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Do You Live Near A Nuclear Evacuation Zone?

Posted 09.10.2011 | Green

AP Reporter Jeff Dunn answered in his Q&A with Huff Post readers, "The US government recommended that all US nationals evacuate to at least 50 miles f...

Janell Ross

For Black Unemployed, Education and Effort May Not Matter

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 07.21.2011 | Business

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- In the decade leading up to the Great Recession, Wanda Nolan grew accustomed to steady progress. From an entry-level job as a fi...

Dan Froomkin

The Top 10 Tax Breaks -- And How They Help The Wealthy The Most

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 06.18.2011 | Business

This is the time of year when we are most aware of our tax burdens. But what we may be less aware of are all the huge tax breaks built into our system...

Amanda Terkel

Defense Spending Rises In Budget Bills, Despite U.S. Drawdown In Iraq And Afghanistan

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the United States draws down its military presence in Iraq and Afghanistan, more foreign assistance workers will be needed to go in a...

Dan Froomkin

'Super PACs' Are Using Corporate Money to Support Conservative Politicians [Infographics]

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 2010 midterm elections were the first of a new era, one in which campaign finance rules no longer limit the amount of money special ...

Mark Blumenthal

Wisconsin Election Bombshell: How Plausible?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 06.09.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: 11:20 p.m. -- Perhaps the most convincing evidence so far that human error explains the initial omission of Brookfield's results comes from ou...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker's Loss: 19 Counties Flip To Dems In Wis. Supreme Court Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

This story has been updated and corrected. WASHINGTON -- A divisive budget battle between labor unions and Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) turned a stat...

Chris Kirkham

U.S. Rules On Radiation Pills Vary Widely From State To State

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 05.31.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Potassium iodide pills have played a central role in Japan's nuclear response. And they've contributed to widespread paranoia in the Unite...