are some of the things that my four children of a Jewish mother were always allowed to do: • Quit the piano and the violin, especially if th...

Both Parties Seek Political Profit From Arizona Shooting

Posted 01.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrats, Republicans and independent groups across the ideological spectrum are seeking political profit from the shooting rampag...

JFK Library Opens First Online Presidential Archive

Posted 01.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Caroline Kennedy unveiled the nation's first online presidential archive Thursday, a $10 million project to digitize the most important...

Jared Loughner's Violent Descent Came After Chaotic Night

Posted 01.15.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. — He wandered through the dark streets of his hometown, meandering from one store to another on a furious all-night excursion as h...

Schwarzenegger: Being Governor Cost Me $200 Million And Damage To My Family

Posted 01.15.2011 | Los Angeles

VIENNA (Reuters) -- Serving as California governor cost Arnold Schwarzenegger at least $200 million, the bodybuilding star turned actor and politician...

NFL Warns Teams About Trash Talk

Posted 01.15.2011 | Sports

CHICAGO — The NFL has warned players to cut out the trash talk, specifically when it threatens other players. "Ray Anderson reminded players th...

Jacee Badeaux, 15, Could Be Next American Idol (VIDEO)

Posted 01.22.2011 | Entertainment

Fifteen-year-old newcomer Jacee Badeaux shocked judges when he sang a stirring version of Redding's classic '(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay' on Amer...

Corporate Contributions Surging For New Republican Leaders In House

Posted 01.22.2011 | Business

The new Republican leaders in the House have received millions of dollars in contributions from banks, health insurers and other major business intere...

Facebook Raises $1 Billion More From Non-U.S. Investors

Posted 01.22.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Facebook said Friday it has raised $1 billion from non-U.S. investors, which combined with an infusion from Goldman Sachs and Russia's Di...

Palestinian Reporter Charged With Insulting Leader On Facebook

Posted 01.22.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — A reporter tagged in a Facebook image that mocked the Palestinian president said Saturday he faces trial for insulting a p...

No Sign Of Resolution In Afghan Political Standoff

Posted 01.22.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Under heavy pressure from Afghan lawmakers and Western diplomats, President Hamid Karzai agreed on Saturday to convene the ...

Doctor: Giffords Smiled As She Left Arizona

Posted 01.22.2011 | Politics

HOUSTON — Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' chief physician says she is "even more alert today" and progressing nicely with therapy a day after arriving ...

520-Day Flight Simulation Nears 'Landing' On Mars

Posted 01.22.2011 | Technology

MOSCOW — After 233 days in a locked steel capsule, six researchers on a 520-day mock flight to Mars are all feeling strong and ready to "land" on th...

Gas Prices Will Go Up This Spring

Posted 01.22.2011 | Huffington Post

Gas pump prices that are around $3 a gallon now may seem like a bargain by the time your kids are on Easter egg hunts. Pump prices have risen nearl...

Mother Kills Son And Daughter For Being 'Mouthy'

Posted 01.29.2011 | Huffington Post

TAMPA, Fla. — The woman who authorities say killed her teenage daughter and son because she was fed up with them talking back and being mouthy d...

Specter Of Currency War Rears Its Head At Davos

Posted 01.29.2011 | Business

DAVOS, Switzerland — Key global trade officials spoke of their optimism that a new deal to liberalize international commerce can be finalized, b...