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Room Full Of Men Decides Fate Of Women's Health Care

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.23.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence met with a group of conservative male lawmakers to determine the fate of maternity coverage in he...

Starbucks Gives Corporate Employees 3 Times More Maternity Leave Than Baristas

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 03.23.2017 | Business

Starbucks grabbed headlines and accolades earlier this year for giving its hourly workers parental leave, but few people paid attention to the inequal...

U.S. Tourist, British Teacher Killed In London Terror Attack

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.23.2017 | Home

An American tourist and British teacher have been identified as two of the civilian victims in the London terror attack Wednesday that left five peopl...

Tillerson Orders U.S. Embassies To Identify Population Groups For Tougher Visa Screening

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 03.23.2017 | Politics

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has directed U.S. diplomatic missions to identify “populations warranting increased scrutiny” and toughen sc...

George Clooney Melts Hearts With Surprise Visit To 87-Year-old Superfan

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.21.2017 | Entertainment

George Clooney made a retiree’s dreams come true when he showed up to celebrate her 87th birthday. The Hollywood movie star gave Pat Adams the surpr...

Resisting Our Way to the Future

Michael Brune | Posted 03.20.2017 | Politics
Michael Brune

Halfway through the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s chaotic, scandal-plagued, reality-challenged presidency, the organic fertilizer is really hitti...

How Trump’s Budget Would Hurt Kids – And U.S. Workers

Jo Becker | Posted 03.20.2017 | Home
Jo Becker

President Trump’s proposed budget includes dramatic cuts to many programs, not to mention eliminating entire agencies. Among his proposals is a comp...

Report: Russian Elite Invested Nearly $100 Million In Trump Buildings, Records Show

Reuters | Philip Lewis | Posted 03.19.2017 | Politics

MIAMI/MOSCOW, March 17 (Reuters) - During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald J. Trump downplayed his business ties with Russia. And since taking o...

Trump's Proposed Budget Is Immoral And Un-Jewish

Noah Baron | Posted 03.18.2017 | Religion
Noah Baron

The proposed budget is fundamentally immoral and un-Jewish. The Torah repeatedly admonishes us regarding the importance of taking care of the poor, th...

Court Ruling May Force Trump To Admit The Number Of Refugees Obama Wanted

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.20.2017 | Politics

A federal judge’s ruling that blocked President Donald Trump’s new travel and refugee ban could end up requiring the president to welcome a much l...

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...

Oklahoma Senator Who Endorsed Trump Faces Child Prostitution Charges

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 03.16.2017 | Crime

Prosecutors in Oklahoma filed child prostitution charges on Thursday against a state senator after he was found in a motel room with an underage teen ...

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised... But It Will Be Livestreamed

Michael Nigro | Posted 03.17.2017 | Politics
Michael Nigro

Fear and Loathing (of the Free Press) in Standing Rock. Beneath the dusking sky in Standing Rock, North Dakota, on February 21, 2017, approximately 5...

The Gay Refugee Lawyer Who Helped Fight The Muslim Ban

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.16.2017 | Politics

NEW YORK ― Luis Mancheno remembers the moment he knew he had to get out of Ecuador. He was 21, it was 2007, and he was living with his family in th...

Trump's New Travel Ban Challenged In Courts Across The Country

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.15.2017 | Politics

GREENBELT, Md. ― Lawyers for the Department of Justice and for refugee resettlement organizations, academics and immigrants who claim they are affec...

France's Presidential Campaign Corruption Scandal Escalates

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 03.14.2017 | Home

PARIS (Reuters) - French presidential candidate Francois Fillon was put under formal investigation by magistrates on Tuesday on suspicion of embezzlin...

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...

Trump's Travel Ban Is An Existential Threat To America

James Zogby | Posted 03.13.2017 | Politics
James Zogby

Last week President Donald Trump issued a revised Executive Order (EO or Order) restricting immigration from six majority Muslim countries and more th...

Rep. Elijah Cummings Suggests Trump May Have Fired Preet Bharara To Block Investigation

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.12.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the ranking member of the House Oversight Committee, questioned on Sunday President Donald Trump’s moti...

Attorneys: Dreamer Who Spoke Out About Deportation Efforts Released From Detention

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 03.10.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Immigration authorities on Friday released a 22-year-old undocumented immigrant who had spent more than a week in detention, her attorn...

A *Day* Without A Woman?

Melissa Franqui | Posted 03.09.2017 | Politics
Melissa Franqui

A day without a woman? What about two weeks? What about three months ― a year even? These are the lengths of time that families go without a woman i...

How Money Bail Really Works... If You’re Poor

Robert Greenwald | Posted 03.08.2017 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Sandra Bland is the one you knew about. In the year after her well-publicized death, 815 people died in jail awaiting trial. A third of them died with...

Will Obama Sue Trump For Libel?

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 03.08.2017 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

A year ago, candidate Donald Trump proclaimed that, if elected president, he would change the nation’s libel laws to make it easier for people like ...

Trump’s New Travel Ban Could Hinder Research On HIV And Mental Health

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 03.07.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― A scientist at Harvard Medical School planned to keep on collaborating with Iranian academics on HIV/AIDS research. Scholars at Columbi...

Carl Icahn Could Make Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars Off His White House Gig

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 03.07.2017 | Politics

Even in a White House plagued by unprecedented conflicts of interest, Carl Icahn is managing to set himself apart. That’s no small feat and it’s p...