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American League Defeats National League 5-3 In Derek Jeter's All-Star Game Farewell

AP | Chris Greenberg | July 16, 2014 | Sports
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and then delivered two final All-Star hits. Mike Trout, perhaps the top candidate to succeed the 40-year-old Yankees...

Petition To Reinstate Marijuana Scientist Gets Thousands Of Signatures

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | July 15, 2014 | Politics
A petition demanding that the University of Arizona reinstate a research scientist fired after she won federal approval to study marijuana for military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder has received more than 27,000 signatures. Dr. Suzanne Sisley, a Department of Psychiatry faculty member and researcher at the school,...

Ex-Cop Jeremy Yachik Sentenced To Probation, Work-Release For Abusing Daughter

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | July 15, 2014 | Crime
A former Colorado police officer who was caught on tape abusing his teenage daughter has been sentenced to 30 days in a jail work-release program and three years of supervised probation. Jeremy Yachik, 35, entered an Alford plea before a Larimer County judge on Monday, to one count of misdemeanor...

Even Republicans Support Colorado's Marijuana Legalization Law

Emily Swanson | July 15, 2014 | Politics
Americans across party lines say they support Colorado's marijuana legalization law, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds. And the poll results show the majority of Americans think efforts to enforce current marijuana laws are not worth the cost. In the poll, 61 percent of Americans said they support the...

These Old School Photos Show The Evolution Of UPS' Big Brown Delivery Fleet

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | July 15, 2014 | Business
The iconic brown delivery trucks used by the United Parcel Service didn't always look like they do today, but a set of photos from the UPS archive shows that they may have always at least been big and boxy. Founded in Seattle, Washington in 1907 by James Casey,...

New Poll Finds Democrats Ahead In Michigan, Colorado Senate Races

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | July 15, 2014 | Politics
Democrats have a slim advantage in their quest to hold onto two Senate seats in Michigan and Colorado, an NBC/Marist poll released Tuesday finds. “The early edge goes to the Democrats,” Lee Miringoff, the director of the Marist Institute for Public Opinion, told NBC. “But these are not...

SEIU Targets House Republicans In New Immigration Ads

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | July 15, 2014 | Politics
The Service Employees International Union launched a series of Spanish-language ads on Tuesday going after House Republicans for their failure on immigration reform, specifically targeting four lawmakers who had previously expressed openness to working on the issue. The television ads will air for two weeks in the...

The 5 Most Annoying Things About Summer That Never Used To Be

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | July 15, 2014 | Fifty
Growing up, the happiest day of the year for me was always the last day of school. Why? Because it was the start of the laziest, most fun season of the year. But what did adulthood do? It went and ruined it! Here are the five most annoying things about...

How To Shuck Corn Without Making A Scary, Hairy Messy Disaster

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | July 15, 2014 | Taste
Actually? No shucking required. Hurrah!

University Of Phoenix Facing Federal Review

AP | Tyler Kingkade | July 14, 2014 | College
NEW YORK (AP) -- Apollo Education Group said the U.S. Department of Education will review the administration of federal student financial aid programs by its University of Phoenix subsidiary. The for-profit education company said Monday that the government review, which is scheduled to start Aug. 4, will initially cover the...

Evidence That Friends Really Are The Family We Choose

Anna Almendrala | July 14, 2014 | Healthy Living
Sister from another mister. Brother from another mother. The family you choose. When it comes to describing your friends, those turns of phrase may be a lot more accurate than you think. Genetics researchers at the University of California, San Diego and Yale University have found that

Former Congressman Scores Free, Legal Marijuana At Film Premiere

Matt Ferner | July 15, 2014 | Politics
Former Rep. Tom Tancredo (R-Colo.) just scored his first bag of free, legal weed. In Denver on Thursday during a screening of a new documentary that tracks the historic legalization of marijuana in Colorado, Tancredo -- who is interviewed in the film and may have caught a "contact...

20 Sex Myths, Debunked

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | July 14, 2014 | Women
Apparently, big shoes on a guy really only mean one thing: big socks. Mental Floss recruited health researcher Dr. Aaron Carroll to debunk some misconceptions about sex and contraception, from the fairly plausible to the downright bizarre. Carroll, who hosts a YouTube show on health...

Your Stunning 'Supermoon' Photos From Around The World

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | July 15, 2014 | Science
Skywatchers were treated to the first of this summer's three "supermoons" on Saturday -- and it was far from disappointing. HuffPost Science asked readers to share their best supermoon photos, and here are some of our favorites taken around the world, from Norway to India to...

How Many Of These Iconic Cartoon Mascots Can You Actually Name?

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | July 14, 2014 | Business
After all these years ... do you actually know the head Keebler elf's real name?

10 Reasons Why Now Is The Best Time To Start Your Business

Nicole Edine | July 14, 2014 | Small Business
You've considered running a business but keep wondering whether conditions will be right to support your winning idea. Or perhaps you have been dabbling with something on the side and yet can't convince yourself that it's the right time to make the leap from safety. There's always risk...

Think You're A 2014 World Cup Super Fan? Then Step Up To The Spot And Ace This Quiz.

Nick Wing | July 12, 2014 | Sports
The 2014 World Cup will come to a close on Sunday, when Germany takes on Argentina in the championship match, the last of 64 played over the past month. It will be a momentous and bittersweet ending for the die hard fans who have tuned in around the world, cheering...

The Only Guide You Need To The Best Flea Markets In America

Brie Dyas | July 15, 2014 | HuffPost Home
You can find anything at a flea market -- weird, life-sized dummies, ancient weapons and, you know, more mainstream things like vintage furniture and antiques. Summer is the unofficial flea market season. And while there are many to choose from, there is, of course, a difference between the "good" flea...

First Spectacular Supermoon Of 2014 Will Peak This Saturday

Tyler McCarthy | July 11, 2014 | Science
Not one, and not two, but we've got a summer full of three "supermoons" ahead of us -- and the first one is set to peak this Saturday at 7:25 a.m. EDT. These supermoons -- July 12, Aug. 10 and Sept. 9 -- will appear even bigger and...

Harvard Rugby Team Makes A Play To Celebrate Strength And Beauty

Nina Bahadur | July 11, 2014 | Women
When they're not charging their opponents, one women's rugby team is tackling the body love revolution. Members of the Harvard Women's Rugby team shot a series of photographs celebrating body love and acceptance featured on their Tumblr blog, Rugged Grace. ...
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