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'Angels' in Search of a Better Government

Andy Shaw | Posted 01.21.2012 | Chicago
Andy Shaw

At first glance I assumed it was another $50 donation. Another 999 of those and we'll hire a new investigator, I thought. But as I examined the numbers more closely the written amount jolted me like an electric shock: $50,000. From people I'd never met.

Are the SEC and Citigroup Deceiving A Federal Judge?

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 01.17.2012 | Business
Dennis M. Kelleher

In light of the financial meltdown, many thought that, finally, the Wall Street cop -- the SEC -- was back on the beat. Sadly, the agency's recent settlement with Citigroup makes it look like they are still more interested in appearing tough than being tough.

Dave Jamieson

Walmart Warehouse Under Investigation By California Labor Officials | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.14.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Investigators in California have discovered numerous labor law violations at a massive warehouse handling Walmart goods, according to st...

Aaron Sankin

Suspicious Donations To San Francicso Mayor Investigated For Money Laundering | Aaron Sankin | Posted 08.06.2015 | San Francisco

While the Huffington Post San Francisco team has yet to make it all the way through Ed Lee's recently released 130-page unofficial campaign biography,...

Clues In Child Porn Video Lead Investigators To Alleged Molester's Arrest

Posted 11.21.2011 | Crime

By parsing every second of a child porn video, law enforcement officials apprehended a man accused of raping an 11-month-old boy in 2009. Federal i...

Mentally Ill Woman Confesses To Ax Murder Of Church Members

Posted 11.14.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO-- A woman currently being held in a mental institution for allegedly stabbing a senior citizen with a butcher knife at a bus stop has been cha...

Racy Pics Spark Airline Investigation

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.08.2011 | Travel


Death for Profit

Axel W. Caballero | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics
Axel W. Caballero

Bryan Holcomb, an ex-CCA quality assurance manager, spoke exclusively to Cuéntame's Immigrant For Sale producers to expose the negligent operations at Stewart Detention Center.

Twitter Reportedly Under Federal Investigation

Business Insider | Posted 08.30.2011 | Technology

The Federal Trade Commission is actively investigating Twitter and the way it deals with the companies building applications and services for its plat...

Oil Companies Investigated For Possible Market Manipulation

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.21.2011 | Business

This would help to explain those high gas prices. Late Monday, federal regulators announced an investigation into whether oil companies and refine...

David Lohr

Human Skull Found Discarded In Backpack | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

A workman clearing brush along a Texas interstate made a startling discovery Friday, when he found a human skull discarded near the roadside. The f...

Reporting a Murder Trial, 140 Characters at a Time

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 07.24.2011 | Technology
Alaska Dispatch News

You don't have to be at the Bonnie Craig murder trial--the dramatic cold case--nor do you have to wait until the story airs on the evening news or a reporter files a story online, or even for someone to drop a newspaper at your door, to get all the details from the courtroom proceedings.

It's 1986 and Magnum, P.I. Just Stole My Email!

Jeffrey Evans | Posted 06.29.2011 | Technology
Jeffrey Evans

Law enforcement likes that most of our electronic communications are offered only feeble privacy protections. They don't want to have to go to a judge to get a search warrant.

David Lohr

Father Could Be Charged In Toddler's Accidental Fatal Shooting of Mother | David Lohr | Posted 06.26.2011 | Home

Authorities in Florida are trying to determine what, if any, charges to file against a father who says his toddler son picked up his semi-automatic ha...

GOP's Climate-Change Prober Thinks It's a "New World Order" Conspiracy

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Bunch

Instead of legislation aimed at reducing the emissions of greenhouse gases in the United States, some leaders of the incoming GOP majority have called for McCarthy-style hearings going after leading climate change scientists.

More Than Pardons: A Thanksgiving Wish for Turkeys

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Today's industrially produced birds have been selectively bred for enormous body mass. Many of them cannot stand or walk after a few months of life. They are not healthy animals, and they suffer chronic pain.

Engineering Academy Finding: BP's "Failure to Learn"

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert L. Cavnar

A common theme in a new report on Deepwater Horizon is that poor decision making, complacency and over confidence in BP's organization created an environment for an increasingly dangerous oil well.

No More Crooks in Congress, Investigate Candidate O'Donnell

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald


Reggie Bush Gets it Right, Finally

Jon Kerr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jon Kerr

By not waiting for the Heisman committee to decide on what to do with him, Reggie Bush has done the best thing for himself.

150 Cats Rescued from Hoarding Case in Wyoming (VIDEO)

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Wayne Pacelle

For the past few weeks, Animal Planet has run a compelling series on the psychological disorder of animal hoarding, which is a cause of enormous suffering for dogs, cats, and other animals.

Message In A Bottle: Author Finds A Frenchwoman's Love Letter To Her Dead Son

The Guardian | Phil Daoust | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When a Frenchwoman wrote a love letter to her dead son, put it in a bottle and threw it into the sea, she never dreamed anyone would read it. But auth...

A New Ethic of Leadership in Broken Washington

Reshma Saujani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reshma Saujani

If your car breaks down and someone recommends a mechanic to repair it, the first question you're likely to ask is: Can I trust the mechanic? Today, o...

WaMu Executives Knew Of Rampant Mortgage Fraud And Failed To Act

HuffPost Investigative Fund | David Heath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

One of the central unanswered questions of the financial crisis is whether bank executives knew fraud was rampant within their mortgage loans. A Sen...

Financial Crisis Investigations Then And Now

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danny Schechter

We still don't know who did what to us, or why not much will change. The financial crisis investigation is a joke; prosecutions seem non-existent. Why?

Investigation Exposes Abuse at Nation's Top Egg Producers

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

The top egg producers in the nation are treating animals in ways that are unconscionable. But there is an alternative. Many consumers, supermarkets, restaurants, and food service providers demand that egg producers convert to cage-free systems.