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12 Creepy Abandoned Places You'll Probably Find Ghosts Living In

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | October 20, 2014 | HuffPost Home
These places are begging to scare the living daylights out of you.

Cockatoo Pulled His Feathers Out After Owner Died, Now He Has Fresh Start And Needs New Home

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | October 20, 2014 | Good News
King O the cockatoo's bald little head hints at how stressful his life used to be. "He was very attached to his first person, and from all accounts he had a wonderful life with her. When she died, he grieved for her," says Jacqueline Johnson, who runs

'Homeland' Season 4, Episode 4 Recap: Iron in the Fire

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | October 20, 2014 | Entertainment
Some people stay up all night to get lucky, Carrie Mathison stays up all night to familiarize herself with ISI agents. Redmond catches Carrie in her late-night research and somehow telepathically knows who she's looking for -- the man Quinn spotted in Sandy's bludgeoning video. He gives her the tip...

Human Remains Found In Search For Hannah Graham: Police

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | October 19, 2014 | Crime
Human remains have been found in the search for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, police said on Saturday. Charlotteseville, Virginia Police Chief Tim Longo said that sheriff's deputies were searching abandoned property on old Lynchburg Road in Albemarle County when they found human remains. Officials had not identified...

Colleges Are Already Screwing Up New Campus Safety Law That Includes Domestic Violence

Tyler Kingkade | October 20, 2014 | Politics
Colleges have to count more types of incidents as hate crimes and disclose the number of dating violence, domestic violence and stalking reports they receive each year, under final safety law regulations unveiled Friday by the U.S. Department of Education. However, the department had already asked schools to list those...

More Pet-Friendly Apartments For Domestic Violence Survivors Are Coming To New York City

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | October 18, 2014 | Green
Soon fewer families fleeing domestic violence in New York City will be forced to leave their pets behind. The non-profit human services organization Urban Resource Institute, which six months ago began allowing dogs in 10 of its apartments designated for domestic violence survivors, just announced it will convert five...

Anna Quindlen On Tooting Your Own Horn, Fearlessness And Raising Feminist Sons

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | October 17, 2014 | Women
What does it take to get to the top -- without losing your center? Our “Making It Work” series profiles successful, dynamic women who are standouts in their fields, peeling back the "hows" of their work and their life, taking away lessons we can all apply to our...

9 Reasons We Should Abolish Tipping, Once And For All

Hunter Stuart | October 17, 2014 | Business
Tipping pushes waiters into poverty, so let's stop doing it.

10 Things You Never Knew About Candy Corn, The Candy You Love To Hate

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | October 17, 2014 | Taste
Love it or hate it, candy corn is here to stay.

Lawmakers Ignore Experts, Push For Ebola Travel Ban

Michael McAuliff | October 16, 2014 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- Growing numbers of lawmakers on Thursday called for a ban on travel from the West African nations at the center of the Ebola epidemic, spurning the advice of the nation's top health officials who testified that such an action would be counterproductive. Cries to cut off travel from...

11 People Who Should Really Shut Up About Ebola

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | October 16, 2014 | Healthy Living
The real Ebola threat? Mexican migrant children. At least according to some congressmen.

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

The Huffington Post | Carly Schwartz | October 16, 2014 | Healthy Living
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...

A Guide To Choosing The Best Apple For Pies, Cider And More

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | October 18, 2014 | Taste
This little chart should help you select the perfect apple for pies, cider and more.

Only 3 Percent Of Colleges Require Students To Take An Econmics Class: Report

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | October 15, 2014 | College
Only 3.3 percent of colleges require students to take a basic economics course, a new report finds. The American Council of Trustees and Alumni released an annual study titled "What Will They Learn?" on Wednesday, which criticizes colleges and universities for not requiring several basic courses the group...

Dog Of Nurse Hospitalized For Ebola 'Wagging His Tail,' Safely In Quarantine

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | October 16, 2014 | Green
Nina Pham, the Dallas nurse being treated for Ebola, has at least one thing she can stop worrying about: Her dog is being well cared for, according to city officials. Bentley, a 1-year-old Cavalier King Charles spaniel, is in quarantine for three weeks at a former military...

Is Yoga A Sport -- Or A Spiritual Practice?

Carolyn Gregoire | October 15, 2014 | Healthy Living
A new "yoga tax" on yoga studios in Washington D.C. has raised an important question for politicians and yogis alike: What is the definition of yoga? The 5.75 percent sales tax extension now includes yoga studios in its definition of health clubs that operate for the main purpose...

New DOJ Civil Rights Chief Vanita Gupta Known For 'Trailblazing' Work

Ryan J. Reilly | October 16, 2014 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- The newly named acting head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division is a well-respected ACLU lawyer who has long been active on criminal justice reform issues, has called for the decriminalization of marijuana and is a critic of the controversial practice of civil asset forfeiture....

Starbucks Customers Demand Company Switch To Eggs Laid In Less Cruel Conditions

Arin Greenwood | October 15, 2014 | Green
A new petition by a nonprofit animal rights group asks Starbucks to stop using eggs produced by hens that live in cramped cages. Though some of the eggs Starbucks sells are laid by cage-free hens -- those used in the company's spinach and feta breakfast...

'Dear White People' Director Justin Simien: 'Closed Cultural Loops' Cause Blackface Parties

Rahel Gebreyes | October 15, 2014 | College
From the University Of Florida to the University of California, Irvine to Arizona State University, insensitive blackface videos, images and parties continue to pop up at colleges across the United States. Partygoers don baggy pants, throw on their finest grills and even paint...

Barry Freundel, Prominent D.C. Rabbi, Arrested On Voyeurism Charge

Antonia Blumberg | October 16, 2014 | Religion
Rabbi Barry Freundel, a prominent religious leader and head rabbi at Kesher Israel in Washington D.C., was arrested Tuesday on voyeurism charges. The 62-year-old will appear in court on Wednesday for allegedly placing video cameras in the synagogue's mikvah area where ritual bathing...
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