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Secret Service Bungles Underscore the Never Ending Peril to President Obama

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The Secret Service bungles cost the job of the director, ignited loud cries for a total overhaul of the service, and a guarded vote of confidence in the service from Obama. But the problems with the service, and the breeches, are only the tip of the iceberg in assessing the peril to Obama.

Reporters Without Borders Demands Protection for Kosovar Investigative Journalist

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 11.04.2014 | Religion
Stephen Schwartz

Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire said, "Duriqi's plight is extremely worrying and the threats should be taken seriously."

Death Threats, Freedom, Transhumanism, and the Future

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 10.25.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

The next time you read a controversial opinion article, instead of talking about "lynching" the author or what "gauge" shotgun you're going to use when you shoot him, maybe present a better idea to solve the problems he's trying to address.

Teen Allegedly Researching 'How To Commit Mass Murder' Gets 10 Days

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.16.2014 | Crime

A Washington state teen accused of threatening to shoot students and teachers at a Vancouver high school will spend 10 days in a juvenile detention ce...

David Lohr

Man Accused Of Threatening To Cut Nancy Grace's Throat Appears In Court

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.17.2013 | Crime

A judge overseeing the case of a New York man who allegedly said he wanted to tie HLN's Nancy Grace and Jane Velez-Mitchell to a tree and cut their th...

Taylor Swift Fan Arrested For Death Threats

Posted 07.09.2013 | Celebrity

Fans have some pretty devilish ideas about celebrities. A man was reportedly arrested at Taylor Swift's concert in Pittsburgh on Saturday after he ...

Man Faces Felony Charge For Allegedly Sending Death Threat To Cruz

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) reportedly received threats from a man who said he would kidnap, murder and burn the tea partier and his father. The Harris...

Arpaio Receives Another Death Threat

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona, reportedly received a death threat from a man who said he wanted to "personally blow" his "head off....

David Lohr

'Little People, Big World' Stars Get Disturbing Threats

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.30.2013 | Crime

Reality TV dad Matt Roloff and his family are the victims of increasing and disturbing online threats. According to the Washington County Sheriff's...

Key Witness In Jodi Arias Trial Withdraws Amid Death Threats

David Lohr | Posted 05.20.2013 | Crime

A former friend of convicted killer Jodi Arias will not testify on her behalf during the penalty phase of her trial Monday. According to a defense ...

Speidi Inspires Death Threats

Posted 01.23.2013 | Celebrity

America's pride Heidi Montag, 26, and Spencer Pratt, 29, are causing more than a stir on the U.K.'s "Celebrity Big Brother." Apparently, they're so ru...

University Objects To Charges Over Supposed Death Threats

AP | RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 01.07.2013 | College

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa has hired a lawyer to fight criminal charges against two top administrators filed in Jordan, where a trouble...

Risk and Reward: Inside the Life of a Federal Judge

Judge Frederic Block | Posted 01.28.2013 | Crime
Judge Frederic Block

The startling revelation last month of the death threat against my colleague Judge Joseph Biancoreminded me of the death threat made against me a few years ago by Anthony Casso, who went by the charming nickname "Gaspipe."

John Celock

Man Threatens To Kill Neighbor Over Obama Yard Sign

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

An Oklahoma man is alleging that he received a death threat from his neighbor after he placed a sign in his front lawn supporting President Barack Oba...

Philadelphia Teacher Who Ridiculed Student For Wearing Mitt Romney T-Shirt Receives Death Threats

Posted 10.08.2012 | Education

Lynette Gaymon, the Pennsylvania teacher accused of ridiculing one of her sophomore geometry students for wearing a pink Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan T-shirt...

Bret Easton Ellis On Death Threats, 'American Psycho' And The Best Novels Of His Generation

Posted 03.09.2012 | Books

Bret Easton Ellis has never been known as the most shy and retiring literary figure. Author most famously of "American Psycho", in the latest issue of...

Team Cain: GOP Hopeful Needed Protection From Journalists

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

Herman Cain is the first 2012 Republican presidential candidate to receive Secret Service protection, and now his campaign is saying it made the secur...

Cain Gets Secret Service Protection After Death Threats

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Herman Cain on Thursday became the first Republican presidential candidate to receive Secret Service protection. Cain asked for the...

Ex-Trader Admits To Threatening To Kill Financial Regulators

Posted 09.17.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Jennifer Golson) - A former commodities trader pleaded guilty on Monday to threatening to kill more than 40 financial regulators, includ...

5 Writing Tips for the People Who Send Me Death Threats

Cracked.com | David Moye | Posted 09.02.2011 | Weird News

Not everybody has what it takes to be a high-falutin' published writer, but even the lamest scribe has it in them to write a compelling death threat. ...

FBI Investigated Col. Sanders Death Threat, Files Reveal

AP | By BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 06.15.2011 | Home

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- As it turns out, Colonel Harland Sanders wasn't the only one keeping secrets. Newly released documents from the 1970s show the FBI...

Kicked Out of the Hammock?

Caryl Rivers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Caryl Rivers

In the past, the tale of the undeserving poor often gained a great deal of traction. They were folks not like us -- welfare mothers, gang members, poor pregnant teens. But the list of undeserveds is growing.

Sarah Palin -- What a Coward

Kimberly Krautter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kimberly Krautter

Simply stated, if you can't face questions over your own rhetoric and behavior, you are a coward.

Man Uses Phone Call From Jail To Threaten Wife's Life

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A man arrested for attacking his wife now faces a felony intimidation charge after using his phone call from jail to threaten her life. Janusz Owca,...

Raul Grijalva Gets Death Threats: Arizona Rep's Office To Close After Threats Over Immigration Bill

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva says he's closing his Arizona offices at noon Friday after receiving multiple threats over a state immigr...