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Robert Murray: Worst. Boss. Ever.

(79) Comments | Posted October 18, 2012 | 3:50 PM

There's a new type of bullying in the workplace -- and it's coming right from the top. It uses the boss' power to get the boss' way not just at work, but in the theater of national politics.

Last week we learned that Robert Murray -- the CEO of...

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The Top 4 Ideas From the Guardian's Activate Summit in NYC

(0) Comments | Posted April 29, 2011 | 2:51 PM

Leaders and change-makers working at the intersection of technology, media and politics gathered yesterday for the Guardian's first Activate Summit in New York. The Summit was a more intimate version of events like TED, PdF and SXSW Interactive -- increasingly popular gatherings where experts...

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MoMA: Free, With Inner Peace

(0) Comments | Posted January 25, 2010 | 8:40 AM

Yoga mat-toters, ranging from Upper West Side art aficionados to Williamsburg scenesters, packed into the Museum of Modern Art's second floor atrium at 8:30 Saturday morning for the most popular yoga class of the year.

Beneath artist Gabriel Orozco's "Mobile Matrix" -- a 35-foot long whale skeleton marked with...

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No Impact Week: People From Louisiana To Japan Eager For Change (VIDEO)

(15) Comments | Posted October 20, 2009 | 9:06 AM

Over 4000 people have committed to reducing their carbon footprint over No Impact Week, which started Sunday. Before the week began, HuffPost received an email from Donna Joseph of Everett, Washington who said she would be participating despite the fact that a health condition required her to stay...

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The Must-Read Healthcare Stories Of October

(9) Comments | Posted October 14, 2009 | 6:11 PM

Yesterday HuffPost's Eyes and Ears team wrapped up a 10-day examination of reporting on the topic of health care, a project in partnership with NewsTrust. For a full breakdown of our findings, check out NewsTrust's blog.

The Eyes & Ears community (which you can join...

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No Impact Week: What Motivates You To Join In?

(2) Comments | Posted October 14, 2009 | 3:40 PM

The Huffington Post is teaming up with the No Impact Project for No Impact Week, an exciting week-long experiment in lowering your carbon footprint one day at a time. (Check out the guide here.)

No Impact Week starts this Sunday, October 18th and we want to...

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Must Reads: Best Health Care Reporting This Week

(5) Comments | Posted October 8, 2009 | 3:49 PM

In order to bring you the most thoroughly reported stories about health care reform, the Huffington Post has teamed up with NewsTrust for a week long Health Care News Hunt. People have been rating health care related news all week (You can to by signing up here!)....

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Health Care Horror Story: Crippling Medical Bills Force Health Professional Into Foreclosure

(479) Comments | Posted October 1, 2009 | 1:58 PM

This story is part of the Huffington Post's effort to bear witness to the effects of the current economic environment on ordinary Americans.

When Frank Aprile severed his left thumb and index finger, he had just lost his job and his health insurance. The unfortunate accident would end up...

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Health Care Reform Urgent Say HuffPost Readers

(388) Comments | Posted September 25, 2009 | 12:43 PM

Yesterday, we published a sampling of the thousands of letters to Congress that asked for health care reform, which were on display at an Organize For America event in Columbus, Ohio. The letters had one thing thing in common; they all conveyed a sense of urgency.

We asked...

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No Impact Project Week: Participate With Huffington Post October 18th

(38) Comments | Posted September 24, 2009 | 2:53 PM

To Sign Up For HuffPost's No Impact Week, Click Here!

How do I make a difference?

We've all asked ourselves this. When we think about what we can do as individuals, especially related to the state of increasingly urgent environmental concerns, the idea that one person can...

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What Should Obama Be Reading On The Vineyard?

(269) Comments | Posted August 27, 2009 | 11:25 AM

In addition to golf, tennis, and catching up with his family, Obama will be setting aside a substantial amount of reading time, according to Deputy Press Secretary Bill Burton.

The White House has released Obama's reading list for the week, which at 2,300 pages is a large amount...

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Health Care News Hunt: Become A Watchdog

(4) Comments | Posted August 25, 2009 | 12:37 PM

Keeping track of the health care reform debate has been a mammoth undertaking. A single well written article can clarify the current political playing field, while an incomplete or myopic report can skew one's perception of the conversation. To help HuffPost readers keep track of the debate while promoting the...

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Obama Protester With Semi-Automatic Rifle Part Of 'Publicity Stunt'

(229) Comments | Posted August 19, 2009 | 11:21 AM

A number of YouTube videos have shown a man carrying an AR-15 rifle to a pro-Obama health care reform rally outside the president's speech in Phoenix on Monday. He was one of at least a dozen men carrying unconcealed weapons at the event, according to the AP.

The...

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Refugees Return Home, Muslims Attack Christians And Reading Between The Lines During A Pakistan News Hunt

(0) Comments | Posted August 12, 2009 | 4:42 PM

During the two-week News Hunt that HuffPost Eyes & Ears ran in partnership with NewsTurst and that ended this past Sunday, a Pakistani Taliban leaders was killed by U.S. drone planes, the Pakistani Supreme Court ruled against former President Pervez Musharraf, a group of Muslims leveled an attack...

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"Obama The Anus Of America": Conservatives Riled Up By Health Care Reform Gather Along Bus Tour (PHOTOS)

(1400) Comments | Posted August 10, 2009 | 11:54 AM

Two "Hands Off My Health Care" buses have been making their way across the country as the central organizational tools for the conservative group Americans For Prosperity, acting as magnets for angry conservative protesters who have been venting their hatred for more than just health care reform.

The...

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Americans Celebrate First Hispanic Supreme Court Justice

(12) Comments | Posted August 6, 2009 | 4:49 PM

On Thursday, Sonia Sotomayor won confirmation as the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice. She will also be the third woman Justice in history and the first to be appointed by a Democratic president in 15 years.

For many, those are three reasons to party.

For Americans who will...

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Conflicting Reports on Pakistan and Quality Reporting

(2) Comments | Posted July 31, 2009 | 2:55 PM

On Monday, HuffPost's Eyes and Ears kicked off our two-week Pakistan News Hunt in partnership with News Trust. Thanks to over a hundred Eyes & Ears investigators who signed up through News Trust, we have highlighted some great journalism on the situation in Pakistan.

We started by compiling...

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Obama-Style Community Organizers Prep NYC For Uptick In Volunteers: Help Hunt For Most Vital Volunteer Activities

(9) Comments | Posted July 30, 2009 | 5:00 PM

Click the participate button below to join HuffPost's hunt for the most vital community service activities in New York.

Answering President Obama's call for a 'new era of service' and following in his footsteps as community organizers, nearly 200 stimulus-funded New York City Service Corps members were sworn in...

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Hunting For The Most Trusted News On Pakistan

(4) Comments | Posted July 27, 2009 | 11:18 AM

Have you ever stumbled on a fantastic article and wanted to share it with the whole world? The Huffington Post has teamed up with NewsTrust to give you the opportunity to do just that.

Commencing today and ending on Sunday, August 9, NewsTrust members will join forces with...

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Global Demonstration In Solidarity With Iranians

(76) Comments | Posted July 24, 2009 | 11:05 AM

Tomorrow, people around the word will demonstrate their solidarity with the protestors in Iran by gathering in cities around the world for an international day of action.

Details about the event are listed at United4Iran.com and Amnesty International's web site highlights some of the larger events planned...

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