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West Virginia Governor Brings Out Actual Bulls**t To Show What He Thinks Of Budget Bill

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.13.2017 | Politics

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice (D) made it clear he thinks a budget bill state lawmakers sent to his desk is a load of bull crap. Justice rolled out a...

Couple Marries After 41 Years Together, 'Saved The Best For Last'

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 12.21.2016 | Fifty

Bill and Linda Bownds are a lot like other couples: They’re deeply in love, had an adorable meet cute, and dated for 41 years before tying the knot....

Bill Cunningham, Famed Street Fashion Photographer, Dies At 87

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 06.26.2016 | Style

Bill Cunningham, the beloved photographer known for his keen eye for street style, has died. Cunningham died in New York on Saturday, announced The Ne...

Lin-Manuel Miranda On Why Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis Is A ‘Life Or Death Issue’

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.24.2016 | Latino Voices

Lin-Manuel Miranda is not throwing away his shot to make a difference, and says he's trying to be smart about using his platform to talk about issues ...

Lin-Manuel Miranda Wants More From Congress' Proposed Puerto Rico Bill

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.01.2016 | Latino Voices

Congress' most recent Puerto Rico bill, which would create a new process that could enable the island to enter court-supervised debt restructuring, ha...

New York Vets Lobby To Ban The Declawing Of Cats Right Meow

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 05.23.2016 | Good News

Cat lovers, get ready to purr. Animal activists met in Albany, New York, last Tuesday to lobby a bill that would make declawing of cats illegal in New...

His DirecTV Bill Was $708 Instead Of $72

Christopher Elliott | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Christopher Elliott

After Christopher Gomez switches to DirecTV, he receives an unexpected bill. Now what? Question: I need your help. Earlier this year, I called to disc...

A New Act Could Provide Veterans Who Have PTSD With Service Dogs

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 03.24.2016 | Good News

Some soldiers find themselves fighting a completely different battle when they return to civilian life — dealing with post-traumatic stress. That's ...

This Bill Would Kill Hotel Resort Fees

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.01.2016 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Everyone wants to kill hotel resort fees, those annoying extras added to your hotel bill after you ask for a price quote. The latest effort comes from...

Why Won't AT&T Prorate My Bill?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 02.18.2016 | Business
Christopher Elliott

Why is Ramesh Kaimal being billed for an extra week of wireless service with AT&T, even though he’s already given up his phone? And is there any cha...

Hillary: Please Do Not Try To Out-Trump Trump

Marvin Meadors | Posted 08.31.2016 | Politics
Marvin Meadors

When Hillary compares the Republicans to "terrorists" and suggests they will round up undocumented immigrants and put them in "box cars," evoking memories of the Holocaust, she changes the focus from the absurdity of their positions to scrutiny of hersel

Carter and Clinton: A Tale of Two Presidents

Peter Van Buren | Posted 08.14.2016 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

Voters should judge a candidate not just on examples of past competency, but with an eye toward the core things that really matter: character, values, honesty, humility and selflessness. Perhaps this tale of two presidents has a lesson in it for 2016.

The Phoniness of Donald Trump

Bill George | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Bill George

In the past, he has advocated government health care, an assault weapons ban, and 14.25 percent flat tax on all wealthy Americans. Now he opposes all three. Does he stand for anything, other than promoting Donald Trump?

The $10 Is Not Our First Choice, But It Is Our First Opportunity

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen | Posted 07.13.2016 | Politics
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen

America's currency includes a wide range of paper notes, and there have been plenty of notable American women. So there is no excuse for the exclusion of women from U.S. bills. Our money reflects our ideals and values as a nation; it also should reflect our diversity as a people.

Your Privacy -- Qualcomm, Suicide, DARPA: Top Trending Stories Today

Mark Weinstein | Posted 05.20.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

As we move forward into March Madness, we look back at the hottest trending online privacy stories and discover a different form of madness. Some of the news is good, some is bad and some sends a message of hope for our future.

5 Newsworthy Privacy Stories Today

Mark Weinstein | Posted 05.09.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

In addition to my regular HuffPost musings, this marks the first of a series of weekly columns designed to quickly and dare I say entertainingly help us all be aware of a few most important privacy-related stories, good and/or bad.

Bogus Reps Anger Even More Comcast Customers

Christopher Elliott | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Christopher Elliott

What follows is easily one of the most bizarre epilogues to an already bizarre story about bad customer service. It involves harassing phone calls, threats to cut off service and the use of unusually vulgar language, even by Internet standards.

Boehner and McConnell Argue Over Who Should Cave First

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.13.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The emerging dynamic between John Boehner and Mitch McConnell is one to watch, because it is heading for a showdown in the next few weeks. Sooner or later, one of them is going to have to cave in to the hard, cold reality that Republicans just do not have the votes to impose their will on a Democratic president.

Republicans' Losing Game on Homeland Security Bill

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.06.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Republicans in Congress have, once again, successfully painted themselves into a corner. Even though they've done exactly this previously (in exactly the same way), they now have absolutely no idea how to get out of this dilemma (which they created for themselves).

Want to End Campus Sexual Assault? Tackle the Primary Issue Being Ignored

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 12.08.2014 | College
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Until we're willing to deal with the fact that young people are sexual people who need more realistic, developmentally appropriate guidance when it comes to sexual expression and satisfaction, the situation is not going to change.

Federally Funded Discrimination -- Did Obama Go Far Enough?

Shayna A. Pitre | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics
Shayna A. Pitre

Religious organizations receiving federal contracts can no longer discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees. Some question whether President Obama has gone too far. Others question whether he has gone far enough.

Why Are Travel Companies So Impatient With Us?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 07.13.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Although travel businesses have a well-deserved reputation for taking their time with refunding our purchases, they are less patient when it comes to us paying our bills.

The Clintons Enjoy

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.26.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


NO SECURITY: Phreaking Out the Phone Phreaks

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 04.23.2014 | Home
Michael Nirenberg

On February 11, 2014 the citizens of cyberspace waged an Internet-wide war against the NSA's Mass surveillance program called "The Day We Fought Back". As the story unfolds, it is important to look at the history of mass surveillance, and see what we can learn from it.

Pee-Shy: Dr. Frank Spinelli Exposes His Struggles With Child Molestation, Paruresis and Finding True Love in NYC

Austin Head | Posted 03.24.2014 | Home
Austin Head

Pee-Shy takes you through a whirlwind of emotions from the grand fears of childhood to the small disappointments of adulthood. Dr. Spinelli shines a bright light into deep shadows of child molestation from the view of the victim ... it is a brave endeavor.