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LA Vets Try To Save Leg Of Gordo, Dog Hit By Stolen Van

AP | David Moye | September 19, 2014 | Crime
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Veterinarians on Thursday worked to save the leg of a fluffy white dog named Gordo who was run down by a stolen van during a wild police chase that was captured live by television helicopters. The 1- to 2-year-old Maltese mix suffered a deep cut to...

Obama: We 'Need' Nonprofits To Effectively Fight Ebola Crisis

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | September 19, 2014 | Impact
The Obama administration stepped up its efforts this week to help contain the Ebola crisis, but the president emphasized that the world won’t be able to succeed without the significant contributions of nonprofit organizations. Since this Ebola outbreak first struck Guinea in March, more than 2,400...

Clemson University Halts Use Of Survey Asking About Students' Sex Lives

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | September 18, 2014 | College
Clemson University suspended a controversial online Title IX training program after students complained the survey wanted to know too much about their sex lives. The conservative website Campus Reform reported students at the South Carolina school had to answer questions about how many times they had sex in...

Anti-Gay Preacher's Message Of Hate Drowned Out By Students' Hymn About Love

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | September 18, 2014 | College
On Tuesday and Wednesday, a controversial Christian preacher appeared on the campus of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, and according to witnesses, launched into sermons condemning a variety of "sinful acts," such as homosexuality, drinking alcohol and listening to country music. But a number of students were...

'What A Shame, You're So Pretty:' People With Disabilities Share Cruel Things They've Been Told

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | September 18, 2014 | Impact
"What a shame you’re in a wheelchair, you’re so pretty!" a complete stranger once told record-breaking Paralympic swimmer Karni Liddell. But that callous comment isn’t even the worst one the renowned athlete has heard. Despite the profound hurt that such statements carry, Liddell, along with plenty...

Single Mom Refuses To Let Cancer Get In The Way Of Her Dream 'Wedding'

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | September 18, 2014 | Weddings
Seven years ago, Netis Negron -- a single mother of three living near Phoenix, Arizona -- was diagnosed with breast cancer. Recently, the 36-year-old learned that the cancer had spread to her bones. Because she doesn't know how much time she has left, Negron decided she wasn't going to...

Michael Bloomberg: Detroit Is Just Like 1970s New York, And That's A Good Thing

Kate Abbey-Lambertz | September 18, 2014 | Business
The 1970s are remembered as dark days for New York City, as it teetered on the edge of bankruptcy amid rampant crime, urban decay and population loss. While it feels like ancient history for New York now, those problems are mirrored in present-day Detroit -- but...

Cory Booker: Revoke NFL's Nonprofit Status, Give The Funds To Domestic Abuse Prevention

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | September 18, 2014 | Impact
The NFL continues to be the world's most valuable athletics league, raking in an estimated $9 billion in revenue last year. It also happens to be a nonprofit. In response to the league's controversial handling of video footage showing NFL player Ray Rice...

Batman World Record Reached In Calgary By Nexen Employees (TWEETS)

The Huffington Post Alberta | Jesse Ferreras | September 18, 2014 | Canada Alberta
What's the Dark Knight doing in Cowtown during the light of day? Hundreds of Nexen Energy employees dressed as Batman gathered in downtown Calgary as they set a Guinness World Record for most people masquerading as the Caped Crusader on Thursday, said a news release. Nexen carried out...

'Misconception' Reveals The Dark, Misleading World Of Crisis Pregnancy Centers

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | September 18, 2014 | Women
Some women looking for abortions are being misdirected to "clinics" that have no intention of providing them with such a service. "Misconception," a short documentary from Vice News, looks at the phenomenon of "crisis pregnancy centers" (CPCs) -- organizations staffed by anti-abortion groups, usually religiously-based, that encourage women...

Homecoming Queen Gives Bullied Friend Her Crown, Is The Friend We All Should Be

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | September 18, 2014 | Teen
It wasn't the crown that stole the spotlight at a North Texas high school's homecoming ceremony last week, but rather the friendship between three very special young women. Anahi Alvarez was named Grand Prairie High School's Homecoming Queen on Friday, but the 17-year-old didn't bask in the limelight for...

Global Health Care Crisis Disproportionately Affects Women In Developing Countries And 'Urban Poor'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | September 18, 2014 | Impact
The disparity in the number of health care workers between the developed and developing world is having an unintended consequence on pregnant women. A WHO study released last year revealed that the global health workforce is short more than 7 million workers. That number will likely worsen...

Jerry Rice On Michael Sam: 'If He's A Baller, I Want Him On My Team'

Jordan Schultz | September 18, 2014 | Sports
It has been a tumultuous stretch for Roger Goodell and the NFL. I caught up with Jerry Rice, the league's all-time leader in receptions, touchdown receptions and yards, on HuffPost Live to discuss his "disappointment" and why he wouldn't fire Goodell. Rice also talked about Michael Sam, fantasy...

Bill Clinton's First Email Was Out Of This World

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | September 18, 2014 | Politics
Former President Bill Clinton's first email was out of this world -- literally. In his latest #tbt post, Clinton reminisced about the first time he sent an email. The recipient of Clinton's message was astronaut John Glenn, who read the email while in space: I sent...

Iraq War Veteran Opens Up About Suicide In The Military

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | September 18, 2014 | Healthy Living
An estimated 22 veterans die by suicide each day. For Iraq war veteran Jason Hansman, this staggering statistic is especially personal. In a HuffPost Live conversation on Wednesday, Hansman remembered a fellow veteran, whom he lost to suicide in 2011. "It’s very, very difficult to lose someone that...

People's Climate March Kicks Off With Live Event

Katherine Boehrer | September 18, 2014 | Green
Climate activists from around the world are coming together to take part in the People's Climate March in New York City this Sunday, Sept. 21. To kick off the weekend's activities, organizers are hosting top climate ambassadors for an opening night event at ABC Carpet...

Smart's Dancing Traffic Light Is The Grooviest Way For Pedestrians To Stay Safe

Avery Stone | September 18, 2014 | Technology
We've all done it while waiting for a traffic light to turn. The coast -- for a mere moment -- becomes clear. A mad dash for the other side of the street ensues. It's not the safest move. Well, as shown in the above video, the

'I Think She Was A She' Proudly Proclaims There's No Shame In Having An Abortion

Alanna Vagianos | September 18, 2014 | Women
"I am not ashamed. I am not ashamed. I’m so sick of keeping these words contained. I am not ashamed." In the slam poem "I Think She Was A She," spoken word poet and performance artist Leyla Josephine recounts the abortion she had as a...

Miss America 2015 Is Traveling Through College Campuses To Share This Advice

Emily Tess Katz | September 18, 2014 | College
Only a few days after being crowned Miss America 2015, Kira Kazantsev, of New York, spoke out about being a domestic violence victim. In a HuffPost Live interview on Wednesday, the pageant winner explained how she hopes to use her story to help students engage in healthier relationships....

Nika, Fox Terrier Dog Lost From New York, Found In Florida 2 Years Later (VIDEO)

Jesse Ferreras | September 18, 2014 | Canada
A New York man will soon be reunited with his beloved toy fox terrier who turned up in Florida last week after going missing for two years. Giuseppe DiBella's dog Nika disappeared from the front yard of his home in Newburg, NY in 2012, Click Orlando reported. He...
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