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Friday 13th: The Price France Had to Pay for Doing What's Right!

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 11.16.2015 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

The French MUST be applauded for being among the few who stood side-by-side by the Syrian people in their legitimate revolution against the tyrannical regime of Bashar al-Assad.

Non-Violence: Our Generation's Call to Duty?

Johann Berlin | Posted 12.04.2015 | World
Johann Berlin

While the correct path forward against this enemy remains uncertain, what is clear to me is that we cannot fight injustice with more unjust actions, like blaming the very people who are trying to flee this enemy.

'This Is Not Islam': Hashtag Campaign Revived After Paris Attacks

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.16.2015 | World

"Whoever kills an innocent person, it is as though he has killed all of mankind," tweeted London-based journalist Shehnaz Khan on Friday, quoting the ...

Another Democratic Debate Ends, With Hillary Very Much On Top

William Bradley | Posted 11.15.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

Isis, notwithstanding President Barack Obama's singularly ill-timed claim of just a few days ago, is decidedly not contained after a year of American air strikes and stop-and-start ground action. Chaos is again in the saddle.

Europe's Long Goodbye to Open Borders

Daniel Wagner | Posted 11.15.2015 | World
Daniel Wagner

If a bomb can explode in a stadium in France with the French president sitting in it, there is a problem. The Paris attacks are a wake-up call.

Paris Teachers Prepare To Discuss Attacks With Worried Students

HuffPost France | Sara Elkamel | Posted 11.16.2015 | World

PARIS -- On Jan. 7, 2015, there was suffocating alarm, horror and fear in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo shooting. The next day, wounds still fresh, it...

'Hunger Games' Red Carpet Canceled After Paris Attacks

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 11.16.2015 | Entertainment

The red carpet interviews scheduled for the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 2" Monday have been canceled following the t...

French Come Together To Support Muslims After Attacks

The Huffington Post | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.16.2015 | World

As the Islamic State cheers and takes credit for one of the most deadly terrorist attacks in modern France, emotions are running high in the nation --...

Paris at Midnight

Mackenzie Broderick | Posted 11.15.2015 | College
Mackenzie Broderick

In my silent conversation with God, I kept insisting that this was not my time to go. But the worst part of that night was knowing how many other young people were thinking the same thing, and now they are gone, and there really is absolutely no reason why.

Why A Backlash Against Refugees Only Helps ISIS

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 11.18.2015 | World

Almost immediately after the Islamic State claimed responsibility for killing at least 129 and wounding hundreds more in a series of terror attacks in...

Finding Support and Coping with Stress After a Traumatic Event

Laurent Schmitt | Posted 11.15.2015 | Impact
Laurent Schmitt

Positive mental health allows us to appreciate life. To neglect these simple measures exposes us to excessive stress and to its psychosomatic consequences.

How to Pray for Paris

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 11.15.2015 | Religion
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

Saw it coming. Both the carnage and the backlash that followed. Couldn't be avoided. Newton knew it. Wrote a law that explains it very simply: "For ...

WATCH: New Yorkers Send Love and Support To Paris

The Huffington Post | Megan Robertson | Posted 11.16.2015 | World

Nearly a thousand people gathered on Sunday in New York's Washington Square Park to mourn those killed in the attacks in Paris. We spoke to people who...

No, Hate, You Cannot Have Paris

Flynn Coleman | Posted 11.15.2015 | World
Flynn Coleman

I have lived some of the greatest days of my life in Paris. I have loved there, had some of the most profound love story moments of my life there. That is Paris, for me, and for many others. So hate, you cannot have Paris.

"Freedom Fries" And The Republican Right's Faux Solidarity With France

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 11.15.2015 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

I thought about the intertwined recent histories of our two countries and how much the French really loved the Americans, which made me all the more ashamed of the Republicans under George W. Bush who ridiculed that country and its people.

Paris Hero Who Saved Woman At Bataclan Has Been Found

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 11.18.2015 | World

UPDATE: 10:30 a.m. -- The man who saved a woman hanging from a window at Paris' Bataclan theater during Friday's terror attacks is safe -- and he's in...

After Paris Attacks, the West Needs to Join with Russia, Iran and Syria to Fight This Evil

Jacques Attali | Posted 11.15.2015 | World
Jacques Attali

PARIS -- We need to stop opposing Russia, Iran and even Syria, even though we do not approve of their behavior, because we are objective allies in this conflict. The forces of all these countries need to unite in this common struggle just as the forces of civilization coalesced in World War II. Without Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill never would have won the war against Hitler.

Imams Sing French National Anthem At Bataclan

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 11.15.2015 | Religion

A group of imams gathered at a makeshift memorial outside the Bataclan concert hall in Paris on Sunday morning to pray and sing the French national an...

Bono Calls Paris Attacks 'First Direct Hit On Music'

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 11.15.2015 | Entertainment

After the cancellation of U2's planned Saturday concert in Paris, band frontman Bono opened up about Friday's attacks on the city -- specifically the ...

False Alarm At République Causes People To Run For Their Lives

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 11.16.2015 | World

Hundreds of people flee the Place de la République in Paris after false alarm caused panic— Sky New...

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Puts Refugee Acceptance Effort On Hold

Associated Press | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.15.2015 | Politics

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan's Republican governor, who has bucked many party leaders by welcoming Syrian refugees, is putting the efforts on hold follow...

Three Simple Truths About Terror, Religion, And Islam

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 11.15.2015 | World
Clay Farris Naff

It's one thing to sympathize with the real victims and their loved ones, and indeed France itself; it's another to reward the terrorists by giving in to outdated emotional instincts. The most consequential of these is the desire for overgeneralized revenge.

Teaching About Paris and ISIS on Monday

Alan Singer | Posted 11.16.2015 | Education
Alan Singer

So students are all on the same page, I would start the lesson with a list of headlines, but would avoid video coverage. Based on these headlines from the New York Times and what you know from media coverage, what happened in Paris, France this weekend?

The Viral Poem About Paris Everyone Is Reading

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.15.2015 | World

Karuna Ezara Parikh, a blogger from New Delhi, put her thoughts on the Paris attacks into verse, and it became the poem heard around the globe. "It is...

Lindsey Graham: 'There's A 9/11 Coming' After Paris

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.15.2015 | Politics

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Sunday that "there's a 9/11 coming" after the Paris terror attacks and called for 10,000 American troops on the grou...