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Oprah's Call to Action: No Texting, No Cell Phones, No Kidding!

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

I am intrigued with the idea of our nation as a whole taking the no-phone pledge. I agree with Oprah that we are facing a serious crisis. In the hands of a driver, a cell phone is a dangerous tool.

FDA Considers Regulating Safety of Electronic Health Systems

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By Fred Schulte and Emma SchwartzHuffington Post Investigative Fund Concerned about potential safety risks in health information technology, the U.S....

Build, Don't Destroy in Afghanistan: An Open Letter to President Obama

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Wallis

Already, thousands of our readers have signed a letter and contacted the White House urging a new way forward in Afghanistan. I encourage you to read it and to endorse this message if you have not done so already.

Police Taser Rules: Federal Appeals Court Issues Ruling On Use Of Tasers

McClatchy | Hudson Sangree and Kim Minugh | Sacramento Bee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A federal appeals court on Monday issued one of the most comprehensive rulings yet limiting police use of Tasers against low-level offenders who seem ...

Swine Flu Death Toll Continues To Rise, Especially Among Children

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

With no signs of the H1N1 virus slowing down, the flu strain continues to hit children and teens in larger numbers than any other age group, and resea...

Women With AIDS In NYC: Killing Them Softly

Chris Norwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Norwood

Why, after a decade of decreasing deaths, has New York's progress in reducing women's mortality stumbled so badly? Following the money gives a dismaying answer: the Bloomberg administration.

Casey Johnson 911 Call: 911 call reporting Casey Johnson's death released

AP/ The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES Socialite Casey Johnson was already dead when an ambulance was called to her Los Angeles home, according to the woman who made the 911 ca...

Larry Gelbart: The Mold Was Just Broken

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert J. Elisberg

He was an amazing writer and probably a better person. There may have been more renowned writers in a single medium, but his versatility was breathtaking.

1:1 Proportionality: If You Want War, Why Not Try Fairness?

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen C. Rose

I see no reason why in any war there should not be 1:1 proportionality, the idea of killing no more than have been killed by the enemy.

Remaining Celebrities Moved Underground For Safety

Spencer Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

The famed site, unknown by the general public until now, was built as a temporary safe haven for celebrities to hide from TMZ and other like-minded media reporters but has been adapted for the current emergency.

This Video Will Piss You Off and Break Your Heart

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Greenwald

Well-reasoned foreign policy results in more housing, jobs and education. When that policy consists of applying a military solution to a political problem it results in death, destruction, and suffering.

UN: Dozens Of Civilians Killed In Fighting Between Sri Lanka, Rebels

AFP | Amal Jayasinghe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COLOMBO (AFP) -- The United Nations said Monday at least 30 civilians had been killed in fighting between government forces and rebels in Sri Lanka am...