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"Wait, Mom, Are Those Police or Isis?"...

Elizabeth Lazar | Posted 05.21.2015 | Politics
Elizabeth Lazar

...asked my 9 year-old last month. Otherwise absorbed in a rousing Fifa 15 match, he looked up from the iPad when the news upstaged Isco's corner kick.

Former PBOL (Proud Bandido Old Lady) On the Culture and Lifestyle of the Bandidos Biker Gang

Quora | Posted 05.20.2015 | Crime
Quora

Being a female, I can only describe what it was like being in the one-percenter culture, but not the actual club. Members must be men. But make no mistake, women who are the wives or girlfriends of these men still spend a great deal of time around club members doing club stuff.

We Are Energy - Just Flow

Sister Jenna | Posted 05.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sister Jenna

Like it or not, we are all energies moving around; taking, giving, bouncing, reacting, and absorbing. All of it reveals who we think we are, how we expect people to treat us, and frankly, what we are presently.

David Lohr

Help Pours In For Starving Veteran Who Called 911

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.19.2015 | Good News

A 911 call from an elderly cancer patient seeking help because he had no food triggered an outpouring of support from across the country. "I've...

Attacking a Gay Engineer Won't Un-Crash That Train

H. Alan Scott | Posted 05.18.2015 | Media
H. Alan Scott

We're all more than a headline, or a tweet, or a 15-second Instagram video. We're human, made up of different ideas and experiences that shape who we are. By focusing on one event, and especially one aspect of a person, we're using this judgment as an answer to the problem, or worse, flat out discrimination.

How Confident Leaders Silence the Office Screamer

Brian de Haaff | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

When someone starts screaming, your first impulse may be to scream right back. Because you are the boss. That response will not work, and it puts you right in the middle of the argument -- the last place you want to be.

'Mad Men' Reminded Me of the Big NY Newspaper Strike

Tom Falco | Posted 05.13.2015 | Media
Tom Falco

I was watching a Mad Men rerun and Don Draper mentioned the Journal American, which got me thinking of the old newspapers and the four that were lost because of the big newspaper strike of 1963.

David Lohr

Authorities Help Elderly Cancer Patient Who Calls 911 For Food

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.18.2015 | Good News

Clarence Blackmon called 911 for help Tuesday not because he was in need of police assistance or medical treatment, but because hunger had driven him ...

What Is News Worth?

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 05.13.2015 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

Yesterday's announcement that major news organizations would now be carried on Facebook was just one more indication of the dire straits that the news business finds itself in (not to end in a preposition).

The House of Cards Effect

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.12.2015 | Entertainment
Deirdre Maloney

If there's a fictional world you love but you know that it's dark and can negatively impact your mood or actions, then make sure you watch, listen to or read something lighter afterwards to balance it out.

When We're Treating Our Kids Like Trash, What Else Is Left?

Jacqueline Wilson | Posted 05.12.2015 | Parents
Jacqueline Wilson

We're throwing children away like trash and there's nothing that I can say to change that fact. Shame on us.

Nepal Calls: Part Two

Debbie Davis | Posted 05.11.2015 | World
Debbie Davis

The following is from Reuben Rai, pastor of Mission Nepal (missionnepal.org), Christian Mission Projects in Nepal: The images are of Sindhupalchowk, ...

Rebooting Al Jazeera America

Monroe Price | Posted 05.08.2015 | Media
Monroe Price

The founding head of Al Jazeera America has been unceremoniously demoted, and a trusted face from the older Al Jazeera English put in his stead. Yet this is not the main issue. As it happens, we all have a stake in a stronger, better, trusted Al Jazeera service.

New Hope for Trustworthy News

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.12.2015 | Media
Craig Newmark

Yes, this isn't easy, since a fake news outlet could claim to be trustworthy. We need some trusted network to test challenges to trustworthiness, maybe inspired by Wikipedia.

Delivery in the Disaster Zone

Nate Clark | Posted 05.04.2015 | World
Nate Clark

According to a hospital director in Nepal: "At the moment of the first tremor, we were performing caesarean sections. We brought the patients outside and successfully completed the surgeries. These doctors and nurses never left the patients."

Game Featuring 'Transgender Kills' Raises Online Debate About Hate Speech

Melissa Miles McCarter | Posted 05.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Melissa Miles McCarter

A game promoting "transgender kills" was removed on Monday morning from the online game curation community Steam after a short time on its Greenligh...

Where Are You Getting Your News These Days?

Candy Spelling | Posted 04.30.2015 | Entertainment
Candy Spelling

I prefer a touch of dark humor when I'm digesting tragedy. Is it me, or does CNN seem a little bit too excited when they have a cruise ship sinking or a plane crash to cover?

Oh, Boy

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.29.2015 | Fifty
Marcia Liss

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Nepal Calls

Debbie Davis | Posted 04.29.2015 | World
Debbie Davis

As I await news as to what is next for a quiet calling, I know there is no such thing as coincidence, and I know God speaks.

Married to a Machine

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Rym Tina Ghazal

My father had an announcement to make. Looking sheepishly at my mother and I, he said: "For three times a week, I will be away most of the day with s...

Meet Colin Fallesen, Producer/Presenter of Pinksixty News

Nicholas Snow | Posted 04.23.2015 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Snow

I welcome special guest co-host, London-based Colin Fallesen (via Skype, from London, with cocktail in hand), Producer/Presenter of the five-year-old Pinksixty News -- a daily one-minute news show sourced from websites and journalists throughout the world.

How Can the Bruce Jenner Interview Help Us Better Serve Our Audience

Eden Lane | Posted 04.23.2015 | Media
Eden Lane

Newsrooms are always looking for stories their audiences will find interesting, and the idea of a celebrity they have known for decades revealing they are transgender is attention-getting. Can it be told without resorting to sensationalism?

True North and Inside-Out Destination

Catherine Nagle | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Catherine Nagle

I really believe we're all meant to live our passion with peace, understanding, and wonder, and share our experiences in every way possible that touch another's heart and lights their eyes. And, these profound waves of technology run smoothly through our storms of life and impact us all to make it happen.

Diary of a Mad Ghostwriter

Sue Carswell | Posted 04.09.2015 | Comedy
Sue Carswell

I would say you have to be a bit ego-less to deal with the people I have ghosted books with over the the past ten years, all for major publishing houses. I've worked with an insecure TV pundit who had ideas galore but that was about it.

CBS News' Bob Schieffer To Retire This Summer

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.08.2015 | Media

Bob Schieffer, the legendary host of CBS News' political commentary show "Face The Nation" will retire this summer, ending 46 years at the network and...