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A Kettle of Hawks and the Pundits Circled

Carl Nettleton | Posted 03.25.2016 | Politics
Carl Nettleton

On Saturday March 19, 2016, while political pundits chased their tails debating the significance of Donald Trump's prediction of riots, Mitt Romney's support of Ted Cruz, and whether Garland Merrick would be more or less liberal than someone Hillary Clinton might nominate, a kettle of Swainson's hawks circled above California's Anza-Borrego desert.

The Establishment vs. Bernie Sanders

John Sanbonmatsu | Posted 02.22.2016 | Politics
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John Sanbonmatsu

The very ferocity and coordinated nature of the attacks on Sanders makes clear that the Democratic establishment views Sanders not merely as an annoyance, but as an existential threat. And he may be, at that.

Junketeers, Two-Timers, Clients or Naifs?

Paula Gordon | Posted 08.17.2015 | Politics
Paula Gordon

22 Democratic and 36 Republican members of Congress spent a full week of the August recess in Israel rather than among the constituents they were elected to serve.

Streaking (at Home) for the Stanley Cup

Kevin Kniffin | Posted 05.31.2016 | Science
Kevin Kniffin

Who's going to be hotter -- the Tampa Bay Lightning or the Chicago Blackhawks? Streakiness is one of the concepts -- like clutchness, choking, and luck -- that we often use to make sense of a multi-game series like the Stanley Cup Finals.

Jordan Schultz

Jeff Teague Has To Be Great For Hawks To Beat Cavs

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.22.2015 | Sports

Jeff Teague was named to his first NBA All-Star team this year. He earned it: The 26-year-old point guard averaged 16 points and 7 assists in the regu...

Zach Carter

Here's Why Republicans Love Tom Cotton's Letter To Iran

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 03.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- What's remarkable about the debacle over Sen. Tom Cotton's (R-Ark.) letter to Iran isn't his hard-line policy stance, the unorthodox pol...

The Multi-Ring Republican Nomination Circus

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The sheer size of the Republican field, even at this early date, is downright astonishing. By some calculations, there are over two dozen valid possibilities for the Republican nomination.

Mike Budenholzer Transforming Hawks Into NBA Title Contenders

Dan Karpuc | Posted 03.23.2015 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

By watching two minutes of a Hawks game, it's evident that this team is completely cohesive on both ends of the court, they genuinely play team basketball, and they enjoy playing together. All these factors make the team especially dangerous, considering they're playing in a weak Eastern Conference.

Hawks Demand More Military Spending Than During Cold War: Stop Squandering 'Defense' Dollars on Other Nations

Doug Bandow | Posted 12.29.2014 | Politics
Doug Bandow

America does not spend too little on the military. Rather, Washington attempts to do too much with the amount that it spends on the military. America's policy of promiscuous foreign intervention would be foolish even if it was not costly. But it is both.

Hawk Attacks A Quadcopter Drone, Wins In Terrifying Fashion

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.10.2014 | Weird News

When Christopher Schmidt took his quadcopter drone to Magazine Beach Park in Massachusetts, his camera was greeted by an unexpected visitor. And b...

WildCare Heals a Gunshot Red-tailed Hawk

Alison Hermance | Posted 02.20.2014 | Green
Alison Hermance

This Red-tailed Hawk arrived as a patient with a shattered left leg from a gunshot.

A Major Threat To Birds Of Prey?

Posted 05.01.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: When you're a bird of prey, height is to your advantage. Perching in a high tree or on top of a building a...

Hawk Cam Catches Baby Bird Birth!

| Posted 04.13.2013 | New York

By Jesse Lent, DNAinfo WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK — A baby hawk was born at NYU on Friday, in its nest outside college President John Sexton's 12th f...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 03.17.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Lance Armstrong reportedly tells Oprah Winfrey that he used performance enhancing drugs.

The Art of Living: Falconry

Kate Moulene | Posted 10.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Kate Moulene

Falconers are interested in the magic that is derived for a brief moment when a mere mortal is permitted to join forces with nature's most adept, feathered lightning bolt.

Prehistoric Insects Were HOW Big?

| Posted 06.05.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 06/04/2012 03:13 PM EDT on LiveScience Millions of years ago, oversized insects like gri...

Rondo Ejected As Celtics Fall In Game 1

Posted 05.07.2012 | Sports

The Celtics were outplayed by the Hawks en route to a 83-74 loss in Game 1 on Sunday and their chances of flipping the script in Game 2 took a major h...

ANOTHER Hawk Found Dead, May Have Eaten Poisoned Rat

| Posted 03.12.2012 | New York

By Leslie Albrecht UPPER WEST SIDE — Riverside Park's beloved female red-tailed hawk was found dead of unknown causes on Friday, hawk watchers to...

AMAZING PHOTO: Hawk Devours Pigeon On Guy's A/C

Posted 02.27.2012 | New York

Kyle Warren saw something a little out of the ordinary when he looked out his window today. Not cabs rolling by on a cloudy day, not construction work...

NBA Plays Of The Night

Posted 02.09.2012 | Sports

The Jeremy Lin show continued on Wednesday night as the 23-year-old lifted the Knicks over the Wizards with 23 points and a career-high 10 assists, ma...

Seabirds: The Other Seafood Lovers

Carl Safina | Posted 03.24.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

It's a world of 7 billion and counting, wherein many people couldn't care less about seabirds or other predators -- unless they're tasty.

All-Star Centers Take Shots At Each Other

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The last time the Knicks and Hawks squared off, punches were thrown during an altercation and after the game, Amar'e Stoudemire ripped Hawks center Al...

NBA FIGHT: Brawl Breaks Out During Knicks-Hawks Game

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- The Atlanta Hawks Marvin Williams has been suspended two games and the New York Knicks' Shawne Williams one game for throwing punches Frid...

WATCH: Hawks Star Throws Down Absurd Dunk

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Late in the fourth quarter of Atlanta's 93-89 win over Miami, Hawks star started his team's comeback. With less than four minutes left and the Heat wi...

Sam Stein

Kristol's Hawkish Pro-Israel Group Launches New Ad Against Endangered Dem (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A hawkish, pro-Israel group that includes some of the most prominent neo-conservative and evangelical voices in the country is launching the second sa...