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Trump's Position On Medicare Drug Pricing Just Flipped Again. Unless It Didn't.

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 02.07.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump’s on-again-off-again promise to have the government negotiate drug prices directly with pharmaceutical companies is back on a...

Several Tornadoes Batter Louisiana

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.07.2017 | Green

Southern Louisiana was struck hard by several tornadoes in multiple storm fronts Tuesday. A number of injuries were reported as videos began to surfac...

What 'Breaking News' Really Means In Today's World

Barbara Rady Kazdan | Posted 10.27.2016 | Fifty
Barbara Rady Kazdan

Just about every time I tune in to an all-news TV channel, a bright red banner announces: BREAKING NEWS. At first I thought, there's so much fluff filling those 24-hour cycles, they post a banner when they're about to report an actual news item.

Witness The Current Crisis In Haiti For Yourself

The Huffington Post | Averie Timm | Posted 10.25.2016 | World


Fear The Real Terrorist

Sister Jenna | Posted 07.07.2016 | World
Sister Jenna

It's not Islamic fundamentalist, it's the fear in souls. We are called to confront the foundation of our fears and our lack of trust with every thought we have.

Every Breaking News Story follows an Arc

Jacquie Jordan | Posted 06.20.2016 | Entertainment
Jacquie Jordan

This is important to know because depending on your area of expertise, you will know where you will fall in the media requested timeline of appearances.

Brussels Attacks: Explaining the News to Our Kids

Common Sense Media | Posted 03.23.2016 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Shootings, terrorist attacks, natural disasters, end-of-the-world predictions -- even local news reports of missing kids and area shootings all can be upsetting news for adults, not to mention kids. In our 24/7 news world, it's become nearly impossible to shield kids from distressing current events.

Bob Dylan Announces New Album and Summer Tour

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 03.07.2016 | Entertainment
Anne Margaret Daniel

Bob Dylan announced today a string of summer tour dates across America, most with Mavis Staples.

People of Action Tricia Woodgett

Dr. Cheryl Action Jackson | Posted 01.12.2017 | Entertainment
Dr. Cheryl Action Jackson

Let me start by saying...I love movies. When I finally have down time, I love watching moviesand romantic comedies are particularly my favorite. So, ...

The VERY Dangerous Things The Media Had To Show In Shooting Suspects' Home

The Huffington Post | John Trowbridge | Posted 12.04.2015 | Comedy

Earlier today, multiple television networks, including MSNBC and CNN, aired footage of reporters entering the home of San Bernardino shooting suspects...

On The Cutting Edge With Bob Dylan: Part One

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 11.03.2016 | Arts
Anne Margaret Daniel

The albums' cover photographs are how very many people think of Dylan, still, today. He's lean, his hair in a snarly nimbus above a thin white face, with its keen, challenging eyes looking right through you. He is not listening to you; you're listening to him.

Photos Of Historic Flooding Show South Carolina Underwater

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 10.06.2015 | Politics

Following a weekend of torrential, history-making rainfall and the collapse of 10 dams across the state, South Carolina is suffering from severe flood...

F. Scott Fitzgerald's Short Story Temperature

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 08.06.2016 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

The manuscripts, and finished typescript, for F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1939 short story "Temperature" have rested quietly at Princeton University for many decades.

Innocence and Experience: Nelle Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird, and Go Set A Watchman

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 07.13.2016 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

Not all succeed. Nelle Lee, publishing as Harper, has now done so twice: first, with To Kill A Mockingbird, its sales in the hundreds of millions already; and now, with Go Set A Watchman, the presale orders for which have smashed prior records to bits.

Riding the Dinky With John Nash

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 05.27.2016 | College
Anne Margaret Daniel

I don't pretend to have known John Nash. Once upon a time, though, when I was a graduate student in the English Department at Princeton University, I often saw him in a somewhat unlikely place.

Is 'Breaking News' the New Normal for ABC?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2016 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

You can't entirely blame ABC News for desperately trying to find a way to remain relevant. After all, they're hard-wired into a 6:30 p.m. time slot in a world where our connected devices deliver real-time updates.

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif Coming to New York

Tara Kangarlou | Posted 06.20.2015 | World
Tara Kangarlou

Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is scheduled to come to New York to address the five-yearly review conference of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) that will be held from April 27th to May 22.

The A320 Crash Is The Worst French Air Disaster Since 1981

HuffPost France | Jean-Baptiste Duval | Posted 03.25.2015 | World

Commercial airline accidents on French territory are a rare occurrence. At least 150 people on board an Airbus A320 owned by German airline Germanwing...

The Impact of the 'Breaking News' Cycle on Our Health

Michele Nealon-Woods | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Michele Nealon-Woods

Whether we hear the news on our way to work, read it over breakfast, or see it regurgitated and analyzed repeatedly through our online and social media channels, it seems inescapable. And like it or not, it infuses itself into our psyche, taking direct aim at how we feel and react.

Political Satire Comes to Mosaic Art

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 09.24.2014 | Comedy
Sybil Adelman Sage

How many of these faces do you recognize?

Bob Dylan Gives Us an Early Gift

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 07.13.2014 | Entertainment
Anne Margaret Daniel

Is Dylan's new track from a forthcoming album? A good guess. The single is a cover, and is almost Dylan's age, written by Buddy Kaye and Ted Mossman in 1945 and most notably recorded, that year, by Frank Sinatra.

Arcade Fire Announces Surprise Show in L.A.

Art Tavana | Posted 10.20.2014 | Los Angeles
Art Tavana

This comes on the heels of the band closing out Coachella weekend one; which included a much talked about cover of "Heart of Glass" with Blondie's Debbie Harry.

OpenSSL Vulnerability Hits the Web Unexpectedly

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 06.16.2014 | Home
Alex Ivanovs

Two thirds of all of the websites in the world use OpenSSL, this vulnerability would enable hackers (or anyone else for that matter) to exploit the cryptographic library and use that as a way of stealing information trough the SSL/TLS gateways.

Aereo to Face Uphill Battle in Supreme Court Next Week, Experts Say (analysis)

Jonathan Handel | Posted 06.15.2014 | Media
Jonathan Handel

Next week's Supreme Court argument will be difficult for cable-competitor Aereo, legal experts agree, as the company faces off against not just broadc...

CNN Breaking News: Wolf Blitzer Missing

Mark Steinberg | Posted 07.23.2014 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

Christiane Amanpour: "We appreciate your giving CNN this exclusive interview, President Putin, and I want to ask you straightway whether it is your in...