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The Rock Confirms He Can 'Redirect' A Torpedo With His Bare Hand

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.12.2017 | Entertainment

UPDATE: The Rock has spoken, again. The headline of our original post said Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson confirmed that he could “move” a torpedo...

This Former Presidential Candidate Says He Doesn't Trust Donald Trump With His Life

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 10.26.2016 | Politics

Rare are elections in which one side argues that the opposing candidate may initiate a nuclear holocaust. But in the closing weeks of the 2016 campaig...

Will The New York Primary Do For Hillary What It Did For Her Husband?

The Conversation US | Posted 04.20.2017 | Politics
The Conversation US

The similarities between the 1992 contest and this year's in New York are striking. In 1992, Bill Clinton's campaign lost momentum after early strong showings in the South, which encouraged then-former California Governor Jerry Brown, Clinton's one major remaining rival that year, to seek a decisive win in New York.

A Brief History: Bernie, Barry, Bill and Hillary

Terry Smith | Posted 02.26.2017 | Politics
Terry Smith

The degree to which the 2016 Democratic presidential primary has centered on race is historic. Not since 1964 when Lyndon Johnson ran on a platform of enacting the Civil Rights Act has racial equality figured so prominently as a campaign issue.

DNC Must Heed Warning Bells From 2000

Bennet Kelley | Posted 12.29.2016 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

Fifteen years ago, the Democrats' heir apparent sought to succeed a termed out president, but was faced with a challenge on the left from a popular senator and persistent net negative approval ratings. Sound familiar?

Should Biden Run for the Democratic Presidential Nomination, not Getting Endorsement of President would Not be Unprecedented

Rich Rubino | Posted 08.09.2016 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Vice President Joe Biden is believed to be seriously contemplating a bid for the Democratic Presidential nomination. Should he enter the race, one of his opponents would be former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton who served under President Barack Obama.

Mad Men: More Hope and Some Change

William Bradley | Posted 06.21.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Valentine's Day 1969 finds not much romance amongst the Sterling Cooper crew and no little consternation over work. But there are some definite green shoots of hope and change popping up amidst the confusion and anger.

These Knicks Have No Sense Of Where They Are

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.19.2013 | Sports

"A Sense Of Where You Are" is the title of a must-read book written about New York Knicks legend Bill Bradley. It is also something that won't likely...

What's Still Missing From the Gun Control Debate

Jim Sleeper | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

Certain kinds of "speech" don't deserve First Amendment protection because the "speakers" aren't the flesh-and-blood citizens -- and not even associations of free flesh-and-blood citizens -- that the amendment was designed to protect.

It's Time for 21st-century Citizenship

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

Which vision and version of citizenship is correct? The answer should be both. Early in this 21st century, however, where partisanship has been elevated to the new art of war it appears that neither may be.

Stealing Votes and Buying the Presidency: A Winning Combination to Destroy Our Democracy

Pearl Korn | Posted 08.25.2012 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Will you pick up the gauntlet, Mr. President, and make the case for why we must pass an amendment to strike down Citizens United? It will give you a strong foundation for your strategy to win in November.

Would an Agnostic Make the Best President?

Keli Goff | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics
Keli Goff

Our country has a long and complicated relationship with the role of religion in politics. The more that anger continues to dominate the conversation about religion in our country, the more I appreciate those who say 'enough is enough' with the politics of religion hijacking our political discourse.

We Can All Do Better

Sen. Bill Bradley | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business
Sen. Bill Bradley

America's idealism, optimism, and spirit of self-reliance -- all these have created the unique American character. But the America of today is in a state of confusion. We don't see our problems clearly, or if we do, we often -- out of inertia, fear, or greed -- fail to deal with them.

Still a Wizard, a True Star: A Conversation With Todd Rundgren, Plus Tonight Alive's "Starlight" (Exclusive)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.06.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I wrote a song about my high school girlfriend who broke my heart and have been milking it ever since. The irony of it is, it's the very first song I ever wrote and it's the song that's pinned on my back, kind of like 'kick me.'"

PHOTOS: Famous Athletes Who Came From Ivy League Schools

Posted 02.08.2012 | College

Jeremy Lin is making waves as a point guard for the New York Knicks, but people have also noticed he has an unlikely background who scored 25 points...

Jordan Schultz

Politicians Playing Sports | Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.07.2011 | Sports

Companies like Nike, Adidas, and Mitchell & Ness allow both casual and obsessive sports fans to relive their fondest childhood memories with throwback...

My Conversation With Bill Bradley

Tavis Smiley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tavis Smiley

2011-01-25-playbradley.jpgBill Bradley weighs in on how President Obama can use this moment of the State of the Union to rise above the negative discourse that is so pervasive in American politics.

Health Care -- It's About Time

Mark C. Alexander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark C. Alexander

Today we are declaring that we are a nation where all of us will have the opportunity to obtain basic affordable health care. In this, the greatest country on earth, we owe ourselves nothing less.

Why Is This Man Secretary of Education?

Bill Sweetland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Bill Sweetland

Arne Duncan must know that the "student-athlete" is a joke, a very bad joke. College professional athletics are indefensible. They should be abolished immediately.

Politicians Who Look Like Turkeys (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Dan Abramson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Is it just us, or is the political scene overrun by guys who look like turkeys? It's probably just us, but we thought we'd compile our favorites....

Let's Clean Up College Basketball and Football

Sec. Arne Duncan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Sec. Arne Duncan

The needless tragedy of big-time college basketball and football today is that a small number of bad actors are tainting everyone. How can we protect men's basketball and football from abuses? Here are three ideas.

Krugman, Roubini, Soros: How To Solve The Financial Crisis

The New York Review of Books | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Following are excerpts from a symposium on the economic crisis presented by The New York Review of Books and PEN World Voices at the Metropolitan Muse...

Jack Kemp: Bleeding-Heart Conservative

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Kemp was a fervent believer in "supply side economics," which I just as fervently oppose. But you do not have to agree with all of Jack Kemp's economic policies to be impressed and inspired with his life and leadership.

Matthew Palevsky

World's Top Economists Agree: The Global Recession Will Continue | Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- "As you might have realized by now, we're in a difficult situation," said billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros to a sold-o...

Arne Duncan -- Get in the Game

Dennis Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dennis Danziger

Duncan has the right stuff to make huge and positive changes in the lives of our public school children. He did it in Chicago and I want him to repeat those successes across our nation.