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Hear From Defenseless Pakistani Children Attacked By The Taliban | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 12.17.2014 | Home

The school day wasn't even halfway over when the fighters walked in with their guns. Several militants entered the campus through its lightly forti...

Wendy Davis for Texas

Brent Budowsky | Posted 08.17.2013 | Home
Brent Budowsky

The future of Texas will not be found in voices who prefer a Texas in which Hispanics are second-class citizens when they seek to vote and women are second class citizens when they seek to live their lives as they choose and seek a good job and a fair wage.

Boston and Beslan: The Mindset of Terror!

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 06.21.2013 | Home
Raymond J. Learsy

In 2004, nearly nine years ago, at the beginning of the school year, an incident took place of such murderous hatred that its happening serves as the defining dimension of the nature of the separatist insurgency and violence that have shaken Chechnya.

South Korea Sparks Military Alert Over Schoolhildren's Balloons

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Balloons released by schoolchildren sparked a major security alert in South Korea, reports say, amid heightened tensions with North Korea....

Charter Schools Bill Ignored By Albany, State To Lose $700 Million In Federal Aid | AP File Photo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Legislature in a special session this evening refused to act on a bill Gov. David Paterson said is needed for the state to have a chance at $700 m...

Making An Impact: Help a Kid Take the Leap from the Mean Streets of L.A. to a College Campus

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arianna Huffington

To help at-risk kids take the leap from the mean streets of L.A. to a college campus, we've created a special fund. To contribute and give a worthy student a leg up on a much brighter future, click here. Latest HuffPost Game Changers: Media and Philanthropy Look over the slideshows we've put together, then vote for the Ultimate Game Changer in Media and Philanthropy. READ MORE Barack Obama Is Doing My Job; Why America Needs Him to Do His When it comes to Wall Street, President Obama seems to have traded in his position as our economy's commander-in-chief for a different role: pundit-in-chief. READ MORE WATCH: Arianna Discusses the Senate Health Care Bill on Countdown WATCH: Arianna Talks About the Public's Bailout Anger on BBC's Newsnight WATCH: Left, Right, and Center Live on Stage

Seattle Teen Gives Rwandan Girls The Gift of Education

Huffington Post | Tam Vo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

You are never too young to change the world, and Jessica Markowitz is living proof. The Seattle Times reports that Markowitz was just a sixth grader w...

Friday Talking Points [92] -- The End Of Silly Season

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Weigant

Sadly, Obama's speech to school children has become mired in manufactured controversy from the right, with typical sky-is-falling rhetoric about the evil, evil man who occupies the Oval Office.

Greening the Barrio: Part 1

Christian Beckwith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christian Beckwith

Mexico? For a philanthropic renewable energy project with a loosely connected group of wanderers? I'm a climber: my car was filled with outdoor gear, not a pair of flip-flops to be found.