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EU Eases Cap-And-Trade Plan For Airlines

AP | By DON MELVIN | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green

BRUSSELS -- An EU program aimed at slowing climate change will allow airlines to emit 85 percent of their carbon dioxide limits for free in the hope t...

Family Going Veggie? How To Make Sure They Get The Right Nutrients

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 10.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

While it's been well established that a vegetarian diet can be healthful and adequate in nutrition, children and teens do require age-appropriate intakes of certain nutrients.

What a Liberal Does on the Fourth of July

Dan Bimrose | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics
Dan Bimrose

On a day where we should all celebrate our nation. there are members of society who find it difficult to imagine that it would be possible for self-styled liberals to find cause for celebration on the Fourth of July.

"The Weddings of the Century"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.29.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge St. James's Palace Chapel Royal, Cleveland Row London, England SW1A 1DH Dear William and Kate: I a...

China's Universities: Foreign Students Face 'Indoctrination Camps'

Frank Schultz | Posted 07.01.2011 | World
Frank Schultz

Most universities in China are surrounded by fences and walls, often with the exits located in the four corners of the campus which are guarded by at least two people and security agents in civvies. You have to show your ID card on entering and leaving.

Wanted: 1,000 Pastors For the Poor

Jim Wallis | Posted 08.16.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

There is a policy myth is that churches and charities alone could take care of the problems of poverty -- especially if we slashed taxes. But this really has more to do with libertarian political ideology than good theology.

The Casual Beer Drinker's Summer Brews Rundown

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 08.16.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Small Kitchen College Ahh, summer! Nary a warm breeze wafted o'er my sunkissed cheeks before I thought: man, I could really use a beer right now. In...

American Dream Lives On Despite Rising Financial Insecurity: Survey

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.27.2011 | Business

Americans, despite the uncertainty of their own personal finances, continue to have faith in that well-worn concept of an American dream. In a rec...

Any Channel

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.02.2011 | World
Chris Weigant

To me, the most momentous phrase in the American lexicon is when a friend calls up and says some version of, "Turn on your television... to any channel." What made last night different, though, was that the news was not bad.

For the Benefit and Enjoyment of the People

Neil Mulholland | Posted 06.20.2011 | Green
Neil Mulholland

This week we celebrate National Park Week. The crash site of United Flight 93 sits in waiting, destined to become one of our newest national parks -- the Flight 93 National Memorial.

Nuclear Industry's Trillion-Dollar Question

Posted 06.18.2011 | Business

PARIS (Muriel Boselli and Geert De Clercq) - In the inbox of Petr Zavodsky, director of nuclear power plant construction at Czech power group CEZ ar...

Introducing Leverage Records: A Conversation With Stephen Levinson, Rick Rubin, Michael Goldberg and Isaac Heymann

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.13.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

From the teams who brought us Entourage as the labels Def Jam now comes Leverage Records, a division that will focus on developing and releasing projects by new talent as well as music placement in films and television.

Glen Ford: American Imperialism is Unraveling (Part 2)

Kathleen Wells, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Wells, J.D.

Glen Ford worked as a Network Broadcast Journalist in Washington DC and created in 1977 along with Peter Gamble, America's Black Forum which was the first nationally syndicated black news interview program on commercial television.

I Am Not a Muslim. I Am Not a Public Sector Worker.

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sally Kohn

Most Americans are not Muslim. And most Americans do not work for our government. So, like any minority, they're easy to pick on. Who's gonna mind? Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe would.

The Case for a Pluralistic Pakistan: A Pakistani-American Perspective

Taha Gaya | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Taha Gaya

Our culture and our faith is not one that denigrates and assassinates people of other faiths and perspectives but one that honors diversity and seeks to share common values of humanity.

The North Jersey Onion Burger

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

I recently wrote about my North Jersey slider recipe at The Hamburger That Made Me Whole: With Recipe, At Last! So I thought the least...

Losing Our Sons and Daughters: The Cost of Afghanistan

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

The small percentage of Americans who have borne the brunt of the human costs of our Afghan war, the utter corruption of the government we are supporting, and the toll in civilian casualties all make the continuing of this war immoral.

Revolutionary Thoughts

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris Weigant

Don't expect an outcome equal to the (mostly) peaceful overthrows in Tunisia and Egypt in every single country now affected by this "people power" movement. There are major differences from country to country.

Glen Ford: American Imperialism Is Unraveling (Part 1)

Kathleen Wells, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Wells, J.D.

Glen Ford worked as a network broadcast journalist in Washington, D.C., and created in 1977, along with Peter Gamble, America's Black Forum, which was the first nationally-syndicated black news interview program on commercial television.

Don't Blame the Song, Blame the Packaging

Susan Deily-Swearingen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Susan Deily-Swearingen

On the home page of AOL News last week I encountered this opinion piece by Kevin Blackistone, "Time to Turn Off National Anthem Before Sports Events,"...

La Silhouette French-American From Some Very Vetted Vets

Thrillist | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Once you've worked with the best, expectations can be pretty high, especially if that person is Jay-Z, and your name is Expectations. Holding themse...

Restaurateur Pino Luongo Unloads On Rivals Batali, White, Carmellini

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

We had a long conversation about Italian cooking with Pino Luongo, one of the pioneering restaurateurs. More from that is on the way. But let's start ...

Media Muzzled for Egyptian Elections, but Blogosphere Thrives

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

The government may have shut down religious channels, limited live political broadcasts and used licensing requirements to silence texting services, but this hasn't halted the political discourse.

Innovations in Newspapers Are Key to Their Survival

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Amid all the gloom and doom of newspapers limping or folding, there's a ray of hope in the print media landscape, thanks to innovative thinking and risk taking by publishers and editors who recognize opportunities to be seized at the right time.

Find. Eat. Drink.'s Tips for Cheese Pairings

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Find. Eat. Drink.

The tradition of American cheeses dates back to the 17th Century English Puritan dairy farmers who brought over the craft from the Old World. It ord...