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Blood on Their Hands: The Racist History of Modern Police Unions

G. Flint Taylor | Posted 01.22.2015 | Chicago
G. Flint Taylor

Police unions further the-all-too-accurate conception that the police are an occupying force in poor communities of color, and are antithetical in principle and action to the progressive principles of the labor movement.

PBA President Patrick Lynch Faces Leadership Challenge From Unhappy Cops

New York Daily News | Posted 01.20.2015 | Crime

There might be a new sheriff in town at the police union. A group of upstarts plans to challenge lightning rod Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association...

It's Patrick Lynch, Not Mayor De Blasio, from Whom an Apology Is Due

James Meyerson | Posted 01.11.2015 | New York
James Meyerson

Mayor de Blasio never ran for Mayor of the City on an "anti-police" platform; once elected, Mayor de Blasio has never thrown police officers under the bus; and Mayor de Blasio most certainly does not have blood of the fallen officers on his hands.

De Blasio's First Year: A Tale of Two Mayors -- Progressive Pioneer or City Leader

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 03.04.2015 | New York
Jeanne Zaino

Going into his second year this remains the greatest challenge for the mayor -- to make sure that New Yorkers know he is more focused on running the city as he is on fulfilling his progressive agenda. It's not an either-or scenario, he can do both.

WATCH: Snowboarder Kevin Pearce On Injury: My Brain Is So Fragile Now

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.27.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

World champion snowboarder Kevin Pearce was a strong contender to win gold in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics when an accident during a training session c...

T.O. Finds A New Sport

AP | TIM DAHLBERG | Posted 10.24.2013 | Sports

LAS VEGAS -- LAS VEGAS (AP) — Terrell Owens has finally found a sport where he doesn't have to worry about getting the ball. T.O. wants to be a pro...

Bowler Flips Out After Winning U.S. Open Title

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 02.27.2012 | Sports

All I can say after watching Pete Weber's outburst after winning his fifth U.S. Open bowling title is that is almost exactly how I would react if I ev...

The Dos and Don'ts of Dealing With an Impasse

Xavier L. Suarez | Posted 03.18.2012 | Miami
Xavier L. Suarez

We agonized over the decision, with the administration saying it could not yield one inch and the union saying that the administration had failed to look for savings and efficiencies in all kinds of other areas.

FAIL: Professional Bowler Falls Into Gutter

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 01.09.2012 | Sports

You have to let go of the ball, Josh! Competing in a recent World Championship qualifier in Las Vegas, Josh Blanchard was bowling a mere 129 in the ni...

Ray Kelly: Too Much Respect

Len Levitt | Posted 01.01.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

Other than Ray Kelly, what police commissioner on God's green earth could keep his job after the avalanche of police scandals in New York City last week?

Girl Can't Stop Giggling After Undergoing Brain Surgery

Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 10.09.2011 | Healthy Living

If you've ever gotten the occasional bout of giggles, you know how hard it can be to stop. But for one 7-year-old British girl, a weird side effect of...

PBA: Bratton Award No Slap at Kelly

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Bratton's award reflects not just the union's appreciation but its disdain for Kelly over a number of bread-and-butter issues across his seven-year tenure.

BPA Studies To Continue Under FDA: Agency Faulted For Ignoring Data On Plastics' Health Risks

washingtonpost.com | Lyndsey Layton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Food and Drug Administration, criticized by its own scientific advisers for ignoring available data about health risks posed by a chemical found i...