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Woman In Police Beating Case Settles For $1.5 Million, Officer Resigns

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.25.2014 | Crime

Marlene Pinnock, the 51-year-old great-grandmother seen in a video being punched by a California Highway Patrol officer, has settled her case against ...

Feds Should Take a Hard Look at California Highway Patrol Beating Case

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 09.28.2014 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The see-no-evil policy of the feds toward police violence has remained constant in the past decade despite the rash of questionable police shootings and beatings of unarmed blacks and Hispanics.

The "Three Turkeys": Making Sense of 30 March Local Elections

Umut Özkırımlı | Posted 06.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Umut Özkırımlı

The message these elections have hammered home, and here the "context" does matter, is the apparent lack of willingness on the part of these groups to continue to live together.

Women's Political Participation on the Rise in Turkey

Melis Figanmese | Posted 06.07.2014 | World
Melis Figanmese

In southeastern Turkey, a region where 45 percent of women cannot read or write, women are making unprecedented gains. The first woman mayor of Hakkari, Dilek Hatipoglu, was elected and Fatma Toru became mayor of Konya's Meram district.

Turkey: CHP Leader Says He Would Consider Stepping Aside For Sarigul

Joe Lauria | Posted 02.18.2014 | World
Joe Lauria

Kilicdaroglu has consistently bashed Erdogan on both domestic and foreign policy in the midst of a deepening gulf in Turkish society between secularists and Islamists that threatens more street violence.

'That 70s Show' Actress Arrested, Again

AP | Posted 06.24.2013 | Celebrity

BURBANK, Calif. -- "That `70s Show" actress Lisa Robin Kelly has been arrested in Southern California on suspicion of drunken driving. The California...

On Leadership: Just Borrow My Ladder

John Hope Bryant | Posted 04.14.2013 | Impact
John Hope Bryant

Learn how to overcome your challenges. How to overcome your obstacles. How to overcome your fears. How to overcome failure.

WATCH: Suspect Blames His 'Swag' For Police Chase

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 06.23.2012 | Los Angeles

"What is drugs?" may just become a new meme after this LA high-speed chase. Vardan Aslanyan, a 29-year-old, garnered attention last week after lead...

UPDATE: I-5 Beating Victim Comes Forward With Advice For Others

AP | Posted 08.20.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The California Highway Patrol sought help from the public Wednesday as it investigated an online video that appears to show a man ...

405 Freeway Opening Today

Posted 09.16.2011 | Los Angeles

The Mulholland Bridge demolition is completed ahead of schedule, reports the Associated Press. That's why officials have just announced that the 405 f...

Gov. Hickenlooper's Veto of SB 213 Insults Low-Income Parents

Brian T. Schwartz | Posted 09.05.2011 | Denver
Brian T. Schwartz

For some families, SB 213 would have increased the Child Health Plan Plus enrollment fee to $20 per month. It's insulting to eligible parents to suggest that they would not pay the increased fees.

Turkey's Referandum: Sunday Night Thriller

Ahu Ozyurt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ahu Ozyurt

What to follow in Turkey this Sunday? It is either the World Basketball Championship final game or the constitutional amendment referendum. Both will give you a heart attack.

Zumante Lucero Qualified For Coverage Under CHP: Attorney General

The Denver Post | Allison Sherry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Colorado attorney general's office said Wednesday that a Denver boy who died of complications from his asthma was covered by a health plan that sh...