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Jessica Samakow is the Senior Editor for the Huffington Post. She is formerly the Associate Editor for HuffPost Parents.

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Olivia Pope's Abortion Got 1 Minute Of Airtime -- And That's All It Needed

(0) Comments | Posted November 19, 2015 | 10:47 PM

The long, searing monologues on "Scandal" have become the show's trademark. We've watched characters like Rowan, Cyrus, Mellie and Olivia deliver speech after pointed speech with intensity and vigor. But what was perhaps the most powerful message of the first half of season 5 was delivered without words.

During the season's winter...

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How Cosby's Accusers Are Fighting To Fix The Legal System That Shut Them Out

(2) Comments | Posted November 6, 2015 | 1:39 PM

The first time Lise-Lotte Lublin saw a headline about Bill Cosby last year, she felt an ache in the center of her body. That ache grew stronger each time another woman came forward with an allegation against the 78-year-old comedian.

Lublin says she met Cosby 26 years...

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Jimmy Kimmel's 'I Told My Kids I Ate All Their Halloween Candy' Challenge Will Literally Never Get Old

(6) Comments | Posted November 3, 2015 | 8:05 AM

This year, for the fifth time in a row, Jimmy Kimmel challenged parents to tell their kids...

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10 Mini Donald Trumps Who Make Halloween Great Again

(0) Comments | Posted October 26, 2015 | 12:45 PM

This Halloween, prepare to say, "Awww, that Donald Trump is so cute!" for the first time ever.

Meet 10 mini Trumps who actually make combovers adorable, because they don't come with a side of "you're a loser." 

See more Halloween costumes ideas for babies, pregnant...

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33 disfraces de Halloween para bebés que todos los humanos deben ver

(0) Comments | Posted September 26, 2015 | 10:41 AM

Si andas en busca de fotos adorables de bebés con disfraces de Halloween porque necesitas inspiración para tu chiquitín, ya no tendrás que ver más. O si simplemente eres un humano a quien le gustan las cosas insoportablemente bellas, no busques más.

Mira 33 disfraces de Halloween sumamente ingeniosos, innegablemente...

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당신이 한 번은 꼭 봐야 할 할로윈 의상 33(사진)

(0) Comments | Posted September 25, 2015 | 3:07 PM

아기용 할로윈 코스튬을 찾고 있다면, 잘 찾아왔다. 그저 귀여운 존재를 사랑하는 사람이라도 괜찮다. 아래에서 만나 볼 33장의 사진이 마음에 꼭 들 거다.

페이스북 팔로우하기 |

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The Huffington Post Is Hiring Story Editors For The Voices Department

(0) Comments | Posted September 21, 2015 | 12:51 PM

Location: New York, NY

Position Type: Full Time

About the role: 

The Huffington Post is looking for accurate, fast story editors to handle line and copy edits department-wide -- reviewing text, videos, graphics and social media content. Ideal candidates will be just as comfortable with breaking news as they are...

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8 Things The GOP Debate Got Wrong About Abortion And Planned Parenthood

(1) Comments | Posted September 17, 2015 | 10:39 AM

On Wednesday night, 10 men and one woman took the stage at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library; each tried to convince the American people that he or she should be the next leader of this country. One big topic of conversation? Abortion, of course. More specifically, how terrible abortion is. 

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Baby Halloween Costumes Every Human Needs To See

(0) Comments | Posted September 10, 2015 | 1:22 PM

If you're on the hunt for adorable photos of babies in Halloween costumes because you need inspiration for your own little one, look no further. Or, if you're just a human who loves unbearably cute things, look no further. 

Behold: 33 deeply-clever, undeniably-cute, sweeter-than-candy Halloween costumes for...

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Skinny Women Are Better, Says Douchey Article No One Asked For

(1) Comments | Posted August 26, 2015 | 10:51 AM

I was eating my morning Cheerios (Honey Nut, obviously) when I came across something that forced me to spit them out. A website called AskMen (which men? I have no idea) tweeted a story informing ladies everywhere: "Female Attractiveness Linked To Lower Body Fat," with the addition, "Trending News: Real Men...

