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The Fashion Industry Mourns Oscar de la Renta, 'The King Of Evening'

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | October 20, 2014 | Style
The fashion world has lost a true gentleman in Oscar de la Renta. The late designer's kind spirit weaved a tapestry just as beautiful as his runway, red carpet and bridal creations. And it is because of the utmost class de la Renta exuded beyond the...

NYPD Still Arresting Large Numbers Of Minorities For Low-Level Marijuana Offenses

Saki Knafo | October 20, 2014 | Politics
As a candidate for New York City mayor last year, Bill de Blasio promised to end marijuana arrests, noting that they have “disastrous consequences for individuals and their families,” such as making it harder for people to secure student financial aid and find “stable housing and good jobs.”...

After Becoming Part Of A Family In The U.S., Honduran Immigrant Teen Has To Leave

Elise Foley | October 20, 2014 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- In 2011, a then-14-year-old orphan fled Honduras for the U.S., fearful that gang members would come after him after he had refused to join them. He'd grown up in an orphanage and on the streets, and thought that if he stayed in Honduras, he would be killed. He'd...

This Chart Makes A Pretty Good Point About How Famous People Are Punished

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | October 20, 2014 | Comedy
These days, you don't have a to be a famous celebrity to be publicly shamed for saying or doing something horrible. Social media has made it possible for regular folks to cause Internet outrage as well. However, you might have noticed that there's an inverse relationship between how celebs and...

Tyra Banks Proves You Can Be A Feminist And A Runway Model

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | October 20, 2014 | Women
A woman can be a Victoria's Secret Angel in "bra and panties" and a feminist -- just ask Tyra Banks. In an interview with Yahoo! Beauty's Annie Tomlin on Oct. 16, Tyra Banks discussed kicking off the 21st season of her show "America’s Next Top Model," her...

Surreal And Stunning Visions From The Largest Salt Flat In The World

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | October 20, 2014 | Arts
The Salar de Uyuni, located in Bolivia, is the largest salt flat in the world. Measuring in at over 4,000 square miles, the Salar was once part of a prehistoric salt lake that covered much of Southwestern Bolivia. The lake dried up, leaving a massive layer of salt crust almost...

Let Us Explicitly Tell You Why These Costumes Are Wrong. Because Ignorance Is Spooky

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | October 20, 2014 | Impact
It wouldn't be Halloween season without the following standard racist, sexist and offensive-all-around costumes. "But it's all in good fun!" you probably want to exclaim. O rly? Here's why that is simply not true. Before you jump down to the comment section to declare that we need to lighten...

Ann Coulter To GOP: Stop 'Sucking Up' To Hispanics

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | October 18, 2014 | Latino Voices
Republicans didn't fare well in a recent Fox News poll and Ann Coulter says it's immigrants' fault. In an appearance on the "The O'Reilly Factor" Friday, Coulter said Democrats have used immigrants to boost their performance in elections and that Republicans should stop "sucking up" to Hispanics...

Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | October 18, 2014 | Women
The ladies of Twitter were on their A-game while dating this week. We need to take a page out of Gaby Dunn's book of pick up lines after she tweeted, "'You're telling me you made it this far in life without knowing your Hogwarts house?!' - another successful...

Supreme Court Allows Texas Voter ID Law

AP | Braden Goyette | October 19, 2014 | Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election. A majority of the justices rejected an emergency request from the Justice Department and civil rights groups to prohibit the state from requiring voters to produce certain forms...

For The Yankees, #RE2PECT Is Gone And Fans Will Be Asked To #FORG1V3

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | October 17, 2014 | Sports
For New York Yankees fans, the party is over. After two seasons spent celebrating franchise icons Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera, it's time to face reality -- and likely Alex Rodriguez. With Jeter and Rivera jerseys only turning up in the stands in 2015, the Yankees...

Rosie Perez Says Latin Hollywood Told Her Not To ‘Rock The Boat'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | October 17, 2014 | Latino Voices
Rosie Perez has always been a vocal advocate for Latino representation in the entertainment industry -- something she says Latin Hollywood wasn’t keen on in the beginning. On Monday, the Oscar-nominated actress appeared on “Larry King Now” and spoke about the struggle for Latinos in the entertainment...

Study Links Stop And Frisk To Trauma And Anxiety In Young New York City Men

Christopher Mathias | October 17, 2014 | Black Voices
A new study suggests that aggressive policing likely has an adverse effect on the mental health of young men in New York City -- particularly young men who are black. The study, released Thursday by the American Journal of Public Health, appears to show higher rates of feelings...

Selena Gomez Fires Back At Her Haters: 'What Were You Doing At 21?'

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | October 17, 2014 | Entertainment
You could probably guess that Selena Gomez takes some heat from jealous Beliebers, but Gomez says most of the criticism actually comes from adults. "I get picked on by grown adults all the time," the 22-year-old told E! Online while promoting her new film, "Rudderless." "It's...

One Artist's Correspondence With Prisoners Sheds Light On The Dark Realities Of Death Row

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | October 20, 2014 | Arts
In 2009, Los Angeles-based photographer Amy Elkins embarked upon a photography project titled "Black is the Day, Black is the Night." She did so by reaching out to seven men online, all of whom she'd met through a prison pen pal website. She set up a...

Over 800 Living Folk Artists Come Together For Massive Iboamerican Exhibition

Priscilla Frank | October 17, 2014 | Arts
Leave it to the Natural History Museum to present an art show poised to put most art-specific museums to shame. This fall, the museum brings together a massive collection of living folk artists from Latin America, Spain and Portugal. And when we say massive, we mean over 800 contemporary artists...

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.

It's Hammy Time For Chris Rock In The First 'Top Five' Trailer

Christopher Rosen | October 16, 2014 | Entertainment
Chris Rock's "Top Five" has already been compared to "Annie Hall," so no pressure. The forthcoming comedy, which Paramount picked up after it premiered to strong praise during the Toronto International Film Festival, focuses on Andre Allen (Rock), a popular comedian who hopes to win respect from audiences...

Immigrant Families Fleeing Violence 'Should Not Be Treated Like Criminals': Democrats

Elise Foley | October 16, 2014 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- Top Democratic senators wrote to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Thursday to question his department's massive expansion of immigrant family detention, a practice that allows women and children seeking asylum to be locked up and potentially puts them at risk of abuse. "Mothers and their children who...

People In The U.S. Still Prefer A Male Boss Over A Female One, Study Finds

Alanna Vagianos | October 16, 2014 | Women
By: Chad Brooks, BusinessNewsDaily Senior Writer Published: 10/16/2014 06:28 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily The number of U.S. employees who would rather have a man, over a women, as their boss, is on the decline, new research finds. Overall, 33 percent of workers say they would prefer a male boss,...
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