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It's Time for the US to Reconsider its Relationship With Egypt

David Oualaalou | Posted 02.21.2015 | Politics
David Oualaalou

In light of the ongoing turmoil in the Middle East with no end on sight, what is one to make out of the contradictory relationship between the United States and Egypt. Of interest, is the latest decision by the Egyptian government to deny entry to a former U.S. diplomat, Michele Dunne, to attend a conference in Cairo.

5 Ways to Reduce Costs When Traveling for Cancer Treatments

Robyn Stoller | Posted 01.15.2015 | Impact
Robyn Stoller

To get the best care possible, many cancer patients need to travel out-of-state for treatments, surgeries and even second opinions. Being away from y...

Federally Funded Discrimination -- Did Obama Go Far Enough?

Shayna A. Pitre | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics
Shayna A. Pitre

Religious organizations receiving federal contracts can no longer discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees. Some question whether President Obama has gone too far. Others question whether he has gone far enough.

Maximize Your Access to Financial Aid: Meet Deadlines

W. Kent Barnds | Posted 03.08.2014 | College
W. Kent Barnds

This is serious stuff and is too often ignored or misunderstood. Don't delay

Assistance Programs That Help Seniors With Health Care Costs

Jim T. Miller | Posted 10.26.2013 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

There are several financial assistance programs that can help Medicare beneficiaries who are having a tough time paying their out-of-pocket health care costs. Here's what's offered, along with the eligibility requirements and how to apply.

Coordinating Data to Improve Government Programs

Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics
Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz

Data is the tongue of the federal government and too often data and information from one agency's program is incompatible with data collected by another.

REPORT: Americans Clueless As To How Many People Living In Poverty

Posted 05.16.2012 | Impact

By Mark Hrywna, The NonProfit Times Americans don’t quite have an accurate picture of what poverty in the United States looks like, at least acco...

37 Colleges That Are Cheaper Than You Think

Posted 03.26.2012 | College

There's plenty of bad news about the cost of higher education, but we do not always traffic in bad news here at HuffPost College. A number of scho...

Never Too Old To Get An Allowance From Mom And Dad

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 03.20.2012 | Money

Living at home, doing chores and getting a regular allowance. Not much has changed since middle school--except that this describes nearly 20 percent o...

Why 'There's No Place Like Home' For Boomerang Kids

SFGate | Posted 12.17.2011 | Fifty

Danny Guo came marching home two years ago as a corporal from the U.S. Marine Corps, thinking the country he served would be a land of instant job opp...

Financing Family: CNN Hero Helps Prospective Parents With Adoption Costs

Posted 07.24.2011 | Impact

After spending over $40,000 to adopt her first child, Becky Fawcett knew that other qualified families must be struggling to foot the cost to create a...