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15 πράγματα που πρέπει (πάντα) να κάνετε μπροστά στο άλλο σας μισό

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2015 | 7:35 AM

Πολλά άρθρα έχουν γραφτεί σχετικά με το τι πρέπει ή δεν πρέπει να κάνει κάποιος μπροστά στο άλλο του μισό, ειδικά για τις γυναίκες, τις οποίες πολλοί «ειδικοί» τις συμβουλεύουν να μιλούν ανοιχτά μπροστά στον σύντροφό τους για το γεγονός ότι πηγαίνουν στην τουαλέτα (άνθρωποι είμαστε), ότι κάνουν...

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8 Reasons Young Girls Of The '90s Needed Jessie Spano

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2015 | 11:01 AM

"Saved by the Bell" premiered 26 years ago, which means you're old. 

In some ways, not much has changed since Zack, Kelly, Screech and the gang roamed the halls of Bayside High School -- crop tops are back, cheeseburgers never...

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15 Things You Should Always Do In Front Of Your Significant Other

(0) Comments | Posted August 18, 2015 | 2:14 PM

The Internet is really concerned about your relationship. 

Specifically, Good Housekeeping writer Asher Fogle is very worried about what might happen if your undeserving husband or boyfriend should see you put on Spanx, or GOD FORBID his innocent ears should hear you yell. Her July article, 15 Things You Should Never...

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The Haunting Realities Of Postpartum Depression, Illustrated

(0) Comments | Posted August 14, 2015 | 11:19 AM

"It felt like hopelessness, resentment and anger," wrote mom Michaela Ludwig of her postpartum depression. "I felt like I wasn't going to be a good enough mother and as much as I love my son, I felt like he would be better off...

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11 Things White People Need To Realize About Race

(1) Comments | Posted July 22, 2015 | 5:44 PM

“We talk a lot about race in this country a lot, but we don’t include you [in] the conversation… I’m interested in how you feel.” 

That’s the open-ended question award-winning filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas poses to young white Americans in his (aptly named) new documentary:

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An Ode To The Friendships Of 'Clueless,' 20 Years Later

(0) Comments | Posted July 8, 2015 | 12:21 PM

Cher and Dionne are friends because they both know what it's like for people to be jealous of them. Tai has never had straight friends before -- until she finds the perfect duo to blow off seventh and eighth with.

Twenty years ago this week, Amy...

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11 coisas que só filhas de mães extremamente fortes sabem

(0) Comments | Posted May 25, 2015 | 1:23 PM

Eu tenho uma mãe daquelas.

Aquela mãe que vira mãe solteira com duas filhas de menos de 4 anos e nunca duvida que dará conta. Aquela que consegue resolver qualquer problema com um telefonema e furar a fila do restaurante com uma desculpa convincente. Aquela que enche um caminhão de...

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강인한 여성의 딸이라면 이해하는 11가지

(1) Comments | Posted May 12, 2015 | 3:57 PM

는 강인한 엄마의 딸이다.

강인한 엄마란 4살도 안 된 아이 둘을 챙겨야 하면서도 그 역할을 충분히 감당할 수 있는 싱글맘. 전화 한 통화로 모든 문제를 해결하고 아무리 긴 줄이라도 적절한 이유를 들어 가장 앞으로 우리를 끌고...

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10 πράγματα που γνωρίζουν πολύ καλά όσοι μεγάλωσαν με μία δυναμική μητέρα

(1) Comments | Posted May 10, 2015 | 10:09 AM

Εάν το πρότυπο μίας μητέρας που μπορεί να λύσει κάθε πρόβλημα με ένα μόνο τηλεφώνημα και καταφέρνει να κάνει καριέρα και να περνά, ταυτόχρονα, χρόνο με τα παιδιά της σας είναι γνώριμο τότε θα ταυτιστεί με τα παρακάτω 10 πράγματα.

1. Δεν πειράζει να σου αρέσει ο εαυτός σου. Για...

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11 Things Daughters Of Strong Women Know

(28) Comments | Posted May 6, 2015 | 5:22 PM

I have that kind of mom.

You know, the kind who becomes a single parent with two kids under the age of 4, and never doubts she'll be enough. The kind who can solve any problem with one phone...

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