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

(107) 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

(0) 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

(79) 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

(222) 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

(30) 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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Jerry Brown Coasts To Re-Election With Nonexistent Campaign

(10) Comments | Posted November 4, 2014 | 11:04 PM

California voters re-elected Jerry Brown for governor Tuesday, marking the first time in the state's history that a gubernatorial candidate won a fourth term.

Brown, a Democrat, defeated Republican challenger Neel Kashkari, according to the AP. In a victory speech outside the Governor's mansion in Sacramento, Brown said he considered...

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Guam Legalizes Medical Marijuana

(72) Comments | Posted November 4, 2014 | 12:07 PM

Voters in Guam approved a ballot initiative Tuesday that would legalize marijuana for "debilitating medical conditions" such as epilepsy, HIV, cancer and glaucoma. The bill, which passed by more than 56 percent, makes Guam the first U.S. territory to legalize medical pot.

The decision marks the first victory...

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California Raids Destroy Sick Kids' Medical Marijuana Supply

(129) Comments | Posted November 3, 2014 | 4:31 PM

A spate of recent raids in California has destroyed an abundance of medical marijuana plants intended to treat children with debilitating seizure disorders.

Two weeks ago, a local narcotics task force raided a collective in the San Diego area, and similar agencies destroyed private farms farther north, in Mendocino...

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Nurse Under Ebola Quarantine Hires Civil Rights Lawyer

(561) Comments | Posted October 26, 2014 | 5:19 PM

Kaci Hickox, the nurse currently being held in quarantine at Newark University Hospital despite testing negative for Ebola, has hired a prominent civil rights attorney to help get her out of isolation.

The lawyer, Norman Siegel, told the New York Times on Sunday that Hickox's quarantine order has "

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NYC Mayor Eats At Same Restaurant As Ebola Patient To Calm City's Fears

(4) Comments | Posted October 25, 2014 | 3:32 PM

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio ate lunch at The Meatball Shop in Manhattan's Greenwich Village Saturday, four days after Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer reportedly dined there and one day after the restaurant temporarily closed for a Health Department inspection.

New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Mary...

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Riding A Bike Every Day Will Change Your Life For The Better

(19) Comments | Posted October 16, 2014 | 8:25 AM

Carly Schwartz is The Huffington Post's Deputy National Editor. This is her GPS Guide on her favorite way to live in the moment.

For 24 euphoric minutes every morning and every evening, I can fly.

In hipster solidarity with my fixie-riding neighbors, I make my daily commute from my house...

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Parents Say Andrew Cuomo Isn't Doing Enough To Help Their Sick Kids Get Medical Marijuana

(4) Comments | Posted September 30, 2014 | 8:27 PM

NEW YORK -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration has asked the Justice Department twice in as many months for permission to import marijuana from other states on a limited basis so certain critically ill patients aren't forced to wait until New York's medical cannabis law takes effect in January...

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California Quietly Adopts Landmark Condom Law To Protect Sex Workers

(3) Comments | Posted September 26, 2014 | 8:33 PM

Last week, without fanfare or media attention, California became the first state in the nation to adopt a law aiming to protect sex workers from being prosecuted as prostitutes merely because they're carrying condoms. The police practice of targeting for arrest those in possession of multiple condoms undermines critical efforts...

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California Quietly Adopts Landmark Condom Law To Protect Sex Workers

(69) Comments | Posted September 26, 2014 | 5:53 PM

Last week, without fanfare or media attention, California became the first state in the nation to adopt a law aiming to protect sex workers from being prosecuted as prostitutes merely because they're carrying condoms. The police practice of targeting for arrest those in possession of multiple condoms undermines critical efforts...

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3 New York City Firefighters Die From 9/11-Related Cancers In The Same Day

(49) Comments | Posted September 25, 2014 | 7:07 PM

NEW YORK -- Three retired New York firefighters died within hours of one another earlier this week, succumbing to cancers related to their relief work after the Sept. 11 attack.

Daniel Heg­lund, 58, who had bone cancer; Robert Leaver, 56, who had leukemia; and Lt. Howard Bischoff, 58, who had...

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Mesmerizing Photographs Prove Burning Man Has Far From 'Jumped The Shark'

(1) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 11:06 AM

Every year, roughly during the weeks before and after Labor Day, various members of the media pontificate on the mainstreamization of Burning Man.

The art-speckled dream that materializes in middle-of-nowhere Nevada each August has gotten too big/loud/expensive/popular to stay true to its weirdo hippie roots, they argue.

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9/11 Hero Now Battling Blood Cancer: 'If I Had To Do It All Over Again, I Would'

(10) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 8:00 AM

Jimmy Martinez, a 24-year veteran of the New York Fire Department, was off duty when two planes struck the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Still, he rushed to the scene, and spent the months that followed dedicated to Ground Zero recovery. Last year, he was diagnosed with a...

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Andrew Cuomo's Key Primary Opponent Draws Last-Minute Outpouring Of Support

(26) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 12:13 AM

NEW YORK -- Several dozen New Yorkers gathered in Manhattan's Union Square Monday night to rally behind Zephyr Teachout, the Democratic primary candidate for governor who over the past few months has mounted a Herculean campaign against incumbent Andrew Cuomo.

"I love New York and I'm not going to stop...

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Un premier aperçu du festival Burning Man en exclusivité

(2) Comments | Posted August 24, 2014 | 4:42 PM

La collection d'art qui va surgir cette semaine dans le désert de Black Rock dans le Nevada constitue l'impressionnante marque de fabrique du festival Burning Man.

Les installations et les créations artistiques itinérantes qui vont s'étendre sur plus de 3 kilomètres témoignent de la capacité illimitée de l'imagination humaine. Où...

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