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Kayson Shelton, 2, Dies After Dolphin Statue Falls On Him

AP | David Moye | June 9, 2014 | Crime
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 2-year-old Utah boy was killed when a 6-foot-tall dolphin statue fell on him in the Fisherman's Wharf area of San Francisco, police said Monday. The toddler was apparently playing on Friday when he climbed up and wrapped his arms and legs around the heavy metal...

Man Rides A Jet Pack From The 45th Floor Of Four Seasons Hotel

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | June 7, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
A man jumped from the 45th floor of the Four Seasons Denver on Thursday. Don't worry, things had a happy ending -- rather than plummeting to the cement, he hovered above it all with a jet pack. Nick Macomber took a brief, thirty-second flight before safely landing back on the...

Why Boxing Champion Peter Quillin Went 7 Weeks Without Sex

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | June 6, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
World Boxing Organization Middleweight Champion Peter Quillin takes his fights seriously -- so seriously, in fact, that he abstains from sex for as long as seven weeks before a big match. Quillin joined HuffPost Live's Marc Lamont Hill and Dr. Greg Stewart, the co-director of Tulane University's Sports...

QueerView June 6: A Look Back At The Week In LGBT News Stories

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | June 6, 2014 | Gay Voices
Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live will take a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check back every Friday for your queer news round-up in this regular feature titled "QueerView." Actor Fired After Confronting Anti-Gay Heckler During Performance A...

Kris Jenner Reveals Why She's Been Wearing Her Wedding Ring Lately

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | June 6, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Kris Jenner has been spotted wearing her wedding ring as of late, but it's not because she's back together with Bruce. The notorious momager told HuffPost Live on Thursday that she's been donning the sparkler simply because "it's a great ring." "What can I say? I love it,...

California Weed Industry Worth $31 Billion Per Year

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | June 4, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Whether you support it or not, marijuana in sunny California is certainly bringing in the big bucks. Josh Harkinson, a senior reporter at Mother Jones, joined HuffPost Live to reveal just how much green this green is bringing into the state. Harkinson recently wrote a piece extolling...

DOMA Plaintiff Edie Windsor Joins HuffPost Live June 5

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | June 5, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Edie Windsor and lawyer Roberta Kaplan, the duo who brought down the the Defense of Marriage Act, join HuffPost Live at 4:30 p.m. on June 5 to discuss life after DOMA, LGBT rights and how they'll be celebrating Pride Month.

Mother Recalls How She Came To Terms With Her Daughter's Down Syndrome

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | June 4, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Tara McCallon can remember the first time she ever articulated that her daughter had down syndrome. She was in the hospital gift shop, waiting for her five-week-old daughter Pip to emerge from eye surgery, when a "little old lady" behind the counter asked what she was there for. "I said,...

Jean Hanff Korelitz On The Benefits Of Loving A Best Friend Even After The Friendship Ends

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | June 4, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Jean Hanff Korelitz, author of "Admission" and "You Should Have Known," found herself in a toxic friendship with her best friend Molly. After distancing Molly from her life and letting their friendship dissolve, Korelitz is in a happier place, confident she's made the right decision....

Maria Menounos Recalls Her 'Bikini Malfunction,' The 'Most Embarrassing' Moment Of Her Life

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | June 4, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Maria Menounos has a fabulous figure thanks in part to the tips in her new book, "The EveryGirl's Guide to Diet and Fitness," but during a visit to HuffPost Live on Tuesday she recalled a time when the paparazzi saw a little too much of her body. Back...

'Slenderman,' Mythical Creature Associated With Wisconsin Stabbing, Explained

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | June 4, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
A 12-year-old girl in Wisconsin was lured by two friends to the woods this past weekend, where she was then stabbed by them 19 times in an attempt to meet the mythical creature "Slenderman." The victim survived and the two stabbers have been arrested, but the event raised...

Ignoring Maya Angelou's Past As A Sex Worker Simplifies Her Legacy

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | June 4, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
After literary legend Maya Angelou passed away on May 28, she was extolled for her contribution to the world through works like "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings," "And Still I Rise" and "Phenomenal Woman." But have writers focusing only on the highs of Angelou's long and complex life...

'Dancing With The Stars' Winner Meryl Davis On Her 'Chemistry' With Partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy (VIDEO)

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | June 3, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
After their gold medal-winning performance at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White were dogged by dating rumors. But after winning "Dancing With The Stars," Davis began to get questions about another romance: with her "Dancing" partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy. Davis and White joined HuffPost Live...

When Your Dog Loves To Sleep In Your Bed, How Do You Find Time For Intimacy?

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | June 3, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Sometimes there's nothing better than curling up in bed and snuggling with a canine companion. But what do you do when your dog wants to be so close that there's no room for your partner? HuffPost Live's Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani spoke to two dog owners and professional dog trainer...

Navy Seal Explains How He Found Happiness After Returning From Combat

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | June 3, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Brent Gleeson was unhappy working in finance, so he quit his job to join the Navy. But that wouldn't be the only time he would make a significant life change in pursuit of happiness. Upon returning home from combat, Gleeson and his wife decided to end their marriage, leaving him...

Richard Martinez, Father Of UCSB Shooting Victim: Elliot Rodger's Parents Need Support, Too

Ryan Buxton | June 2, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Richard Martinez lost his son to Elliot Rodger's spree of violence near the University of California, Santa Barbara, on May 23, but he knows he isn't the only one. Martinez's son, 20-year-old Christopher Michaels-Martinez, was the last of six victims killed by Rodger. One June 1, just more...

'Mandela' Screenwriter Blames '12 Years A Slave' For Sucking 'Up All The Guilt About Black People'

Danielle Cadet | June 2, 2014 | Black Voices
Steve McQueen's film "12 Years a Slave" not only received incredible praise from moviegoers and film gurus, it also snagged an Academy Award for Best Picture. But not everyone was happy about the film's success. William Nicholson, screenwriter for "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom," spoke out against...

Reporter Can't Keep Up With Stockholm Marathon Runners Despite A Solid Effort

Emily Tess Katz | June 2, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
A determined journalist made a concerted effort to trail runners Benjamin Bitok (in blue) and Nixon Machichin (in orange) at the Stockholm Marathon this past Saturday, May 31, in what seems to be an attempt to ask them a question mid-race. Unable to keep up with the two...

Dr. Kevin Tracey Explains How A Nerve Stimulator Could Change Arthritis Treatment

Ryan Buxton | May 30, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
A machine the size of pea could be the answer to healing the painful inflammation that comes from arthritis. Dr. Kevin Tracey joined HuffPost Live's Josh Zepps to discuss a tiny nerve stimulator that can put a stop to the neural transmissions that cause inflammation. As...

QueerView May 30: A Look Back At The Week In LGBT News Stories

James Nichols | May 30, 2014 | Gay Voices
Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live will take a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check back every Friday for your queer news round-up in this regular feature titled "QueerView." How Maya Angelou Helped The LGBT Rights Movement Internationally...
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