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Passenger Claims To Have 'Poisoned Everyone On Board' Flight: FBI

www.newser.com | Posted 06.17.2013 | Crime

A flight from Hong Kong on which a man claimed everyone was poisoned landed safely Monday at Newark Liberty Airport, and the man was taken off the pla...

WATCH: How 'Sesame Street' Helped This Second Grader Save His Friend

Posted 06.10.2013 | Parents

"Sesame Street" features fuzzy friends, incredible pop culture parodies and big-name guest appearances. For those reasons, the educational show has st...

David Lohr

Husband Of Missing Pennsylvania Mom 'Frustrating' Police

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.06.2013 | Crime

The estranged husband of a missing Pennsylvania mother, who disappeared more than a month ago, is not cooperating with investigators, police have told...

4 Ways Big Business Can Be a Keystone in Entrepreneurship Ecosystems

Chitra Nawbatt | Posted 08.03.2013 | Small Business
Chitra Nawbatt

To any size company out there, why not adopt your community and see how you can be a keystone in your local ecosystem of entrepreneurs? It might be just this easy and who knows what the knock on effects can be!

A Memorial Day Tribute to Dad for his Service in Vietnam

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 07.23.2013 | Impact
Megan Smolenyak

My dad is the understated, modest type who's reluctant to talk about his service in Vietnam. In fact, he will likely be irritated with me when he sees...

The Village Doctor: Doctor Sampson Davis

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 07.13.2013 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

When you hear that the Dr. Davis is in the house, I guarantee you, it won't be a painful experience.

New Laws Aim To Help People Get Jobs After Getting Arrested

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Brett Myers/Youth Radio By: Ashley Williams Seventeen year-old Andrew is filling out a job application for a Jamba Juice in Oakland, Ca...

Kara Walker Addresses Art and Controversy at the Newark Public Library

Jessica Kramer | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts
Jessica Kramer

Kara Walker is no stranger to controversy. On Thursday, March 7, 2013, the African-American visual artist addressed a room of more than 100 people in New Jersey's Newark Public Library to talk about her work and its most recent firestorm.

'I Cannot Afford The Inflated Mortgage I've Been Forced Into'

Home Defenders League | Posted 03.12.2013 | Business
Home Defenders League

For the next several weeks, HuffPost will be cross-posting "Foreclosure Horror Stories" from the Home Defenders League's "100 Stories Of What Wall Str...

Is the Private Sector More Efficient Than the Government?

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

It seems to me that the DOD would've been a heck of a lot better off if it built its own weapons, than turning the design and manufacture over to private enterprise companies, whose main purpose is to make money.

Hey, Jon Stewart, Your Roots Are Showing

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 04.27.2013 | Celebrity
Megan Smolenyak

His forebears have held one of the more eclectic mélange of jobs I've seen, including taxi driver, fruit and vegetable peddler, furrier, shoe store proprietor, and window cleaner.

Kiva Zip Joins Forces with Innovative Mentoring Programs for Small Business Entrepreneurs in Underserved Communities

Kiva Zip | Posted 04.15.2013 | Small Business
Kiva Zip

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifOur entrepreneurs are mostly people who see starting a business as an avenue to a better life. They have an idea, a vision and a lot of passion.

Why I'm Afraid to Fly

Mary K. Moore | Posted 03.31.2013 | Travel
Mary K. Moore

In fact, if you gave me the choice between a plane crash and being attacked by a shark, I'll take the shark every time. I can punch a shark. He might spit me out.

Shots Fired: Cory Booker Called Out On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker got into a brief feud on Twitter after a Star-Ledger article referred to his gun control stance as "centrist." Star-Ledger...

'If Only Flawless Candidates Could Run, There Wouldn't Be A Senate'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) is exploring a Senate run for 2014, and not all of his fellow Democrats are on board with it. New Jersey Assembly Spea...

Ban the Box in Newark

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 03.24.2013 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Ashley Williams According to the National Employment Law Center (NELP), about 65 million -- or one in four -- adults in this country have a crimi...

LOOK: Newark Mayor Penned Amazing Gay Rights Op-Ed While In College

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A poignant 1992 Op-Ed penned by Cory Booker when the future Newark mayor was still a student at Stanford University is making the blogosphere rounds. ...

The Rolling Stones Get Satisfaction in Final Anniversary Concert

Salvatore Bono | Posted 10.26.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

They have been a band longer than they haven't. They have survived the changing trends in music for nearly six decades. They withstood various line-up changes, and even the death of a band member. Yet, like a fine wine, The Rolling Stones have gotten better with age.

The Man To Take Down Chris Christie?

The New York Times | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

When snow blanketed this city two Christmases ago, Mayor Cory A. Booker was celebrated around the nation for personally shoveling out residents who ha...

If Murder Can Be Tracked Like an Infectious Disease, Should Failing Schools Be, Too?

Sam Chaltain | Posted 02.11.2013 | Education
Sam Chaltain

Currently, we tend to (overly) assign individual causes to the symptoms of whole-school or single-child success in school. A growing chorus of educators and communities, however, recognize there is a complex constellation of forces impacting every child's capacity to learn and grow.

Cory Booker Struggling With Hunger Pains On Food Stamp Challenge

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

Cory Booker is getting hungry. The Newark, N.J. mayor is now on day three of his self-imposed food stamp challenge. Inspired by a Twitter spat abo...

'Crime Of All Kinds Has Increased': Austerity Stories From New Jersey

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

Amid all the job losses that have taken place in recent years, the public sector has been one of the hardest hit areas. Between 2009 and 2012, state a...

As Goes Newark, So Goes...

Greg Taylor | Posted 01.19.2013 | New York
Greg Taylor

This is a great day for Newark and we must pause to take it in. It is a momentous opportunity to improve education in Newark and remake what it means to be a teacher in this country -- respected, protected, and held to the highest standards.

Cory Booker Gives Newark Hundreds Of Free Hot Pockets

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.08.2012 | Home

We've known for quite some time that Cory Booker, the mayor of Newark, New Jersey, is awesome. Remember when he charged into a burning house and rescu...

Street Fight: The Ugly Side of Politics

Natasha Del Toro | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Natasha Del Toro

The bare-knuckles battle depicted in the documentary film Street Fight reminds us of how ugly it can get.