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9-Year-Old Collects Hundreds Of Barbies For Homeless Girls Her Age

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 01.25.2016 | Good News

Most young girls, when faced with the prospect of 1,000 Barbie dolls, would be over the moon to keep them all to themselves. Gianni Graham, however, w...

Colorblind Man Sees Sunset For First Time, And It's 'F*cking Cool'

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 08.17.2015 | Good News

This guy has a new outlook on the world -- and it’s bright and colorful. Aaron Williams-Mele, who is colorblind, posted an emotional v...

Photo Recap: Virginia's Largest Pride

Kevin Richberg | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kevin Richberg

The State of Virginia holds the nation's only Gay Pride Boat Parade, that's right: no floats, just boats! Hampton Roads Pride, in Norfolk, Virginia, is the State's largest pride celebration, throwing a unique twist on the gay festivities.

Ancient Underwater Forest Discovered

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.06.2015 | Science

What's it like to discover a prehistoric forest--one that's been hidden under water for thousands of years? Dawn Watson knows first-hand. The 45-y...

Kate Sheppard

There Will Be Flood: NOAA Projects Effects Of Sea Level Rise | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.23.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Most coastal regions of the United States will see 30 or more days of flooding by 2050 thanks to sea level rise, according to new resear...

Needed: A True Diversity Map for America

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Sometimes childhood experiences motivate a lifetime of extraordinary work. That is certainly true for Georgetown University Law School professor and bioethicist Patricia King, a brilliant scholar and one of the most effective leaders you may not know.

Chilling: Helmet-Cam Video Captures Motorcyclist's Final Moments

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 09.05.2014 | Crime

Helmet-cam video showing the final moments of a motorcyclist who died when he collided head-on with a car has been made public. David Holmes, 38, o...

The Military Battles Climate Change

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 09.27.2014 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

With a nod to the fact that the conversation has reached a partisan and polarized level, the Board maintained that this tangible "national security concern" cannot afford to get bogged down by politics or budget wrangling.

Photographer Captures the Amazing Moment Lightning Strikes an English Field

Roadtrippers | Posted 09.19.2014 | Travel

The quiet of Waveney Valley, on the Norfolk/Suffolk border in East Anglia, was broken by an early-morning summer storm. Fortunately, local photographer Simon Buck was up at that ungodly hour to capture the extraordinary beauty.

Sailor Killed While Protecting Colleague In Naval Base Shooting

AP | BROCK VERGAKIS and MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 03.26.2014 | Crime

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The sailor who was slain during a shootout aboard a guided-missile destroyer at a Virginia base saved another sailor's life by j...

Naval Base Shooter Took Weapon From Sailor

AP | BROCK VERGAKIS | Posted 03.25.2014 | Crime

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A civilian approaching a Navy destroyer at the world's largest naval base late at night took a weapon from a sailor who was stan...

David Lohr

Virginia Beach Police Officer Sues City For Gender-Based Discrimination | David Lohr | Posted 02.19.2014 | Crime

A Virginia police officer is suing the city of Virginia Beach and its police department for millions of dollars, claiming she suffered years of workpl...

2nd Crewmember Dead After Navy Helicopter Goes Down Off Virginia

AP | STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

A Navy helicopter with five crew members crashed into the ocean off the Virginia coast during a routine training mission Wednesday, killing two crew m...

4 Believed Dead In US Air Force Helicopter Crash

AP | LOLITA BALDOR and SYLVIA HUI | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — A U.S. Air Force Pave Hawk helicopter crashed in a coastal area of eastern England during a training mission on Tuesday night, killing...

'Pirates' Accused Of Killing 4 Americans On Yacht Begin Trial

AP | BROCK VERGAKIS | Posted 08.07.2013 | Crime

NORFOLK, Va. — Defense attorneys for three Somalis charged with murdering four American yachters in a pirate hijacking said Thursday there's no ...

Mom Allegedly Shot Up Drugs In Courthouse Parking Lot With Baby In Car

David Lohr | Posted 10.17.2012 | Crime

A drug intoxicated mother was arrested in Virginia after she was found passed out in her car with her 23-month-old daughter crying in the back seat, p...

Jason Cherkis

Paul Ryan: 'We Are Right Now Living In An Ayn Rand Novel' | Jason Cherkis | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney selected Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his running mate, he wasn't just picking a self-p...

Black-on-White Crime and the Reasons for a Media Double-Standard

Bob Cesca | Posted 07.16.2012 | Media
Bob Cesca

Yes, there's a double-standard. And until there's full equality and the long slow process of racial healing is completed, the double-standard has to remain.

WATCH: Climate Change, Close To Home

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 04.28.2012 | Green

Experts predict that the effects of climate change may have the greatest impact on low-lying, and often developing nations, but countries like the Uni...

15- To 23-Year-Old Female Body Found On Queen's Estate

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.04.2012 | World

(AP) LONDON -- Investigators trying to identify the body of a young woman found on Queen Elizabeth II's Sandringham estate are focusing on cases of wo...

'Mini Monet' Buys First House At 9 Years Old

Posted 01.07.2012 | Arts

Yet again, artist prodigy Kieron Williamson is making his fellow 3rd graders look bad. While most 9 year olds are giving their parents macaroni neckla...

The Sad Decline of The Norfolk, Nairobi

Andrew Harper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Andrew Harper

Some hotels are so integral to a city's history and so bound into the fabric of its social and economic life that they become synonymous with their lo...

7-Year-Old 'Mini Monet' Takes The Art World By Storm

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At an age when most of his peers still struggle to keep their crayons within the lines of coloring books, Kieron Williamson demands top dollar for his...

A Muslim Voice of Reason Against Israeli Actions: Ibrahim Ramey

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

I first met Ibrahim Abdil-Mu'id Ramey after he delivered the plenary speech about Dr. Martin Luther King and the linkage between Dr. King's movement a...

In Focus: Report: More U.S. Soldiers Suffering From Pre-Traumatic Stress Disorder

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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NORFOLK, VA—"War is going to be hell," said Pre-TSD sufferer Henry Gerard, looking ahead to the possible death of a potential best-friend-in-arm...