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'Game Of Thrones' Season Finale: Director David Nutter Hints At The Surprises In Store (VIDEO)

(126) Comments | Posted June 6, 2013 | 5:30 PM

Fresh off directing the most talked-about "Game of Thrones" episode ever, David Nutter stopped by HuffPost Live Wednesday to talk about the surprises in store for the Season 3 finale.

Note: Do not read on if you have not yet seen Season 3, Episode 9 of HBO's "Game...

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Actor Ed Begley Jr.: Obama 'Should Die In His Boots' In Fight Against Climate Change (VIDEO)

(1023) Comments | Posted March 8, 2013 | 6:14 PM

Actor and environmental activist Ed Begley Jr. doesn't think President Barack Obama is doing enough in the fight against climate change.

"He needs to do a lot more," Begley told HuffPost Live's Alyona Minkovski on Monday.

Begley, who has highlighted his own sustainable lifestyle in books...

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Central Pain Syndrome: The Rare Neurological Disease That Often Goes Undiagnosed (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted March 1, 2013 | 4:49 PM

Multiple sclerosis affects more than 2.1 million individuals worldwide. But there is another disease that affects the central nervous system and is far more common.

Central Pain Syndrome is a neurological condition that causes chronic pain in those who suffer from it. Unfortunately, it's a...

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Dangers Of BPA: Chemical Coats 50 Percent Of All Store Receipts (VIDEO)

(9) Comments | Posted March 1, 2013 | 4:38 PM

The FDA rejected a call last year to ban Bisphenol A, a chemical more commonly known as BPA, stating that there was "not compelling scientific evidence to justify new restrictions." Still, that hasn't slowed the number of reports warning of its negative health effects and dangers.

The chemical...

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Chris Hinton, Son Of Sex Offender: Father 'Went From Role Model To Worst Person'

(154) Comments | Posted February 22, 2013 | 6:27 PM

Registered sex offenders are subjected to years of public embarrassment and scrutiny, but they aren't the only ones impacted by their crime. Their spouses and children suffer as well.

On HuffPost Live this week, Chris Hinton shared his story of discovering his father's secret and the impact it...

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Elizabeth Cline, Author of 'Overdressed,' Criticizes Michelle Obama's Discount Fashion Picks (VIDEO)

(227) Comments | Posted February 22, 2013 | 6:22 PM

First Lady Michelle Obama has been praised for embracing mainstream, affordable fashion lines. But do those choices come at a cost?

Elizabeth Cline thinks so. Cline is the author of "Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost Of Cheap Fashion," a book that explores the rise of fast fashion in...

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Author Tom Chiarella Responds To Shia Lebeouf Lifting His Words (VIDEO)

(142) Comments | Posted February 21, 2013 | 4:06 PM

Shia LaBeouf took to Twitter Wednesday to share a series of online exchanges he had with the cast and director of "Orphans," an upcoming Broadway play that he recently left for "creative differences."

Among those emails was one to fellow cast member Alec Baldwin that reads like...

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Ocean Ramsey, Shark Diver, Swims With Great White Shark (VIDEO)

(594) Comments | Posted February 15, 2013 | 6:52 PM

Sharks have a pretty terrible reputation, but one scuba diver wants that to change, and she recently went to great lengths to convince us that sharks aren't the enemy.

Ocean Ramsey was recently filmed swimming with a great white shark as part of a promotional video for the...

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Arrested: Activist Defends Keystone Pipeline Protest At White House (VIDEO)

(950) Comments | Posted February 14, 2013 | 6:13 PM

A day after Robert F. Kennedy Jr. was arrested during a climate change rally outside the White House, the environmental activist joined HuffPost Live to defend his protest against the Keystone XL pipeline.

Kennedy, who is president of the Waterkeeper Alliance and a senior attorney for the National...

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Arrested: Activist Defends Keystone Pipeline Protest At White House (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted February 14, 2013 | 6:13 PM

A day after Robert F. Kennedy Jr. was arrested during a climate change rally outside the White House, the environmental activist joined HuffPost Live to defend his protest against the Keystone XL pipeline.

Kennedy, who is president of the Waterkeeper Alliance and a senior attorney for the National...

