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Orionid Meteor Shower 2014 Peaks Early Tuesday Morning

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | October 20, 2014 | Science
October skywatchers are in for a treat (not a trick) this week. The 2014 Orionid meteor shower will peak early Tuesday morning, Oct. 21, and it should be quite a show. "We expect to see about 20 meteors per hour," Bill Cooke, head of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office,...

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.

Man Charged With Murder After 3-Year-Old Killed In Fight That Police Say Started On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | October 20, 2014 | Crime
A man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of Amiracle Williams, a 3-year-old fatally shot last week in Detroit during a fight that reportedly started with a dispute on Facebook. On Monday, 23-year-old Donnie Everett of Detroit was charged with first-degree murder and...

Here's The Worst Campaign Ad That Human Beings Actually Paid For This Year

Bloomberg Politics | Paige Lavender | October 20, 2014 | Politics
A breathtakingly bad GOP ad in the one Senate race that's going great for Democrats.

Extremely Drunk Woman Mistakes Jail For Bar: Cops

AP | Hilary Hanson | October 20, 2014 | Weird News
PAW PAW, Mich. (AP) — One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them apart and ended up in a southwestern Michigan jail cell. The Van Buren County sheriff's department says a 39-year-old woman mistook the...

Detroit Lions Rally In Final Minutes To Stun The New Orleans Saints

AP | Michael Klopman | October 20, 2014 | Sports
DETROIT (AP) -- Matthew Stafford and Detroit stunned New Orleans with a late rally -- one that wouldn't have been possible without another big stand by the Lions' defense. Stafford threw two touchdown passes in the final 3:38, including the winner to Corey Fuller with 1:48 remaining, lifting the Lions...

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...

Facebook Fight Led To Fatal Shooting Of 3-Year-Old Amiracle Williams, Detroit Police Say

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | October 17, 2014 | Crime
DETROIT -- A Detroit Police Academy graduation began on a sorrowful note Friday, as new officers and their families mourned for a toddler killed in an act of "senseless violence" a day earlier. The ceremony, held at Greater Grace Temple, included a moment of silence for Amiracle Williams, the...

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.

Major Player In Black Market For Stolen iPhones Pleads Guilty

Gerry Smith | October 17, 2014 | Technology
A Michigan man whom authorities say was a major player in the underground market for stolen smartphones pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to trafficking stolen iPhones and other devices overseas, where they were sold for as much as $3,000 each.

Halloween Costumes For Twins That Will Win You Over, Twice

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | October 16, 2014 | Parents
The only thing cuter than twins wearing coordinated outfits? Twins wearing coordinated Halloween costumes. See, while children's Halloween costumes are pretty much universally adorable, twin Halloween costumes are double the fun. Whether your two favorite troublemakers go together like peanut butter and jelly or soy sauce...

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.

Hanksy Gives A Street Art Tour Of Detroit, Shows The City's Blooming Creative Scene

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | October 17, 2014 | Arts
If you've never personally stepped foot in the lovely city of Detroit -- or read up with our coverage of its culture scene, no judgment -- your understanding of the (technically) Midwestern metropolis may be boiled down to Eminem's portrayal of it in "8 Mile." ...

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...

Dark Money Concentrates In Small Number of Pivotal 2014 Races

Paul Blumenthal | October 15, 2014 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- As independent spending by nonprofit groups that fail to disclose their donors approaches $200 million in the 2014 midterm elections, it is increasingly evident that this spending is meant to influence only a handful of races. This dark money spending -- so-called because it is not...

Leon Means Charged With 4 Murders In Michigan

David Moye | October 15, 2014 | Crime
MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — An ex-convict was charged Wednesday with killing four women in western Michigan — two this week and his wife and her mother after a prison escape in 1989. A Muskegon County judge authorized the open murder charges based on the testimony of a police officer...

85 Colleges Are Now Under Federal Investigation For Sexual Assault Cases

Tyler Kingkade | October 15, 2014 | College
Eighty-five higher education institutions are now under investigation due to concerns with how the schools handle sexual violence on campus, the U.S. Department of Education told The Huffington Post on Wednesday. Of the current investigations, 55 began in 2014 and nine were added in the past two...

Detroit Student Suspended For Rest Of The Year Over Pocketknife Found In Purse

Rebecca Klein | October 15, 2014 | Politics
A Detroit-area high school has suspended an honors student for the rest of the school year over a pocketknife the student says she had by accident. Atiya Haynes, 17, was caught with the pocketknife at a homecoming football game in late September at Annapolis High School in...

This Is The State Of American Art

Mallika Rao | October 15, 2014 | Arts
It's a basic assumption in certain circles that life ends west of the Hudson River, and doesn't start back up until Los Angeles. But there is one place even the prickliest coastal snob seems unable to resist: Crystal Bridges, the largest museum to open in the country's interior...
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