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Happy 91st Birthday, Jimmy Carter!

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics

Former President Jimmy Carter, who was recently diagnosed with cancer, turned 91 on Thursday. Carter announced that his melanoma, initially discovered...

Jimmy Carter Is So In Love With His Wife, It Still Makes Him Blush

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 09.29.2015 | OWN

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A Papal Blessing for a Biden Presidential Bid?

Al Eisele | Posted 09.24.2015 | Politics
Al Eisele

Pope Francis has said he won't address any domestic political issues during his visit to the U.S., but there's a good chance he may bestow his blessing on Vice President Joe Biden, and by inference, encourage him to run for president.

Dear President Carter

Angela Garcia Combs | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics
Angela Garcia Combs

When I had no safety at home, when food was scarce and my life seemed impossibly violent and out of control, you became President. You instilled a belief in me that moral leadership will win.

Why the Planet Is Doomed

Nigel Barber | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics
Nigel Barber

One solution to carbon pollution is a more economical lifestyle. Sharing cars, living in smaller homes, and generally saving energy are obvious ways to mitigate global warming. Will we adopt them, or will we continue with a more wasteful lifestyle?

True Patriotism Requires Supporting Every President

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics
Morris W. O'Kelly

Vote your interests in November. Continue to be partisan to your heart's delight. Just don't call yourself a patriot if you search to find reasons to disregard objective facts, data and documented history in an attempt to justify rooting against a sitting president.

Happy Grandparents Day, Nana New Face

Donna M. Butts | Posted 11.07.2014 | Fifty
Donna M. Butts

As we celebrate Grandparents Day, let's make it something more than a superficial holiday. Let's make it a grand day for action.

Brennan Williams

The Real Reason Why We Celebrate Black Music Month? | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.02.2015 | Black Voices

Editor's Note: This post was originally published in June 2014. It has been republished in commemoration of this year's "Black Music Month." What ...

Jimmy Carter Fires Off His First Text Message

Posted 03.28.2014 | Fifty

Though he's skeptical about the privacy of using technology, it looks like Jimmy Carter has finally caved and joined the 21st century. The former p...

Disidencia Herejía

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.17.2014 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

There is a Spanish word for dissent, disidencia, but Wheelock did not recognize it. In 1979, neither did Ortega, and the word seems entirely missing from the Nicaraguan vocabulary.

Government Is Missing in Job Creation

Harlan Green | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics
Harlan Green

We know now why job creation has been so weak in the recovery from the Great Recession, or Lesser Depression, as some have called it. Governments have lost too many jobs, and that mostly includes public safety and healthcare workers, as well as some 300,000 teaching jobs lost due to the Great Recession.

WATCH: Jimmy Carter Announces Major Disease On The Brink Of Eradication

HuffPost Live | Basel Hamdan and Alexandra Schuster | Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

A painful and debilitating disease which dates back to ancient times is on the brink of eradication, former President Jimmy Carter announced on HuffPo...

EXCLUSIVE: President Carter Joins HuffPost Live At 10:15AM

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter joins HuffPost Live from The Carter Center in Atlanta to make a major announcement in the field of public health an...

The Great Divergence

Harlan Green | Posted 02.15.2014 | Business
Harlan Green

The so-called "minimalist" budget deal just reached by Congress is another illustration of the great divergence in wealth distribution of recent year...

30 Years Strong: Building New Homes (And Lives) With The Carters

Jonathan T.M. Reckford | Posted 12.07.2013 | Impact
Jonathan T.M. Reckford

Each year, Habitat for Humanity engages more than a million volunteers during special events like the Carter Project, on Global Village trips to another part of the world, and in local communities. It has been gratifying to see over the last several years how this community of volunteers is moving online to connect with one another and to share their personal Habitat stories with their families and friends.

Rooftop Revolution: Danny Kennedy's Epic Odyssey From Carbon-rich Jungles to Sun-drenched California

Stacy Clark | Posted 10.12.2013 | Green
Stacy Clark

If you've ever imagined a global trek around the world, you will love Danny Kennedy's book, Rooftop Revolution: How Solar Power Can Save Our Economy -...

Oscar-Winning Argo: Americans Make the Best Out of Rewriting Facts

Brian C. Stiller | Posted 05.06.2013 | Entertainment
Brian C. Stiller

Along comes Hollywood and casts its film-making aurora, shadowing the facts, insuring the CIA gets the credit. So instead of Ken Taylor and his staff being in the script as those who protected the hostages, the CIA ends up as hero.

Let's Move, Let's Run

David Willey | Posted 03.12.2013 | Healthy Living
David Willey

There are so many physical, mental, and emotional benefits to even a simple running "routine." No fancy equipment needed, no teams to make -- just a pair of shoes and some guidance and encouragement.

NY Times Ad: Prohibition Is Finally Coming to an End

Ethan Nadelmann | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics
Ethan Nadelmann

This past year was the best ever for our growing movement to end the war on drugs. Marijuana legalization and broader drug policy reform have moved from the fringes to the mainstream of U.S. and international politics.

What Makes a President a Great Leader

Tom Fox | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics
Tom Fox

Michael Siegel is the author of The President as Leader, an analysis of the leadership skills of five recent American presidents.

Are You Better Off Now Than You Were Four Ago When Bin Laden Was Still Alive?

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

President Obama came into office in the worst American crisis in our history. He was stuck with two wars, and the worst economy in eighty years. We're not out of that crisis yet, and the President still has a long way to go, but at least he's put an end to Bin Laden.

Former President Carter To Address Democratic National Convention By Video

The Huffington Post | Ethan Klapper | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

Former President Jimmy Carter will address the Democratic National Convention by video on the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 4, according to a press releas...

Obama's August Surprise for Coal Country: Mountaintop Removal Moratorium and New Green Jobs Plan

Jeff Biggers | Posted 09.16.2012 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Obama should keep his 2008 campaign promise, travel to Appalachia and publicly announce a timeline to enact a mountaintop removal moratorium and launch a green jobs coalfield regeneration fund.

Both Sides: Has Obama Grown in Office? OK to Tout OBL Death?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgWhat matters more with Bin Laden - the raid or an ad? Dizzy Dean: "It ain't bragging if you done it."

Governor Romney's Job Growth Record -- Worse than Obama and Carter's

Paul Abrams | Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Mitt Romney is now comparing himself to President Jimmy Carter. But his job growth during his tenure as governor is less than 25 percent of President Carter's record. Still want to compare your jobs record to President Carter, Mitt?