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Elizabeth MacNamara, League of Women Voters President: Obama Voting Commission Will Delay Voting Reform (VIDEO)

(283) Comments | Posted February 13, 2013 | 5:18 PM

The president of the League of Women Voters said Wednesday that President Barack Obama has failed to take bold steps toward improving the voting process in this country.

On HuffPost Live Wednesday, League president Elizabeth MacNamara harshly criticized Obama's new independent voting commission, which he announced during his...

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Osama Bin Laden Shooter Shared Thoughts on 'Zero Dark Thirty' With Esquire Reporter Phil Bronstein (VIDEO)

(320) Comments | Posted February 11, 2013 | 6:10 PM

A new Esquire report is making headlines for its in-depth profile of the Navy SEAL Team Six member who shot and killed Osama bin Laden. The former SEAL opened up to reporter Phil Bronstein about his role in the mission, but also about the hardships he has faced...

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Joe Biden Supports Freeing Don Siegelman, Imprisoned Former Alabama Governor, Daughter Says (VIDEO)

(5) Comments | Posted February 11, 2013 | 2:02 PM

Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman already has 112 former state attorney generals petitioning for his release from federal prison. Now, he may also have the support of Vice President Joe Biden.

Siegelman's daughter Dana recently spoke to HuffPost Live about the fight to free her...

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'Argo' Screenwriter Explains 'Argo F*ck Yourself' Line (NSFW VIDEO)

(85) Comments | Posted February 8, 2013 | 5:53 PM

In the Oscar-nominated film "Argo," there is a line repeated throughout the story for comedic relief. Turns out, it provided a few laughs in real life, too.

On HuffPost Live Wednesday, "Argo" screenwriter Chris Terrio said the line -- "Argo F*ck Yourself" -- was actually a phrase used...

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TLC's Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins Addresses Rumors of 'Left Eye' Hologram (VIDEO)

(4) Comments | Posted February 8, 2013 | 12:55 PM

Fans of Tupac Shakur went wild last year when a hologram of the late rapper appeared on stage at Coachella. Now, many are hoping that another late singer -- R&B group TLC's Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes -- will be resurrected on stage sometime soon.

On HuffPost Live Tuesday,...

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Dodge 'God Made a Farmer' Rebuttal Ad Features Latino Americans (VIDEO)

(498) Comments | Posted February 6, 2013 | 4:07 PM

Dodge Ram's Super Bowl ad painted a romantic portrait of American farmers, but did it irresponsibly avoid reality?

The car company's "God Made a Farmer" ad has been praised for its earnestness, but it has also been criticized for failing to feature many minorities. To counter that, the...

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Todd Kincannon, Former South Carolina GOP Executive Director, Defends Trayvon Martin Tweets (VIDEO)

(5336) Comments | Posted February 4, 2013 | 4:03 PM

Former South Carolina GOP executive director Todd Kincannon is known for making provocative statements on Twitter, but his latest series of tweets has caused an uproar on the Internet and even brought on death threats.

During the Super Bowl Sunday evening, Kincannon sent out a

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Super Bowl 2013: Will The Game Help New Orleans' Economy? (VIDEO)

(30) Comments | Posted February 1, 2013 | 6:27 PM

The NFL is estimating that Super Bowl 47 will bring a $434 million boost to the New Orleans economy. But is that number grossly exaggerated? Some analysts say the game won't be the economic boom the city is anticipating.

Economics professor Victor Matheson assessed the...

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Janna Malamud Smith, Psychotherapist: Income Inequality Is Affecting Our Mental Health

(106) Comments | Posted February 1, 2013 | 6:24 PM

America's income inequality could be impacting more than just our bottom lines.

Psychotherapist Janna Malamud Smith told HuffPost Live that as the wealth gap increases in the United States, it's actually affecting our mental health. Smith said that families and friend circles that have an unusually wealthy person...

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Farm Worker Conditions Likened to Modern Slavery (VIDEO)

(1289) Comments | Posted February 1, 2013 | 6:19 PM

For every 32 pounds of tomatoes Leonel Perez picks on Florida farmlands, he says he receives a piece rate of 50 cents.

"That's a piece rate that has not changed in over 30 years," the migrant worker noted.

A report issued this month by The Center for...

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