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Labor Day

Huffington This Week: Just Ask

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.30.2013 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

In this week's issue, we launch "Invisible Casualties," a month-long series that examines the ever-growing -- but not widely discussed -- issue of suicide in the military.

A Labor Day Opportunity

Thomas E. Perez | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics
Thomas E. Perez

Let's use Labor Day 2013 as an opportunity to reflect on the men and women whose heads, hearts and hands have made ours the strongest economy the world has ever known.

5 Hacks To Optimize Your 3-Day Weekend

Posted 08.30.2013 | Healthy Living

It's a sad fact of life that vacations -- that precious time off reserved specifically for the purpose of relaxing -- can often cause us additional st...

Labor Day Weekend: 4 Reasons To Staycation

Caitlyn Becker | Posted 08.29.2013 | Travel
Caitlyn Becker

The end of summer is here (don't cry -- there is another one coming next year, I promise.) While everyone is crawling through bumper-to-bumper traffic to squeeze in their last summer getaway, I will be staycationing at home this Labor Day.

4 Fruitsicles So Good You Might Forget Summer Is Almost Over

Lauren Golin | Posted 08.29.2013 | Taste
Lauren Golin

2013-08-29-FruitsiclesSMALL.jpg Patience is a virtue with these yummy snacks but trust me, all are well worth the wait!

Great Day Trips for Labor Day Weekend

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.29.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Here it is. Your last (unofficial, anyway) weekend of summer. If you haven't booked a vacation yet, fear not. We've rounded up a few perfect day trips, so you'll have something cool to talk about around the water cooler Tuesday morning...

The Bungalow Colony Experience -- Part III

Martin Kleinman | Posted 10.29.2013 | New York
Martin Kleinman

Many years ago, in summers long past, this week was the saddest week of the year. For, after 10 weeks or so of free-range kid bliss at our Sullivan County bungalow colony, the morning air was no longer cool and refreshing.

Eat Like You Don't Have To Go To Work

Posted 08.29.2013 | Taste

The complicated, messy, pungent, must-be-eaten-right-now delights to make on your day off.

Good Jobs Now

Adam Hollier | Posted 10.28.2013 | Detroit
Adam Hollier

If we don't make good jobs available to every resident of Detroit, we will lack in safety, education and the economy.

Labor Day Musing

Neale Godfrey | Posted 10.28.2013 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

While I am a strong advocate of teens working a full-time summer job and even some weekend work during the school year, I don't believe that an after-school job is a good idea. Parents, you need to help your children balance work, school and time off.

Hot Dogs Five Ways for Labor Day

One For The Table | Posted 08.28.2013 | Taste
One For The Table

A "hot dog bar" is the perfect solution to not feeling guilty about serving "hot dogs" at your next gathering.

Dear Mr. Dolan: Where the Papers At?

Larry Cohen | Posted 10.28.2013 | New York
Larry Cohen

In January 2012, these brave workers became the first Cablevision employees to vote for union representation when they joined CWA Local 1109. Since then, Cablevision management has thrown everything at this group.

Huffington Labor Day Issue: Invisible Casualties

Posted 09.03.2013 | Impact

This week in Huffington, we kick off a special HuffPost series on preventing suicide within the military, an issue that grows troublingly more prevale...

Carny Labor Day: From Beatings to a Prayer

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

Even without many of the labor benefits of other jobs, I know carnies who never want to work any other way, or "be" anything else than a carny.

A Labor Day Meditation

Robert Hoch | Posted 10.26.2013 | Religion
Robert Hoch

With Labor Day approaching and, perhaps even more, as I contemplate my forty-fifth year of life, I think more often about whether the works of my hands -- my students, my scholarly efforts, my preachings -- whether or not they will prosper; or alternatively, I see them "succeed" and I rejoice or I grieve when they do not.

America's Favorite Labor Day Weekend Destinations

trivago | Posted 10.26.2013 | Travel
trivago

Americans are packing up and heading out of town over the long weekend that traditionally marks the end of summer. The top 10 most searched Labor Day destinations are...

Tips for Grilling Perfect Sausage

Steven Raichlen | Posted 10.26.2013 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Plus, the best sausage and pepper sandwich you'll ever eat.

America Needs Jobs, Good Paying Jobs (and Without Them the Need for SNAP Is Not Going Away)

Rep. Marcia L. Fudge | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics
Rep. Marcia L. Fudge

Congress should strengthen and protect vital anti-hunger programs like SNAP instead of making struggling families worry about where they will get their next meal.

Do You Have Plans For Labor Day? (POLL)

Posted 08.22.2013 | Home

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Gluten-Free Sweet Pea Pasta Salad

Amie Valpone | Posted 10.22.2013 | Taste
Amie Valpone

Believe me, no one will know it's gluten-free. They'll be coming around asking for seconds!

Town Swimming Pools: A Suburban Paradise

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Bonni Brodnick

From an aerial view, swimming pools are turquoise jewels amidst neighborhood landscapes. And whether the pools are in-ground, above-ground, on the roof, in the basement or at the country club, these welcoming aquatic basins have been attracting swimmers for thousands of years.

8 Can't-Lose Labor Day Escapes

MiniTime | Posted 10.16.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

(photo: The Phoenician) No plans for Labor Day weekend? It's not too late to score a great getaway. The three-day holiday weekend offers a golden opp...

What to Do in NYC: Festivals, Clubs, Concerts

Party Earth | Posted 10.09.2013 | New York
Party Earth

Commonly referred to as the city that never sleeps, New York City is a lively metropolis home to some of the best parties, concerts, and festivals in ...

Top 10 Labor Day 2013 Destinations

Fly.com | Posted 10.12.2013 | Travel
Fly.com

Labor Day is often considered to be the last long weekend primed for summer travel, so it isn't surprising that so many Americans head to the airport at the end of August/early September for a final summer jaunt.

Carnival Labor Day: Charlie Chants 'Union'

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

Carny John once helped his mother run a carnival but says he gave up ownership because of carnies, who describes as a class of difficult, overlooked people he loves.