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Michael Hanline, Man Whose Murder Conviction Was Overturned, Is Free

AP | David Moye | November 24, 2014 | Crime
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — A 69-year-old man convicted of murder 34 years ago was freed Monday after prosecutors told a judge they're no longer sure he committed the crime. Michael Hanline posted $2,500 bail Monday afternoon after a morning hearing at which the judge ordered his movements electronically monitored and...

University Of California Students Protest Tuition Hikes With Massive Campus Walkout

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | November 24, 2014 | College
University of California students participated in a statewide campus walkout Monday as part of their ongoing protests against a significant tuition hike. The movement is anchored at UC Berkeley, where hundreds of students have occupied the campus's Wheeler Hall since a committee of the UC Board of Regents...

One Of These 20 People Will Probably Win Best Director At The 2015 Oscars

Matthew Jacobs | November 24, 2014 | Entertainment
Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 22, 2015, entertainment managing editor Christopher Rosen and entertainment editor Matthew Jacobs will pore over awards season and discuss which films will make the most...

Here Are The 2015 Rhodes Scholars

AP | Alexandra Svokos | November 24, 2014 | College
The 32 American students chosen as Rhodes scholars for 2015, listed by geographical region: District 1: Noam Angrist, Brookline, Mass., Massachusetts Institute of Technology Benjamin D. Sprung-Keyser, Los Angeles, Harvard University District 2: Matthew J. Townsend, Chappaqua, N.Y., Yale University Ruth C. Fong, Somerset,...

Here's What Women Have To Say About The Bill Cosby Accusations

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | November 24, 2014 | Women
With more than 15 women publicly accusing Bill Cosby of sexual assault, it's unsurprising that the conversation surrounding the allegations has taken place on Twitter. Famous for being the family man of television, the 77-year-old comedian's cultural presence has often protected him from widespread scrutiny, but the...

Marijuana Industry Sets Its Sights On The Mainstream

Matt Ferner | November 24, 2014 | Business
Marijuana is growing up. As Colorado and Washington’s recreational marijuana industries blossom and new markets in Oregon and Alaska begin to take shape, so-called ganjapreneurs are looking for ways to take cannabis mainstream. Before long, they hope, marijuana products will be as widely available as alcohol -- and just as...

Palawan, The Most Beautiful Island In The World, Is Sheer Perfection

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | November 24, 2014 | Travel
It's hard to believe the Philippines are an under-appreciated tropical travel destination, especially with their extraordinary hiking, diving, beaches and of course -- islands that are THIS beautiful. And while we'd like to visit every single island in the Philippines, there's one island in particular...

Your Full List Of AMAs Winners

AP | Christopher Rosen | November 24, 2014 | Entertainment
Winners of the 2014 American Music Awards, presented Sunday at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles: Artist of the year: One Direction

J.Lo And Iggy Azalea Perform 'Booty' At The AMAs Amid Controversy

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | November 23, 2014 | Entertainment
Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea kept up their valiant work of convincing Vogue that booties exist with a performance of "Booty" at the American Music Awards on Sunday night. Wearing leotards, the duo performed their song with slightly less lube and Eos product-placement than we saw...

6 Reasons Boomers Fail At Online Dating

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | November 21, 2014 | Fifty
What's with boomers and online dating? The generation that toppled a president, ended a war and preached free love seems to be floundering when it comes to finding romance online. The one refrain we keep hearing from boomers is this: They don't want to fly solo into aging and yet...

Artist Christina Forrer Spends 200 Hours Resurrecting Centuries-Old Tapestry Tradition

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | November 21, 2014 | Arts
In the middle ages, tapestries depicted sprawling battles between gods and monsters, human beings and mythical beasts, precarious moments on the divide between the mortal world and eternal hell. Fast forward some sixteen hundred years to Christina Forrer's variation on the theme, in which epic battles are replaced...

California Rainfall Is Nothing To Get Too Excited About

Lydia O'Connor | November 21, 2014 | Green
An unusual thing happened across California this week -- it rained. But while heavy downpours pounded across the San Francisco Bay Area and brought about an inch of rain on Thursday, water and climate experts warned that the wet week doesn't promise much relief as the state...

Here Are Those Immigration Riots Tom Coburn Warned Us About

Amanda Terkel | November 21, 2014 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), like many other Republicans in Congress, did not want President Barack Obama to announce deportation relief for millions of undocumented immigrants. But while most GOP critics merely expressed concerns about border security and presidential overreach, Coburn made a darker prediction: There would be rioting...

Dem Governors Struggle To Overcome Opposition As Obama Embraces Executive Powers

Samantha Lachman | November 21, 2014 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- The six Democratic governors who face GOP-controlled state legislatures may be slightly jealous of President Barack Obama's ability to do things like go out on his own and protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation. This past election's Republican wave resulted in a

10 Ways House Hunting And Dating Are The Same Thing

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | November 21, 2014 | HuffPost Home
Anyone who has ever braved the big, bad world of dating and/or real estate understands that the two, while totally different, can be equally as daunting. And while we're not saying we necessarily dislike either one (we shamelessly spend hours watching HGTV and are extremely well-educated on...

LA School District To Pay $139 Million To End Molestation Litigation

David Moye | November 21, 2014 | Crime
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Unified School District will pay more than $139 million to end remaining litigation involving an elementary school teacher convicted of committing numerous lewd acts on his students, according to the settlement announced Friday. The deal involving 81 students puts a legal end to...

Taylor Swift And Selena Gomez Have A Super Fun Girls Night With Ellie Goulding

Liat Kornowski | November 21, 2014 | Entertainment
What did you do last night? We were eating takeout in our pajamas while watching "How to Get Away with Murder." Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez, on the other hand, had a blast watching The 1975 in concert. Bitter? Who, us? The dynamic duo let loose with pal Ellie Goulding...

It's 'Turkey Dump Weekend' And The SRSLY Girls Are About To Take A Dump On Your Heart

Andy McDonald | November 21, 2014 | Comedy
The idea of your girlfriend being away at college, hanging around guys whose no-shave Novembers will actually yield results, can't be a comforting thought for most high school boyfriends. Alexandra Fiber and Danielle Gibson of the comedy duo SRSLY have had their first taste of college life...

Hipster Pilgrims Move Into Their New Neighborhood In The Story Of 'Gentrifigiving'

Andy McDonald | November 21, 2014 | Comedy
A group of people move into unfamiliar territory, take over with no understanding of the existing culture and drive the native locals away. Hmm, where have we heard this before? Color TV Comedy puts a new spin on the Thanksgiving holiday by telling it from the perspective of...

Why Rapper T.I. Told His Kids Everything About His Controversial Past (VIDEO)

Lisa Capretto | November 21, 2014 | OWN
Clifford Harris, better known as T.I., is a man who has successfully worn many hats. He's a Grammy-winning hip-hop artist who has sold more than 30 million singles, a producer, an author, an actor, a fashion designer and, most recently, the star of VH1's...
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