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As Buffalo Snow Ends, Roof Collapses And Floods Are Concerns

AP | James Gerken | November 21, 2014 | Green
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday, yet residents still couldn't breathe easy, as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under...

Western New York Residents Call Snow Worst In Memory, Now Prepare For Rain And Warmer Temps

AP | James Gerken | November 21, 2014 | Green
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A snowfall that brought huge snowdrifts and closed roads around Buffalo was finally expected to stop, but residents still couldn't breathe easy, as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and into the coming week raised the possibility of floods and the...

100-Year-Old Woman Sees The Ocean For The First Time, Is Left 'Speechless'

AP | Ryan Grenoble | November 20, 2014 | Good News
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) — Ruby Holt spent most of her 100 years on a farm in rural Tennessee, picking cotton and raising four children. She never had the time or money to go to a beach. That finally changed this month, just a few weeks shy of Holt's 101st...

These Happy Sanctuary Turkeys Might Change The Way You Feel About Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | November 20, 2014 | Green
These turkeys are living it up this Thanksgiving, safe and happy on farm animal sanctuaries. Farm sanctuaries take in all kinds of farm animals, typically those rescued from factory farms or slaughterhouses, and let them live out their lives in greener pastures. They also devote a lot of time to...

'Rape In The Time Of Celebrity' Reveals The Sad Reality Of Sexual Assault Allegations Against Famous Men

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | November 20, 2014 | Women
“They’re impossible to touch, but they’ll touch you." That's how "Rape In The Time Of Celebrity," created by Vana Dabney and Deirdre Devlin, starts out in its parody of how so many famous men are able to shrug off rape allegations, simply...

17 Book Lovers' Gift Ideas For The Women In Your Life Who Can't Stop Reading

The Huffington Post | Kristina Martin | November 21, 2014 | Women
If you have any book snobs on your list this year, we've got you covered. From actual books (unputdownable, of course) to Virginia Woolf-inspired tote bags, here are 17 gifts the book lovers in your life would love to receive:

Congress, Off For Thanksgiving, Freaks Over Obama Immigration Action Ahead Of Time

Michael McAuliff | November 20, 2014 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- The lame-duck Congress cued up its freak-out over President Barack Obama's pending immigration announcement Thursday, with Democrats calling it bold and courageous and Republicans deeming at an assault on democracy. Obama's executive action is expected to apply to as many as 5 million people. Four million undocumented...

Networks Confident Americans Care More About 'Big Bang Theory' Than Fate Of 5 Million Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | November 20, 2014 | Media
The sad part is that they're probably right.

Two Children Dead In New Jersey Home Shooting

AP | David Lohr | November 20, 2014 | Crime
TABERNACLE, N.J. (AP) — A shooting at a home in a secluded wooded area of southern New Jersey left two children dead and their brother and their mother critically wounded, state police said Thursday. Officials said they were not prepared to say whether the shooting in Tabernacle was considered a...

They Said People Would Die If Stop And Frisk Was Reformed. Here's What Really Happened

Christopher Mathias | November 21, 2014 | Media
“More black Americans and more Hispanic Americans are going to die,” said Fox News host Bill O’Reilly. “It will end in buckets of blood on city streets,” wrote The New York Post’s Andrea Peyser. “[T]he blood of new crime victims will be on their...

'Mummenschanz,' The Swiss 'Musicians Of Silence,' Celebrates 40 Years Of Global Success With New Tour

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | November 20, 2014 | Gay Voices
“Mummenschanz,” the masked Swiss theatrical troupe that has dazzled audiences on Broadway and worldwide with its whimsical moves, returns to New York this week with a show that looks back on four decades of surreal success. Floriana Frassetto, the troupe’s Italian-born creator who founded the troupe with Bernie...

Brandon Knight Missed A Painfully Easy Game-Winning Layup

The Huffington Post | Kyle Franco | November 20, 2014 | Sports
All Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Knight needed to do was make a wide-open layup in the final seconds of overtime and his team would leave Brooklyn with a victory. It looked almost too easy. With the game tied at 105, Knight intercepted a pass with five seconds left and drove...

All Hail Georgia O'Keeffe, The Highest-Selling Woman In Art Auction History

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | November 20, 2014 | Arts
Georgia O'Keeffe, one of the godmothers of modernist painting, has just made history at Sotheby's auction. A work by the late American artist smashed records Thursday morning when it sold for $44.4 million -- a price three times larger than the previous auction record for a female artist. Congratulations...

Watch 'The Tonight Show' Turn Into A 'Jon Stewart Show' Reunion

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | November 20, 2014 | Comedy
Jon Stewart finally returned to "The Tonight Show," and he brought the '90s with him. Though "The Daily Show" host has reportedly not been on the show in 8 years, Stewart dropped by on Wednesday to chat with Jimmy Fallon about his new movie, "Rosewater." His visit...

Fewer People Plan To Shop On Thanksgiving This Year

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | November 20, 2014 | Business
Could the country's biggest box stores be losing their so-called "War on Thanksgiving"? Fewer Americans plan to spend their turkey day shopping this year compared to 2013, according to a report released Thursday by the National Retail Federation. Only 18.3 percent of people (25.6 million people) who said...

Stop Rushing To Put On Your Condoms

Reuters | November 20, 2014 | Healthy Living
By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - Rushing to put on a condom may lead to problems that raise the risk of sexually transmitted infections, according to a new study. Survey responders, almost 60 percent of them women, were more likely to report condom breaks, leaks and slips when it...

Pot Smoke Triggers Fire Alarm At Princeton

Alexandra Svokos | November 20, 2014 | College
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) -- It was a case of higher learning that triggered a fire alarm and forced the evacuation of 100 students from a Princeton University dormitory. The alarm went off early Wednesday in a music practice room in the basement of Forbes College. Princeton spokesman Martin Mbugua tells...

Therese Serignese, Florida Nurse, Says Bill Cosby Drugged And Raped Her In 1976

Emma Gray | November 20, 2014 | Women
Amid a slew of allegations against Bill Cosby, another woman has come forward claiming that the comedian and actor sexually assaulted her. Therese Serignese, a 57-year-old registered nurse from Boca Raton, Florida, reached out to The Huffington Post to tell her story, 38 years after she...

Goldman Sachs Fires Employees Over Leak Of Confidential NY Fed Info

Reuters | November 21, 2014 | Business
(Adds details, background, statement from New York Fed) By Tanya Agrawal Nov 20 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc said it fired two employees over the leaking of confidential information from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, raising again questions about the bank's alleged cozy relationship with its regulator....

Taryn Manning Reportedly Arrested For Criminal Threats

Lauren Zupkus | November 20, 2014 | Entertainment
Taryn Manning has been arrested in New York City for making criminal threats, TMZ reports. The Huffington Post has reached out to Manning's rep and the NYPD for comment. According to TMZ, the "Orange Is the New Black" star reportedly threatened her former friend Jeanine Heller via...
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