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Carly Schwartz is Deputy National Editor of The Huffington Post. In 2011, she founded HuffPost San Francisco, where she spent two years as editor. Before joining HuffPost, Carly ran new media efforts for California Governor Jerry Brown. She graduated from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and lives in Brooklyn.

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Death Penalty Opponents Make Last-Minute Plea To Save Richard Glossip's Life

(29) Comments | Posted January 27, 2015 | 6:37 PM

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Dozens of death penalty opponents gathered in the Oklahoma state Capitol building Tuesday as part of a last-ditch effort to save the life of Richard Glossip, who is scheduled to be executed Thursday.

"Richard Glossip’s case cries out for deeper, moral consideration, because it raises the specter...

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Oklahoma Attorney General Asks The Supreme Court To Suspend Richard Glossip's Execution

(68) Comments | Posted January 26, 2015 | 10:27 AM

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt filed Monday to stay the executions of three death row inmates, including Richard Glossip, who is scheduled to die Thursday, in light of recent news that the U.S. Supreme Court will review their case on the use of lethal injections.

Glossip and two...

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California Chefs Face Death Threats For Serving Foie Gras

(74) Comments | Posted January 14, 2015 | 1:19 PM

Less than one week after a federal judge overturned California's ban on foie gras, chefs who serve the fattened duck or goose liver at their restaurants have received death threats from animal rights activists.

"There are some describing the way they're hoping I will die," Ken Frank,...

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Oakland's New Mayor Has Been Driving Around Town In A Giant Burning Man Snail Car

(31) Comments | Posted January 10, 2015 | 12:54 PM

Libby Schaaf may very well be the first mayor of a major American city to ride around town in a flame-shooting Burning Man art car shaped like a giant snail. She notes that she may also be the only mayor of a major American city to have gone to Burning...

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Barbara Boxer's Retirement Marks Beginning Of 'A Big Shakeup' In California

(17) Comments | Posted January 8, 2015 | 6:40 PM

Sen. Barbara Boxer's (D-Calif.) announcement Thursday that she won't seek re-election when her term ends in 2016 will ignite a scramble among prominent California Democrats eager to fill the role, some analysts said.

But the retirement of Boxer, 74, also marks the beginning of a massive...

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Maconha encolhe drasticamente forma agressiva de câncer no cérebro, aponta estudo

(4) Comments | Posted January 5, 2015 | 3:37 PM

Nos últimos anos, pesquisas têm revelado que a maconha é capaz tanto de destruir certas células cancerígenas quanto de reduzir o crescimento de outras.

Agora, um novo estudo, realizado em um grupo de ratos, descobriu que quando combinada com um tratamento de radiação, a maconha...

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Another Anti-De Blasio Banner Flies Above New York City

(454) Comments | Posted December 31, 2014 | 7:19 PM

A banner flew above New York City's skyline bashing Mayor Bill de Blasio on behalf of the NYPD for the second time in less than a week Wednesday afternoon.

"De Blasio: Apologize to the NYPD!!" the sign, which flew up and down the Hudson River for about an hour and...

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How To Stage A Secret Play On New York City's Most Festering, Polluted Waterway

(2) Comments | Posted December 26, 2014 | 4:06 PM

Actor E. James Ford, clad as a fuzzy, steampunk version of the Greek demigod Charon, dips a mason jar into the stewing Gowanus Canal. He raises it toward the dark sky, reflecting yards of concrete and chain link fence and the logo of a nearby Whole Foods in the murky...

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Protesters Mourn Antonio Martin, Shut Down Missouri Highway On Christmas Eve

(568) Comments | Posted December 25, 2014 | 12:29 AM

BERKELEY, Mo. -- Minutes before Christmas Day officially started, a few dozen activists stood outside the Cathedral Basilica in St. Louis, Missouri, with lit candles and posters in memory of Antonio Martin, a black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a police officer Tuesday night in the St. Louis suburb...

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New Yorkers Express Quiet Grief Over NYPD Murders

(74) Comments | Posted December 22, 2014 | 9:21 PM

As New York City reels in the aftermath of the assassinations of two NYPD officers, protesters and loved ones gathered Monday night to honor the lives of the victims.

