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Congress Is Right To Ground The Runaway Blimp

William Hartung | Posted 06.27.2016 | Politics
William Hartung

When the JLENS air surveillance blimp cut loose from its moorings in Maryland and crashed in central Pennsylvania last fall, it raised serious questions about the future of the $2.7 billion program.

Not in our name: the lies in simplistic narratives about sex and religion

Katherine Marshall | Posted 05.22.2016 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

In September 2014 a group of religious leaders and scholars met for two days in New York to address what have become significant sources of tension in...

Follow Santa Around The World With NORAD's Tracker

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.24.2015 | Parents

Christmas Eve is upon us, and Santa Claus is surely gearing up for an epic sleigh ride around the world. The North American Aerospace Defense Command,...

How To Track Santa Claus Around The World This Christmas Eve

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.21.2015 | Parents

Santa Claus is coming to town! And you'll see exactly where he is this Christmas Eve, thanks again to the North American Aerospace Defense Command -- ...

'Ready for Hillary' Banner Ads Embedded With Nuclear Launch Codes. Clinton Camp Says No Laws Were Broken

H. A. Goodman | Posted 09.25.2016 | Comedy
H. A. Goodman

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - In a scene reminiscent of a bad 80s film, "Ready for Hillary" banner ads overwhelmed government servers, resulting in a partial freeze of the U.S. government mainframe.

Use NORAD's Tracker To Follow Santa All Around The World

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.24.2014 | Parents

Now that Christmas Eve is here and Santa's arrival is fast approaching, it's time to track the where the jolly old man is right now! The North Amer...

Home Alone Redux

Francis Levy | Posted 11.29.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Before Allied forces leave the house for the Middle East, hadn't they better remember some simple things like closing and locking doors and remembering which airport captured terrorists will be arriving at?

U.S. Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Aircraft

Reuters | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - U.S. and Canadian fighter jets intercepted Russian aircraft that were flying near U.S. and Canadian air space this w...

New York CEO And Wife Killed In Plane Crash Off Jamaica

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

(Adds Cuban statement on cooperation with U.S.) By Aileen Torres-Bennett and Horace Helps KINGSTON, Sept 5 (Reuters) - A...

Unresponsive Private Plane Crashes Off Jamaica [UPDATE]

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Air Force official says two F-15 fighter jets were scrambled after the pilot of a private plane over the Atlantic Ocean failed ...

The Kringlebase Incident

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.22.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The NSA was present at the discussion with Mr. Claus because we have so far utterly failed in our efforts to intercept and decode the "naughty and nice" database used at the North Pole. We felt this would be well within the national security interests of the government.

The Best Ways To Find Santa Online

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.25.2014 | Technology

In the past, kids waiting for presents could only imagine where Santa Claus was at any moment on Christmas Eve. Today, they don't need that kind o...

Why The Santa Tracker Is Upsetting People This Christmas

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.19.2013 | Technology

DENVER (AP) -- The U.S. and Canadian military will entertain millions of kids again this Christmas Eve with second-by-second updates on Santa's global...

Why The Santa Tracker Is Upsetting People This Christmas

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.19.2013 | Technology

DENVER (AP) -- The U.S. and Canadian military will entertain millions of kids again this Christmas Eve with second-by-second updates on Santa's global...

Friday Talking Points -- Defending Populism

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome back (after we took last week off, to digest) to our Friday roundup! We should have two weeks of news to cover, but nothing much of anything strange or startling happened Thanksgiving week, so we're going to concentrate on just this current week.

On World Health Day, Let's Foster "Healthy" Businesses to Improve Global Health

Dr. Naveen Rao | Posted 06.05.2013 | Impact
Dr. Naveen Rao

It's typical to assume that managing public health challenges in the developing world is the primary responsibility of the public sector. And that's not wrong: a well-functioning public health system is fundamental to saving more lives and keeping more people healthy.

Follow Where Santa Is This Christmas Eve

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 12.24.2012 | Technology

On Christmas Eves of yore, kids could only dream of where Santa Claus and his reindeer were flying at any moment, hoping that their house would be nex...

WATCH: Here Comes Santa Claus!

Posted 12.24.2012 | Parents

Santa Claus is comin’ to town. Yes, your child’s photo with him may not have gone as planned and you probably forgot to move the Elf one (or 20?) ...

5 Fun Facts About Flying With Santa

Beth Woolsey | Posted 02.20.2013 | Parents
Beth Woolsey

Although we welcome Santa into our homes and hearts this time of year, carefully choosing his favorite cookies and waxing eloquent on the magic he uses to shove his girth into the chimney, we know very little about Santa in his role as aviator.

The Apps You Need To Track Santa Claus

Reuters | Natasha Baker | Posted 02.16.2013 | Technology

By Natasha Baker TORONTO (Reuters) - Children eager to track Santa Claus on his annual yuletide journey to homes across the world can d...

How To Track Santa On Christmas Eve

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 12.25.2011 | Technology

The holidays are here at last. And you know what that means. No, not family, togetherness or even presents. It means it's time to track Santa as he ma...

How To Track Santa As He Makes His Way Across The Globe

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.01.2011 | Technology

Even accounting for timezone tricks and some funny business over the International Date Line, it's still hard for a lot of people to believe that Sant...

Lee Speigel

Air Force UFO Rules Vanish After Huffington Post Inquiry | Lee Speigel | Posted 12.19.2011 | Weird News

The military deleted a passage about unidentified flying objects from a 2008 Air Force personnel manual just days after The Huffington Post asked Pent...

NORAD's Performance on 9/11 and Hollow Conspiracy Theories

Dorian de Wind | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

As someone who knows NORAD from the inside, I know that every one of those men and women is dedicated to keeping our country safe and would have done anything and everything to prevent 9/11.

Garbage Truck Sparks NORAD Security Alert

Colorado Springs Gazette | TOM ROEDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A garbage truck headed to pick up trash at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station set off an electronic explosive detector Thursday afternoon, sparking a...