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Here's What You Need To Know About Ticks

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living

Bad news: Lyme disease, the most common tick-borne illness, has more than doubled over the past 20 years. In 1995 there were just over 10,000 cases o...

Businesses From Across America Are Investing in Britain

Patrick Davies | Posted 10.06.2014 | Business
Patrick Davies

As we at the Embassy are very fond of repeating, Britain and the US do a huge amount of business together. Perhaps that's what you would expect from two of the largest, most advanced and most open economies in the world. But you needn't take my word for it: The investment numbers for 2013-14 are in, and they are impressive.

Snow Blankets Parts Of New England

AP | RIK STEVENS | Posted 02.17.2014 | Green

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Crews worked through the night to clear roads in time for the morning commute Wednesday and school was canceled or starting lat...

30 Reasons To Love The Northeast

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 10.15.2015 | Travel

With the first day of fall arriving later this week, we can't help but think about how lovely the Northeast is in autumn. There are many reasons t...

Remembering Chuck Brown

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.17.2013 | DC

Thursday night at D.C.'s Howard Theater, The Chuck Brown All Star Go-Go Tribute Band, among others, will honor the first anniversary of a D.C. legend'...

10 States Where You're Most Likely To Make Over $200,000

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 07.25.2012 | Business

Want to make a lot of money? Go east, young man. And then a little north. The U.S. states -- including Washington D.C. -- with the largest chunk o...

Heatwave Roasts The Midwest, Spreads To Northeast

AP | RON TODT and BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 09.06.2012 | Green

PHILADELPHIA — Americans dipped into the water, went to the movies and rode the subway just to be in air conditioning Saturday for relief from u...

Northeast Clean Fuels Standard = Thousands of Jobs, Billions of Dollars

Nathanael Greene | Posted 10.17.2011 | Green
Nathanael Greene

An economic analysis done for 11 northeast and mid-Atlantic states shows that a clean fuels standard (CFS) is a winning idea for the region.

Top Ten Least Stressed States

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.25.2011 | Business

In the last three years, when so much has changed, American stress levels have remained surprisingly the same. Gallup recently released the survey...

An Interactive Map: Northeast Snowfall and Climate Change

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

The past two winters have been extraordinarily snowy in parts of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. But how much snow can the region expect in future decades if the climate continues to warm?

Snow Day Disarray: The Good And The Bad Of School Closings Across The Country

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

From stalled buses to stalled attention spans, mounds of white stuff means one thing: It's snow day season. Across the Midwest to the Northeast, snow...

Entire Northeast Threatened By Deteriorating NYC Bridges: Study

Yahoo! Finance | Michael Gormley, Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Lt. Gov. Richard Ravitch warned Thursday that the entire Northeast is threatened by rapidly deteriorating New York City ...

St. John's University Dean Accused Of Offering Students As Dates And Au Pairs

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Allegations against former St. John's University Cecilia Chang dean keep coming -- initially charged with embezzling university funds, Chang has now b...

Former St. John's Dean Allegedly Treated Students Like Servants

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Former St. John's Dean of Asian Studies and Vice President Cecilia Chang, fired in June for embezzling about $1 million worth of donations from the un...

Rutgers Student Believed To Have Committed Suicide After Classmates Allegedly Recorded Him In Gay Sexual Encounter

The Huffington Post | Danielle Wiener-Bronner | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

UPDATE 5:46 p.m. EST: The Clementi family's lawyer, Paul Minardi, has released a statement confirming that Tyler committed suicide: "Tyler was a fi...

HIV Rates In US: Some Places Have Higher Infection Rates Than Africa

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Recent research published in The New England Journal of Medicine shows that within certain populations in America, the prevalence of HIV-infected peop...

Worst Week Ever: Republicans Unhinged

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

This week, just like the stock market (funny how that goes), Republicans hit yet a new low.

Holder, Race and Obama's 10% of the White Alabama Vote

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

The complicated picture of how America came to vote for its first black president reflects the country's multifarious attitude towards race

Northeast Power Companies Struggle To Restore Electricity Following Storm

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Unseasonably mild weather Monday melted ice on trees and soothed the nerves of those in the Northeast who have gone without p...

Northeast Snow Storm Leaves Tens Of Thousands Without Power

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ALBANY, N.Y. — More snow fell Wednesday in parts of the Northeast as utility crews labored to restore service to thousands of customers blacked ...

McCain's Problem with White Voters

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

It is McCain who needs to score exceptionally well among white voters, better in fact than any other Republican presidential candidate in the past 20 years, including George H. W. Bush.

Big Winter Storm Pounds Northeast With Dangerous Mix Of Snow, Freezing Rain

AP | STEVE LeBLANC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Street and highway crews were at work trying to clear roads across the Great Lakes states into New England on Sunday as a storm blamed for two deaths ...