At a candlelit gathering in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, a half-mile from where officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were...

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8-Year-Old's Death Prompts Medical Marijuana Rally Outside Andrew Cuomo's Office

(11) Comments | Posted December 19, 2014 | 5:17 PM

Patients, advocates and family members of sick children staged a rally outside New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Manhattan office Friday to demand that the Democrat establish an emergency-access medical marijuana program for the state, one week after an 8-year-old from Niagara Falls died from brain cancer.

"More than five months...

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My Grandfather Taught Me About Perseverance By Shucking Oysters

(4) Comments | Posted December 17, 2014 | 12:32 PM

When I was a kid, nothing was more exciting than a weekend at my grandpa's house.

He'd pick me and my younger brother, Alex, up in his boat-sized Jeep Grand Wagoneer, the kind with a bench seat across the front and lined with plush maroon fabric. Alex and I would...

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This Is What It Looks Like When New York City Erupts With Cries For Justice

(58) Comments | Posted December 15, 2014 | 10:10 AM

Demonstrators flooded New York City's streets Saturday afternoon and into the evening, swarming the NYPD headquarters and demanding an end to racial injustices across America. More than 50,000 individuals joined the protests, according to some estimates.

“For over three hours we marched throughout Manhattan with the survivors of...

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These Powerful Signs Illustrate The True Diversity Of The #BlackLivesMatter Movement

(20) Comments | Posted December 13, 2014 | 6:00 PM

In the months since unarmed teenager Michael Brown was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, this past August, an ever-growing movement spotlighting police brutality and the structural racism in American society has taken the country by storm.

On Saturday, thousands of people marched through...

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Men Reportedly Had Plans To Bomb St. Louis Arch And Kill Ferguson's Police Chief

(118) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 11:02 PM

Two men arrested last week allegedly planned to bomb the St. Louis Arch and kill Ferguson's police chief and the prosecutor in charge of Darren Wilson's case, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Wednesday.

Brandon Orlando Baldwin and Olajuwon Davis were arrested Friday on federal charges of making false...

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대마초가 공격적인 뇌종양 암세포를 줄일 수 있다

(1) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 5:07 PM

지난 몇 년간 대마초로 일부 암세포의 크기를 줄이는 것은 물론 제거도 가능하다는 사실이 보도됐었다. 새로 발표된 연구에 따르면 쥐로 실험한 결과 대마초와 방사선 치료를 함께했을 때 가장 공격적인 뇌종양 암세포를 효과적으로 축소할 수 있다고 한다.

런던 세인트 조지 대학의 연구팀이 지난 금요일 '분자암치료학지'에 게재한 연구에 의하면 방사선과...

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Protesters Shut Down Three New York City Bridges In Reaction To Ferguson Decision

(80) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 12:56 AM

NEW YORK -- Thousands of protesters stormed New York City streets Monday night, shutting down at least three bridges and snarling traffic in response to a grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson, the police officer who fatally shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, in August.

Hordes...

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Majority Of Americans Think Watching ISIS Beheadings Is Disrespectful To The Victims

(129) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 12:31 PM

The Islamic State has released five videos since August depicting the gruesome beheadings of hostages from the United States and England. The most recent one showed 15 minutes of grisly attacks against Syrian soldiers before zooming in on the decapitated corpse of American aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig, formerly...

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Marijuana Drastically Shrinks Aggressive Form Of Brain Cancer, New Study Finds

(227) Comments | Posted November 18, 2014 | 4:38 PM

Over the past few years, research has revealed that marijuana can both destroy certain cancer cells and reduce the growth of others. Now, a new study in mice has found that when combined with radiation treatment, cannabis can effectively shrink one of the most aggressive types...

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California Voters Deal A Major Blow To Fracking

(38) Comments | Posted November 5, 2014 | 12:22 PM

In a victory for proponents of clean energy, two out of three California counties voted to ban fracking Tuesday despite a lobbying campaign by oil and gas corporations for the opposite.

Voters in San Benito and Mendocino counties approved measures that prohibit the controversial practice, which involves injecting a high-pressure...

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