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A Missing Oxford Comma Decided This Ruling On Overtime Pay

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 03.16.2017 | Arts

There’s not much that makes grammar and punctuation enthusiasts more hot and bothered than debates about Oxford commas. And a court ruling out of Ma...

Now, More Than Ever U.S. Must Lead

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 03.17.2017 | Impact
Samuel A. Worthington

Today, roughly 20 million people in four different countries face the specter of starvation, including an already declared famine in South Sudan. This...

Is Well-Being The Missing Piece To Employee Engagement?

Great Work Cultures | Posted 03.21.2017 | Business
Great Work Cultures

By Jason Lauritsen Early in my career I treated “work hard, play hard” like a divine mandate. My ambitions drove me to bust my tail at work. But, ...

Polls Show Broad Opposition To GOP Health Care Plan

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.17.2017 | Politics

Republican plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act have been met with a largely frosty reception by the public, according to the latest polling releas...

#LetThemDie: 'Heartless' Trump Blasted For Meals On Wheels Cuts

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 03.18.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump is coming under fire for proposing a budget that includes slashing funding for Meals on Wheels programs. Meals on Wheels provid...

The Election May Be Over, But A Lot Of People Are Still Fighting About Politics

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.15.2017 | Politics

Nearly half of Americans have already gotten into a political argument this year, a new HuffPost/YouGov survey finds. During last year’s campaign, i...

Get Real About Paid Sick Days

Ellen Bravo | Posted 03.15.2017 | Politics
Ellen Bravo

Have you seen the contest floating around Facebook called “Sick Just Got Real”? You’re supposed to send in a selfie or YouTube video answering a...

25 Million U.S. Women Lack Easy Access To Infertility Clinics

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 03.15.2017 | Parents

A whopping 25 million women in America lack easy access to clinics that specialize in infertility treatment, according to a new study published in the...

Bannon vs. Ryan: The Struggle For Trump's Love Between White Supremacism And Ayn Rand's 'Objectivist' Capitalism

Dr. Milton Mankoff | Posted 03.24.2017 | Politics
Dr. Milton Mankoff

Steve Bannon, in his much discussed comments at a 2014 Vatican conference of fellow conservative Catholics, proclaimed his support for a latter-day Cr...

Substitute Teacher Vomits In Class, Officers Find Box Of Wine In Purse

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.14.2017 | Weird News

wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina A substitute teacher may have unintentionally taught her students a lesson about the dangers of drinking on...

In South Sudan People Die Of Hunger Every Day

Princess Haya Al Hussein | Posted 03.21.2017 | Home
Princess Haya Al Hussein

Something extraordinary happened last week – something that should have been cause for alarm and a source of shame for every caring person. For the ...

Why Powerful People Fail To Stop Bad Behavior By Their Underlings

The Conversation US | Posted 03.14.2017 | Business
The Conversation US

By Jessica A. Kennedy, Vanderbilt University Imagine you were recently promoted at work. You now command a higher salary, lead more people and contr...

What Does Freedom Day Mean In Haiti?

Bonnie Wright | Posted 03.15.2017 | Home
Bonnie Wright

On the 5th of February, the Haitian police broke up a trafficking ring at Kaliko Beach – a stunning Caribbean resort that is a hotspot for national ...

We Will Feel The Effects Of Climate Change Most Acutely On Our Health

Dr. Michelle A. Williams, ScD | Posted 03.13.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michelle A. Williams, ScD

The human face of climate change is its impact on our health. Higher temperatures intensify air pollution and respiratory illness. Changing weather pa...

Report: Preet Bharara Was Fired Amid Probe Into Fox News Sexual Harassment Settlements

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 03.13.2017 | Politics

Preet Bharara was fired while his office was reaching out to witnesses in an investigation into one of President Donald Trump’s favorite news outlet...

Poll: Initial Reactions Are Divided On Republicans' New Health Care Bill

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.13.2017 | Politics

Initial public reactions to the Republican plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act are divided, a new HuffPost/YouGov survey finds, with a narrow plura...

Millionaires Will Get $157 Billion In Tax Cuts If Republicans Repeal Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 03.11.2017 | Politics

Repealing the Affordable Care Act is going to be a windfall for America’s wealthiest families, even as it wipes away programs that have allowed mill...

White House Officially Declares Jobs Numbers ‘Very Real’ After Calling Them Fake For Years

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.11.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― As he has with Barack Obama’s birth certificate, climate change and vaccine science, Donald Trump called the government’s data on u...

Trump's New Immigration Executive Order? Largely The Same As The Old One, Americans Say.

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.10.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump’s revised executive order on immigration strikes a plurality of the public as being largely the same as his initial order, a ...

Why The Paris Agreement Is In The U.S.'s Best Interest

Mark Tercek | Posted 03.10.2017 | Green
Mark Tercek

Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter: @MarkTercek. Recent news rep...

Republicans Are Suddenly Thrilled About The Jobs Report

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 03.10.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump and other Republicans were quick to tout Friday’s job report showing the U.S. economy added 235,000 jobs in February, but it...

Poll: Reactions To Jeff Sessions' Russia Controversy Split Along Political Lines

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.09.2017 | Politics

Reactions to the controversy over Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ communications with Russia fall largely along political lines, a new HuffPost/YouG...

Iceland To Become The First Country To Mandate Equal Pay

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 03.09.2017 | Home

In what’s believed to be a universal first, Iceland has announced measures that will require employers to prove that they offer equal pay regardless...

Paul Ryan Suggests New Health Care Bill's Tax Cut For The Wealthy Is No Big Deal

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.09.2017 | Politics

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Wednesday said he’s “not that concerned” about criticism of the wealthy getting a tax cut under the GOP’s ...

The 'American Health Care Act' Is a Wealth Grab, Not A Health Plan

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 03.09.2017 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Donald Trump’s Republicans unveiled their plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act this week. It’s a disaster for the health of the American people....